NRI News

Immigration fraud : 19 suspects held in UK

Thursday, 23/01/2014

London : Nineteen people were arrested on Tuesday in a series of raids with regard to a suspected immigration scam. It is being suspected that Indians are brought to the UK as Sikh religious preachers, who later disappear.



NRIs seek visas for political refugees

Wednesday, 22/01/2014

New Delhi: Members of the North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) based in United States today met Union Overseas Minister Vayalar Ravi and raised the matter of issuance of Indian visas and passports to those who had sought political asylum in the US.



Canadian varsity signs pact with Lovely University - Two LPU students to go to Fraser Valley as part of an exchange programme

Sunday, 19/01/2014

Jalandhar: Canada’s University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and Lovely Professional University (LPU) have entered an academic collaboration. The collaboration between two universities will focus on different areas of common interest.



US could have handled Khobragade affair better: NYT

Friday, 17/01/2014

Washington: As India and the US work to ease tensions after a bitter month long diplomatic spat, an influential US daily has suggested that the damage “to India-America relations is unlikely to dissipate soon.” Tensions between the two countries “have eased” with the return home of Devyani Khobragade, India’s then deputy consul general in New York, whose arrest and strip search over charges of visa fraud and mistreating her domestic worker, sparked the row, the New York Times noted.



MP of Winnipeg Kevin visits GNDU

Thursday, 16/01/2014

Amritsar : Canada Winnipeg (North) Member of Parliament Kevin Lamoureux interacted with the students of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) here, on Wednesday, in the Guru Nanak Bhawan Auditorium of the university.



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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

EC seeks CD of Badal’s speech seeking funds

Tuesday, 15/04/2014

Chandigarh : In a significant development, the Election Commission (EC) has sought from the Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) a recorded CD of the meeting in Jalandhar on Thursday wherein Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had reportedly asked industrialists to fund SAD-BJP candidate Pawan Kumar Tinu's campaign.



NRI jailed for life for cold-blooded murder of Nawanshahr wife

Tuesday, 15/04/2014

Cold and calculated murder of a young bride from Nawanshahr has resulted in her NRI husband being jailed for life by a British court.