US Sikhs raise $ 125,000 for national awareness campaign
Dallas (USA): The Sikhs in the US city of Denver have raised $ 125,000 for a national campaign to raise awareness about the community, taking the total amount raised so far to $ 575,000.
NRI sues New Jersey car dealer for not selling Merc over Taliban concern
NEW YORK: An Indian-American has sued a New Jersey car dealership for USD 1.26 million (over `8.4 crore), alleging it refused to sell him a swanky Mercedes Benz because a manager thought he came from a “high-risk area” and he might ship the vehicle to the Taliban.
Canada recognises Komagata Maru venue as site of historic significance
TORONTO: After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology in the House of Commons in May for the tragic 1914 Komagata Maru incident, Canada officially recognised its venue as a site of national historic significance.
Slain Sikh marine’s kin hurt by Trump remarks on Khans
LOS ANGELES: Voicing support for a fallen Pakistani-origin American soldier’s parents who had come under attack from US presidential candidate Donald Trump, the family of a slain Sikh marine has said it is “hurt” by his comment that amounts to playing “political games”.
UK family to return Jaipur monument tools
LONDON: Britain’s long engagement with India means many families have historical links across generations, holding memories and memorabilia about seminal events in the subcontinent – one such family will soon return an item linked with the ancient Jantar Mantar in Jaipur.
Oak Creek residents remember Sikh victims of mass shooting
WASHINGTON: Residents of Oak Creek, Indian Americans, members of the Sikh community and lawmakers on Saturday remembered the victims of the mass shooting by a white supremacist four years ago that claimed the lives of six Sikhs at a gurdwara in Wisconsin city.
Outcry over peerage for UK-Indian lawyer
LONDON: Amid charges of cronyism in British politics after former prime minister David Cameron recommended his aides for peerages and other honours, a row has erupted over Labour proposing a peerage for noted human rights lawyer Shami Chakrabarti.
American lawmakers bat for turbaned Sikh basketball players
WASHINGTON: Top US lawmakers, including an Indian-American Congressman are making a final push to urge the International Basketball Federation to change its policies that discriminates Sikh players over head gear or turbans.
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