NRI News

Indian faces jail, caning for attempt to murder student nurse

Thursday, 15/02/2018

Singapore : An Indian national faces life or 20 years in prison with possible caning for attempted murder of a student nurse who had spurned his advances, according to a media report.



Senator moves amendments to immigration reform to reduce green card backlog

Thursday, 15/02/2018

Washington : In a move aimed at bringing in the issues of green card backlog and H-1B visa, a top American lawmaker has moved amendment to a White House-backed immigration bill that mostly focuses on illegal immigration and merit-based immigration.



Jalandhar native elected Ontario party chief

Tuesday, 13/02/2018

JALANDHAR: Jag Badwal, 53, a native of Jalandhar, has become the first person of Punjabi origin and Sikh to be elected as president of Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, considered the oldest political outfit in the Canadian province. The results came out on January 29 this year.



Over 200 gurdwaras to be part of British heritage

Sunday, 11/02/2018

01 LONDON: Over 200 gurdwaras across the United Kingdom will be seen as part of British heritage, according to an expert from Historic England, a body that advises the British government on such matters after a major doctoral project highlighted their architecture, growth and use.



Punjab­origin man jailed for 13 years in UK in drug case

Sunday, 11/02/2018

LONDON : A Punjab-origin man based in Wolverhampton who acted as a drugs wholesaler to dealers in the West Midlands was jailed on Friday for 13 years following an investigation by Britain’s crime prevention officials.



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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.