Saturday, July 13, 2024
ADVT 
International

Indian-American woman, 23 year old Nabeela Syed, becomes youngest member of Illinois General Assembly

Darpan News Desk Twitter, 10 Nov, 2022 05:55 PM
  • Indian-American woman, 23 year old Nabeela Syed, becomes youngest member of Illinois General Assembly

Nabeela Syed an Indian-American Muslim woman at only 23 has made her mark in US midterm elections. She is the youngest person to be part of the Illinois General Assembly.

In the US midterm elections, Syed came out victorious over her Republican rival Chris Bos. Syed shared her excitement, joy, and disbelief all at the same time on Twitter.

She also shared her experience in full post over Instagram.

Syed is a graduate of University of California, Berkley and holds a BA in Political Science and Business Administration.

Photo courtesy of Instagram (@NabeelaSyed)

MORE International ARTICLES

Man jailed for attacking elderly Sikh in Manchester

Man jailed for attacking elderly Sikh in Manchester
Claudio Campos, 28, attacked Avtar Singh in broad daylight as he was walking home from work through the Tib Street area of the City Centre on June 23. Campos, who was with his partner at the time, proceeded to walk up behind Avtar before violently punching him to the head. Singh fell into the middle of the road where he stayed unconscious until a passer-by called for an ambulance.

Man jailed for attacking elderly Sikh in Manchester

British Sikh MP seeks 'urgent action' on rising hate crimes

British Sikh MP seeks 'urgent action' on rising hate crimes
Quoting hate crime statistics 2021-22, Gill, an MP from Birmingham, said hate crimes against Sikhs rose by 169 per cent in comparison to a 38 per cent increase in reported religious hate crimes overall. The 2001 census recorded 336,000 Sikhs living in Britain. Gill said 301 hate crimes against Sikhs were reported in 2021-22, up from 112 in 2020-2021. 

British Sikh MP seeks 'urgent action' on rising hate crimes

Indian-origin Sikh on trial for $10.4mn crypto bungle in Melbourne

Indian-origin Sikh on trial for $10.4mn crypto bungle in Melbourne
Jatinder Singh, 37, and his partner, Thevamanogari Manivel, 40, appeared by video link from prison in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Tuesday, where they were committed to stand trial over theft and other charges, the Canberra Times reported. Crypto.com intended to refund Manivel $100 but she was erroneously transferred $10,474,143. 

Indian-origin Sikh on trial for $10.4mn crypto bungle in Melbourne

Indian restaurant vandalised with racist graffiti in US

Indian restaurant vandalised with racist graffiti in US
The walls of India K' Raja restaurant, owned and operated by Tony Sappal, were spray-painted with derogatory words and phrases targeting Asian Americans. "For 27 years, this has been home. Nobody has ever displayed that kind of anger or hate to us," Sappal told the Richmond Times Dispatch.

Indian restaurant vandalised with racist graffiti in US

Sikh man honoured with top Australian award for his brave act

Sikh man honoured with top Australian award for his brave act
Seehra has been awarded 'Commendation for Brave Conduct' for his swift action towards an agitated patient who threatened to blow up the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in Queensland. The patient had a red-wired explosive-looking device wrapped around his body, Seehra told SBS Punjabi.

Sikh man honoured with top Australian award for his brave act

Indian-American student, Varun Manish Chheda, killed in US, roommate arrested

Indian-American student, Varun Manish Chheda, killed in US, roommate arrested
Ji Min Sha, a 22-year-old junior cybersecurity major from Seoul, South Korea, has been held as the prime suspect in the case, Purdue Police Chief Lesley Wiete said. Wiete called the crime "unprovoked and senseless".  Chheda was just 10 days away from his 21st birthday, the Indianapolis Star reported.

Indian-American student, Varun Manish Chheda, killed in US, roommate arrested