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ATTACK ON DHADRIANWALE: Taksal activists back suspects


Ludhiana : Damdami Taksal activists today extended support to the suspects arrested in connection with the murderous attack on Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale. The May 17 attack in Ludhiana had claimed the life of another preacher, Bhupinder Singh Khasi Kalan. Sant Charanjit Singh, a member of the Sant Samaj — a conglomerate of Sikh bodies led by Damdami Taksal ...

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Sikh U.S. Army captain wins right to wear beard and turban


FORT BELVOIR : As the sun rises over Fort Belvoir Army base in Virginia, officers of the 249th engineer battalion play a friendly game of football Frisbee. Among them is 28-year-old Captain Simratpal Singh, the first active duty Sikh American soldier in 35 years to be allowed to serve while wearing his religious turban and beard while on active duty. ...

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Dhian Singh Mand Jatehdar Akal Takhat appointed by Sarbat Khalsa pays obeisance at Akal Takhat


AMRITSAR : Jatehdars of different Sikh religious Takhats including acting Jatehdar Akal Takhat (highest Sikh temporal seat) Amritsar Dhian Singh Mand who were appointed on religious seat during the Sarbat Khasla last year on November 10th, today paid obeisance at Akal Takaht amidst heavy security umbrella.The moment controversial acting Jathedar Akal Takhat Dhian Singh Mand, Jatehdar Takhat Kesgarh Sahib Amrik ...

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Khalsa Diwan contributes for better life of Afghan Sikh community in New Delhi


New Delhi, May 15 : Khalsa Diwan Welfare society in New Delhi provides free education and training in different fields, including stitching and computer education to Afghan students belonging to the Sikh community.It was established in 1992 with an aim to provide a better livelihood to Afghan refugees in India. The children of Afghan refugees are provided education as well as ...

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Delhi High Court Accepts Petition Seeking Cancellation of Political Recognition of Shiromani Akali Dal


NEW DELHI : Accepting the petition seeking cancellation of political recognition of Shiromani Akali Dal, the Delhi High Court has said that the matter was worth consideration. It is notable here that the petitioner had claimed in the petition that the Shiromani Akali Dal couldn’t be given permission to contest Parliament and Rajya Sabha elections as the latter was not ...

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