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Upset Hindus urge luxury activewear “Niyama Sol” to withdraw Lord Ganesh legging & apologise

Upset Hindus are urging Las Vegas headquartered luxury activewear “Niyama Sol” for immediate withdrawal of legging carrying images of Hindu deity Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate.

Dal Khalsa trashes Indian govt’s demand for legal action against Sikh demonstrators in UK

AMRITSAR: Dal Khalsa trashed Indian foreign ministry’s demand for legal action against Sikh demonstrators that allegedly torn down Indian tricolour during protest against PM Narendra Modi’s visit to UK to attend Commonwealth heads of Government Meeting.

Hindus denounce Canberra peacock trapping plan

Hindus are critical of Peafowl Management Plan of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government, which talks about trapping and maybe euthanizing peacocks; stressing peacocks are revered and played an important role in Hinduism.

Indiana Governor declares April as “National Sikh Heritage Month”

Indiana Governor Eric J Holcomb celebrated the 319th anniversary of “Creation of Khalsa Day” and on this occasion he also declared the month of April as “National Sikh Heritage Month” by the executive order of Proclamation. 

Indian-American teen wins $100K in Jeopardy college quiz contest

Indian-American teenager, Dhruv Gaur, has won the $100,000 Jeopardy college quiz championship.

Both Pennsylvania Senate & House to open with Hindu mantras on June 19

On June 19, both Pennsylvania State Senate and House of Representatives in Harrisburg will start their respective sessions with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture.

Greenwood Gurdwara incident does not reflect Sikh values: SikhsPAC chairman

Sikhs Political Action Committee Chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa has expressed deep concern over the recent clash at Gurdwara Shri Guru HarGobind Sahib Ji - Greenwood, Indianapolis. He described the incident 'unfortunate'. 

Hundreds throng Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar Fishers

Attorney General of Indiana Curtis Hill, Senator Jim Merritt , Indiana State House of Representative Todd Huston and Senate candidate Mike Braun, Candidate for Hamilton County Superior Court I Judge Will Riley were among more than 500 devotees who thronged Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar Fishers to celebrate Vaikashi and 319th Anniversary of the Creation of Khalsa.

Etsy sells Ganesh Ashtray after removing Ganesha Toilet Seat & Ganesh Flip Flops; Hindus upset

Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. for immediate withdrawal of ashtray carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate.

"Sikh American Heritage Day" proclaimed in Illinois by the Governor

CHICAGO: State of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner proclaimed April 14, 2018 as “Sikh American Heritage Day” in Illinois. Representing the Governor the Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguetti came to address the congregation, and present the proclamation to the community at the Sikh Religious Society Palatine Gurdwara congregation hall in a suburb of Chicago.

Four persons injured in Greenwood Gurdwara fighting

INDIANAPOLIS: Four persons were injured in a fight involving more than 100 devotees at Gurdwara Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib, Greenwood here today. The injured were rushed to Franciscan Health Indianapolis. They are all reported to be out of danger.

Vaisakhi greetings from Indiana Governor

INDIANAPOLIS: Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb wished 30 million Sikhs across the world a Happy Vaisakhi.

Yoga can help schoolchildren manage anxiety & stress, per Tulane University study

Yoga/mindfulness activities may facilitate stress management among elementary school students and may be added as a complement to social and emotional learning activities, according to a Tulane University study.

Gurinder Khalsa sees huge potential for Punjab farmers of India in growing Argentina’s agro industry

Sikhs Political Action Committee chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa, representing SikhsUSA, traveled to Argentina for the first Trade and Investment Mission by Argentine provinces La Rioja and San Juan on March 20 to 28, 2018. Located in the Northwestern region of Argentina, La Rioja and San Juan provinces welcomed key U.S. firms to discover their untapped market and business potential. 

Kohl’s apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh Throw Pillow within 17 hours of Hindu protest

Wisconsin headquartered leading omnichannel retailer, Kohl's Department Stores, has apologized and removed the Throw Pillow carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesh within 17 hours of Hindu protest.

Upset Hindus urge Kohl’s to withdraw Lord Ganesh Throw Pillow & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Wisconsin headquartered leading omnichannel retailer, Kohl's Department Stores, for immediate withdrawal of Throw Pillow carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate.

Oklahoma’s Grady County Board to open with Hindu prayers 1st time on April 30

The Board of County Commissioners of Grady County, founded 1907, will start its day in Chickasha (Oklahoma, USA) on April 30 with Hindu invocation, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture.

Tributes paid to Sridevi on IAI Holi Festival 2018

INDIANAPOLIS: The India Association of Indianapolis celebrated the 2018 Holi Festival of Color at Global Village, 3685 Commercial Drive Indianapolis 46222 on Saturday. The festival was earlier postponed to April 7 due to inclement weather, with unexpected heavy snow making the Indianapolis a whiteland.

Indian driver wins 12 mn dirham lottery in UAE

A Dubai-based Indian driver has hit a jackpot by winning 12 million dirhams in a raffle in Abu Dhabi.

Kids enjoy Easter Fun Tennis at Healthplex Sports Club

Inaugural Easter Fun Tennis for kids in different age groups, organised at Community Healthplex Sports Club, 3660 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222 by tennis professional Parveen Kumar, was an exciting and tennis educative adventure.

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