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Wife charged with Sikh’s murder in New Zealand

Thursday, 21/08/2014

WELLINGTON: The wife of a Sikh man and her workmate have been charged with murdering him in New Zealand. Gurjinder Singh, 25, and Amandeep Kaur, 31, appeared in the Auckland high court on Wednesday to face the murder charge of 35-year-old Davinder Singh, New Zealand Herald reported.



US man charged with hate crime for attacking Sikh

Thursday, 21/08/2014

NEW YORK: A 55-year-old man has been charged with hate crime for calling a Sikh man ‘Osama’ and intentionally hitting him with pick-up truck and dragging his body along. He faces up to 25 years in prison, if convicted.



US gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs image

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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



Afghan Sikh stowaways claim asylum in UK

Wednesday, 20/08/2014

LONDON: The group of 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways found in a container in Essex on a ship that arrived from Belgium on Saturday have claimed asylum in Britain, while the police on Tuesday identified one member of the group who died as Meet Singh Kapoor, 40.



US man arrested for mowing down Sikh

Wednesday, 20/08/2014

NEW YORK: A 55-year-old man has been arrested here on the charges of calling a Sikh man a ‘terrorist’ and mowing him down with his pick-up truck, in an apparent hate crime.



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Jaitley in ‘rape’ remark row

Saturday, 23/08/2014

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday at the centre of a row over his “small rape incident” remark with attack being mounted on him from various quarters even as he said he had not referred to any particular case and that he had no intention of trivialising any crime.



Another Punjabi youth shot in Manila

Tuesday, 26/08/2014

Jagraon : Yet another Punjabi youth was allegedly shot dead in Manila, capital of the Philippines. The victim has been identified as Harminder Singh Sidhu of Kaunke Kalan village near Jagraon. Harminder was the only son of his parents and the sole breadwinner of the family.