NRI News

Indian­origin store owner killed outside home in US

Sunday, 05/03/2017

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An Indian-origin owner of a convenience store was killed outside his house at Lancaster County in South Carolina on Thursday night, triggering fears of another hate crime after the murder of an Indian aviation engineer in Kansas last week.

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Indian-origin girl racially abused in US

Saturday, 04/03/2017

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African-American man is seen abusing the girl, saying words like “Freedom of speech” and “Black Power.”

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Indo-Americans should unite in face of hate crimes: Sikh body

Monday, 27/02/2017

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WASHINGTON: The US-based Sikhs Political Action Committee (SikhsPAC) chief has condemned the shooting incident that resulted in the death of an Indian engineer in Kansas, saying there is a need for Indo-Americans to unite.

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Indo-Canadian gang member’s killing shows a rising trend

Friday, 24/02/2017

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TORONTO: The murder of a 23-yearold Indo-Canadian this week in the town of Abbotsford, a suburb of Vancouver, is the latest violent incident marking what has been described as the Townline Hill “conflict”, a result of an ongoing confrontation between rival Indo-Canadian gangs.

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US immigration policy to hit 4.50 lakh Indian ‘immigrants’

Friday, 24/02/2017

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Washington: A South-Asian rights group has opposed the Trump administration’s immigration plans, claiming that over 450,000 illegal Indian immigrants who are living in the US could be targeted by authorities. The group said the ‘undocumented’ Indian population is the fourth such largest in the US after Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala.

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India­based ‘contract cheating’ hits UK varsities

Wednesday, 22/02/2017

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LONDON: The quality of degrees from British universities is being undermined by a large number of online “essay mills” and India-based “contract cheating” that enables students to acquire assignments – from essays to PhD dissertations – for a fee, officials and academics say.

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UK gurdwara to remove screens separating disabled worshippers

Wednesday, 22/02/2017

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LONDON: A gurdwara in the UK which had put screens to separate disabled people and other worshippers have agreed to remove the partition, in a first of its kind case that could impact practices at gurdwaras across the country. Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara in Wolverhampton had been accused of discrimination as disabled worshippers were segregated from the main prayer congregation as they could not observe the custom of sitting cross-legged on the floor.

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How Indian immigrants in Canada were not allowed to vote for 40 yrs

Wednesday, 22/02/2017

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A NEW EXHIBITION LOOKS AT A DARKER PART OF CANADA’S HISTORY WHEN FOR 40 YEARS, INDO-CANADIANS WERE DENIED THE RIGHT TO VOTE.

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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

‘Will sell surplus power to Pakistan and Nepal’

Sunday, 23/04/2017

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Kapurthala : Power and Irrigation Minister Punjab Rana Gurjeet Singh on Saturday reiterated that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government will fulfill its commitment of providing cheap power to the people besides waiving off the farmers’ loan.

 

NRI NEWS

Sikh lawyer gets British honour for services to faith communities

Wednesday, 26/04/2017

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LONDON: Jasvir Singh, a young London-based barrister engaged in inter-faith communication and other social activities, has received one of Britain’s highest civilian honours, the Order of the British Empire (OBE), at an investiture ceremony at the Buckingham Palace here.