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Photo exhibition on Sikh faith to open in New York today

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New York : Sat Hari Singh, a New York City subway operator, threw his train in reverse on 9/11 to send it away from the chaos at ground zero.Japjee Singh sued a school system in Georgia to get protections from school bullying. US Army Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi, a doctor, fought for the ability to wear a turban while in ...

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SC drops SGPC case over Sehajdharis; reinstates panel elected in 2011

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New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday disposed a petition by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) over Sehajdhari Sikhs’ right to vote in SGPC elections as the case had become irrelevant following a new Central law taking away their right. A bench comprising Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justice AM Khanwilkar said there was no point in hearing ...

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Dal Khalsa asks UN Head: What apply’s to Sri Lanka, apply’s to India as well

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AMRITSAR : In the backdrop of United Nations Secretary-General urging the Sri Lanka government to redress wrongs of war as victims of decade long war “cannot wait forever” for justice, the Dal Khalsa today asked Ban Ki-Moon as to why the world body (UN) has chosen to remain silent on India’s wrongdoings on Kashmiris, Sikhs and other minorities since last ...

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City of Fresno in California Recognizes 1984 anti-Sikh Violence as “Genocide”

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FRESNO : After many hurdles, the resolution to recognize 1984 anti-Sikh massacres in India as a genocide was finally officially approved by the Fresno City Council today, September 1, 2016. 5 out of 7 council members voted in approval, while 2 abstained. Over 500 Sikhs were in attendance and waited patiently for the council members to vote.Fresno is the fifth ...

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Hondh Chillad Massacre: Haryana Government Distributes Compensation Among Victim Families

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GURGAON : As per the recommendations of Justice TP Garg, the compensation checks for the victims of the 1984 Sikh genocide were distributed among the victim families of Haryana in Gurgaon on August 28. The Haryana government approved compensation worth Rs. 12.07 crore for 150 victim families from the Sikh genocide in Haryana.The checks were distributed among the 42 victim ...

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