Thursday, 25 July 2024

Diaspora

Guterres expresses 'appreciation' for India's contributions amid signs Indian UN staffer killed in Israel attack in Gaza (3rd Lead)
APOLOGIES

Guterres expresses 'appreciation' for India's contributions amid signs Indian UN staffer killed in Israel attack in Gaza (3rd Lead)

UNITED NATIONS: Expressing appreciation for India's contribution to the UN, Secretary General Antonio Guterres sends his "apologies" and "condolences" to the nation over the death of soldier-turned-UN staffer Waibhav Anil Kale in an attack in Gaza, his spokesperson Farhan Haq said on Tuesday.

BJP's US friends support its election efforts with prayers, calls to India to boost voter turnout
SUPPORT

BJP's US friends support its election efforts with prayers, calls to India to boost voter turnout

DALLAS: As people of Indian descent in the US who are shut out from voting observe India's parliamentary elections with interest, supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been working to mobilise voter turnout back home and direct it to the party that aligns with their ideology -- while invoking divine blessings.

World Sikh Parliament actively working on ensuring safety of Sikhs Worldwide
Sikh Identity

World Sikh Parliament actively working on ensuring safety of Sikhs Worldwide

WASHINGTON: In a pivotal meeting held by delegates from the World Sikh Parliament (WSP), including representatives from the United Nations (UN) and the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Council, the unwavering commitment to safeguarding the welfare of Sikhs globally was underscored.

After Nijjar's killing, FBI warned Sikhs in US about death threats
Death Threats

After Nijjar's killing, FBI warned Sikhs in US about death threats

WASHINGTON: After Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar was shot dead outside a Gurdwara in British Columbia, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents visited several Sikh leaders and warned them that their lives were also at risk, as per a report in The Intercept.

Sikh family allegedly ran operation to defraud Royal Mail of 70mn pounds
Fraud

Sikh family allegedly ran operation to defraud Royal Mail of 70mn pounds

LONDON: A Sikh family in central London pocketed millions of pounds by helping to run a decade-long operation to defraud the Royal Mail of 70 million pounds, a court has heard.

Court ruling allows Sikhs in Queensland to carry Kirpan in schools
Sikh Identity

Court ruling allows Sikhs in Queensland to carry Kirpan in schools

MELBOURNE: The Supreme Court in Australia's Queensland state has overturned a law banning Sikh religious dagger (Kirpan) on school grounds calling it "unconstitutional".

Indians in Germany hold peaceful protest calling for baby Ariha's repatriation
Child Abuse

Indians in Germany hold peaceful protest calling for baby Ariha's repatriation

NEW DELHI: Braving heavy rain, the Indian community in Frankfurt held a peaceful protest urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save a two-year-old Indian child who has been living in foster care in Berlin for over 20 months.

World Bank's Ajay Banga named in Carnegie's 2023 'Great Immigrants' list
Honour

World Bank's Ajay Banga named in Carnegie's 2023 'Great Immigrants' list

NEW YORK: World Bank President Ajay Banga has been named to this year's "Great Immigrants" list by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which honours contributions by immigrants to American life.

Punjabi Virsa 2023 a roaring success in Indianapolis
Diaspora

Punjabi Virsa 2023 a roaring success in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS: Punjabi Virsa 2023, presented by Five River Entertainment and Rajvir Entertainment, turned out to be a roaring show, coupled with dazzling individual as well as team performances, at Garfield Park here today.

UK's Coventry gets its 1st Indian-origin turban-wearing Lord Mayor
Sikh Identity

UK's Coventry gets its 1st Indian-origin turban-wearing Lord Mayor

LONDON: An Indian-origin Sikh councillor has made history after being appointed as the new Lord Mayor of Coventry, a city in the West Midlands, England.

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