Diaspora

Hindus laud efforts to bring yoga into New Jersey schools

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Nationally recognized Rowan University (RU), a public research university in Glassboro (New Jersey), organized a symposium on March 24 regarding effectively bringing yoga based movement to schools.

Australian mission expresses regret over attack on Indian

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Australian High Commission here on Monday expressed regret over an attack on an Indian national in the state of Tasmania this weekend.

Feeling Trump effect here, says Indian attacked in Australia

Punjab News Express
MELBOURNE  : An Indian man, who was assaulted by a group of teenagers at a restaurant in Australia's Hobart city, has said the racial mood is changing in the country and assaults, ethinc slurs are becoming more common.

Pakistani family pardons Indians for murder in UAE

Punjab News Express
ABU DHABI : The family of a Pakistani man, allegedly murdered by 10 Indians in Abu Dhabi in 2015, has pardoned the convicts facing death sentence.

New York’s Hicksville Public Schools to close for Diwali holiday

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by Hicksville Union Free School District (HUFSD) in New York State on its School Calendar for 2017-2018, thus closing schools and offices on October 19.

Diwali declared holiday in New York’s Herricks Public Schools

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by Herricks Union Free School District (HUFSD) in New York State on its School Calendar for 2017-2018.

Indian woman, son found murdered in US

Punjab News Express
VIJAYAWADA : An Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, according to the family in Andhra Pradesh.

34 Indian scientists to meet Nobel laureates in Germany

Punjab News Express
KOLKATA : As many as 34 young Indian scientists have been invited for the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany from June 25 to 30, it was announced on Wednesday.

Five women in UK seek justice for slain kin in Goa

Punjab News Express
PANAJI : Even as a debate rages in Goa over the safety of foreign tourists, especially after the rape and murder of Irish tourist Danielle McLaughin, five women met over coffee in Glouchestershire county in the UK to fight for justice for their kin they have lost in the Indian state over the years.

SASA Holi celebrated in Butler University for the first time

Punjab News Express
INDIANAPOLIS : Spearheaded by Avni Johnson, South Asian Students Association Butler University celebrated with enthusiasm SASA Holi 2017 at 704, W Hampton Dr. Indianapolis. Despite cold weather, a large number of students from different countries and guests came out to be part of the Rang Barse Re... Holi celebration. 

Irish Parliament denies Hindu opening prayer request

NEVADA (USA) : Both the houses of Ireland Parliament (Oireachtas) in Dublin, Senate (Seanad Éireann) and House of Representatives (Dáil Éireann), have denied Hindu opening prayer request.

Hindus welcome Pittsburgh’s Presbyterian Church offering free yoga classes

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus have welcomed East Liberty Presbyterian Church (ELPC) in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), whose history goes back to 1819, for offering free yoga classes.

Bollywood Beats' Jashn presents a dazzling show

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: It was a celebration of Bollywood Dance. Jashn 2017 Annual Dance Showcase presented by Bollywood Beats Dance Troupe, founded by Heena and Jeeny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti enthralled the crowd which thronged the Indiana University- Prudue University Indianapolis Campus Center Thearter on Saturday night. It was organised and choreographed by Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti.

Yoga may help university students deal with stress

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : A faculty member of State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton “aims to prove yoga can help students battle the stresses of college life”, according to a University release.

Satinder Sartaaj and Shbana Azmi win awards

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
HOLLYWOOD, CA : The Black Prince bagged many awards and received entries in different festivals of North America. The lead actor Satinder Sartaaj who played as Maharajah Duleep Singh was the attraction of the day at Cinequest Film Festival concluded this weekend.

Harvard-Columbia researchers find yoga can reduce depression

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Columbia and Harvard researchers find yoga and controlled breathing reduce depressive symptoms, according to The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine which has published this study on March one.

Indian-American teenager wins top science prize

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Indian-American teenager, Indrani Das, won the top, $250,000 prize in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competition for her research on treating brain injuries and diseases.

1838 Indian Immigration Monument to be set up in Guyana

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS (US) : A Monument to recognize the arrival in British Guiana of immigrants from India is now happening at Palmyra, East Berbice in Administrative Region Number Six. 

Indian-American sworn-in as top US healthcare agency head

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Indian-American Seema Verma has been sworn-in as the head of a key healthcare agency in the Donald Trump administration.

Students who can learn in groups can do better than those individually

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: Cooperative (Collaborative) learning is more successful than those learning individually; Only 10 per cent of the big Indian population is provided education while in America efforts are to educate every one and though all Holy Hindu scripts are written in Sanskrit but now it is not a language to communicate among people.

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