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NRI lawyer suspended for targeting S’pore’s legal system

NRI lawyer Ravi has been suspended for five years in Singapore for making “baseless and grave” allegations against the Attorney-General, prosecutors and the Law Society.He was earlier found guilty of three out of four misconduct charges and was ordered to pay a penalty of SG$6,000, but the Law Society pushed for more serious sanctions........Read More

GOPIO New President and Two Friends of Inder Singh-
Kewal Kanda & Ashok Madan  of LA Sworn-in in 2023 Election

Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) conducted its election last month and the new team was sworn-in on March 4th at a virtual Zoom ceremony with veteran community leader from New York Mr. Lal Motwani as its president. Motwani has been a Founder Life member from GOPIO inception in 1989 and.......Read More

700 Indian students face deportation from Canada
for fake admission letters

Students were sent to Canada by a Jalandhar-based company, but when they applied for PR, their admission letters were found to be fake. About 700 Indian students are reportedly facing deportation from Canada as their admission offer letters to educational institutions were found to be fake. These students received the deportation letters from the Canadian Border Security Agency.....Read More

NRI teen Neel Moudgal wins $250K US science prize

NRI teen has won a prestigious high schoolers’ science prize of $250,000 for developing a computer model to predict the structure of RNA molecules that can aid in quickly diagnosing diseases.Neel Moudgal, 17, was announced the winner of the Regeneron Science Talent competition.....Read More

Joe Sandhu At Annual Chhinj Mela and Kabaddi Tournament in Gandhran Mela Punjab..............Read More

US President Joe Biden Appoints 2 NRI to Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations

US President Joe Biden on Friday named two Indian-Americans, Revathi Advaithi, CEO of Flex, and Manish Bapna, CEO of the Natural Resources Defence Council, to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Biden announced his intent to appoint 14 people to the Advisory Committee, which provides overall policy advice to the United States Trade Representative........Read More

NRI Former City Council candidate Arrested  for plotting to burn down Gurdwara

NRI Rajvir “Raj” Singh Gill, 60, a former Bakersfield City Council candidate was arrested last weekend on suspicion of trying to hire hit men to shoot members of one of Bakersfield’s largest Sikh temples and burn down the Gurdwara (Bakersfield’s largest Sikh temples)......Read More

A record of over $1,000,000 raised for families in need!
By Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation

Families and individuals across Halton Region and the City of Brampton stepped up for another year of spreading charity cheer during Miracle on Main Street which took place in Brampton on November 18 and in Milton on December 9, 2022.The Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation (TJSF) combined forces.....Read More

AAPI’s New Jersey Chapter Leads Efforts to Support
Earthquake Victims in Syria, Turkey

“It all began with a colleague of mine working at St. Barnabas Hospital reaching out to me, seeking help for the victims and their families, who are impacted by the earthquake,” recalls Dr. Hemant Patel, past president of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) and a founding member of the New Jersey Chapter of AAPI. ......Read More

'All Sikhs are terrorists': Indian tow truck drivers take boss
to Human Rights Commission

Two Sikh tow truck drivers are taking their former boss to the Human Rights Commission, saying she took no action about racial abuse by their manager.Raminder Singh and Sumit Nandpuri say they received no apology from Southern Districts Towing after they quit - and instead were questioned about whether they had celebrated the death of the Queen. Singh resigned after he says his new manager told him “all Sikhs are terrorists”, ........Read More

Visitors can continue applying for work permits inside Canada

Foreign nationals who are in Canada as visitors and who receive a valid job offer will be able to apply for and receive a work permit without having to leave the country, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced. The move, an extension of a Covid-era temporary public policy that was set to expire today,.........Read More

NRI Mohamed Rahmathullah shot dead in Australia after threatening cops

NRI Mohamed Rahmathullah who had allegedly stabbed a cleaner and then threatened cops with a knife on Tuesday, has been fatally shot by the police in Australia. Mohamed Rahmathullah Syed Ahmed, 32, from Tamil Nadu, attacked a 28-year-old cleaner at Auburn train station in west Sydney at 12.03 a.m. before arriving at Auburn police......Read More

