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Waris Ahluwalia calls for 'awareness' on Sikhism post Aeromexico debacle(UPDATE)  Feb 9, 6:25 pm
Amritsar, Feb. 9 (ANI): Indian-American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban, said on Tuesday that this incident has resolved him to take a stand on the matter and called for spreading awareness among airlines on customs of the Sikh community so that such incidents don't occur again.
Sikh actor barred from US-bound flight, calls it opportunity to 'challenge ignorance'  Feb 9, 3:20 pm
Mexico, Feb. 9 (ANI): Indian-American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban, today said that it was an opportunity to challenge fear and ignorance.
S.E. Asia being targeted by global jihad: NYT  Feb 9, 3:13 pm
New York, Feb.9 (ANI): South East Asia is increasingly being targeted by international mujahideen forces as part of a global jihad, reports the New York Times.
Manjit Singh G.K. asks India, US to set guidelines for Sikhs' safety   Feb 9, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Taking strong exception to barring of Indian-American actor, designer and model Waris Ahluwalia from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh G.K. on Tuesday said that he would be writing to both Indian and American governments to put in place a set of guidelines so that the Sikhs do not face such problems in the future.
Sikh Indian-American actor prohibited from Mexico-US flight over turban  Feb 9, 12:10 pm
Karachi, Feb 9 (ANI): A Sikh Indian-American designer and actor has claimed that he was prohibited from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban.
Beyonce`s Super Bowl performance blasted by ex New York Mayor  Feb 9, 9:17 am
Melbourne, Feb. 9(ANI): Trouble is pouring in for Beyonce as the Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has blasted her halftime performance at the Super Bowl and has accused her of using the platform to attack police officers.
SC has provided hope to LGBT community: HRW  Feb 3, 12:43 pm
New York, Feb. 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India has provided some hope to members of the LGBT community by referring petitions filed against a 2013 decision that upheld a discriminatory law criminalizing same-sex relations, to a five-judge bench for review, said Human Rights Watch today.
Alphabet beats Apple to become world's most valuable company  Feb 2, 12:38 pm
New York, Feb.2 (ANI): American multinational conglomerate created in 2015 as the parent company of Google, Alphabet Inc has surpassed tech giant Apple Inc as the most valuable company in the United States.
China Condemns US for sending warship near Paracel Island  Jan 31, 5:56 pm
New York,Jan.31(ANI): United States has been strongly condemned by China after a US warship deliberately sailed near the Paracel chain, one of the Beijing controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea to exercise freedom of navigation and challenge China's vast sea claims.
UN Chief hopes Lanka to stand by commitment on UNHRC resolution  Jan 30, 4:09 pm
New York, Jan 30(ANI): The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that Sri Lankan government will abide by the commitment it made to the UN Human Rights Council in October last year when it co-sponsored the UN resolution.
Iran sending thousands of Afghans to fight in Syria: HRW  Jan 29, 12:45 pm
New York, Jan 29: Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has recruited thousands of undocumented Afghans living there to fight in Syria since at least November 2013, Human Rights Watch said today.
Myanmar President hails 'triumph' of democratic transition in last parliament address  Jan 28, 4:12 pm
New York, Jan 28 (ANI): Myanmar's President Thein Sein has hailed the "triumph" of the nation's democratic transition in his last address to a military-dominated parliament before it makes way for a historic new legislature led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD).
Michael Bloomberg considering third party run for the White House  Jan 27, 3:47 pm
London, Jan.27 (ANI): The United States Presidential campaign has been jolted because a report said that the former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was actively considering entering the race as an independent candidate.
Syed Akbaruddin presents his UN ambassador credentials to Ban Ki-moon  Jan 26, 9:07 am
New York, Jan. 26 (ANI): Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, presented his credentials to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters here on Monday.
HRW calls on Lanka to accomplish UNHRC commitments  Jan 25, 2:16 pm
New York,Jan.25(ANI): Global rights watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Government of Sri Lanka to fulfill its commitments to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) by ensuring that foreign judges and prosecutors play a significant role in the mandated accountability mechanism for wartime abuses.
Five killed shovelling snow in NY during snowstorm  Jan 24, 9:21 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 24 (ANI): Five people died in New York trying to shovel the snow caused by the massive blizzard, according to US media reports.
Charlotte Rampling says #OscarsSoWhite remark taken out of context  Jan 23, 10:14 am
New York, Jan. 23 (ANI): To control the damage she made with her statement on #OscarsSoWhite movement, Academy award-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling said that her comments were misinterpreted.
Mallika Sherawat becomes hot quotient in Rishi Rich's new single  Jan 22, 4:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat is all set to raise the temperatures with her sizzling presence in the video of an upcoming single by Rishi Rich and New York / New Jersey based R&B and Pop sensation Amrit Dasu a.k.a. DASU.
NYT twitter fumbles over 'Modi, Sharif' on Pak University attack  Jan 20, 8:34 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 20 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif both vehemently condemned the deadly attack on the Bacha Khan University near Peshawar, but the New York Times appeared confused mistaking the former with the premier of the Islamic Republic.
Vin Diesel teases fans with 'Fast and Furious 8' first look  Jan 17, 3:02 pm
Washington D.C., Jan. 17 (ANI): It seems Vin Diesel did not waste much time after getting the 'Golden Globe' this year and has come up with the first look of the eighth installment of the 'Fast and Furious' franchise.
Lyft announces partnership to help senior citizens visit doc  Jan 13, 2:41 pm
New Delhi. Jan.13 (ANI): American transportation network company Lyft has announced a partnership with the National MedTrans Network that will provide senior citizens in New York City get rides to non-emergency medical appointments.
Pak NYT correspondent's house raid not a 'target' raid, say police  Jan 13, 2:22 pm
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): The move to search the house of New York Times Correspondent Salman Masood has been claimed by the police to be a part of search operation carried out in Loi Bher, Sihala areas rather than a targeted one.
Granting asylum to Assad would be easier than sheltering Snowden: Putin  Jan 13, 12:56 pm
New York, Jan 13 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin hinted that he may grant asylum to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and compared it to the situation of American defector Edward Snowden.
It was an 'emergency' landing for Khloe K  Jan 13, 10:44 am
Washington D.C., Jan. 13 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian had to take a slight detour during her visit to the New York City as her plane made an emergency landing in Las Vegas.
'Showman' David Bowie's almost collapsed during final gig  Jan 13, 9:53 am
Melbourne, Jan. 13 (ANI): In a classic case of the legend's 'showmanship', it was revealed that David Bowie was extremely weak and collapsed backstage during his final public appearance in New York last month, despite fans saying he looked fit and healthy.
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