NRI News

Sikh-American teen forced to remove turban

Thursday, 21/04/2016

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San Francisco: A Sikh-American teenager, who penned a book about bullying of children from the community, was forced to remove his turban by airport personnel in the US state of California, according to a media report.

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Sikh priest recovering after Germany gurdwara blast

Tuesday, 19/04/2016

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Berlin : The condition of a 60-year-old Sikh priest, who was seriously injured in an explosion at a gurdwara in the German city of Essen has improved and he is now out of danger, police said today.

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Indian-American Sikh physician jailed for $3million healthcare fraud

Tuesday, 19/04/2016

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Houston : A 60-year-old Indian-American physician and a well-known supporter of Khalistan movement has been sentenced to nine years in prison for a $3 million healthcare fraud scheme in the US in which he filed claims for procedures that were never performed.

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Sikh NRI writes on ‘positive aspects’ of colonial rule

Monday, 18/04/2016

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LONDON: A new book by a prominent Sikh non-resident Indian (NRI) entrepreneur here about the British rule and its role in creating a unified India has attracted rave reviews for bringing out the “many positive aspects” of the colonial rule.

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Sikh fervour grips Times Square

Monday, 18/04/2016

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New York: The iconic Times Square was seeped in the colours of the Sikh culture as thousands of community members gathered here to celebrate Baisakhi and educate fellow Americans about Sikhism in the wake of growing incidents of hate crimes and discrimination against them.

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Germany sets up special commission to probe gurdwara explosion

Monday, 18/04/2016

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Berlin : A special commission has been set up by Germany’s western city of Essen for a thorough probe into the gurdwara explosion in which three persons were injured, even as India’s Consul General in Frankfurt visited the Sikh community and held talks with authorities.

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NY mayor lauds Sikhs resilience against hate crimes

Sunday, 17/04/2016

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New York: Against the backdrop of growing incidents of hate crime against the Sikhs here, a New York City Mayor has lauded the community’s resilience in overcoming challenges of discrimination and making the US ‘vibrant’.

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NY mayor lauds Sikh community’s resilience against hate crimes

Sunday, 17/04/2016

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NEW YORK: Against the backdrop of growing hate crime against Sikhs in New York, city mayor Bill De Blasio has lauded the community’s resilience in overcoming the challenges of discrimination and making the US “vibrant”.

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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Akali leader, 18 others booked firing incident

Thursday, 16/06/2016

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Barnala: Police has registered FIR against 19 persons on Wednesday relating to a fire incident that took place on Tuesday at village Chiniwala in which two persons got injured. Police has booked Akali leader and member of Zila Parishad Pritpal Singh, Jagshir Singh, Balwant Singh, Shamsher Singh, Mander Singh and 14 other persons under Sections 307, 148 and 149 of Indian Penal Code and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of Arms Act, said SHO Baljit Singh Dhillon.

 

NRI NEWS

Outrage over ‘insult’ to Hinduism, Sikhism in Malaysian varsity module

Thursday, 16/06/2016

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KUALA LUMPUR: The minority ethnic Indian community in Malaysia is outraged over the "negative and incorrect" picture conveyed about Hinduism and Sikhism after a leading university of the Southeast Asian country published an educational module depicting Hindus in India as unclean and Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev as having a "poor understanding".