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Hindus upset as Europe headshops sell cannabis paraphernalia with Ganesha images

Upset Hindus are urging European Commission to persuade various headshops of Europe to withdraw cannabis paraphernalia with images of Lord Ganesha and other Hindu deities, which they feel is highly inappropriate.

NRI with roots in Gujarat shot dead in North Carolina

A non-resident Indian having his roots in Anand town of central Gujarat was killed in a fatal shooting in the United States on Saturday.

US Embassy remain closed today, to reopen on November 13

US Embassy remain closed today: All parts of the US Mission, including the Consular Section, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Information Resource Centre, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), US Peace Corps offices and the US Consular Agency in Montego Bay and the Cayman Islands are closed on Veterans Day weekend on Saturday. 

Will bring bill to allow NRIs to vote from their locations, Centre tells SC

The central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it will bring a bill during the Winter Session of Parliament to amend the Representation of People Act for allowing Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to exercise their franchise from their offshore locations.

Sikhs Can Wear Small Kirpans On Flights In Canada

Sikhs Can Wear Small Kirpans On Flights Under New Transport Canada Rules. The decision of the Canadian authorities to change the earlier rule has been disclosed by the World Sikh Organization of Canada ( WSO).

NRI known as “Chicken King” to reopen his poultry plant in UK

Britain’s Punjab-origin “chicken king” Ranjit Singh Boparan is set to resume poultry production at his UK factory which had been suspended in the wake of hygiene scandal.

NRI jailed for 8­yr for killing cyclist in UK

A Sikh driver has been jailed for eight years after running over and killing a young cyclist while he was high on drink and drugs.

USA truck drivers to hold big protest rally against ELD mandate at Yuba City

With a view to further continuing their fight against the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, Sikhs Political Action Committee Founder and Chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa of Fishers announced that  former judge Linda Chezem would address the truck owners on November 4  at 4:00 pm during the Sikh Parade at Yuba City (California).

Is the linking of Aadhar, PAN with bank accounts mandatory for NRIs ?

A section of the NRIs of the World are more worried than the citizens of India on the issue of Adhar Card ( UID), the linking of  which has been made mandatory with every bank account. 

Indian origin people highly skilled in comparison other ethnic groups

Britain’s Indian-origin population tends to be among the most highly skilled in comparison to the country’s other ethnic minority categories, according to a new ‘Race Disparity Audit’ released on Tuesday.

69% Canadians may consider voting for turbaned Sikh, wearing kirpan

After Jagmeet Singh was elevated as the leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) -the first nonwhite and turbaned Sikh to head any political party in Canada -69% respondents in an online poll said they would consider voting for a national party leader who wears a turban and carries a kirpan.

Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among six probables for Nobel Prize for economics: The Wall Street Journal

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan features in the list of probables for this year's Nobel Prize in Economics, The Wall Street Journal has reported.

VOCEFORUS TAMILIANS’ PROTEST STONEWALLED AT CHICAGO INDIAN CONSULATE

Past week, Chicago based Tamil community members staged a loud protest outside the Indian Consulate Chicago agitating against India Government’s allegedly hasty imposition of NEET upon the students of Tamil Nadu. 

Wives deserter NRIs to loose passports, Government tightening noose on NRIs

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) who harass their wives or desert them could face impoundment or cancellation of their passport if the Centre accepts the recommendations of a high-level panel.

Sushma for effective steps to tackle issue of NRIs’ deserting wives

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said effective steps will be taken by the government to tackle the issue of NRI men deserting their Indian wives.