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    Indian-origin restaurateur racially targeted in US

    Indian-origin restaurateur racially targeted in US


    Taj Sardar, the owner of 'The Kings Diner' in Ashland, Kentucky, was targeted by racial posts by the man after eating at his restaurant, WSAZ-TV reported. Since the racist post, the restaurant has been packed with community support doubling business ever...

    Taj Sardar, the owner of 'The Kings Diner' in Ashland, Kentucky, was targeted by racial posts by the man after eating at his restaurant, WSAZ-TV reported. Since the racist post, the restaurant has been packed with community support doubling business ever since. Ashland city's Mayor Steve Gilmore and three city commissioners visited Sardar to give support.
    Teen charged with beating Sikh man makes obscene gestures in court

    Teen charged with beating Sikh man makes obscene gestures in court


    Sahib Singh Natt was attacked last week and spit at by 18-year-old Tyrone McAllister and his 16-year-old juvenile friend in Manteca, California. McAllister, the son of Union City Police Chief Darryl McAllister, and the juvenile have been charged with...

    Sahib Singh Natt was attacked last week and spit at by 18-year-old Tyrone McAllister and his 16-year-old juvenile friend in Manteca, California. McAllister, the son of Union City Police Chief Darryl McAllister, and the juvenile have been charged with attempted robbery, elder abuse and assault.
    Indian-origin man held for selling cocaine in US

    Indian-origin man held for selling cocaine in US


    ​​Randall Singh, 32, of Long Island has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of stolen property. He allegedly sold bikes worth roughly US $ 60,000 and 162 grams of cocaine. If convicted,...

    ​​Randall Singh, 32, of Long Island has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of stolen property. He allegedly sold bikes worth roughly US $ 60,000 and 162 grams of cocaine. If convicted, he faces between eight and 20 years in prison.
    Indian origin govt lawyer fined for drunk driving in Singapore

    Indian origin govt lawyer fined for drunk driving in Singapore


    Admitting that he had an alcoholic cocktail at a pub before heading home, 39-year-old Jeyendran Jeyapal said it was his first offence and pleaded for minimum punishment in the court. Jeyapal, a deputy senior state counsel in Singapore's...

    Admitting that he had an alcoholic cocktail at a pub before heading home, 39-year-old Jeyendran Jeyapal said it was his first offence and pleaded for minimum punishment in the court. Jeyapal, a deputy senior state counsel in Singapore's Attorney-General's Chambers, also said he had been cooperative with police officers when stopped, the Channel News Asia reported.
    3 men convicted of 'ruthless' murder of Indian-origin jeweller in UK

    3 men convicted of 'ruthless' murder of Indian-origin jeweller in UK


    Following a five-week trial that ended at Birmingham Crown Court on Wednesday, Thomas Jervis, 24, and Charles Frances Mcauley, 20, were found guilty of murder. A third member of the gang, 20-year-old Callan Reeve, was found guilty of manslaughter. All...

    Following a five-week trial that ended at Birmingham Crown Court on Wednesday, Thomas Jervis, 24, and Charles Frances Mcauley, 20, were found guilty of murder. A third member of the gang, 20-year-old Callan Reeve, was found guilty of manslaughter. All three had denied killing Jogiya and pleaded guilty to kidnap and robbery.
    Sikh man shot dead, cousin injured in Canada

    Sikh man shot dead, cousin injured in Canada


    Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal, who was known to local police but had no criminal records, got home on Sunday with his family following a wedding reception. He then went to the garage to hang out with his cousin, and it was at that time when the shooting...

    Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal, who was known to local police but had no criminal records, got home on Sunday with his family following a wedding reception. He then went to the garage to hang out with his cousin, and it was at that time when the shooting started, his family was quoted as saying by the Global News.
    Indian man in US gets over 4 years in jail for possessing child pornography

    Indian man in US gets over 4 years in jail for possessing child pornography


    ​​Abhijeet Das, 28, of Pittsburgh has been sentenced in federal court to 52 months imprisonment for possession of material depicting the exploitation of a minor, US Attorney Scott Brady...

    ​​Abhijeet Das, 28, of Pittsburgh has been sentenced in federal court to 52 months imprisonment for possession of material depicting the exploitation of a minor, US Attorney Scott Brady said.
    Indian-origin man in UK grows world's longest cucumber

    Indian-origin man in UK grows world's longest cucumber


    Raghbir Singh Sanghera, a priest at a local Gurdwara and keen gardener, said the cucumber - whose species has not yet been determined - continues to grow in girth and...

    Raghbir Singh Sanghera, a priest at a local Gurdwara and keen gardener, said the cucumber - whose species has not yet been determined - continues to grow in girth and length.
    Indian-American Seema Nanda becomes CEO of Democratic party

    Indian-American Seema Nanda becomes CEO of Democratic party


    "We are fighting now for the soul of our country - for our democracy and for opportunity," Nanda, the first Indian-American ever to be CEO of either the DNC or the Republican National Committee took over reigns of the main opposition party last week on...

    "We are fighting now for the soul of our country - for our democracy and for opportunity," Nanda, the first Indian-American ever to be CEO of either the DNC or the Republican National Committee took over reigns of the main opposition party last week on July 23. In this capacity, she is be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the powerful DNC.
    Indian-origin entrepreneur develops algorithm to combat fake news

    Indian-origin entrepreneur develops algorithm to combat fake news


    An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world, including plans for a project specifically targeted at...

    An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world, including plans for a project specifically targeted at India.
    British Sikhs to get ethnicity status in 2021 census: Report

    British Sikhs to get ethnicity status in 2021 census: Report


    Britain's strong Sikh community is all set to be listed in the 2021 census as a distinct ethnicity rather than only as a religion, the UK Statistics Authority has said, a major step that will give the community a fair access to all public services in the...

    Britain's strong Sikh community is all set to be listed in the 2021 census as a distinct ethnicity rather than only as a religion, the UK Statistics Authority has said, a major step that will give the community a fair access to all public services in the country.