NRI News

Uber rape survivor files lawsuit in

Saturday, 31/01/2015

New York : A 25-year-old Indian woman, allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi last month, has sued the online taxi service company in a US court for failing to maintain basic safety measures, including lax screening of its drivers, that led to the assault and humiliation.



Sikh Canadian MP emerges as unlikely champion of Holocaust remembrance

Friday, 30/01/2015

OTTAWA: A man in a blue turban stood among thousands in toques, fur hats and yarmulkes in Poland on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.



Airport lapse grounds two NRI teens, lands authorities in soup - RED TAPE TANGLE Teen siblings not permitted to fly back to Canada as passports did not have entry stamp

Wednesday, 28/01/2015

CHANDIGARH: Apparent laxity by immigration authorities left two teenaged India-origin Canadians stranded at the airport here as they were not allowed to board their plane back home on January 25 owing to a technical illegality. Their passports did not have the entry stamp that should have been put by the authorities when they had landed at Amritsar 10 days ago.



UK-based NRI murders wife, chops off body parts

Wednesday, 28/01/2015

Nawanshahr: The Nawanshahr Police on Tuesday recovered chopped-off bodyparts of a woman, sealed in sacks, from a well in an abandoned place near Banga in Nawanshahr district, thereby solving the murder of a woman by a UK based NRI.



A third of US budding science talent is of Indian origin

Saturday, 24/01/2015

Washington: Nearly one-third of the 40 high school seniors named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition, are of Indian origin.



Sikh group’s plea in US wants RSS as ‘terror group’

Friday, 23/01/2015

NEW YORK: A Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit asking a US court here to designate the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a ‘foreign terrorist organisation’.



Punjabi-origin maid assaults employer, ends life in Singapore

Thursday, 22/01/2015

SINGAPORE: A Punjabi-origin maid allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the 14th floor of a high-rise building after attacking her employer with a hammer over an employmentrelated dispute.



Exhibition pays homage to Canadian Sikh soldiers

Thursday, 22/01/2015

VANCOUVER: An Abbotsford museum in British Columbia has launched a year-long exhibition on the “often overlooked” stories of the only 10 known Canadian Sikh soldiers who served during World War 1.



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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Cong convenes high-level meeting tomorrow

Saturday, 28/03/2015

Sangrur : All-India Congress Committee general secretary and Punjab affairs in charge Shakeel Ahmad has convened a high-level meeting of all MPs, ex-MPs, MLAs, ex-MLAs and office-bearers of the Punjab Congress on March 29 at Gaganjeet Singh Barnala’s house in Kakkarwal village near Dhuri.



Campaign kicks off for tight UK polls on May 7

Tuesday, 31/03/2015

LONDON: The high-decibel tussle between political spin and substance got off the firing line on Monday as Britain’s parliament was dissolved ahead of the May 7 elections widely seen as the most unpredictable one in living memory, with pundits forecasting another coalition.