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Review: ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ translates well to the musical stage Special

Toronto - Sports fans don’t often like show tunes, and musical fans aren’t usually jock types. But “Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical”, which made its North American debut in Toronto on Tuesday, takes a stab at bringing the two camps together.

Sikhs celebrate founder Guru Nanak's birth anniversary

Islamabad - It is one of the biggest birthday celebrations in the world: millions of Sikhs will Tuesday mark the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of their religion, the Guru Nanak.

Hundreds of Indian Sikhs make historic pilgrimage to Pakistan

Hundreds of Indian Sikhs made a historic pilgrimage to Pakistan on Saturday, crossing through a white gate to reach one of their religion's holiest sites, after a landmark deal between the two countries separated by the 1947 partition of the subcontine...

Pakistan, India sign deal on visa-free corridor for Sikh pilgrims

Islamabad - Islamabad and New Delhi signed an agreement Thursday on a visa-free corridor between the two countries that will allow Sikh pilgrims in India to visit the shrine to their religion's founder, which is in Pakistan.

Indian politician gets life over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

New Delhi - A veteran Indian politician was given a life sentence on Monday over anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that killed nearly 3,000 people following the assassination of then-premier Indira Gandhi.

German teens convicted for jihadist attack on Sikh temple

Essen - A German court on Tuesday sentenced three teenage boys to up to seven years in juvenile detention over a jihadist attack on an Indian wedding that badly wounded a Sikh priest.

Sikh who removed turban to save boy's life gets new furniture

Auckland - A "Sikh Samaritan" who disregarded religious tradition and removed his turban to cradle the head of a five-year-old boy hit by a car has received new furniture from a New Zealand business owner as reward for his kind act.

Sikh abandons religious rule, removes turban to save boy's life

Auckland - A Sikh student from India studying in New Zealand is being hailed around the world as a hero after he ignored religious rule and strict tradition to help a little boy hit by a car. He removed his turban and used it to support the boy's bleeding head.

13 children among Afghan Sikhs found in UK shipping container

London - The frail survivors found inside a shipping container at a British port at the weekend following a "horrific ordeal" are Sikhs from Afghanistan and include 13 children, police said Sunday.

Sword fight at India's Golden Temple on raid anniversary

Amritsar - Clashes broke out between sword-wielding Sikhs on Friday at the Golden Temple in northern India on the 30th anniversary of a controversial army assault on Sikhism's holiest shrine.

7 killed, 20 injured in shooting in Sikh temple in Wisconsin

Oak Creek - Seven people are dead, and at least twenty have been injured in a shooting at an Oak Creek, Wisconsin Sikh temple. The gunman is among the dead.

Op-Ed: Video of 'indestructible' Indian stuntmen goes viral

Love America's Got Talent? Well, you might like this viral video. Meet the "Warriors of Goja," a group of Sikh stuntmen who destroyed themselves on national television in India.

Sikh preacher shot dead in Vienna

A Sikh preacher, head of the Dera Sacha Khand, a religious sect, was shot dead in Vienna amidst a violent clash involving the Dera Sacha Khand and the fundamentalist Sikhs.

Ashes should Travel as Luggage, says Emirates

Emirates Airlines has reportedly insisted that the ashes of a man should go as luggage. Ms. Nashater Hayer, the passenger, an Indian Sikh, is reportedly distraught over the entire incident.

Secret Service won't allow Sikh representatives meeting Pope wear ceremonial dagger

Pope Benedict XVI will visit the U.S. next month to meet with other religious leaders to show commitment to peace. Sikhs will not participate because the Feds have refused to give them permission to wear their ceremonial dagger.

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Harman Singh removes turban to save boy's life
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