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Chain Singh Batth a retired  and first paramedic from the South Asian community

Volunteers are the backbone of every community. They put in countless volunteer hours to help and serve others without expecting anything in return. Long-time Richmond resident, a veteran paramedic and a proud member of the South Asian community, Chain Batth is one such individual. Born and raised in Village Bathlan in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab, Chain trained and served as a teacher before moving to England in 1962.......Read More

US Authorities Probing Claims of Confiscation of Turbans of Nearly 50 Sikh Migrants Along Mexican Border

US authorities are investigating claims of human rights activists that turbans of nearly 50 Sikh asylum seekers were confiscated after they were detained along the Mexican border, according to media reports.  According to human rights activists, nearly 50 Sikh migrants have had their religious headgear taken away by Border Patrol agents recently......Read More

Conservative Party voting for next UK PM delayed after GCHQ hacking alert

The race to become United Kingdom’s next Prime Minister was hit with an unexpected roadblock on Tuesday as the voting by the Conservative Party members had to be delayed. The decision was taken after reports from the GCHQ spy agency that cyber hackers were trying to change the ballots,.......Read More

Thousands of people gathered to attend the funeral of Puneet Nijjar, son of Jassi Nijjar, Who died in car accident

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British Sikh Windsor Castle intruder charged with treason

A 20-year-old British Sikh man found in the grounds of Queen Elizabeth II’s Windsor Castle on Christmas Day last year has been charged with treason offences on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Police said.......Read More

Recognition of Punjabi as a Canadian Language

Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) has been promoting Punjabi in Canada in general and BC in particular for more than 30 years. In this regard it has received considerable support from the community and well-wishers of Punjabi language and culture. As a result of these joint efforts Punjabi has now become the language of employment in a lot of Canadian cities. ....Read More

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Asa Johal Memorial Cup

It has been more than a year since our former chairman, prominent businessman, philanthropist and a community icon, Asa Singh Johal, left us for his heavenly abode. At India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas in Richmond, his family, friends, well-wishers, members of the Gurdwara management committee and congregation came to-gether earlier to pay tribute to Mr. Johal.......Read More

Banaras Hindu University signes MoU With Jain Education Institute

Banaras Hindu University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jain Education Institutes Support, a not-for-profit trust in New Delhi. As part of the MoU, BHU will receive a donation of ₹1.05 crores to set up the Bhagwan Shreyasnath Jain Study Fund.......Read More

Whistler double shooting victims identified as Meninder Dhaliwal and Satindera Gill

Two NRI men have been shot dead in Canada, A shootout as a result of a gang war in Canada's Vancouver left gangster Maninder Dhaliwal and friend Satinder Gill dead. The deceased belonged to the "Brothers Keepers" gang. The incident comes 10 days after an eerily similar killing of Ripudaman Singh Malik, who had been acquitted of charges of bombing an Air India plane.......Read More

Two Indians Brother, & NRI Charged In First-Ever Crypto Insider Trading Case

Ishan Wahi (32 and Nikhil Wahi (26) were staying in Seattle. Their friend Sameer Ramani (33) is a resident of Houston. They made over a million dollars in illicit profit. The three were charged with wire fraud conspiracy and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to commit insider trading in cryptocurrency assets. They used confidential information on which crypto assets were scheduled to be listed on Coinbase’s exchanges......Read More

NRI Sikh man dies in hospital after shooting in Toronto nightclub:

A 26-year-old NRI Sikh man died after he was critically injured in a nightclub shooting in Canada's Toronto.The man has been identified as Pardeep Brar and was residing at Brampton.Police said that a 24-year-old woman was also injured in the incident,......Read More

NRI Dave Chauhan, Richmond Police Chief Visits Gurdwara Nanak Niwas

It was a great honour for the Gurdwara Nanak Niwas (aka as #5 Road Gurdwara) Management to welcome newly appointed Chief Superintendent of the RCMP Richmond Detachment Dave Chauhan. Mr. Chauhan was accompanied by a number of his senior management team......Read More

Indian Ambassador to US and Navy officials from Ship INS Satpura honored Mahatma Gandhi in Honolulu Hawaii

India’s Ambassador to United States, his Excellency, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, draped Hawaiian leis and lit candles at Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Waikiki, Honolulu on Saturday July 9, 2022.  He was joined in making these traditional Hawaiian signs of respect by Indian Naval Attaché, Commodore Nirbhay Bapna...... Read More

India's Supreme court holds businessman Vijay Mallya
guilty of contempt

India's Supreme Court sentenced tycoon Vijay Mallya on Monday to four months in jail for refusing to disclose his assets after defaulting on a loan of 90 billion rupees ($1.13 billion) since the collapse of his defunct Kingfisher Airlines.....Read More

Rishi Sunak launches bid to be UK’s Prime Minister

NRI former Chancellor of the Exchequer in the British government Rishi Sunak on Friday formally launched his bid to become leader of the Conservative Party. If he succeeds, he will automatically become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He tweeted: “I’m standing to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and your prime minister.....Read More

