NRI News

British Sikh loses ‘tragic’ case against millionaire sons

Thursday, 10/04/2014

LONDON: In a case described as ‘tragic’ and involving Sikh family traditions, the high court here has dismissed the claim of a 87-year-old Indian-origin businessman against his two sons for a one-third share in property that includes a string of hotels in London.



UK minister blames Press for fewer Indian students

Thursday, 10/04/2014

As UK education authorities ponder over the stunning decline in university applications from Indian students, a British minister has come to a conclusion that the blame lies with India’s “lively” press. “India has a very lively press…its press coverage has been surprisingly negative”, Education Minister David Willetts said in a recent interview to a magazine.



UK changes work law on turbans for Sikhs

Wednesday, 09/04/2014

LONDON: Amid calls by a section of the Sikh community to boycott the official Baisakhi celebrations in protest against Britain’s role in the build-up to the 1984 Operation Bluestar, UK prime minister David Cameron has announced a major relaxation in rules on wearing turbans at workplaces.



British Sikhs fined over attack on fellow Sikh

Wednesday, 09/04/2014

London : A British court has fined three Sikhs who launched a ferocious attack on a fellow Sikh after he criticised their gurdwara on Facebook.



Two Indian-origin doctors drown off Spain coast

Tuesday, 08/04/2014

LONDON: An Indian-origin British doctor and one of her relatives drowned while trying to rescue two children off the Tenerife coast in Spain.



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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Sonia, Rahul to visit state on April 24

Thursday, 17/04/2014

Chandigarh : To boost the morale of the Congress candidates and give a fillip to the party’s campaign in Punjab, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi would campaign for them on April 24 and 25.



Oberoi gets Sikh of Year award in UK

Friday, 18/04/2014

Patiala : Sikh philanthropist Surinder Pal Singh Oberoi has joined the club of eminent Sikhs who have got ‘Sikh of the year’ award at the House of Lords, London. The Sikh International Forum (TSIF) has given Oberoi this award for the year 2013.