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Sitting in cars for long hours may lead to blood clots

Sitting in cars for long hours may lead to blood clots

TOKYO: A new study suggests that being confined in a car or airplane for long hours may increase the risk of developing a condition called venous thromboem bolisms (VTE), a blood clot that forms most often in the deep veins of the leg, groin or arm. In order to assess the impact of remaining seated in cars

Modi twice as popular on Facebook as Trump

Modi twice as popular on Facebook as Trump

GENEVA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is far ahead of other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, when it comes to popularity on Facebook, according to a new study which said 43.2 million people follow the Indian premier on the social media platform.Trump, who rules the other social media platform Twitter, is in second place

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade' in United States

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade’ in United States

New York – Thousands of Sikhs in the US have participated in the annual Sikh Day Parade’ in the heart of Manhattan here, spreading awareness about the faith amid incidents of hate crimes against the minority community. Men, women and children, dressed in their traditional finery, turned out in large numbers for the 31st Sikh Day

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

PM leaves for five-day visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

PM leaves for five-day visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for a five-day visit to Sweden, Germany and the UK, where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). “PM @narendramodi embarks on a tri-nation visit to Sweden, United Kingdom & Germany from 17-20 April. A visit with a rich bilateral & multilateral content in the form

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

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

2 United States army soldiers killed in helicopter crash

2 United States army soldiers killed in helicopter crash

2 United States army soldiers killed in helicopter crash. Two soldiers of the United States Army have been killed in a helicopter crash during a training session at Fort Campbell, army officials said on Saturday. As per the army officials, AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed on Friday night at about 9:50 PM (local time) in a

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

Indian-origin man in US charged with $250,000 fraud

Indian-origin man in US charged with $250,000 fraud

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin man in the US has been charged with stealing more than $250,000 in a Ponzi scheme in which his friends and coworkers invested. Niket Shah of New Jersey was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) which also ordered a preliminary injunction and asset freeze against him. According to the SEC’s complaint,

Theoretical scientist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Theoretical scientist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, the legendary British theoretical physicist who explored the mysteries of the universe from his wheelchair and went on to become an inspiring figure globally, died on Wednesday at his home in Cambridge. His family said that Hawking, 76, died peacefully in his home near Cambridge University, where he did much of his ground-breaking

Nidahas Trophy: Rohit stars as India post 176/3 vs B'desh

Nidahas Trophy: Rohit stars as India post 176/3 vs B’desh

COLOMBO:Skipper Rohit Sharma (89) led from the front and helped India post 176/3 against Bangladesh in the fifth match of the Nidahas Trophy T20 cricket tournament at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Wednesday. Indian openers Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan (35) clicked at the right time and gave the crucial start when needed the most. Skipper Rohit,

Hyundai Santa Fe Geneva Motor Show

This Is The New Hyundai Santa Fe: Geneva Motor Show 2018

Hyundai has officially showcased the new Santa Fe at the Geneva Motor Show 2018 and it looks very much like the teaser images which were released earlier last month, except the fact that it’s more grounded to earth. The fourth generation Santa Fe has grown in size, features Hyundai’s latest design philosophy, an improved AWD system and advanced

Sikh man wins bravery award for helping Barcelona attack victim

Sikh man wins bravery award for helping Barcelona attack victim

LONDON: An Indian-origin Sikh man, who risked his life to help a fatally injured young boy in the last year’s Barcelona terror attack, has been selected for this year’s Pride of Birmingham’ award. Harry Athwal, a project manager from Great Barr area of north-west Birmingham, was in Spain on holiday with a group of friends and

Indian Embassy phone lines in US spoofed by fraudsters

Indian Embassy phone lines in US spoofed by fraudsters

Washington – Indian Embassy telephone lines have been spoofed by fraudsters in the US to cheat people for money, according to an advisory issued by mission, which warned against entertaining any suspicious calls. The Indian Embassy here has informed the US Government about it and launched its own internal investigation. It also issued a rare public

India trip controversy follows Trudeau back to Canada

India trip controversy follows Trudeau back to Canada

OTTAWA: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has faced persistent criticism over a convicted Sikh extremist’s attendance at a Canadian event in Mumbai, nearly a week after the premier’s return from a trip to India. Opposition parties and editorialists heaped scorn on the prime minister and his Liberal government over the “fiasco” that dogged Trudeau during his

India placed along side Belgium, Canada in Hockey WC

India placed along side Belgium, Canada in Hockey WC

India placed along side Belgium, Canada in Hockey WC NEW DELHI: In a favourable draw, hosts India were on Wednesday clubbed in Pool C along side Olympics silver medallists Belgium, World No 11 Canada and African continental champions South Africa in the men’s Hockey World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar from November 28-December 16.According

Rare signed photo of Gandhi may fetch $10,000 at auction

Rare signed photo of Gandhi may fetch $10,000 at auction

BOSTON: A signed vintage photo of Mahatma Gandhi, walking along side Madan Mohan Malaviya, is expected to fetch $10,000 at an auction in the US signed in fountain pen, ‘MK Gandhi,’ the rare photo was taken after the second session of India’s Round Table Conference in London in September 1931. Reverse of photo bears two

Trump-Pence honour African

Trump, Pence honour African-American military personnel

Trump-Pence honour African-American military personnel. United States President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday highlighted the contributions from African-American military personnel throughout the country’s history to commemorate the Black History Month.Delivering remarks during a reception at the White House, President Trump cited the administration’s theme for the annual observance, “African-Americans in Times of War”, and

Car accessories for dogs most-searched in US

San Francisco, Feb 10, Consumers in the US search the most for pet-friendly accessories like a dog car seat, according to Google “Auto Trends 2018” report released on Friday. A user in the US was 36 times as likely to search for pet-related items like a dog hammock than the average person in Germany and

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