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  1. 15-hour mega jam in UK as France ups border checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    ... It's shocking that more wasn't done to get it to people." People were advised to bring food and drink supplies, while Sikh humanitarian organisation Khalsa Aid delivered bottles of water and snacks. "We met a lot of young families with children, ...

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  2. 'Pathway to Peace' promoted in second Ahmadiyya Muslim peace conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Wandsworth Guardian

    The second peace conference to promote 'loyalty, freedom, respect and equality' was held by the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Tooting . Rosena Allin-Khan, Tooting MP, and Mayor of Wandsworth Richard Field, joined the president of the Hindu Society of Tooting Sunita Rai, president Khalsa Centre of the Sikh Community, Harbans Singh Mehta, and Tooting Police Inspector Barrie Capper, as well as faith leaders and Wandsworth Councillors.

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  3. Motorists spend night in their cars amid 15 hour queues on roads to DoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Independent.ie

    ... up to 15 hours in standstill in queued traffic while water supplies were dropped along the jam by police helicopter. A Sikh humanitarian relief organisation also pitched in with the effort, delivering nearly 6,000 bottles of water along with snacks ...

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  4. AAP has very close links with radicals: Sukhbir Singh BadalRead the original story

    Sunday | Nerve News

    ... in the 'Sarbat Khalsa' (grand assembly of Sikhs), they are all linked to AAP, Sukhbir said. Last November, radical Sikh organisations and others held the congregation of radicals near Amritsar. Badal also said the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) ...

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  5. Volunteers deliver 6,000 water bottles to stranded driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | ITV

    A Sikh humanitarian relief organisation helped thousands of motorists stranded in queues headed for Dover, delivering almost 6,000 bottles of water and snacks overnight. Khalsa Aid volunteers distributed the refreshments as drivers faced delays of 11 hours on the approach to the port, with many forced to spend the night in their cars.

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  6. US Sikh community raises funds for awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Times of India

    The Sikh-American community from the US state of Utah has helped raise $125,000 for a national media campaign to generate awareness about Sikhs and Sikhism in America. Sikhs have faced hate crimes and violence since 9/11.

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  7. Walking tours of 5 Indian citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Yahoo!

    ... to protect Golden Temple from invaders. Qila Ahluwalia is a fort that once belonged to Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, a great Sikh warrior. And Jalebiwala Chowk in the city's commercial district is where you should stop to savour some lip-smacking ...

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  8. US Sikh community raises funds for Sikhism awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | India.com

    Washington, Jul 23 : The Sikh-American community from the US state of Utah has helped in raising USD 125,000 for a national media campaign to generate awareness about Sikhs and Sikhism in America. The money was raised at an event organised in Salt Lake this week by the National Sikh Campaign's media initiative to educate Americans about Sikhs and Sikhism.

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  9. Mann stinks of alcohol in Parliament, says fellow Aap MP Harinder Singh KhalsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | India.com

    ... number is 496. He wrote to the Speaker that he gets stink of alcohol everyday from the next seat. "I am a practising Sikh who comes to Parliament after offering prayers and there I get the stink," said the 69- year-old MP. He said the Speaker has ...

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  10. Bhagwant Mann interview: 'I just wanted to show system of draw of lots in Zero Hour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Indian Express

    ... Punjab. We will work towards that. AAP had claimed it would do issue-based politics. But Arvind Kejriwal visited Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale and later the Golden Temple to perform sewa. Dosn't it amount to playing emotive politics? In ...

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  11. PIX: Roshni Chopra's adorable baby showerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Rediff.com

    ... this is jus the beginning .. @roshn1chopra My hot mommy! Can't wait to be a Masi again.' He wrote, 'Before becoming a Sikh, a Hindu, a Muslim, a Christian. Let us become a Human first. - Guru Nanak.' Alia, who will next be seen in Gauri Shinde's ...

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  12. Sikh Captain America who fights alienismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Times of India

    Founder and president of Guru Harkrishan Institute of Sikh Studies Gurdeep Singh said that for a living too, Vishavjit Singh makes political cartoons that capture the frustration, heartache and aspirations of Sikhs in the US. Event on Sikh ways of life in the US to have several such champions AMRITSAR: He is a political cartoonist, but on occasions, he transforms into 'Sikh Captain America', a costumed soldier with a traditional head wrap who fights bigotry and champions cultural understanding through public appearances and talks.

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  13. Wellington region's biggest Sikh temple to open soon in NaenaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    Sikh community member Malkiat Singh Manak, left, and project manager Satish Saini standing outside their new temple in Naenae, which was once a New World supermarket. Where the aisles once stood, people will now pray as the old Naenae New World supermarket is transformed into the largest Sikh temple in the lower North Island.

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  14. a A Flying Jatta is most pro-Sikh community film ever: Ekta KapoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | India.com

    Mumbai, July 18: "A Flying Jatt" is a pro-Sikh community film and care has been taken to ensure the content does not hurt anyone's sentiments, says the movie's producer Ekta Kapoor. "From the script to the film, in each and every level of the film we have taken approvals and we have seen to it that no sentiments get hurt," Ekta told the media here during the film's trailer launch.

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  15. Council 'very disappointed' at losing High Court challenge against faith schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    A faith school in South Bucks has won a high court battle against two councils, allowing them to remain in the area. Residents and councillors in Stoke Poges have fought against the decision to base Khalsa Secondary Academy - a Sikh school - in the village since 2013, citing noise issues for residents.

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  16. Linda Hepner, Surrey Safe with Maninder Gill's Conviction-NRI's, Indo-Canadians.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Surrey BC Jassi Gill. On August 28,2010, Gill shot Harjit Atwal in the grounds of Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, Surrey BC.

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  17. Former Radio India broadcaster sentenced to 4 years for temple shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | CBC News

    ... in prison for a 2010 shooting outside a Surrey, B.C., temple. Gill shot and injured Harjit Atwal outside Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple on Aug. 28, 2010 when an on-going feud culminated in violence. "It's a very trying time for him ... a man who ...

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  18. Khalsa university row: Amarinder Singh lashes out at Badals, MajithiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | India.com

    ... to the history and heritage of Khalsa College, Amritsar, Amarinder said it was set up by the leading families of the Sikh community of that time with huge contributions. He said his own Patiala family had also made a substantial contribution in ...

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  19. A Sikh mother and son in UK become the voice of marginalised LGBT peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Times of India

    ... are as normal as anybody. A greater awareness and acceptance has led this change. To broaden this understanding, a Sikh mother-son duo are trying to bring about openness among the South Asian LGBT community in the UK. With an attitudinal change ...

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  20. AAP Adopting Religious Agenda for Political Gains: Dharamvira GandhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Outlook

    Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi, who was suspended by AAP, today said the party was turning out to be no different than any other political outfit as it was "adopting a religious agenda for political gains". "Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal has himself visited Niramkari Bhawan, Dera Sachkhand Ballan, Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale's Parmeshar Dwar, Balmiki Deras in Jalandhar and now, his party's attempt to cash in on Sikh sentiments by printing the image of Golden Temple on its youth manifesto cover has backfired," he said.

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