Coming Soon to the U.S. Army: Turbans, Beards, Hijabs, and Cornrows

By: Emma Green In the final days of the Obama administration, the military has issued new guidelines for religious accommodations and dress. The Army has issued a new regulation: Effective immediately, brigade-level commanders will be able to grant accommodations to servicemen and women who wear beards, turbans, or hijabs for

Jagmeet Singh & NDP – Torchbearers For Helmet Exemption in Ontario

31 Dec No Comments SDDS Global Sikh News

Jagmeet Singh, Deputy Leader of the Ontario province’s New Democratic Party and Andrea Horwath, the party leader, have continued to ardently campaign for a Sikh helmet exemption in Ontario. Whilst Sikhs are currently allowed to ride without helmets in British Colombia and Manitoba, the province of Ontario has still not made

On Christmas, Sikhs Turn Santa for the Homeless in London

By: Ishleen Kaur Neon snowflakes and twinkling fairy lights hang all over the Oxford Street in central London. Hundreds of tourists throng Harrods and Selfridges, which call out to those passing by with their Christmas-themed window displays. London is decked up for Christmas and how! Not for nothing is this

Sikh Police Officers in New York Will Be Able to Wear Beards and Turbans

By: Ashley Southall In a nod to the growing number of South Asian Sikhs in New York City, the Police Department said on Wednesday that it would allow officers who belong to the religion to wear beards and turbans while in uniform — as long as the turbans are blue.

Hospitals Respecting Faith

29 Dec No Comments SDDS Global Sikh News ,

By: Gurmit Kaur Being in a hospital is a time when we are the most vulnerable. We can find ourselves away from people who care about us and understand our values and beliefs.  Sometimes those values and beliefs can differ from the mainstream. Although as humans we are essentially a

FBI Picks Sikh For Community Leadership Award

Swaranjit Singh (Khalsa), President of Sikh Sewak Society International, was awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award this week. In April, he will travel to Washington, D.C., where he will receive a tour of the FBI headquarters and will be celebrated along with the other award recipients during a ceremony. The

Stevenson High School Student Donates Unused Bagles To Area Food Pantries

By: Ronnie Wachter Sitting on a curb outside an Einstein Bros. Bagels shop in Libertyville that closed for the day, Stevenson High School junior Amrit Singh (Johar) wondered where he would go next to unload a batch of unused bagels. He had just filled the trunk of his parents’ car

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