British Sikh loses ‘tragic’ case against millionaire sons
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
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
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
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
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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