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Sikhs: Adherents of the religion of Sikhism
Sikhs are people associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, based on the revelation of Guru Nanak. The term Sikh has its origin in the word śiṣya (शिष्य), meaning 'disciple' or 'student'.

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See hikers use turbans to save stranded men [Video]

See hikers use turbans to save stranded men

A group of Sikh friends used their turbans to save hikers on the edge of a fast-moving river in British Columbia.

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Kashmiri Hindus, Sikhs flee valley amid wave of attacks against minorities | Oneindia News [Video]

Kashmiri Hindus, Sikhs flee valley amid wave of attacks against minorities | Oneindia News

A day after targeted killings of non Muslims in the Kashmir Valley, panic stricken minorities started leaving on Friday. Many abstained from work and several others left on a 10 day leave from the..

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Sikh community protest killing of school Principal Supinder Kour | Oneindia News [Video]

Sikh community protest killing of school Principal Supinder Kour | Oneindia News

Members of the Sikh community in Kashmir protested the killing of school Principal Supinder Kour by terrorists in the valley yesterday. The family members and relatives of the slain Kour along with..

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Harish Rawat apologies for his ‘Pun Pyare’ comment for Navjot Sidhu| Oneindia News [Video]

Harish Rawat apologies for his ‘Pun Pyare’ comment for Navjot Sidhu| Oneindia News

Congress leader Harish Rawat stirred up controversy when he compared Navjot Sidhu and team to "Punj Pyare", a term of reverence for Sikhs. Rawat today apologised for his controversial comments and..

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Taliban stops 140 Sikh pilgrims from entering Kabul airport | Oneindia News [Video]

Taliban stops 140 Sikh pilgrims from entering Kabul airport | Oneindia News

Taliban stopped 140 Sikh pilgrims from entering Kabul airport to leave for India. These pilgrims were on their way to India for 400th birth anniversary event of Guru Teg Bahadur..

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Protests against terror in Kashmir valley, Jammu after attack on teachers

Protests broke out in Srinagar, Jammu and other parts of the country on Friday as people from all sections of the society gave vent to their anguish over rising attacks on civilians, especially the..
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Unidentified armed men ransack gurdwara in Kabul

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