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UK illegal migration bill ‘cruel and unworkable’, London Mayor tells Home Secretary Suella Braverman

More than 50,000 people will be at risk of homelessness in London as a result of the Government’s Illegal Migration Bill, Sadiq Khan has claimed. In a letter to Home Secretary Suella Braverman, the Mayor of London said the bill was “cruel and unworkable” and that it would leave tens of thousands of people stranded in the capital without support......Read More


As participants in the 2023 AES 500 Festival Parade's Nationalities' Council of Indiana Unit, we saw only a few glimpses of the several dozen floats - giant balloons, marching bands, 33 Race Drivers, celebrities, vintage cars, motorcycles, horses, Chinese dragons, banners, over 200,000 strong live audience.......Read More


The representative umbrella organization of National Gatka Federations worldwide, the World Gatka Federation (WGF), and the Asian Gatka Federation (AGF), have expressed immense happiness over the inclusion of Gatka sport in the 37th National Games in India . They stated that this achievement has sparked waves of joy among Gatka players globally, and the progress of Gatka......Read More

Neglected Tropical Disease

Disease of any kind is always very painful not only for the patient but also for the entire family. However, a skin disease can sometime be devastating for all concerned. Fortunately there are wonderful human beings and professionals who do everything to help such patients. They even put their own well-being and health at risk. People like Mother Theresa and Bhagat Puran Singh are shining examples....Read More

Chief Priest of Singapore’s Oldest Hindu Temple Sentenced for Jewellery Pawning Scam

The 39-year-old Indian chief priest of Singapore’s Sri Mariamman Temple, Kandasamy Senapathi, has been sentenced to six years in jail for pawning over SGD 2 million (USD 1.5 million) worth of ceremonial jewellery from the temple. Senapathi, who was employed by the Hindu Endowments Board as a priest at the temple, pleaded guilty to charges of criminal breach of trust and transferring criminal proceeds out of the country......Read More

Saskatchewan allows Sikh motorcyclists to ride without helmets for special events

The seventh annual Nagar Kirtan celebrations in Regina marked the first time that Sikh motorcyclists have been able to ride in Saskatchewan with turbans instead of helmets.“It’s hard for them to put their hair in the helmets and when they take it off, the hair opens up. According to our religious beliefs we find like to leave the hair open or uncovered,” Amrit Budwal, a Sikh motorcyclist taking part......Read More

13 NRI found guilty of money laundering, tax evasion In UAE

Thirteen defendants of Indian nationality and seven companies they owned were convicted of money laundering and tax evasion offences, according to Abu Dhabi authorities. They were found to have conducted economic activities — involving the unlicensed provision of credit facilities through points of sale (POS) — valued at Dh510 million, according to a ruling......Read More

Dr. Sampat Shivangi Honored With Lifetime Achievement
Award By Xavier University In Aruba

Dr. Sampat Shivangi, a physician, an influential Indian American community leader, and a veteran leader of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the Xavier University School of Medicine on Friday, May 19th, 2023 at the Xavier's Campus in Aruba.......Read More

NRI Chirag Patel gets 51 months jail for computer fraud in US

A 38-year-old Indian-origin hacker from Virginia was sentenced to more than four years in prison for hacking into computers and stealing customer credit card numbers. Chirag Patel from Norfolk pleaded guilty to computer fraud and was sentenced by US District Judge G Murray Snow to 51 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. He also was ordered to pay......Read More

Visiting India After the Pandemic Part 5

Visiting Punjab in particular and India in generaI is always a great pleasure for this writer. There is so much to see and do. India’s history and historical monuments are just amazing .I remember when I was in college, we used to have our college groups go on organized tours to visit various historical places. This interest has continued to motivate me to visit various historical places whenever I get a chance to visit India........Read More


Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett opened the 17th Asian Fest and paid a very welcome and generous tribute to the Asian Americans and the international community for their talents, cultures, and many contributions to the City of Indianapolis. Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb sent a beautiful video message declaring May as the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. ......Read More

Congratulations to People of Karnataka From Indian Overseas Congress, USA

"It is a great victory for all Karnataka's freedom and peace-loving people. Having experienced the chaos, conflicts, and instability due to the communal agenda administered by the BJP over the last five years, the people of Karnataka have spoken that enough is enough," said George Abraham, Vice-Chair of the Indian Overseas Congress, USA.....Read More

Hawaii’s 5th Annual International Yoga Day Celebration

Gandhi International Institute for Peace (GIIP) is organizing its 5th annual International Yoga day event at the MOA Wellness Center in Honolulu, Hawaii on Wednesday June 21, 2023 from 11 AM to 1 PM HST. The theme of this year’s event is Yoga for health, healing, and peace. Hawaii State Senator Mike Gabbard will be the keynote speaker. Other presenters include Dr. Raj Kumar, Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar from California, Dr. Tom Yarema form California,.........Read More

Canadian Man Gets 9-year Jail Term for 2021 Killing of NRI Sikh Youth Prabhjot Singh Katri 

