US returns three stolen sandstone sculptures
New York : Three stolen antique sculptures valued at over $1.5 million have been returned to India by the US in an ‘excellent’ display of bilateral cooperation following a month-long row over the arrest and indictment of an Indian diplomat here.
Alberta Premier keen on economic ties with state govt
Amritsar : Canada’s Alberta Province Premier Alison Redford has said that her state is keen on strengthening economic ties with India, particularly Punjab, through industry-to-industry linkages, knowledge sharing and increased trade and investment.
CM strikes emotional chord, asks NRPs to bring young ones
Jalandhar : Striking an emotional chord with the Non-Resident Punjabis (NRPs) to stay connected with their roots, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday asked the NRPs to ensure that the young generation visits Punjab, lest it was too late.
Drop visa fraud charges against Devyani: India
New Delhi/Washington : Urging the US to drop charges of visa fraud against diplomat Devyani Khobragade, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that she was not guilty of any wrongdoing.
US court rejects Devyani’s plea
New York : In a major setback to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, a federal judge has rejected her plea to extend the January 13 deadline for a preliminary hearing on the visa fraud issue, the date by when she has to be charged.
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