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  1. Archived_Member16

    Arranged Marriages Risk Immigration Scrutiny

    source: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/toronto/story/2010/05/03/arranged-marriages.html May 3, 2010 Arranged marriages risk immigration scrutiny By CBC News CBC News Proposed changes to Canada's immigration laws have some Canadians with roots in South Asia worried that arranged marriages...
  2. K

    Arranged Marriages? Caveat Emptor!

    Arranged Marriages? Caveat Emptor! by RAVEENA AULAKH Flipping through her wedding album, a 30-page collection of glossy photos with sugary captions such as "Perfect Match," Sandeep grimaces as she recalls her wedding last year to a young man from Brampton, Ontario, Canada. There was no...
  3. Aman Singh

    Christianity Church Of Sweden Commits To Same-Sex Marriages

    Church of Sweden Commits to Same-Sex Marriages In what is being seen as a landmark decision, the Church of Sweden has formally agreed to recognise same-sex marriages and conduct gay weddings and blessings, becoming the first major church to do so. The Lutheran denomination said that it would...
  4. Aman Singh

    Arranged Marriages 'Re-think' Call

    Arranged marriage has been a part of life for Sikhs in Edinburgh since the community arrived in the city in the 1950's. But a rise in the number of traditional arranged marriages has led to calls for emergency action from community leaders and parents alike. Edinburgh has a Sikh community of...
  5. Aman Singh

    Arts/Society Forced Marriages

    The issue of forced marriages has been traditionally treated with hesitation by governments, for fear of offending cultural sensitivities. But more information about the nature of forced marriages and a clearer understanding of cultural values has brought the subject under governmental...
  6. K

    Sikh News Samuhik Vivaha Samagam (Mass Marriages) Of 18 Sikh Couples Performed In Hyderabad

    Samuhik Vivaha Samagam (Mass Marriages) of 18 Sikh Couples Performed in Hyderabad May 11th, 2009 Hyderabad, May 10 : With blessings of Guru Granth Sahebji, as many as 18 couples who never dreamt of getting married in a such a befitting manner that too in the presence of over 20,000 sikhs...
  7. S

    Sikh Marriages

    I Had the chance to attend marriage Of close relations. The marriage involves following oppurtunities where in there is flow of money. I used to believe that sikh marriages are somewhat cheaper and less ritualistic as compared to Hindus. But it may not be so. I understand that following...
  8. S

    Sikh News Pakistan To Be First Country To Enact Law For Sikh Marriages (ANI Via Yahoo! India Ne

    Islamabad, Dec 11 (ANI): Pakistan for the first time will be introducing special marriage legislation for the Sikh community, caretaker Law Minister Afzal Haider has said. Haider told reporters that the legislation would meet a long-standing demand of the community, as no legislation governing...
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    Sikh News Pakistan To Be First Country To Enact Law For Sikh Marriages (New Kerala)

    Islamabad, Dec 11 : Pakistan for the first time will be introducing special marriage legislation for the Sikh community, caretaker Law Minister Afzal Haider has said. More...
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    Sikh News Sikh Priests To Discuss DSGMC's Proposal On Simple Marriages (Indian Express Via Yaho

    Five Sikh high priests will meet at Akal Takht on Wednesday to discuss the proposal of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee to put a ban on extravagant marriages. The Sikh clergy might issue some directions, asking the community to not to be pompous and organise night marriage parties...
  11. drkhalsa

    Akal Takhat Hukumnama Regarding Interfaith Marriages

    TRANSLATION IN ENGLISH Ik Ongkar Sri Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Sri Akal Takhat Sahib, Sri Amritsar Giani Joginder Singh, Jethadar...
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    Sikh News Sikh Marriages (Central Chronicle)

    It refers to welcome move of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee initiating move to induce austerity in marriages by solemnising marriages in Gurudwaras only that too with one simple vegetarian meal. More...
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    Sikh News Sikh Marriages (Central Chronicle)

    It refers to welcome move of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee initiating move to induce austerity in marriages by solemnising marriages in Gurudwaras only that too with one simple vegetarian meal. More...
  14. Archived_Member16

    General Punjab To Probe Illegal Immigration & Sham Marriages

    Punjab appoints senior official to probe immigration Punjab appoints senior official to probe immigration By IANS Wednesday April 25, 06:45 PM Chandigarh, April 25 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday announced that an officer of the rank of an additional director general of police...
  15. K

    Advice Required

    SSA. I belong to a jatt family and would like to marry a Ramgarihan. We both are afraid to tell our parents. I would like to gather some information on both castes before bringing it up with our families. Can someone please advise if this is possible. My family is a hard core jatt who think...
  16. R

    Islam Sikh-Muslim Marriages

    In the UK there is supossedly an 'epidemic' of Sikh girls marrying Muslim men. In Canada, it is apparently the other way around. Muslim girls are marrying Sikh men. Not sure about the US. Does anyone know of any instances of Sikhs marrying Muslims (male or female)? What were the main...
  17. Aman Singh

    Sikh News Sikh, Hindu Marriages In Valley Evolve From Old (The Fresno Bee)

    Sikh, Hindu marriages in Valley evolve from old (The Fresno Bee) http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=1217kef5j/*http%3A//www.fresnobee.com/local/story/11364638p-12111831c.html Array Tue, 18 Oct 2005 12:40:14 GMT "In general, some form of arranged or introduced marriages …...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Sikh News British Govt. Considers Banning Forced Marriages

    http://www.msmagazine.com/news/uswirestory.asp?ID=9316 October 6, 2005 British Government Considers Banning Forced Marriages The British government is considering a proposal to ban forced marriages, making clerics, imams, and parents liable for prosecution. The proposal comes in response to...
  19. Archived_Member16

    Sikh News Forced Marriages "could Be Banned" !

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4214308.stm Forced marriage 'could be banned' Parents who coerce their children into forced marriages could face prosecution under proposals unveiled by ministers. Currently families who compel their children to marry can be charged only with offences like...
  20. C

    Spain Legalizes Same-Sex Marriages

    Source: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/al-fatiha-news/message/1012 From the Associated Press - June 30, 2005 Spain Legalizes Same-Sex Marriages By MAR ROMAN (AP) Supporters of gay marriage celebrate under the gay flag outside the Spanish parliament in Madrid,... Full Image MADRID, Spain...
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