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NBA Punjabi in the finals, Punjabi speaking bus driver | EP 50 Week of June 15

Mike Landry from Brampton, Ontario, a bus driver is delighting passengers with the Punjabi he's picked up along the way. The (SGPC) has decided to initiate an investigation to trace the whereabouts of the missing artefacts related to Sikh history which went missing from the Golden Temple during Operation Bluestar in 1984. Parminder Singh and Preet Randhawa broadcasted the NBA Finals in Punjabi for the first time in the league’s history. Nirvair Khalsa Jatha announced their construction of...


PR Spotlight: The Gucci turban interview with the Sikh Coalition

On the podcast we have the Executive Director of the Sikh Coalition - Satjeet Kaur to speak about Gucci releasing their turban. Let us know what you thought about this podcast!


The impact of the 1984 Sikh attacks, Sikh memorial month | Ep 49 Week of June 8 2019

Gurrratan Singh speaks to the government and provincial representatives about the 1984 anti Sikh attacks. Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga has been named the top ethnic minority executive in the world. Connecticut inaugurates a memorial for the 1984 anti-sikh attacks. FB: @panthicreport IG: @panthicrep


Lal Rang Tis Ko Laga

ਬਿਲਾਵਲੁ ਮਹਲਾ 5 ॥ Bilaaval, Fifth Mehl: ਲਾਲ ਰੰਗੁ ਤਿਸ ਕਉ ਲਗਾ ਜਿਸ ਕੇ ਵਡਭਾਗਾ ॥ One is dyed in the color of the Lord's Love, by great good fortune. ਮੈਲਾ ਕਦੇ ਨ ਹੋਵਈ ਨਹ ਲਾਗੈ ਦਾਗਾ ॥1॥ This color is never muddied; no stain ever sticks to it. ||1|| ਪ੍ਰਭੁ ਪਾਇਆ ਸੁਖਦਾਈਆ ਮਿਲਿਆ ਸੁਖ ਭਾਇ ॥ He finds God, the Giver of peace, with feelings of joy. ਸਹਜਿ ਸਮਾਨਾ ਭੀਤਰੇ ਛੋਡਿਆ ਨਹ ਜਾਇ ॥1॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥ The Celestial Lord blends into his soul, and he can never leave Him. ||1||Pause|| ਜਰਾ ਮਰਾ ਨਹ ਵਿਆਪਈ ਫਿਰਿ ਦੂਖੁ ਨ ਪਾਇਆ ॥ Old age...


Raptors Superfan, Quebec religious symbols ban | EP 48 Week of June 1 2019

Gursagar Singh, 16, is speaking out against a Quebec ban on religious symbols and recently protested alongside more than 1,000 students on Montreal’s West island. Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia was the topic of discussion this week as him team reached the NBA finals. Panthic events: discover shaheedi event in Slough, UK which features immersive experiences, simulated court cases, and a panel discussion on human rights. For the schedule of Saturdays day of events you can check out the guru...


Sikhs helping Muslims during Ramadan, Kirpans in the UK | EP 47 Week of May 25 2019

This week there was Detailed video released explaining how the goverment of India is trying to set up a Sikh Chair at the University of California Berkeley. "The best thing we can do is educate the Sikh youth that attend these universities" Sikhs in the UK can now buy and keep 3-ft kirpans. Sikhs in Peshawar Pakistan are arranging Iftar dinners to promote interfaith harmony. FB: @panthicreport IG: @panthicrep


The Gucci "Indy Turban", Sikh women in powerlifting | EP 46 Week of May 18 2019

Karenjeet Kaur Bains in June is heading to the World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Sweden, she's the first sikh to accomplish this feat. The Sikh Motorcycle Club Canada, who started their travel in the UK arrived in Amritsar on Monday. Gucci releasing their “indy turban” the turban that was first spotted at the Gucci 2018 show. The Panthic Report Top 3 Releasing every Saturday. FB: @panthicreport IG: @panthicrep


Simran Track 7

Waheguru Gurmantar


Sikhs help flood control, Punjabi Sikh disappearances exhibition | EP 45 Week of May 10 2019

Last week whilst Montreal cities were facing floods, Khalsa Aid came to help. They had over 60 volunteers from Toronto, and many Sikh volunteers locally that came to help the flood relief. (0:27) 14 Sikh High Schoolers Get Waivers to Enter Army Basic combat training with Beards & Turbans (1:04) The new Photography exhibition Lapata And the Left Behind which highlights disappearance of Sikhs in India in the 1980's and 90's. (1:37) Recently We Are Sikhs created an animated summary of National...


Canadian soldiers sparks questions, Vaisakhi at the Mosque cancelled | EP 44 Week of May 3 2019

in Toronto’s annual celebration of Vaisakhi. Among the parading masses, was a small squad of Canadian solders — mostly reservists from local regiments. They were dressed in camouflage combat uniforms, wore turbans and carried their military-issue C7 rifles. (0:23) Sikh workers toil under gangmasters on Italian farms. (1:22) Vaisakhi at the Mosque event cancelled in the UK. (2:06) Sikhs aim to plant 1 million trees to commemorate sri guru nanak dev ji.


Indian goverment interferes in Canada, Sri Harmindar Sahib exhibit | EP 43 Week of April 26 2019

Take our survey to help us improve the news: The Indian government found interfering in foreign affairs yet again this time in Canada. The leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, was “under pressure" from the Indian consulate to reject a Sikh candidate during a nomination battle in May 2017. (0:25) The peel regional police share a celebratory video to highlight Vaisakhi. (1:41) A new new exhibition which showcases what a full day at Sri...


