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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Thursday promised to look into allowing Sikhs to wear turbans at work places and also while riding a motorcycle.

Australia looks into allowing Sikhs to wear turban at work

Melbourne:Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Thursday promised to look into allowing Sikhs to wear turbans at work places and also while riding a motorcycle. “We will work with your community to help make the necessary changes requested on cultural and religious grounds,” she assured Australian Sikh Association at a Gurdwara in Glenwood.

Four Indians get death for Malaysia murders

Kuala Lumpur:Four ethnic Indians,including a lawyer,were Thursday sentenced to death by a Malaysian court for gruesome killing of a glamorous cosmetics tycoon and three of her associates in 2010 in a land deal gone awry. The Malaysian High Court found lawyer N Pathmanabhan,44,T Thilaiyalagan,22,R Matan,23,and R Kathavarayan,33,guilty of murdering Sosilawati,47 at a farm in Banting town on August 30. Victims’ bodies were torched and remains scattered in a stream in the farm,according to police.

At least 12 killed in Pakistan blast

Islamabad:A bomb blast ripped through a bus carrying security personnel in Quetta Thursday,killing 12 and injuring more than 20.