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Govt committed to ensure religious freedom to Sikhs

Lahore, Pakistan: The Government is committed to ensure complete religious freedom to Sikhs, and provide maximum facilities and funds for the upkeep of Sikh temples in the country. This was stated by Caretaker Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, National Harmony, Regulation and Heritage Shahzada Jamal on Saturday. He was delivering his key note address at the closing ceremony of “Bhog” ...

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Intrigue in Sikh case only gets deeper

Oak Creek,USA: A lawsuit filed in the wake of the Sikh temple massacre in August – it has international implications for Sikhs and officials in India – continues to take turns of intrigue in federal court in Milwaukee. Lawyers for the chief minister of Punjab in India, named as defendant in the human rights claim, have asked a judge to ...

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Robbery reported at Sikh temple in Livingston

Livingston,California: Authorities are on the lookout for several men after an armed robbery at the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple here last weekend, police reported Tuesday. No one was hurt during the robbery at the 884 B St. temple. Police said the three robbers entered the temple through the front door at about 1:50 a.m. Sunday. One of the men was armed ...

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American Sikh wants to take steps to reduce gun violence

Brookfield,Wisconsin: Jyoti Grewal, 17, of Brookfield prays during a community vigil to honor victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting at the the Sikh Religious Society of Wisconsin in Brookfield. As we reflect on 2012, there were a number of gun-related incidents that made many of us outraged. The senseless shootings at the movie theater in Aurora, Colo.; the Sikh ...

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Oak Creek community meetings show support for Sikhs

Oak Creek – The U.S. Department of Justice has asked the FBI to begin tracking crimes against Sikhs and other minorities, a major goal of Wisconsin’s Sikh community in the aftermath of the August massacre at their temple, federal officials said Monday. And the Obama administration’s top civil rights attorney said he expects a bipartisan proposal for comprehensive immigration reform ...

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