US varsity names building after Punjabi scientist
Chandigarh : The University of California, Davis, in the US has dedicated one of its buildings to Gurdev Khush, a renowned agricultural scientist.
EUROPE’S OLDEST MAN DIES AT 111
LONDON: Nazar Singh, who lived through two world wars, India’s independence and Partition, and witnessed the tenures of several prime ministers in India and Britain, has died aged 111 during a visit to India, his family announced on Monday.
British royals deny helping Lalit Modi
London : Tainted former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi invoked the names of British royalty, including Prince Charles and his brother Andrew, while seeking his travel papers from the UK Home Office, according to a media report on Sunday.
NRI Sabha without head since March
FAILS TO CARRY OUT ROUTINE WORK; THERE IS NO ONE TO MONITOR ITS EMPLOYEES; DELAY IN CONDUCTING POLLS AS CONTENDERS IN NO MOOD TO HOLD ELECTION
Canadian agency to help build Sikh brand online
Amritsar : Launched with an aim to spread awareness about Sikhism in the USA, the National Sikh Campaign (NSC) has hired Canada-based Skyrocket Digital to have a premier website for Sikhism and “develop Sikh brand online”.
PUNJAB-BORN STEVE RAI IS VANCOUVER POLICE DY CHIEF
OTTAWA: India-born Steve Rai has been appointed the new deputy chief of the Canada’s Vancouver Police department, according to a media report.
Vaz re-elected UK house panel chair
LONDON: Recent revelations in the British press about senior Labour MP Keith Vaz’s role in the Lalit Modi-Sushwa Swaraj row failed to affect his political profile as he was elected chairman of the powerful Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons on Thursday.
2 Indian soldiers suffer fractures in UK accident
LONDON: Atleast 20 Indian and British soldiers participating in joint exercises called Ajeya Warrior and Wessex Storm in the Salisbury plains in southwest England were injured — two Indians seriously — in a collision between troop-carrying lorries on Wednesday.
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