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Liberal Party leader says Sikhs have right to carry kirpan in Canada

January 21st, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 21 (ANI): Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff has defended the right of Sikhs to carry the kirpan.Kirpan is a curved ceremonial dagger and is regarded as one of the key religious ... Read more...

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Thousands of Indonesians protest against governor elections in Yogyakarta sultanate province

December 13th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by BNO News
YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of Indonesians hit the streets of Yogyakarta province on Monday in protest of a bill that would force residents to elect a governor instead of the ... Read more...

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Now, ‘How to arrest a witch’ guide for UK cops!

November 1st, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): The next time a police man bumps into a witch in the UK, he would exactly know how to handle her-thanks to a new guide book which has ... Read more...

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Alexander McQueen took cocktail of drugs before hanging himself

April 29th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): An inquest into fashion designer Alexander McQueen's death has heard that he took a cocktail of drugs and slashed his wrists before hanging himself.The 40-year-old designer committed suicide ... Read more...

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Controversy Sparks As ‘Wiccan Sacrifice’ Makes Headlines

April 10th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to authorities, Angela Sanford, 30 is a self-described Wiccan who allegedly killed a man as an act of sacrifice. She stabbed Joel Leyba,52 thirteen times, after ... Read more...

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We have a right to wear the Kirpan, says British Sikh judge

February 8th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 8 (IANS) Britain's first Asian judge, who is due to be knighted by the Queen, Monday defended his right to wear the Kirpan and warned schools they ... Read more...

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Sale of Amritsar kirpans on the rise

January 13th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan 13(ANI): The sale of kirpans (a ceremonial dagger or sword sported by devout Sikhs) has increased in Amritsar, as devotees and tourists have been acquiring it as ... Read more...

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Sale of Amritsar kirpan on the rise

January 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Jan 2 (ANI): The sale of kirpans (a ceremonial dagger or sword sported by devout Sikhs) has increased here in Amritsar.Devotees and tourists are thronging the Golden Temple here to acquire ... Read more...

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Britains most important archeological discovery found in desk drawer

October 23rd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Thousands of tiny gold pins which lay hidden in a desk drawer for 40 years have been described as one of Britains most important archeological finds.According to ... Read more...

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Kirpan barred, so Sikh group to skip meeting with Pope

March 1st, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 1 (IANS) A Sikh organisation in the US will skip a scheduled meeting with Pope Benedict XVI in Washington, DC, next month because its representatives have been been asked ... Read more...

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