Indians in strife-torn Libya to return soon
Hoshiarpur : Eight Indian workers stuck in a factory at Tripoli in Libya due to the ongoing violence will return soon. Officials of the Indian Embassy are in contact with them. They told The Tribune that the workers would be brought back to India in a couple of days.
Sikh woman to sue UK gurdwara for injuries
London : A British Sikh woman is taking legal action against a gurdwara in Scotland after she suffered severe injuries on her leg in an explosion in its kitchen area in 2011. Kuljit Bahia was helping in the preparations of langar at Sri Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Dundee when a pressure cooker exploded in its kitchen in 2011, severely injuring her and another woman.
Indian-origin fund mgr gets 9-yr jail term in US
WASHINGTON: A Manhattan court on Monday sentenced Indianorigin fund manager Mathew Martoma to nine years in prison in one of the stiffest sentences granted yet for insider trading in the US. Forty-year-old Martoma was also ordered to pay a fine of $9.3 million, the amount he gained from insider trading.
Indian-origins look for healthcare solutions
Washington: Indian American physicians plan to hold a Global Healthcare Summit in Mumbai from Jan 2-4 to discuss ways to bring the most innovative, efficient and cost effective healthcare solutions for India.
Indian-origin arms dealer, son dropped from RR case
LONDON: Controversial arms dealer Sudhir Choudhrie and son Bhanu, who were arrested in February by officials investigating allegations that Rolls-Royce had paid bribes for contracts in its overseas markets, had their bail lifted.The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigating the case did not comment on lifting of the bail, but sources close to the case told HT that the bail was lifted in July. This means that they are no longer suspect in the case that relates to the company’s sales in China and Indonesia.
Security of Sikhs in Pakistan a major concern
Amritsar : Expressing deep concern over the increasing incident of attacks on Sikhs in Pakistan, the SGPC has written a letter to the Indian Foreign minister Sushma Sawaraj and Pakistan Ambassador in India for the security of the Sikh community in Pakistan. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said that the attacks on the Sikhs was a serious matter and the central government should take it seriously without any delay.
Pak Sikhs threaten countrywide protest against killings
Islamabad: Sikhs in Pakistan have held a protest march and threatened to launch a countrywide agitation if the government fails to provide security to them following targetted killings of members of the minority community in recent weeks.
STATE GOVT TO TAKE PART IN UAE MEET FOR NRI WELFARE
DUBAI: Punjab is among nine states that would take part in a conference being organised by the Indian government at Abu Dhabi aimed at improving the delivery of services for welfare of Indians living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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