Indian-origin millionaire wins local council polls in Aus
Melbourne: For the second time in a row,Indian-origin millionaire Intaj Khan has won the local council elections from the Wyndham suburb of Australia’s Victoria state.
MISSING SIKH WOMAN FOUND MURDERED IN UK
LONDON: A 30-year-old Indianorigin Sikh woman, who had been missing for nearly a fortnight, was found murdered on wasteland near London’s Heathrow airport, with Scotland Yard on Tuesday appealing the public for information about the incident.
Canada sets 2017 immigration target at 300,000
Ottawa: The Canadian government said that it would welcome 300,000 immigrants into the country next year to help drive economic growth as the country grapples with an aging demographic.
INDIANORIGIN MAN WITHDRAWS NAME FROM UKIP CONTEST
Raheem Kassam, who made news last week for entering the race to be leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), withdrew his candidature on Monday after concluding he was unlikely to emerge victorious.
Chhokar case: Life term for killer after 18 years
LONDON: A Scottish national was on Monday sentenced to life in jail for the murder of an Indianorigin man 18 years ago.
Indian-origin bus driver’s killer in Australia was former mental patient
Melbourne: A 48-year-old man accused of murdering Indian-origin bus driver Manmeet Alisher in Brisbane by dousing him in a flammable liquid has been confirmed as a former mental health patient and authorities have ordered a time-bound probe into the treatment given to him.
In-a-first, turbaned Sikh gets nominated to Canadian Senate
Ottawa: Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has picked another turbaned Sikh for an important position in Canada. He has recommended the name of one prominent Sikh banker for the appointment as an Independent Senate member of Canada from the province of Ontario.
8-month-old Indian-origin boy killed after being hit by van
New York: In an extremely tragic incident, an eight-month-old Indian-origin boy was killed when the stroller he was in was hit by a car as it backed out of a driveway in Queens here.
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