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Super Sikh: “Isn’t it time to see a hero in a turban for a change?”

Super Sikh: The series, which follows an Elvis-loving secret agent named Deep Singh, is described as “adventure and action... (more...)

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Edmonton city councillor Amarjeet Sohi recalls his imprisonment in India in the 1980s

Amarjeet Sohi, Edmonton city councillor for Ward 12 Greg Southam/Edmonton Journal PAULA SIMONS EDMONTON JOURNAL EDMONTON... (more...)

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Sikh MP Tim Uppal becomes unlikely champion of Holocaust remembrance

Minister of State (Multiculturalism) Tim Uppal responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons Friday... (more...)

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New study finds most Americans know nothing about Sikhism

File photo: Sikhs gather in Surrey April 2014 to celebrate Vaisakhi. Nick Procaylo/PNG ARUN KUMAR IANS Washington  –... (more...)

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Drunk British woman who attacked Sikh cabbie, tore off his turban and set it on fire was let off with a warning

A Sikh cabbie was attacked by a group of five drunk women for refusing a free ride. Google Maps IANS London – Police... (more...)

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Sikh student wants to join U.S. Army program but rules would force him to cut hair, remove turban

This undated photo provided by the American Civil Liberties Union shows Iknoor Singh, a student at Hofstra University. Singh,... (more...)

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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next... (more...)

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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

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World basketball body eases headgear ban after religious discrimination claims

India’s sports minister is unhappy with the turban ban by FIBA. File: Moon Tae Jong of South Korea (L) passes a ball... (more...)

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Canada’s multiculturalism minister Tim Uppal runs into racist Canadian

Conservative cabinet minister Tim Uppal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld ASHLEY CSANADY CANADA.COM It’s a naturally ironic... (more...)

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Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

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An Indian woman and child ride pillion on a motorcycle during a heavy downpour in New Delhi on July 16, 2013.  MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images

Helmets made mandatory for Delhi women on motorcycles, Sikhs exempted

An Indian woman and child ride pillion on a motorcycle during a heavy downpour in New Delhi on July 16, 2013. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty... (more...)

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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

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You’re pretty cool for a brown girl

You are pretty cool for a “brown” girl. Interesting statement or is it the latest pick up line? This is a statement I have been…
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Taste India: Gujarati masala khichdi is a delight for the senses

ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI When I say khichdi, you must be thinking of the simple sick man’s food. But no, that’s not what I’m talking…
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Learn to make Indian foods at home

Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla LAURA BREHAUT CANADA.COM Spices, and the way you use them,…
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Inspiring stories of South Asian pioneers shaped B.C.’s gift to Indian PM

VANCOUVER DESI Stories of South Asian pioneers who helped shaped the cultural fabric of B.C. will forever remain with Narendra Modi in the form of…
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Indian woman’s debilitating brain tumour turns out to be ‘evil twin’ complete with bone, hair and teeth

WASHINGTON POST Something was wrong with Yamini Karanam. The PhD student had moved from Hyderabad, India, to Indiana to study computer science. But her new…
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Diet Pepsi changes sweeteners in an aspartame-wary world

DUANE D. STANFORD BLOOMBERG PepsiCo Inc. will start selling Diet Pepsi without aspartame later this year, one of the biggest changes to the beverage in…
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Can yoga really give you an orgasm? Well, let’s just call it a yogasm!

MAXINE FRITH THE DAILY TELEGRAPH So, can yoga really give you an orgasm? Besides improving your flexibility, the ancient practice apparently has another, rather unexpected,…
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Dad gets parental rights after donating sperm to woman who used turkey baster to impregnate herself

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. — A woman who used a turkey baster to impregnate herself is on the losing side of a legal battle…
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