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Indian-origin man jailed for sexually assaulting minor in UK

A 61-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for 30 months for sexually assaulting a 16 year-old girl in the UK. Anandarajah Bremakumar, of Colindale...

Human cost of layoffs: Without a job and racing against a 60-day deadline

Raj Thakur is stressed, anxious and, above all, angry. A Seattle-based IT engineer, Thakur was among the 18,000 employees Amazon laid off in...

Indo-Canadian woman Jassi ‘butchered for love’: Author

Twenty-two years ago, a Canadian-born Indian woman, Jassi, paid a heavy price for defying her parents to marry a poor peasant from Jagraon...

Indian-origin father of 3 dies after being hit by car in US

A 39 year-old Indian-origin father of three, who had gone to pick up insulin and Pokemon cards for his children from a convenience...

US State Senate passes resolution honouring Sikh community

The Senate in the US state of Utah unanimously passed a resolution highlighting the history and significant contributions of the Sikh community. The resolution,...

In a first, Indian-American named President of Harvard Law Review

The Harvard Law Review has elected Apsara Iyer as its 137th president, making her the first Indian-American woman to head the prestigious publication...

Sikh boy asked to remove Patka during football match in Spain

A 15-year-old Sikh boy was asked by a referee to remove his 'Patka' (under-turban) during a football match in Spain, saying that wearing...

British Sikh, who wanted to ‘kill’ Queen Elizabeth, pleads guilty

A British Sikh who allegedly planned to "kill the Queen" on Christmas Day in 2021 and was arrested with a loaded crossbow has admitted...