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Asia Samachar |15 June 2015

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Listed below are 23 entries by Asia Samachar for the first two weeks of June. A big majority are original material, first published at this news portal for Sikhs in Southeast Asia. Producing original  reports/articles on Sikhs in this region is one of the key objectives of Asia Samachar.

The entries include 8 reports from Malaysia, 5 from Singapore, and one each from Thailand and Myanmar. There is also a report from Surrey, Canada, on the activities of Sikhs who had moved from Southeast Asia to that part of the world.

There are also two death annoucements, both in Malaysia. This is a service provided by Asia Samachar.

You also have 3 features: one on gurdwara design (with some awesome architecture drawings) and a two-part series looking at the movie Nanak Shah Faqir.

All these stories can be viewed at www.asiasamachar.com.

 

THE FORTNIGHT THAT WAS

(Asia Samachar stories/reports: June 1-14, 2015)

 

Gurdwara in Monywa, Myanmar (Asia Samachar, 14 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/14/gurdwara-in-monywa-myanmar/

 

Sanjay wins second gold at SEA Games (Asia Samachar, 14 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/14/sanjay-wins-second-gold-at-sea-games/

 

Ipoh gurdwara gets RM200k for renovation (Asia Samachar, 12 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/12/ipoh-gurdwara-gets-rm200k-to-renovate-darbar-sahib/

 

PASSING ON: Dharampal Singh (1947-2015), Ipoh (Asia Samachar, 12 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/12/dharampal-singh-1947-2015-ipoh/

 

Nauraj retains high jump gold at SEA Games (Asia Samachar, 11 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/11/nauraj-retains-high-jump-gold-at-sea-games/

 

Sanjay first Sikh to win gold at SEA Games 2015 (Asia Samachar, 11 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/11/sanjay-first-sikh-to-win-gold-at-sea-games-2015/

 

CMSO attends Putrajaya briefing (Asia Samachar, 11 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/11/cmso-attends-putrajaya-briefing/

 

MP donates RM10k to Kg Pandan gurdwara (Asia Samachar, 10 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/10/rm10k-donation-kickstarts-fundraiser-to-spruce-up-gurdwara-the-sun/

 

Baljit gets hockey World League call-up (Asia Samachar, 10 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/10/baljit-gets-hockey-world-league-call-up/

 

Sikh NGOs to attend Putrajaya funding briefing (Asia Samachar, 9 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/09/sikh-ngos-to-attend-putrajaya-funding-briefing/

 

Ishwarpal Singh Grewal (left) and his younger brother Jaspal are named in the 18-man for Singapore's men hockey for the SEA Games. - PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NEW PAPER
Ishwarpal Singh Grewal (left) and his younger brother Jaspal are named in the 18-man for Singapore’s men hockey for the SEA Games. – PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NEW PAPER

Sikh brothers power Singapore hockey team (Asia Samachar, 9 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/09/sikh-brothers-power-singapore-hockey-team/

 

Perak creates history at Gurdwara Cup (Asia Samachar, 8 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/08/perak-creates-history-at-gurdwara-cup/

 

1984: What The Media Couldn’t Tell You 31 Years Ago (Asia Samachar, 8 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/08/1984-what-the-media-couldnt-tell-you-31-years-ago/

 

GURDWARA DESIGN: A sanctuary by the sea (Asia Samachar, 8 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/07/a-sanctuary-by-the-sea/

 

Controversy at debate during Malaysia’s Punjabi Bhasha Mela (Asia Samachar, 7 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/07/controversy-at-debate-during-malaysias-punjabi-bhasha-mela/

 

NANAK SHAH FAQIR: A Controversy of Epic Proportions – PART TWO (Asia Samachar, 5 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/05/nanak-shah-faqir-a-controversy-of-epic-proportions-part-two/

 

NANAK SHAH FAQIR: An Epic of Sorts – PART ONE

(Asia Samachar, 4 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/04/nanak-shah-faqir-an-epic-of-sorts-part-one/

 

Full house at Bangkok Alokik Kirtan Darbar (Asia Samachar, 5 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/05/full-house-at-bangkok-alokik-kirtan-darbar/

 

Remembering Baba Sohan in Canada (Asia Samachar, 3 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/03/remembering-baba-sohan-in-canada/

 

PASSING ON: Harbans Kaur (1929-2015), Kuala Lumpur (Asia Samachar, 3 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/03/harbans-kaur-1929-2015-kuala-lumpur/

 

Special funding out soon for Indian NGOs (Asia Samachar, 2 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/02/special-funding-out-soon-for-indian-ngos/

 

Singapore Sikh camp with foreign talent (Asia Samachar, 1 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/01/singapore-sikh-camp-with-foreign-talent/

 

A Witness Among the Bodies: Surviving Bluestar – ENSAAF (Asia Samachar, 1 June 2015)

http://asiasamachar.com/2015/06/01/a-witness-among-the-bodies-surviving-bluestar-ensaaf/

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1 COMMENT

  1. Thank you Asiasamachar.com for keeping us posted on various happenings . Appreciate it.
    Like to furnish some extra info on Sikh Participants at the ongoing Sea Games in Singapore. 100% success rate. Could not see any other names in the listing and their medals.
    Sikh Youths 100% Success at 28th Sea Games Singapore 2015.
    Malaysians:
    Squash- Sanjay Singh ( 2 gold medals).
    High jumper – Nauraj Singh Randhawa ( 1 gold medal).
    Singaporeans :
    Floorball Men – Jay Pal Singh Sidhu (1 gold medal).
    Hockey Men – Ishwarpal Singh Grewal & Jaspal Singh Grewal ( 1 silver medal).

    Hope this will inspire more Sikh Youths to engage and excel in variety of individual & team sports in Malaysia , Singapore and the region.
    Well done guys, keep up the good efforts.
    Best wishes from Jernayal Singh Singapore.

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