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Two Indian-Americans charged with defrauding Connecticut state

Saturday, 13/01/2018

Washington : Two Indian-Americans have been charged with allegedly defrauding Connecticut of about USD 5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the State, a US attorney has said.



Indian diplomats in UK defy gurdwara visit ban by radicals

Sunday, 07/01/2018

London : The Indian High Commission in Britain today defied a pompous ban on Indian diplomats entering gurdwaras issued by the pro-Khalistan Sikh Federation UK (SFUK). A minister at the mission visited a gurdwara in Southall in west London and met members of the Sikh community. Another visit to a gurdwara in the Midlands is planned for tomorrow.



Now, UK body to bar entry of Indian officials at gurdwaras

Saturday, 06/01/2018

LONDON: Days after some gurdwaras in Canada imposed a ban on visits by Indian officials, a Sikh organisation in the United Kingdom has proposed a similar measure from later this month in response to what it said was their “interference and anti-Sikh activities”.



US seeks no extension of H-1B visas, Indians may be hit: report

Thursday, 04/01/2018

Washington, January 3: The US is considering new regulations to prevent the extension of H-1B visas as part of President Donald Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ initiative, a move which could hit tech firms and hundreds of thousands of Indian IT professionals, a media report said.



Indian doctor sentenced in US for sex offences

Thursday, 04/01/2018

Washington : An Indian doctor has been sentenced to 10 months behind bars in the US for groping two teenage female patients and faces deportation to India after the completion of his jail term.



Ontario gurdwaras ban entry of Indian officials

Wednesday, 03/01/2018

TORONTO: A group of office-bearers claiming to represent more than a dozen gurdwaras in the Canadian province of Ontario have collectively resolved to “bar” officials representing India, its diplomats and others from entering the premises of these places of worship.



Singapore deputy PM hails contribution of Sikhs

Monday, 01/01/2018

SINGAPORE: Singapore deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has praised Sikhs for their “significant contributions” to the multi-racial country.



Indian-origin scientist Gai named for UK royal honour

Sunday, 31/12/2017

LONDON: Acclaimed York-based scientist Pratibha Laxman Gai has been named for damehood, the female equivalent of a knighthood, leading a number of people of Indian origin from various walks of life in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2018 released on Saturday.



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Akalis ‘beat up’ Cong leader in Dharamkot

Saturday, 10/03/2018

Moga : Senior Congress leader and president of the Dharamkot Municipal Council Inderpreet Singh Bunty was allegedly beaten up by Youth Akali Dal leader Harpreet Singh, alias Ricky, and his aides at Dharamkot town today.



Will try to raise Johal issue with Modi: UK minister

Wednesday, 14/03/2018

LONDON: The Theresa May government on Tuesday said it will try to raise the issue of British national Jagtar Singh Johal – who is under arrest in Punjab since November 2017 – with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he will visit London for the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in April.