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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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Surjeet is home, after 30 years in Pakistan prison (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) After 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan on charges of being a spy, Surjeet Singh returned home Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from ... Read more...

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Surjeet freed but reaches Wagah in handcuffs (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wagah (Pakistan), June 28 (IANS) He may have been officially released from jail Thursday morning but when Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh alighted from the prison van at the Wagah border ... Read more...

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A Tamil Nadu-born police officer acts in Bhojpuri film


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) A top Bihar Police officer, who is a Tamilian by birth, has fulfilled his acting dream. He debuts as a boatman with Bhojpuri film "Devra Pe ... Read more...

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Shimla convent school allows students to wear turban


April 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) An over one-and-half-month old controversy over wearing of full-sized turban by Sikh students ended Saturday with a prominent boys' school here allowing them to wear the ... Read more...

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Parents fume over turban curbs in Shimla school


April 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari's alma mater St. Edward's School here has refused to allow Sikh students to wear full-sized turban, parents alleged Thursday. They ... Read more...

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US auto parts retailer settles lawsuit with Sikh employee


April 12th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) US national auto parts retailer AutoZone has agreed to pay $75,000 to a Sikh convert to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit alleging he was not ... Read more...

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Bilawal strikes a chord with open body language


April 8th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has touched a chord in India's ... Read more...

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The man in the pink turban sets twitter ablaze (With Image)


February 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Till last week he was a virtual unknown. But now everyone is tweeting about the "Man in the pink turban" who nearly overshadowed world's two ... Read more...

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Mehra keen to shoot ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ in Pakistan (With Image)


January 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who is currently working on one of his most ambitious projects "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", is keen to shoot the film in ... Read more...

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Modi, governor lead R-Day celebrations in Gujarat


January 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhavnagar (Gujarat), Jan 26 (IANS) The 63rd Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm across Gujarat Thursday morning. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal and Chief Minister Narendra Modi led the ... Read more...

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France violated Sikh’s right to wearing turban: UN


January 13th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The UN rights committee has said France violated the religious freedom of a 76-year-old Sikh when he was asked to remove his turban for his ID ... Read more...

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Cancer survivors celebrate Christmas, life


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Magic show, stand-up comedy acts and gifts, it was the "best ever" party for 12-year-old Gurnoor Singh as he celebrated Christmas and life, ironically inside ... Read more...

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Gilani surprised by Karzai’s aggressive posture


November 12th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai adopted a "rather aggressive posture" at a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and "bombarded us with a number ... Read more...

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Being a nawab is huge responsibility: Saif


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, who has been annointed the 10th Nawab of Pataudi, says he's honoured and hopes to carry his late father Mansur Ali ... Read more...

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Saif annointed 10th Nawab of Pataudi


October 31st, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pataudi (Haryana), Oct 31 (IANS) Flanked by his mother Sharmila Tagore and two sisters, Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was Monday anointed the 10th Nawab of Pataudi at a ceremony ... Read more...

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India presses France to resolve turban ban issue


October 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India Thursday pressed France to find a "mutually acceptable resolution" of the ban on Sikhs wearing turbans in public places. Paris indicated its willingness to ... Read more...

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Haqqanis deny killing Rabbani: BBC


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network in an audio response to the BBC has denied its involvement in the killing of ex-Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani.Afghan officials blamed ... Read more...

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Gender barrier broken in Agra musical tradition


August 1st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 1 (IANS) In a social revolution of sorts, women have been inducted for the first time in Bhagat singing troupes, a 400-year-old musical tradition unique to Agra.A fortnight-long ... Read more...

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Seer assaults Agnivesh for Amarnath remark


May 26th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 26 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh was assaulted at a public meeting here Thursday by a seer, angry at his recent comments on the Amarnath shrine. The seer ... Read more...

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Sikh Americans welcome Osama killing, worried about backlash


May 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The Sikh community in America has welcomed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden but voiced concern that it could revive old prejudices ... Read more...

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Katy Perry shows off naughty streak in latest outfit


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Katy Perry, who never fails to impress with her wacky dress sense, has hit the right note again with her latest number.The 26-year old singer wore a ... Read more...

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Swami Agnivesh’s assailant shot at by Maoists


April 28th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Three Maoists Thursday shot at and seriously injured a Salwa Judum militia leader, who was also accused of leading an assault on social activist Swami Agnivesh ... Read more...

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Brit Government not in favour of turban search


April 27th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): The British Government wants airport security staff to stop searching Sikhs' turbans using their hands.Transport Minister Theresa Villiers said she would also be writing to her counterparts in ... Read more...

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Taliban stirring violence in Afghanistan: Senior police officials


April 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 10 (ANI): Senior Afghan police officials believe that former or current Taliban members backed by sympathizers and hard-line mullahs had stirred the violence at the United Nations compound in ... Read more...

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Police officers booked for disrespect to turban


April 5th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) Two Punjab Police officers have been booked after Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ordered a criminal case against them for allegedly showing disrespect to the ... Read more...

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Kerala village hosts 4,000-year-old ritual for world peace


April 4th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) A 4,000-year-old Vedic ritual began in a village in Kerala's Thrissur district Monday after a gap of 35 years for world peace and prosperity. The ritual ... Read more...

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Turban disrespect: Punjab government seeks report


March 31st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) After ordering the suspension of two police officers and a magisterial inquiry into the incident of a Sikh man's turban being removed, the Punjab government Thursday ... Read more...

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Two police officers suspended over turban removal


March 30th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday ordered the immediate suspension of two police officers for allegedly being involved in an incident in which the turban of a Sikh ... Read more...

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SGPC protests against turban frisking at international airports


March 25th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.25 (ANI): The Sikh religious body, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), has strongly protested against turban frisking of Sikhs at various International airports and has passed a resolution over the issue ... Read more...

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Turban row: Sikh outfit leaders meet Italian envoy in Delhi


March 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal lawmakers met Italy's Ambassador to India, Giacomo Sanfelice di Monteforte here on Thursday over the issue of the forced removal of the turban ... Read more...

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Italian envoy summoned over turban row (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A day after golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach was forced to remove his turban a second time at the Milan airport during a security ... Read more...

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Italian envoy summoned over Turban issue


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): India on Wednesday summoned Italian Ambassador Giacomo Sanfelice Di Monteforte here and lodged a protest against leading golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach Amritinder Singh being asked to ... Read more...

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Insult of Sikhs is insult to nation: Krishna


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A day after golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach Amritinder Singh was forced to remove his turban a second time at the Milan airport during ... Read more...

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External ministry will take up turban issue with Italy: Maken


March 16th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said the external affairs ministry will take up with the Italian authorities the issue of golfer Jeev Mikha Singh's coach ... Read more...

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