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68 Indians, Largely Punjabis, languish in US jails

Detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., gather for a Sikh prayer service. Seattle (US): As many as 68 Indians, largely Punjabis, held on charges of illegally entering into US, have continued to languish in the jails here. This fact has come to the fore on the basis of information provided by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) department. Of them, about half were... 

World Sikh Council castigates barbaric attack in France

OHIO: The World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) is extremely saddened by the barbaric act of violence on the Charlie Hebdo office in downtown Paris, France. Currently, at least 12 persons have been reported dead including 2 police officers in and around the satirical magazine ‘Charlie Hebdo’ office. The police are still trying to apprehend the main suspects who maybe on the... 

WSC concerned over hunger strike for Sikh issues

The World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) expresses deep concern about the situation developing in Punjab arising out of a Sikh’s peaceful efforts to persuade the Indian government to follow the law of the land. Bhai Gurbaksh Singh is on a hunger strike since November 14, 2014 to protest against the continued detention of hundreds of Sikhs under counterinsurgency laws for a prolonged... 

Punjabis warned against falling into travel agents trap

CHANDIGARH: North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) warned the people of Punjab and travel agents not to take misconception of the President Obama Speech about immigration reforms. Satnam Singh Chahal executive director of the association said that from the new immigration laws only those undocumented peoples and their families will be benefited who are living in the United States more than five... 

US President congratulates Sikhs on Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

Washington: President Barack Obama has congratulated the Sikhs in United States and throughout the world on the birth-anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. This is being celebrated on November 6th in the nation and festivities will continue through the weekend.  President Obama stated, “I want to congratulate our Sikh friends in the United States and around the world on the anniversary... 

US Court summons Modi for anti-Muslim Gujarat riots

New Delhi: Overshadowing Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the United States as Prime Minister, a US court has ordered Modi to answer allegations that he failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting when he was chief minister of Gujarat. The civil case before a New York court seeks compensatory and punitive damages from Modi for crimes against humanity and extra-judicial killings under the Alien Tort Claims... 

Two NRI American boys get Sikh religious award

OHIO: Two Boy Scouts of the Sikh Faith, one an Eagle Scout and the other a Life Scout, recently completed the Sikh Religious Award created by the World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) and were awarded the medallions and certificates in the presence of the congregation at the Sikh Sabha Gurdwara, Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Brothers Karanveer Singh (Eagle Scout) and Sherveer Singh (Life Scout)... 

NRI Sikh found dead in California

Milpitas (California): A Sikh male Paramjit Singh was found dead in Sunnyvale, California. Singh, 35, hung himself at his residence in Sunnyvale, a Silicon Valley suburb. Singh moved to the Bay Area from India six months ago, seeking a better economic future for his family. Satnam Singh Chahal the executive director North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) stated that Paramjit came to the United States...