NRI News

Indian grandfather assault: Court to watch video again

Sunday, 01/11/2015

WASHINGTON: A US court conducting the retrial of an American police officer accused of violently assaulting a 58-year-old Indian man has asked once again to watch the video showing the incident which left the grandfather partially paralysed.



Efforts are on to revive Sikh radicalism in UK

Saturday, 31/10/2015

NEW DELHI: Sikh radicals in the United Kingdom have called a world Sikh convention to discuss the incidents of alleged desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab and revive the demand for a separate Sikh nation.



UK man dies awaiting justice for murdered son for 17 years

Friday, 30/10/2015

London : An Indian-origin father, Darshan Singh Chhokar (76), has died in the UK awaiting justice for his son for over 17 years. His son Surjit Singh Chhokar (32) was stabbed to death in one of Scotland's most high profile murder cases, a media report said.



UK Sikhs to donate blood to support Khalsa’s cause

Thursday, 29/10/2015

LONDON: Sikhs in England will donate blood to support the campaign of Sikh activist Surat Singh Khalsa in India to protest “the mistreatment of the community’s political prisoners.” Till November 1, Sikhs across the UK will visit blood-donation clinics.



Indian-origin cousins sentenced in US for murder conspiracy

Tuesday, 27/10/2015

Washington: Two Indian-origin cousins,convicted for conspiring to commit murder of the wife of one of them in 2013, have been sentenced to 15 years each in prison by a US court, media reports said. Pratikkumar Patel and his cousin Kalpesh Patel of Gallatin city in Tennessee, received the sentence of 15 years each from Circuit Court Judge for trying to arrange the murder of Krupaben Patel, the wife of Prattikumar Patel, reported. They were arrested in September 2013.



Confer Bharat Ratna on Master Tara Singh: Tarlochan Singh

Monday, 26/10/2015

London: The government should confer ‘Bharat Ratna’, the country’s highest civilian honour, on Master Tara Singh for his contributions in the unification of India and the Sikh community, former lawmaker and Chairman of National Minorities Commission Sardar Tarlochan Singh has demanded.



New Canadian PM grooves to bhangra beats

Saturday, 24/10/2015

Ottawa: Justin Trudeau, the newly elected Canadian prime minister, is seen dancing ‘bhangra’ to the beats of a Bollywood song in a recently uploaded video on YouTube.



Group of Indian origin people to raise funds for poor

Saturday, 24/10/2015

New York: A Chicago-based group, which works to promote the interests of the Indian community, will organise a dinner to raise funds for the poor in Lombard, a village in Illinois, on November 13. The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) in Chicago will host a dinner at Viceroy of India Banquet Hall in Lombard to raise funds for group’s 2016 charitable outreach programmes, the Chicago Tribune reported on Wednesday.



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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Akali leader Bharowal held for speaking against govt

Saturday, 28/11/2015

LUDHIANA: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) working committee leader and chief minister’s confidant Pritam Singh Bharowal was arrested here on Thursday night for his alleged propaganda against his own party’s government.



Indian-origin Costa is new Portugal PM

Thursday, 26/11/2015

LONDON: Goan-origin Antonio Costa has been appointed by Portugal President Anibal Cavaco Silva as the new prime minister after the government formed following the October 4 election lasted barely 11 days—the shortest in the country’s history.