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Farewell Jassal


March 16th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Mar.16 (ANI): Nobody quite tied his pagdi (turban) as perfectly as Raminder Jassal. Each pleat ran parallel and was tucked tight, and even at the end of a ... Read more...

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Milkha wants PM to take up turban issue strongly


March 16th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Legendary athlete Milkha Singh Wednesday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to strongly take up the issue of Sikhs being forced to remove their ... Read more...

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Sikh coach’s turban check protested in parliament


March 16th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Outraged at Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach being asked to remove his turban during a security check at the Milan airport a day earlier, ... Read more...

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Milan airport turban incident unfortunate: S.S. Ahluwalia


March 16th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Stating that the turban was a symbol of religious sentiment, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP S.S. Ahluwalia Wednesday termed as unfortunate the removal of ... Read more...

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Jeev’s coach forced to remove turban at Milan airport


March 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's star golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach Amritinder Singh Tuesday faced harassment at the Milan airport where he was forced to remove his turban before ... Read more...

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Want to tap core flavours of native India: Chef Sanjeev Kapoor


February 13th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) For 17 long years, he made people explore the culinary art through his iconic cookery show "Khana Khazana". And now chef Sanjeev Kapoor has come ... Read more...

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With dhoti, choti, Sunny set to play priest in new film


February 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) He wore a turban and beard to play a sardar in hit film "Yamla Pagla Deewana", and now actor Sunny Deol is set to essay a dhoti-clad ... Read more...

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Punjab asks central government to undo ‘injustices’


February 1st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Citing several instances of "injustice" meted out to Punjab over the decades, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Tuesday asked the central government to undo them.Addressing ... Read more...

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Ex-Tory minister’s daughter weds Indian lover


February 1st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A former British minister's daughter has tied the knot with her Indian lover without informing her parents.Alexandra, the daughter of disgraced former Tory minister Jonathan Aitken, got married ... Read more...

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Three minors drown in Bhakra canal


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ropar (Punjab), Jan 23 (IANS) Three children were drowned when their scooter skidded and rolled into the Bhakra canal here but their parents survived the tragedy, police said Sunday.The accident occurred in ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s very own Jats’ ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana’ add to Lohri magic


January 14th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Nobody seemed to mind that they were two hours late for the premiere of their own movie "Yamla Pagla Deewana". The Deol's, Bollywood's very own Jats, ... Read more...

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Diplomat pat down: Punjab minister urges PM to act


December 25th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Almost two weeks after senior Sikh diplomat Hardeep Puri was asked to remove his turban at a US airport for a security check, a Punjab minister Saturday ... Read more...

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Frisking Row: Sikh delegation meets US ambassador Roemer in New Delhi


December 15th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.15 (ANI): A Sikh delegation met United States Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer here on Wednesday to submit a memorandum to US President Barack Obama against hurting religious ... Read more...

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Frisking row: US assures Sikh delegation better sensitivity


December 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Days after a senior Indian diplomat was asked by security staff at a US airport if they could check his turban, US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday ... Read more...

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“Don’t touch my turban,” Hardeep Puri tells US security


December 14th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) Amid a brewing row over 'pat down' screening of diplomats, India's permanent representative to the UN, Hardeep Puri has confirmed that he was briefly held up ... Read more...

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Another pat down of diplomat in US, India takes up issue (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India has taken up with the US a second "pat down" search of a diplomat, this time involving India's Permanent Representative to United Nations Hardeep Puri, who ... Read more...

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Seek stop to US turban checking, Badal urges PM


December 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that Sikh turbans were not checked and Sikhs were not humiliated in ... Read more...

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India’s envoy to UN Hardeep Puri frisked at US airport


December 13th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Hardeep Puri, is the latest to be subjected to a pat down, raising the hackles of New Delhi.Puri, who was ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal urges PM to take up turban ban with Sarkozy


December 4th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up with visiting French President Nicolas Sarkozy ... Read more...

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SGPC hails inclusion of first Sikh in U.S. Army in three decades


November 13th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Nov.13 (ANI): Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhk Committee (SGPC) has hailed the inclusion of first Sikh in the U.S. Army in last three decades, as it believes that it will ... Read more...

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First US Sikh soldier completes training with faith intact


November 11th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Thanks to his Punjabi and Hindi language skills, 26-year old Simran Preet Singh Lamba has become the first Sikh soldier in the US army in two ... Read more...

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Raise headgear issue with Obama, Sukhbir Badal urges PM


November 8th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Sunday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up with visiting President Barack Obama the frisking of headgear of all ... Read more...

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‘Headgear issue will be sorted out for Obama’s Golden Temple visit’


October 19th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's proposed visit to the Golden Temple seems to have run into trouble over the issue of what headgear he would wear to enter ... Read more...

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The Taj is a hit with foreign athletes


October 17th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 17 (IANS) "This is incredible! I can't express my feelings! I have seen and read all this in books but being here and seeing it, it is fantastic!" This is ... Read more...

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No one wants Bihar’s ‘Osama’ this time


October 14th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Oct 14 (IANS) Meraj Khalid Noor, a young businessman who campaigned in the 2005 assembly polls and was dubbed Bihar's Osama bin Laden due to his uncanny resemblance ... Read more...

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To know Kate Moss is to be entranced by her, says designer


October 12th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 12 (ANI): British fashion designer Luella Bartley has nothing but praise for supermodel Kate Moss, saying that to know her one has to be entranced by her.According to British magazine ... Read more...

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Cigar Guy Becomes The Fastest Popularity Stint


October 6th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the weirdest sports photos in the recent times, is creating a rage on the Internet. A photo of a man with a cigar in ... Read more...

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Young Manipuri drummers win hearts in Delhi


October 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Beating their drums in perfect harmony and synchronising their body movements simultaneously, 11 young drummers left the audience spellbound when they performed the traditional Manipuri classical dance ... Read more...

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Akshay can pull off any dress: Designer


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Be it golden hair and a hippie look in "Tashan", a turban in "Singh Is Kinng" or now the retro look in "Action Replayy", Akshay Kumar ... Read more...

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Historic Mela Patt fair celebrated in Bhaderwah


September 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanBhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep.16(ANI): Colorful folk dances marked the annual three-day fair 'Mela Patt' celebrations in Bhaderwah sub-division of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district.The festival, which concluded ... Read more...

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Poland bows to Sikh demand on turban row


September 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, Sep 9 (IANS) Polish authorities have bowed to a demand by the Sikhs to set aside a special room at airports for security check-up as the matter was "very ... Read more...

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Angela Merkel slams US pastor’s Quran-burning plan


September 9th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Potsdam (Germany), Sep 8 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday described as "abhorrent" plans by a US pastor to burn copies of the Quran on the ninth anniversary of the Sep 11, ... Read more...

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Why Americans think Obama is a Muslim


September 1st, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): In a first-of-its kind study, a psychologist has explained why Americans believe President Barack Obama is a Muslim.The research by Spee Kosloff and colleagues suggests people are ... Read more...

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Daksh Pulls Out Of Star Plus Show


August 31st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It was previously said that Dakssh Ajit Singh was last seen essaying the character of Bali in "Jamunia', was supposed to play an essential role in ... Read more...

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Headwear changing Indian conman took hefty fee to fool UK driving test examiners


August 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.13 (ANI): Indian origin Gageen Preet Singh, 35, adopted a variety of disguises to fool driving test examiners as part of his fraudulent 'test taking' businessHe used to charge thousands of ... Read more...

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