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MEHWAR: Ghani Meets Sikh And Hindu Community - TOLOnews

Wed, 2017-08-30 03:12

TOLOnews

MEHWAR: Ghani Meets Sikh And Hindu Community
TOLOnews
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani this week met with the Sikh and Hindu community at the Presidential Palace and said in future no one would be allowed to seize control of their temples or religious sites. Ghani also promised to address their concerns.

Backflip: It was 'wrong' to allow Sikh knife on school grounds - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 2017-08-30 00:27

NEWS.com.au

Backflip: It was 'wrong' to allow Sikh knife on school grounds
NEWS.com.au
QUEENSLAND'S Education Department says a school principal was wrong to allow a parent of Sikh faith to carry a ceremonial knife onto school grounds. The Courier-Mail has reported a concerned parent wrote to Education Minister Kate Jones to complain ...
'Get rid of it': Queensland school allows Sikh parent to carry ceremonial sword into groundsYahoo7 News
Queensland school allows Sikh parent to carry kirpan | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail
Sikh knife no longer allowed on school groundsTen Eyewitness News
The Australian -Gatton Star
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Last Rituals-Part 5: Sikh Rituals - India New England

Tue, 2017-08-29 22:44

India New England

Last Rituals-Part 5: Sikh Rituals
India New England
To dispose of the ashes, Sikhs place them in a body of running water, such as a river, so the Soul may be united with God. In the ten days following, prayers are recited at the Gurdwara as a structured mourning time. The ceremony performed during these ...

Sikh knife not allowed on school grounds - NEWS.com.au

Tue, 2017-08-29 18:12

Daily Mail

Sikh knife not allowed on school grounds
NEWS.com.au
Queensland's Education Department says a school principal was wrong to allow a parent of Sikh faith to carry a ceremonial knife onto school grounds. The Courier-Mail has reported a concerned parent wrote to Education Minister Kate Jones to complain ...
Queensland school has allowed a father to carry a religious sword on its groundsDaily Mail
'Get rid of it': Queensland school allows Sikh parent to carry ceremonial sword into groundsYahoo7 News
Ceremonial sword 'should not have been allowed on school grounds'The Australian
Courier Mail
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Police probing 'conspiracy' to break Hindu, Sikh unity: Search for 'Sakshi Bhardwaj' intensified - State Times

Tue, 2017-08-29 17:12

State Times

Police probing 'conspiracy' to break Hindu, Sikh unity: Search for 'Sakshi Bhardwaj' intensified
State Times
Wide spread protests have been held in Jammu last week with Sikhs youth demanding immediate arrest of the so-called Sakshi Bhardwaj. The agitating youth are reported to have given the administration 72 hours to find out the girl and put her behind bars ...

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Doors open for dera followers to return to Sikh fold: Akal Takht - The Indian Express

Tue, 2017-08-29 14:26

The Indian Express

Doors open for dera followers to return to Sikh fold: Akal Takht
The Indian Express
He added, “I want to make an appeal to all those dera followers with Sikh background to admit their mistake and take corrective steps and return to the faith of Guru Nanak. We will welcome such followers with open arms.” Hari Singh, who hailed from ...
Ghar wapsi? Akal Takht urges Sikhs to correct 'mistake' of joining dera, says doors openHindustan Times
Dera through the Punjab lensThe Hindu
How Ram Rahim took advantage of caste fears bred by hierarchical Indian societyDailyO
Times of India
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Sikh American 2017 Graduates from Southern California Honored - India West

Tue, 2017-08-29 13:11

India West

Sikh American 2017 Graduates from Southern California Honored
India West
CANOGA PARK, Calif. — Sasha Jyote Singh and Tanishaa Singh won the top Sikh Heritage Awards in the high- and middle-school academic categories at the 1st Sikh American Heritage Society awards function held Aug. 12 at the Royal Delhi Palace ...

'Assam CM agrees for micro minority status to Sikhs' | Business ... - Business Standard

Tue, 2017-08-29 11:54

'Assam CM agrees for micro minority status to Sikhs' | Business ...
Business Standard
In response to the demand of Assamese Sikhs, the state government on Tuesday reportedly agreed to accord "micro minority status" to the community.

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US Sikhs launch ad campaign to educate Americans about faith - Easterneye (press release) (subscription)

Tue, 2017-08-29 11:53

Easterneye (press release) (subscription)

US Sikhs launch ad campaign to educate Americans about faith
Easterneye (press release) (subscription)
The Sikh community in the US have been on the receiving end of a number of hate crimes. A Sikh advocacy group in the US is set to launch an advertisement campaign on the national news channels as part an effort to help inform Americans about the ...
'Assam CM agrees for micro minority status to Sikhs'Business Standard
Survey: 'We are Sikhs' campaign changing hearts, minds in FresnoThe Business Journal
America Belongs To All Of US: Sikh Tells White Supremacists And KKKSikh24 News & Updates
The Sentinel -Assam Tribune
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Outrage as school allows Sikh father to carry religious sword on the grounds despite fears among students - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-08-29 11:47

Daily Mail

Outrage as school allows Sikh father to carry religious sword on the grounds despite fears among students
Daily Mail
The school's principal reportedly asked police about the legality of the kirpan last year and was told it was not illegal. When he allowed the Sikh parent to continue wearing the kirpan, while suggesting he made attempts to better conceal it, an ...
Editorial: Schools are no place for any weapon for any reasonCourier Mail

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My Muslim parents have been fostering Christian, Hindu and Sikh children for 25 years - iNews

Tue, 2017-08-29 10:33

iNews

My Muslim parents have been fostering Christian, Hindu and Sikh children for 25 years
iNews
We've had children of no faith, we've had Christians, we've had Hindus, we've had Sikhs. We've always tried to make accommodations where possible. When we had the Hindu child, my parents made sure there was space in their bedroom for them to put up ...

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Ghar wapsi? Akal Takht urges Sikhs to correct 'mistake' of joining dera, says doors open - Hindustan Times

Tue, 2017-08-29 10:32

Hindustan Times

Ghar wapsi? Akal Takht urges Sikhs to correct 'mistake' of joining dera, says doors open
Hindustan Times
“By mistake, some Sikhs had become followers of the dera by breaking away from their Gurus. In the aftermath of the court verdict, if these followers want to be taken into the fold of the Sikh mainstream, the doors are open for them,” said Takht ...
Akal Takht never pardoned Ram Rahim: ChiefThe Indian Express

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America Belongs To All Of US: Sikh Tells White Supremacists And KKK - Sikh24 News & Updates

Tue, 2017-08-29 10:05

Sikh24 News & Updates

America Belongs To All Of US: Sikh Tells White Supremacists And KKK
Sikh24 News & Updates
WASHINGTON DC, USA—Rajwant Singh, co-founder of the National Sikh Campaign, spoke at a rally in Washington DC yesterday, where clergymen of various faiths gathered in thousands to condemn and voice there unity against white supremacists and ...

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Queensland school allows Sikh parent to carry ceremonial sword on to grounds - Courier Mail

Tue, 2017-08-29 08:01

Courier Mail

Queensland school allows Sikh parent to carry ceremonial sword on to grounds
Courier Mail
The parent — who is a member of the Sikh faith — was allowed to wear the sword, known as a kirpan, despite another parent's complaints about student safety. The kirpan is one of five ceremonial symbols that must be worn by males of the Sikh religion.

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