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4 Sikh's assaulted in Oz

Melbourne, Australia: In a racially motivated attack that was witnessed by about 40 to 50 people, four persons of Indian origin were attacked and beaten up last Saturday by four men, believed to be Caucasian, in the parking lot of a bar in Melbourne’s Epping suburb. The attackers, who were part of a group celebrating a birthday party in a ...

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Candlelight vigil held for Sikh pioneer Bhai Bhag Singh

Surrey, Canada: A candle vigil was held in Surrey in memory of Sikh Bhai Bhag Singh, many have given him the title ‘the first Indian martyr on Canadian soil”. In commemoration of the 95th anniversary of the death of Bhai Bhag Singh, hundreds gathered in his honour. The event was organised by the  Indo Canadian Workers’ Association (ICWA) at Bear ...

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Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh visit's Bay Area, California

Fremont, California: Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib, who was here on a invitation of the committee of Fremont Gurdwara Sahib, received a warm welcome from the sangat. Fremont Sangat welcomed the Singh Sahib and asked him to take the initiative of leading the efforts to get released the Sikh youth languishing in jails since 1984. Sangat ...

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California House passes ‘kirpan’ bill

Sacramento, California: In a landmark legislation, the California State Legislature has unanimously passed a bill to train law enforcement personnel about Sikhs and the religious significance of ‘kirpans’. The legislation (AB 504) was unanimously passed by the California State Legislature. The bill moves to Governor Schwarzenegger, to sign it into law. “AB 504 is an important bill that recognises the ...

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Dasam Granth Detractors Fail To Hold Seminar In California

Bay Area, California: It was announced by some missionaries of bay area that an anti dasam Granth seminar was being held at Hayward, California today Aug 22, 2009. Keynote speaker was one Gurcharan Jeonwala and Parminder Parmar who use filthy language for banis of Dasam pita. A large number of Gursikhs gathered at Gurudwara sahib Fremont and were to march ...

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