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Michelle Obama meets with gurdwara victims


August 24th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Reaching out to the Sikh community, US first lady Michelle Obama met with families of those killed in the Aug 5 massacre at the gurdwara in ... 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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Killer’s mother apologizes to Sikh temple victims


August 7th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The mother of an ex-soldier who shot dead six people at a Sikh temple in the US said she was devastated when she heard about the ... Read more...

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US Sikh groups rally to ensure safety of community


August 6th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Devastated by the killing of six Sikh worshippers at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, the 700,000-strong Sikh community in the US has rallied round to offer succour ... Read more...

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Soni, Tewari in Congress’ Punjab election panel


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and party spokesperson Manish Tewari have been included in the Pradesh Election Committee constituted by Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indians among Malaysia’s title awardees


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 2 (IANS) M. Kayveas, who heads the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), a constituent of the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN), is among the ethnic Indians who are recipients ... Read more...

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Shot by Pakistani troops, Jammu man bedridden for past 12 years


November 18th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) For Santokh Singh, life came to a standstill on a January morning in 1998. While tending his cattle from the veranda of his house, he was suddenly hit ... Read more...

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PM has assured about talking to Praful Patel on Amritsar airport: Cong lawmaker


September 20th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Sep. 20 (ANI): Amirtsar-based Congress lawmaker O.P.Soni has said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured that he would personally speak to Union Civil Aviation Minister ... Read more...

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Malaysia moots insurance, welfare fund for its sportsmen


November 27th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 (IANS) Malaysia has mooted an insurance scheme and a welfare fund for its sportsmen, particularly for those who have retired, to ensure better health care, an official said. Deputy ... Read more...

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Malaysia introduces insurance for its sportsmen


November 26th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 26 (IANS) Malaysia has introduced an insurance scheme and a welfare fund for its sportsmen, particularly for those who have retired, to ensure better health care, an official said. Deputy ... Read more...

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Sikh trust offers free Punjabi lessons to Malaysian city officials


September 1st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Sep. 1 (ANI): Following Perak menteri besar Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir's announcement that state executive councillors might be taught Punjabi, the Punjabi Education Trust Malaysia has offered to give free ... Read more...

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Two Afghan nationals of Indian origin held for drug peddling


February 23rd, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Two Afghan nationals of Indian origin have been arrested here along with four associates on charges of smuggling a psychotropic substance used in preparing heroin, police said ... Read more...

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