International

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi (born 20 February 1964) is a New Zealand politician and a member of the National Party. He was elected into the 49th New Zealand Parliament in 2008 by way of the party list. Early life Bakshi was born in Delhi, India. He attended Guru Harkrishan Public School and acquired a degree in Commerce from the University of […]

Kash Gill

Kash “The Flash” Gill is a retired British professional kickboxer who is a former four-times world champion. Gill became a world champion in kickboxing at the age of 21. He formally retired from fighting in 2002. In 1991, he won the World Kickboxing Association (WKA) light middleweight and super welterweight full contact titles. The following year he won the WKA middleweight championship. He […]

Kultar Gill

Kultar “Black Mamba” Gill (born March 24, 1979, in Mission, British Columbia) is a professional Indian-Canadian welterweightMuay Thai kickboxer and Lightweight mixed martial artist currently signed with Super Fight League, fighting for Team Mamba in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Kultar Gill Born March 24, 1979 (age 37) Mission, British Columbia, Canada Other names Black Mamba Nationality Canadian Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Weight […]

Akaash Bhatia

Akaash Bhatia Statistics Real name Akaash Bhatia Nickname(s) Kash The Bash Rated at Featherweight Height 5’7 Nationality British Born May 1, 1983 Loughborough, England Stance Orthodox Boxing record Total fights 15 Wins 14 Wins by KO 5 Losses 1 Draws 0 No contests 0 Akaash Bhatia (born 1 May 1983 in Loughborough, England) is a British featherweight professional boxer. He […]

Andrew Singh Kooner

Andrew Singh Kooner (born 11 May 1979 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England) is a Canadian boxer. Andrew Kooner Personal information Full name Andrew Singh Kooner Nationality Canadian Born 11 March 1979 (age 37) Kettering, Northamptonshire Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Weight 54 kg (119 lb) Sport Sport Boxing Rated at Flyweight and Bantamweight Club Windsor Amateur Boxing Club Amateur career Andrew Kooner moved to Tecumseh, Ontario […]

Sim Bhullar

Gursimran “Sim” Bhullar (born December 2, 1992) is a Canadian professional basketball player for Dacin Tigers of the Taiwanese Super Basketball League (SBL). He played college basketball for New Mexico State University and is the first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA. At 7’5″, he also became the sixth tallest player in NBA history, being tied with Chuck Nevitt […]

Paul Uppal

Paul Singh Uppal (born 14 June 1967) is a Conservative Party politician from the United Kingdom. He was, for the parliament elected in the 2010 general election, the Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton South West, having won the seat from the incumbent Labour Party MP Rob Marris, with 16,344 votes and a majority of 691. He was subsequently narrowly defeated in […]

Gurmant Grewal

Gurmant Singh Grewal (Punjabi: ਗੁਰਮੰਤ ਗਰੇਵਾਲ), (born December 21, 1957 in Barundi, Punjab, India) is an Indian Canadian politician and former Conservative Party of Canada Member of Parliament. Gurmant and his wife, Nina Grewal, were the first married couple to serve in the House of Commons of Canada at the same time. First elected to the Canadian House of Commons […]

Ravi Singh

Ravi Singh is an American entrepreneur, author, and former politician convicted in Federal Court of conspiracy to make political contributions by a Foreign National during the 2012 San Diego Mayoral race. He is the founder and CEO of Electionmall Technologies, a non-partisan company that offers technology products and services tailored to those running for political office. Singh became known as the first […]

Simon Singh

Simon Lehna Singh, MBE (born 19 September 1964) is a British popular science author whose works largely contain a strong mathematical element. His written works include Fermat’s Last Theorem (in the United States titled Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical Problem), The Code Book (about cryptography and its history), Big Bang (about the Big Bang theory and the […]

Preet Bharara

Preetinder Singh “Preet” Bharara (born 13 October 1968) is an Indian-born naturalized American attorney and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Earning a reputation of a “Crusader” prosecutor,his office has prosecuted diplomats and people in other countries. He prosecuted nearly 100 Wall Street executives, reached historic settlements and fines with the four largest banks in the US, and closed multibillion-dollar hedge […]

Nikki Haley

Nimrata “Nikki” Haley (née Randhawa; born January 20, 1972) is an American politician who is the United States Ambassador to the United Nations since January 25, 2017 and served as the 116th Governor of South Carolina from January 2011 to January 2017. Prior to her tenure as governor, Haley was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, serving from 2005 […]

Bob Singh Dhillon

Bob Singh Dhillon (born 1965) is a Punjabi Indian-Canadian Sikh, property Multi-Millionaire businessman. His family comes from Tallewaal in the district of Barnala Punjab. His grandfather left for Hong Kong for business reasons and set-up the North China Shipping Company to carry back between Japan. He was born in Japan in 1965. As a small child he was sent back […]

Alexi Grewal

Alexi Singh Grewal (born September 8, 1960 in Aspen, Colorado) is an Indian-American Olympic gold medalist and former professional road racing cyclist. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, Grewal became the first American man to win an Olympic gold medal in road cycling. He has two brothers, Rishi and Ranjeet, who were also top American cyclists, especially in mountain […]

Dalip Singh Saund

Dalip Singh Saund (September 20, 1899 – April 22, 1973) was an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives. He served the 29th District of California from January 3, 1957 to January 3, 1963. He was the first Sikh American, the first Asian American, the first Indian American and the first member of a […]

Dr. Rajwant Singh

Dr. Rajwant Singh was born in Calcutta, India, in 1961.  He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and settled in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He completed a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1989 from the School of Dentistry at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Currently he has two dental offices and has thriving dental practices in the Washington […]

