NRI News

NRI jockey aims big in Poland

Monday, 25/08/2014

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Warsaw: An Indian-origin woman jockey will make her debut in a race in Poland’s Sluzewiec horse race track.

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Sikhs denied helmet exemption in Canada province

Friday, 22/08/2014

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TORONTO: Sikhs would not be exempted from wearing helmets while riding motorcycles in Canada’s east-central Ontario province, premier Kathleen Wynne has said, citing safety reasons.

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US gurdwaras join hands to improve Sikhs’ image

Friday, 22/08/2014

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WASHINGTON: Amid increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into $5 million (around ` 30 crore) to improve the community’s image in America.

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US gurdwaras back drive

Friday, 22/08/2014

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Washington : Over 100 representatives from gurdwaras across the US have pledged support for the National Sikh Campaign's (NSC) plan to engage top US political operatives and media firms for presenting the community positively.

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Canadian province refuses helmet exemption to Sikhs

Friday, 22/08/2014

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Toronto : Sikhs would not be exempted from wearing helmets while riding motorcycles in Canada's east-central Ontario province, Premier Kathleen Wynne has said citing safety reasons.

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Sangrur MP takes up Punjabi students’ cause with UK official

Friday, 22/08/2014

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Sangrur : British Deputy High Commissioner David Lelliott met Aam Aadmi Party MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann today. They held discussion on problems being faced by Punjabi students in England, Punjabis living in England illegally and the drug-menace.

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US gurdwaras to launch drive to improve image of Sikhs

Friday, 22/08/2014

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Washington: Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into $5 million to improve the image of the community in America.

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No helmet exemption for Canadian Sikhs

Friday, 22/08/2014

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Toronto: Sikhs would not be exempted from wearing helmets while riding motorcycles in Canada’s east-central Ontario province, Premier Kathleen Wynne has said citing safety reasons.

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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Punjab bags first prize as ‘most progressive state for tourism’

Thursday, 18/09/2014

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Chandigarh: Adding yet another feather to its cap, Punjab on Wednesday bagged the coveted ‘Most Progressive State for Tourism’ Award. Union Minister for Tourism and Culture Shripad Yesso Naik conferred the Award to Punjab Minister for Tourism and Cultural Affairs Sohan Singh Thandal, in New Delhi.

 

NRI NEWS

Another shock for relatives of Adampur youth killed in Doha - Embassy officials send another man’s body

Thursday, 18/09/2014

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Indian Embassy officials in Doha (Qatar) reportedly sent the body of another man to the family of 24-year-old Harjeet Singh today. Harjeet was killed in Doha recently. The victim’s kin found that the body was not of Harpreet, when they opened the coffin to cremate him at his native place Mohalla Sagran. The shocked family members then met Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner KK Yadav.