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 Fresno Sikhs launch  ‘WE ARE SIKHS’ campaign  Fresno Sikhs launch ‘WE ARE SIKHS’ campaign


FRESNO, CA – The Fresno Chapter of the National Sikh Campaign (NSC), along with local community leaders held a press conference to announce We Are Sikhs Fresno, an initiative to improve awareness of the Sikh religion and Sikh Americans in the Fresno community. We Are Sikhs Fresno will feature local, multi-platform advertising, community events and outreach to the local community.

Thousands celebrate World Yoga Day in UAE Thousands celebrate World Yoga Day in UAE



Dubai, Thousands of people of different nationalities took part in various events organised in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the eve of the International Yoga Day.

The third International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 but the events in the UAE were held a day earlier.

The Khaleej Times reported that there were multiple venues across the UAE for the day. As the sun set down, participants trooped to the main venues in Dubai such as Burj Park, Zabeel Park and Burhani Complex in Al Nahda, at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium and at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi

India-Afghan air freight corridor to open soon India-Afghan air freight corridor to open soon



New Delhi, long-awaited India-Afghanistan air freight corridor will take off in the next few days, government said on Friday.

"The freight corridor between India and Afghanistan is on the verge of becoming a reality," External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay told the weekly media briefing here.

Indian woman stabbed to death in Kuwait Indian woman stabbed to death in Kuwait



Kuwait City, An Indian woman was severely beaten and stabbed to death in a suburb of Kuwait city, a media report said.

Her husband is missing and a security official said the flatmate of the woman notified the Interior Ministry after finding her body inside the house in Khaitan area, the Arab Times reported. The woman's identity was not revealed.

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC over LoC firing Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC over LoC firing


Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh over "unprovoked ceasefire violations" along the Line of Control that it said killed two of its civilians and injured three others.

UK elects first female Sikh MP UK elects first female Sikh MP



London, Preet Gill has become the first female Sikh MP to be elected to the UK's Houses of Parliament as Thursday's general election results started pouring in, the media reported on Friday.

India promoting terrorism in Afghanistan- Pakistan India promoting terrorism in Afghanistan- Pakistan


Islamabad, Pakistan on Thursday accused India of promoting "state-sponsored terrorism" in Afghanistan to sabotage the Islamabad-Kabul ties.

4,000 Indian students seek US visa for higher education 4,000 Indian students seek US visa for higher education



New Delhi, Around 4,000 Indian students appeared for interviews on Thursday to secure the American visa to pursue higher education in the US, brushing aside fears of hate crimes in that country.

Pakistan-born London attacker's family hotel searched Pakistan-born London attacker's family hotel searched



London, Police on Tuesday identified the third of London Bridge attackers who killed seven people as an Italian. Pakistani authorities meanwhile searched the family hotel of a Pakistan-born Briton who was one of the three terrorists.

Security agencies on Tuesday searched the hotel in Mujahidabad area in Karachi owned by an uncle of Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, who was among the three terrorists shot dead by police after their Saturday night terror.

US call centre scam: 4 Indians, 1 Pakistani plead guilty US call centre scam: 4 Indians, 1 Pakistani plead guilty



Washington, Four Indians and a Pakistani national have pleaded guilty to charges for their role in a massive telephone impersonation fraud and money laundering scheme in the US perpetrated by India-based call centres, the US Department of Justice said.

Major UK terror attacks in recent years Major UK terror attacks in recent years


London, Major terror attacks in the UK in the last two years June 3-2017- Two attacks -- one on London Bridge and and in the nearby Borough market -- killed six people and left 40 wounded.

Lost temple discovered after 1,000 years in China Lost temple discovered after 1,000 years in China



Beijing, Archaeologists have excavated a temple in China's Chengdu city, around 1,000 years after it was deemed to have been lost, officials said on Sunday.

The Fugan temple lasted from the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420 A.D.) to the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279 A.D.), Xinhua news agency reported.

It is said that Daoxuan, a famous Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) monk, once performed a religious ritual praying for rains to end a persistent drought in the temple after which it rained -- as if the prayers were heard in heaven.

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

 

Islamabad, Pakistan on Thursday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad over fresh ceasefire violations on the Line of Control, that it said have killed one Pakistani civilian and injured four others.

The Foreign Office said in a statement that Director General Mohammad Faisal (South Asia and Saarc Desk), summoned Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh and condemned the "unprovoked" ceasefire violation by Indian forces on Thursday in Battal, Jandrot and Kotli sectors

Jadhav can never be released: Pakistani lawyer Jadhav can never be released: Pakistani lawyer



Islamabad, Alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court, "can never be released or acquitted", a Pakistani lawyer said on Monday.

Khawar Qureshi, the lawyer who represented Pakistan at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Jadhav case, said ICJ would neither acquit the spy nor release him.

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