Punjabi Hindi Monday, October 25, 2021

Dispora

24X7 working Quick Response center will be set up to address problems faced by NRIs at Airport: Pargat Singh

Advocate from K'taka set to take up challenge as head of NY bar's Int'l Human Rights Committee

Rally against Lakhimpur Kheri killings in Canada

3 Punjabi men arrested in Canada for sex trafficking

The greatest outdoor show on earth is back

Calgary/11July/Karanveer :

The Stampede is getting back to activity this year after it was dropped in 2020 without being canceled for more than 100 years.

Punjabi trucker arrested in Canada for smuggling cocaine

A Punjabi trucker has been arrested in Canada for smuggling about 112.5 kg of cocaine into the country from the US.

Two Kerala Ayurveda docs get UAE Golden Visa

Two Ayurveda doctors, who are originally from India's Kerela state and now based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have received the Gulf nation's coveted Golden Visa, according to a media report on Saturday.

Two Indian workers die in Nepal fire

Kathmandu, June 20 :
Two Indian nationals died in a fire that broke out at a steel factory in Nepal's Bara district.

The victims have been identified as Pradeep Godh, 40, and Ramnath Mahato, 45, and both are said to be residents of Bihar.

Three Punjabis appointed Ministers in Ontario

Toronto, June 20 :

Three Punjabis were appointed as Ministers in a Cabinet reshuffle in Canada's Ontario province.

Moga-born Parm Gill, 47, was on Friday appointed as Ontario's new Minister of Citizenship and Multiculturalism.

Prabmeet Sakaria, who in 2019 became the first turban-wearing minister in Ontario when he was appointed Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, now gets a full Cabinet rank as President of the Treasury Board.

Indian-origin journo wins Pulitzer for exposing China's Muslim detention camps

New York, June 12 :

ndian-origin journalist Megha Rajagopalan has won the US' top journalism award, the Pulitzer Prize, for innovative investigative reports harnessing satellite technology that exposed China's mass detention camps for Muslim Uighurs and other minority ethnicites.

Kashmiri Pandit Kevin Kishore Kaul readying for California Guv race

New York, June 12 :

Kevin Kishore Kaul, a Kashmiri Pandit who arrived in South Dakota on a student visa 30 years ago is wading into a crowded field of candidates betting that California will likely hurtle into a recall election for Governor in 2021.

Kerala groups to help Indian nurses get placement in Germany

Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 :

With Germany having over 1.3 lakh nursing jobs, Kerala-based philanthropic organisations, with presence in both countries, have decided to utilise this opportunity to help financially disadvantaged Indian nurses get placements there.

Tamil Eelam state can be 'political, economic, defence base for India': Vaiko

Chennai, June 11 :
MDMK general secretary and firebrand leader Vaiko has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make efforts to conduct a referendum among the global Tamil diaspora for a sovereign state of Tamil Eelam which alone could be the political, economic and defence base for India.

Cyclists set to embark on epic royal adventure

London, June 11 :

The British Asian Trust presents 'Palaces on Wheels', a unique 420-km cycling event that visits some of the UKs most iconic Royal Households and Palaces over four days.

BJP most popular party among Indian diaspora in US: Survey

New York, June 11 :

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the most popular Indian political party among the Indian diaspora in the US, a majority is critical of government policies despite showing overall strong support for the country, according to a study.

1 in 2 Indian-Americans discriminated in past yr : Study

Washington, June 10 :
A new study has revealed that one in two Indian-Americans have reported being discriminated against in the past one year.

The study titled, 'Social Realities of Indian Americans: Results from the 2020 Indian American Attitudes Survey', was conducted jointly by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Johns Hopkins-SAIS, and the University of Pennsylvania.