Canadian man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for the 2021 killing of a 23-year-old Sikh from India in the country’s Nova Scotia province, media reports said. Prabhjot Singh Katri was stabbed to death by 21-year-old Cameron James Prosper in an unprovoked attack outside an apartment building in Truro town of the province in September 2021. Prosper was initially charged with second-degree murder ........Read More

2 teenagers have been jailed for murdering a 16-year-old NRI Sikh boy in 2021

Two teenagers have been jailed for murdering an innocent 16-year-old boy who they mistakenly thought belonged to a rival gang. Vanushan Balakrishnan, 18 (13.07.04), of Waylands, Hillingdon, and Ilyas Suleiman, 18 (30.05.04), of St Jeromes Grove, Hillingdon, were sentenced at the Old Bailey on Wednesday, 10 May for the murder of 16-year-old Rishmeet Singh.......Read More

Vaisakhi at Queensborough Middle School (QMS), New Westminster

Vaisakhi at Queensborough Middle School (QMS), New Westminster

In view of the South Asian /Sikh community’s contribution, the government has declared April as the Sikh Heritage Month. This has given added significance to celebrations like Vaisakhi. Consequently, the Nagar Kirtans in Vancouver and Surrey this year (after the pandemic) proved to be very popular. In addition to these Nagar Kirtans, Vaisakhi celebrations were also held in various other places and a number of schools. Queensborough Middle School in New Westmin...Read More

Gurdwara Nanak Niwas’ Three Wise Men

India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas on Richmond’s Highway to Heaven has been serving the Metro Vancouver community for 40 years. In addition to various services this Gurdwara is very popular for weddings and visits from students and various other groups. Our management team is doing the best it can to serve the community. In this context, every member of the committee has been working hard. However, there are certain.....Read More

Sam Pitroda, Chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress, calls for ending violence in Manipur.

“IOC leadership is concerned about the alarming situation in Manipur where our Christian community has suddenly suffered due to the burning of 25 churches and 500 homes. In addition, 50 innocent people have been killed in the violence. This must stop immediately. Peace must prevail to assure the safety, security, and well-being of all the people in.....Read More

Priyanka Chopra Jonas says botched surgery sent her into a deep depression

Priyanka Chopra Jonas opened up about going through a "deep depression" following a bungled polyp-removal surgery. In a recent interview on The Howard Stern Show, the Citadel actress revealed that her career was almost ruined after a routine procedure left her botched. "This thing happens, and my face looks completely different, and I went into a deep, deep depression," she said of what was to be a.....Read More

The International Student Phenomenon Part 4

The exodus of international students, especially from Punjab to the west should be a major concern to the Punjab government and the Centre. These young, energetic boys and girls are a great asset to the western countries like Canada, USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand etc. They bring not only their youth and skills but also load of money with them. A few years ago, Canada’s then Minister of Immigration was reported to state that Canada was getting more revenue.....Read More

NRI Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi  Introducing 2023 SI Swimsuit Model

NRI Padma Lakshmi immigrated to the U.S. from India with her single mom at the age of 4 and grew up in New York and then in the suburbs of Los Angeles, started modeling after college. “I really credit my mom because people did ask me if I would model when I was 17, and my mother said, ‘I don’t want you to do it.......Read More

NRI businessman jailed over Covid loan fraud

Rajesh Dhirajlal Vaghela, 46, from Stanmore, who was given a £25,000 loan to avoid taxpayer loan repayment before his shop closed, has pleaded guilty to fraud by abusing the bounce-back loan scheme. He was caught out by new powers granted to the Bankruptcy Service in December 2021, allowing it to investigate directors of defunct companies suspected of going out of business to avoid paying back Covid-19 ......Read More

2023 Baisakhi Celebration and 324th Khalsa Sirjana Divas
at Gurdwara Sikh Satsang in Indianapolis

A BEAUTIFUL COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION OF BAISAKHI AT GURDWARA SIKH SATSANG. Sacred Recitations, Shabd Keertan, A Joyous Welcome and Fellowship Highlighted the 324th Khalsa Sirjana Divas and 2023 Baisakhi (Vaisakhi) Celebration in Indianapolis. The festive celebration centered around the dazzling spiritual Light, a Saint-Soldier, life and legacy,......Read More

Canadian farmers to plant more grains, oilseeds in 2023

Canadian farmers expect to plant more wheat, canola, corn, barley and soybeans in 2023, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. With seeding intentions from about 9,500 farmers nationwide, the national statistical agency said farmers anticipate planting 27 million acres of wheat in 2023, up 6.2 percent from the previous year........Read More

Canadian Politician Mr. Pierre Poilievre Visits Richmond Gurdwara

India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas is a favourite place to visit for  people all over. Our Highway to Heaven (aka #5 Road) in Richmond has now become world famous. This has made our place of worship even more attractive. Last Friday, April 21, Leader of the main Opposition Party and head of the Conservative Party of Canada, along with a number of other VIPs, arrived at Gurdwara.....Read More

