Visa on Arrival for Norway nationals soon: President Pranab
Oslo : India and Norway on Tuesday signed over a dozen pacts to step up cooperation in defence, science and technology, education and other sectors, as President Pranab Mukherjee invited Norwegian companies to join the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the new government.
British Columbia Premier offers jobs to Punjabis
Chandigarh : British Columbia (Canada) Premier Christy Clark today offered to provide thousands of jobs to Punjabis in her state, provided they acquired the required skills to handle the task.
UK culture secretary to visit India
London: British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Sajid Javid, will visit India from October 13 to 16 seeking to “develop a stronger, wider and deeper partnership with India”.
Indian-American activist wins prestigious US food award
Washington : Indian-American food justice activist Navina Khanna is one of the five winners of the prestigious James Beard Foundation Leadership awards for 2014, considered North America’s highest honour for food and beverage professionals.
UK minister to announce major drive to attract Indian students
The UK is set to announce 396 new scholarships in a bid to attract Indian students to British universities after the strict visa norms made it difficult for them to stay and work after completing their degrees.
Indian-origin exec gifts $401,000 to London university
LONDON: A new centre dedicated to graduate entrepreneurship at London South Bank University has been opened after receiving a £250,000 ($401,875) gift from London-based Indian-origin entrepreneur Rami Ranger.
Fugitive for 17 years, Punjabi-origin man found guilty of murder in UK
LONDON: A Punjabi-origin man who murdered another Punjabi in Hayes, west London, in 1996, lived a comfortable life in India and evaded arrest for 17 years, has been found guilty of murder and faces a long sentence in jail.
Family from UK gives financial aid to PFA for upgrade of animal shelter
LUDHIANA: A foreign-based animal lover family came from United Kingdom (UK) at People for Animals (PFA) shelter at Khwake on Rahon Road in Ludhiana and financially helped the shelter to improve environment for birds and animals, on Monday.
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