People in Bangalore held a candle light vigil late on Wednesday to condemn the death of woman dentist Savita Halappanavar in an Irish hospital after she was denied an abortion.
Ireland has dropped three doctors of the Galway University Hospital from the team that will probe death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died due to pregnancy-related complications after being denied abortion.
British-based Islamic radicals are preparing to announce a fatwa on 15-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Pakistan Taliban, for speaking up against the outfit and advocating female education.
People concerned about what remains on the internet when they die are compiling “digital wills” to help erase any embarrassing online legacies, it has emerged.
Irish doctors and protesters have joined the growing clamour for a change in the abortion laws in the country.Leading consultant obstetrician Dr Peter Boylan said that Irish abortion laws have become "like a sword of Damocles" hanging over doctors, because there are grey areas where they were left at risk of committing a criminal offence.
A 31-year-old Indian woman died in Ireland from blood poisoning after doctors allegedly refused to perform an abortion stating "this is a Catholic country".
Sant Baba Jeet Singh and his followers have asked English courts to intervene in international dispute over ownership of gurdwaras. The Supreme Court in London is now considering whether it should rule on the spiritual status of a sikh leader and examine his claim to be a "holy saint".
Seeking to restore momentum to their bilateral ties, India and UK on Thursday discussed a wide range of issues, including defence and counter-terrorism while agreeing to hold bi-annual talks to tackle threats from cyber crime.
The bedside digital alarm clock is the gadget we are most likely to hang on to for the longest, researchers say. With its brightly glowing numbers and basic push-button functions, it is hardly the most high-tech gadget in our homes, but it is the one we are most reluctant to part with.
Charnjit Singh Atwal, speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly, has been conferred with Asian Guild's 'Special International Award' for contribution to primary education in his state. Lord Tarsem King, chairman of the Asian Guild presented the award to Atwal, a former deputy speaker of the Lok Sabha, at the Asian Guild Annual Awards Dinner 2012 at the House of Lords here on Tuesday night.
In an age where few marriages endure the test of time, two Punjabi-origin centurions have lived in wedded bliss for 87 years, making them the world's longest married couple.Karam (107) and his wife Katari Chand (100), who have eight children and 28 grandchildren, say that the key to success is looking after each other in every way possible.
Lord Indarjit Singh, the first member of the House of Lords to wear a turban, has been presented with the Punjab Ratan (Jewel of Punjab) award by the World Punjabi Organisation (WPO) in recognition of his contribution to promoting Punjabi culture, heritage and inter-faith services.
The Sikh Awards were held at The Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster Bridge, London on Sunday 21st October 2012. The Awards recognised Sikh contributions and excellence in a variety of fields from nominations received from around the world.
A US Sikh student's dignified response to a tasteless post making fun of her facial hair has earned her a legion of fans. A man took a photo of Balpreet Kaur and uploaded onto Reddit in the 'funny' category with the tagline 'im (sic) not sure what to conclude from this', Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
Britain's immigration officials have arrested 16 Indians described as illegal immigrants during an operation targeted at homeless people who sleep below a bridge in Heston, west London.