NRI News

Costa Concordia: Italian divers hunt for Indian waiter’s body

Thursday, 17/07/2014

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LONDON: After refloating the wrecked Costa Concordia following a marathon operation this week, Italian authorities have pledged to find of Russel Rebello, an Indian waiter who worked on the luxury liner that ran aground of the Italian coast in January 2012, killing 32 people.

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Punjabi-origin man jailed in UK for kidnapping

Thursday, 17/07/2014

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LONDON: Kulvinder Singh Uppal, who was described as the lynchpin of a gang that brought a woman from India on the pretext of a job in the UK and then forced her into sex for money, has been jailed for five years after he was extradited from India.

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NRI Sabha demands action against illegal travel agents

Thursday, 17/07/2014

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Jalandhar : “It was a nightmare, when the militants of Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria (ISIS) fired bullets on the other side of a tin wall while we were working. We were left fending for ourselves while the terror of such days still haunt us,” said Gurmukh Singh, who returned home from Baghdad in Iraq a few days ago.

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PUNJABI-ORIGIN CANADIAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING WIFE

Wednesday, 16/07/2014

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TORONTO: A Punjabi-origin Canadian man is facing charges of aggravated assault on his wife in Canada, the media reported. Baldev Singh Kalsi, 66, president of the Brookside gurdwara in Surrey city in western Canada’s British Columbia province, was arrested after his wife was found in severe medical distress at their home on Sunday, the Global News reported on Monday.

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US Congressman hailed for proposing anti-bullying law

Wednesday, 16/07/2014

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Sacramento (California) : The American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) today hailed Congressman Mike Honda for proposing an anti-bullying law to check harassment of minorities, especially Sikh students in US schools. The AGPC said such a law would protect students and check bullying.

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Budget gets Modi stamp, but Oppn asks where are achhe din

Wednesday, 09/07/2014

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NEW DELHI: When minister DV Sadananda Gowda stood up in the Lok Sabha to present his maiden railway budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stamp was hard to miss.

 

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Last surviving crew in US bombing of Hiroshima dies

Thursday, 31/07/2014

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New York : Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay plane that dropped the atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, has died at a retirement home in Georgia at age 93, media reports said.