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Finally,Turbaned Sikhs May Be Allowed To Play International Basketball

The International Basketball Federation announced this week that it will reconsider, and possibly eliminate its ban on playing the game with religious headgears, bringing cheers to Sikhs and other religious minorities who have been forced to choose between the religion and the game. The announcement by the federation…

NYC Charges Company With Religious Discrimination Against Muslims

NYC Charges Company With Religious Discrimination Against Muslims

The NYC Commission on Human Rights filed religious discrimination charges against a wheelchair assistance service company Jan. 25 for allegedly discriminating against Muslim employees by repeatedly denying their requests for break time to pray and break fast during Ramadan. The company, Pax Assist Inc., providing service at JFK…

Sikh Restaurant Owner In California Target Of Alleged Hate Crime

A Sikh restaurant owner in Woodland, California, has become the target of abuse in the latest instance of alleged hate crime when unidentified vandals wrote “terrorist” and “N” word on the front wall of his Quiznos fast-food store this week. News reports said that C.J. Singh, the owner,…

New York Fugitive Arrested In $200 Million Credit Card Fraud Scheme

Habib Chaudhry, a New York man, was arrested this week after remaining a fugitive for nearly four years…

13 Indian-American Students Named Finalists In “Super Bowl of Science”

Thirteen Indian-American students, including one each from New York and New Jersey, were among 40 high school students…

Krishnamoorthi To Defend Affordable Care Act

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Democrat from 8th Congressional District of Illinois, announced Jan. 24 that he will defend the…

At Chicago Women’s March, Krishnamoorthi Lends His Voice

At Chicago Women’s March, Krishnamoorthi Lends His Voice

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Democrat from 8th District of Illinois, lent his voice for women’s rights during the Women’s…

Lohri Festival Celebrated At Illinois Hari Om Mandir

Lohri Festival Celebrated At Illinois Hari Om Mandir

A large number of devotees thronged the Hari Om Mandir in Medinah Jan. 13 to celebrate the Lohri…


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