Lord Tarsem Singh, of Punjabi origin, died of a suspected heart attack on Thursday night. Tarsem, 75, a former mayor and leader of Sandwell Council in the UK, was a native of Kultham village from Nawanshahr
A sikh soldier has become the first guardsman to parade outside Buckingham Palace wearing a turban instead of the famous bearskin. Jatenderpal Singh Bhullar, 25, is the first guardsman in 180 years of tradition, to choose to wear his turban on the famous forecourt.
Britain's first female Asian peer has been slammed for claiming all Muslims are on benefits and vote Labour. Indian-origin crossbencher Baroness Flather made the comments while defending PM David Cameron's new Aussie campaign chief Lynton Crosby who had allegedly said that 'chasing Muslim votes was a waste of Tory time'.
A senior Irish government official has not ruled out a public inquiry into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died due to pregnancy-related complications after being denied abortion in Ireland.
An Indian-origin man in Britain has become the first person to be banned from all 1,200 McDonald's outlets in England and Wales, after being caught spying on two women in the restaurant's restrooms.
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.
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.
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.