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FBI: Page Acted Alone

Investigation Concludes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded yesterday that the Wisconsin gurdwara shooter acted alone, and there is no ongoing threat to the Sikh community.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 | 05:10 PM

Words: 371

Slug: WisconsinConclusion

Oak Creek Sikh Temple Honor Strap

The Oak Creek, Wisconsin, police department has created a military-style bracelet to show solidarity with the Sikh community, and to raise some funds for the victims’ families.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 | 01:00 AM

Words: 478

Slug: HonorStraps

President Obama's Diwali Message

Earlier this year, we were reminded of the evil that exists in the world when a gunman walked into the Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and opened fire. In the wake of that horrible tragedy, we saw the resilience of a community that drew strength from their faith and a sense of solidarity with their neighbors, Sikh and non-Sikh alike.

By: Sikh News Network

Dated: Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 | 12:11 PM

Words: 247

Slug: none

Suspicious Man Detained and Released at Wisconsin Gurdwara

A strange white man with wires sticking out of his backpack, who was detained after he sipped tea in the lungar hall of the Wisconsin gurdwara where six people were shot and killed in August, is still welcome there. Police had told him not to return to the gurdwara, as per their request. But its president, Kulwant Singh Dhaliwal, said he was not aware of that. “The gurdwara is open to everyone.” The man told police that God told him to travel around the country and visit sights where tragedies occurred. He was released the same day.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Friday, Nov 09, 2012 | 07:35 PM

Words: 1,187

Slug: MarylandWisconsin

Sikh Surgeons’ Seva

From Ludhiana to El Salvador

After two trips to Ludhiana, an American surgical team, led by two Sikh orthopedists, will perform free knee and hip replacements next year for about 50 impoverished patients in El Salvador.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Thursday, Nov 08, 2012 | 12:51 AM

Words: 665

Slug: OpWalk2013

NYC Gala Postponed in Face of Pogroms Controversy

The Sikh Art and Film Foundation in New York City has postponed its annual gala that was to be held on Nov. 2 in response to the rising controversy about its decision to honor Indian government officials on the 28th anniversary of the 1984 pogroms. A Canadian and an American organization has condemned the event, and the one of its awardees, Indarjit Singh, member of the British House of Lords, has declined to attend the event.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 | 12:52 AM

Words: 996

Slug: NYCDishonor

Akal Security Settles $1.9 Million in Federal Penalty

Akal Security, the largest business established by the late Yogi Harbhajan Khalsa, agreed to pay $1,875,000 last month to settle a complaint by the government alleging that it mismanaged training of federal security guards.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Friday, Oct 19, 2012 | 05:30 PM

Words: 720

Slug: AkalJustice

Immigration Protection for Oak Creek Gurdwara Shooting Victims’ Families

Lt. Brian Murphy Thanks Sikhs

A United States attorney announced immigration protection for the families of the Oak Creek, Wisconsin, gurdwara shooting victims at the Sikh American Defense and Education Fund’s annual gala on Oct. 6. The city’s mayor also delivered a message of gratitude from Lt. Brian Murphy at the event in Washington.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 | 09:05 PM

Words: 661

Slug: SALDEFSpeakers

Nearly Quarter Million Dollars Raised for Sikh Students

The Sikh Human Development Foundation raised $242,000 last month for scholarships that will be granted to underprivileged Sikh students in the greater Punjab area.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Monday, Oct 08, 2012 | 11:29 PM

Words: 742

Slug: SHDF2012

Wisconsin Victim’s Sons Want to Become Police Officer

Harpreet Singh Saini, son of the only woman killed in the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting in early August, said he wants to move on with his life and become a law enforcement officer like Lt. Brian Murphy, the police officer who was critically wounded by the gunman. “I just hope that people start coming up to me and start asking me what’s that on your head, not to be afraid of me, but just not making fun of me behind my back,” he told SikhNN before his testimony at a Senate subcommittee hearing on Sept. 19.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Monday, Oct 01, 2012 | 10:11 PM

Words: 1,588

Slug: HarpreetTestimony

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