Sikhs begin langar service as cyclone Gabrielle batters NZ

Weeks after cyclone Gabrielle hit New Zealand leaving at least 11 dead and displacing thousands, the Sikh community has cooked and delivered more than 7,000 meals so far to those in need. When Gabrielle hit the island’s northern region on February 12, and power went out, the Sikh community in Hastings swung into action knowing there were going to be a lot of people without food.......Read More

Dr.Sulekh C Jain, PhD Launch a New Book “Potpourri of Jainism”

A new book “Potpourri of Jainism”, authored by Dr.Sulekh Jain is just published .
About the Book: "What is ahimsa or non-violence? Is it just the absence of violence or is it something more? Is ahimsa or non-violence even possible in today’s world? How does one interpret the meaning of war from the lens of ahimsa? Or how does one apply this concept to.....Read More

Seattle becomes first US city to ban caste discrimination

The Seattle City Council approved an ordinance on Tuesday that amends the city’s municipal code to include caste as a protected class, alongside categories such as race, religion and gender identity. The law prohibits caste discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and other arenas, and allows caste-oppressed people in the city to lodge complaints of discrimination.Seattle is explicitly banning discrimination on the basis of caste....Read More

Canada welcomes record 226,450 Indian students in 2022

With 226,450 students, India has become the top source of new international students entering Canada in 2022, according to data released by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The North American nation set an immigration record by welcoming 551,405 international students from 184 countries in 2022.....Read More

NRI Rajinder Singh man pleads guilty to smuggling migrants into US

NRI Rajinder Pal Singh, who admitted to receiving more than $500,000, for coordinating a human smuggling ring moving migrants into the US via Canada, has pleaded guilty to the charges, the media reported. Singh was arrested in Washington in May last year. During a plea agreement hearing in the US District Court, Western District of Washington at Seattle,......Read More

NRI Kulwinder Singh businessman jailed for loan fraud in the UK

NRI Kulwinder Singh Sidhu, 58, from Stanwell, pleaded guilty to offences under the Companies Act and the Fraud Act, having abused the Bounce Back Loan financial support scheme in 2020. He Has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in the UK for having abused an interest free loan scheme provided to businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic........Read More

Sikhs slam US correctional agency’s discriminatory beard policy

Sikhs and civil rights activists have expressed grave concerns over California correctional agency’s updated policy that forces bearded officers to shave or face disciplinary action. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) rolled out an updated policy on February 1 that requires staff members to shave facial hair, irrespective of any religious or medical reasons they may....Read More

Nikki Haley announces run for White House, touts Indian heritage

Nikky Haley on Tuesday announced she is running for President, becoming the third Indian American to seek the highest political office in the US.Haley, born Nimrata ‘Nikki’ Randhawa, announced her bid in a video message in which she touts her unique upbringing as an Indian American, which made her acutely conscious.....Read More

US Planning To Resume 'domestic Visa Revalidation'
On Pilot Basis To Benefit H-1B Visa Holders

The US is planning to resume the process of domestic visa revalidation in certain categories, like H-1B and L1 visas, on a pilot basis later this year, a move that will benefit tens of thousands of foreign tech workers, particularly from India. Until 2004, certain categories of non-immigrant visas, particularly the H-1B, could be renewed or stamped inside the US. After that, for the renewal of these visas, in particular, those on H-1B, the foreign tech.......Read More

NRI Businessman Goljar Singh asked to pay back Rs 5.9 cr in unpaid tax

44-year-old NRI businessman Goljar Singh has been asked to pay back 600,000 pounds (Rs 5.9 crore) in unpaid tax after a raid at his home and seizure of 1 million pounds from his bank accounts.In one of Scotland’s largest ever tax settlement cases, Goljar Singh of East Lothian was tracked by police after several of his bank accounts were detected as having received large cash deposits......Read More

NRI Tarikjot Singh admits to killing NRI student in Australia

A 21 year-old man has pleaded guilty to the murder of his former girlfriend and a nursing student from India whose body was found in South Australia in March 2021.Tarikjot Singh was accused of abducting Jasmeen Kaur, 21, and killing her, before dumping her body in a shallow grave in Flinders Ranges, 430 km from Adelaide, where she was last seen........Read More

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Low H-1B visa limit affecting employers

