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Sikhs: Members of the Sikh religion
Sikhs are people associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century, in the Punjab region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, based on the revelation of Guru Nanak. The term Sikh has its origin in the words शिष्य, meaning a disciple or a student. A Sikh, according to Article I of the Sikh Rehat Maryada, is "any human being who faithfully believes in One Immortal Being; ten Gurus, from Guru Nanak to Guru Gobind Singh; Guru Granth Sahib; the teachings of the ten Gurus and the baptism bequeathed by the tenth Guru".

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Sikh couple win 'heritage' adoption battle

Sandeep and Reena Mander have won nearly £120,000 in damages from their Berkshire council.
BBC News - Published

Tory MP candidate apologises for telling Sikh rival he is 'talking through his turban'

A former Tory minister has apologised after he was accuse of telling his Sikh rival he was "talking through his turban" during an election debate.
Independent - Published

India, Pakistan contacts at 'zero' despite border cooperation

Contacts between India and Pakistan are "zero", Pakistan's foreign minister said, even as a border crossing opened on Saturday for Indian pilgrims to visit a Sikh temple in one of the most significant..
Reuters - Published

Kartarpur corridor: India pilgrims in historic visit to Pakistan temple

The Kartarpur corridor leads from the Indian border straight to a holy Sikh temple in Pakistan.
BBC News - Published

India and Pakistan to open Kartarpur corridor to Sikh temple

In a rare instance of co-operation, Pakistan and India are set to inaugurate a new border crossing point.
BBC News - Published

Sikh couple 'barred from adopting due to heritage'

Sandeep and Reena Mander say they were told that white parents would be given priority.
BBC News - Published

India, Pakistan sign pact on cross-border temple visits

India and Pakistan signed an agreement on Thursday allowing Indian pilgrims to cross the border to a Sikh shrine in Pakistan, rare cooperation between the nuclear-armed rivals at a time of tension and..
Reuters - Published

Kartarpur corridor: India and Pakistan sign deal on Sikh temple project

The new border entry point will allow Indian Sikh pilgrims visa-free access to a shrine in Pakistan.
BBC News - Published

Jagmeet Singh: 'Cut your turban off,' voter tells NDP leader

"Canadians look like all sorts of people," the Sikh politician responds politely.
BBC News - Published

Sikh leader in Kashmir raps India's revoking of region’s autonomy

India’s move to revoke the autonomy of Kashmir has increased anti-India sentiment in the Himalayan region and will backfire, said the president of the largest Sikh group in Jammu and Kashmir state.
Reuters - Published

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