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Top honour for Indian in South Africa

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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Johannesburg : Indian-origin South African academic Leila Patel has been named the African country’s one of the top women researchers in the annual Women in Science Awards hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology here.

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British police find more illegal immigrants

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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LONDON: Within days of 35 Afghan Sikhs being discovered in a container that arrived in Essex from Belgium, the British police apprehended another lot of foreign nationals in a lorry in south-west England on Tuesday and arrested one German national.

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Turban row: US lawmakers appeal to basketball body

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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WASHINGTON: A bipartisan group of 20 influential American lawmakers has asked the international basketball federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh players who wear the turban, an article of faith.

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Wife charged with Sikh’s murder in New Zealand

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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WELLINGTON: The wife of a Sikh man and her workmate have been charged with murdering him in New Zealand. Gurjinder Singh, 25, and Amandeep Kaur, 31, appeared in the Auckland high court on Wednesday to face the murder charge of 35-year-old Davinder Singh, New Zealand Herald reported.

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US man charged with hate crime for attacking Sikh

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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NEW YORK: A 55-year-old man has been charged with hate crime for calling a Sikh man ‘Osama’ and intentionally hitting him with pick-up truck and dragging his body along. He faces up to 25 years in prison, if convicted.

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US gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs image

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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WASHINGTON: Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into USD 5 million to improve the image of the community in America.

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Afghan Sikh stowaways claim asylum in UK

Wednesday, 20/07/2014

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LONDON: The group of 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways found in a container in Essex on a ship that arrived from Belgium on Saturday have claimed asylum in Britain, while the police on Tuesday identified one member of the group who died as Meet Singh Kapoor, 40.

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US man arrested for mowing down Sikh

Wednesday, 20/07/2014

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NEW YORK: A 55-year-old man has been arrested here on the charges of calling a Sikh man a ‘terrorist’ and mowing him down with his pick-up truck, in an apparent hate crime.

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Jobless youths in border villages get rickshaws

Tuesday, 19/07/2014

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Ferozepur : In a first-of-its-kind initiative, more than 150 jobless youths in border villages have been given eco-friendly rickshaws. Besides, soft loans have been sanctioned to another 100 youths from “non-banking villages” in the district.

 

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Top honour for Indian in South Africa

Thursday, 21/07/2014

http://epaper.dailypostindia.com/Details.aspx?id=113210&boxid=56849&uid=&dat=2014-08-21

Johannesburg : Indian-origin South African academic Leila Patel has been named the African country’s one of the top women researchers in the annual Women in Science Awards hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology here.