MP Alok Sharma gets UK foreign office post
ALOK SHARMA WAS FIRST ELECTED TO PARLIAMENT IN THE MAY 2010 ELECTIONS AND REELECTED IN MAY 2015 FROM READING WEST
Canada’s hockey team has two Punjabi-origin players
MOGA: Of the three Indianorigin hockey players who will walk under the Canadian flag at the Rio Olympics (starting on August 5), two—Jagdish Gill and Sukhpal Panesar— have their roots in Punjab.
Case against Sikh dismissed as police fail to return turban
Ontario Court Justice Jill Copeland the breach of the defendant’s right to freedom of religion by police was a serious one.
First Paris, now Nice: Canadian Sikh writer is victim of social media speculation again
TORONTO: A young Sikh freelance writer from the Greater Toronto area has found himself the victim of intense social media speculation over the identity of perpetrators who ploughed through a crowd of revellers in Nice, killing more than 80 people.
Sikh youth kicked out of queue to watch Wimbledon
London: A 20-year-old Sikh man was kicked out of an overnight queue to watch the Wimbledon tennis championships as he apparently made other people around him “uncomfortable”.
Theresa May set to take charge from Cameron as UK PM
London: Theresa May will become Britain’s second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher as the tough-talking leader is set to take charge on Wednesday with a heavy workload already waiting in her in-tray after the Brexit vote.
NZ rejected student visas for 3,864 Indians
MELBOURNE: New Zealand has denied visas to thousands of Indian students after immigration authorities determined that most of the applicants from the country were not “really coming for studies”, a media report said on Friday.
Indian-origin engineer guilty of revenge cyber attack
New York : An Indian origin network engineer has pleaded guilty to a revenge cyber attack on a network security company and its clients after he was fired, according to officials.
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