Sham marriages - Centre mulls tougher law to nail accused NRIs
Chandigarh : With the process of extraditing a wanted criminal or repatriating an illegal immigrant to his home country taking decades and limited to hardened criminals, the Centre is trying to find means to shorten the process besides bringing NRIs accused of fraudulent or sham marriages under its purview.
4 youths held on murder charge in Kuwait let off
Jalandhar : Four of the 14 Punjabi youths who were taken into custody by the Kuwait police for allegedly killing two Egyptians during a brawl on Thursday were set free today.
UK plans to seize terror suspects’ passports
LONDON: David Cameron announced plans to introduce new powers to strip terror suspects of their passports to tackle a “greater and deeper threat to our security than we have known before”.
Arrest of Indians after brawl: Centre takes up case with Kuwait
NEW DELHI: India has taken up with Kuwait the arrest of around 25 of its nationals there after a brawl with people of another country.
Murder of Sikh in New Zealand - SGPC delegation meets Kiwi High Commissioner
Amritsar : A five-member SGPC delegation led by its president Avtar Singh Makkar met New Zealand High Commissioner Grahame Morton today and sought stern action against those involved in the murder of a Sikh in that country.
No jobs for people returning from Iraq, says NRI Sabha
Jalandhar : The NRI Sabha Punjab on Friday sought the intervention of Centre government in the release of over 40 people, who were stuck in war-affected Iraq and wanted to return back home to India.
SGPC delegation meets NZ High Commission officials
Amritsar : A five-member delegation under the supervision of SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar met with the New Zealand High Commission and appealed to them to take legal action against the accused who was responsible for the killing of a Sikh in New Zealand.
US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans
Washington: Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.
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