Jan 11

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

Use Indian-style toilets instead of western: Muslim body

Use Indian-style toilets instead of western. In a bizarre diktat, the Dawoodi Bohra sect asked community members to use Indian-style toilets instead of western toilets. The direction was issued at community’s third annual ‘upliftment drive’ in Maharashtra. The spiritual leaders of the Bohra community also asked followers not spend a huge amount on lavish weddings.This was the second time

India slams UNSC inability to confront terrorism in Afghanisataan
India slams UNSC’s inability to confront terrorism in Afghanisataan

India slams UNSC inability to confront terrorism in Afghanisataan: United Nations, India has criticised the Security Council’s impotency in confronting the terrorism threat in Afghanistan, which poses dangers beyond its borders.”While new threats emerge from the IS/Daesh (Islamic State), the Security Council cannot even decide whether to designate the new leaders of Taliban(as global terrorists) or

India hits out at China for protecting Masood Azhar due to 'narrow' concerns
India hits out at China for protecting Masood Azhar due to ‘narrow’ concerns

India hits out at China for protecting Masood Azhar due to ‘narrow’ concerns: United Nations, India has hit out at China for protecting Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) leader Masood Azhar by preventing the Security Council from sanctioning him as an international terrorist because of its “narrow political and strategic concerns.””On counter-terrorism, cooperation continues to elude the Council, as

A US-India defining partnership will soon get more defined
A US-India “defining partnership” will soon get more defined

A US-India defining partnership will soon get more defined: Since the late 1990s, bilateral ties between India and the United States have blossomed under successive Republican and Democratic administrations. They have strengthened and deepened to such an extent that, on his first visit to India in 2009, President Barack Obama characterised the relationship between the two