Tigers At Annual Lisa Raitt Dinner!

Tigers At Annual Lisa Raitt Dinner! »

Milton: It was a sold out affair at the 3rd Annual Lisa Raitt Dinner with this year’s guest of honour being the former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and special celebrity…

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Bill To Better Protect Bus and Taxi Drivers Against Assaults »

Ottawa: A legislation tabled in the House of Commons by the Conservatives is expected to provide for safer working conditions for taxi and bus drivers. Bill S.221 will stand up…

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South Asians Still Under Suspicion In The US

South Asians Still Under Suspicion In The US »

Washington: South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern, and Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the U.S., according to a new report by an umbrella community organization. The…

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Unique Downtown Restaurant Staffed By Deaf Servers

Unique Downtown Restaurant Staffed By Deaf Servers »

Toronto: Restauranteur, Anjan Manikumar, has been delighted with all the accolades he and his staff have received since he opened SIGNS, staffed completely by deaf people.   He indicates, “Since…

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Canada Takes Steps To Counter Sexual Violence By ISIL

Canada Takes Steps To Counter Sexual Violence By ISIL »

Ottawa: Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced in the House of Commons  that Canada will undertake renewed action, in coordination with allies and partners, to respond to the heinous…

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Nav Bhatia Takes Sikh Identity To Mainstream

Nav Bhatia Takes Sikh Identity To Mainstream »

Toronto: Nav Bhatia is best known as the Toronto Raptor’s Superfan which he has spent 20 years building in order to achieve one goal, that being to promote South Asians…

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Minister Kenney Outlines Long-term Jobs Strategy

Minister Kenney Outlines Long-term Jobs Strategy »

Ottawa: Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, during a keynote speech delivered at the #Can2020 Conference outlined the solutions the Government is implementing to ensure that all Canadians…

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ICCC Seminar For Women Managers 

ICCC Seminar For Women Managers  »

Toronto: Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce organized an interactive session on, “Keys to Successful Business Management” recently in Toronto. The session was part of ICCC-RBC speaker series. It was focussed…

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Fast-track Citizenship For Armed Forces Members

Fast-track Citizenship For Armed Forces Members »

Halifax, NS: Thanks to the government’s recent changes to the Citizenship Act, Canada has now welcomed two new citizens under the recently-launched fast-track provision for members of the Canadian Armed…

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Alexander Reacts To Vandalism At Pickering Mosque

Alexander Reacts To Vandalism At Pickering Mosque »

Pickering: Following reports of vandalism at the Pickering Islamic Centre, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Chris Alexander issued the following statement recently: “My wife Hedvig and I were deeply concerned by…

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Police Warn Brampton Residents On Break And Enters

Police Warn Brampton Residents On Break And Enters »

Brampton: Peel Regional Police has warned residents to keep windows and doors closed and securely locked after a series of residential break and enters in Brampton. Investigators from the 22…

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Todd Letts is the new CEO of the Brampton Board Of Trade

Brampton Board Of Trade Has A New CEO »

Brampton: Todd’s career has included senior roles in the economic development, finance and business advocacy fields. He has enjoyed over 19 years as an association executive with business organizations such…

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Progressive Muslim Group Disappointed With Opposition Parties

Progressive Muslim Group Disappointed With Opposition Parties »

Toronto: Muslims Facing Tomorrow (MFT), a group of Muslims that campaign for a more modern interpretation of Islam, has congratulated Prime Minister Stephen Harper for taking action against ISIL in…

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India's Space Hero Recognized In Toronto

India’s Space Hero Recognized In Toronto »

Toronto: A standing-room only group of more than 200 Indo-Canadians enthusiastically applauded the leaders and scientists behind India’s successful Mars mission (“Mangalyaan”), at a reception hosted jointly by Canada India…

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Canadian Cheese To Bring Added Cheer To Diwali Recipes 

Canadian Cheese To Bring Added Cheer To Diwali Recipes  »

Montreal: Diwali season is here and Dairy Farmers of Canada teamed up with Spice Goddess Bal Arneson to create a series of delicious South Asian recipes featuring the goodness of…

