Nourishing Punjabi culture in the land of midnight sun
Ludhiana : Harveen Kaur, a 22-year-old resident of Norway, has been working for the promotion of Punjabi culture. She creates awareness about Sikhism. She said while growing up, she felt different in her school as she used to speak in a different language at home and outside.
Indian-origin Radio Beijing Hindi announcer dead
Beijing : Shyama Ballabh, a former Hindiannouncer of erstwhile Radio Beijing and a long-time Indian resident of China, passed away here today at the age of 76.
NRI Affairs AGP shares successful stories
Jalandhar : Reaching out to the masses, the NRI Affairs and Women wing of the Punjab Police on Monday said that with the launch of full-fledged 15 NRI police stations in the state, there was a speedy redressal of different cases of the NRIs settled abroad.
Britain to adopt Indian-origin expert’s breast cancer treatment
LONDON: A pioneering breast cancer treatment developed by noted Indian-origin expert Jayant Vaidya is to be adopted and offered to patients by Britain’s National Health Service (NHS), providing relief to thousands of patients from gruelling postoperation radiotherapy.
Obama dinner invite for a differently-abled Indian girl
Mumbai: Next week, US President Barack Obama and his wife will host 12 differently-abled people from all over the world, including one from Mumbai, for an exclusive dinner at the White House.
US lawmakers ask basketball body to review turban ban
WASHINGTON: Appalled by the reports that Sikh players from India were asked to remove their turbans before an international basketball match, top lawmakers in the US have launched a campaign asking Fiba, the game’s governing body, to review the discriminatory policy.
British Punjabi’s son wins silver for India at Glasgow
CHANDIGARH: When most of the Punjabi youth dream of singing “God Save the Queen” (England’s national anthem), Navjot Chana, whose father is a British citizen, could have the UK citizenship easily. Instead, he preferred to don the Tricolour and make his own country proud.
Indian-origin author in Booker Prize longlist
London : This year's Man Booker longlist announced today was dominated by American and British authors with no Indian finding a place among the competitors for the coveted prize in its first incarnation as a global literary award.
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