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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy & First Lady praise United Sikhs for relief efforts

The Governor of the state of New Jersey, USA, Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy joined the United Sikhs team at the Ukraine-Poland border, witnessing the specially designed tactical medical program and showering praise on the initiative.  

Twenty films from eight countries screened In Sikh Arts and Film Festival 2023

Turkey Earthquake: UNITED SIKHS collaborating with Govt agencies for relief operations

Responding to one of the worst disasters to hit Turkey, UNITED SIKHS is collaborating with various governments and local organizations for relief operations and expanding assistance to the most affected regions. This includes digging the rubble looking for survivors and distributing relief supplies.

Pakistan's former president Musharraf dies after prolonged illness

After a long bout of serious illness, former Pakistan President and chief of Army staff Pervez Musharraf died today at the American Hospital in UAE's Dubai after spending years in self-imposed exile. He was 79.

Indian app Pixstory takes the centre stage in Arsenal-ManU game

President's first visit to Haryana becomes special, State gets three pivotal development projects

International Gita Mahotsav-2022 became more memorable for Haryanavis as  President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, today gifted three pivotal projects to the State which include first of its kind 'Nirogi Haryana', a health checkup scheme,  covering Antyodaya families, the foundation stone of Sirsa Medical College and the e-ticketing system of  State Roadways. 

Elon Musk greets Indian followers with 'Namaste'

Elon Musk on Tuesday greeted millions of Indian followers with 'Namaste' as he paused Blue service with verification again which was scheduled to be launched from November 29.

Rishi Sunak scripts history, becomes Britain’s first Indian-origin Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak on Tuesday scripted history when he was appointed by King Charles III as Britain’s first Indian-origin Prime Minister after being elected unopposed as the new leader of the governing Conservative Party on Diwali.

University of North Carolina Charlotte apologizes; UNITED SIKHS offers to train staff and campus security on Sikhism

A Sikh student on the campus of University of North Carolina Charlotte had to face harassment last week. He was handcuffed and detained merely for wearing a kirpan — a Sikh article of faith.

Haryana-Saskatchewan Round Table Conference held

Foreign Cooperation Department (FCD), Government of Haryana (GoH) and Saskatchewan India Office, High Commission of Canada jointly organized Haryana-Saskatchewan Round Table Conference at the Hyatt, Chandigarh to identify, facilitate, support, strengthen and enhance opportunities and strategic partnerships in the areas of mutual interest and benefit between Haryana and Saskatchewan province of Canada.

Canada: Gita Yagya organized in Toronto as a part of the ongoing  International Gita Mahotsav

 A Gita Yagya along with Sobha Yatra marked the final day of celebrations of the ongoing three-day International Gita Mahotsav in Toronto, Canada. 

HTCI celebrates Janmashthmi filled with devotion, spirituality

 The Hindu Temple of Central Indiana celebrated Lord Krishma's birthday on Thursday evening  filled with devotion, spirituality and fun for the children. 

British PM Johnson announces resignation

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday announced his decision to step down as the Conservative Party leader, saying he was sad to give up the best job in the world.

Singer Taz of Stereo Nation fame dies of liver failure at 54, Bally Sagoo, Jay Sean, Amaal Mallik mourn demise!

19 killed in shooting in central Mexico

Nineteen people were shot to death in central Mexico, the State Attorney General's Office (FGE) said in a statement on Monday.

Pakistan cancels cultural event near Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib

After objection from the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Pakistan has cancelled ‘Jashan-e-Bahar' programme that was scheduled to take place from March 23 to 27 near Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.

House approves ban on Russian oil to US, bolstering Biden

The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday night that would ban Russian oil imports to the United States, an effort to put into law the restrictions announced by President Joe Biden in response to the escalating war in Ukraine.

 

Modi urges Putin to hold direct talks with his Ukrainian counterpart

The Prime Minister also appreciated the announcement of ceasefire and establishment of humanitarian corridors in parts of Ukraine, including in Sumy, they said.

Pakistan remains on FATF's grey list: Report


The plenary on Friday decided against existing Pakistan from the category despite the country meeting 32 out of 34 action points, the Dawn newspaper reported.

Peace in Taiwan Strait a global concern, says Mullen

Maintaining peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait is not just a US interest, but also a global one, former Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen said Wednesday during a visit to Taiwan that comes amid the backdrop of Russia's war against Ukraine.

Putin was wrong, US is ready: Biden in first State of the Union Address

Accusing his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin of waging a "premeditated and unprovoked" war against Ukraine, President Joe Biden in his maiden State of the Union Address said the United States is ready to tackle the challenge posed by him.

India retained option of reaching out to all sides by abstaining from UN vote on Ukraine

By abstaining from a UN Security Council resolution on the Ukraine crisis, India retained the option of reaching out to all relevant sides to find a middle ground and foster dialogue and diplomacy, official sources said on Saturday.

Russia attacks Ukraine as defiant Putin warns US, NATO

Russian troops launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, as President Vladimir Putin cast aside international condemnation and sanctions and warned other countries 

'Stop your troops from attacking Ukraine' and 'give peace a chance', UN chief urges Putin

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has made a direct and strong appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop his troops from attacking Ukraine and "give peace a chance".

Indian Embassy in Kyiv functional; more Russian-speaking diplomats deployed

India began firming up contingency plans including activating alternative air routes to evacuate its citizens from Ukraine with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) holding a series of high-level meetings to put into operation, sources said.

Ukrainian airspace closed; Air India plane en route to Kyiv called back

An Air India plane that took off for Kyiv in Ukraine on Thursday morning to bring back Indians from the eastern European nation is returning to Delhi due to the closure of Ukrainian airspace amid the Russian military offensive.

'Covid restrictions end, WW3 begins': Twitter in disbelief as Putin orders military operation in Ukraine

In view of the latest situation in Russia, #worldwar3 started trending on Twitter. Twitter cannot believe President Vladimir Putin ordered military operations in Ukraine at a time when the world was struggling through Covid.

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