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne hosted a special Diwali event at Queen's Park

Wynne’s Message On Diwali »

Queen’s Park: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, while hosting a special Diwali event at Queen’s Park,  issued the following statement on the upcoming Diwali celebrations: “On behalf of the Government of…

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Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Crosses Half-way Mark Toward Billion Dollar Target

Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Crosses Half-way Mark Toward Billion Dollar Target »

Toronto: “This is a golden day,” stated Paul Alofs, President & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation “We are announcing a key milestone in our five-year Billion Dollar Challenge…

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Nestlé Canada’s Quality Street Chocolates

Nestlé Canada’s Quality Street Chocolates »

Toronto: To celebrate Diwali, the South Asian  ‘festival of lights’ Nestlé Canada is offering a special Quality Street Diwali gift tin. Quality Street is a popular assortment of imported chocolates…

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Nadir Patel Named Canada's High Commissioner To India

Nadir Patel Named Canada’s High Commissioner To India »

Toronto: Canada’s new High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel is an Indo-Canadian, one who was born in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s state of Gujarat and speaks Gujarati at home. Patel…

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Mallika At Diwali Outdoor Festival In Malton

Mallika At Diwali Outdoor Festival In Malton »

Mississauga: Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat and Bhumi Trivedi surprised everyone at the first outdoor Diwali event, held at the Great Punjab Business Centre on Oct.12. “I love you all!” Mallika…

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Carleton Honours Chanda Kochhar With Doctorate

Carleton Honours Chanda Kochhar With Doctorate »

By Kristy Strauss Ottawa: Advances in technology and global interconnectedness are just some of the ways in which the world is changing, says Chanda Kochhar, and businesses need to adjust…

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Brooke Bond Red Label Tea Lights Up Bramalea City Center 

Brooke Bond Red Label Tea Lights Up Bramalea City Center  »

Brampton: Diwali celebrants who head to the Bramalea City Center, Brampton, on October 18 and 19 will be in for some Diwali surprise fun and some great tea tasting. Activities…

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HEADLINES

Modi Expresses Joy As India Re-elected To UNHRC »

Modi Expresses Joy As India Re-elected To UNHRC

New Delhi/United Nations: India was Tuesday re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for the term 2015-2017 in…

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Al Qaeda Planning Diwali Bombing Attacks In India? »

Al Qaeda Planning Diwali Bombing Attacks In India?

New Delhi: Al Qaeda, the group responsible for the Sept 11, 2001, attack on New York’s World Trade Center, and…

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Tobacco Packets In India To Devote 85% Space To Warnings  »

Tobacco Packets In India To Devote 85% Space To Warnings 

New Delhi: India Wednesday made it mandatory for tobacco companies to devote 85 percent space on packets of cigarettes and…

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Number Of Hungry Mouths In India Drops »

Number Of Hungry Mouths In India Drops

New Delhi: The hunger situation in India is no longer “alarming” and the country has improved its position as regards…

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Delhi 2010 Gangrape Suspects Convicted  »

Delhi 2010 Gangrape Suspects Convicted 

New Delhi: Four years after five men abducted a 30-year-old call centre executive from south Delhi and gangraped her, a…

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Al Qaeda Planning Bombing Attacks In India? »

Al Qaeda Planning Bombing Attacks In India?

New Delhi: Al Qaeda, the group responsible for the Sept 11, 2001, attack on New York’s World Trade Center, and…

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Modi Expresses Joy As India Re-elected To UNHRC

New Delhi/United Nations: India was Tuesday re-elected...

Tigers At Annual Lisa Raitt Dinner!

Milton: It was a sold out affair at the 3rd Annual...

Bill To Better Protect Bus and Taxi Drivers Against Assaults

Ottawa: A legislation tabled in the House of Commons...

South Asians Still Under Suspicion In The US

Washington: South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle...

Unique Downtown Restaurant Staffed By Deaf Servers

Toronto: Restauranteur, Anjan Manikumar, has been delighted...

Canada Takes Steps To Counter Sexual Violence By ISIL

Ottawa: Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John...

