Khadoor Sahib, Punjab (May 17, 2013): According to a press release by PRO Nishan-e-Sikhi: “after dedicating many documentaries to society disseminating positive messages before it, the international award winning film maker Meera Dewan now came with her new production piece “Gur Prasad; The Grace of Food”, an interesting and introductory documentary of 58 minutes on India’s tradition of food sharing (called ‘Langer’ in Sikh tradition) basically made for Film division of ministry of information and broadcasting, Government of India”.
New York, USA (May 13, 2013): According to a release by the Sikh Coalition the US National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) provided Ampreet Singh, a Sikh optometry student, a religious accommodation to use a non-standardized optometry instrument — allowing him to wear his turban — to complete the clinical skills portion of the national licensing examination.
New York, United States (May 11, 2013) According to a recent release by the Sikh Coalition in an unprecedented victory for Sikh students in United States, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) entered into a landmark settlement agreement with the DeKalb County School District (School District) in Atlanta, Georgia on behalf of a Sikh victim of school bullying.
Amritsar, Punjab (May 8, 2013): Amritsar, the city of the Golden Temple, will celebrate annually its Foundation Day, the day it was established by Guru Ram Dass, the 4th Sikh Guru, in 1577. This effort will be spearheaded by Eco Amritsar, a group formed by the Washington based EcoSikh.Amritsar, Punjab (May 8, 2013): Amritsar, the city of the Golden Temple, will celebrate annually its Foundation Day, the day it was established by Guru Ram Dass, the 4th Sikh Guru, in 1577. This effort will be spearheaded by Eco Amritsar, a group formed by the Washington based EcoSikh.
Toronto, Canada (May 07, 2013): It is learnt that more than eighty thousand Sikhs participated in Khalsa Sajna Nagar Kirtan that was held on May 05, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. The Nagar Kirtan started from Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Melton and concluded at Sikh Spiritual Centre, Rexdale.
Amritsar, Punjab (May 06, 2013): The Sant Samaj, led by Damdami Taksal (Chowk Mehta) chief Baba Harman Singh, organized a march from headquarters of Damdami Taksal to Sri Akal Takhat Sahib and submitted a memorandum to the Jathedar of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib.
Amritsar, Punjab (April 29, 2013): Justifying the martyr’s memorial build in Darbar Sahib Complex after the name of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale and other martyrs of 1984 army assault code named Operation Blue Star, the Dal Khalsa said Baba Harnam Singh implemented the resolution of the SGPC adopted on May 3, 2012.
Amritsar, Punjab (April 27, 2013): In brief but historic ceremony held at Sri Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) Complex, the Martyr’s memorial for Saka June 1984 was inaugurated. This ceremony was attended by various Sikh political, social and religious leaders besides the Sikh sangat in large numbers.
Vancouver (April 11, 2013): According to a recent news release dated April 11, 2013 by the World Sikh Organization of Canada, the organization has worked with the British Columbia Ministry of Justice as well as the BC Sheriff Service to develop accommodation guidelines for the kirpan in BC courthouses. The accommodation will begin to be offered on April 12, 2013.
Amritsar, Punjab (April 01, 2013): It is learnt that an exclusive website of the Sri Akal Takhat Sahib was launched from the Sri Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) complex on April 01, 2013.
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