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Sikh man wins case over son wearing turban in Australia school

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Melbourne, September 19 : A Sikh family in Australia on Tuesday won a legal battle against a Christian school which refused to enrol their five-year-old son because of his turban. Sidhak Singh Arora was due to start preparatory at Melton Christian College (MCC) in Melbourne’s north-west, this year.But his patka (children’s turban) does not comply with the school’s uniform policy which ...

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Bride gets married with bouquet made of doughnuts

Bride gets married with

Sydney : Wedding flowers are seen by many brides as an integral part of the big day, but one woman from Australia went for an untraditional choice for her vows. Paige Kirk, 23, from Sydney, surprised her bridesmaids with a set of bouquets filled with decorated pastries.“Me and my husband Steven thought it would be different, fun and light hearted,” she ...

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Australia gay marriage rally draws record crowd ahead of postal vote

Australia gay marriage

Sydney : More than 20,000 people rallied in Sydney on Sunday urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, days ahead of a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country. Organizers said the gathering was Australia’s largest gay rights demonstration, as a diverse range of people clad in rainbow colours converged on the heart of the city to insist ...

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Australia charges 3 men with terrorism over starting fires at Melbourne mosque

Australia charges 3 men

Melbourne : Australian police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Melbourne last year, inspired by Islamic State and intending to divide the Muslim community. Two of the men are already in custody and awaiting trial on suspicion of plotting bomb attacks in Australia’s second largest city last ...

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England send West Indies into darkness after win in Day-Night Test

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London : England took 19 wickets in a day to send West Indies tumbling to a humbling defeat by an innings and 209 runs in the first Test on Saturday. England won with time to spare on Day 3 of the day-night Test at Edgbaston, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in the most commanding fashion. The loss ...

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