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US Sikhs hold nagar kirtan in Yuba City

Yuba City, California: Thousands of devotees across the US turned up for the Nagar Kirtan (35th Sikh Parade) to mark the anniversary of the coronation of Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs at Yuba City in California on Sunday. Led by the Panj Pyaras or the five Sikh clerics, the religious parade was taken out about 125 miles from ...

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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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15,000 Sikhs Hold Rally in San Francisco Seeking Self-Determination in Punjab

San Francisco, California, USA: Sikhs from all over California and neighboring States held a massive rally at San Francisco’s Civic Center earlier today. Estimated 15,000 showed solidarity and demanded self-determination in Punjab, the Sikh homeland. Sikhs from cities as far as San Diego, Los Angeles, Reno, Redding and Yuba City were present. Attendance by such a large number from Sikhs ...

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Sikh Truck Driver Shot Outside His Home in California

California, USA: A 45-year-old Sikh truck driver was shot dead by police in the city of Bakersfield in southern California on Sunday morning. According to reports in the local media, the victim has been identified as Jaspal Singh. The police reportedly responded to a call about domestic disturbance from a home near Oswell Street on San Mateo Drive in Bakersfield. ...

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NRIs pitch in for tighter security at Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: In a major boost to security at the Golden Temple, a new security system with high definition PTZ cameras having features like sophisticated face recognition and face tracking software is being installed at the holy shrine. The project is being funded by NRI Onkar Singh Sangha and San Jose Gurdwara Committee members from California, US. Talking to The Tribune, ...

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