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NAPA expresses concern over killing of Sikhs in US

Fatehgarh Sahib: US Based North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) strongly condemned the killing of second Sikh youth in USA since the Donald Trump won the election of US President. NAPA executive director Satnam Singh Chahal said that a second Sikh youth Mehman Singh from village Uchi Bassi village in Dasuya subdivision of Punjab was shot

Parrikar expresses grief over Quetta attack

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday expressed grief over the terror attack in Quetta city in Pakistan that killed at least 59 persons and said terrorism in any form can’t be justified. “Non-state actors involved in terrorism should be curtailed. Sometimes, it bounces (back) on you also… I think this is one of

Varanasi stampede: PM expresses grief, announces ex-gratia

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief at the loss of lives in a stampede in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, and announced an ex- gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of those killed. He also directed officials to ensure all possible help is extended to those affected. “Deeply saddened

Sonia Gandhi expresses shock over Kalikho Pul’s suicide

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday expressed shock over the suicide of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul. Extending her condolences to the family of Pul, Gandhi said: “I pray for the peace of the departed soul.” Pul, 47, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at the Chief Minster’s Residence in Itanagar.

US expresses concern over violence in Kashmir

Washington: The US has expressed concern overthe violence in Kashmir and called on “all sides” to make efforts to find a peaceful solution to the issue as it wants to see the tensions de-escalated. “We encourage all sides to make efforts to find a peaceful solution to this,” State Department Spokesman John Kirby told reporters

B-town expresses shock, sends out prayers

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Madhur Bhandarkar and Preity Zinta on Friday took to twitter to express shock and condemn the terror attack in Nice, France. Akshay Kumar: Sad to wake up to the news of the Nice Attack! Heart breaking! I was thereFrance attack last year, beautiful place and people. Prayers for the

Dhanraj Pillay expresses gratitude to PM Modi

New Delhi: Former Indian Hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay has expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Sports Ministry and Indian Railways for providing financial assistance to ailing hockey legend Mohammad Shahid. “I thank the honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji, Sports Minister Shri Jitendra Singh ji, Indian Railways and Railways minister Shri

UN expresses concern over killing of Congolese in India

United Nations: In the wake of the killing of a Congolese national in India and a spate of attacks on African students in recent days, the UN has voiced concern over the incidents saying it encourages tolerance and inclusivity in every country. “Well, we would be concerned of any information if that were the case. But…what