- Apr 12, 2015 18:45 IST
Baisakhi is one of the most important festivals of Punjab, but when it comes to enthusiasm in celebrating it, inspiring examples of Punjabis settled abroad stand apart. In fact, each year their zeal and gusto is beyond compare as they eagerly wait for this festival throughout the year.
- Jan 29, 2015 16:50 IST
A 32-year-old Indian man in Australia, accused of stalking two women, has escaped conviction after a court considered that he had been wrongly influenced by Bollywood movies.
- Mar 10, 2015 18:54 IST
A Sikh student has been awarded 45,000 dollars in damages by a rights tribunal in New Zealand for racial harassment and humiliation he suffered at the hands of his Indian-origin employers.
- Mar 17, 2015 18:30 IST
New Zealand Parliament's first Sikh MP has called for a legislation to allow carrying of the kirpan while travelling in planes.
- Mar 16, 2015 15:12 IST
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said on Monday that the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to bar Sikh fans from carrying 'kirpans' at World Cup matches was wrong. Seven Sikh cricket fans were stopped from entering Eden Park to watch India play Zimbabwe in a match on Saturday as they were carrying kirpans, The New Zealand Herald reported.
- Mar 08, 2015 16:49 IST
A 41-year-old Indian IT consultant was brutally stabbed to death in Australia, just 300m from her home, police said on Sunday as they launched a probe into the horrific attack.
- Jan 30, 2015 21:43 IST
A stolen car may have been involved in a Punjabi delivery van driver's mysterious disappearance in Australia, a police officer said on Friday.
- Dec 06, 2014 14:14 IST
A 21-year-old Indian-origin man on Saturday died after falling from 26th floor of a high-rise apartment building here. Identified as Rehmat Sandhu died falling from the glass balcony of a 36 storey apartment building of the City Road tower. He was a member of a Punjab dance group based in Melbourne.
- Nov 28, 2014 21:43 IST
Parties have fielded a large number of Indian-Australian candidates for Saturday's state elections in Victoria, an indication of the growing profile of the Indian community Down Under. The ruling Liberal Party has nominated nine Indian-Australian candidates for the lower and upper houses of the state parliament. The number assumes significance considering the fact that the total number of Liberal Party candidates (for the two houses) is 94.
- Sep 25, 2014 19:35 IST
An Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia will face trial for sexually assaulting a woman, media reports said Wednesday. A West Australian taxi driver, identified as Suni Kumar Saharan, 28, molested the woman, who is also 28 years old, after picking her up along with her four friends from Victoria Park in Perth Sep 7.
- Sep 08, 2014 20:04 IST
Two Indian men, accused of abducting and raping a woman in Australia, were found guilty of the crime Monday, media reported. Ajitpal Singh, 31, and Randhir Singh, 21, were Monday found guilty by an Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court jury on charges of sexual assault, committing acts of indecency, unlawful confinement, and abduction, the Canberra Times reported.
- Aug 22, 2014 15:41 IST
The recent incident of Afghan Sikhs rescued from a shipping container from a UK port has again brought to the limelight the plight of the Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan. Both the minority communities have been facing discrimination at the hands of the majority Muslim community.
- Aug 09, 2014 21:25 IST
A man and a woman have been charged with the murder of a person of Indian origin, Davender Singh, in New Zealand's Auckland city. He was found dead in a car on Thursday evening.
- Aug 08, 2014 18:18 IST
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine on Friday paid his first-ever visit to a gurdwara here and acknowledged the growing role and contributions made by the Punjabi community in the key Australian state.
- Jul 30, 2014 13:03 IST
A family of a 27-year-old Indian man who has been missing since May this year has appealed for help in tracing him. Shiva Chauhan, who worked in Melbourne as a delivery man went missing on the night of May 1 after concerns were raised on his welfare when he failed to make his deliveries and did not turn up to an arranged meeting on the same day.