NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (WPVI) – A referee for a game between two local high schools ignited a controversy when he wouldn’t allow a student on the playing field because of his religious headwear. Officials from the Marple-Newtown School District say it occurred Tuesday when the high school freshman soccer team
By: Preetinder Singh (Grewal) Sikh banana farmers from Woolgoolga – Coffs Harbour area are fast transitioning into becoming successful greenhouse vegetable producers. The declining banana industry forced local farmers to look at other options including blueberry and ‘hot house’ vegetable production. The Sikh settlement in Woolgoolga – Coffs Harbour area is one of
By: Joe Sharman Sikh volunteers say they have begun handing out food and water to Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Burma. The Khalsa Aid charity said volunteers from its India arm were “working in tough conditions on the border areas” in Bangladesh to provide aid. The group, which is registered
The Melbourne Sikh Community joined the Muslim protesters this month against Rohingya Genocide by Myanmar’s security forces. The crowd of a few hundred people staged a passionate demonstration in central Melbourne on Thursday morning earlier this September to highlight the “genocide” being committed against innocent people in Myanmar and called
By: Kate McKenna By most traditional measures, federal NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh is outpacing his competitors. Newly released fundraising data from Elections Canada show he received 60 per cent of all contributions in the second quarter of 2017, despite the fact that he only joined the race in May.