Ajaypal Singh Banga

Ajaypal “Ajay” Singh Banga is the current president and chief executive officer of MasterCard. MasterCard announced on April 12, 2010 that Ajay Banga, previously MasterCard’s president and chief operating officer, had been named by the Board of Directors to serve as the company’s president and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2010. The company also announced that Banga would become […]

Professor Peter Virdee

Prof. Peter Virdee, born and raised in Birmingham, brings his Sikh faith to his commitment to business and philanthropy in Britain. “Blessed is the godly person and the riches they possess because they can be used for charitable purposes and to give happiness” Guru Amar Das, one of Sikhism’s ten gurus, is reported to have said. Working hard to generate […]

SimranPreet Singh Lamba

Specialist Simran Preet Singh Lamba, who recently became the first enlisted Sikh soldier in more than two decades to complete basic training while maintaining his Sikh identity, began the next level of training this month to become a combat medic. The Army’s policy on religious garb excludes wearing a dastaar (Sikh turban) and having kesh (unshorn hair). Every Sikh recruit […]

Snatam Kaur

Snatam Kaur Khalsa /səˈnɑːtəm ˈkɔːr/ (Punjabi: ਸਨਾਤਮ ਕੌਰ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ, born 1972 in Trinidad, Colorado), is an American singer, songwriter and author. Kaur performs new age Indian devotional music, kirtan, and tours the world as a peace activist. The surname “Kaur”, meaning “princess”, is shared by all female Sikhs. Snatam Kaur September 10, 2007, Snatam Kaur in Hockley, Birmingham, England. Background […]

Baltej Singh Dhillon

Baltej Singh Dhillon was the first Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer to be allowed to wear a turban. Early life After graduating from high school, he went on to Kwantlen College to study criminology with hopes of becoming a criminal lawyer. Having been advised to do some volunteer work to improve his chances of getting into law school, he helped […]

Gurinder Chadha

Gurinder Chadha OBE (born 10 January 1960) is an English film director of Punjabi Sikh Kenyan Asian origin. Most of her films explore the lives of Indians living in England. This common theme among her work showcases the trials of Indian women living in England and how they must reconcile their converging traditional and modern cultures. Although many of her […]

Nuvraj Singh Bassi

Nuvraj Singh Bassi (born March 20, 1983) is a former defensive tackle in the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 43rd overall in the 2005 CFL Draft by the Lions. He played college football for the Oregon Ducks. He previously played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Montreal Alouettes. Nuvraj Bassi No. 77 Date of birth March 20, 1983 (age 33) Place of birth Vancouver, British Columbia […]

Gurbax Singh Malhi

Gurbax Singh Malhi (Punjabi: ਗੁਰਬਖਸ਼ ਸਿੰਘ ਮੱਲ੍ਹੀ) PC, (born October 12, 1949) is an Indian Canadian politician. He was the first ever turbaned politician to be elected anywhere in the western world.A Liberal, he was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Bramalea—Gore—Malton in 1993, and served as its representative in the House of Commons for 18 consecutive years. In […]

Narinder Singh Kapany

Narinder Singh Kapany (Punjabi: ਨਰਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ) (born 31 October 1926) is an Indian-born American Sikh physicist known for his work in fibre optics. He was named as one of the seven ‘Unsung Heroes’ by Fortune in their ‘Businessmen of the Century’ issue (1999-11-22). He is also known as “Father of Fiber Optics”.The term fibre optics was coined by Singh Kapany in 1956. He […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Navdeep Bains

Navdeep Singh Bains (Punjabi: ਨਵਦੀਪ ਸਿੰਘ ਬੈਂਸ), PC MP (born June 16, 1977) is a Canadian politician who is the current Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. Bains, a Liberal, represents the riding of Mississauga—Malton in the House of Commons after his election in 2015. He previously represented the riding of Mississauga—Brampton South from 2004 to 2011. On November […]

Harjit Sajjan

Harjit Singh Sajjan PC OMM MSM CD MP (born September 6, 1970) is a Canadian Liberal politician, the current Minister of National Defence and a Member of Parliament representing the riding of Vancouver South. He is the first Sikh to become Minister of Defence. Sajjan was first elected during the 2015 federal election, defeating Conservative incumbent MP Wai Young, and […]

‘Sikhs for Justice’ To Take Punjab Water Diversion Issue to International Court of Justice

NEW YORK, USA—US-based Human rights body ‘Sikhs for Justice’ has announced to take the legal dispute over the Satluj Yamuna Link -(SYL) Canal into the International Court of Justice situated in Hague (Netherlands). The Sikhs for Justice is ready to submit an application for ‘Punjab Water Referendum-2017’ on the SYL-Canal issue. In a press note shared with Sikh24, legal advisor S. […]

SikhFeed: Attempt to Denounce Bapu Surat Singh’s 11 Month Long Struggle in 11 Minutes

Here are five things you need to know about the recent video which has surfaced online about Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa – 1. If Bapu ji is in fact eating food, then what’s the need for the Government to forcefully arrest and detain him in hospital? If he’s eating, he should be totally fine and be be able to move. […]

Guinness World Record Holder – Giani Sarwan Singh

SURREY(CANADA): A Surrey man with the longest beard in the world has broken his own record. When Bhai Sarwan Singh made the Guinness Book of World Records in 2008, his beard measured more than seven-and-a-half feet in length, the longest of any known living man.It’s now two inches longer. Singh, the head priest at Surrey’s Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, recently […]