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Sikhs Start Humanitarian Work in Earthquake-hit Nepal

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AMRITSAR SAHIB, -In view of mass destruction in Nepal due to horrible earthquake, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has started humanitarian work already.The Gurdwara Committee has announced to send 20,000 food packets to earthquake-hit areas of the Himalyan country.A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries.

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Beating Pathis: Arrested Satkar Committee Activist Sent to 3-days Police Remand

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SULTANPUR LODHI, Punjab (April 26, 2015)—Satkar Committee member Karamjit Singh who was arrested on Thursday for allegedly beating pathis ‘mercilessly’ was presented before the court of Manpreet Kaur (additional civil judge, senior division Sultanpur Lodhi) by the Police. The court allowed the Police to keep him in its remand for three days.Police demanded his remand citing various arguments which were ...

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Sikh Delegation Meets India President Regarding Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa’s Struggle

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LUDHIANA, Punjab (April 25, 2015)—A team of Sikhs today met President of India Pranab Mukherjee to aware him about the hunger strike of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa.  They acquainted the president with human rights abuses of Bapu Ji and his son, and sought the release of Sikh political prisoners who have already served the mandatory terms of their sentences.The delegation was led ...

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Gurudwaras in Nepal are Safe, says Oberoi

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Kathmand- In lieu of the Nepal earthquake, reports were poured down that all three Gurudwaras are safe in Kathmandu, including two historical Gurudwaras belonging to Nanak Matth and Khoo Sahib, where Guru Nanak Dev ji had visited during his Third Udassi (Journey); SP Singh Oberoi (Managing Trustee of Sarbat Da Bhala Trust), informed while talking to the media. He also ...

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Canadian Students Organize 2nd Annual “Turban Pride Day” In Winnipeg

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WINNIPEG —The Indian Cultural Club of Red River College organised its 2nd Annual “Turban Pride Day”.  Students of the club organized this event to focus on history, culture, and reasons why the turban is an important element of the Sikh identity.Members of the club gathered outside the library of Red River College assisted many non-Sikhs in tying turbans.  They also explained ...

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