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New Sikh Free School Plan Put on Hold for a Year In Bradford UK

Bradford, UK: Plans to open a new free school on the site of a former Bradford community centre have been put on hold.Khalsa Engineering Academy was due to open its doors to pupils this September but now it will be September next year. Sikh-faith based Khalsa Education Trust had already got the approval from the Department for Education to open the ...

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Over 50 Gurdwaras to meet in Washington to shape Sikh Image in America

Washington, USA: As per information over 50 Gurdwaras are gathering for a meeting in Washington to chart a grassroots strategy that will raise the profile of Sikhs in America. Newly formed National Sikh Campaign (NSC) is holding this meeting of Gurdwara leaders from across United States to engage in the largest effort to change the perception of the community. Gurdwara leaders ...

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Seventy STARAE Scholars have Marched on to their New School, Will you Support Them?

Sultanpuri, New Delhi, India:  Seventy excited kids got off the bus on their first day at their new school on 14th July 2014. It was their sheer commitment and sweat, which made them brush up on their lessons at daily tuition classes during the Indian summer holidays that got them a place in the Budh Vihar JSS Khalsa School. These ...

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US Sikh council to check hate crime through PR

Chandigarh, Punjab: The Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), which consists of prominent members of the community in the USA, is in talks with a renowned public relations (PR) firm, AKPD, to create awareness about Sikhism there. US-based social activist and SCORE chairman Rajwant Singh said the PR agency had handled the election campaign of US President Barack Obama. He ...

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Month-long tour of border areas for troops proves a success

Amritsar, Punjab: The North Zone Cultural Council (NZCC) in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs organised a month-long tour of the border areas, ferrying artists from different states of the country to perform live shows at various places. The exercise, aimed at providing entertainment to the troops stationed at the border areas, was quite a success. A part of ...

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