Dec 11

Prince Harry 'kicks the smoking habit' for Meghan Markle
Prince Harry ‘kicks the smoking habit’ for Meghan Markle

Prince Harry ‘kicks the smoking habit’ for Meghan Markle,In a bid to stay healthy with his wife-to-be in the long run, Prince Harry has “promised” to quit smoking as “it’s not nice for Meghan Markle as a non-smoker.” According to a source, “Harry has promised no smoking at all at home. it’s not nice for Meghan as a non-smoker.” “So there’s no more hanging out

Australia lawmakers approve same-sex marriage

Gay couples will be able to legally marry in Australia after a same sex marriage bill sailed through parliament today, ending decades of political wrangling. There were loud cheers, hugs and sustained clapping in the 150-seat lower House of Representatives when all but four MPs voted in support of marriage equality, after the upper house Senate

Ex-Sikh temple head in Canada convicted of killing wife

Toronto, Nov 29, A former leader of a Sikh temple in Canada has been convicted of killing his wife by a court in British Columbia province, according to a media report. Baldev Singh Kalsi, the former president of the Brookside Sikh Temple in Surrey, has pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife that led to her

A Scottish Sikh in Punjab jail : Jagtar Singh Johal

The Sikh diaspora has been the pride of Punjab for more than a century. But the arrest of a 30-year-old Scottish Sikh of Indian origin has triggered a face-off between the Punjab government and sections of the diaspora across continents, with even British Prime Minister Theresa May weighing in. Jagtar Singh Johal had flown down to Punjab for his

Cancer Patients
Cancer Patients, Survivors, Supporters Undertake UAE’s First Relay for Life

Sharjah, the third largest of the United Arab Emirate’s seven emirates, was the host for the MENA region’s first ever ‘Global Relay for Life,’ (RFL) a 24-hour walkathon that is the biggest fundraising event for cancer in the world. Conducted in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the event was organised by Friends of Cancer

US Embassy
US Embassy remain closed today, to reopen on November 13

US Embassy remain closed today: All parts of the US Mission, including the Consular Section, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Information Resource Centre, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), US Peace Corps offices and the US Consular Agency in Montego Bay and the Cayman Islands are closed on Veterans Day weekend on Saturday. The United States Embassy

Sushma seeks report over attack on Sikh boy in US
Sushma seeks report over attack on Sikh boy in US

Sushma seeks report over attack on Sikh boy in US. New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said she has sought a report from the Indian Embassy in the US following reports of an attack on a Sikh schoolboy in a city in Washington State. “I have seen news reports about the beating of

India second-largest source nation
India the second-largest source nation for immigrants in Canada

India second-largest source nation for immigrants in Canada. According to the current information from the government, India has emerged as the second biggest source nation for permanent residents in Canada, accounting for over 38,000 or 15% of the entire.The yearly report on the immigration has revealed an increase in the number of PRs from India.

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