2 Indian-origin women lawmakers inducted into Ontario Cabinet


2 Indian-origin women lawmakers inducted into Ontario Cabinet OTTAWA: Two Indian origin women lawmakers, including a Sikh, have been inducted into the Cabinet of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, in an apparent move to woo the community ahead of a major provincial election. The Indian-origin ministers inducted are — Harinder Malhi and Indira Naidoo-Harris. The reshuffle was

Colombia Bridge Collapse 10 workers die Colombia Bridge Collapse, 10 workers die

Ten workers workers die in bridge collapse, Colombian officials say Bogota. The Colombian officials says that  10 workers died after a bridge collapsed. They were building outside Nation’s capital when the bridge collapsed. It is a heart rendering incident.Civil Defense authorities say the laborers were working on drainage along the bridge when the structure fell

Indian-origin boy jailed for trying to buy bomb to kill father in UK Indian-origin boy jailed for trying to buy bomb to kill father in UK

Indian-origin boy jailed for trying to buy  bomb to kill father in UK:  An Indian-origin teenager has been sentenced to eight years in jail by a UK court for trying to buy explosives online to kill his conservative Sikh father who did not approve of his white girlfriend, reports news agency PTI. Gurtej Singh Randhawa was

Britain's first woman Sikh MP appointed shadow minister Britain’s first woman Sikh MP appointed shadow minister

Britain’s first woman Sikh MP appointed shadow minister LONDON: Preet Kaur Gill, Britain’s first woman Sikh MP has been elevated to the Shadow Cabinet by the Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. The Shadow Cabinet is the team of senior parliamentarians chosen by the Leader of the Opposition to mirror the Cabinet in Government. Each member

Indian-origin shopkeeper murdered Indian-origin shopkeeper murdered for refusing to sell cigarette papers to teens

Indian-origin shopkeeper murdered: An Indian-origin shopkeeper died after he was punched for refusing to serve cigarette paper to underage teenagers at his shop in north London. Vijay Patel, 49, was working at a convenience store in Mill Hill, north London, when he was attacked. A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder while

Indian arrested for sexually assaulting passenger on US flight
Indian arrested for sexually assaulting passenger on US flight

Indian arrested for sexually assaulting passenger on US flight: Washington, A 34-year-old Indian national has been arrested in the US for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman sitting next to him while on a flight from Las Vegas to Detroit, according to a media report Prabhu Ramamoorthy was charged with aggravated sexual abuse and held without bail

Sikh group plans to bar entry of Indian officials in UK gurdwaras
Sikh group plans to bar entry of Indian officials in UK gurdwaras

Sikh group plans bar entry Indian officials UK gurdwaras: After Indian government officials were barred from entering 14 Canadian gurdwaras, they might face a similar ban in some gurdwaras in the UK and other European countries. Last month in an unusual move, 14 gurdwara management committees in Canada’s Ontario province had imposed a ban on

Punjabi man dies
Punjabi man dies in a road accident in Saudi Arabia

Punjabi man dies: According to the information, a Punjabi man was found dead in Saudi Arabia. Punjabi man lost his life in a road accident. According to sources, deceased was a resident of village Majri which is near Chamkaur Sahib. He came to Saudi Arabia one year and eight months ago in search of work. He

British rule legacy ‘lal dora’ to be abolished in state soon
British rule legacy ‘lal dora’ to be abolished in state soon

Having come into force during the British regime in India, Punjab government is now all set to abolish the Lal-Dora rule. According to information, over 60 lakh persons in the state, who have been suffering from the conditions laid down under Lal-Dora’ in rural and urban areas, will be benefitted. Till today, there is no

Singapore Deputy PM praises Sikhs role
Singapore Deputy PM praises role of Sikhs

Singapore Deputy PM praises Sikhs role for their “significant contributions” to the multi-racial country.Speaking at the official opening of the SGD 12 million renovated Singapore Khalsa Association or SKA last night, Tharman said the Sikh community has gone beyond serving its own.He said Sikhs in Singapore have always stood tall in the multi-racial community, and

Lavish NRI wedding
Lavish NRI wedding, Bride and Groom fly in private chopper!

