Friday, 30 November, 2012
Going Global:Sikhs in Africa The 2013 Sikhpoint.com calendar is now available in the UK! Going Global:'Sikhs in Africa' illustrates the Sikh journey to East Africa and how they developed into a strong and vibrant community in Africa.
Friday, 05 October, 2012
The Casual Vacancy HASAN SUROOR, et al J.K. Rowling whose new novel, The Casual Vacancy, features a Sikh family at the heart of its plot has said that she has been deeply influenced by Sikhism because of its stress on gender equality.
Wednesday, 01 August, 2012
Whilst all eyes in recent weeks have been on the Olympics, two Indian tourists to London decided they wanted to see something different. For them there was another destination other than Trafalgar Square, the Palace of Westminster, the London Eye etc.
Friday, 27 July, 2012
A Sikh-Briton soldier who has served in the British army for more than 30 years has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth for his contribution to ethnic minorities. Capt Makand Singh was presented with an MBE (Order of the British Empire) by the Princess Royal at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace attended by his wife Bindi.
Tuesday, 12 June, 2012
Some of you may have seen the recent press coverage of Harbinder Singh Rana following his invitation onto the Royal Barge during the Jubilee celebrations. As Trustees of the Maharajah Duleep Singh Centenary Trust, the charity of which Harbinder is the public face, it is only right that we should issue a statement in the current circumstances and make clear our own views and position.
Monday, 09 January, 2012
2011 has been a typically busy year for ASHT and 2012 promises to be even more exciting and challenging on many fronts. History no matter how glorious runs the risk of becoming obscure and irrelevant before eventually being cast aside with the passage of time.
Wednesday, 04 January, 2012
Going Global: Sikhs in Canada Through the Art of The Singh Twins Available NOW in the UK from ASHT! The 2012 Sikhpoint Calendar is the first in a special ‘Going Global' series which will be dedicated to an aspect of the Diaspora Sikh community. This year looks at Sikhs in Canada through the eyes of The Singh Twins - focusing on the artwork they have been commissioned to create for Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum collections. Each month presents specific details from the painting.