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Amit Shah, Dhindsa, Capt Amarinder, Sukhbir Badal congratulate Ghoman Property Group

INDIANAPOLIS: Ghoman Property Group's new venture Delta Hotels Marriott was formally inaugurated on Saturday at 5360 Fortune West Indianapolis Airport Area here amidst Sikh prayers, led by Head Granti Pritam Singh of Gurdwara Sikh Satsang, Acton Road, Indianapolis.

Mayor Hogsett proclaims Nov 1 as 'Jathedar Tara Singh Day' in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS: City of Indianapolis on Friday night honored Jathedar Tara Singh, member of the Executive Committee of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) at a  function function organised by Sikh community at the residence of Baldev Singh Sallan here.

Young and Cardin introduce Resolution Honoring Sikh Community

INDIANAPOLIS/WASHINTON: U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today introduced the first Senate resolution honoring Sikh Americans. The resolution works to further diversity and afford all Americans the opportunity to better understand, recognize, and appreciate the rich history and shared experiences of Sikhs.

1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial' in US removed after India protests

NORWICH (Connecticut, US): About three months after a e1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial to the Sikhs victims of the 1984 riots in India was installed at Otis Library here, the memorial was removed in the part following request from the Indian government.

First Time Ever in US History, the US Senate session Starts with a Sikh Prayer

WASHINGTON DC: With the Collaborative efforts of American Sikh Caucus Committee (ASCC) and Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC), US Senate and House of Representatives introduce resolutions to declare the 550thBirth Anniversary of Guru Nanak as “World Equality Day”

Indian doctor to head oncology dept in cleveland clinic (LEAD)

NEW DELHI:Jame Abraham on Tuesday was inducted as the head of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Department at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, US.

US announces sanctions on Gupta brothers of South Africa

WASHINGTON:The US Department of Treasury on Thursday announced it had imposed sanctions on the high-profile Gupta brothers - Ajay, Atul and Rajesh - of South Africa and their associate Salim Essa for corruption.

Indian girl flew to Abu Dhabi 'for love'

ABU DHABI: A 19-year-old Delhi-based Christian girl who flew to Abu Dhabi earlier this month and embraced Islam, has rubbished reports that she has been abducted and coerced into joining a terrorist group, adding that she came to the UAE for love.

Houston's first Sikh Deputy shot dead

HOUSTON: Sandeep Dhaliwal, the first Sikh Deputy in Houston's Harris County Sheriff's Department, was shot dead multiple times in the head from behind during a mid-day traffic stop, authorities said.

Indian-origin man jailed for robbery in Singapore

SINGAPORE: An Indian-origin man in Singapore has been sentenced to 11 and a half years after being convicted of robbery at a petrol station in 2017 and admitting to drug consumption and possession, the media reported on Friday.

Indy Festival of Faiths: Embracing Religious Diversity

INDIANAPOLIS: The 7th Annual Indy Festival of Faiths was a 'sangam' (confluence)  of many cultures and religious traditions. Organized by Center for Interfaith Cooperation at Veterans Memorial Plaza, Downtown, Indianapolis, the Religious Diversity festival attracted a large number of visitors and participants from all major religions of the world and interfaith communities.

UAE to deport Indian worker held for stealing mangoes

DUBAI:  A United Arab Emirates (UAE) court has ordered the deportation of an Indian airport worker who was held for stealing two mangoes from the baggage of a passenger last year, a media report said.

SSGD-Bollywood Beats introduce "authentic Garba" dance in Indianapoli

NDIANAPOLIS: Garba folk dance of India has made its mark in Indianapolis. A Grade-1 course was conducted by world's largest authentic  Garba Dance School, known as the Soni's School of Garba Dance. SSGD director Suhrad Soni said it was "our maiden appearance in Indianapolis and other cities of Indiana. It was on the invitation of Bollywood Beats (owned by Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti)."

Even Americans would rather drive cars themselves: Study

NEW YORK: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, from Washington University have revealed that people in the US would rather drive themselves than have an autonomous vehicle drive them.

3 of an Indian family killed in Oman crash

DUBAI: Three members of a Dubai-based Indian family, including an eight-month-old baby, were killed in a road accident in Oman, the Consulate General of India in Dubai has confirmed.

Indian worker at Dubai airport held for stealing mangoes

DUBAI: An Indian man working at the Dubai International Airport faced a trial at the Court of First Instance for stealing two mangoes from the baggage of a traveller.

200 unpaid Indian workers in UAE to get wages

DUBAI: Some 200 unpaid Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who have been surviving for months without basic facilities, were set to receive their wages soon, it was reported on Tuesday.

UN chief appoints new coordinator for multilingualism

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appointed Movses Abelian of Armenia the new coordinator for multilingualism.

Indian-origin man jailed in Singapore for sexual assault

SINGAPORE:An Indian-origin homeless man in Singapore has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman.

‘Indien Fest- Unity in Diversity’ held at Rossmarkt, Frankfurt

CHANDIGARH: In what was a resounding success, the Consulate General of India in Frankfurt, along with Indian Associations representing different Indian states, organised a huge cultural extravaganza, the ‘Indien Fest-Unity in Diversity’. Held at the central location of Rossmarkt and Rathenauplatz in Frankfurt, the Fest saw participation from nearly 20,000 people including members of the Indian community as well as local Germans and expats. 

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