PM joins celebrations after Canadian terror report edited, Kids seva day | EP 42 Week of Apr 19 2019

The Canadian Terror Report changed hours before the Canadian prime minister joins the Vancouver Nagar Kirtan. Jaskaran Singh Sanhdu – executive director of the World Sikh Organization joins the podcast. A recap of the children's seva day event at Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara UK. German prosecutors indicted two Indian citizens for spying on the Sikh opposition and Kashmiri separatists in Germany. Surrey gurdwara hosts an event for the three Sikh men convicted of keeping “seditious” literature.


Gobind Gun Gaavan Laagey

ਰਾਗੁ ਸੂਹੀ ਛੰਤ ਮਹਲਾ 5 ਘਰੁ 2 Raag Soohee, Chhant, Fifth Mehl, Second House: ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥ One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru: ਗੋਬਿੰਦ ਗੁਣ ਗਾਵਣ ਲਾਗੇ ॥ I sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord of the Universe. ਹਰਿ ਰੰਗਿ ਅਨਦਿਨੁ ਜਾਗੇ ॥ I am awake, night and day, in the Lord's Love. ਹਰਿ ਰੰਗਿ ਜਾਗੇ ਪਾਪ ਭਾਗੇ ਮਿਲੇ ਸੰਤ ਪਿਆਰਿਆ ॥ Awake to the Lord's Love, my sins have left me. I meet with the Beloved Saints. ਗੁਰ ਚਰਣ ਲਾਗੇ ਭਰਮ ਭਾਗੇ ਕਾਜ ਸਗਲ ਸਵਾਰਿਆ ॥ Attached to the Guru's Feet, my...


Clearwater Sikh Gurdwara sells and donates to charity, Tarn Taran sahib | EP 41 Week of April 12th

The tiny Sikh community in Clearwater, BC, Canada has sold its temple and given the $164,000 it made from the sale to local charities. They gave $10,000 each to two temples in Kamloops, B.C., and the rest to 19 local charities. Clearwater Mayor Merlin Blackwell has the following to say: "The minute the Sikh community wants to come back to Clearwater, I'll give the first thousand dollars to start the new temple," he said. (0:32) The Shepherd’s Bush Gurdwara (UK) has become the first in the...


Demolition of Tarn Taran Gurdwara starts, UK's Offensive Weapon Bill | EP 40 Week of April 5th 2019

The Kaar Sewa team of Sri Darbar Sahib Tarn Taran Started Demolishing the Historic Darshani De-hodi last weekend. 3 days later the lead kar sewa baba is asking for forgiveness. (0:33) We break down The UK’s Offensive weapon bill to understand what it means for the kirpan. (2:57) The story of the former white supremacist and a Sikh man founding Serve 2 Unite. (4:22) The Sikh Motorcycle Club of Vancouver Celebrating Sri Guru Nanak dev ji’s birthday with a world tour. (6:51) Music...


Sikh non-profit dental clinic, Sri Guru Nanak documentary | Ep 39 Week of Mar 29 2019

A Sikh based Non-profit dental clinic opens in North Surrey, Strive dentals mission is to “provide affordable and accessible dental care to under-served and socially disadvantaged families.” (0:20) The Bollywood production 'Kesari' was released which tells the story of the 21 Sikh soldiers who battled for their life. (2:24) National Sikh Campaign to complete its documentary project about the first Sikh master Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji. (3:18) Lilly Singh, the Indo-Canadian youtuber, has been...


Afghan Sikhs arrive in Canada, menu labeling at gurdwara | Ep 38 Week of March 21 2019

On this episode we have Tejinder Singh on the podcast to talk about Afghanistan Sikhs arrival in Canada, who was there to welcome 2 afghan-sikh families in Calgary on the weekend. New Zealand’s Sikh Community Help the Victims’ of the terrorist attack on two mosques. tIn which they helped transportation of families to the cemetery and organised langar for those attending funerals. In addition to helping with key funerary services. The "Whats in your thali" project - a one of a kind menu...


Jagmeet Singh address media in Punjabi, Controversial Indian Jathedar | Ep 37 Week of Mar 14 2019

Jagmeet Singh wins his Burnaby South by election and gets to work by addressing media in Punjabi. Speaking about the Justin Trudeau SNC Lavalin scandal. (0:21) Jathedar Iqbal Singh, who had been heading Takht Patna Sahib for the last 35 years, last week submitted his resignation to Takht Patna Sahib Management Board then hours later undid his resignation. Our panthic correspondent Inderpal Singh joined the podcast to speak about the incident. (3:24) An insight into the the nine Sikh men in...


Sesame Street features Sikhs, Dr. Marwah - Dalip Singh Saund's manager| Ep 36 Week of March 7 2019

Sesame Street, utilized a young Sikh boy in one of their segments. The focus was on the letter “H” and the topic was hair. Where he explained the reason he ties a patka. (0:24) Dr. Amarjit Singh Marwah the campaign manager for the first Sikh, Indian, and Asian Congressman, Dalip Singh Saund. Talks about his early post-immigration life to his opinions on today’s current political climate and how the life of public service & politics is intertwined on the sikh meets world podcdast. (3:04)...


UC Berkeley Sikhs fight Indian government funding, Sikhs help Kashmiris | Ep 35 Week of Feb 28 2019

On Feb. 20th, University of California Berkeley’s Sikh Student Association released a letter expressing opposition to the campus Institute for South Asia Studies’ appeal for an endowment from India. (0:24) Sikhs in India help Kashmiri students get to safe ground after mobs fanned out in various Indian cities, closing in on Kashmiris living there, after a Pakistan-based jihadist terrorist group killed 40 Indians. (4:50) An update in the Sajjan Kumar court case which goes to the supreme court....