CHANDIGARH – It’s a shot he seldom played when he opened the batting for India. He was known more for stepping out and hitting out. But Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday hit his latest reverse sweep on the political pitch! Ending his latest silence over his political future, the former BJP MP declared that the [...]
Cricketer-Politician Navjot Sidhu Keeps Door Open For AAP Alliance Sayign Awaaz-E-Punjab Will Not Be A Political Party
NEW YORK – Two Indians and an Indo-American are among the 17 people appointed as the inaugural class of UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals.
They were chosen for their leadership and contribution to end poverty, fight against inequality and injustice, and tackling climate change by 2030.
Ankit Kawatra, Founder and Chairman of Feeding India — [...]
Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia is one of the pioneers in Catholic-Sikh relationships in the U.S. He was invited by Pope Benedict XVI to the October 2011 prayer ceremony, commemorating the 25. Anniversary of the first World Day of Prayer for Peace in Assisi, Italy, on October 27, 1986. He is a trustee of the Sikh [...]
MUMBAI – Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is seen on the hit Kapil Sharma Show as special judge, will soon be leaving it to concentrate on his political career.
According to Sidhu’s wife, Navjot Kaur, her husband and former cricketer will completely focus on Punjab politics. She told reporters that he has already recorded [...]
SURREY – Simon Fraser University will host its 9th annual Diwali Gala at Surrey’s Aria Banquet Hall on October 18 at 6 p.m.
More than 300 business and community leaders, along with SFU students, faculty, staff and alumni attend the annual event, celebrated in India as the festival of lights.
The evening features South Asian cuisine and [...]
JOHANNESBURG – An NRI South African has become the first person from the African continent to head a global organisation of medicine professionals working for the safety of blood transfusion worldwide.
Ravi Reddy, currently the Chief Operations Officer of the South African National Blood Service (SANBS), will head the International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT), headquartered [...]
JOHANNESBURG: An elusive Indian-origin man wanted in more than 30 cases of alleged car fraud and theft in South Africa has been arrested.
Muhammad Ismail Essack, 37, landed in the police net after his latest fraud when he hired a luxury car from a rental company at the OR Tambo International Airport here and sold the [...]
NEW DELHI – Future of air we breathe is nightmarish. Present stats from WHO report states 1.4 million people in India die pre-maturely due to air pollution, which accounts to one life is given up every 23 seconds.
Come 2030 and fuels we use today would have made air so toxic with pollutants that it would [...]
WASHINGTON – The number of unauthorised immigrants in the US has remained almost the same between 2009 and 2014 even as the count of those coming from India has gone up by 130,000 in the same period, according to a report.
As many as five lakh unauthorised immigrants were from India in 2014, the Pew Research [...]
BURNABY – Activist Judy Graves is the recipient of 2016 the Thakore Charitable Foundation’s Visiting Scholar Award, which coincides with The Institute for the Humanities and the J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities at Simon Fraser University’s annual celebration of Gandhi Jayanti.
Graves is being honoured for her dedicated work as a tireless advocate for Vancouver’s [...]