White Sun wins Grammy for album with three Gurbani shabads
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White Sun members (L-R): Adam Berry, Harijiwan and Gurujas Khalsa By Asia Samachar | United States | Los Angeles-based new age trio has won a Grammy award for their album Mystic Mirror which contains three shabads from the Guru Granth Sahib. White Sun landed the award for Best New Age, Ambient or Chant album for the album released last year. The trio consist of singer/songwriter Gurujas Khalsa, percussionist Harijiwan Khalsa and instrumentalist/producer Adam Berry. This is not their first win at the Grammys. This In 2017, they won the New Age Album Grammy award for the album White Su ..read more
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Why So Few Sikhs in the UK House of Lords?
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The house in action on 1 Feb 2023 – Photo: House of Lords, Facebook By Gurmukh Singh | Opinion | “The appointments process has been tainted by allegations of sleaze and corruption for as long as anyone can remember.” (Mike McCartney, article: Corruption in the House of Lords appointment process) Given the Sikh population in the UK, now estimated to be well above half a million, the community qualifies for many more places in the House of Lords. More so because Sikhs are known to excel in most professions and fields and the number of senior Sikhs available to serve the country through the ..read more
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Kuala Pilah hosts Seremban Istri Satsang
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Kuala Pilah hosts Seremban Istri Satsang – Photo: GS Seremban Facebook By Asia Samachar | Malaysia | Sikhs form Seremban and nearby towns visited Gurdwara Sahib Kuala Pilah, located about 40km away, on Feb 4. All in, there were about 60 Sikhs from both side. Both gurdwaras are located in the state of Negeri Sembilan. The event was organised by the Seremban Istri Satsang. RELATED STORY: Fun time for Seremban Istri Satsang (Asia Samachar, 15 Oct 2022) ASIA SAMACHAR is an online newspaper for Sikhs / Punjabis in Southeast Asia and beyond. When you leave a comment at the b ..read more
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Bhajan Kaur Sidhu (1940 – 2023), Taman Sri Sentosa, KL
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BHAJAN KAUR SIDHU W/O LATE LATCHMAN SINGH 30.5.1940 – 7.2.2023 Village : Gumti Saskaar / Cremation: 1pm, 8th February 2023 (Wednesday) at Kampung Tunku Crematorium, Petaling Jaya Cortege leaves from 19-00-13, Taman Sri Sentosa, Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur Children / Spouses:Inderpal Kaur / Jatinder Singh Kiranjit Kaur / Jai Kumar Siblings / spouses:Late Sarjit Singh / Sukhvir Kaur Late Jagjit Singh Late Hardial Singh / Ajit Kaur Herbans Kaur (Rani) / Selva Joginder Singh / Daljit Kaur Grandson: Simardeep Singh Contact :Inderpal (016 6991921) Kiran (016 2450373) Rani (013 6062024 ..read more
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Prithipal Singh (1940 – 2023), Ampang (Previously Bukit Mertajam, Penang)
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PIRTHIPAL SINGH 8.1.1940 – 3.2.2023 Wife: Sukhdeep Kaur Children / Spouses:Harvinderjit Kaur Saran (Late) / ​​Manjit Singh Dr Harmeet Kaur Bhullar ​​/ Pritpall Singh Bhullar Dr Mohinder Pal Singh Saran​​ / Harvinder Kaur Gill Grandchildren:Avneet Kaur Bhullar​​ Gurtaj Singh Saran Pranveer Singh Bhullar​​ Simrath Kaur Saran Path da Bhog: 12 February 2023 (Sunday), from 5pm to 7pm, at Gurdwara Sahib Ampang (Jalan Ulu Kelang) Contact: Mohinder Pal Singh (017-665 3815)  | Entry: 6 Feb 2023 | Source: Family ASIA SAMACHAR is an online newspaper for Sikhs / Punjabis in Southeast Asia ..read more
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Prithipal Singh (1945 – 2023), Ampang (Previously Bukit Mertajam, Penang)
