Sikh charity sharing the love with free food in lockdown | nzherald.co.nz

“Of the three basic principles of Sikhism, one of them is you must share with others.” And these guys are sharing a lot of food – 12 tonnes each day! Made with funding from NZ On Air. Full story: https://bit.ly/lf666 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on … Read more Sikh charity sharing the love with free food in lockdown | nzherald.co.nz

73 Year Old Fundraising Hero and Special Guest Chris Kamara! | Good Morning Britain

A 73-year-old known as the ‘Skipping Sikh’ is raising money for the NHS by posting inspiring daily workouts online. Rajinder Singh and his daughter Rajinder say many Sikhs are suffering in isolation during the lockdown. To help alleviate loneliness and keep the Sikh community connected, Mr Singh is making exercise videos for those missing their … Read more 73 Year Old Fundraising Hero and Special Guest Chris Kamara! | Good Morning Britain

NHS deaths: Leading Sikh A&E consultant dies after contracting coronavirus

As the death toll from Covid-19 continues to rise, so does the number of healthcare workers dying from the disease. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Last night it claimed the life of one of the country’s most eminent accident and emergency doctors. Manjeet Singh Riyat was the first Sikh A and E consultant appointed in the UK. The … Read more NHS deaths: Leading Sikh A&E consultant dies after contracting coronavirus

Coronavirus Weekly: Wuhan Death Toll Jumps; NY Extends Lockdown; China GDP Takes Historic Plunge

On this week’s Covid-19 Wrap (April 17): • Meet the medical students who are graduating directly into the frontlines • Follow the Sikh volunteers delivering meals every day to Australia’s elderly and disabled • Test out Dubai’s movement-monitoring system that requires residents to apply for a permit whenever they leave home • Here’s how to … Read more Coronavirus Weekly: Wuhan Death Toll Jumps; NY Extends Lockdown; China GDP Takes Historic Plunge

The ‘skipping Sikh’ keeping elderly communities active in the coronavirus lockdown

Rajinder Singh otherwise known as the ‘skipping Sikh’ is 73 years old and his video on skipping has gone viral. It has had over 250k views. He has started to do exercises for the elderly community so they can also get involved and he’s been asked to share his videos with everyone in the community … Read more The ‘skipping Sikh’ keeping elderly communities active in the coronavirus lockdown

Heroes of the Front Line: Sikh Volunteers

Sikh Volunteers started in 2014 to help people with food and with volunteer services.  “We are getting so many calls from people who have lost their jobs, elderly people, people who are homeless, international students, single moms…” says Manpreet Singh. “Every day and every week we got a different menu so people can choose according … Read more Heroes of the Front Line: Sikh Volunteers

Gunmen storm Sikh religious complex in Kabul

Security forces cordon off the area located in old Kabul and are engaged in gun battle with attackers, officials say. Gunmen and suicide bombers have stormed a Sikh religious complex in the Afghan capital Kabul and were locked in a continuing battle with security forces, the Ministry of Interior has said. Security forces cordoned off … Read more Gunmen storm Sikh religious complex in Kabul

The challenges facing Asians in the LGBT+ community | ITV News

#ITVFromTheNorth In this episode of From The North, we discuss the issue of homophobia faced by many LGBT members of the Asian Community.   Nearly half of young LGBT+ people who are left homeless after coming out are from religious backgrounds – with strict interpretations of texts like the Bible and the Koran being used incorrectly … Read more The challenges facing Asians in the LGBT+ community | ITV News

Military situation in Yemen grows dire & other topics – Daily Briefing (18 February 2020)

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General – Afghanistan – Yemen – Syria – Libya – Car – Cameroon – Burkina Faso – South Sudan – Niger Secretary-General The Secretary-General is wrapping up his three-day visit to Pakistan just now, after a day in which he visited the Kartarpur … Read more Military situation in Yemen grows dire & other topics – Daily Briefing (18 February 2020)

Diwali 2010: Sikhs and Hindus Celebrate Festival of Light

Sikhs, Hindus and Jains around the world have begun celebrating Diwali, the festival of light, as dawn rises on the 5th November 2010. Five days of celebrations fuse a plethora of traditions, languages and customs, but a unifying theme of special food, candles and lights unite the observers around the world. Diwali is an official … Read more Diwali 2010: Sikhs and Hindus Celebrate Festival of Light