British Columbia declares provincial state of emergency due to wildfires

The B.C. government has now declared a provincial state of emergency due to the wildfires burning around the province.

Sir Vidia, Fiery Novelist and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul or Sir Vidia, as he was sometimes known after being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990, shot to fame with "A House for Mr. Biswas"

Pro-India group may counter Pro-Khalistan rally in London

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has given permission for a pro-Khalistan rally to take place in Trafalgar Square on Sunday, while a pro-India rally scheduled for the same time and place has been told it is not allowed to go ahead.

Indians among Canada’s asylum seekers

Sukhnam Singh, an asylum seeker, has been putting up at the dormitories of Humber College in Toronto for the past few months. He fled the US after Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants. As students return after vacations, Singh and many like him coming from different ethnicities will have to make way for them.

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh likely to run in BC's Burnaby South bypoll

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is expected to run in British Columbia’s upcoming Burnaby South riding byelection.

Osama's son marries 9/11 hijacker's daughter

Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, has married the daughter of Mohammed Atta, the lead hijacker and one of the ringleaders of the September 2001 terror attacks in the US, according to the family.

23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019 in Qatar

The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Qatar’s capital city of Doha, from April 19 to April 24, 2019

Canada border authorities use DNA tool to detect nationality

Immigration officials in Canada have been using DNA testing and ancestry websites to try and determine migrants nationality, according to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

World witnesses longest-ever ‘blood moon’ eclipse

The world is witnessing Blood Moon or total lunar eclipse, the longest of the 21st Century. The rare celestial event can be seen in its entirety from all parts of India.

Radio hosts call N Jersey attorney general ‘turban man’, suspended

Two hosts of a radio program in New Jersey have been suspended for ten days after referring to America’s first Sikh Attorney General, Gurbir Grewal, as “turban man” during a segment on July 25.

Radio hosts face backlash for calling NJ’s Sikh Attorney ‘turban man

wo radio hosts in the US are facing severe backlash for referring to New Jersey’s Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal as the “turban man” .

Voters swarm booths in search of 'Naya' Pakistan

Of the 120 parties enlisted, 95 are contesting elections while seven have failed to meet the mandatory requirement of awarding five per cent party tickets for general seats to women.

Indian-American businessman condemns detention of Sikhs in US

In the wake of reports regarding the detention of 52 Sikhs at a United States detention centre, Indian-American businessman Sant Singh Chatwal said an investigation is underway into the “unfortunate” incident.

AAP MLAs deny being deported by Canadian authorities

Two Aam Admi Party legislators today denied they were deported by Canadian authorities from Ottawa International Airport.

New York schools to educate students about Sikhism

With over 70 per cent of Americans ignorant about Sikhism, schools in the US state of New York will now include lessons on the minority community in their curriculum to educate students about Sikh religion and its tradition.