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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... 

Dal Khalsa echoes Barack Obama’s statement on acts of religious intolerance

Amritsar: Dal Khalsa has echoed the statement of US president Barack Obama that the “acts of intolerance” experienced by religious faiths of all types in India in the past few years would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi. Hoping that United States of America would respect and lives up to the ideals of liberty, equality and justice, the organization urged Mr Obama to engage the Indian leadership... 

Minorities have no room in “Hindu India Nation’: Dal Khalsa

Hoshiarpur: Twenty four hours after the US president Barack Obama counselled India for its growing religious intolerance, the Shiv Sena an alliance of the ruling BJP has advised the government to remove the word secular and socialist from preamble of the Indian constitution as the Hindutva family reiterated that India is a Hindu Nation. Party spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh in a strong worded reaction... 

Sikhism lesser known in America; what does the SGPC do?

Washington: Despite the tall claims of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee SGPC of propagating Sikhism worldwide, majority of Americans are unaware of what Sikhism is or what a Sikh looks like and this despite the country being home to more than half a million of them, a latest study has said. According to the report ‘Sikhism in the US: What Americans know and need to know’, many... 

Nikki Haley arrives in the city of Golden Temple

Amritsar: Nikki Haley, the first Indian-American governor of a state in the US, arrived in this Sikh holy city Friday evening. Haley, whose father Ajit Singh Randhawa is a Sikh, will pray Saturday at the Harmandar Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, the holiest of all Sikh shrines. Haley, whose father’s family used to live in Amritsar’s Verka suburb till the early 60s before migrating... 

What new Modi has achieved in US? Asks Amarinder

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today asked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spell out to the nation as what new and fresh he had achieved for the country from his just concluded US visit. “Hype and hyperbole apart, the Indo-US strategic partnership is a long and continuous process and it would be wrong to relate it with one single event or one single visit... 

SGPC to honour 2 female Asiad medalists

Amritsar: The Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today announced that it would felicitate Amritsar’s Khushbir Kaur and Patiala’s Trisha Deb for bringing laurels to the country in the ongoing Asian Games. Avtar Singh Makkar, SGPC president, said that the duo had made India proud by winning a silver and a bronze medal in the mega sports event. He said the SGPC had always promoted sports... 

PM Modi tries to hard sell India in US

Washington: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said that India and the US have a fundamental stake in each other’s success as he assured that a confident India is “open and friendly for business, ideas, research, innovations and travel”. In an Op-Ed piece “Unleashing India’s Energy and Drive” in the influential Wall Street Journal, Modi wrote that India... 

Khalistan ideologue Ganga Singh Dhillon dies

Amritsar: A top Khalistan ideologue Ganga Singh Dhillon (86) passes away at his US residence as per reports arriving here. Dhillon, who was also Chairman of Nankana Sahib Foundation, worked for the freedom of the Sikh Nation throughout his life. In 1981, he was not allowed to enter India and was deported back to the US. As the Chairman of “Sri Nankana Sahib Foundation (1975 till now), he worked for... 

A rare genius NRI who invented e-mail

WASHINGTON: Email turned 32 today but how many of us know that this quick method of message transfer was invented by Indian American VA Shiva Ayyaduraj when he was just 14. In 1978, Ayyadurai created a computer programme, which he called “email,” that replicated all the functions of the interoffice mail system: Inbox, Outbox, Folders, Memo, Attachments, Address Book, etc. These features... 

Obama formally invites Modi for ‘defining partnership’

NEW DELHI: Extending a formal invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a visit to the US, President Barack Obama has expressed keenness to work closely with him to make the bilateral relations a “defining partnership” in the 21st century. Thanking Obama for the invitation, Modi said he looks forward to a “result-oriented visit” in September with “concrete outcomes that impart... 

NRIs in US hail Modi’s elevation as PM

Washington: The Indian-American community today greeted the elevation of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister with a series of celebrations across America and hoped that it would usher in a new era in India’s development. Celebrations took place in Silicon Valley, New York, New Jersey, Houston, Los Angeles and Tampa, during which supporters of Modi exuded confidence that India under his leadership would...