New Zealand: Sikh samaritan awarded who removed turban to help wounded boy

A 22-year-old 'Sikh samaritan' in New Zealand, who made global headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child, was on Friday given a top police award for his act of "outstanding compassion and empathy".

Sikh barred from club over turban in New Zealand
Sikh barred from club over turban in New Zealand

A 30-year-old Sikh man working in New Zealand was barred from a club because of his turban, prompting him to lodge a complaint alleging religious discrimination.

DNA: AIIMS doctor removes both kidneys of minor, claims she had only one

Defying his own hospital’s report, which showed complications in one of the kidneys of a six-year-old girl, a doctor at AIIMS allegedly removed both the kidneys and later claimed that the patient had just one. The hospital has denied having knowledge of the incident.

DNA: Sikh man in New Zealand removed his turban to help injured kid

A Sikh man removed his turban in order to help a young boy who was bleeding after an accident in New Zealand's Auckland.

Sikh man rewarded for cradling injured boy's head with turban

A Sikh man from India, who made international headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child in New Zealand, has been presented with a truckload of new furniture for his sparsely decorated flat by a TV station.

Sikh who removed turban to help wounded boy lauded worldwide

A young Sikh from India who did not hesitate to break religious protocol by removing his turban to help an injured child bleeding profusely after an accident in New Zealand`s largest city of Auckland has earned worldwide praise.

Sikh removes turban to help bleeding child in New Zealand

 A 22-year-old Sikh man broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child following a road accident in New Zealand, garnering praise for his humanitarian effort, a media report said on Saturday.

Sikh breaks religious protocol to help injured child

 A young Sikh did not hesitate to break religious protocol by removing his turban to help an injured child bleeding profusely after an accident in New Zealand`s largest city of Auckland, media reports said on Saturday.

Wearing of helmet optional for Sikh women: Delhi HC told

The Delhi government on Wednesday informed the high court here that it has made wearing of helmet optional for Sikh women while driving a two-wheeler or riding pillion.

US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans

Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body FIBA's delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.

`End ban on Sikh basketball players with turbans`

A coalition of US lawmakers Tuesday urged the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, an important article of their faith.

Sikh cagers should have rebelled: Bishan Bedi on turban row

Furious at the recent incident of India`s Sikh basketball players being asked to remove turbans at the Asia Cup in China, former cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Saturday said the cagers should have walked out of the match instead of complying with the diktat.

Humiliation suffered by Sikh players at Asia Cup figures in LS

Members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday expressed outrage over the humiliation suffered by two Sikh players in the just concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup in China where the organisers did not allow them to wear the turbans while playing.

Akal Takht Jathedar terms turban incident shameful

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Thursday said that it was extremely shameful that two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans on the basketball court in China.

Sikh man in Finland wins right to wear turban at work

A Sikh bus driver in Finland has won a year-long legal battle with his employer to wear a turban at work.

Sikhs in Minnesota allowed turbans in driving license photos

A Sikh-American in the US won a major legal victory for the community when he was allowed by authorities in Minnesota to retain his turban in the driving license identification photograph.

Order on application charging Narayan Sai of wearing turban reserved

A local court has reserved its order for February 22, on an application charging self-styled godman Asaram`s son Narayan Sai of donning a Sikh turban during his arrest in December last year.

Ban religious headwear in government jobs: Quebec

Quebec is proposing a law that would forbid government workers from wearing religious headwear such as hijabs, turbans, and kippas.

Take up turban issue with Canadian govt: Sukhbir to PM

The Prime Minister, who himself is a Sikh, should take up the isssue with his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper who recently visited Punjab and paid obeisance at Sri Anandpur Sahib, Badal said.

Sikh body to create awareness on turbans among foreign missions

Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is planning to invite diplomats from foreign missions to apprise them of the importance of turban in Sikh religion.