NRI News

‘Australia will help Punjab take its farm produce to world markets’

Monday, 19/02/2018

AMRITSAR : Australian high commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu on Sunday assured her country’s assistance in taking Punjab’s farm produce to world markets.



Death threats have been made against me, family: Bhalla

Monday, 19/02/2018

HOUSTON: Indian-American Ravinder Bhalla, who became the first Sikh mayor of New Jersey’s Hoboken city, has publicly acknowledged that death threats were made against him and his family recently. In a statement issued Friday afternoon following a security breach at City Hall, Bhalla said the city is working with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force to improve security at City Hall.



UK Sikhs keenly watching Canadian PM’s India visit

Saturday, 17/02/2018

LONDON: Bound by personal, religious and political links in Canada, many Sikhs in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe will be keenly following the week-long visit to India of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is scheduled to visit Punjab, among other engagements, from Saturday.



Australian High Commissioner on four-day visit to Punjab

Saturday, 17/02/2018

CHANDIGARH: Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu, will be on a four-day visit Punjab from February 17-20 for advancement of cooperation in agriculture sector. Ahead of her visit, she said on Friday, “Australia and India’s northern region enjoy close ties particularly in education, agriculture and sport sectors. A large proportion of Australia’s Indian community comes from the region, and Punjabi is now one of the top 10 languages spoken at home in Australia.”



2 Indians sentenced for smuggling phoney cigarettes into US

Thursday, 15/02/2018

Washington : Two Indians have been sentenced to nearly two years of imprisonment by a federal court in Florida on charges of conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United States.



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Akalis ‘beat up’ Cong leader in Dharamkot

Saturday, 10/03/2018

Moga : Senior Congress leader and president of the Dharamkot Municipal Council Inderpreet Singh Bunty was allegedly beaten up by Youth Akali Dal leader Harpreet Singh, alias Ricky, and his aides at Dharamkot town today.



Will try to raise Johal issue with Modi: UK minister

Wednesday, 14/03/2018

LONDON: The Theresa May government on Tuesday said it will try to raise the issue of British national Jagtar Singh Johal – who is under arrest in Punjab since November 2017 – with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he will visit London for the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in April.