Rana KP urges NRIs to contribute towards state’s economic development
Rana KP urges NRIs to contribute towards state’s economic development

Rana KP urges NRIs to contribute towards state’s economic development. Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K P Singh has sought the cooperation and contribution of the Punjabi Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) towards the socio-economic development of the state. Rana KP is currently on a tour of the United Kingdom and some other European countries. A number of NRI

Jagmeet Singh proving challenge media NDP’s Jagmeet Singh proving to be challenge for media

Jagmeet Singh proving challenge media: Covering Canada’s first federal party leader who is a member of a visible minority is proving to be a challenge to Canadian media, two Sikh political activists say.Arundeep Sandhu, a small business owner and conservative activist, said the media’s treatment of newly elected federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is so

Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles

New York, Oct 9, While keeping mum on H1-B visas, US President Donald Trump has asked Congress to introduce a merit-based immigration system that could benefit Indians but would also deny green cards to some relatives of immigrants.Trump’s 70-point enforcement plan calling for stiff immigration reforms unveiled by the White house on Sunday night would continue to

British Sikh boy British-Sikh boy banned from wearing kara to school

British Sikh boy: A primary school in the UK has come under fire for banning an eight-year-old British Sikh pupil from wearing his Kara to school because it breaches the uniform policy. Kaiden Singh, who has worn his Sikh religious bangle since birth, was asked to remove it after he started at his new school,

Jagmeet Singh is leading overall NDP race, including in Quebec

With the first round of voting in the NDP leadership closing this weekend, a new Mainstreet Research poll of members, 70 per cent of whom have already voted, shows Jagmeet Singh has widened his lead, with some help from Quebec and New Democrats under age 50.Mainstreet found Jagmeet Singh has 33.1 per cent support overall,

Bloc's attack on Jagmeet Singh could backfire- Daily Post India
Bloc’s attack on Jagmeet Singh could backfire

The former Parti Québécois Minister and new Bloc Quebecois leader Martine Ouellet apparently wants to be better known in the worst possible way. She achieved fame last week with an attack on NDP leadership aspirant Jagmeet Singh, which drew condemnation inside and outside Quebec. Ouellet has been blamed Jagmeet Singh being as “promoting” his religion.

Birmingham City University: ‘First Sikh’ to win the presidential post
Birmingham City University: ‘First Sikh’ to win the presidential post

Birmingham City University: ‘First Sikh’ to win the presidential post London: Sikh youth in England has won a major post in the university. A Sikh youth Jaspreet Singh has bring the fame to the Punjab by becoming the President of the Student Union in ‘Birmingham City University’.This is for the first time that when a

Congress to woo NRIs for ‘Mission 2019’

Arjun Sharma To strengthen the NRI base keeping in view mission 2019, Congress has started making efforts. The recent visit of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi to United States is also seen as an effort to consolidate support of NRIs that had played a crucial role during 2014 elections.Punjabi NRIs even from Canada visited the

Indian-origin doctor stabbed to death by patient in US
Indian-origin doctor stabbed to death by patient in US

An Indian-origin psychiatrist Dr. Achutha N Reddy was stabbed to death in Kansas, the United States, on Thursday. One of his patients has been arrested as a suspect in the stabbing death, 21-year-old Umar Rashid Dutt in connection with the murder, according to police. Reddy was found with multiple stab wounds near the Holistic Psychiatric

Canada to host 'International Peacekeeping Conference' in November
Canada to host ‘International Peacekeeping Conference’ in November

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada has now come back to play its role on world stage. He said that the federal government is going to host a major peacekeeping conference on the International Peacekeeping Conference, but he did not tell how Canada would play a role in the peace mission.Canada’s Defense Minister Harjeet

Woah! She is the first ‘Miss Wheelchair Canada’

A physically challenged woman Vahen King, 44, has won the ‘Miss Wheelchair Contest in Canada.A friend suggested her to take a part in beauty contest but she wasn’t happy with this idea. Because she thought she is over 40 and also uses a wheel chair.But when the first Miss Wheelchair Canada competition was announced, she decided

Health Summit British Parliament
City doctor invited to Health Summit at British Parliament

Health Summit British Parliament Ludhiana: It is a great honour for the city (Punjab, India) as a city based senior doctor Dr S S Sibia, Director of Sibia Medical Centre has been invited to India Healthcare Summit 2017 to be held at UK Parliament, London on September 12.Dr. Sibia, who is going to participate in the

External Affairs Ministry in touch with Indians hit by Hurricane Irma
External Affairs Ministry in touch with Indians hit by Hurricane Irma

The External Affairs Ministry aasured today that Indian government is monitoring the situation and communicating with the Indian diaspora in the US, Venezuela, France and the Netherlands in the wake of deadly Hurricane Irma. The ministry’s spokesman Raveesh Kumar said the Indian missions in the four countries were in touch with local government officials to

Jassi Sidhu murder case
Jassi Sidhu murder case: Canada to deport accused mother, uncle

Jassi Sidhu murder case: India had requested Malkit Sidhu and Surjit Badesha, the mother and uncle, respectively, of Jaswinder (Jassi) Sidhu, be extradited to face trial for a charge of conspiracy to commit murder in 2000 death.On Friday, in a unanimous judgment by a nine-judge bench of the apex cour, the siblings were ordered to be deported for their involvement in plotting Sidhu’s murder

Anti-Sikh writing on Sikh Temple in US creates panic
Anti Sikh writing on Gurudwara in US creates panic

A hate message against Sikhs was found to be written on the wall of a Gurudwara in Vermont area of Los Angeles on Wednesday. Anti Sikh writing including ‘Attack on Sikhs with Atom Bomb’ and ‘Go back to your country’ were found to be written on the wall. This Gurudwara is  known as Hollywood Sikh

Acid attack victim shares beautiful picture after her recovery
Acid attack victim shares beautiful picture after her recovery Viral

Acid attack victim shares beautiful picture after her recovery . Recently an acid attack victim Resham shared her picture on social media, which is going viral over the internet. But no one knows the story behind this attack.  Resham lived in London when she had an attack on her. The 21 years old Resham was

Sikh Awareness month
California to observe November as Sikh Awareness month

Sikh Awareness month: The United States has the largest population of Sikhs in the state of California. The Sikh nation has been living in America for more than 100 years.This community has contributed immensely to the local economy, but the nation still has to face racial violence from time to time.   From last five

Australia's Hindu community upset over Ganesha ad
Australia’s Hindu community upset over Ganesha ad

The Hindu community in Australia has demanded the withdrawal of an advertisement which features Lord Ganesha and other divinities promoting consumption of lamb meat. According to a media report, the advertisement was released yesterday by the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has already been referred to Australian Standards Bureau.   Other divinities shown in the

canada sikh youngsters honoured
Canada Sikh youngsters honoured once again

Canada Sikh youngsters honoured once again. A special program was organized on August 29 in the Crown Polls Banquet Hall of Surrey, Canada.On that occasion, Sikh children and youth who came from India and earned good reputation in the trade and high positions here were honored by ‘Khalsa Credit Union’. Harkirat Singh, Professor of Brampton

UAE emerges as first choice of Indian Job Seekers
UAE emerges as first choice of Indian Job Seekers

United Arab Emirates (UAE) emerging as the first choice of Indian immigrants for the job. UAE has approved immigration around 75 thousand Indians in 2017, which is approximately 40 percent of the total number of NRIs.Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait has been emerging as first choice of Indian for the past one