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Nanakshahi calendar row: Pak denies visa, pilgrimage cancelled

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Amritsar : The pilgrimage scheduled to commemorate the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev has been cancelled due to visa denial by Pakistan authorities,. This was disclosed by the SGPC today. The jatha was to leave on May 21 to visit various religious destinations in Pakistan. SGPC’s deputy secretary Mohinder Singh, went to the Pakistan Embassy in New Delhi to ...

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Two sentenced to 3 years in jail for assaulting Sikh-American

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New York, May 19 : A US court has sentenced two persons to three years in prison after charging them with hate crime for brutally assaulting a Sikh-American man last year in California. Chase Little and Colton Leblanc were found guilty of felony assault and hate crime charges. They were sentenced to a three-year term in the California state prison ...

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Italian court upholds ban on Sikhs carrying kirpans

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ROME : The Italian Supreme Court has ruled against a Sikh migrant who wanted to carry a kirpan in public. The court on Monday said migrants who choose to live in Italy must respect Italian laws prohibiting the carrying of weapons even though Sikhs regard kirpan as sacred. The court, while acknowledging that diversity in a multi-ethnic society is important, ...

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GADAI announces free education for children of Sikh Army Officer Paramjit Singh

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GOINDWAL SAHIB : CBSE affiliated Guru Amar Dass Adarsh Institute (GADAI) today announced to provide free education to the trio children of Sikh army officer Paramjit Singh who was recently beheaded on Indo-Pak border in Jammu by the Pakistani army men. Notably, the trio children are currently enrolled at the Guru Amar Dass Adarsh Institute. GADAI’s Principal Mrs. Anuradha Chandel ...

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Sarbat Khalsa Jathedars order social boycott of Sikh leaders guilty of seeking support from Sirsa cult

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AMRITSAR SAHIB : Sarbat Khalsa appointed Takht Jathedars today ordered the worldwide Sikh community to socially boycott all those Sikh leaders who underwent meetings with Sirsa cult disciples seeking support in the concluded assembly polls. The trio Jathedars said that these leaders had violated the sacred Akal Takht’s edict of 2007 so they deserve to be boycotted socially.Interim Akal Takht ...

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