Bhagat Singh


Bhagat Singh (IPA: [pə̀ɡət̪ sɪ́ŋɡ] ( listen) 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian revolutionary socialist who was influential in the Indian independence movement. Born into a Jat Sikh family which had earlier been involved in revolutionary activities against the British Raj, he studied European revolutionary movements as a teenager and was attracted to anarchist and Marxist ideologies. He worked with several […]

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Monty Panesar


Mudhsuden Singh Panesar, known as Monty Panesar (born 25 April 1982) is an English international cricketer who currently plays for Northamptonshire. A left-arm spinner, Panesar made his Test debut in 2006 against India in Nagpur and one-day debut for England in 2007. In English county cricket he currently plays for Northamptonshire, and has previously played for Northamptonshire until 2009 and […]

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Waris Ahluwalia


Waris Ahluwalia (born 1974) is an Indian American designer and actor based in New York City. His company, House of Waris, has collaborated with a number of other designers and artists throughout the years. House of Waris came into being after the owners of Maxfield’s in Los Angeles noticed Ahluwalia’s elaborate diamond rings and placed an order, which sold out. Waris […]

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Sikh woman enters Guinness World Records as youngest woman with beard


9 SEP 2016-Harnaam Kaur, a 24-year-old British Sikh model, has entered the Guinness World Records as the youngest female with a beard on Thursday, news agency PTI has reported. “Now with a beard measuring as long as six inches in places, she overcame years of bullying to take ownership of her appearance and achieve this record title at the age […]

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World Sikh Organization of Canada


On June 4, 1984, the Government of India launched a military assault (“Operation Blue Star”) on Sri Darbar Sahib (commonly known as the Golden Temple) in Amritsar India. This date was chosen at a time when thousands of Sikh pilgrims had gathered to commemorate the martyrdom of the fifth Guru, Guru Arjan Sahib Ji. Thirty-eight other Sikh Gurdwaras across Punjab […]

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AGWAN, PUNJAB (KP) – Sardar Tarlok Singh, the respected father of the Mahan-Shaheed Bhai Satwant Singh, who along with Bhai Beant Singh and Bhai Kehar Singh, were responsible for bringing the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to justice, passed away at a hospital in Amritsar due to health related complications. His son, Shaheed Bhai Satwant Singh, who was a personal […]

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Tim Uppal


Tim Uppal, PC (born November 14, 1974) is a Canadian politician, banker, and radio host. He served as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Edmonton—Sherwood Park from 2008 to 2015. On July 15, 2013, Uppal was moved from Minister of State for Democratic Reform to the portfolio of Minister of State (Multiculturalism). He was defeated by Liberal candidate Amarjeet Sohi […]

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Milkha Singh


Milkha Singh (born between 1929 and 1935), also known as The Flying Sikh, is a former Indian track and field sprinter who was introduced to the sport while serving in the Indian Army. He was the only Indian athlete to win an individual athletics gold medal at a Commonwealth Games until Krishna Poonia won the discus gold medal at the 2010 […]

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Amarjeet Sohi


Amarjeet Sohi (Punjabi: ਅਮਰਜੀਤ ਸੋਹੀ) PC MP (born March 8, 1964) is an Indian-Canadian politician, currently the Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods and the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities in the federal Cabinet, headed by Justin Trudeau. He was previously a member of the Edmonton City Council representing Ward 12, gaining his seat in the 2007 city of […]

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