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US senators call for Sikh hate crime tracking


August 24th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Nineteen US Senators, led by California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, have urged the Justice Department to track hate crimes against Sikhs as they are particularly susceptible to ... Read more...

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US community groups seek hate crime hearings


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A diverse group of over 150 organisations led by the Sikh Coalition has asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to conduct hearings on hate crimes and the ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to meet families of gurdwara shooting victims


August 19th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the shootings in a Wisconsin Sikh gurdwara earlier this month, according ... Read more...

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US sleuth links gurdwara shooting with Sikh murders


August 18th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A detective in California is raising the possibility that the murders of two Sikh men there last year may be connected to the tragic shooting at ... Read more...

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Wisconsin gurdwara member shot dead


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 17 (IANS) Less than two weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers at a gurdwara here, a member of the same gurdwara was shot and killed ... Read more...

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Gurdwara gunshots heard in phone calls for help


August 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 16 (IANS) Sounds of gunshots can be heard in some calls made to the police from worshippers hiding in a Sikh gurdwara here when Wade Michael ... Read more...

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Indian Americans celebrate I-Day with colourful parades


August 15th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian Americans from East to West coast celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, Bollywood stars and cultural performances but with a prayer in ... Read more...

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US House resolution for tracking hate crimes against Sikhs


August 15th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Seven members of the US House of Representatives have introduced a resolution condemning hate crimes against Sikh Americans and supporting the community's demand that the ... Read more...

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Top US law official calls gurdwara shooting a hate crime


August 11th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 11 (IANS) As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara here, US Attorney General Eric Holder ... Read more...

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Hundreds honour US gurdwara shooting victims


August 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) Hundreds of mourners, Sikhs and others, policemen and religious leaders, men and women gathered here Friday to pay their last respects to six worshippers ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Lone bullet hole left as grim reminder


August 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) As the Sikh gurdwara where six worshippers were killed reopened after being swept, scrubbed and painted, a lone bullet hole was left unrepaired as ... Read more...

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Two wounded in gurdwara shooting improve


August 10th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) Conditions of two of the three men injured in Sunday's rampage at the Oak Creek Sikh gurdwara here have shown improvement, according to hospital ... Read more...

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Interfaith vigils across US for gurdwara victims


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) In a clear message of solidarity, Americans of all backgrounds and faith held candlelight vigils from coast to coast to mourn the victims of ... Read more...

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Gurdwara gunman shot himself in head: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Wade Michael Page, the gunman who killed six worshippers at the Sikh gurdwara here Sunday, shot and killed himself after he was wounded by ... Read more...

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‘Their tears would make an ocean overflow’


August 8th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) "Struck by calm & composure of victim families. No trace of rancour. But their tears would fill an ocean, make it overflow."So tweeted India's ... Read more...

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Police still clueless about gurdwara shooter’s motive


August 8th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Two days after a gunman shot dead six worshippers at a Wisconsin gurdwara, police were still clueless about what prompted the former soldier's rampage ... Read more...

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Four Indians among 6 killed in gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Four of the six Sikh worshippers killed in Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Winsconsin were Indian citizens, with one of them being a ... Read more...

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US embassy mourns Sikh deaths in Winconsin


August 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The US embassy Tuesday mourned the deaths of six Sikhs in a gurdwara attack in Wisconsin and said it was "deeply saddened" by the reckless ... Read more...

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Bollywood condemns gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Shabana Azmi are "pained", "shocked" and "sad" at Sunday's attack on a gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb in the ... Read more...

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PM expresses shock over US gurudwara killing


August 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed deep shock and sadness over the shooting at a US gurudwara in which six people were killed. He ... Read more...

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Gurdwara chief, priests among US shooting victims


August 6th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Officials investigating Sunday's shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, have declined to release the names of the victims, but media reports have pieced ... Read more...

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India in touch with US over gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) India got in touch with US authorities and Sikh community groups started emergency response to Sunday's shooting attack on a Wisconsin gurdwara as messages of ... Read more...

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Obama denounces Sikh Gurudwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has denounced the shooting incident at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin as a "senseless act of violence" and expressed ... Read more...

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7 killed, 3 critically hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A gunman killed six people and left three others critically wounded in an attack on worshippers at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in a Wisconsin suburb Sunday ... Read more...

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7 killed in shooting at US gurudwara


August 6th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left six persons dead and one gunman killed by a ... Read more...

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7 killed in shooting at US gurudwara (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left six people dead and one gunman killed by a ... Read more...

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One killed, 3 hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left at least three people critically wounded and one gunman ... Read more...

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Four shot at gurudwara in US, two critical (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were shot in an attack just after 10 a.m. Sunday at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, ... Read more...

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Several injured in shooting at US gurudwara


August 6th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Several people have been injured in a shooting incident at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, according to US media reports.Two ... Read more...

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