Strap: NRIs from the doaba belt of Punjab were known for dreaming big and living life king size and lavish cum unique marriages were their USP Kusum Arora If it is a Punjabi wedding, it has to be special. But if it is an NRI’s marriage, the Band, Baaja, Baarat was likely to be not

Pratibha Gai
Indian-origin scientist Pratibha Gai awarded top British royal honour

University of York professor Pratibha Gai has been appointed a Dame (DBE)for services to chemical sciences and technology. Professor Gai is the founding co-director of York’s JEOL Nanocentre and professor of electron microscopy in York’s departments of chemistry and physics.She is the fourth Indian-origin woman conferred with the honour since it was instituted in 1917, following

23 students from Punjab’s Kapurthala go missing in Paris, travel agents booked
23 students from Punjab’s Kapurthala go missing in Paris, travel agents booked

23 students Punjab Kapurthala go missing Paris: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR after 23 minors from two Kapurthala schools — who were illegally taken to France by three travel agents in February 2016 in the garb of giving them rugby coaching — went missing, agency officials said here on Friday.The

Illegal travel agents dumping Punjabi youth in Europe
Illegal travel agents dumping Punjabi youth in Europe

Illegal travel agents dumping Punjabi youth in Europe Jalandhar – Even as the state government implemented Punjab Prevention of Human Smuggling Act 2012, a large number of Punjabi youth eyeing greener pastures abroad were fast falling prey to the nexus of illegal travel agents locally. Youth from Punjab, particularly the NRI belt of Doaba had

Ravneet Singh Gill’s death
Community raises nearly $30k for Ravneet Singh Gill’s death

Ravneet Singh Gill’s death: A 22-year-old Indian national named by the Gold Coast Bulletin as Ravneet Singh Gill was with a group of seven other swimmers at Duranbah Beach, Tweed Heads, on Christmas Day when they were pulled out to sea in a rip. Gold Coast Sikh Council have come forward to assist the family of the

NRI cheated of Rs 30 lakh with Moga resident, victim suicide
NRI cheated of Rs 30 lakh with Moga resident, victim suicide

A person named Ranjit Singh resident of village Kapoora, Moga, who wanted to go to Canada, has been cheated by his own neighbour Inderjeet Singh, which made him to commit suicide. Inderjeet Singh is a resident of Canada and victim Ranjit Singh sought his help to go to Canada in 2013. For this he even sold

Ludhiana woman trapped in Saudi Arabia sends call for help via video message
Ludhiana woman ‘trapped’ in Saudi Arabia sends call for help via video message

Ludhiana woman trapped in Saudi Arabia sends call for help via video message: A 46-year-old woman of Ludhiana, Kuldeep Kaur, allegedly enslaved in Saudi Arabia, has sent a video to her daughter claiming that she has been forced to work there as a servant and that her employers, a Saudi couple, are ill treating her.

US-India ties: Modi-Trump chemistry apart, Washington bets big on New Delhi
US-India ties: Modi-Trump chemistry apart, Washington bets big on New Delhi

US-India ties: Modi-Trump chemistry apart, Washington bets big on New Delhi. Though the personal chemistry between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and new US President Donald Trump was the highlight of India-US ties in 2017, what has come as a huge boost to bilateral relations towards the end of the year is the key strategic geopolitical

Jalandhar Youth died in Canada, Family tweets Sushma Swaraj for help

Puneet Pal Singh Jalandhar : – Jalandhar youth died in Canada just after two days of his arrival. 19 years old Sehaj Juneja went to Canada on a study visa. He reached Canada on 18th December and after two days he was found dead on his bed in the morning. The family of deceased asked for help

Pak High Commission staffer injured in accident
Pak High Commission staffer injured in accident

Pak High Commission staffer injured in accident: New Delhi,  A Pakistan High Commission staffer was injured after his car rammed into a bus in Delhi University’s south campus area, police said today.Rao Mohammad Anwar, 45, was in the vehicle when it collided with the Haryana Roadways bus yesterday, they added. Anwar was being treated at a