220 Guru Granth Sahib 'saroops' to be airlifted to Australia

The ‘saroops’ of Guru Granth Sahib can solely be transported abroad by a chartered aircraft whereas observing the Sikh maryada (code of conduct). Following the Akal Takht’s instructions on this regard, the SGPC has accredited the demand for 220 ‘saroops’ by the ‘sangat’ of Guru Nanak Darbar, Victoria in Australia. Devotees have been requested to rearrange chartered flight for sending ‘saroops’ to Australia......Read More

Singapore hangs NRI Malaysian drug trafficker amid outcry over executions

Malaysian Kalwant Singh and Singaporean Norasharee Gous were hanged on Thursday morning and their families have collected their death certificates and belongings, anti-death penalty activist Kirsten Han said Singapore has defended its tough stance on drugs and retention of the death penalty, with minister K. Shanmugam saying he doesn’t have ‘any doubts’......Read More

Over 100 Sikh Security Guards Lose Jobs Under A Public Health Rule Mandating Them To Be Clean-shaven

Since April this year, more than 100 Sikh security guards stationed at various properties in Toronto have been laid off, relocated, or demoted to lower-ranking positions under a rule requiring them to be clean-shaven. According to city's public health regulation in light of COVID-19 outbreaks, security guards are required to wear N95 masks when they are working at city facilities.......Read More

3 charged with murder of NRI Child in UK

Ronan Kanda, 16, died at the scene after being attacked with a knife. A man and two boys have been charged with the murder of a ‘kind-hearted and loving’ teenager in Wolverhampton. Josiah Francis, 20, from Birmingham, and two 16-year-old boys – who cannot be named for legal reasons.........Read More

NRI man arrested in US for alleged USD 45 million investment fraud

A 50-year-old Neil Chandran tech entrepreneur has been arrested in the US for an alleged investment scheme that defrauded more than 10,000 victims of over USD 45 million and netted him several luxury cars and real estate.....Read More

NRI Young great psychological thriller, Salonia singh

Pepperdine university, Mailbu, Ca, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist She is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA. She received her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Pepperdine University....Read More

AAPI’s Historic 40th Convention Begins In San Antonio, TX ,Celebrating The Achievements of Indian American Physicians & Celebrating Unique Culture of India

The historic 40th annual convention organized by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) began at the world famous Riverwalk Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio in Texas.....Read More

Sikh body SGPC in coordination with Indian govt facilitate transfer of distressed Afghan minorities

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Thursday in coordination with the Indian World Forum and the Government of India commenced the transfer of distressed Afghan minorities – Hindus and Sikhs. A special flight comprising 11 Afghan Sikhs from Kabul to New Delhi was arranged which included Raqbir Singh who was injured in the Karte Parwan Gurdwara attack.....Read More

51 Migrants Die After Trailer Abandoned in San Antonio Heat

Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat. It was the deadliest tragedy to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico. The driver of the truck and two other people were arrested......Read More

Joe Biden Suspends Rules Limiting Immigrant Arrest, Deportation

The Biden administration has suspended an order that had focused resources for the arrest and deportation of immigrants on those considered a threat to public safety and national security. Many living in the country illegally will now be afraid to leave their homes out of concern they’ll be detained, even if they’re otherwise law......Read More

2 NRI Sikhs, Parm Gill And Prabhmeet Sarkaria Sworn
As Ministers In Ontario, Canada

Six Punjabis were elected to the Ontario provincial parliament on June 2. Among theme Two Sikhs were sworn as ministers in the new Cabinet of Ontario province in Canada on Friday.....Read More

NRI Sikh Man Gunned Down 'Execution-Style' Inside Parked Car in New York's Queens

Satnam Singh , 31-year-old Sikh man was fatally shot in New York in the South Ozone Park area on June 25. As per the NYPD, the incident happened on Saturday afternoon when Satnam Singh was sitting in a black Jeep Wrangler Sahara. He was approached by the attacker who suddenly started shooting.......Read More

Yoga Day 2022 Hawaii

Hawaii celebrated 4th International Yoga Day on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

The Gandhi International Institute for Peace celebrated its 4th annual Yoga Day event in Honolulu on June 21, 2022.  It was also streamed live online and was viewed worldwide. The program was co-hosted with the Still and Moving Center.  ........Read More

26-Year-Old Indian Software Engineer Nakka Sai Charan, From Telangana Shot Dead in Baltimore

An Indian software engineer was shot dead in his car by an unidentified shooter in the wee hours of Sunday, 19th June 2022, in the city of Baltimore in Maryland, a mid-Atlantic state on the East Coast of the US. Nakka Sai Charan, 26, from the Nalgonda region of Telangana, was reportedly driving back after dropping his friend off at the airport when he was shot in his car........Read More

