NRI News

India weaning Sikhs from Khalistan lobby

Wednesday, 19/04/2017

Toronto : Canada is no longer a ‘safe haven’ for the Sikh radicals. India is making all-out efforts to wean away GenX from the ‘ebbing’ Khalistan movement.



Sikh cabbie assaulted, turban snatched by passengers in US

Wednesday, 19/04/2017

New York : A 25-year-old Sikh cab driver in the US was assaulted and his turban knocked off by drunk passengers, an incident the police was investigating as a possible hate crime.



Turban Day celebrated at Times Square

Monday, 17/04/2017

New York: The iconic Times Square was seeped in the colours and tradition of the Sikh culture as members of the community tied turbans to thousands of New Yorkers and tourists to spread awareness about the Sikh identity amid a spike in hate crimes against them in the country. Non-profit group ‘The Sikhs of New York’ organised the ‘Turban Day’ at Times Square here on Saturday, with its volunteers tying colourful turbans to close to 8000 Americans and tourists hailing from different nationalities and ethnicities.



Indian-origin woman’s rapist, murderer jailed for life

Thursday, 13/04/2017

London: The rapist and murderer of a 30-year-old Indian-origin woman in the UK was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday. Pardeep Kaur, a hotel housekeeper, was attacked by Vadims Ruskuls as she walked to work in south-west London. Her dead body was found a week later near Heathrow Airport.



Indian-origin soldier put on trial for murder in UK

Wednesday, 12/04/2017

London: A 26-year-old Indian-origin soldier in the UK is on trial for killing his ex-girlfriend by slitting her throat from ear to ear after she ended the relationship due to his abusive and manipulative behaviour.



Punjabi man shot dead by armed robbers in US

Saturday, 08/04/2017

Washington/New Delhi: A 26-year-old Indian man has been shot dead allegedly by two masked armed robbers at a convenience store of a gas station in the US’ Washington state, his family said on Friday.



India-born woman raped, killed by homeless man, UK court informed

Thursday, 06/04/2017

London: An Indian-origin hotel housekeeper whose body had been discovered from a wasteland near Heathrow airport in west London last November was raped and murdered by a homeless stranger, a UK court was told on Wednesday.



Sikh parents are behind my toughness: Haley

Wednesday, 05/04/2017

United Nations: A Punjabi may be out of Punjab, but Punjab is never out of her. Nikki Haley, the outspoken US ambassador to UN, says if she comes out sounding strong, it’s because that’s how she was raised by her parents, who are Sikhs from Punjab.



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YAD dist president booked for sheltering gangster

Sunday, 25/06/2017

Ludhiana : A day after the Youth Akali Dal (YAD) district president Gurpreet Singh Babbal was booked for land grabbing, the division number 5 Police on Saturday slapped another case on Babbal for providing shelter to gangster.



Indian-origin doctor arrested over circumcision of baby in UK

Sunday, 25/06/2017

London: An Indian-origin doctor from the East Midlands region of England has been arrested for allegedly circumcising a baby boy without the mother’s consent. Dr Balvinder Mehat is accused of carrying out a non- therapeutic circumcision or a procedure for religious rather than medical reasons.