NRI News

UK flags concern over persecution of Hindus, Sikhs in Pak

Saturday, 08/06/2019

LONDON: Persecution of Hindu and Sikh minorities in Pakistan is among major concerns expressed in Britain’s annual report on human rights and democracy.



Indian CEO charged in US with securities fraud

Thursday, 06/06/2019

Washington : A former Indian CEO of a publicly traded American fintech firm has been indicted for a multi-million dollar accounting fraud, a US attorney has said.



Woman gets 22-yr-jail for strangling Sikh stepdaughter to death in US

Wednesday, 04/06/2019

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin woman in the US has been sentenced to 22 years to life in prison for strangling her nine-year-old stepdaughter to death in a bathtub, a crime described as “unimaginable” by the court.



Sikh neuroscientist dons rainbow turban for pride march in US

Wednesday, 04/06/2019

WASHINGTON: An Indian-origin Sikh neuroscientist, who is bisexual, has donned rainbow turban to ring in this year’s “Pride Month” in the US, drawing a lot of praise from netizens for his inspiring ideas.



UK: Sikh group gets Queen’s award for voluntary service

Tuesday, 04/06/2019

LONDON: Sikh Sewa Organisation (SSO), a leading charity organisation providing food and clothes to the homeless in Manchester, was on Sunday awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service that honours the work of exceptional groups.



Parents say daughter won’t carry kirpan to UK school

Thursday, 23/05/2019

LONDON: Parents of a Sikh student in a South Yorkshire school have agreed that their six-yearold daughter will not carry a ‘kirpan’ after a row that led the local police to launch an investigation into alleged race-related hate crime.



India to set up Guru Nanak chair in UK university

Wednesday, 22/05/2019

LONDON: India is in the process of setting up a chair in a British university as part of Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary celebrations, India’s high commissioner to the UK Ruchi Ghanshyam said at an event in Cardiff attended by local dignitaries and others.



Corbyn serves food at UK gurdwara

Tuesday, 21/05/2019

LONDON: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn donned a ‘patka’ and served food during ‘langar’ at the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Southall on Sunday as part of campaigning for the May 23 elections to the European Parliament, and reiterated promises to the Sikh community.



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Thursday, 01/08/2019

Jalandhar : In a major step to boost the rural economy besides providing employment to youth in villages, MARKFED has launched a sale booth in Lohian, which would, provides more than 100 eatable items.



Indian-Americans urge Trump to ‘fully support’ India on Kashmir

Sunday, 04/08/2019

Washington : The Indian-American community in the US has urged the Trump administration to “fully support” India’s decision to revoke the constitutional provision that accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir and to continue to exert pressure on Pakistan to end its support to cross-border terrorism.