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Punjabi museum opens in Yuba City

April 2nd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Yuba City, April 2 (IANS) A mutli-media museum celebrating more than 100 years of the Punjabi community in the US opened in the community-dominated Yuba City in California Saturday.A brainchild ... Read more...

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November to be Sikh Awareness Month in California

September 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Yuba City (Northern California), Sep 5 (IANS) In a historic gesture for the 250,000-strong Sikh community in California, the state assembly has passed a resolution declaring November as 'California Sikh ... Read more...

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California Assembly Passes $20 Million Settlement Bill For Jaycee Dugard

July 2nd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday lawmakers of the state of California approved a $20 million payout from the state to the kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard under a settlement after ... Read more...

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Ban On Plastic Bags Ratified By The California State Assembly

June 6th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The California Assembly has cast its vote to ban plastic bags. This is a decision that, if ratified by the state Senate, will make ... Read more...

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California Assembly Passes Bill To Ban Plastic Bags

June 6th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The California state is on its way to become the first state in United States to ban the use of single-use plastic bags.As per reports, ... Read more...

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Houston Elects First Gay Mayor In Annise Parker

December 13th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Houston, Dec. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Houston residents, for the first time voted for an openly gay mayor and it shows that people's mindset about the gay community is changing. Gay ... Read more...

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California passes bill on Sikh symbol kirpan

June 3rd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) The California assembly has passed a bill that makes it mandatory for the state to train law enforcement agencies about the Sikh symbol kirpan. The bill AB-504, ... Read more...

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Kirpan bill introduced in California assembly

February 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major development for the Sikh community in the US, a bill has been introduced in the California state assembly for mandatory education on the kirpan ... Read more...

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