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South-eastern Australia braces for below-zero temperatures as cold fronts begin moving through NSW, Victoria, SA and Tasmania


Victoria : Much of south-east Australia is bracing for a burst of cold weather over the weekend with temperatures set to drop to zero in many locations in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales regional director Barry Hanstrum said the conditions were associated with a series of cold fronts that will begin moving ...

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Sikh Organizations Protest Against Naamdhari Leaders For Using Derogatory Remarks for Low Castes


Amritsar, 10 July : Protesting against derogatory remarks against a particular section of Sikh community, activists of the Ranghreta Satkar Lehar burnt effigies of heads—Uday Singh and Thakur Dalip Singh—of the Namdhari cult. The agitators alleged that they hurt sentiments of the members of so-called lower caste. Led by Satkar Lehar convener Kashmir Singh Khunda, the protesters gathered outside Hall ...

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UK: Derby’s First Sikh School Gets Final Go-ahead


DERBY, July 10 : Derby’s first Sikh school has been given the Government go-ahead to open in September. The Akaal Primary School, with classes for reception year and Year 1 pupils, will be housed in temporary buildings in Hartington Street behind the National Sikh Museum. Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, has given his approval for the school to ...

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Police fails to abduct Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa


LUDHIANA, (July 9, 2015)—Punjab police today failed to abduct the 82 year old human rights activist who has been sitting on hunger strike since the past 175 days in Ludhiana, Punjab. A large number of Singhs blocked the gates of the Bapu Ji’s house and kept the police from entering.While the police is no longer deployed outside the house, many ...

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Victory! Disney Desegregates Sikh Employee


NEW YORK (July 9, 2015)—The Sikh Coalition and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are thrilled to announce that a Sikh employee at Walt Disney World will no longer be kept hidden from public view of Disney visitors because of his religious appearance. After the Sikh Coalition and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) intervened, Walt Disney World agreed to ...

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