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PIRTHIPAL SINGH 8.1.1945 – 3.2.2023 Wife: Sukhdeep Kaur Children / Spouses:Harvinderjit Kaur Saran (Late) / ​​Manjit Singh Dr Harmeet Kaur Bhullar ​​/ Pritpall Singh Bhullar Dr Mohinder Pal Singh Saran​​ / Harvinder Kaur Gill Grandchildren:Avneet Kaur Bhullar​​ Gurtaj Singh Saran Pranveer Singh Bhullar​​ Simrath Kaur Saran Path da Bhog: 12 February 2023 (Sunday), from 5pm to 7pm, at Gurdwara Sahib Ampang (Jalan Ulu Kelang) Contact: Mohinder Pal Singh (017-665 3815)  | Entry: 6 Feb 2023 | Source: Family ASIA SAMACHAR is an online newspaper for Sikhs / Punjabis in Southeast Asia ..read more
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20-year-old Sarbjot Singh Johal set to become England’s youngest football club owner
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Sarbjot Singh Johal – Instagram By Asia Samachar | Britain | Entrepreneur Sarbjot Singh Johal has all but completed his takeover of Morecambe, with the club confirming his purchase has been finalised subject to being approved by the English Premier League (EFL), reports a British newspaper. The 20-year-old entrepreneur has beaten Tyson Fury to buy Morecambe, with the takeover of League One side now subject to Football League approval, reports the Daily Star. Sarbjot had been in competition with Fury to buy Morecambe, with the heavyweight world champion boxer offered the chance to buy ..read more
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Minder Singh Bhatt (1937 – 2023), Kampung Sikh Settlement, Tanjung Tualang
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Jehya Chiri Likheya, Teyha Hukam Kamahey, Ghaley Aavey Nanka, Sadhey Utthi Jahey ਜੇਹਾ ਚੀਰੀ ਲਿਖਿਆ ਤੇਹਾ ਹੁਕਮੁ ਕਮਾਹਿ ॥ ਘਲੇ ਆਵਹਿ ਨਾਨਕਾ ਸਦੇ ਉਠੀ ਜਾਹਿ ॥੧॥ MINDER SINGH BHATT S/O NAJAR SINGH BHATT Kampung Sikh Settlement, Tg. Tualang, Perak. 22.6.1937 – 1.2.2023 Village: Chonney, District Gurdaspur Wife: Late Balwant Kaur d/o Tara Singh and Inderjit Kaur d/o Bachan Singh Children / Spouses: Ranjit Raj Kaur / Nirmal Singh Kalwant Kaur / ASP Pritam Singh Sarjit Singh / Jasver Kaur Gurjit Kaur / Darshan Singh Charanjit Singh / Dalwinder Kaur / Harjeet Kaur Charanjit Kaur / Harjinder Singh Jaspal Kaur ..read more
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Kamal Chopra bags ‘Best International Artist’ at UK Bhangra Awards 2022
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Kamal Chopra wins ‘Best International Artist’ at the UK Bhangra Awards 2022 By Asia Samachar | Malaysia | Lawyer-turned-professional singer Kamal Chopra has once again emerged as the best international performer at a British-based bhangra awards. The Penang-based singer won the ‘Best International Artist’ title at the UK Bhangra Awards 2022, beating six other contenders from Denmark, India, Japan, Netherlands, Canada and Australia. She won the same award in 2019, making her the first Malaysian to win an award at the event. She then caught the attention of the UK award team with her m ..read more
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Jasvir Singh: ‘I’m a devout Sikh – and married to a man’ – BBC
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Jasvir and Nick on their wedding day By Aleem Maqbool | BBC | Britain | Jasvir Singh is one of the most prominent Sikh voices in British public life. He is also gay – a fact that he has kept mostly private until now. It’s put him at odds with some members of his own community, but he says he now wants to speak up about his sexuality. Jasvir Singh lays out some photographs on the table in front of him. They are pictures of joyful moments from the day last summer when he married his husband, Nick. “I know that speaking about this is going to be highly controversial,” he says. “I’m sure there wil ..read more
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