Vancouver Students Visit Gurdwara Highway to Heaven in Richmond

The COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic has severely affected our lives. Most of the activities were either curtailed or put on hold for almost two years. This included visits by students and other groups to our world famous Highway to Heaven in Richmond. Finally, things are....Read More

Life of NRI Surinder Pal Singh Oberoi on silver screen

Bollywood filmmakers are obsessed on the charitable initiatives of billionaire philanthropist and Dubai-based NRI Surinder Pal Singh Oberoi, who donates 98 per cent of his earnings to make sure the downtrodden lead a good life. Mahesh Bhatt is directing a 2 hour 40 m.....Read More

NRI ‘guru' loses legal fight to strike out sexual assault allegations case in UK

A cult leader who practised an obscure branch of Hinduism and allegedly raped four female devotees has failed an attempt to have the case thrown out. Rajinder Kalia, 65, has been accused at the High Court of using ...Read More

NRI man jailed for stalking offences against 121 victims in UK

Vishaal Vijapura, 28 (05.10.93) of Shirley, Croydon, was sentenced at Croydon Crown Court on Tuesday, 14 June to two years and eight months' imprisonment. He also received a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for a term of five years. He previously pleaded guilty at the same court to seven counts of stalking involving fear......Read More

A 51-year-old NRI woman was sentenced to prison for duping a man on a matchmatching service

A Singapore court jailed a 51-year-old Indian-origin lady to seven months in prison on Tuesday for defrauding an Indian man and his father out of more than SGD 5,000 by impersonating a younger woman on a matchmaking website. Maliha Ramu created a bogus profile for a 25-year-old single woman named Keerthana on the Tamil Matrimony website.......Read More

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann seeks support from Canadian government To Nab Gangster Goldie Brar

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann has sought help from Canada to nab gangster Goldy Brar in the Sidhu Moosewala murder case. Mann said that the murder of singer Sidhu Musewala was planned in Punjab while sitting on Canadian soil and instructions were given to the killers from there. According to the Punjab government’s press release, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann held a meeting with Canada’s High Commissioner Cameron McKay..........Read More


Global Organization of People of Indian Origin - Connecticut Chapter (GOPIO-CT) has been participating in the Annual Hope in Motion Walk and Run Fundraiser to help cancer patients at the Stamford Hospital for the last 12 years.  Now in its 27th year, the Hope in Motion Walk event continues to raise the funds necessary to provide a broad range of supportive services at no........Read More

At AAPI’s Popular Women’s Forum “Trailblazing Titans To Share Their Tales”

“During the 40th annual convention in San Antonio, Texas, leading women leaders in pharmaceuticals, academic and private settings will inspire us with how they tackled the hurdles,” said Dr. Anupama Gotimukula, the only 4th Woman President of AAPI in the four decades-long history, a Woman Leader, who has made huge contributions to AAPI in her own unassuming manner,.......Read More

Dubai arrests 2 NRI Gupta brothers over South Africa over Zuma-era corruption

Dubai police said Tuesday they arrested two brothers from the Gupta family, wanted over allegedly looting state money with former South African President Jacob Zuma. The arrest of Atul and Rajesh Gupta, who had lived for years in the sheikhdom, was the latest major extradition arrest by authorities in the United Arab Emirates.......Read More

 Richmond Gurdwara Helping Ukrainians

It is a very tragic development when one country attacks another sovereign country without any valid reason or provocation. Since February 24 of this year, Ukraine and its citizens have been devastated by the attack on them by Russia. A lush green and thriving country is mostly in ruins now. This tragedy has attracted worldwide sympathy and support for Ukraine, its leadership and the people of Ukraine........Read More

Punjab, UK agree to tie up in agriculture, IT, food processing, higher education, sports, public transport

Punjab and the United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday agreed for further tie up in agriculture, Information and Technology (IT), food processing, higher education, sports, public transport (Electric buses), and biomass sectors. The decision was taken during a meeting between Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann with British High Commissioner Alex Ellis......Read More

UAE Gas Cylinder Blast: Explosion at a restaurant in UAE, one Indian and one Pakistani national killed

An Indian national and a Pakistani national were killed when a gas cylinder exploded at a restaurant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi earlier this week. 120 people were also injured in this blast, of which 106 were Indian citizens. The blast took place at a restaurant in Abu Dhabi.......Read More


This all happened at the emerging vibrant courtyard of cultures: The Global Village Welcome Center, on Saturday as several Asian organizations, 70 colorful displays with carefully prepared spreads of information, iconic cultural displays reflecting traditional insights, festive and fabulous Asian fashions, and the spirit......Read More

Hawaii’s 4th International Yoga Day Celebration
on Tuesday June 21, 2022

Yoga is a long-standing non-religious practice of Indian civilization and a gift to humanity. Yoga means union of lower self (instinctive mind) with higher self (divine) and universe. Yoga emphasizes physical fitness, non-stealing, non-attachment to material possessions, non-violence, truthfulness and discipline in daily routines and activities. Yoga along with Ayurveda is a way of life, and it can promote health and well-being......Read More

