NRI News

US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans

Saturday, 30/08/2014

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Washington: Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.

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NRI Commission takes note of Punjabis detained in Kuwait

Saturday, 30/08/2014

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Chandigarh: The Punjab State Commission for NRIs has taken a suo motu cognisance of news reports, highlighting the plight of 700 Punjabi youth detained by their employer in Kuwait.

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First human trafficking charges filed in NZ

Friday, 29/08/2014

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Wellington: Two men who allegedly helped 18 Indian nationals to deceive the authorities and enter New Zealand, appeared in court Thursday to face the country’s first human trafficking charges.

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Indian-origin faces visa fraud

Friday, 29/08/2014

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Washington: A 30-year-old Indian Americanbusinessman has been indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately USD 160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency.

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US-based NRI alleges land fraud worth `8.5 crore

Friday, 29/08/2014

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Kapurthala : “Five persons who belong to the land mafia being patronised by a senior political party leader in Phagwara are roaming freely and I have been living under their threats,” rued a US-based citizen Jatinder Singh, a resident of Phagwara while interacting with the media on Thursday.

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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Jaitley in ‘rape’ remark row

Saturday, 23/08/2014

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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.

 

NRI NEWS

UK plans to seize terror suspects’ passports

Saturday, 30/08/2014

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LONDON: David Cameron announced plans to introduce new powers to strip terror suspects of their passports to tackle a “greater and deeper threat to our security than we have known before”.