525 KW solar power plant set up in Golden Temple

Amritsar, Oct 27 (DAILYNEWS/UITV/IANS) With the financial assistance of the US-based United Sikh Mission, a 525 KW capacity solar power plant was commissioned in the holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, in Amritsar on Tuesday. “Our mission is to ensure clean power supply round the...
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Unlikely to leave Singhu protest site, say Nihang members

New Delhi: Members of the Sikhs’ Nihang order, who are camping at Singhu on the Delhi-Haryana border in support of farmers protesting the three Central agri laws, are unlikely to leave the site, sources said on Wednesday. A leader of the Nihangs said a Mahapanchayat of the religious order was held on Wednesday at Singhu and the decision of the mass meeting will be announced at a press conference on Thursday. “We are unlikely to leave the Singhu border. We are here to support farmers,” a source, who attended the meeting, said.

FBI Updates Record High Hate Crime Statistics

October 27, 2021 — Earlier this week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published additional data on hate crimes and bias incidents for calendar year 2020. According to the FBI, the previous 2020 dataset left out some 500 hate crimes and bias incidents in the state of Ohio. On the whole, hate crimes are at their highest reported level since 2001, and anti-Sikh incidents are at their highest level since they were first tracked in 2015; the updated data also reportedly includes a significant number of anti-Sikh hate crimes and bias incidents.

Indian Army celebrates 75th Infantry Day

"This day has a unique significance for the nation, as it was on this day in 1947 that infantrymen from Indian Army, led by 1st battalion of Sikh regiment, landed at Srinagar airfield and saved the state of Jammu and Kashmir from a ruthless and treacherous Pakistani invasion," the ministry said in its tribute.

No, Nothing is Okay. We Are Sitting Under Siege!

TELL me where to start from and where to end? The in-between anyway seems so very frightful and complicated …murkier it gets by the day! Yet we sit as mute spectators. Do we have the freedom to even raise our voice or throw up a query or two on the all’s-going-fine narrative, uttered rather too frequently and shamefully by the ruling lot!

Attacks rise on houses of worship

Houses of worship — across a variety of faiths, including Jewish synagogues to Buddhist temples, Muslim mosques and Catholic churches — are experiencing high amounts of vandalism, arson and other property damage. The big picture: 2021 is on track to exceed last year's spike in hate crimes in the U.S.,...

Infantry Day: Story Of The Sikh Regiment That Acted As Wall To Defend Kashmir

All army establishments across the country celebrate Infantry day every year on October 27th. This day pays homage to thousands of soldiers who laid down their lives while protecting the country. The history of this day dates back to 1947. On this day, the first battalion of the Sikh regiment...

New Edmonton mayor wants to tackle drug crisis, stop attacks on women

EDMONTON — The Alberta capital's first racialized mayor paused during his swearing-in speech Tuesday to voice pride in one of the most diverse councils elected in Edmonton's history. Amarjeet Sohi said he's ready to tackle issues the city faces, including the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed about 1,300 Edmontonians, a...

Celebrate Diwali with Kids in Champaign-Urbana

Find family-friendly ways to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, including a very special night on the Main Quad. Two things about celebrating Diwali are the same no matter where you live or whether you are Hindu, Jain, or Sikh: it is a Festival of Lights, and it commemorates a mythical story of good triumphing over evil.

VTA Family Spotlight: Samarpal Singh

It was a proud day for VTA as five bus operators marched down the streets of Downtown Santa Clara as part of the Santa Clara Parade of Champions. It is a tradition that carries, “a legacy of community and frontline heroes,” dating back to the return of U.S. troops from World War II in 1945, according to the event website. These employees were part of a float organized by the local Sikh community of San Jose. Samarpal Singh was among the group.