Indian Mangoes, a Symbol of Friendship Between India and the US: Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Indian mangoes have emerged as a sign of a healthy relationship between the country and the US, said Taranjit Singh Sandhu. India's ambassador to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, noted that the fruit has been produced in India for over 5,000 years and that the country produces more than 40% of the world's total mangoes, saying it showed the close relations between the world's oldest and largest democracies....Read More about Taranjit Singh Sandhu


Federation of Indian Associations commemorated the 75 years of Indian Independence and honored the Asia Heritage Month on 12 May 2022 at Rayburn Building, Capitol Hill Complex Washington D.C.FIA was recognized for the event in Congressional Record....Read More

US: Presidential commission votes to process all green card applications within six months

To be sent to the White House now for approval, the recommendations if adopted are likely to bring cheers to the hundreds and thousands of Indian Americans and those waiting, some for even for decades, for a Green Card. To be sent to the White House now for approval, recommendations of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians.....Read More

Metro Vancouver gas prices spike yet again, hitting $2.339 a litre Sunday

Gas prices are likely to hit $2.50 per litre this summer, according to an analyst who predicted this year’s $2 per litre prices back in October McTeague suggested a temporary suspension of the carbon tax, or for Ottawa to offer energy rebates, noting that rising gas prices have likely provided the federal government with a tax boost from GST on fuel purchases.....Read More

Rupee Falls 15 Paise To Settle At 77.40 Against US Dollar

Snapping its two-day winning streak, the rupee slumped by 15 paise to end at 77.40 (provisional) against the US dollar Weak domestic equities, surging US dollar in overseas markets and persistent foreign fund outflows also weighed on the rupee which plunged to its all-time intra-day low of 77.63 against the US dollar

Delhi breaches 49 C degree (F 120)

Maximum temperatures in national capital Delhi soared above 48 degree Celsius even as a tormenting heatwave swept through the city. mark

NRI Accountant Who Stole Man’s Life Savings to Gamble Heads to Prison

Sukhdev Singh will spend the next five and a half years behind bars – a considerable amount of time for a 73-year-old. The accountant received the sentence for ripping off a man with learning disabilities, according to a report by BBC News. Singh allegedly spent the money gambling, as well as purchasing jewelry and covering school fees......Read More

New Zealand to fully reopen borders, welcome skilled workers

New Zealand will fully reopen to the world two months earlier than originally planned, prime minister Jacinda Ardern has announced as part of a wider shake-up to immigration settings.The country swiftly closed the border in March 2020 to prevent the arrival of Covid-19......Read More

BJP calls for coordinated effort to counter terror challenge

Extending full support and cooperation to the Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab to deal with the terror challenge, the Bharatiya Janata Party today called for coordinated efforts to defeat the designs of the nation’s enemies. The BJP also hoped that the AAP government will get down to face the serious terror challenges and refix its priorities from political vendetta to......Read More

38th Edition of FIA's 'Dance Pe Chance' dazzles after 2 years of Haitus

Over 300 children participated from the various community dance schools in the tri-state area competed to showcase their talent discipline technique and costumes.  Children aging from 6 year olds thru 16 and mix-age age adult groups competed with a sporting spirit shining the grand stage of the theatre in colorful production lighting backdrops props and music.......Read More

Vaisakhi at QMS

Queensborough Middle School (QMS) has been a good model for Punjabi. For many years, the Punjabi classes there have been flourishing at a fast pace. This has been possible only with the support and co-operation of the school board, district administration, school administration, staff, students and parents of QMS......Read More

NRI Man Jailed For 20 Years For Violent Robbery In London

Ajaypal Singh, 28, had pleaded guilty to the charge of possession with intent to supply and possession of a pointed/bladed article and was found guilty of robbery at a trial in November last year. He was sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday to 20 years, with an extended licence period of five years allowing for a further term dependent on conduct........Read More

Six Indians held after failed attempt to cross into US from Canada; Gujarat Police begin tracing their families

Officials in Gujarat have begun an inquiry into tracing the families of six young Indian nationals who were arrested by US border officials last week during a failed attempt to cross from Canada to the United States. US Customs and Border Protection had previously said seven individuals were apprehended after a failed smuggling attempt early Thursday morning.......Read More

US border officials arrest 6 Indians on sinking boat after unsuccessful attempt to enter states from Canada

Six Indian nationals, aged 19-21, were arrested by US border officials after they were caught on a sinking boat during a failed attempt to smuggle them into the US from Canada. U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Massana Border Patrol, with the assistance of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department, the Askane Mohawk Police Service and the Hogansburg-Aquasne Volunteer......Read More

Taranjit Singh Sandhu and his wife Reenat Sandhu


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Advance Peace gives lecture at Fresno State on gun violence

