Diaspora

KP Singh among 22 Golden Hoosier Award winners

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: Prominent artist and community service leader Kanwal Prakash Singh got yet another appreciation award to adorn his showcase. Indian-born Sikh American KP Singh was among 22 persons who were decorated with the 2017 Golden Hoosier Award at the award ceremony at the Indiana State House. KP Singh was the lone recient of the recognition from Indianapolis.

Sikh woman becomes first turbaned Supreme Court judge in Canada

Punjab News Express
CANBERRA: Indian-origin Sikh human rights advocate Palbinder Kaur Shergill has been appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster.

Sony urged to portray Hindu gods with respect in video-game “Uncharted: The Lost Legacy”

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Concerned about trivialization; Hindus are urging Sony Corporation and its subsidiaries to depict Hindu deities, temples, traditions and concepts with respect and accuracy in video-game “Uncharted: The Lost Legacy”; when it is released on August 22.

Overwhelming response to yoga in Indianapolis

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS : Yoga is gaining in more popularity in Indianapolis as more than 3,000 persons enthusiastically participated in the ancient practice at the Monument Circle . This year’s summer solstice and the inaugural International Day of Yoga, the Circle City organised the single largest yoga event on Tuesday. Several mini classes, including meditation, Kundalini, Yoga for Athletes, Hooping, Yin Yoga, , were also hosted to introduce yoga.

Charleston S.C. AME Church shooting Second Anniversary Commemorated in Chicago

Punjab News Express
CHICAGO: Second anniversary of the tragic shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston South Carolina was observed at St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church in Hyde Park, Chicago on June 17, 2017.

KP Singh's 47th successive association with Talbott Street Art Fair

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: Founded in 1956 Talbott Street Art Fair is the longest Art Fair in Indiana. Kanwal Prakash Singh, the world renowned artist known for his lines of distinction created a landmark having participated in the Fair for the last 47 running year. KP Singh will also be completing 50 years in America this year. He migrated to USA from India in 1965.

Los Angeles firm removes Ganesha socks within few hours of Hindu protest

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA): Chatsworth (Los Angeles, California) headquartered online retailer “Hipster’s Wonderland” removed socks from website carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha within few hours after upset Hindus complained calling these “highly inappropriate”.

American Sikh delegation calls on Vice President Mike Pence

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS : A Sikh delegation met United States Vice President Mike Pence under the leadership of eminent Sikh leader and SikhsPAC chairman, Gurinder Singh Khalsa in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana at the JW Marriott. 

Upset Hindus urge Los Angeles online retailer to withdraw Lord Ganesha socks

Punjab News Express
NEVADA, US: Upset Hindus are urging Chatsworth (Los Angeles, California) headquartered online retailer “Hipster’s Wonderland” for immediate withdrawal of socks carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate.

Indian origin Neeru Chadha elected international sea law tribunal judge

By Arul Loui/IANS
UNITED NATIONS: Law expert Neeru Chadha has been elected a judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and will be the first Indian woman to serve on the 21-member court.

25 Indian fishermen detained in Iran released

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI  :Twenty-five Indian fishermen hailing from Tamil Nadu who were detained in Iran since March this year have been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said.

UK elects first female Sikh MP

Punjab News Express
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.

Ritz-Carlton in Indonesia has a Hindu temple

Punjab News Express
NEVADA (USA) : Mandapa, a luxury Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel in Indonesia where one night’s tariff can be around $5040, has a century old Hindu temple on its compound, where guests are invited to join during ceremonies.

New Jersey Hindu temple consecrating unique Krishna statue with 19-day rituals

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Shri Krishna Vrundavana Hindu temple in Edison (New Jersey) is organizing “Shri Krishna Pratishtapana and Brahma KalashOthsava” from May 28 to June 15; involving ancient rituals, philosophical symposiums and festivities around the consecration of uniquely created Saligrama Krishna statue.

Indian-origin lawyer dies after being hit by train in US

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : An Indian-origin lawyer died after he was hit by a train at a crossing in a northern California town.

Spain Hindus organizing to create a united voice

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus in Spain are reportedly coming together to form a united platform to work on issues of common interest and be a voice for the community.

Indian American selected among 12 NASA astronaut candidates

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Indian American Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force, has been selected by space agency NASA among 12 astronaut candidates who will conduct research off the Earth for deep space missions.

Hindus seek “decent” new home for Meditation Center at University of North Dakota

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) :Hindus are urging University of North Dakota (UND), a public research university at Grand Forks, to provide its Lotus Meditation Center (LMC) a befitting new home on the campus when the existing one is reportedly taken down over the summer.

Lauding Malaysia for Hindu temple postal stamp, Hindus urge other countries to follow
Punjab News Express
NEVADA (USA) : Hindus have commended Pos Malaysia Berhad for featuring Kuil Sri Kandaswamy Hindu temple of Brickfields area of Kuala Lumpur on a postal stamp.
 
Punjabi folk dance bhangra rocks at White Sox game

Punjab News Express
Chicago: The reverberating Bhangra music and Punjabi Dhol drum beats amplified through the powerful P.A. system took over the Chicago White Sox U.S. Guaranteed Rate Stadium for ten minutes, when colorfully turbaned and costumed popular Punjabi folk dance Bhangra dancers made their moves at the home plate on May 30, 2017. Chicago White Sox were playing against Boston Red Sox. The performances were presented by Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) www.PCSChicago.org.

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