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Sunderland’s Sikh community helps beat cancer in India

London, UK: The Sunderland Sikh community have donated ten thousand pounds to help fund cancer treatment in India. Kulwant Singh Dhaliwal, centre, is pictured accepting the cheque. THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised by Sunderland’s Sikh community to help beat cancer in rural India. A total of £11,000 was handed over to the Roko Cancer campaign to fund a mobile ...

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Wisconsin Sikhs plan service, 6K run/walk on one-year anniversary of tragedy

Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA: Wisconsin Sikhs plan to memorialize last year’s shooting tragedy with religious observances and a 6-kilometer fundraising run/walk. Temple member Pardeep Kaleka says the Aug. 5 anniversary will be preceded by a religious ceremony in which priests read the entire Sikh holy book aloud from cover to cover. Members of the temple in the Milwaukee suburb of ...

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Ceremony set for officer wounded in Sikh temple shooting

Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA: The Oak Creek police department plans a ceremony for the retirement of an officer seriously wounded while responding to the fatal rampage at the Sikh temple last year. Lt. Brian Murphy was shot 12 times by the lone gunman as the attacker left the temple. The gunman later fatally shot himself after being wounded by another officer. ...

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Sikhs celebrate as new temple opens in Newcastle

Newcastle,UK: It was a historic day for Newcastle’s Sikh community when they celebrated the opening of a  new temple It was a historic day for Newcastle’s Sikh community when they celebrated the opening of a new temple. Crowned by a 12ft gilded dome, the £2.7m Gurdwara is the first in the North East to be purpose-built and, it is hoped, it ...

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A new home for a growing congregation

New York, USA: The melodic duet of the tabla and harmonium welcomed visitors to the Capital Region’s new Gurudwara on Saturday as the Sikh temple held inaugural services for its growing congregation. Smells of heavily spiced cooking wafted upstairs from the new temple’s community kitchen, a backdrop to an echo of traditional hymns and bustle of congregants filtering in and ...

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