American Sikh body donates Rs 1 crore to students in India
A US-based Sikh body has provided financial assistance of nearly Rs 1 crore to needy students and educational institutions in Punjab and neighboring states.
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New York Faith Community and Sikhs of Kenya: A Partnership Is Born
Communities and individuals across NYC have been working together not only to have impact on issues of global health and hunger, but to show the positive power that people of faith can have when they unite around action rather than debating divisive issues.
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Big Sister Honored for Dedication
Rio Arriba County resident Guru Simran Kaur Khalsa was named the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico School-Based Big Sister of the Year for her long-term commitment to Espanola Middle School seventh-grader Taishanna Sanchez.
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Where the Food Is Free
There is no chit-chat as the assembly line of volunteers works. The group ranges in age from an 80-year-old woman who comes every day (she says in Punjabi that it can get lonely being at home all day) to a 31-year-old man starting a new job as a chef the next day. They cook almost in a meditative silence
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Sikh Seva Foundation’s 1st Annual Food Drive Donates 10,000 Food Items!
A food drive organised by Sikh Seva Foundation with the support of local Sikh Community and Sikh Organisations for the Month of April donated over 10,000 food items weighing 8126 Pounds to BC Food Banks on Monday May 7.
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The establishment of Guru Kanshi ~ prediction of Guru Gobind Singh ji
One day, as per divine order, Guru Ji began sharpening reeds, throwing these into the Sarovar (water-tank) and declared, "This is the Guru-Kanshi, which will emerge in future as a great center of divine learning.
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L.A. Sikh Boutique Funds Religious Education In Punjab
“The clothing business is the way we are able to do everything you see here,” said Bhajneet Singh, 31, who runs Papillon with his parents and extended family. “We pride ourselves on that work-life balance.”
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San Antonio police ask brave Sikh young men and women to join police during plantation of trees
With the unfortunate politics that surround many Gurdwaras nowadays, a visit from the police to a Gurdwara almost always indicates intra-Sangat conflict. At the Sikh Center of San Antonio, however, this was not the case.
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Sikh jatha readies for 'Jora Ghar Sewa' in Pak gurdwaras
Carrying with them boxes of shoe polish and brushes, members of Nankana Sahib Sikh Yatree Jatha are all ready to visit gurdwaras in Pakistan. This is one of its kind jatha that takes positions in Pakistan gurdwaras on various Sikh religious occasions, and had been doing the free shoe keeping and shining service for nearly 11 years.
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‘Healing touch' of the Sikh community
Calling out to the poor and down-trodden over the past five years, the centre, which is a unit of the Guru Nanak Charitable Trust, has been providing quality medical services at highly subsidised prices at a time when health care costs are sky-high.
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