Man from Punjab found dead in Japan, family demands probe


Ludhiana (Punjab): Man from Punjab found dead in Japan, family demands probe. The family of a man, who was found dead in a Japanese”>Japanese immigration detention centre on April 13, has suspected a foul play and demanded a probe. The deceased’s brother Sanjeev Kumar told ANI that his brother Deepak Kumar had gone to Japan

Rimple-Harpreet look forward to designing for Bollywood Rimple-Harpreet look forward to designing for Bollywood

fter working on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s blockbuster Padmaavat, designers Rimple and Harpreet Narula say they want to work more in Bollywood, but at present their focus is on their brand. ” Currently, we are focusing on the brand and our next collection. We have a few exciting projects coming up in the near future, Rimple told IANS.“However

Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh faith respect that it deserves: Maloney Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh faith respect that it deserves: Maloney

New York – US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it deserves.’ Maloney had joined President of the American India Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sehwani and Sikhs of New

Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh respect that it deserves: Maloney Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh respect that it deserves: US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh respect that it deserves: US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney. US Congresswoman has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it “deserves”. Maloney had joined President of the American

United States: 4 injured in brawl at Gurudwara

United States: 4 injured in brawl at Gurudwara. A brawl at a Sikh temple in the United States’ Indianapolis left four people with minor injuries. “Police and health teams responded on Sunday to a verbal and physical fight involving about 150 people at the Gurdwara Sikh temple in the city just south of Indianapolis” the

British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award
British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award

British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award London(Puneet Pal Singh): First baptized Sikh MP of United Kingdom, Tanamanjit Singh Dhesi awarded with 31st ‘Sikh of the Year’ at Vaisakhi celebrations held at House of Lords. The award was presented by renowned British charity ‘The Sikh Forum International’. Member of Parliament for Slough, Dhesi was

US state Oregon declares April as Vaisakhi month
US state Oregon declares April as Vaisakhi month

US state Oregon declares April as Vaisakhi month WASHINGTON: The US state of Oregon on Wednesday declared April as the ‘Sikh American Community’s Celebration of Vaisakhi month’ in recognition of the contributions of the minority community. Vaisakhi, celebrated on April 14, is commemorated by million of Sikhs annually. Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a proclamation

Sathish fights through pain for golden finish
CWG 2018: Sathish fights through pain for golden finish

GOLD COAST: Defending champion Sathish Sivalingam (77kg) claimed India’s third gold medal in the Commonwealth Games on Saturday , coming out tops comfortably despite having given up podium hopes after his injured thighs made even routine things like sitting painful. The 25-year-old Indian Lifted a total 317kg (144kg+173kg) and was so ahead of the competition

This Baisakhi, recollect you childhood food memories
This Baisakhi, recollect you childhood food memories

In keeping with their annual ritual, Taj Chandigarh is back with its week long Baisakhi Mela, which offers the connoisseurs multiple varieties of Punjabi food from across the state. And the executive chef Ranvijay Singh, says, “We are trying to revive the childhood food memories of our guests. For example, no one take away from Punjabis their

Woman trafficked to Dubai thanks Sushma Swaraj for rescuing her
Woman trafficked to Dubai thanks Sushma Swaraj for rescuing her

Woman trafficked to Dubai thanks Sushma Swaraj for rescuing her. A woman from Hyderabad’s Telangana, who was allegedly trafficked to Dubai and later to Oman has been rescued. The woman was hoodwinked by agents and taken to Dubai then to Oman on the pretext of providing a job. She was also allegedly tortured and harassed

Smethwick gurudwara in UK among 10 top faith places
Smethwick gurudwara in UK among 10 top faith places

LONDON: Europe’s largest gurdwara in the UK has featured in a new list of most important faith buildings in England, according to a media report. The Guru Nanak gurdwara, in Smethwick, features alongside iconic locations such as Stonehenge and Canterbury Cathedral, Birmingham Mail reported. The gurdwara has been chosen alongside nine other places of faith

Director Sukhwinder's new 3D animation film Bhai Taru Singh Ji
Director Sukhwinder’s new 3D animation film Bhai Taru Singh Ji

Director Sukhwinder Singh’s tryst with animation dates back to 2004 when he started working on his first 2D animation film Sahibzadey. Encouraged by response received by the film, he went on to direct four more animated films under the banner Vismaad to educate the young generation about Sikhism and connect them to Punjabi virsa. Taking another

Sensex rises 570 pts, Nifty above 10,300 as RBI holds policy rates

The market indices on Thursday rallied after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its repo rate and reverse repo rate unchanged at 6 percent and 5.75 percent respectively.The Sensex rose 571.31 points or 1.73 percent to 33,590.38 and the Nifty gained 185.90 points or 1.84 percent at 10,314.30. Shares on BSE advanced, with all sectoral indices were in the

CBI books 5 men for trafficking 11 boys to US on Tuesday
CBI books 5 men for trafficking 11 boys to US

CBI books 5 men for trafficking 11 boys to US. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered a case against five persons for allegedly taking 11 teenage boys from Punjab to United States of America on pretext of an educational trip. It was alleged that the accused persons submitted false and fabricated documents

Sikh motorcyclists get helmet exemption in Alberta

Sikh motorcyclists get helmet exemption in Alberta. Alberta is making an exemption in its motorcycle laws that will allow Sikh riders to not wear a helmet while on their bike, reports Canada Moto Guide.The province will become the third in Canada that will allow motorcyclists who self-identify as religious Sikhs to wear their turban instead

Arrival of bodies from Iraq: All arrangements in place: Amritsar DC
Arrival of bodies from Iraq: All arrangements in place: Amritsar DC

Chandigarh – As Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh left for Iraq to bring back the mortal remains of 39 Indians, including 27 from Punjab who were massacred by terror group ISIS, authorities in Amritsar are making the required arrangements to receive the bodies expected to arrive by a special aircraft on Monday

VK Singh to leave for Iraq to bring back bodies of 39 Indians
VK Singh to leave for Iraq to bring back bodies of 39 Indians

VK Singh to leave for Iraq to bring back bodies of 39 Indians. Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh (retd) will leave for Mosul to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians who were killed in the war-torn country. The minister is expected to bring back the bodies by

Harbhajan Mann honoured at England parliament for 'Clean Songs'
Harbhajan Mann honoured at England parliament for ‘Clean Songs’

Prominent Punjabi singer Harbhajan Mann has been honoured in Parliament of England for contributing in the field of Music cinema Folkfore. This happened during the ongoing controversies between authorities and present Punjabi singers, requesting for keeping clean lyrics in their songs.Mann sang in front of dignitaries as well. His wife accompanied him for the honour.

Alberta allows Sikhs to drive motorcycles without helmets
Alberta allows Sikhs to drive motorcycles without helmets

TORONTO: Canada’s Alberta province, which has the third largest population of Sikhs after British Columbia and Onatrio, will allow turban-wearing Sikhs to drive motorcycles without a helmet from April 12. British Columbia and Manitoba already allow Sikhs to drive motorcycles without helmets. Alberta’s Transportation Minister Brian Mason said on Thursday that the exemption was granted at the

Protest march taken out against film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir' in Jalandhar
Protest march taken out against film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ in Jalandhar

Protest march taken out against film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ in Jalandhar Jalandhar – Many roads in the city were jammed on Saturday as there was a protest over the film “Nanak Shah Fakir’. The satkar committee held the protest holding pictures of the film crew. The movie produced in 2015 has run into trouble with the SGPC, which