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Another Punjab Farmer Kills Himself

Another Punjab Farmer Kills Himself

FEROZEPUR – Unable to cope with financial stress, another farmer belonging to this border district allegedly committed suicide last evening. The deceased has been identified as Banta Singh (72) of Tarran Wali village in Mamdot block.
Sources said the victim was under heavy debt. He owned just 2.5 acres of land and was unable to make [...]

May 14th, 2016 | Posted in International | Read More »

US Sikhs Throw Bottles At Capt Amarinder Singh’s Car During California Rally Tuesday Night

US Sikhs Throw Bottles At Capt Amarinder Singh’s Car During California Rally Tuesday Night

LOS ANGELES – Almost two weeks after Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh cancelled his tour of Canada, American Sikh activists raised pro-Khalistan slogans and hurled bottles at the his car while he was leaving a conference venue at Clovis in California Tuesday night.
While the beleaguered Captain refuted the reports, plenty of Youtube videos showed [...]

May 6th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been completely destroyed.
The Sikh Community, who has a history of helping people in need across the [...]

May 6th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Over 25% Of India’s More Than One Billion Population Hit By Drought, Government Says

Over 25% Of India’s More Than One Billion Population Hit By Drought, Government Says

A woman along with her son walks to get water from a communal tube well at Raichi Wadi village, 120km northeast of Mumbai.
NEW DELHI – A staggering 33 crore people, or more than a quarter of the India’s population, are in the grip of drought and consequently face drinking water shortage and agricultural distress, the [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »

China, India Have Huge Diabetes Populations

China, India Have Huge Diabetes Populations

NEW DELHI – Diabetes is rapidly increasing in India with around seven crore cases registered among adults in 2015, whereas the prevalence of the disease increased by 80% among women between 1980 and 2014, the government said.
“As per the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the estimated cases of diabetes in India in the age group of [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Health, International, Link News | Read More »

Indo-British Restaurant Owners Want One-Year Visa For Chefs

Indo-British Restaurant Owners Want One-Year Visa For Chefs

LONDON – Indian restaurant owners across Britain have prepared a 75-page document asking the UK government to introduce one-year visas so they can bring in chefs from the Indian sub-continent to keep their businesses going.
The document has been submitted to British Prime Minister David Cameron, UK home secretary Theresa May and employment minister Priti Patel.
“We [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in International, Link News | Read More »

India To Seek Vijay Mallya’s Extradition From UK

India To Seek Vijay Mallya’s Extradition From UK

NEW DELHI – The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it would soon initiate court proceedings and approach the British government to get Vijay Mallya extradited from Britain even as the controversial liquor baron said he did not plan to return soon because of the fear that he may be taken straight to [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »

Germany Gurdwara Terror Suspect A ‘Repeat Offender’

Germany Gurdwara Terror Suspect A ‘Repeat Offender’

BERLIN – A teenager arrested for his alleged involvement in a terror strike at a gurdwara in the German city of Essen 10 days ago is a “repeat offender”, the police said.
The 16-year-old youth was also arrested for an attempted burglary at a shop in the city a day before the attack. “As usual in [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »

Indo-British Peer Faces Ban Over Parliament Expenses Claim

Indo-British Peer Faces Ban Over Parliament Expenses Claim

Lord Amir Bhatia was under investigation by the House of Lords Committee for Privileges and Conduct, which recommended his suspension in a report last Friday.
LONDON – An 84-year-old Indo-British millionaire peer is facing an eight-month suspension from the House of Lords for breaching the British parliament’s expense claim rules for the second time.
Lord Amir Bhatia [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in International, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

IMF Expects $500 Billion Revenue Loss For Mideast Oil Exporters

IMF Expects $500 Billion Revenue Loss For Mideast Oil Exporters

DUBAI – Oil exporting countries in the Middle East lost a staggering $390 billion in revenue due to lower oil prices last year, and should brace for even deeper losses of more than $500 billion this year, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.
The fund had projected in October that oil exporting countries in the [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »