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12 hrs ago | Kenilworth Weekly News

Be a part of Sikh celebration in Leamington

Bollywood and bhangra dance, storytelling and Indian-inspired art will bring the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi to Leamington on Saturday .

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Related Topix: Religion, Bollywood, Life, Food, Food Festival

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Sikh man barred from jury

CBS13-TV in Sacramento reports that Gursant Singh is scheduled for jury duty in Sutter County next week.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sacramento, CA, Sutter County, CA

CBS Local

Sutter County Sikh Told He Can't Serve On Jury With Ceremonial Knife

A Sikh man wants to serve on a Sutter County jury, but the court will not let him because of the ceremonial weapon he carries.

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Newsday

Parents reject Sikh school places

The school says it will not allow any meat on the premises but children can opt-out of morning prayers Parents have said they rejected places at a new Sikh school because their children would have felt "out of place" as they do not follow the faith.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna's Vaisakhi Day parade this Saturday

In an outpouring of rich flavours and vibrant colour, Kelowna's Sikh community will bring long-held traditions to local streets.

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Related Topix: Religion, Agriculture, Science, Canada

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Film crew aims to help solve Elk Grove killings

A family photo of Surinder Singh, 65, who was shot and killed Friday, March 4 while walking with his friend Gurmej Atwal, 78, in Elk Grove.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Elk Grove, CA, Religion, US News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Local Sikhs celebrate festival

It is noisy and lively and colorful. It is filled with music and food and kinship.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Man, 20, accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh Columbia University professor and

When George met George: Little prince is introduced to a bilby named in his honor on trip to the zoo with William and Kate The million dollar meth lab: Police raid high tech drug production base in luxury lake front mansion that was stacked with guns Caught! USPS worker who was in 'unspeakable pain' claimed $300k in disability checks for five years ... (more)

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ABC News

Hate Crime Charge in NYC Attack on Sikh Professor

A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Hate crime charge in NYC attack on Sikh professor

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The Miami Herald

Hate crime charge in NYC attack on Sikh professor

A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.

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Boston.com

Week of observances

Religious ceremonies, some solemn, some joyous, took place around the world this week.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, New Year's Day/Eve, Religion, Burma, Southeast Asia, World News,

Canada.com

Surrey's Vaisakhi Parade expects more than 200,000 spectators

More than 200,000 people are expected to attend Surrey's annual Vaisakhi Parade Saturday, celebrating one of the most important days in the Sikh calendar.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Marysville Globe

Sikhs donate to Oso during their holiest day

On the holiest day in the calendar of the Sikh faith, the members of the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Marysville demonstrated one of the central tenets of their religion - that of charity toward others, regardless of their backgrounds - by raising $4,100 and presenting it to Snohomish County Executive John Lovick on Sunday, April 13, the Marysville ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Marysville, WA, Religion, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Arlington, WA

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

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

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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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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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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