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Kennedy Center receives $1-million gift to fund Indian performances

Kennedy Center receives $1-million gift to fund Indian performances

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has received an unprecedented $1-million gift of seed money to create an India Fund at the Kennedy Center with the goal of producing and presenting Indian programming through 2025. The ...

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4 Indians, 1 Pakistani plead guilty in ‘massive’ US call centre scam

4 Indians, 1 Pakistani plead guilty in ‘massive’ US call centre scam

WASHINGTON: Four Indians and one Pakistani have pleaded guilty to the charges for their role in a massive telephone impersonation fraud and money laundering scheme in the US perpetrated by India-based call centres, the US Department of Justice has said. ...

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When ‘humiliated’ Ratan Tata did ‘favour’ to Ford with JLR buyout!

When ‘humiliated’ Ratan Tata did ‘favour’ to Ford with JLR buyout!

MUMBAI: Ratan Tata and his team faced “humiliation” when they went to sell the group’s fledgling car business to Ford in 1999, but came back to “do a big favour” just nine years later by taking over the American giant’s ...

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‘He stabbed me, darling,’ Indian woman killed in Sydney told her husband over phone

‘He stabbed me, darling,’ Indian woman killed in Sydney told her husband over phone

Sydney: A mother has been stabbed to death in a Sydney park in a brutal attack while speaking by phone to her distraught husband in India, reports said on Monday. IT professional Prabha Arun Kumar, 41, was knifed as she ...

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New Jersey School District Declares Public Holiday on Diwali

New Jersey School District Declares Public Holiday on Diwali

WASHINGTON:  A small school district in New Jersey has declared Diwali as a public holiday on November 11 this year, meeting the long standing demand of the Indian-Americans of the area. A decision in this regard was taken by the Glen ...

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Italians thank sikhs for saving the economy

Italians thank sikhs for saving the economy

The documentary focuses on how the Sikh Community in Italy has transformed the farm sector of the Italian economy. It starts off with a story on how immigrants arrived in Italy and why they immediately went into the farm sector. ...

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British legislators mull creating new Sikh regiment

British legislators mull creating new Sikh regiment

London, Feb 24 (IANS): British legislators are examining proposals to create a new British Sikh regiment like those which fought for the country in the two World Wars, according to media reports Tuesday. Former defence minister Nicholas Soames said in parliament ...

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Sikhs in Scotland support food charity

Sikhs in Scotland support food charity

Sikhs in Scotland’s Aberdeen city have teamed up with local oil and gas workers to provide food to the region’s less fortunate. The “small but passionate” Sikh community of the northeast region set up a Christmas food bank at the ...

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Bill C-24 is now law: Canadian citizenship is harder to get, easier to lose

Bill C-24 is now law: Canadian citizenship is harder to get, easier to lose

Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, has received Royal Assent and is now law. Here’s an overview of the changes this makes to citizenship in Canada. The history of the current government’s determination to overhaul Canada’s citizenship regime dates ...

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One in every 3 Apple engineers is Indian

One in every 3 Apple engineers is Indian

BANGALORE: India has become a major ingredient in Apple’s secret sauce, and the scale may surprise many. It is estimated that a third of the $171-billion company’s engineering staff is Indian, and that a large and increasing proportion of its ...

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