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UK allows Sikhs to wear turbans at workplaces

LONDON: Sikhs across the UK will no longer face the prospect of disciplinary action for wearing turbans in workplaces after new rules come into force today. Sikh groups campaigned for years to close a loophole in UK employment legislation which meant that Sikhs were exempt from safety headgear only in high-risk areas, such as construction sites. An amendment was introduced to the Deregulation Bill... 

‘Develop more airports but not at the cost of one in Amritsar’

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and local MP Capt Amarinder Singh today said, while he welcomed the building and developing of more airports in the state, but this must not be done at the cost of existing ones. Capt Amarinder was here to preside over a meeting of the Airport Advisory Committee at Amritsar Airport. Later talking to reporters he said, no doubt the facilities at the... 

NAPA urges CM to intervene in UK hotelier’s case

JALANDHAR: US based North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) expressed its serious concern about the missing of U.K. Sikh hotelier Ranjit Singh Powar. Satnam Singh Chahal executive director of the Association said that after the missing of Ranjit Singh Powar in spot day light from international airport Amritsar Punjabi Diaspora is under the shadow of fear and insecurity. Chahal said that this is not... 

UK poll contestant Sikh told to remove turban in Dubai

LONDON: Northern Ireland’s first-ever Sikh candidate contesting the UK general election has complained that he was allegedly forced to remove his turban by police at Dubai airport. Amandeep Singh Bhogal, a Conservative party prospective parliamentary candidate for the May 7 polls, was on his way back to Belfast when he was allegedly made to remove his turban and ‘kara’ (bracelet). Singh... 

UK Foreign Secretary calls on Punjab CM

Chandigarh: United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary Mr. Philip Hammond today assured the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal that he would put the proposals mooted by the Punjab Government on fast track for mutual cooperation in the field of skill development, food processing and power generation from solar and biomass waste in the state. A high level British delegation led by Mr. Hammond... 

Plan to raise Sikh Regiment in British Army

LONDON: Britain is planning to have its first ever all Sikh regiment. UK’s armed forces minster Mark Francois has told the House of Commons that the head of the British army lieutenant general Sir Nicholas Carter is looking at proposals to recreate a Sikh regiment which would inherit many of the “proud traditions of Sikh regiments”. Responding to a MP who suggested that UK should... 

Dr Nanda appointed as GADVASU Ludhiana VC

LUDHIANA: Dr Amarjit Singh Nanda, vice-chancellor of Nana Deshmukh University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Jabalpur (MP) has been appointed as new VC of the in Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) at Ludhiana. Dr Nanada has already worked as a professor of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics in (GADVASU) and has remained a founder Director of Research besides serving... 

754 NRIs on ‘wanted’ list of Punjab Police

Nikhil Bhardwaj: Jalandhar: As many as 754 NRIs are wanted by the Punjab Police, most of them from the Doaba region. Sources said 843 NRIs were declared POs (proclaimed offenders) by the state police last year. But the names of 89 were deleted for various reasons such as death and quashing of FIRs. The figure now is 754. Most of these offenders have taken shelter in Canada, the UK, the US, Germany,... 

NRI Prof Tejinder Virdee receives Professional of the Year award

LONDON: A leading NRI academic Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee, known for originating the concept and construction of Compact Muon Solenold that lead to the discovery of Higgs Boson, has won the ‘Professional of the Year’ award. At a glittering awards ceremony here, organised by the Asian Achievers Awards 2014, Virdee received the award for his outstanding achievements in the field of physics. Virdee’s...