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Sikh man attack US Harsimrat Badal Sushma Swaraj

Sikh man attacked in US, Harsimrat thanks Swaraj for intervention

Sikh man attacked in US, Harsimrat thanks Swaraj for intervention. In a tweet Harsimrat informed that the Swaraj has asked the Indian Embassy in the USA to take up the issue with the American authorities. “I just received a call from @SushmaSwaraj Ji. She has taken a note of the racial attack and has asked @Sikh man attacked

Indian-American businessman condemns detention of Sikhs in US

Indian-American businessman condemns detention of Sikhs in US.In the wake of reports regarding the detention of 52 Sikhs at a United States detention centre, Indian-American businessman Sant Singh Chatwal said an investigation is underway into the “unfortunate” incident. “The matter is under investigation. We are checking on their involvement (with the contingent of illegal immigrants

US, UK, Australian officials' phones hacked by Pak military

US, UK, Australian officials’ phones hacked by Pak military

US, UK, Australian officials’ phones hacked by Pak military. A surveillance operation was allegedly conducted by the Pakistan military which collected data from UK, US and Australian officials and diplomats. Researchers from a US based mobile security company, Lookout found Western officials were unintentionally caught up in a data-gathering operation. For collecting data, it used

US ‘regrets’ asking Canada’s Sikh minister to remove turban at airport

US ‘regrets’ asking Canada’s Sikh minister to remove turban at airport. The US Transportation Security Administration is expressing “regret” after airport security demanded that Justin Trudeau’s industry minister remove his turban, sparking a Canadian government complaint. Navdeep Bains, who is Sikh and serves as Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, was leaving Detroit

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

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

Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi put through security check in US

Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi put through security check in US

Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi put through security check in US. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had to undergo a routine security check at a US airport during a recent visit. Footage aired on Pakistani TV channels over the past two days shows Abbasi picking up his bag and coat and walking out from

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

Top Tips for travelling responsibly

Top Tips for travelling responsibly

  Different countries may have Customs that one is unaware of, but it is the responsibility of travellers to leave destinations as they find them and help preserve their natural environment. Femalefirst.co.uk list down tips for being a responsible traveller: –Stay local: Opting for locally-owned and -run accommodation will not only provide you with a more traditional experience but

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

Key Indian equity market indices opened lower in Mumbai

Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened lower after the fiscal deficit data reached at 113.7 per cent of the full year’s target.The market, however, started cheering as the GDP and Eight Core Industries (ECI) data showed signs of economic recovery.The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE,

Michelle Obama extols ‘Black Panther’ cast

Michelle Obama extols ‘Black Panther’ cast. Former first lady of the US Michelle Obama believes the film “Black Panther” will be an inspiration to individuals from all backgrounds, and the youth will see superheroes that look like them. Michelle appreciated and hailed the team of “Black Panther”, which is among the first films from the

Death threats have been made against me, family: Bhalla

Death threats have been made against me, family: Bhalla

Death threats have been made against me, family: Bhalla HOUSTON: Indian-American Ravinder Bhalla, who became the first Sikh mayor of New Jersey’s Hoboken city, has publicly acknowledged that death threats were made against him and his family recently. In a statement issued Friday afternoon following a security breach at City Hall, Bhalla said the city is

US reality TV star Kylie Jenner gives birth to baby girl

US reality TV star Kylie Jenner gives birth to baby girl. Reality television star Kylie Jenner has given birth to her first child, a daughter. The reality star, 20, took to Instagram on Sunday to confirm her pregnancy and announce that she and boyfriend Travis Scott welcomed the new bundle of joy after months of

Women's March in US

Women’s March in US on first anniversary of Trump administration

A year after millions of people turned out for the Women’s March and took to the streets en masse to protest President Trump’s inauguration, demonstrators gathered in cities across the US, galvanised by their disdain for Trump and his administration’s policies. The one in New York was expected to be one of the largest, with some

Christmas preparations

Christmas preparations around the world

Christmas preparations: Christmas Eve traditions are a fun part of celebrating the holiday, but not everyone has the same traditions. Christmas Eve traditions around the world change drastically depending on where you live. This really isn’t much of a surprise if you think about how the various cultures on the Earth differ from one another.

Time Magazine honours Ian Grillot

Time Magazine honours Ian Grillot who took bullet for Indian

Time Magazine honours Ian Grillot: Ian Grillot, the US national who took a bullet for an Indian while trying to intervene during a racially-motivated shooting in Kansas early this year has been honoured by Time magazine. Grillot’s name features in the magazine among “5 Heroes Who Gave Us Hope in 2017.”Grillot, then 24, was injured when he