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Sikh Temple claims ‘no shred of evidence’ donations were mishanded

The Sikh Temple of Wisconsin has rejected allegations by a victim of the 2012 massacre that donations intended to help those who suffered have been misused. The temple’s board of directors issued a statement on Tuesday rejecting the assertion by Santokh Singh, a former priest, who believes he should have received a larger share. “He has no shred of evidence, ...

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‘I pursued medicine because of dad’

Malaysia: The long-time dream of Amarpal Singh to have his father witness him graduate from medical school was quashed because of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy. The 22-year-old’s father, Karamjit Singh Karnail Singh, was on board the ill-fated plane as he was returning home from work in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. “I was praying that it was not my father’s flight… ...

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Baldev Kalsi charged with murder in death of wife Narinder

Baldev Kalsi, the former leader of a Sikh temple in Surrey, B.C., has been charged with the second-degree murder of his wife, Narinder Kaur Kalsi. Narinder died after her family agreed to have her taken off life support on Sunday afternoon, police have confirmed. On July 13, she was rushed to hospital in critical condition after she was found in ...

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Sikh scholar discusses the history of the Akali Nihangs

Leicester, UK: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK on 13th July 2014 hosted a lecture on the Akali Nihangs. This was part of the exhibition: Sikh Fortress Turban running until 17th August 2014. The talk was announced by Daljit Singh Makan who works with various organisations and groups to promote the Sikh faith.  The speaker was Historian and Author, ...

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Fremont Gurudwara Sahib Commissions Solar Power System

Fremont, CA, USA: Sunpreme Inc., a US-based solar photovoltaic company that designs and manufactures its own cells and panels, announced the commissioning of a 82kW rooftop solar system at the Gurdwara Sahib, Fremont, California. The system is one of the largest rooftop solar installations to use Sunpreme’s advanced solar PV technology that will generate 150,000kWh of clean, emission free electricity ...

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