Gurdwara in California pays tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant

February 11 Gurdwara in California’s Fresno paid tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant through a prayer meeting over the weekend, which left both the worshipers and onlookers mesmerized. Hundreds of Sikh men, women and children turned up wearing Lakers colors at the Gurdwara Nanaksar for a special prayer meeting for remembering Los Angeles Lakers star Bryant, his daughter Gianna and […]

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Wisconsin policeman who faced bullets to protect gurdwara, honored by Sikhs in New Jersey

Former Oak Creek, Wisconsin Police Lieutenant Brian Murphy, who faced down a terrorist during an attack on the gurdwara Aug. 5, 2012, was recently honored by members of the Sikh community in New Jersey. Lt. Murphy was the first officer to respond on the scene when the Oak Creed gurdwara in Wisconsin was attacked by an armed gunman in what […]

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Gurdwaras in US offer shelter for hundreds of Oroville dam evacuees

December 7 Gurdwaras in California are offering shelter to thousands of evacuees of Yuba City, where a sizeable chunk of Indian-Americans live, following fears of Oroville Dam collapsing. Security guards, teachers, farmers and other members of the Central Valley’s large Sikh community poured into the two-story Gurdwara Sahib Sikh temple in West Sacramento late Sunday while fleeing potential flooding along […]

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Alhambra Revokes Approval For Condo Project At Worship Site After Outcry From Sikh Community

Plans to demolish Alhambra’s Sikh gurdwara are off the table for now. On Monday night, months after initially approving a condo project that would have razed a religious temple and displaced a religious community of hundreds, the city’s planning commission narrowly voted to revoke approval. The decision came after hours of public testimony from Sikhs who’ve gathered and worshiped at […]

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Controversial plan to convert social club into gurdwara approved

November 21 In a controversial plan, a 45-year-old Derby social club in the UK will be converted club into a Sikh place of worship.  Plans to change the use of Sinfin Moor Social Club were given the green light by Derby City Council’s planning committee last night. Applicant, the Sarbat Da Bhalla Charitable Foundation Trust, said the venue, in Arleston […]

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