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SGPC urges PM to take up Quebec’s proposed bill with Canada

Amritsar, Punjab: As the authorities in the Canadian state of Quebec moved a step closer to framing a law on banning wearing of religious symbols, including turban, in public places, Shiromani G u r d w a r a P a r b a n d h a k Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar has appealed to Prime Minister ...

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Italy says sensitive to Sikhs’ concerns

New Delhi: Italy today reassured India that it was sensitive to the concerns of the Sikh community in the wake of a controversy after a Sikh delegation was held up at Rome airport and members asked to remove their turbans. This was conveyed by Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini to Sudhir Vyas, Secretary (West) in the External Affairs Ministry, when he ...

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