Indian-origin family found dead in UK
LONDON: The West Yorkshire Police on Tuesday launched a murder probe following the discovery of four bodies of an Indian-origin family in Bradford, north England, on Monday night, with reports suggesting that the bodies may have been at the property for some time.
Punjabi-origin US man gets life sentence for killing ex-wife
HOUSTON: A 63-year-old Indian-American has been sentenced to life in the US for murdering his ex-wife. Baldeo Taneja, a biostatistician from Nashville, was sentenced on October 15 in Montgomery county circuit court.
Gurdwara row: Takht slams Belgium
AMRITSAR: The Akal Takht has criticised the Belgian government over the forcible closure of a gurdwara in Brussels on the grounds that “illegal and unauthorised” people visit the shrine to partake ‘langar’.
In a breakthrough, ‘dead’ heart used for transplant in Australia
SYDNEY: In a major breakthrough, a team of doctors, including an Indian-origin surgeon, on Friday said they had successfully performed the world’s first heart transplant in Australia using a “dead heart”, a development that could save many lives.
Delegation of UK spiritual leaders visits Kali Bein
Jalandhar : A delegation of eight spiritual leaders from UK visited the holy Bein at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala on Friday, and said that it was first-of-its-kind in the world where people cleaned a river themselves.
Each district to get NRI Sabha
Chandigarh : The Punjab government would soon set up NRI Sabha in each district of the state for the facilitation of NRIs, besides giving them necessary information regarding their issues relating to the state government.
Shots fired near Canadian Parliament
Toronto : Several gunshots were fired outside Canada's Parliament in the capital Ottawa today. The incident took place at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, just steps from the nation's parliament.
Belgium gurdwara closed for 'harbouring' illegal migrants
London : A gurdwara in Belgium would be shut for a month for allegedly harbouring 11 illegal Indian immigrants, including a minor, the authorities said while ordering their deportation. During a recent police raid, 11 illegal immigrants were found in the cellars of an empty building in the town of Vilvoorde.
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