- Mar 05, 2015 22:48 IST
UK museum assistant Karen Emma White, who has been on a two week visit to Chandigarh and Amritsar to study Sikh culture, feels that she has made connections for collaborative works with the museums here.
- Feb 18, 2015 12:34 IST
A maharaja only in name, who lived away from his kingdom, mother, country, faith, and culture since the age of 10 and died a pauper after a failed marriage, Duleep Singh, last of the Sikh rulers, has been the muse of many artists and historians.
- Feb 05, 2015 14:14 IST
The British Sikh community has launched a first-of-its-kind political campaign targeting 50 seats nationwide, including three in west London, for the 2015 general elections.
- Jan 24, 2015 08:48 IST
An incredible story of a warhorse nicknamed Sikh that survived World War 1 has come out recently and amazed the curator of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum in Britain.
- Jan 21, 2015 09:50 IST
Everyone knows about the guts, glory and grandeur of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Lion of Punjab. People also know about the life of his son Maharaja Duleep Singh, who lived in obscurity after he was exiled to Britain at the age of 15 and died alone in Paris at 55.
- Dec 01, 2014 09:28 IST
Lauding the valiant role played by Sikh soldiers during World War 1 and 2, UK home secretary Theresa May on Sunday described them as unsung heroes who won freedom for the country.
- Aug 10, 2014 18:50 IST
India-born centenarian Sikh runner Fauja Singh has urged everyone to join a peace marathon organised in London to mark the First World War centenary in Britain, media reported.
- Aug 03, 2014 20:59 IST
Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principles of optimism and hope - the very principles that his family now rely upon to sustain them during his slow recovery from being shot in the head two years by a white supremacist.
- Dec 05, 2014 17:25 IST
Police in a British city have formally apologised and admitted they "got it wrong" after a woman who tore off the turban of a Sikh taxi driver and set it on fire was let off with a caution, media reported.
- Sep 10, 2014 22:11 IST
A British Indian woman has sued a gurdwara in Britain after she was severely hurt in a kitchen explosion three years ago, a media report said on Wednesday.
- Aug 08, 2014 08:48 IST
Appearing in a photography exhibition celebrating the world’s best facial hair, a British Sikh woman, who has grown a beard for seven years, seeks to convey a public message to love oneself.
- Aug 03, 2014 18:21 IST
A 31-year-old woman has been sentencedto six years in jail in the UK for killing a Sikh man while driving a car at over 110 km per hour and texting and talking on two phones.
- Feb 22, 2015 09:15 IST
A museum assistant with Ancient House Museum of Thetford in England, Karen Emma White, will visit Punjab and Chandigarh as part of the ‘Connections through Culture Programme’, after receiving a funding of £2,000 (around Rs 2 lakh) from the British Council.
- Aug 01, 2014 09:48 IST
A Punjabi-origin woman bank employee has been jailed for stealing £120,000 (around Rs 1.2 crore) from a customer’s account in Scotland, a media report said on Thursday. Satnam Kaur, 30, a Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) employee, transferred money from Robert Brown’s account to India from Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2011, the BBC reported.
- Jul 05, 2014 17:41 IST
A Sikh charity is planning to exhume the body of a prince, the last ruler of a Sikh empire, from his grave in the English countryside and send it back to Punjab.