‘Domestic violence rampant among Indians in Canada’
New Delhi: Violence against women, wife battery, honour killings and even foeticide among the Indian diaspora in Canada are a cause of worry, say Indo-Canadian delegates at a diaspora meet here.
US court rejects Devyani's request to extend hearing
NEW YORK: In a major setback to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, a federal judge has denied her request to extend the January 13 deadline for a preliminary hearing, the date by which she has to be indicted.
No word on G-visa to Devyani
WASHINGTON: More than 20 days after it was submitted by the UN, the US continues to review the visa application of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade which would give her full diplomatic immunity.
NRI fraud marriages still a knotty affair
Chandigarh : Getting runaway NRI grooms back to Punjab for any settlement with victim brides continues to be the biggest unfinished agenda for the Punjab State Commission for NRIs more than two years after it started functioning in November 2011.
Prominent invitees at Sammelan
Chandigarh : At least three Union Ministers from Canada, including Tim Uppal, Bal Gosal and Manmeet Gosal, will be participating in the NRI Sammelan, an official press release said here today.
Separate civil, judicial wings for NRIs
Chandigarh : In another first, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday announced to set up separate civil and judicial wings to exclusively deal with and address the issues pertaining to the Non Resident Indians (NRIs).
9 decomposed bodies found in Nagaland
KOHIMA: Highly decomposed bodies of nine unidentified persons, who were blindfolded with hands tied up, have been found buried in a gorge near Chumukedima in Dimapur district of Nagaland.
Indians lodged in Nigerian jail being ‘harassed’
Hoshiarpur : Indians lodged in a Nigerian jail are on the verge of dying. They hardly get meal once a day and there is no medication in case anyone falls ill. The abject misery that befell on 10 Indians, including two Punjabis, have been laid threadbare in a letter by Capt Shailesh Kumar Singh, captain of the Indian crew, to the Indian Government. He has sent the letter to the family of Gagan Kumar of Hoshiarpur, one of the two Punjabi lodged in the Nigerian jail. The other youth is from Gurdaspur.
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