Two community leaders sparked conversations about how Fresno State students can help change the escalating gun violence in the Fresno community. Aaron Foster, one of the speakers, shared how he has been personally affected by gun violence.He and his family were the victims in two separate incidents that claimed the lives of his son and, a couple of years later, his daughter.......Read More

Rupee rises 8 paise to close at 76.40 against US dollar as RBI hikes interest rate

The rupee appreciated 8 paise to settle at 76.40 (provisional) against the US dollar on Wednesday following RBI's surprise rate hike ahead of the US Federal Reserve's policy decision. At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 76.46 against the US dollar. It moved in the range of 76.17 to 76.58 during the session.The rupee finally closed at 76.40, registering a rise of 8 paise over its previous close......Read More


The Federation of Indian Association and the Indian Consulate celebrated Gujarat Maharashtra Day on May 1. 2022 at the Indian Consulate premises in New York as part of the ongoing celebrations of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' commemorating 75 years of Indian Independence. ....Read More

NRI Lord Swraj Paul’s wife Aruna passes away in UK

Lady Aruna Paul, passed away peacefully at her home in London on Tuesday night. She was 86.“She was full of life and always trying to uplift people around her,” said a close family member, confirming the news of her death. Lady Paul is survived by her husband and three children – two sons Akash and Ambar and daughter Anjli. Swraj and Aruna Paul, who were married for over 65 years....Read More

Vaisakhi Celebration by RMCS

Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS) had a very enjoyable celebration of Vaisakhi, a very popular South Asian festival, at Caring Place, on Friday, April 29. Mayor Malcolm Brodie, along with Councillors Chak Au, Bill McNulty, Carol Day and Andy Hobbs joined the celebration. Also, Steveston – Richmond East MP Parm Bains, Richmond South Centre MLA Henry Yao....Read More

Indian embassy officials in Yemen begin talks to save life of Kerala nurse

Indian embassy officials in Yemen have established contact with 'responsible' people who are close to the family of a Yemeni national who was killed by Kerala nurse Nimisha Priya and her friend. The meeting was held to discuss the possibility of saving Priya's life which can be done only if the family of Talal Mahdi pardons her for blood money -- compensation paid by an offender.....Read More

PM Narendra Modi gets rousing welcome from Indian diaspora in Berlin

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Germany on the first leg of his three-day Europe visit, got a rousing welcome from the Indian diaspora in Berlin. Many children along with their parents were present at the hotel, waving their hands at the Prime Minister’s arrival. PM Modi greeted members of the Indian community, who were awaiting his arrival at Hotel Adlon......Read More

NRI senior citizen in Singapore lies on vaccination status to enter bar; jailed

Utheyakumar Nallathamby, 65, admitted to a cheating by personation charge on Wednesday and was sentenced to five days' jail. The actual owner of the app, Malaysian Kiran Singh Rughbir Singh, 37, who had allowed Utheyakumar to pose as him, was also given five days' jail in February after he pleaded guilty to a similar charge.....Read More

NRI high school student drowns in pond in US

New Jersey high school student Clinten Ajit who jumped into a pond Friday to get a soccer ball that had fallen in the water and never resurfaced. The 18-year-old's body was recovered less than three hours later. Raw emotion and floods of tears filled St. Peter's Mar Thoma Church in Washington Township for Ajit's memorial Monday. His family was inconsolable......Read More

NRI Man Visiting From Canadian  Gunned Down In Punjab

It’s not known if Sukhmanpreet Singh was a student in Canada or had moved to the country like many other. Armed assailants shot dead a man at Butala village, who had recently returned from Canada. The victim, identified as Sukhmanpreet Singh (24), was on his way back home after attending a marriage function when the incident took place.....Read More

2022 Vaisakhi Celebration At RIVERSIDE GURDWARA, CALIFORNIA.......Read More

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Disabled NRI Malaysian man to be hanged in Singapore next week

A mentally disabled Malaysian man will be hanged in Singapore next week after losing a last-ditch appeal, his sister said Wednesday, despite an international outcry about his case. Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking a small amount of heroin into the city-state, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, and handed a death sentence....Read More

Meeting with the Defense Minister Shri RAJNATH SINGH JI.

He was in the BAY AREA and event was organized by the CONSUL GENERAL OF INDIA. I had a nice but brief conversion with the DEFENSE MINISTER. He gave a very nice talk about ' RISING INDIA '. Unfortunately there was no  'Q & A' Session. Regards......Read More

Sardarni UDHAM KAUR MANNAN Passed Away

With profound grief & deep sorrow, we inform the sad demise of Sardarni Udham Kaur Mannan passed away on April 14, 2022....


