World Sikh Awards Recognize Outstanding Sikhs

The World Sikh Awards were held recently at London’s Hilton Hotel, recognizing achievements by Sikhs in a variety of fields all over the world. Khushwant Singh of New Delhi took the prize for “Outstanding Sikh Writer,” Harminder Singh Dua of Nottingham, England, took the prize for “Outstanding Sikh Doctor” and Ravinder Singh Atwal of Yuba […]

Slithery Immigrants Pose Serious Threat to America

I was watching a documentary on PBS the other day and came to the realization that America is not doing enough to control the population of a certain group that keeps sneaking into the country and causing trouble. This is a growing problem in Florida and could become a major problem in the rest of […]

Professional Spelling League to Debut Next Fall

Spelling bee fans who have dreamed of watching Snigdha Nandipati battle Kaavya Shivashankar or Sukanya Roy duke it out with Anamika Veeramani will soon get their wish. The former national spelling champions and many others are expected to participate in the inaugural season of the long-awaited Spelling Premier League (SPL). Modeled after the hugely successful […]

Immigration Bill May Open Door for Millions

The U.S. Congress is debating an immigration reform bill that would not only offer a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, it would also allow more people to immigrate based on their skills rather than their family relationships. To give everyone a better understanding of the bipartisan bill, well-known immigration attorney Kyle Ganguly […]

The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile land. “Who’s selling it to ’em? That’s what I wanna know,” Jack Turner said to his friend Conrad Brown, as they sat in the […]

Old People Need Jobs — and Not Just at the Vatican

Pope Francis, the new leader of the worldwide Catholic Church, is 76 years old. Some people think he’s too old to be assuming such a demanding position. They wonder how long he’ll be able to serve as Pope, considering that his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, was 78 when elected to the Papacy and lasted only […]

Buy or sell a home, but only if you dare

My wife and I recently sold our home in Winnipeg and are in the process of buying one in the Chicago suburbs. I’ve learned a lot about home buying and selling, and would like to share some tips with you, in case you’re daring enough to buy or sell a home. I use the word […]

Exclusive Interview with a Domestic Cat

A new study, conducted by researchers from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has found that outdoor cats kill as many as 3.7 billion birds and 20.7 billion small mammals in the United States every year. Yes, billions of birds, squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits and other cute animals are being […]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Deserves More Airtime

Memo to News Production Staff, CNN From Ken Jautz, Executive Vice President Just want to congratulate you on following the recommendations I made in my previous memo, particularly the need to give our viewers more opportunities to benefit from Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s vast medical knowledge. Sanjay is extremely popular with our viewers, not just women […]

Ingenious strategy to protect our schools

It was Christmas Eve, ten days after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and Thurston Johnson Jr. was still seething. “People need to wise up! They’ve got their heads in the sand,” he shouted, as a wide-screen TV inside Raging Bull Tavern showed somber scenes from Newtown, Conn., where a 20-year-old man had gone […]