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No attempt to evict Sikh farmers: Modi

Ahmedabad, India: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has assured his Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal that no attempt will be made to evict Sikh farmers settled in the border district of Kutch. Modi spoke to Badal today and acquainted him with the situation prevailing in the state in the wake of the controversy that his government was “harassing” farmers from ...

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SAD: Language bias behind unemployment among Sikhs

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today claimed that the refusal to issue licences to Punjabi youths, who have passed matriculation with Punjabi as one of the main subjects, for recruitment of conductors in the Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) was an “well-planned attack on Punjabi language and culture.” The party said one of the key reasons for the Sikhs being ...

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After Amritsar, Nanded joins green pilgrimage club

Amritsar, Punjab: After the holy city of Amritsar, Nanded in Maharashtra, where Takht Sri Hazur Sahib is located, has joined the Green Pilgrimage Network, thus making a commitment towards becoming eco-friendly. The development came at a meeting held at Trondheim in Norway on Saturday, which brought together delegates from all over the world. Representatives of several cities belonging to various faiths ...

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Near Neighbours in Birmingham Hits the £400,000 Mark

London, UK: A charity which brings people of different faiths together to make friends and change their communities has given more than £400,000 to small community groups and faith organisations in just over 18 months. The Near Neighbours fund began distributing small grants in Birmingham in September 2011 and since then has made 120 awards to fund new projects that ...

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First American Sikh Congressional Caucus Launches in Washington DC

Washington DC, US:  UNITED SIKHS proudly shares the news of the launch today of the First Sikh Congressional Caucus at Capitol Hill. UNITED SIKHS is among other Sikh advocacy groups that are proud supporters of this caucus which is a bipartisan group of over 26 Members of the House of Representatives. UNITED SIKHS is grateful to Harpreet Singh Sandhu, a ...

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