NRIs seek visas for political refugees
New Delhi: Members of the North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) based in United States today met Union Overseas Minister Vayalar Ravi and raised the matter of issuance of Indian visas and passports to those who had sought political asylum in the US.
Canadian varsity signs pact with Lovely University - Two LPU students to go to Fraser Valley as part of an exchange programme
Jalandhar: Canada’s University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and Lovely Professional University (LPU) have entered an academic collaboration. The collaboration between two universities will focus on different areas of common interest.
US could have handled Khobragade affair better: NYT
Washington: As India and the US work to ease tensions after a bitter month long diplomatic spat, an influential US daily has suggested that the damage “to India-America relations is unlikely to dissipate soon.” Tensions between the two countries “have eased” with the return home of Devyani Khobragade, India’s then deputy consul general in New York, whose arrest and strip search over charges of visa fraud and mistreating her domestic worker, sparked the row, the New York Times noted.
MP of Winnipeg Kevin visits GNDU
Amritsar : Canada Winnipeg (North) Member of Parliament Kevin Lamoureux interacted with the students of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) here, on Wednesday, in the Guru Nanak Bhawan Auditorium of the university.
US returns three stolen sandstone sculptures
New York : Three stolen antique sculptures valued at over $1.5 million have been returned to India by the US in an ‘excellent’ display of bilateral cooperation following a month-long row over the arrest and indictment of an Indian diplomat here.
Alberta Premier keen on economic ties with state govt
Amritsar : Canada’s Alberta Province Premier Alison Redford has said that her state is keen on strengthening economic ties with India, particularly Punjab, through industry-to-industry linkages, knowledge sharing and increased trade and investment.
CM strikes emotional chord, asks NRPs to bring young ones
Jalandhar : Striking an emotional chord with the Non-Resident Punjabis (NRPs) to stay connected with their roots, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday asked the NRPs to ensure that the young generation visits Punjab, lest it was too late.
Drop visa fraud charges against Devyani: India
New Delhi/Washington : Urging the US to drop charges of visa fraud against diplomat Devyani Khobragade, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that she was not guilty of any wrongdoing.
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