Diaspora

USA Sikh Children Get Leadership Lessons at a Summer camp

WASHINGTON: Over 105 Sikh youth were given leadership training based on Guru Nanak’s principles of meaningful life at a week-long camp held in Maryland, USA.

UK-based Indian businessman sues wife over son from another man

NEW DELHI: A ruling by a British judge has revealed that an Indian origin man, the son of a London-based arms dealer, is suing his estranged wife after learning that he is not the father of their eight-year-old son.

Indian gets prison sentence in conspiracy to smuggle people to US

NEW YORK:  An Indian citizen has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his role in a conspiracy to smuggle people into the US through Thailand.

UAE-based Indian expat's savings blocked after wife's death

DUBAI: A Dubai-based Indian expat's savings worth 1 million dirhams ($272,242) had been blocked following his wife death as the couple had joint accounts with various banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the media reported on Thursday.

46 people hospitalised in carbon monoxide leak at Canada hotel

OTTAWA:  Forty-six people have been rushed to hospital, including 15 in critical condition, following a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Canada, local authorities said Tuesday.

Sikh Religious Society organizes its Second Annual "Sarbat Da Bhala" Run

PALATINE,IL: Sikh Religious Society organized its second annual 3.2 km Run/Walk on June 30, 2019 in Palatine, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.  The theme of the run was “Sarbat Da Bhala" (Well-being for All). More than 200 participants of all ages including the neighborhood residents and their families took part.  State of Illinois Senator Ann Gillespie, who represents the people of this neighborhood in 27th Senate District, was the honored guest and kicked off the run. The Run/Walk was for well-being, health, peace, love and tolerance.

Sukhjot Kaur Samra earns laurels for Punjabi community in Canada

JALANDHAR: A true talent is not reliant on formal introductions instead it is very much capable of forming its own identity among society. Accomplished individuals are not formed by a procedure; they are born with such in-built qualities. In the light of their skill, knowledge and qualities they undergo much of their lifespan with distinction and numerous destinations are achieved along the way with unparalleled levels of success.

Canadian Flag made from pearls by Punjabi gets applaud for his unique idea

TORONTO:  Punjabis are known for their bravery in almost all fields but now the Canadian Flag made from pearls on the eve of 152nd day celebrations of Canada on July 1, has become talk on the foreign land and applauded by all the Canadians.

Second-hand drinking as bad as second-hand smoke

NEW YORK: Just like second-hand smoking, society needs to combat the second-hand effects of drinking as millions of people are suffering alcohol's harm because of someone else's drinking, warn a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.

Women's agricultural labour cause of malnutrition in rural India

LONDON: In order to improve women's lives and household nutrition and health outcomes in rural India, policies need to be context-specific, taking into consideration factors such as caste and location, says new research led by an Indian-origin scientist from University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England.

Hyderabad man killed in San Francisco accident

SAN FRANCISCO: A Hyderabad man and another person was killed in road accident in the US city of San Francisco, police said.

South Korea featured country in 12th Asian Festival

INDIANAPOLIS: The 12th Annual Asian Fest, presented by Asian American Alliance, was filled with new discoveries, flavors, sights and sound from Asia, at the Indiana State Museum/White River State Park here on Sunday. According to Rupal Thanawala, Board President, Asian American Alliance "every year, Asian Festival spotlights onE Asian country." 

Connecting and empowering Asian Business community, a role model

INDIANAPOLIS: The first Asian American Business Networking  Event was held at Ginger Event Center, 2160 W , 86th Street Indianapolis here on Wednesday. This was a selective private event by invite only.  Nearly 50 businessmen from different fields, professionals attended the event.

4 Indian-American family members found dead inside house

WASHINGTON:  Four members of an Indian-American family were dead with gunshot wounds inside a house in the US state of Iowa, authorities said.

Harvinder Singh Phoolka, A human Rights Lawyer from India, Honored in Washington

WASHINGTON: Harwinder Singh Phoolka, who has been fighting a legal battle for the Sikh victims of November 1984 organized massacres, was honored by the Washington Sikhs. 

Expats in UAE gear up for India-Pakistan WC match

DUBAI: Indian expats in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are gearing up for the World Cup clash between India and Pakistan in Manchester on Sunday, with some hoping that the match doesn't get washed away by the rain, the media reported on Saturday.

Expats in UAE gear up for India-Pakistan WC match

DUBAI:  Indian expats in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are gearing up for the World Cup clash between India and Pakistan in Manchester on Sunday, with some hoping that the match doesn't get washed away by the rain, the media reported on Saturday.

Indian on trial for molesting 7-year-old girl in Dubai

DUBAI: A 36-year-old Indian man accused of groping a seven-year-old girl here has denied a molestation charge at the Dubai Court of First Instance.

Indian expat student collects 15,000kg paper waste in Dubai

DUBAI:  An eight-year-old Indian expat student has collected nearly 15,000 kg of paper waste in Dubai as part of the Emirates Environmental Group's nationwide recycling campaign.

12 Indians among 17 killed in Dubai accident

DUBAI: At least 12 Indians were among the 17 people killed in a horrific bus crash in which a tourist bus coming from Oman rammed into a signboard in Dubai, the Consulate General of India (CGI) said here on Friday.

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