Nav Bhatia Takes Sikh Identity To Mainstream

Toronto: Nav Bhatia is best known as the Toronto Raptor’s...

Minister Kenney Outlines Long-term Jobs Strategy

Ottawa: Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social...

ICCC Seminar For Women Managers 

Toronto: Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce organized...

Fast-track Citizenship For Armed Forces Members

Halifax, NS: Thanks to the government’s recent changes...

SOUTH ASIA

Super Cyclone Leaves A Trail Of Destruction »

Super Cyclone Leaves A Trail Of Destruction

Vishakhapatnam/Hyderabad: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a package of Rs 1,000 crore for cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh. The Prime Minister also announced an amount of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of those who died in the cyclone, and Rs 50,000 for the…

Oct 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

BJP Well-placed To Capture Maharashtra, Haryana »

BJP Well-placed To Capture Maharashtra, Haryana

New Delhi/Mumbai/Chandigarh: The BJP was within striking distance of power in both Haryana and Maharashtra, exit polls said Wednesday at the end of keenly fought assembly elections that pitted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party against all key players in the two states. Various exit polls…

Oct 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Modi Calls Afghanistan ‘Friend And Partner’   »

Modi Calls Afghanistan 'Friend And Partner'  

New Delhi: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday called up new Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and conveyed to him that India will stand as a friend and partner in Kabul’s endeavour to build a strong and prosperous nation. Ghani, who was sworn in as president…

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Rajnath Singh Ignores Chinese Warning »

Rajnath Singh Ignores Chinese Warning

New Delhi: No one can give a warning to India, India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, a day after China objected to India building road along the border. “No one can give a warning to India. India is a powerful nation now,” Singh…

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Haryana Sets Voting Record  »

Haryana Sets Voting Record 

Chandigarh: Haryana has set a new voting record in assembly elections, with a 73.7 percent of the over 1.63 crore-strong electorate turnout recorded so far Wednesday. This is the highest-ever voting record in Haryana assembly polls since 1967, chief electoral officer Shrikant Walgad said. The…

Oct 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
WORLD NEWS

Australian Electric Car Sets New World Speed Record »

Australian Electric Car Sets New World Speed Record

Sydney: An electric car made by Australian engineering students has reached a record speed of 106.9 km per hour (kph) over a distance of 500…

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N.Korea’s Kim Makes Public Appearance After 40 Days »

N.Korea's Kim Makes Public Appearance After 40 Days

Pyongyang: North Korea’s top leader, Kim Jong Un, has visited a newly built residential district, the official KCNA news agency reported Tuesday, his first public…

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Belgium Health Minister Under Fire For Being Fat »

Maggie De Block

London: Belgium’s new Minister of Public Health, Maggie De Block, is the first political figure to come under fire for being too fat for the…

Oct 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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SPORTS Can Bollywood Stars Give Indian Football The 'Kick' Forward?

Can Bollywood Stars Give Indian Football The ‘Kick’ Forward?

Mumbai: Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and John Abraham have gone all out to support the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL). The celebrities are hopeful that their star power will herald a new era for…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More »
AUTO The New 2015 Corvette Stingray Z06 

The Blinding Speed Of The New 2015 Corvette Stingray Z06 

Blink and you might miss it; that’s how fast the new Corvette Z06 is with GM confirming a 0-60mph (96km/h) time of 2.95 seconds and a quarter-mile run in 10.95 seconds for the 8-speed auto. The…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More »
BUSINESS IndiGo Gives Airbus Largest Single Order Of 250 A-320s 

IndiGo Gives Airbus Largest Single Order Of 250 A-320s 

Mumbai: Budget passenger carrier IndiGo Wednesday signed a deal for 250 Airbus A-320neo aircraft – making it Airbus’ single largest order by number of aircraft. The Memorandum of Understanding for Airbus’ leading single-aisle aircraft family was…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More »
OPINION Mississauga Needs To Improve Access To Information

Mississauga Needs To Improve Access To Information

By Mohammed Ayub Khan Cities around the world are improving access to vital information by compiling the relevant data in a citizen friendly format. From potholes and parking violations to crime and employment salaries– everything is…

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

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