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SC gives one week to Centre to decide on NRI voting rights
14.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to apprise it within a week as to whether it is going to amend the election law or rules for enabling non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote in polls here.
 
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice ...
  


Clarify your stand on Khalistan: Congress to Canadian Defence Minister
14.04.17 - TEAM PT

Senior Congress leaders and legislators today asked the Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan to clarify his stand on the issue of Khalistan. "It is important and in the interest of the good and friendly relationship between India and Canada that Mr Sajjan clarify his ...
  


'God warned me to stop cursing,' says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
28.10.16 - TEAM PT

The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a "son of a bitch” and told Barack Obama to "go to hell,” says he has promised to God he won’t spew expletives again.

Mr Duterte’s zest for outrageous declarations has played well at home but left ...
  


37 Sikhs honoured on Singapore National Day
11.08.16 - Asia Samachar

More than three dozen Sikhs received various medals for the Singapore National Day Awards 2016.

There are 22 men and 15 women Sikhs who made the cut this time around.

Among the women on the list are District Judge Jasvender Kaur and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore ...
  


Hillary Clinton Selects Tim Kaine as a Vice Presidential Running Mate
23.07.16 - team pt

Hillary Clinton named Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday, selecting a battleground-state politician with working-class roots and a fluency in Spanish, traits that she believes can bolster her chances to defeat Donald J. Trump in November.

Mrs. Clinton’s choice, which she ...
  


David Cameron resigns as UK shocks the world by voting for Brexit
24.06.16 - TEAM PT

David Cameron will resign as Prime Minister by October Britons voted against his advice to remain in European Union. Cameron announced his resignation, saying that the country needed "fresh leadership.”

With the Leave campaign securing 52 per cent of the vote, Mr Cameron addressed the nation ...
  


UN court rules in favour of Italian Marines, asks India to set Girone free
02.05.16 - pt team

A UN arbitration court, on Monday, ruled that one of the Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen in 2012, who has been detained in New Delhi for more than four years, be set free to return home.

Two Italian marines, Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, ...
  


Two residential towers engulfed in flames in Ajman, UAE
29.03.16 - pt team

Two residential towers have been engulfed in a huge blaze in northern UAE emirate of Ajman.
 
The fire had reportedly erupted at a building in the Ajman One residential cluster of 12 towers and spread to at least another tower yesterday.
 
The residents were evacuated and the ...
  


Ansar Burney demands release of 4-year old Pakistani boy from Indian jail
21.03.16 - pt team

Internationally known Human Rights Activist, Ansar Burney demanded of the Indian government to release a four-year-old Pakistani child detained in an Indian prison.
 
According to a statement issued at Ansar Burney International Trust, Burney has sent letters to Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Indian Foreign Minister, ...
  


Palestinian Primary Teacher wins US $1 million Global Teacher Prize
14.03.16 - pt team

A primary school teacher from a refugee camp in conflict-torn Palestine has won US $1 million (Rs.  6.70 crore approx.) Global Teacher Prize for educating her students about non-violence, beating nine other finalists from around the world, including an Indian.
 
Hanan Al Hroub beat India's Robin ...
  


New Chief Of Police Of Kuala Lumpur:  Sardar Amar Singh
06.03.16 -

A third-generation Sikh-Malaysian policeman, Amar Singh, has been appointed Kuala Lumpur’s Chief of Police, moving from federal headquarters at Bukit Aman where he was Deputy Director of CID.

He replaces Tajuddin Mohamed who moves to federal headquarters to take over from Hamza Taib, who retired as ...
  


‘Allah ordered me’ to kill child: Beheading nanny appears smiling in court
02.03.16 -

The nanny accused of beheading a four-year-old girl in Moscow and waving her severed head outside a Metro station told journalists before a court hearing that ‘Allah ordered’ her to murder the child.
 
Gulchekhra Bobokulova from Uzbekistan appeared in court on Wednesday over the gruesome murder ...
  



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