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UK Open To Sikh As Head Of Armed Forces, Judiciary: British PM Cameron

UK Open To Sikh As Head Of Armed Forces, Judiciary: British PM Cameron

PM David Cameron heaped high praise on “the hard working” Sikh community in UK and invited more from the community to enter British parliament.
LONDON – British Prime Minister David Cameron has for the first time said that UK is open to having a Sikh as the head of its armed forces or as a chief [...]

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New York Disbands Police Unit That Spied On Muslims

New York Disbands Police Unit That Spied On Muslims

The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive programme that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations.
NEW YORK – The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive programme that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed files on where people ate, prayed and shopped, [...]

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Komagata Maru Exhibit In Surrey!

Komagata Maru Exhibit In Surrey!

The Komagata Maru 1914-2014, a collaboration among eight institutions across the Lower Mainland to hold exhibitions and events, is currently in Surrey. At the Surrey Art Gallery, Ruptures in Arrival: Art in the Wake of the Komagata Maru examines contemporary art dealing with the event – and more recent histories of mass migration from Asia [...]

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WIND Mobile Celebrates 700,000 subscriber milestone With A Range Of New Plans

WIND Mobile Celebrates 700,000 subscriber milestone With A Range Of New Plans

TORONTO – Today, WIND Mobile announced a plethora of new unlimited options as part of the company’s continued dedication to true mobile freedom in Canada. This announcement comes as WIND continues its success in the Canadian market and as its customer base exceeds the 700,000 active subscriber mark.
A known industry-changer, WIND Mobile’s new plans will [...]

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King Crowned!

King Crowned!

Vedic Cultural Society of BC and Ram Krishna Mandir in Richmond held their annual Charity event, choosing Aashutosh Nandha  as charity King for 2014.
The runners-up were as follows:
1st runner up                                                     Gurnoor Thind
2nd runner up                                                   Krishna Mani

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UK Sikh Hotelier Loses Multi-Million Pounds Court Battle Against Son

UK Sikh Hotelier Loses Multi-Million Pounds Court Battle Against Son

LONDON – An 87-year-old wheelchair-bound British Sikh father has lost a high-profile court battle with his son for a share of the wealth from a luxury hotel chain they built together, which is now worth 800 million pounds.
Bal Mohinder Singh co-founded the Radisson Blu Edwardian chain with his son Jasminder Singh, 63, after immigrating to [...]

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UK Sikhs Win Legal Battle To Stop Meat Plant Near Gurdwara

UK Sikhs Win Legal Battle To Stop Meat Plant Near Gurdwara

LONDON – A community of British Sikhs has won a legal battle to stop the construction of a meat processing plant next to their Gurdwara in Bradford city.
The community and worshippers at the Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara on Leeds Road said they felt offended by the expansion bid by supermarket chain Pakeezah.
They told planners that [...]

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Action Sought Against Agents For Luring Punjabis To US Who Are Now Jailed

Action Sought Against Agents For Luring Punjabis To US Who Are Now Jailed

CHANDIGARH – The North American Punjabi Association (Napa) has sought action against travel and immigration agents who lured over 100 Punjabi youths with dreams of settling in the US but who are now behind bars.
The youths, detained in prisons in the US for the past few months, have gone on hunger strike seeking early resolution [...]

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Waisakhi Is A Time For Soothing Reflection

Waisakhi Is A Time For Soothing Reflection

On Waisakhi day Guru Gobind Singh Ji completed the work started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji of creating a casteless society. Five Sikhs of different castes took Amrit and became Panj Piyaras. They became Saint-soldiers, Khalsa, Pure Ones. Amrit was given not only to men but to women as well, making them equal to men. [...]

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Convicted Indo-American Crook Gupta Seeks Re-Hearing Of Insider Trading Conviction

Convicted Indo-American Crook Gupta Seeks Re-Hearing Of Insider Trading Conviction

NEW YORK – Convicted Indo-American crook and former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta has petitioned that a three-judge panel, which upheld his conviction on insider trading charges, should reconsider its decision and the court rehear the case, arguing that “critical evidence” in his favour was excluded at trial.
Gupta filed a 70-page petition with the U.S. [...]

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