Germany gurdwara attack worries community

Berlin April 18 An explosion in a gurudwara in Essen in Germany has the Sikh community in Europe worried since this is the first time such an incident has happened in the continent. Many feel it is a hate crime in keeping with the xenophobia and anti-immigrant feeling sweeping…

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Indians' death to figure during Sushma's Russia trip

New Delhi April 18 The death of two Indian girl students in a Russian medical college hostel fire and that of a medical student from Srinagar in a Russian city will figure External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s trip to Moscow on April 18.

“I am going to Moscow. The…

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Iran accuses US, EU of not fulfilling nuclear deal

Washington, April 16 Iran’s Central Bank Governor Valiollah Seif on Friday accused the US and the European Union (EU) of failing to honor their commitments to the nuclear deal signed last year.

The US and the EU have done “almost nothing” to help Iran access the international financial system…

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US visa fee hike discriminatory, targeted at Indian IT professionals: Jaitley

Washington April 15 India has expressed concern over the hike in visa fee by the US, saying it is “discriminatory” and largely affects Indian IT professionals.

The issue was raised by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his bilateral meeting with US Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman.

Jaitley also underlined the…

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Cameron hosts Vaisakhi reception at No 10

London April 15 Prime Minister David Cameron hosted a Visakhi reception at No 10 Downing Street on Wednesday.

The prime minister lauded the contribution of the Sikh community to British business and cultural sectors, according to Asian Lite.

Prominent members of the British Sikh community were invited to a reception…

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