weddings

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    Humanism Ireland Overwhelmed By "Godless" Weddings

    Ireland overwhelmed by "godless" weddings By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor http://news.yahoo.com/long-backlog-godless-wedding-services-ireland-124447364.html (Reuters) - Traditionally Catholic Ireland has allowed an atheist group to perform weddings this year for the first time, and the...
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    UK Religion Told To Halt Weddings Over Gay Rights

    Religion told to halt weddings over gay rights The future of traditional Indian weddings in Britain is in doubt because of the fallout from gay marriage passing into law, it has emerged This is the first example of a religious group altering its marriage practices to avoid potential...
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    Haryana Sikh Body Bans Celebratory Fire, DJs In Weddings

    Haryana Sikh body bans celebratory fire, DJs in weddings Deepender Deswal http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Haryana-Sikh-body-bans-celebratory-fire-DJs-in-weddings/articleshow/20191342.cms ROHTAK: A social reform forum of Sikhs in Haryana has launched a campaign to curb...
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    Sikh Weddings Crashed By Protestors Objecting To Mixed Faith Marriages

    Sikh weddings crashed by protesters objecting to mixed faith marriages By Dil Neiyyar and Perminder Khatkar http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21721519 In July a Sikh woman and her Christian husband were locked out of their own wedding in Swindon Sikh weddings are regularly disrupted by...
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    India Arya Samaj Weddings Legal Only For Followers: Kerala HC

    Arya Samaj weddings legal only for followers: Kerala HC By Mahir Haneef, TNN - Mar 9, 2013, 11.55 PM IST KOCHI: The Kerala high court has ruled that the Arya Samaj cannot conduct marriages between people if they are not followers of the samaj and it will not be legally valid if it takes...
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    Sikh Weddings Simple? No, They Are Indulged In Brahmanwad

    Sikh Weddings should be simple , not indulged in brahmanwad Practises like the maiyaa'n ceremony, throwing rice over the head, the red cloth held over the bride/groom, even things like tika ceremony, mother placing her flour print hands on the wall, mama carrying the bride/groom after mayaa...
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    India Govt Mulls Proposal To Limit Number Of Guests At Weddings

    Govt mulls proposal to limit number of guests at weddings AFP, Feb 22, 2011, 06.05pm IST <!-- google_ad_section_start -->NEW DELHI: The Indian government is considering proposals to limit the number of guests allowed at weddings to reduce food wastage, an official told AFP on Tuesday...
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    Opinion Fake Weddings Made To Order In Punjab

    Fake weddings made to order in Punjab Gurinder Gill, Hindustan times The yearning to settle abroad has turned illegal travel into a lucrative business in Punjab. Undaunted by reports of frauds, tales of treacherous desertion between borders, starvation, near-fatal encounters and even prison...
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    Boozy Punjabi Weddings Are Now A British Problem

    South Asia Mail Boozy Punjabi weddings are now a British problem By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Dec 11 (IANS) Punjabis in Britain have been ticked off for serving too much alcohol at their weddings - a practice that is not only threatening lives but also putting pressure on families to dish...
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    Changing Trends In Sikh Weddings

    Changing trends in Sikh weddings and a special ‘Anand Karaj’ in Thailand By Dya Singh In my life and ‘travels’ I have attended, helped to conduct, and conducted, literally hundreds of ‘Anand Karaj’ (Sikh religious wedding) ceremonies since teenage-hood. I remember some beautiful ceremonies...
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    "Milni" At Sikh Weddings

    GURFATEH JI! I RECENTLY ATTENDED A FRIENDS WEDDING AND AT THE MILNI WE (THE BHARAT) WERE GREETED BY THE GIRLS FAMILY WHO WERE WITH A GIANI WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A DHOLKI PLAYER! WE EXCHANGED FATEH'S FIRST AND THEN THE GIANI STARTED SINGING WHAT I THINK WERE SHABADS BUT I DO NOT KNOW WHERE...
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    General Pak To Allow Sikh Weddings Under Anand Marriage Act

    Pak to allow Sikh weddings under Anand Marriage Act Varinder Walia Tribune News Service Amritsar, November 24 2007 In a significant development, the government of Pakistan has decided to allow members of the Sikh community to register their marriages under the Anand Marriage Act. An...
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    Sikh News No More Bling For Big Fat Indian Weddings? (IBN Via Yahoo! India News)

    The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee has asked every Sikh to get married in the gurudwara with a day baraat. Lavish parties and farmhouse bashes might be on their way out. More...
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    Sikh News Big Sikh Religious Leaders Urge Sikh Families For Low-key Weddings In India (People's

    Sikh religious leaders in the Indian capital Tuesday told the community priests not to officiate weddings that are not teetotal, vegetarian and simple. The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), the city's top Sikh religious ... More...
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    Sikh News Lay Off Weddings (The Times Of India)

    The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has set out an elaborate code defining how members of the community should conduct their weddings. Austerity is at the heart of the committee's widely reported prescriptions. More...
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    Sikh News Making Sikh Weddings Sober (Central Chronicle)

    Good to read in the Press that "Non-veg, liquor is to be avoided in Delhi Sikh weddings". It is a fact that all religious and sacred books emphasise vegetarian food. `Prasad' served in Gurudaaras (of Sikh community) is always vegetarian. Guru Nanak Dev always consumed only vegetarian food. More...
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    Sikh News Have Simple Weddings Or Face Boycott: Sikh Leader (IANS Via Yahoo! India News)

    New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) {censored}tails, lavish luncheons and grand receptions during Sikh marriages will soon become passe. Religious leaders of the community have come up with a set of guidelines to curb ostentation associated with weddings it to rein in female foeticide. More...
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    Sikh News Have Simple Weddings Or Face Boycott: Sikh Leader (New Kerala)

    New Delhi, July 30: {censored}tails, lavish luncheons and grand receptions during Sikh marriages will soon become passé. Religious leaders of the community have come up with a set of guidelines to curb ostentation associated with weddings it to rein in female foeticide. More...
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    Sikh News Say No To Big Fat Sikh Weddings (Montreal Gazette)

    Sikh leaders in the Indian capital want an end to ostentatious weddings involving gallons of alcohol and mounds of tandoori chicken because they encourage "dowry harassment," newspapers reported yesterday. More...
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    Sikh News Leaders Call For End To Big Fat Sikh Weddings (Adelaide Now)

    SIKH leaders in the Indian capital of New Delhi want an end to ostentatious weddings involving gallons of alcohol and mounds of tandoori chicken because they encourage "dowry harassment", newspapers have reported. More...
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