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New Jersey shooting rekindles debate on US gun laws (Third Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yet another shooting in the United States less than four weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has rekindled ... 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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16-year-old charged in Wisconsin murder of elderly Sikh


August 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 18 (IANS) A 16-year-old felon from Milwaukee has been charged with the fatal shooting of Dalbir Singh, a member of the Oak Creek gurdwara where six worshippers ... 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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Let Sikhs wear turban, beard: New York official


August 13th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) In the wake of the tragic Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a senior New York City official has asked Mayor Michael Bloomberg to allow Sikh police officers ... 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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‘Gurdwara shooter was a neo-Nazi’


August 10th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) A sociologist, who hung out with the gunman who killed six worshippers in Sunday's rampage at a Wisconsin Sikh gurdwara, says Wade Michael Page was a ... Read more...

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Badal hit by human rights lawsuit in US


August 9th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) Visiting Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been hit by a federal lawsuit by a Sikh human rights group alleging that he ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter acted alone: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) As the nation held candlelight vigils to remember the victims of Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, investigators asserted that the gunman acted alone even ... 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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Gurdwara shooting: Tragic end for Delhi family


August 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) This Diwali, Lokinder Kaur's 16-year-long wait would have ended for her husband Ranjit Singh. But destiny had something else in store for Kaur who will never ... Read more...

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Chinese daily criticises US for gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Tuesday criticised America for the deadly shooting at a gurdwara, saying that despite having the most advanced defence ability, "the US government ... Read more...

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Gurdwara killer driven by racist music


August 7th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) As investigators tried to figure out what led 40-year-old Wade Michael Page to attack a Sikh gurdwara in suburban Milwaukee, media reports depicted him as a ... 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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Obama orders US flag at half mast after gurdwara killing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) As federal investigators searched for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, President Barack Obama ordered the US flag to be ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting gunman identified as ex-soldier (Fourth Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A bald white man, with a 9/11 tattoo on one arm, who killed six worshippers at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has been identified as a ... Read more...

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US assures India of full probe into gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The United States has assured India of a full investigation into the killings at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, India's ambassador to Washington Nirupama Rao ... Read more...

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Was the gurdwara shooter a white supremacist? (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) As FBI looked for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, media reports suggested the gunman, a bald man with a 9/11 ... 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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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: FBI hunts for motive (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The FBI has begun investigating Sunday's attack on a gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb that left seven people dead, including the shooter, as an act ... 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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Obama offers full support to Sikhs who have enriched US (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Calling Sikhs "a part of our broader American family", President Barack Obama has promised his administration's full support to the response and investigation of Sunday's rampage ... Read more...

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Hindu and Sikh shrines on Punjab-HP border to be linked


July 18th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved a Rs.100 crore ropeway project that will link the Sikh gurdwara of Keshgarh at Anandpur Sahib with the Hindu temple of ... Read more...

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‘Incumbent SGPC president to run affairs of body’


March 30th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed that Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee's (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar would run the affairs of the Sikh religious body along ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to settle all issues with India: Gilani


November 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants a "negotiated settlement of all issues with neighbour India", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."We believe in friendly relations with all the ... Read more...

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Power struggle led to violent attack in Queens area Sikh temple


April 27th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 27 (ANI): A power struggle marked by frequent confrontations, death threats and a lawsuit, had led to the most public and violent episode among worshipers at a Sikh temple ... Read more...

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24th Australian Sikh Games begins in Adelaide


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAdelaide, Apr 22 (ANI): The Premier of South Australia, Mike Rann, declared open the 24th Australian Sikh Games here on Friday.The President of the Sikh Games Association, Mohanvir Singh, ... Read more...

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Australian Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee formed


April 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSydney, Apr 16(ANI): The Sikhs in Australia have decided to set up a separate Australian Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (ASGPC) on the pattern of American Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee.The ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Pakistan protest against plaza construction on gurdwara land


March 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 24(ANI): Sikhs in Pakistan will stage a protest in Lahore on Friday over the construction of a plaza on gurdwara land.They will stage a sit-in in front of the Punjab ... Read more...

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Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary celebrated in Pakistan


November 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Over 15,000 Sikh pilgrims from Pakistan, India, Canada and other parts of the world Sunday celebrated the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, ... Read more...

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