Tag Archives: David Cameron

UK Sikhs won’t have to wear hard hats at construction sites

London, UK: Sikhs in the UK will be exempted from wearing hard hats at construction sites, British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. “From now on, Sikhs don’t have to wear hard hats at construction sites in our country,” Cameron said last night at a Baisakhi reception he hosted at 10, Downing Street. “We have already stopped searching of turbans in ...

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Britain to scrap turban ban at high-risk workplaces

London,UK: Britain is set to scrap a ban on turbans at high-risk workplaces next week, a move that some Sikh groups see as a “sweetener” to deal with the fallout of the Margaret Thatcher government’s alleged role in Operation Bluestar in 1984. The Department for Work and Pensions is set to announce that Sikhs will no longer be forced to ...

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British PM awarded for serving Sikh community

London, UK: Ahead of his visit to India, British Prime Minister David Cameron has been presented with a Special Recognition Award in recognition of the services he rendered to the Sikh community. “David Cameron, during his visit to India earlier this year, became the first serving Prime Minister to pay his respects at The Darbar Sahib (the Golden Temple),” the citation ...

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Britain’s move to compensate African colonial victims

Amritsar, Punjab:Jallianwala Bagh martyrs’ kin hope to get relief too The British Government’s recent decision to compensate victims of colonial episode in Africa has revived the hopes of Jallianwala Bagh victims’ kin of getting relief on compassionate grounds. They, however, expressed resentment that even after 65 years of India’s independence, the Centre never pursued the matter firmly and always discouraged them. ...

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