Punjab Abroad- Britain

  • Manika Kaur
    Aug 18, 2015 19:29 IST

    Indian singer plans concert to raise funds for Punjab schools

    An Indian-origin singer-songwriter will perform at a one-off charity concert here this weekend to raise funds for educational projects in Punjab.

  • A worshipper pray at the Guru Nanak Sikh
    Apr 13, 2015 21:26 IST

    Anti-Islamic graffiti scrawled on gurdwara in Scotland

    An anti-Islamic graffiti along with a Nazi symbol has been found scrawled on the wall of one of the newest gurdwaras in Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city.

  • Ed Miliband
    Apr 10, 2015 19:50 IST

    PM hopeful Ed Miliband visits Gurudwara to woo Sikh voters

    The leader of Britain's Opposition Labour has pitched for the Sikh vote by visiting a well-known gurudwara during his campaign trail.

  • Rape
    Apr 07, 2015 10:35 IST

    Wanted in Britain for rape, murder attempt, Punjabi man arrested in Delhi

    A 28-year-old Punjabi man, against whom the Interpol had issued a red corner notice as he was wanted for rape and attempt to murder of two young women in Scotland, was arrested by the crime branch of the Delhi police.

  • Gurdwara
    Apr 04, 2015 18:29 IST

    Gurdwara in Britain accused of discriminating against disabled

    A major gurdwara in Britain has been sued by worshippers for allegedly discriminating against elderly and disabled people during prayers, media reported on Saturday.

  • Sikh man hate crime
    Mar 31, 2015 20:39 IST

    Video of Sikh man being beaten up in Birmingham goes viral

    A video showing a Sikh man being brutally beaten up on a crowded street in Birmingham, UK's second-largest city, went viral on the Internet, prompting the police to launch a probe into the suspected hate crime.

  • Sikh man honoured
    Apr 02, 2015 08:29 IST

    UK cops honour Indian who saved Sikh leader in gurdwara attack

    The Leicestershire police have honoured an Indian citizen who saved the life of Namdhari Sikh leader Siri Sat Guru Uday Singh when the latter was attacked in a local gurdwara during his visit here in 2013.

  • “#iamPunjab is an online exhibition on mothers across Punjab who lost breadwinners of the family.
    Mar 09, 2015 23:12 IST

    Online exhibition on mothers of Punjab launched

    A mother bringing up a family and also earning the family bread makes for a heartening tale of courage and will; London-based non-profit organization Khalsa Aid puts the life of seven of these inspiring women from the state at #iamPunjab

  • court canada
    Mar 06, 2015 17:44 IST

    Indian man jailed in London for seeking sex on flight

    A heavily drunk Indian-origin passenger travelling from New Delhi to London, who pestered a schoolgirl for sex during the flight, has been jailed for four months after a London court convicted him for sexual touching.

  • Karen Emma White
    Mar 05, 2015 22:48 IST

    UK museum assistant says she made new connections for collaborative work

    UK museum assistant Karen Emma White, who has been on a two week visit to Chandigarh and Amritsar to study Sikh culture, feels that she has made connections for collaborative works with the museums here.

  • Painting 'Casualty of War: A portrait of Maharaja Duleep Singh' by The Sikh Twins on display at National Museum, Scotland.
    Feb 18, 2015 12:34 IST

    The maharaja he couldn’t be

    A maharaja only in name, who lived away from his kingdom, mother, country, faith, and culture since the age of 10 and died a pauper after a failed marriage, Duleep Singh, last of the Sikh rulers, has been the muse of many artists and historians.

  • British Sikh-N
    Feb 05, 2015 14:14 IST

    UK Sikhs start manifesto campaign

    The British Sikh community has launched a first-of-its-kind political campaign targeting 50 seats nationwide, including three in west London, for the 2015 general elections.

  • The Sikh-N with lieutenant AC Vicary (right) and another British soldier
    Jan 24, 2015 08:48 IST

    A warhorse named Sikh

    An incredible story of a warhorse nicknamed Sikh that survived World War 1 has come out recently and amazed the curator of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum in Britain.

  • Sophia by Anita Anand
    Jan 21, 2015 09:50 IST

    Rediscovering daughter of Maharaja Duleep Singh

    Everyone knows about the guts, glory and grandeur of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Lion of Punjab. People also know about the life of his son Maharaja Duleep Singh, who lived in obscurity after he was exiled to Britain at the age of 15 and died alone in Paris at 55.

  • Sikhs in World War 1. HT Photo
    Dec 01, 2014 09:28 IST

    UK secy lauds role of Sikhs in WW-1, 2

    Lauding the valiant role played by Sikh soldiers during World War 1 and 2, UK home secretary Theresa May on Sunday described them as unsung heroes who won freedom for the country.