Thousands Of #Sikhs Around The World Distributed A Pink Drink Yesterday, Do You Know Why?

As temperatures soared, yesterday, June 16, the community offered sweet pink refreshments to everyone in the area in celebration of a special Sikh day. ‘Chabeel’ is when a sweet non-alcoholic drink made of rose-water syrup, ice and milk is distributed.…

‘I call it #recycling’ – unusual partnership develops between #Sikh community and retired #CookIslands women over sacred cloth #NZ

Rumala Recycling Rumala sahib are beautiful fabrics, of which hundreds are offered up as altar cloths every month. The cloths, used in religious ceremonies ranging from “a few minutes” up to several hours, are then packed away to be disposed…

Video: It’s Jagmeet Singh vs Navneet Bains, Canadian Prime Ministerial aspirants, on the dance floor

What unites them, of course, is that both are part of the South Asian community in Canada, whose causes they serve irrespective of their political affiliation. So when the Seva Food Bank – a service run by Sikhs to ensure…

#Turbans are ‘this season’s showstopping new look’, declares Duchess of Cambridge’s hatmaker despite backlash

But according to the Duchess of Cambridge’s hatmaker, this year’s “showstopper” trend is set to be the turban. Jane Taylor, one of the country’s leading milliners, has declared the turban a “chic and timeless headpiece” that is “a completely new…

Harleen Singh’s ‘Drawn Together’ Highlights #Comic #Artists Fighting #Racism

Each artist’s work is informed by their own experiences as outsiders and barrier-breakers. In the film, Alden displays panels from the Super Sikh series that show main character Deep Singh regularly running up against interrogative police officials and hindering TSA…

Into the limelight: #Sikh #truckers in #America

I grew up with 9/11 happening when I was in high school,” says Landis, who runs his independent business in a 1999 Peterbilt cabover. “I’ve always been pretty closed-minded about anyone who wears a turban or looks remotely anything like…

Bridging The Divide: His #Sikh brother was killed for his #turban

For Sodhi, hating the man who killed his brother wasn’t in line with his beliefs. “If I hate him, right, it doesn’t bring me closer. Hate take[s] the people away from you,” Sodhi told CNN, as he reflected on the…

#Sikh motorcyclists now exempt from helmets in Alberta

Now, like every motorcyclist on the Prairies, he waits anxiously for every single one of those glorious sunny, warm days to back his motorcycle out of the garage and hit the open road. Those rides are not only a relaxing…

Director of film on anti-Sikh massacre wins national award

Pasricha said that the award helps in breaking the silence over such a heinous crime against humanity. She also said that it’s helping the cause of the human rights activists who have remained steadfast in their campaign for justice. The…

Drag flicking a ‘Bullet’ | @FlickerSingh

A winner isn’t just a person who consistently works hards and delivers results. A winner is a lot more than just that. It is about perseverance, humility, honor and most importantly undying belief in oneself. It’s never about being knocked…