Sikh called ‘bin Laden’ and ‘terrorist’, assaulted in US
WASHINGTON: A 53-year-old Sikh man on Tuesday became the latest victim of attacks that started on his community just days after September 11 in 2001 and continue unabated 14 years since.
HATE CRIME - Elderly Sikh-American called 'Bin Laden'; brutally assaulted
New York : An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally assaulted and left with severe facial injuries by an assailant who yelled racial slurs like "terrorist" and "Bin Laden", in an apparent hate crime just before the US commemorates the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Punjab-born cop appointed superintendent in Canada
TORONTO: A Punjab-origin police officer has been promoted to the rank of superintendent of community services, Surrey Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has announced.
Indian hotelier to pay compensation to waiter in Oz
MELBOURNE: An Indian-origin hotelier has been ordered by an Australian court to pay 15,000 dollars in compensation to a Nepalese-origin waiter who was denied salary for not ‘speaking proper English’.
Charity in UK in NRI’s name
London: A charity in memory of an Indian-origin hotelier, who was murdered during a visit to India earlier this year, will be launched by his family in the UK to support vulnerable children and elderly people across the world. The Ranjit Singh Power Foundation Trust will be launched tomorrow on what would have been Power’s 55th birthday. It will kick-start with a 25,000-pound donation from Power’s partner Angela Bir, who said the trust would help her fulfil both their dreams, Birmingham Mail reported.
Doc couple convicted of fraud in US
Washington : An Indian-origin doctor along with his wife has been convicted of defrauding the US government to the tune of 2.5 million dollars. They claimed this amount for healthcare procedures that were not performed.
Punjabi flavour to Canadian poll, 40 candidates in the fray
Chandigarh : A good number of Punjabis, who are usually identified as Indo-Canadians, are trying their luck in the Canadian Federal General Elections for which the polling will be held on October 19 to elect members of the House of Commons.
UK school asks Sikh girls to remove turbans
London : Two minor Sikh girls in the UK were ordered to remove their turbans by teachers who mistook the traditional religious headdress as ‘fashion’ items, prompting their families to protest.
Page 7 of 230