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British Sikh tycoon sued by father, hearing today

London, UK: A prominent British Sikh hotelier is all set for a legal face-off with his 86-year-old father, who plans to sue his businessman son for failing to share with him the family wealth of 415 million pounds. Bal Mohinder Singh is suing his eldest son, Jasminder Singh, head of Britain’s successful Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotels group, for abandoning the Sikh ...

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UK drive to get Sikhs on organ donor list

London, UK: A new drive has been launched to overcome the extreme shortage of British Sikhs on the organ donation list of the UK. Members of the Asian community are more likely to need a transplant but wait longer than the general population in Britain for a match. According to official figures, only around two per cent of organ donors each ...

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UK Sikh sues bank over insult to turban

London, UK: A British Sikh is suing a bank where he worked for race and religious discrimination after colleagues allegedly interfered with his turban and asked whether it “flashed red in an emergency”. Harminder Dhanota, an information technology manager, is claiming over £50,000 in damages from the London-based bank. He told an employment tribunal here this week how his workmates ...

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UK Sikhs oppose proposed meat plant near gurdwara

London, UK: British Sikhs have fiercely opposed a proposal to set up a meat plant next to a prominent gurdwara in the city of Bradford in England. Food firm Pakeezah wants to convert a disused car repair workshop on Percival Street into a wholesale meat plant and the plans will come up for approval at a local meeting on Tuesday. ...

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