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Indo-American Comedian Hasan Minhaj To Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Indo-American Comedian Hasan Minhaj To Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

WASHINGTON – Popular Indo-American stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj would be the main entertainer at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents Association, which for the first time in decades would be skipped by a US President.
Minhaj, whose parents come from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, will serve as the entertainer at the event.
“I am thrilled [...]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

H-1B Visa Applications Decline By 37,000 This Year: USCIS

H-1B Visa Applications Decline By 37,000 This Year: USCIS

WASHINGTON – The US has received 37,000 less petitions for the H-1B visas for the 2018 fiscal year, the country’s immigration agency has said amidst a revamp of the visa programme popular among Indian IT firms and professionals.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the federal agency which receives and determines the successful applications [...]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-American Hotelier’s Drug Addict Son Vikra, Chatwal Ordered To Do Community Service In Dog-Torching Incident

Indo-American Hotelier’s Drug Addict Son Vikra, Chatwal Ordered To Do Community Service In Dog-Torching Incident

NEW YORK – Prominent Indo-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal has been ordered to do five days of community service and barred from owning a pet for five years for trying to set two dogs on fire.
Chatwal, 44, took a plea deal for trying to torch the pair of Jack Russell terriers named Molly and Finnegan outside [...]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

B.C. Liberals Quietly Return Illicit Donations Worth Over $174,000 As RCMP Continues To Investigate

B.C. Liberals Quietly Return Illicit Donations Worth Over $174,000 As RCMP Continues To Investigate

The Liberal party said last month it had found 43 indirect political donations worth almost $93,000 that would be returned. Indirect political donations are payments made by an individual on behalf of an organization, which is prohibited. The RCMP is reviewing possible violations of the Elections Act related to indirect political donations and other unspecified [...]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Australia Abolishes Visa Program Used Largely By Indians

Australia Abolishes Visa Program Used Largely By Indians

MELBOURNE – Australia on Tuesday abolished a visa program used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment in the country.
The programme known as 457 visa allows business to employ foreign workers for a period up to four years in skilled jobs where there is a shortage of [...]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

AAP Criticizes Jaitley’s For condemning Ontario’s “Sikh Genocide In India” Motion

AAP Criticizes Jaitley’s For condemning Ontario’s “Sikh Genocide In India” Motion

PATIALA – The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said it is “unfortunate” that defence minister Arun Jaitley, at a meeting with his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan, has condemned the passing of a motion in the Ontario legislative assembly which describes the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as “genocide”.
The party also questioned the “silence” of the Akalis on [...]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

The Advantages Of Playing The Lottery Online

The Advantages Of Playing The Lottery Online

In this day and age, we can do almost anything online. From grocery shopping to paying bills and even getting medical attention, all of these things are now available online and ready at your fingertips. And if the internet can help out with your daily duties, it can definitely be useful when it comes to [...]

April 21st, 2017 | Posted in International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Vaisakhi Signifies Love, Multi-Gaith Harmony And Equality

Vaisakhi Signifies Love, Multi-Gaith Harmony And Equality

More efforts be made to spread the universal message of Vaisakhi.

By Gian Singh Kotli

Baisakhi or Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi got its name from the month of Vaisakh of the Bikrami year in India. It is celebrated in Punjab and several other northern states on 1st day of Vaisakh which usually coincides with 13th day [...]

April 15th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

VAISAKHI: The Day When Saints Became Saint-Soldiers

VAISAKHI: The Day When Saints Became Saint-Soldiers

By Dr Raghbir Singh Bains
Sikhism is a religion of Divine love. It is more than 500 years old. It is the youngest religion in the world with over 30 million followers living in about 165 countries of the world. Sikhism has been part of the world history since the fifteenth century.
Sikhism is the outcome of [...]

April 15th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Alberta Exempts Turbaned Sikhs From Helmet Requirement For OHV

Alberta Exempts Turbaned Sikhs From Helmet Requirement For OHV

CALGARY -  The World Sikh Organization of Canada said it welcomes the exemption for turbaned Sikh Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) riders from helmet requirements in Alberta’s amendments to the Traffic Safety Act and Off-Highway Vehicle Regulation.
Bill 36 An Act to Enhance Off-Highway Vehicle Safety makes helmets mandatory for those riding off-highway vehicles (OHVs) on public [...]

April 15th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »