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US gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs image

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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WASHINGTON: Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into USD 5 million to improve the image of the community in America.

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Afghan Sikh stowaways claim asylum in UK

Wednesday, 20/07/2014

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LONDON: The group of 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways found in a container in Essex on a ship that arrived from Belgium on Saturday have claimed asylum in Britain, while the police on Tuesday identified one member of the group who died as Meet Singh Kapoor, 40.

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US man arrested for mowing down Sikh

Wednesday, 20/07/2014

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NEW YORK: A 55-year-old man has been arrested here on the charges of calling a Sikh man a ‘terrorist’ and mowing him down with his pick-up truck, in an apparent hate crime.

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New Yorker held for mowing down Sikh

Wednesday, 20/07/2014

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New York : A 55-year-old man has been arrested on charges that he called a Sikh man a "terrorist" and mowing him down with his pick-up truck, in an apparent hate crime.

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Indian-origin wins US grant

Wednesday, 20/07/2014

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Washington: A high-risk brain research by Indian-origin biophysicist Partha Mitra from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York has won a crucial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Jobless youths in border villages get rickshaws

Tuesday, 19/07/2014

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Ferozepur : In a first-of-its-kind initiative, more than 150 jobless youths in border villages have been given eco-friendly rickshaws. Besides, soft loans have been sanctioned to another 100 youths from “non-banking villages” in the district.

 

NRI NEWS

Top honour for Indian in South Africa

Thursday, 21/07/2014

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Johannesburg : Indian-origin South African academic Leila Patel has been named the African country’s one of the top women researchers in the annual Women in Science Awards hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology here.