Dear reader, it is with delight and a great deal of relish that I announce to you the relaunch of The Sikh Spectrum, which is now under my editorship and the directorial oversight of a number of distinguished figures in the Sikh community, some of whose writings you will have the opportunity to enjoy in [...]
We would like to express our concern at the University of California Riverside’s insensitivity towards the Sikh community and Sikh Religion. With regards to the apprehension of our community, Sikh leaders have been meeting with the University authorities for the past five years.
US Sikhs Express Condolences on the Death of Pope John Paul II.
“This request is an inquiry to find literature in Punjabi on relevant health related topics that I can give to my patients. Topics of interest would include but not be limited to arthritis, blood related disorders, cancer, diabetes, low back pain, and neck pain.”
GHANAIA is an international relief effort, established by UNITED SIKHS in 2003 to provide impartial, non-partisan aid and assistance to victims in disaster situations.
S.Kultaran Singh, a Gursikh born in Iran and holder of Indian Passport No: A9122718 issued at Tehran on 22nd January 2003, was brutally killed on 7 August 2003. This killing has shaken the confidence of the small Sikh and Indian community resident in Iran since three generations and has created a sense of insecurity. The family of the deceased and Mrs.Damanpal Kaur Anand has sent several petitions to various authorities in India and also to the Embassy of India in Tehran (Iran).
Following France’s lead to ban conspicuous religious symbols in public schools, educational systems the world over must aim for a similar ban. In the name of secular neutrality, to ease the pressures of globalization, to combat the rise of militant terrorism, and to build an unprejudiced global society, all religious symbolism must be banned from public institutions.
Dr. Vineeta Gupta is a renowned medical doctor and a human rights activist, who recently spoke at a seminar in Houston, Texas (USA). It was a pleasure hosting her, and the seminar was one of the best we (AID) have had in Houston. Dr. Gupta discussed many issues relating to health and human rights, shared her personal experiences, and made recommendations on policy changes.
Ever since the 12th of July this year, the Punjab has been inundated with threats and also with bewitchingly smooth talk. The situation is like the weather in the rest of the country. Half of which is ravaged by floods and the other half by drought. Om Parkash Chautala, the chief minister of Haryana has been breathing fire and brimstone.