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Fauja has the world at his feet

Ludhiana, Punjab: Even at the age of 102, Fauja Singh exemplifies enthusiasm and buoyant attitude towards life. He was in the city to attend a programme organised by Pingalwara Charitable Organisation and visited a couple of media houses, including The Tribune. The enthusiastic demeanour and sense of humour have not faded beneath those wrinkles as he shares anecdotes and often ...

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The Turban Ban Doesn’t Teach Kids to Play Fair

Canada: Recently the Quebec Soccer Federation upheld its standard of silliness by refusing to permit young Sikh soccer players who wear turbans or other head coverings from playing their favourite game. This follows hard on the heels of another organization’s decision that prevented school-aged girls who wear hijab from playing soccer, too. While the decision that prevented the girls from ...

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Provide free education, medical facilities to children up to 18 years

Fatehgarh sahib, Punjab:  Laying stress on making Punjab free of child labour, Punjab Protection of Child Rights Commission chairman Swaran Salaria has said children up to the age of 18 years should be provided free medical facilities as well as free education. Addressing a seminar on child rights protection at Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College on Tuesday, Salaria said ...

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New graphic novel about Guru Harkrishan Ji released by Gyan Khand Media

Delhi: He led the Sikhs for two and a half years and spent part of that time in Delhi tending to the sick and poor during an epidemic of smallpox. Thousands were healed by Guru Har Krishan. The disease subsided in Delhi but the Guru took the suffering of the people upon himself and succumbed to smallpox at the age of ...

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Free school plans go back to Government

UK:-A second bid to create a Sikh free school in Leicester is being submitted to the Department for Education. In July, proposals by nine temple leaders across the city were turned down because they were not deemed strong enough. Now they are in the process of resubmitting plans to create a school by September 2014. Free schools are set up ...

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