The low annual limit for US H-1B work visa petitions is currently the main problem facing employers trying to secure foreign-born talent, according to a new research. The H-1B visa denial rates have returned to low lṁevels following the administration’s losses in federal court during former President Donald Trump’s last year in office.....Read More

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NRI Nikki Haley to announce US presidential bid on Feb 15

Republican leader Nikki Haley plans to announce the launch of her 2024 presidential campaign by February 15, according to a report. Haley, 51, who served as South Carolina governor for six years, will formally declare her candidacy for the White House at an event in Charleston, South Carolina, on February 15, with an invitation soon going out to her supporters.....Read More

Being Jain – Art and Culture of an Indian Religion

Hardly any religion formulates ethical values more rigorously than Jainism. Until today, absolute non-violence, renunciation of possessions and universal tolerance are the guiding principles of this religion originating in India. The exhibition "Being Jain – Art and Culture of an Indian Religion" provides insights into the teachings, rituals and practice of Jainism through selected works of art and invites visitors to engage with the topic of sustainability. Interviews.....Read More

AAPI's Women's Leadership Forum Deliberates on Ways To “Advancing Women’s Health Through Awareness and Action.”

“Advancing Women’s Health Through Awareness and Action” was the theme at the much-anticipated Women's Leadership Forum that featured extraordinarily successful Women Leaders representing a diversity of professions, involving public, private and government organizations, during the recently concluded Global Healthcare Summit.....Read More

Sharing of Knowledge and Best Practice is a Key Component of AAPI’s Global Healthcare Summit

The 16th annual Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) organized by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) concluded with a call and commitment to give back to India, our motherland, making healthcare accessible, efficient, and equitable for all, at Hotel Novotel on Varun Beach in Visakhapatnam on January 8th, 2023. Attended by nearly 500 delegates from the United States and India, the GHS 2023 was jointly organized by AAPI .....Read More

2 NRI men from Gujarat die in New Zealand beach tragedy

Saurin Nayankumar Patel, 28 and Anshul Shah, 31, who had arrived from Ahmedabad last year on a work visa, did not know how to swim and drowned last week. Patel was an electrical engineer, while Shah worked as a cashier at a gas station and arrived here in November 2022. They were roommates......Read More

Abbotsford Students Visit Gurdwara Nanak Niwas

India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas  ,situated on Richmond's Highway to Heaven (aka #5 Road), is a very popular place for students and visitors eager to learn about inter religious/intercultural harmony, the Sikh religion and the South Asian community. Almost every week there is at least one group of students and visitors who visit  the Gurdwara and other places of worship......Read More

COVID-19 XBB variant rises to 7% in Canada by mid-January

The proportion of Covid-19 XBB.1.5 was projected to rise to nearly 7 per cent in Canada by mid-January, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said. Tam said on Friday in a speech that XBB variants are expected to increase in Canada and it is not known whether they will become the dominant lineage.......Read More

With profound grief & deep sorrow, we inform the sad demise of Kamini Rajesh Patel daughter in Law of Prof Keshav Patel

Keshav President: IACSCA & Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America-LA said. With heavy heart I let you know that Kamini has left this World at young age of 53 years. Let us pray almighty Parameshwaram to give her Soul Param Shanti n shelter in His Heart.
Om Shanti…. Om Shanti…Om Shanti........Read More

 Lohri Celebration at Gurdwara Nanak Niwas

On Thursday ,January 13,  Lohri was celebrated with great enthusiasm at # 5 Road Gurdwara in Richmond. Six families who were recently blessed with a child and their friends , relatives and members of the congregation thoroughly enjoyed the celebration. Both the Darbar (Prayer ) Hall and the Langar Hall were overflowing with devotees.....Read More

NRI Harmeet Dhillon alleges of attack by Republicans because of her Sikh faith

NRI Harmeet Dhillon, a prominent attorney who is running for Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman, has alleged that she is facing bigoted attacks from her fellow party leaders because of her Sikh faith and asserted that she will not give up and continue to be in the race for......Read More

NRI Kunal Chopra Student from Punjab Dies in Australia car crash

A 21 year-old student, who had moved to Australia eight months back from Punjab’s Ferozepur, died on the spot after his car collided with a truck in Canberra.Kunal Chopra was returning from work when his Hyundai Getz collided head-on with a concrete pumping truck on William Hovell Drive last week.........Read More

