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    Controversial Sikh Groups Warn Against Reverting To Bikrami Calendar

    Sikh Groups Warn Against Reverting To Bikrami Calendar http://thelinkpaper.ca/?p=35889 AMRITSAR – A day before the Sikh clergy meeting, Sikh organisations supporting the original Nanakshahi calendar today said the Sikh high priests should not give in to the Sant Samaj’s demand of reverting...
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    USA US-based Sikh Man Accused Of Helping India, Pakistan Terrorist Groups

    US-based Sikh man accused of helping India, Pakistan terrorist groups A man in Nevada has been charged with providing support to terrorism groups in India and Pakistan. Balwinder Singh, who was arrested in Reno on Tuesday, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to murder...
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    India Sikhs Richest And Muslims Poorest Among Religious Groups

    New Delhi: Among various religious groups, Muslims have the lowest living standard with the average per capita expenditure of just Rs 32.66 in a day, says a government survey. At the other end of the spectrum, Sikh community enjoys a much better lifestyle as the average per capita spending...
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    India Five Injured As Namdhari Groups Clash

    Five injured as Namdhari groups clash Tribune News Service Amritsar, February 25 The controversy over the appointment of Thakur Uday Singh as the head of the Namdhari sect after the demise of Satguru Jagjit Singh in December last year took an ugly turn when followers of Thakur Dalip...
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    Islam Muslim Groups In America Do Not Want To Live Under Islamic Law

    Islamic Law Ban In State Courts Petitioned By Muslims By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) As a federal appeals court in Denver considers whether Oklahoma voters had the right to ban Islamic law in state courts, a coalition of Muslim groups say they don't want to live under...
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    Canada Hindu Groups Oppose McGuinty Tax Credit

    Hindu groups oppose McGuinty tax credit By Tom Godfrey,Toronto Sun First posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 05:24 PM EDT | Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 06:43 PM EDT A majority of Ontario Hindus are outraged by Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty’s plan to issue a $10,000...
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    India One Injured In Clash Between Two Religious Groups

    by Jagmohan Singh AMRITSAR: A disciple of Dera Sang Kahna Desia Balkar Singh was injured seriously when 20 aggressive followers of breakaway group of Damdami Taksal Ajnala attacked him with swords and sharp edged weapons when victim was heading to pay obeisance at Gurdwdara Shaheed Ganj with...
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    USA Sheriff Lee Baca Honored By Ethnic, Religious Groups

    Sheriff Lee Baca Honored by Ethnic, Religious Groups By PARIMAL M. ROHIT ANAHEIM, Calif. — Nearly 250 people helped the Council of Pakistan American Chamber of Commerce and members of various local churches, synagogues, gurudwaras, temples and Islamic Centers to commemorate Los Angeles...
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    India Religious Groups Put Faith In Business: Study

    LONDON: Indian religious organizations across all major faiths are diversifying their "business model" to maintain the loyalty of their followers and attract new devotees. This is the finding of a Cambridge University study, carried out over two years surveying 568 Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh...
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    USA Attack Against Sikhs: Jewish Groups Offer Reward For Information On Assailants

    Attack against Sikhs: Jewish groups offer reward for information on assailants Several US-based Jewish groups have announced USD 10,000 in reward for any information leading to the arrest of those responsible for shooting two elderly Sikhs in California, taking the total award money offered...
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    Canada Canadian Religious Groups ‘Don’t Compete’ Like U.S. Ones: Professor

    Canadian religious groups ‘don’t compete’ like U.S. ones: professor Charles Lewis - THE NATIONAL POST February 6, 2011 – 7:27 pm Competition, innovation and entrepreneurialism, all qualities normally associated with business, may explain why the United States is more religious than Canada...
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    USA Jewish Groups Back Sikh's Right To A Beard

    The ADL, American Jewish Committee and more than 25 other civil rights groups — many of them Islamic — co-signed a letter to State Attorney General Kamala Harris this week defending the rights of a Sikh American to become a state correctional officer without shaving his beard. Tilochan Oberoi...
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    Malaysia Sikh Groups To Visit NS Camp For Feedback

    PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Sikh Union will be visiting National Service (NS) camps that have Sikh trainees, to get feedback from them about any problems they may be facing in the programme. NS Training Department director-general Datuk Abdul Hadi Awang Kechil said he has also asked Sikh groups...
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    Malaysia Malaysia Says Extremist Groups Trying To Recruit From Schools

    Malaysia says extremist groups trying to recruit from schools Malaysia has said that Islamic, Tamil and Sikh militant groups were seeking to recruit from schools and universities in the country, but intelligence agencies were keeping a close watch on such activities. Expressing concern...
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    United Sikhs TSA Scanners, Pat-downs, Particularly Vexing For Muslims, Other Religious Groups

    By Tara Bahrampour Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, December 22, 2010; 10:22 PM Ever since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a trip to the airport has been fraught for Muslims, who sometimes feel they are being profiled as potential terrorists because of their religion. The...
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    USA Rahul Gandhi Warned U.S. Of Growth Of Extremist Hindu Groups: WikiLeaks

    JASON BURKE Rahul Gandhi, the "crown prince" of Indian politics, told the American ambassador last year that Hindu extremist groups could pose a greater threat to his country than Muslim militants. In comments likely to cause a storm in India, Gandhi, who is considered a likely prime...
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    Controversial Sikh Groups Reviving Militancy In Punjab: Govt

    NEW DELHI: The government today said Sikh militant groups from abroad are trying to resurrect militancy in Punjab. "Available reports suggest that Sikh militant groups especially those based in abroad, are continuing their efforts to revive militancy in Punjab," Minister of State for Home...
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    Controversial Reality Show Judge Angers Sikh Groups In Punjab

    Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) The exit of a seven-year-old participant from the “India’s Got Talent” reality show after judge Sajid Khan commmented that the martial arts dance form he performed was too violent has angererd Sikh groups in Punjab. ‘Gatka’ (a traditional martial arts dance form of the...
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    United Sikhs UNITED SIKHS: Sikhs Join New York Interfaith Groups To Advocate For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    “Being an American is not a matter of blood or birth. It’s a matter of faith. It’s a matter of fidelity to the shared values that we all hold so dear.” – President Barack Obama WASHINGTON, D.C. – UNITED SIKHS and several interfaith organizations held a meeting with senior White House...
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    Canada Hindu And Sikh Groups Want Fireworks Bylaw Changed For Diwali

    Hamilton’s Hindu and Sikh communities are looking to change the city’s fireworks bylaw to accommodate for Diwali, the “festival of lights.” While thousands of Hamiltonians every year celebrate the Hindu holiday, the current bylaw restricts the use and sale of family fireworks to Victoria...
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