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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Young Sikhs in Maryland fight bias with diplomacy in the classroom

Young members of the Guru Gobind Singh temple say they are committed to combating prejudice and bullying.

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Related Topix: Potomac, MD, Life, Holidays, Purim, Religion, Passover, Rockville, MD

2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Stage set for Baisakhi bash

Come Sunday evening, Guru Nanak Higher Secondary School at Pee Pee Compound in Ranchi will turn into a mini Punjab, thanks to the efforts of All India Sikh Students' Federation.

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Related Topix: Baisakhi, Life, Holidays, World News, India, Asia, Religion

7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans - the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith - could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.

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Related Topix: Religion, World News, India, Canada,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Now Newspaper

Vaisakhi takes over Surrey this weekend

On Saturday , Vaisakhi, one of the most important events on the Sikh religious calendar, returns to the streets of Newton.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Food, Food Festival

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Sikh Empire relic bought by Calgary billionaire

When Calgary billionaire Bob Dhillon placed the winning bid on a 19th-century curved sword in a recent British auction, he didn't see himself as merely purchasing the sword -- he was liberating it.

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Related Topix: Religion, Canada, Home Listing, Home, North America, World News, George Bush,

India Talkies

Sikhs allowed to carry kirpans in Canadian missions - Indiatalkies.com

Toronto, April 16: The Canadian government has approved a new policy which allows Sikh visitors to Canadian diplomatic missions abroad to wear kirpans.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vancouver Courier

Vaisakhi

Many homes along the Vaisakhi parade route which went along Marine Drive, up Main Street, down East 49th Avenue, and down Fraser Street back to the Ross Street Temple, offered free vegetarian food for those in attendance.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Star Online

Tamils and Sikhs usher in new year

PETALING JAYA: Tamils and Sikhs marked an auspicious day yesterday with grand celebrations of the Tamil New Year and Vaisakhi, respectively.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, Life, Holidays, Pongal, Religion

Religion News Service

Photo Slideshow: Sikhs from four continents flock to Pakistan for Vaisakhi festival

The gurdwara, in Hassan Abdal, Pakistan, before pilgrims start to arrive from India, Afghanistan, Africa, North Africa and Australia for the Vaisakhi Festival.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Religion, New Year's Day/Eve

Kent Online

Gravesend awash with colour for Vaisakhi in Gravesend

Running 45 minutes late, the wait failed to dishearten the spirit as thousands of people lined the streets as the floats went past.

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Related Topix: Kent County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Religion,

HeraldNet

Sikh community steps up for Ose mudslide victims

The Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Marysville has been hosting celebrations every April for 15 years marking the founding of the religion.

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Related Topix: Religion, Marysville, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Oso, WA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Berkhamsted Today

Faith news round-up: A very holy week ahead

This is the most solemn week of the Christian year - Holy Week - and is leads us up to Easter.

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Related Topix: Baisakhi, Life, Religion, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Beast

How Sikhs Celebrate SpringBy Simran Jeet Singh

Every April, communities across the world come together to celebrate Vaisakhi. For centuries, Vaisakhi has marked the spring harvest, and Punjabi farmers have celebrated this occasion with community gatherings and festivals.

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The Georgia Straight

Photos: Vaisakhi parade in Vancouver attracts massive crowd

The Khalsa was created as a military order to protect people of different faiths from being forcibly converted to Islam by Mughal invaders.

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Daily Times

From good food to Gurmukhi, Sikh pilgrims talk it all : April 13, 2014,

HASSANABDAL: Pakistan wins many a heart again. Gurdwara Panja Saheb is teeming with Sikhs and echoing with generous laughers, often interrupted by a louder than normal recitation of kirtan - hymns from the Guru Granth sahib.

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Related Topix: Religion, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Pakistan Travel, Pakistan, Asia, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Fri Apr 11, 2014

RecordNET

Sikh parade takes to streets Sunday

Thousands of Sikh worshippers are expected to converge on Stockton this weekend to celebrate the dawn of the Khalsa Panth as part of a weekend celebration highlighted by the 16th annual Vaisakhi Day Parade.

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Related Topix: Religion, Stockton, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jerry McNerney

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Nerve News

US lawmakers wish Sikh Americans joyous Vaisakhi

Thirteen members of the US House of Representatives have co-sponsored a House resolution wishing the Sikh American community a joyous Vaisakhi, the Indian harvest festival that also marks the creation of the Khalsa in 1699.

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Related Topix: Religion, US Politics, Representative Doug LaMalfa, Representative John Garamendi, US News, Barbara Lee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Judy Chu, Representative David Valadao

Tue Apr 08, 2014

JD Supra

EEOC Issues Guidance for Employers on Accommodating Religious Dress and Grooming Practices

Religious diversity in the workplace is fast becoming a hot issue for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission .

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Religion

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Newkerala.com

Indira Gandhi's assassin son seeks support from Akal Takht Sant Sama

Fatehgarh Sahib, Apr 6 : Sarabjit Singh Khalsa , son of Indira Gandhi's assassin Beant Singh, who is contesting election from Fatehgarh Sahib constituency from Bahujan Samaj Party today appealed to Akal Takht Jathedar and Sant Samaj to support him in Lok Sabha elections which is sechduled to held on April 30. Talking to reporters here Mr Khalsa ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, India, World News

Watford Observer

Bushey school's Asian New Year celebrations were 'tremendous'

A primary school in Bushey hosted an Asian week for pupils to celebrate its ethnic and cultural diversity with local community.

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