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Sikh band wins Grammy for Best New Age album
14.02.17 19:29 as USA - TEAM PT

White Sun, a Los Angeles-based band famous for their musical interpretations of Yogic mantras, has won the 2017 Grammy Award for Best New Age Album for their second album White Sun II. The band has a strong Indian connection.

The band is co-founded by Adam Berry, who ...
  


NYPD to allow Sikh officers to wear turbans, grow beard
29.12.16 19:14 as USA - TEAM PT

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has come up with new rules allowing Sikh police officers to wear turbans instead of traditional police hats, officials said. Sikh officers have until now worn turbans under their caps.
 
New York Police commissioner James O’Neill announced the measures being ...
  


Sikh MP becomes Canada's 1st woman House leader
21.08.16 20:34 as Canada - TEAM PT

Indo-Canadian Sikh MP Bardish Chagger has been named as the new Leader of the government in Canada’s House of Commons, becoming the first woman to hold the post in the country’s history.

Chagger, the 36-year-old Waterloo MP and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, was among ...
  


37 Sikhs honoured on Singapore National Day
11.08.16 04:23 as General - Asia Samachar

More than three dozen Sikhs received various medals for the Singapore National Day Awards 2016.

There are 22 men and 15 women Sikhs who made the cut this time around.

Among the women on the list are District Judge Jasvender Kaur and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore ...
  


“I have more Sikhs in my cabinet than Modi does” – Canada PM
12.03.16 00:35 as Canada - pt team

Canada’s newly elected young prime minister, Justin Trudeau on Friday said that he had more Sikhs in his cabinet than India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi does.
 
Tudeau was interacting with university students during his three-day visit to the United States. While most of the questions were ...
  


Sikhs in California Raise over $400,000 for National Media Campaign
26.02.16 00:10 as USA - PT Team

Over 400 Sikh men, women and youth from all across the San Francisco Bay Area attended the National Sikh Campaign’s fundraising gala to support the campaign's media strategy for Sikhism and Sikh identity in America.
 
The fundraising gala was sold out and over $400,000 was ...
  



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