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Heavenly Palace Retirement Home , India

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. Customer Meet at Heavenly Palace - Senior Citizen Home is a bi-annual event where Shri Anil K. Monga......Read More

Indian Defense Minister, Rajnath Singh, paid visit to
Mahatma Gandhi statue in Waikiki, Honolulu

Honorable Indian Defense Minister, Shree Rajnath Singh, visited the Hawaiian Island for 2 days. He was warmly welcomed by Dr. Raj Kumar, President of Indian-American Friendship Council (Hawaii Chapter) and other prominent residents of Indian community at Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel in Waikiki, Honolulu on April 12, 2022......Read More


Gurdwara Sikh Satsang in Indianapolis was packed with nearly 400 good souls: The Sikh congregation, representatives from other faith communities and cultural organizations, the Immigrant Welcome.....Read More

Vaisakhi and Khalsa Sirjana Divas Celebration
at Gurdwara Nanak Niwas

This year’s Vaisakhi and Khalsa’s Sirjana Divas celebrations have been quite different in the Metro Vancouver area. The two big celebrations – Dasmesh Darbar Gurdwara Sahib in Surrey and Khalsa Diwan Society’s celebration in Vancouver have been confined mainly to their premises......Read More

UK MP Tanmanjeet Dhesi pays obeisance at Golden Temple with family members 

UK Member of Parliament (MP) S. Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi paid obeisance at Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib with his family members including wife Bibi Manveen Kaur Dhesi, sons S. Jogad Singh Dhesi, and Toshab Singh Dhesi and listened to the divine Gurbani Kirtan......Read More

3 Sikh men attacked in the same New York neighborhood in just over a week

Two Sikh men were attacked in the New York borough of Queens on Tuesday, less than two weeks after another Sikh man was assaulted in the same neighborhood, authorities said. A 76-year-old and a 64-year-old were approached Tuesday morning by two men who allegedly assaulted them with their fists and a stick....Read More

Kuldeep Sawhney daughter kirtan

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Student from India gunned down outside Sherbourne subway entrance

A 21-year-old student Kartik Vasudev student from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh India was shot dead in Canada’s Toronto on Thursday. According to reports, Kartik Vasudev, who was studying management in Canada, was killed during a robbery attempt.......Read More

NRI Business Community made substantial donation For 2022-election-campaign to Attorney General Bonta at Tarlochan Rangi Home...

On March 24, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he would be appointing Bonta as Attorney General of California . He assumed office on April 23, 2021. His current term ends on January 2, 2023. ....READ MORE WITH PHOTOs & VIDEO

Punjab CM seeks direct flights between London, Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday asked British Deputy High Commissioner Caroline Rowett to take up the start of direct flights to and fro between London and Chandigarh with the British High Commissioner on priority.ett, who paid a courtesy call at the Chief Minister at his official residence here,........Read More

Vaisakhi Celebration at Gurdwara Nanak Niwas

Vaisakhi has now become a very popular international celebration. It signifies the beginning of the harvesting season in the Punjab and creation of the Khalsa Panth in April, 1699. Creation (Sirjana) of the Khalsa was culmination of the teachings of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev ji. At the core of Guru Nanak’s philosophy was the emphasis on equality,......Read More

UK media watchdog suspends Khalsa TV licence over Khalistani propaganda

The Office of Communications (Ofcom) announced its decision this week after serving a suspension notice to the company over a Prime Time' programme, broadcast on KTV on December 30 last year, for a breach of the Broadcasting Code with content likely to encourage or incite the commission of a crime or lead to......Read More

Padma Lakshmi, 51, took to Instagram to show off her bikini body during a recent trip to Hawaii.

The television personality posted videos of herself frolicking in a bright pink two-piece bathing suit, complete with a swimming cameo by daughter Krishna.

She is absolutely stunning. Just so gorgeous. And her body is amazing. She is so hot ......Read

U.S. eases COVID-19 travel advisory for India

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State Department eased government COVID-19 travel ratings for India and some other countries on Monday. The CDC said had changed its COVID-19 travel recommendation for India to "Level 1: Low" from "Level 3: High," which urges unvaccinated Americans to avoid travel to those locations.......Read More

NRI Kuldip Sehmbey of Los Angeles  organized
Eye Camp at JANDI Village

NRI Kuldip Sehmbey  organized Eye Camp on Dec. 30, 2021 with the association of SANKARA Eye Hospital Ludhiana in his Village Jandi near Jagraon Ludhiana. Almost 35 eye surgeries were performed and 81 Glasses also provided to needy poor people. It cost around 1.50 Lakh for this camp........Read More

Nodel officers to be appointed in every district for faciliation of NRIs: Kuldeep singh Dhalwal

Punjab NRI Affairs Minister S. Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, on Tuesday,said that Punjab Government has decided to appoint nodal officers in all 23 districts of Punjab for the ease of NRI .While chairing a high level review meeting with the officials of the NRI Affairs department and members of NRI Commission.....Read More

SEC Charges 7NRI's Techies for Insider Trading Worth $1 Million

Seven NRI people in California were charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on Tuesday, 29 March, with insider trading via a scheme and making illegal profits worth over $1 million, reported PTI. According to the SEC’s complaint, three people identified as Hari Prasad Sure (34),......Read More