United Indian American Communities Of Southern California celebrate Indias republic Day celebration on Sunday January 22

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Reckless driver jailed for killing NRI Sikh woman in UK

A 23-year-old man in the UK has been jailed for six years for recklessly driving at a speed of nearly 100 mph, which led to the death of a Sikh woman — mother to a five-month-old. Baljinder, 32, was on her way to pick up her husband from his brother’s home, and she was driving at 62 mph. Baljinder was announced dead on the spot....Read More

NRI Aarti D. Pandya doc pays $1,850,000 for performing
unnecessary tests, surgeries

NRI doctor Aarti D. Pandya has agreed to pay approximately $1,850,000 for allegedly billing the government for cataract surgeries and diagnostic tests that were not medically required. Aarti D. Pandya and her Pandya Practice Group violated the False Claims Act by also performing and billing for tests that were incomplete or of worthless value, and office visits that did not provide the level......Read More

Punjabi Language on the Move

Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) has been promoting Punjabi language in BC’s public schools, colleges, universities and community for almost 30 years. PLEA strongly believes that getting our children interested in their mother tongue Punjabi at an early age is extremely beneficial to them. It not only helps the children and youth with their communication skills but also in staying connected with their heritage........Read More

Shankar Ram elected Chairperson of the TiE Global Board
of Trustees for 2023.

Shankar has been a member of TiE SoCal since its inception. He has been an entrepreneur for over 35 years, starting his first company in 1983 and followed by four other companies, with successful exits for each of them. Shankar is an avid investor, making his first investment in 2001. He is an active member of TiE SoCal Angels, and Guindy Alumni Angels, Santa Clara......Read More

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NRI Subramanian Ponnazhakan allegedly stabs minor son to death

An NRI man in Texas faces capital murder charges for allegedly stabbing his nine-year-old son to death, police said. Subramanian Ponnazhakan, 39, of McKinney, is in police custody at a hospital for “self-inflicted wounds” and his bail has been set at $1 million, the McKinney Police Department said in a statement on Sunday......Read More

NRI Moin Idrishbhai Pinjara sentenced to 29 months of imprisonment in US for being involved in call centre scam

A 28-year-old NRI Moin Idrishbhai Pinjara pleaded guilty and sentenced to 29 months of imprisonment for being involved in a call centre scam. Pinjara is expected to face removal proceedings following his imprisonment. The court further ordered him to pay $635,103 in restitution to the victims of the conspiracy.......Read More

Canada admits record 431,645 new immigrants in 2022

Canada has set a new record in immigration by admitting 431,645 new permanent residents in 2022, the largest number of people ever welcomed in a year in the country’s history. Newcomers play an essential role in filling labour shortages, bringing new perspectives and talents to our communities, and enriching our society as a whole.” The Minister hinted that even more newcomers could be admitted in 2023......Read More

NRI Ro Khanna Congressman Said India-US relationship can define 21st century

The relationship between India and the United States can define the 21st century, Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna said Monday, as a leading American daily in a long-form article articulated that the post-Ukrainian war world would see India's emergence......Read More

Canada is banning some foreigners from buying property after home prices surged

Canada in 2023 is closing its doors to foreign investors who want to purchase homes. A new Canadian law took effect January 1 that essentially bans foreign buyers from buying residential properties as investments for two years. The law was passed because of a spike in Canadian home prices since the start of the pandemic.......Read More

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NFAAUM and Indian Caucus of The United Methodist Church’s Statement on Christian Persecution Legitimized by Religious Nationalists in India 

As we prepare to celebrate the joyous birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and the promise of a New Year, the Indian National Caucus of The United Methodist Church stands in solidarity with more than 32 million Christians in India who live in anxious and uncertain times. We express our deep concern in the wake of ......Read More


Chicago's eminent physician and renowned hospitality entrepreneur Dr Rashmi Patel has been elected the President of the Federation of Indian Associations (1980) Chicago. He and his Executive Team was elected at the organization's elections held on 18 Dec 2022. FIA Election Committee comprising three of the FIA Trustees Kanti Patel, Rajesh Patel, and Bhailal Patel presided over......Read More

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