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Members of Canadian Sikh community hold forum to discuss recent gun violence

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SURREY, April 29 : Members of the Sikh community held a public forum Sunday to discuss the recent gun violence that has gripped Surrey and Delta for nearly two months.The Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib Society asked residents to voice their concerns and discuss ways to combat what has been described as a low-level gang war.The panel included Eileen Mohan, the ...

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California Gursikh Boy Places High in National Contest

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SAN JOSE, California (April 29, 2015)—A California resident, Nirban Singh Bhatia has placed 8th in the nationwide Invest Write contest sponsored by SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association). Nirban Singh is a freshman at the Harker School in San Jose, California.The contest, as described by the Invest Write website is “an innovative national writing competition”, produced by The Stock ...

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Sikh Community to Launch Nation Wide Humanitarian Campaign in Nepal

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AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab (April 28)— SGPC, the apex Sikh organization from Amritsar has organized a committee to inquire about the damage caused by intensive earthquake in Nepal. The committee comprises various senior leaders who will work with Nepal Government to provide assistance and humanitarian relief to areas of the country.While talking with Sikh24 exclusively, SPGC President Avtar Makkar said that ...

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Sikh Leader from Aam Aadmi Party (India) Donates One Month’s Salary for Quake-hit People of Nepal; Asks Others To Contribute

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LUDHIANA, April 28 : Aam Aadmi Party MP Harinder Singh Khalsa has announced to donate his one month salary for earthquake affected people of Nepal. While making the announcement, he also appealed to other MPs and activists to contribute towards the relief work in Nepal. Khalsa has further started an initiative to collect donations from Punjab for the earthquake victims. ...

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Sikh Organization To Send 100,000 Food Packets to Earthquake hit-Nepal from the Golden Temple

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AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab : On humanitarian ground, the apex Sikh body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to send 100,000 food packets made from Guru Ramdas Langar (community kitchen) in Sri Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) to the earthquake affected people of Nepal.On direction of the SGPC president Avtar Makkar, the food has started to be prepared at the langar ...

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