Indian-American doctor jailed for 96 months over healthcare fraud

NRI Ameet Goyal, MD ophthalmologist in New York has been sentenced to 96 months in prison for a healthcare fraud scheme, along with fraudulently obtaining government loans meant for COVID-hit small businesses. Ameet Goyal, MD, was sentenced this month by Damian Williams, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York.....Read More

AIIMS Infosys Oncology Chair for UK-based doctor Ranjit Manchanda

India-born gynaecological oncologist Ranjit Manchanda from London’s Cancer Research UK Barts Center has bagged the prestigious Infosys Chair in Oncology at All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),.......Read More


IASA in Partnership with UIAA, FIAA, ISKCON, COLAIAPA and Gujrati Society of SC, celebrate Holi in Los Angeles

Indo American Social association llc in Partnership with UIAA , FIAA , ISKCON ,COLAIAPA and Gujrati Society of Southern California joined hands to celebrate Holi event at Mile Square National park in Fountain Valley on March 19 Saturday......Read More

Shivinderjit Singh Appointed as the New Yorba Linda Planning Commissioner and Commended for his Services as Outgoing Traffic Commissioner

The City of Yorba Linda City Council announced the appointment of New Planning Commissioner,  Shivinderjit Singh, during the City Council special meeting held on February 17, 2021......Read More

India abstains from voting in UN on Ukraine resolution - this time brought by Russia

India, which has refrained from vocally condemning  Russia for its invasion of Ukraine twice earlier, again abstained from voting but this time for a UN Security Council resolution proposed by Moscow that was overwhelmingly defeated.....Read More

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann pays tributes to Bhagat Singh at Hussainiwala, Khatkar Kalan

Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs' Day is observed to pay tribute to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru. The three young freedom fighters were hanged at the Lahore Central Jail in Lahore on March 23, 1931........Read More

AAP’s picks five members for Rajya Sabha from Punjab 

THE AAM Aadmi Party (AAP) has nominated former cricketer Harbhajan Singh, IIT-Delhi associate professor Sandeep Pathak, senior party leader and Delhi MLA Raghav Chadha, Lovely Professional University Chancellor Ashok Mittal, and Ludhiana-based industrialist Sanjeev Arora for the Rajya Sabha.........Read More

The Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab announced the portfolios
of the newly sworn-in ministers.

Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has retained the departments of Home, Vigilance and Personnel.....Read More

  • Average price of a gallon of gas hit $4.29 nationwide. The average a year ago was $2.89, an increase of $1.41 a gallon.A $1 increase in the price of a gallon of gas costs the average American driver an additional $56 a month,..R
  • RE: 8 Reasons to Choose a Real Estate Agent Over "For Sale By Owner - you may think that acting as your own seller’s agent will surely be worth the savings....Read
  • 100s NRI from California move to metro Phoenix because of the cost o-f living, they come loaded with cash, ready to buy mansions on huge parcels. And now there are many more $1 million homes for them to purchase.

Pawan Malik, 19, man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run in Mississauga last month that left a woman dead has fled Canada, Peel police say.On the evening of Feb. 20, 24-year-old Kavita Chodhary was about to cross the road at the intersection of Derry Road East and Cattrick Street when she was struck by a vehicle. Chodhary sustained life-threatening injuries and was rushed to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Car theft killed Indian-origin doctor: Washington police

According to Washington police, an Indian-origin doctor was killed by men who allegedly stole his Mercedes-Benz and hit him with a car. Police said the suspect entered Rakesh Patel’s car when he was outside and rammed him while fleeing from the vehicle on Tuesday......Read More

U.S. to ease nationwide mask mandate on planes, buses, transit

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is developing guidance that will ease the nationwide mask mandate on airplanes, buses and other mass transit next month, according to a U.S. official,but the existing face-covering requirement will be extended through April 18.....Read More

Oil Prices Crash By 11% As UAE Calls On OPEC To Open The Taps

In a complete oil industry turnaround, The UAE’s ambassador to Washington has said in a statement to the press that they “favour production increases and will be encouraging Opec to consider higher production levels.".....Read More

Australia pledges $28 billion to expand defense personnel

Australia has been boosting its defence spending over the past few years as China looks to step up its presence in the Indo-Pacific region. Last year, Australia entered into a deal to buy nuclear submarines from the United States and Britain......Read More

Padma Lakshmi shares gorgeous throwback bikini photo

Padma Lakshmi took a little time to celebrate the summer-like weather in New York City by posting a throwback photo of herself on the beach on Monday. “Tryin' to be like one of those Botticelli chicks,” the Top Chef host wrote alongside a series of photos of herself in a purple bikini. “Here are some beach throwbacks for you on this unusually warm day in NYC.......Read More

