NRI News

US Sikhs raise $ 125,000 for national awareness campaign

Saturday, 13/08/2016

Dallas (USA): The Sikhs in the US city of Denver have raised $ 125,000 for a national campaign to raise awareness about the community, taking the total amount raised so far to $ 575,000.



NRI sues New Jersey car dealer for not selling Merc over Taliban concern

Wednesday, 10/08/2016

NEW YORK: An Indian-American has sued a New Jersey car dealership for USD 1.26 million (over `8.4 crore), alleging it refused to sell him a swanky Mercedes Benz because a manager thought he came from a “high-risk area” and he might ship the vehicle to the Taliban.



Canada recognises Komagata Maru venue as site of historic significance

Tuesday, 09/08/2016

TORONTO: After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology in the House of Commons in May for the tragic 1914 Komagata Maru incident, Canada officially recognised its venue as a site of national historic significance.



Slain Sikh marine’s kin hurt by Trump remarks on Khans

Monday, 08/08/2016

LOS ANGELES: Voicing support for a fallen Pakistani-origin American soldier’s parents who had come under attack from US presidential candidate Donald Trump, the family of a slain Sikh marine has said it is “hurt” by his comment that amounts to playing “political games”.



UK family to return Jaipur monument tools

Sunday, 07/08/2016

LONDON: Britain’s long engagement with India means many families have historical links across generations, holding memories and memorabilia about seminal events in the subcontinent – one such family will soon return an item linked with the ancient Jantar Mantar in Jaipur.



Oak Creek residents remember Sikh victims of mass shooting

Sunday, 07/08/2016

WASHINGTON: Residents of Oak Creek, Indian Americans, members of the Sikh community and lawmakers on Saturday remembered the victims of the mass shooting by a white supremacist four years ago that claimed the lives of six Sikhs at a gurdwara in Wisconsin city.



Outcry over peerage for UK-Indian lawyer

Saturday, 06/08/2016

LONDON: Amid charges of cronyism in British politics after former prime minister David Cameron recommended his aides for peerages and other honours, a row has erupted over Labour proposing a peerage for noted human rights lawyer Shami Chakrabarti.



American lawmakers bat for turbaned Sikh basketball players

Friday, 05/08/2016

WASHINGTON: Top US lawmakers, including an Indian-American Congressman are making a final push to urge the International Basketball Federation to change its policies that discriminates Sikh players over head gear or turbans.



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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Govt schemes only for SAD men: Cong

Thursday, 27/10/2016

PHILLAUR: Interacting with residents of Dallewal village Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC), general secretary Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary charged on Tuesday that eligible people were not given benefit of developmental schemes, because they were Congress supporters.



Trump insulted Indian-American Governors Jindal, Nikki

Wednesday, 26/10/2016

New York: Indian-American Governors of Punjab origin Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley, as well as an Indian-origin scribe were among those on the receiving end of Donald Trump’s barbs on social media, according to a New York Times compilation of people, places and things the Republican has insulted since declaring his bid for presidency.