19-year-old Punjabi-origin girl set to make her debut in British elections
CHANDIGARH: A Punjabi-origin girl is all set to make her political debut in the upcoming UK elections, and that too at the age of 19.
Punjabi faces 300-yr jail in US for fraud
London : A young Punjabi is facing more than 300 years in an American jail for “financial crimes”. Navinder Singh Sarao (36) is accused by US prosecutors of causing the 2010 Wall Street ‘flash crash’ that wiped $570 billion from the value of US companies.
Hindujas displaced from top spot of Britain’s rich list
London: NRI industrialists Hinduja brother shave been displaced as Britain’s wealthiest family on a rich list released here today which was topped by Ukrainian music baron Len Blavatnik.
Racial tensions high in US as black man dies in custody
WASHINGTON: Race relations in the US are under scrutiny once again with the justice department launching investigations Tuesday into the death of an African American man after he sustained injuries in police custody.
Indian-origin engineer shares Pulitzer Prize
NEW YORK: An Indian-origin software engineer in the US has shared this year’s Pulitzer Prize for graphics team of investigative journalism, in growing recognition of the importance of using IT tools in reporting. Palani Kumanan, who is a software architect with Dow Jones that publishes the Wall Street Journal, was a part of the winning project’s graphics team. The Journal won the top journalism award announced on Monday for its mammoth investigative project, “Medicare Unmasked.” He shared the prize along with members of the Journal’s graphics team.
It’s Indian vs Indian in ‘sadda’ Southall
LONDON: You don’t have to go too far to find Indian flavour in Britain’s general elections.
Chris Bayly, historian of 19th century India, passes away
LONDON: Christopher Alan Bayly, one of the foremost historians of nineteenth century India and a member of the influential Cambridge school of historiography, suffered a heart attack in Chicago and passed away on Monday aged 70.
Minister to review pending NRI complaints
CHANDIGARH: Punjab NRI affairs minister Tota Singh will review the status report submitted by various departments and district administrations regarding complaints submitted by non-resident Indians (NRIs) during “sangat darshans” held in December last year.
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