Americans have never seen gasoline prices this high

Americans are facing a new record-high national average gas price — the average price has surpassed July 2008 highs — as Russia’s war on Ukraine continued to rage and roil commodity markets in America.Over the weekend, the national average for a gallon of gas surpassed the $4 mark, inching closer to the record, which AAA said was set on July 17, 2008, at a cost of $4.11/gallon......Read More

US man who got 1st pig heart transplant dies after 2 months

The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery.David Bennett, 57, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center.......Read More

Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) Celebrated 19th Annual International Mother Language Day

On February 27, 2022, Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) celebrated their 19th Annual International Mother Language Day event on Zoom. Alongside active members of PLEA, supporters of Punjabi language joined from other parts of Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom....Read More

Biden to ban Russian oil imports over Ukraine war

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday the U.S. will ban all Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia’s economy in retaliation for its invasion of Ukraine, but he acknowledged it will bring costs to Americans, particularly at the gas pump.......Read More

India's Modi urges direct negotiations between Putin and Zelenskiy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold direct talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in addition to ongoing negotiations, a government source said. Modi, who spoke to Zelenskiy before a 50 minute-long call with Putin, was briefed by the Russian leader on the status of the negotiations between the two warring countries...Read More

Exclusive-Indian diplomats approaching U.S. over ONGC Videsh taking Venezuelan oil -CEO

The chief executive of ONGC Videsh, India's second-largest oil and gas company, on Sunday confirmed talks between India and the U.S. State Department are underway to allow the company to settle past debts by trading Venezuelan oil cargoes.......Read More

DSGMC to send a 20-members delegation to help
the standed people in Ukraine

Harmeet Singh Kalka, President and Jagdip Singh Kahlon, General Secretary, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has informed the media that Delhi Sikh Committee will send a 20-member delegation to help the stranded people in Ukraine.......Read More

NRI Mayor Harry Sidhu Sets Anaheim Fundraising
Record in Re-Election Bid

Campaign finance reports show that Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu has raised over $325,000 in his re-election campaign, maintaining nearly $310,000 cash-on-hand at the start of 2022. Sidhu’s cash-on-hand is over $125,000 more than his nearest opponent.  Sidhu was elected Mayor in the 2018 open seat race despite his main opponent outspending him by more than $60,000......Read More

U.S. government agencies start dropping mask requirements

The U.S. Defense and Justice departments are no longer requiring masks be worn indoors at Washington-area facilities, they said on Wednesday, following the latest COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.....Read More

Ukraine: Indian students living in fear of shelling in Kharkiv

Russia has been shelling the Ukrainian city since Saturday, shearing branches off trees, blowing out windows and even hitting schools and homes. Soumya's friend and fellow Indian student, Naveen S Gyangoudar, died on Tuesday when he left the bunker in Kharkiv he had been sheltering in to buy food....Read More

16 families contacted Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) for help to their relatives stuck in Ukraine

Harmeet Singh Kalka, President and Jagdip Singh Kahlon, General Secretary, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has issued a press statement informing.....Read More

Nila J. Parikh celebrates 20th year death anniversary of her late husband Jayantilal Parikh

Nila Parikh of Los Angeles, California invited NRI friends and relatives in memory of her husband, Jayantilal Parikh on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at Bombay Grill and Banquet, located at 23040 East Park Drive, Yorba Linda, California.....Read More

US Justice Department unit will target Russian oligarchs, their yachts and other assets

The US Justice Department said on Wednesday it is launching a special unit to help enforce sanctions against Russian government officials and oligarchs, targeting their yachts, jets, real estate and other assets.The new task force, dubbed KleptoCapture, is part of the effort by the United States, European Union and other allies to punish Russia and Belarus........Read More

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s son Zain dead at 26

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s son, Zain, died at age 26 on Monday following a lifelong battle with cerebral palsy, according to reports. The tech firm informed its top executives of Zain Nadella’s passing in an email. The message asked the executives to send their thoughts and prayers to the Nadella family.....Read More

Top high school in US discriminated against Asian American applicants, judge rules

The accusations arose after the representation of Asian-identifying students among the newly admitted freshmen class dropped significantly from 73% to 54% in 2020 when admission policies were revised.....Read More

UK citizens are advised not to travel to Russia

UK citizens have been advised against travelling to Russia due to a lack of flights available and economic problems in the country. The Foreign Office warned Britons in Russia might not be able to fly directly to the UK or via EU countries......Read More

US waives in-person interviews for range of visas, including H-1B, for 2022

Amid growing concerns of surging COVID-19 cases, the US has announced that it will waive the in-person interview requirement for a range of visa applicants during the entire year in 2022, including for H-1B workers and students, many of whom are from India.........Read More

Russia hits back at UK by banning British airplanes from entering its airspace

Russia has banned all UK airplanes from landing or crossing into its airspace, Reuters first reported on Friday, a day after the British government barred Russian carriers from entering the UK. The move was a response to "unfriendly decisions" made by the UK Aviation Authorities, the Russian regulator said.....Read More



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