1 hr ago
The Washington Post
Young Sikhs in Maryland fight bias with diplomacy in the classroom
Young members of the Guru Gobind Singh temple say they are committed to combating prejudice and bullying.
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2 hrs ago
Stage set for Baisakhi bash
Come Sunday evening, Guru Nanak Higher Secondary School at Pee Pee Compound in Ranchi will turn into a mini Punjab, thanks to the efforts of All India Sikh Students' Federation.
7 hrs ago
Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad
Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans - the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith - could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Now Newspaper
Vaisakhi takes over Surrey this weekend
On Saturday , Vaisakhi, one of the most important events on the Sikh religious calendar, returns to the streets of Newton.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Sikh Empire relic bought by Calgary billionaire
When Calgary billionaire Bob Dhillon placed the winning bid on a 19th-century curved sword in a recent British auction, he didn't see himself as merely purchasing the sword -- he was liberating it.
Sikhs allowed to carry kirpans in Canadian missions - Indiatalkies.com
Toronto, April 16: The Canadian government has approved a new policy which allows Sikh visitors to Canadian diplomatic missions abroad to wear kirpans.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Many homes along the Vaisakhi parade route which went along Marine Drive, up Main Street, down East 49th Avenue, and down Fraser Street back to the Ross Street Temple, offered free vegetarian food for those in attendance.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Star Online
Tamils and Sikhs usher in new year
PETALING JAYA: Tamils and Sikhs marked an auspicious day yesterday with grand celebrations of the Tamil New Year and Vaisakhi, respectively.
Religion News Service
Photo Slideshow: Sikhs from four continents flock to Pakistan for Vaisakhi festival
The gurdwara, in Hassan Abdal, Pakistan, before pilgrims start to arrive from India, Afghanistan, Africa, North Africa and Australia for the Vaisakhi Festival.
Gravesend awash with colour for Vaisakhi in Gravesend
Running 45 minutes late, the wait failed to dishearten the spirit as thousands of people lined the streets as the floats went past.
Sikh community steps up for Ose mudslide victims
The Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Marysville has been hosting celebrations every April for 15 years marking the founding of the religion.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Faith news round-up: A very holy week ahead
This is the most solemn week of the Christian year - Holy Week - and is leads us up to Easter.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Daily Beast
How Sikhs Celebrate SpringBy Simran Jeet Singh
Every April, communities across the world come together to celebrate Vaisakhi. For centuries, Vaisakhi has marked the spring harvest, and Punjabi farmers have celebrated this occasion with community gatherings and festivals.
The Georgia Straight
Photos: Vaisakhi parade in Vancouver attracts massive crowd
The Khalsa was created as a military order to protect people of different faiths from being forcibly converted to Islam by Mughal invaders.
From good food to Gurmukhi, Sikh pilgrims talk it all : April 13, 2014,
HASSANABDAL: Pakistan wins many a heart again. Gurdwara Panja Saheb is teeming with Sikhs and echoing with generous laughers, often interrupted by a louder than normal recitation of kirtan - hymns from the Guru Granth sahib.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Sikh parade takes to streets Sunday
Thousands of Sikh worshippers are expected to converge on Stockton this weekend to celebrate the dawn of the Khalsa Panth as part of a weekend celebration highlighted by the 16th annual Vaisakhi Day Parade.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
US lawmakers wish Sikh Americans joyous Vaisakhi
Thirteen members of the US House of Representatives have co-sponsored a House resolution wishing the Sikh American community a joyous Vaisakhi, the Indian harvest festival that also marks the creation of the Khalsa in 1699.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
EEOC Issues Guidance for Employers on Accommodating Religious Dress and Grooming Practices
Religious diversity in the workplace is fast becoming a hot issue for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission .
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Indira Gandhi's assassin son seeks support from Akal Takht Sant Sama
Fatehgarh Sahib, Apr 6 : Sarabjit Singh Khalsa , son of Indira Gandhi's assassin Beant Singh, who is contesting election from Fatehgarh Sahib constituency from Bahujan Samaj Party today appealed to Akal Takht Jathedar and Sant Samaj to support him in Lok Sabha elections which is sechduled to held on April 30. Talking to reporters here Mr Khalsa ... (more)
Bushey school's Asian New Year celebrations were 'tremendous'
A primary school in Bushey hosted an Asian week for pupils to celebrate its ethnic and cultural diversity with local community.