The International Student Phenomenon

The phenomenon of students from India in general and Punjab in particular going abroad to study is not something new. It started under the British rule in the early 20 th century. A number of prominent lawyers, activists and professionals used to go abroad to study. A few would decide to settle abroad. However, a vast majority of them would return to India and become active participants in.......Read More

Devenderpal S. Bhullar Organized Network to Help Democratic India

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60 delivery drivers, including Indians, have been arrested across London for working illegally

The drivers, working for companies including Deliveroo, JustEat, and UberEats, were arrested for offences, including illegal working and possession of false documentation. The majority of offenders were of Brazilian nationality. Indian and Algerian nationals were also found to be working without the right to do so in the country.....Read More

24-Year-Old NRI Saiesh Veera Dies of Gunshot Wounds In IS

A 24-year-old gas station clerk Saiesh Veera was killed early Thursday morning during an attempted robbery in Franklinton, Columbus police said, marking the 50th homicide reported in Columbus in 2023 and an uptick in violence compared to last year. The shooting was reported around 12:50 a.m. Thursday at the Shell gas station, located at 1000 W. Broad St. The clerk, who was identified as Saiesh Veera, was taken to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center.......Read More

Canada needs 30,000 new immigrants in agriculture sector

Canada needs 30,000 permanent immigrants over the next decade to either start up their own farms, or take over existing ones, to address a looming labour crisis in the agriculture industry, says a new study. According to a Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) research, 40 per cent of Canadian farm operators will retire by 2033, placing agriculture on the cusp of one of the biggest labour and leadership transitions in the country's history.....Read More

Farmers in the Punjab Need Help

During the two months I spent in India in general and Punjab in particular, one issue dominated the press. It was the issue affecting farmers in the Punjab. As Punjab is mainly an agricultural province, it is natural that Punjabis are more concerned about issues affecting farmers than any other subject. My own family is a farming family. My dad was a prominent farmer in the area.....Read More

“RANGLA PUNJAB 2023” A Sold Out Spectacle & Vibrant Window to Punjabi Culture in Chicago

The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS)  flagship annual event “Rangla Punjab” to celebrate Vaisakhi festival, was held on March 25, 2023, at MAC Auditorium, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois. This was the 29th year of this event by Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago. More than 1000 attended. Nearly 260 children and adults from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin participated performed.....Read More

California assembly passes resolution urging US Congress to recognise 1984 anti-Sikh riots as 'genocide'

The California state assembly passed a resolution, requesting the US Congress to formally recognise the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India as 'genocide'. The resolution also urged the US Congress to condemn the violence. The resolution, passed on Monday by the California assembly, said the Sikh community in the US had not yet recovered from.......Read More

 Visiting India After the Pandemic

After suffering through the COVID-19 Pandemic, finally it was time again to visit our homeland again after nearly five years. The Turkish Airline proved to be a good choice for our trip with my wife Baldev and some friends. The flight from Vancouver to New Delhi via Istanbul(Turkey) was very pleasant. The stopover in Istanbul gave us time to relax. Istanbul airport is a very big airport with flights to almost every destination...Read More

S.Africa to appeal judgement by UAE court on extradition of Gupta brothers

South Africa will appeal the decision by a court of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to decline the extradition of the Indian-origin Gupta brothers to be tried in the country for fraud and money laundering, said Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola. Lamola made the remarks on Friday at a virtual media briefing on updates about the extradition of Rajesh and Atul Gupta......Read More

Sikh American Valarie Kaur leaves a lasting impact as a distinguished speaker at Butler University Seminar on Religion and Global Affairs

Valarie Kaur - a public speaker, celebrated film maker, an author and civil rights activist kept her audience of over 200 students, educators, and friends of Butler University spell-bound for about 90 minutes with her disarming style, concept of "Revolutionary Love,".....Read More

Wait time for US visitor's visa interview in India reduced by 60% this year

The wait time for a US visitor’s visa interview in India has been reduced by 60 per cent this year, a senior official has said, attributing it to several steps the United States has taken, including increasing the number of officials and opening other diplomatic missions to process these applications......Read More

Indian cruise ship employee sentenced to 16 years in prison in US for distributing child sexual abuse material

Angelo Victor Fernandes, a 34-year-old cruise ship employee from Goa, India, was sentenced in federal district court to 188 months in prison for distributing child sexual abuse material. Between January 16 and April 30, 2022, Fernandes sent 13 child pornography videos through an instant messaging application to Daniel Scott Crow........Read More

U.S. pick for World Bank, Ajay Banga, to meet with Modi in native India

The U.S. nominee to lead the World Bank, former Mastercard (MA.N) CEO Ajay Banga, returns to his native India on Thursday, capping a three-week global tour to drum up support and discuss development and climate needs with donor and borrowing countries. The Treasury said Banga will visit New Delhi on March 23 and 24, where his likeness has already been posted on billboards.....Read More


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

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