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Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more than half a century but Indian citizenship has been…

Delhi school principal’s daughter commits suicide

Delhi school principal’s daughter commits suicide

The daughter of the principal of a prominent school here committed suicide by hanging herself at her home as she was depressed on not getting good marriage proposals,…

COMMUNITY

South Asian Council for Social Service Hosts 14th Anniversary Gala

South Asian Council for Social Service Hosts 14th Anniversary Gala

The South Asian Council for Social Services (SACSS) celebrated its 14th anniversary with a reception…

Bangladeshi Man Pleads Guilty to Participation in Bribery Scheme

Bangladeshi Man Pleads Guilty to Participation in Bribery Scheme

A Bangladeshi man and a U.S. citizen pleaded guilty in a White Plains federal court…

Training for Queens Residents to Document and Deter Police Misconduct, Brutality

Training for Queens Residents to Document and Deter Police Misconduct, Brutality

More than 50 Queens community members packed into an office in Jackson Heights Oct. 15…

Bharara Writes to Department of Corrections in Sikh Turban Removal Case

Bharara Writes to Department of Corrections in Sikh Turban Removal Case

  Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, has taken…

INDIA

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more than half a century but Indian citizenship has been…

Delhi school principal’s daughter commits suicide

Delhi school principal’s daughter commits suicide

The daughter of the principal of a prominent school here committed suicide by hanging herself at her home as she was depressed on not getting good marriage proposals,…

Spend less on arms, more on schools, says Nobel laureate Satyarthi

Spend less on arms, more on schools, says Nobel laureate Satyarthi

Countries around the world should cut their defence budgets and invest in education if child labour is to be eradicated, said Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi. The 60-year-old was…

CRIME

Bangladeshi Man Pleads Guilty to Participation in Bribery Scheme

Bangladeshi Man Pleads Guilty to Participation in Bribery Scheme

A Bangladeshi man and a U.S. citizen pleaded guilty in a White Plains federal court Oct. 17 to bribery and fraud…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Canadian parliament locked down, one suspect reported dead

A gunman shot and wounded a soldier in Ottawa on Wednesday and then entered the country’s parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired…

INDIA

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more than half a century but Indian citizenship has…

POLITICS

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more than half a century but Indian citizenship has…

SOUTH ASIA

Corpse-eating case may lead Pakistan to have its first law against cannibalism

As fright-seekers in the United States prepare for Halloween, lawmakers in Pakistan are working to try to prevent their country from producing the world’s next real horror…

COMMUNITY

South Asian Council for Social Service Hosts 14th Anniversary Gala

The South Asian Council for Social Services (SACSS) celebrated its 14th anniversary with a reception on Oct. 11 at the Jackson Heights Jewish Center in Queens. The…

ENTERTAINMENT

Cinema Next Door: Pakistani Film Industry Witnessing Rebirth

– NEW DELHI Pakistan’s first Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chenoy hopes that her efforts to make animation mainstream in her home country herald a new era in the…

LIFESTYLE

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more than half a century but Indian citizenship has…

CINEMA

Cinema Next Door: Pakistani Film Industry Witnessing Rebirth

– NEW DELHI Pakistan’s first Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chenoy hopes that her efforts to make animation mainstream in her home country herald a new era in the…

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