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2 Sikh youth killed in US car crash 2 Sikh youth killed in US car crash

 

Washington, Two Sikh youths were killed in a car crash in the US state of Indiana, the media reported.

Authorities on Thursday identified the victims as Davneet S. Chahal, 22, and Varundeep S. Bring, 19, both from Fishers city, the American Bazaar reported.

The crash took place at around 2.30 a.m. on Wednesday. The car crashed into a tree and one of the victims was thrown out of the car on impact, the police said.

Jaish chief Masood Azhar declared global terrorist by UNSC Jaish chief Masood Azhar declared global terrorist by UNSC

 

New York, In a huge diplomatic victory for India, the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday declared Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, two and a half months after his outfit carried out the ghastly terror attack in Kashmir's Pulwama.

The UNSC's 1267 Sanctions Committee made the declaration after China, which had blocked the proposal four times earlier, lifted its "technical hold" amidst intense pressure from the Security Council's other permanent members like the US, the UK and France.

Lanka blast suspect had links with IS module in India Lanka blast suspect had links with IS module in India


New Delhi,  Zahran Hashim, a radical Tamil-speaking cleric who is believed to have masterminded the Sri Lanka blasts which left over 350 people dead and around 500 injured on Easter Sunday, was in "direct and regular" touch with some Islamic State sympathizers in Southern India for over three years and was instrumental in forming a "pro-IS module", sources said.

Sri Lanka blames Muslim group for Easter horror Sri Lanka blames Muslim group for Easter horror

 

Colombo, The government on Monday blamed a Sri Lankan Muslim outfit for the horrific serial bombings which killed 290 people in the country on Easter Sunday and said the attacks were "a colossal intelligence failure".

The National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) carried out the eight explosions across three cities in Sri Lanka, also injuring over 500 people, the government told the media.

839 Sikh pilgrims on 10-day visit to Pakistan 839 Sikh pilgrims on 10-day visit to Pakistan


Amritsar, A batch of 839 devotees left for Pakistan on Friday to visit various Sikh shrines there on the occasion of Baisakhi.

The group, under the aegis of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), includes both men and women.

 Ben & Jerry’s to join Turban Day celebration in Times Square Ben & Jerry’s to join Turban Day celebration in Times Square


Washington, D.C -- Ben & Jerry’s will join We Are Sikhs (WAS) and Sikhs of New York (SNY) on their upcoming Turban Day 2019 event on April 13 in Times Square. The event coincides with the annual mid-April Vaisakhi celebration, a harvest festival that commemorates the formation of the Khalsa, a Sikh insitiution that instructed all Sikhs to protect equality and religious freedom for all people.

US Congress asked to change laws against migrants US Congress asked to change laws against migrants

Washington, US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has asked Congress to change the laws to allow for faster deportation of migrant children from Central America, as well as the ability to detain families while they await their day in court.

In a letter to lawmakers on Thursday, Nielsen said her most immediate request is for the authority to return Central American unaccompanied children to their home countries if they "have no legal right to stay", similar to the way the department repatriates Mexican children, CNN reported.

According to Nielsen, the inability to deport these children has resulted in hundreds of Central American children entering Department of Homeland Security (DHS) custody each day and ultimately being placed with sponsors in the US.

Another Hindu girl abducted in Pakistan Another Hindu girl abducted in Pakistan



Islamabad, Days after two minor Hindu sisters in Pakistan were allegedly kidnapped and forcibly converted to Islam, another Hindu girl has been abducted by armed men in Sindh province, media reports said on Wednesday.

According to a FIR lodged by her father on Tuesday, his 14-year-old daughter was seized from their house by four armed men - three of them unknown to him - on March 17, the Dawn newspaper reported.

Some reports said the crime happened on Monday night.

Nirav Modi arrested in London Nirav Modi arrested in London



London
 Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi was on Wednesday arrested in London on charges of defrauding on a huge loan taken from the Punjab National Bank (PNB), official sources said.

Police made the arrest seven days after the London Westminster Court issued an arrest warrant against Nirav Modi who left India days before the scam came to light in January 2018.

China not to recognise Dalai Lama's Indian successor China not to recognise Dalai Lama's Indian successor



Beijing, China on Tuesday indicated that it won't recognise the successor of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama if found in India.

The 14th Dalai Lama has been living in India in exile since 1959 after a failed revolt against Communist rule in Tibet. Beijing calls him a "dangerous secessionist" and is worried about his successor.

You are making Canada proud: Trudeau to Lilly Singh You are making Canada proud: Trudeau to Lilly Singh



Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Canadian-born Lilly Singh, who goes by the stage name Superwoman, on bagging a late night show of a major TV network and said the YouTube sensation is making Canada proud.

Trudeau tweeted on Sunday evening: "Congratulations Superwoman! You're making Canada proud - and making us laugh along the way."

Christchurch attack: 5 Indian victims identified Christchurch attack: 5 Indian victims identified


Christchurch, The Indian High Commission in New Zealand on Sunday confirmed that five Indians were killed in the Christchurch terror attack that claimed 50 lives.

Pakistan is global terror state: Kashmiri Pandits Pakistan is global terror state: Kashmiri Pandits



Houston The Houston chapters of Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) and Friends of India Society International took out a protest against Pakistans state policy on terrorism that has penetrated deep into India and spread its tentacles globally

Pakistan urged to be more 'amenable' on Kartarpur Pakistan urged to be more 'amenable' on Kartarpur

 

Chandigarh, Expressing his disappointment over Pakistan's response to various issues raised by India during the first meeting on the Kartarpur Corridor project, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday urged Islamabad to be more "amenable and responsive" to India's demands keeping in view the interests of devotees seeking to visit the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara across the border.

In a statement issued here, the Chief Minister said: "Islamabad's response to India's demands was totally inadequate and the neighbouring country needed to reconsider its stand if the Corridor is to serve its true purpose, in the spirit in which it was decided to be opened."

Imran Khan's income drops sharply in 3 years Pakistan registers FIR against Indian pilots for 'bombing trees' Pakistan's airspace to remain partially closed till Saturday Ball now in India's court, says Pakistan on de-escalating tensions Pakistan issues order to seize assets of all banned outfits Pakistan Minister slammed over anti-Hindu remarks Indian pilot not released under any pressure: Pakistan Pakistanis demand Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan Pakistan partially restores airspace with restrictions Imran Khan ready to talk to Modi: Pakistan Foreign Minister Canada urges India, Pakistan to engage in dialogue Will decide on status of Indian pilot in couple of days: Pakistan 2 IAF pilots captured, claims Pakistan Imran asks armed forces, citizens to 'prepare for all eventualities' Pakistan claims IAF did not go deep into Pakistani territory Balakot was hub of JeM Pakistan not concerned if India diverts water If India attacks, we'll retaliate: Imran warns Imran's 'peace' push turns into bloody push Abu Dhabi adds Hindi as third language in courts India urges US to release detained Indian students Hindu temple vandalized in US 100 Indian students arrested in US over immigration fraud Jassi murder: 2 extradited from Canada for Punjab honour killing Nepal bank announces ban of Indian notes above Rs 100 WhatsApp rolls out 5-chat message forwarding limit globally UK Govt Agrees to Obtain Input from Afghan Sikhs for Report India, Pakistan exchange lists of nuclear installations US man jailed for attacking Sikh cab driver Man jailed for threatening to kill Trump