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Everything you wanted to know about the teacher’s strike but didn’t know who to ask »

High school teachers in Durham and Peel regions and Sudbury’s Rainbow District are currently on strike, meaning classes are cancelled for more than 70,000 students across the province.  Here are…

May 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
What's Love Got To Do With Arranged Marriages? 

What’s Love Got To Do With Arranged Marriages?  »

New York: The arranged marriage feature documentary What’s Love Got To Do With It? will have a US Theatrical On Demand release in May by Gathr Films through new distribution…

May 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Attorney General of Ontario with Directors and Members of Canadian Association of South Asian Lawyers (CASAL)

Canadian Association of South Asian Lawyers (CASAL) meet The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Attorney General of Ontario, »

Toronto: Canadian Association of South Asian Lawyers (CASAL) directors and members met with The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Attorney General of Ontario, at Queens Park (Legislative Assembly of Ontario), Toronto, Ontario.…

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Classes cancelled for Peel high school students as teachers go on strike »

Classes are cancelled for more than 40,000 high school students in Peel Region Monday as secondary school teachers at the Peel District School Board officially went on strike at around…

May 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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“Hurricane” Hazel endorses Christine Elliott to become the next PC leader »

Mississauga: A year after calling for Liberals to win a majority in the Ontario election, “Hurricane” Hazel McCallion has endorsed Christine Elliott to become the next PC leader.Elliott’s campaign shared…

May 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Looking to sell your home without an agent ?…. Here’s some bad news »

A push to make it easier for potential home buyers to see sellers’ contact information online has been rejected by Canada’s Competition Tribunal. It’s a setback for Canadians looking for…

May 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Employer, Crane Company Found Guilty in Fire That Endangered Crane Operator »

Hamilton:  Following a fire at a construction project in Kingston that led to a crane operator being rescued by military helicopter, the company that employed the worker and the company’s…

May 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Police ask for public’s help as teen actress and friend go missing in GTA »

Police are asking for the public’s help as they search for a teenage actress and her friend who have been missing in the Toronto area for nearly a week. Fourteen-year-old…

May 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Review finds Canadian military’s sexualized culture hostile to women »

Ottawa:  Never mind the prospect of enemies on the battlefield — Canadian Forces soldiers face a hostile environment even among their own ranks, says a long-awaited review into sexual misconduct…

Apr 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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Indian Universities Fare Poorly In World Ranking »

Indian Universities Fare Poorly In World Ranking

Bangkok: Indian Universities have drawn a blank in 11 of the 36 subjects ranked by ‘QS Top Universities 2015’ list released in Bangkok. In agriculture and medicine, neighbouring Pakistan has performed better than India with three entries in agriculture and one in medicine — both…

May 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Punjab farmer’s song mocking ‘ Achhe Din ‘ touches a chord among the masses »

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Jalandhar: Over a century after Punjab peasantry’s discontent with the colonial laws in pre-independence India found expression in the famous song “Pagdi sambhal Jatta, Pagdi Sambhal oye”, the present day farmers’ angst over the agrarian crisis in the state has given birth to another stirring…

May 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Shot by colleague, Mumbai police station chief dies »

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Mumbai: A police station head who was shot at and critically injured by his junior colleague on Saturday night, died of his bullet injuries here in the early hours of Sunday, officials said. Vilas Joshi (53), the senior inspector of Vakola police station in Santacruz East…

May 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Action against hospital superintendent over ‘bhukamp’ stickers: Minister »

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Patna:  Action would be taken against the Darbhanga Medical College Hospital (DMCH) superintendent over the pasting of stickers of “bhukamp” on the forehead of quake victims, said Bihar Health Minister Ramdhani Singh on Friday. “We have decided to take action against superintendent of the DMCH for…

May 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Millions affected as buses, taxis stay off road across India »

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Kolkata/New Delhi/Chandigarh/Thiruvananthapuram:  Millions of commuters across India were left stranded on Thursday as buses and taxis did not ply to protest a proposed law that makes punishment for traffic violations much more stringent. Passengers had to wait endlessly at railway stations in various cities as public…

Apr 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
WORLD NEWS

Royal baby named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana »

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace has said. The fourth in line to the throne will…

May 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Former Greek minister seeks job through recruitment website »

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Athens: A prominent former Greek minister placed an advertisement on a recruitment website in search of a job in an unprecedented case that caused surprise and…

May 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

David versus Goliath…A female Kenyan brewer taking on a global drinks giant »

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It was a thirst for success that saw Tabitha Karanja put herself in the role of a David taking on a Goliath. The 50 year…

May 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
SPORTS International Cricket Returns To Pakistan

International Cricket Returns To Pakistan

Lahore: Pakistan is all set to host international cricket after a gap of six years when Zimbabwe visit the Asian country to play three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20 Internationals in May. Zimbabwe thus will…

May 4 2015 / Read More »
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Ford profit slide as sales disappointment

Ford has reported lower-than-expected profits for the first three months of 2015 after it sold fewer vehicles in North America and continued to lose money in Europe and South America. Pre-tax profit for the quarter rose…

Apr 28 2015 / Read More »
BUSINESS India Targets 500 Million Internet Connections By 2018

India Targets 500 Million Internet Connections By 2018

New Delhi: The Indian government is working towards pulling off a goal of 500 million Internet connections by 2018, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. “Last year, Internet service providers told me that we have got…

May 4 2015 / Read More »
OPINION Mother's Milk Bank

Mother’s Milk Bank

By Rupesh Dutta  The picture was quite clear. Even the in-laws of 24-year-old Aarti Kataria wanted a proper gap between their grandchildren. But the urge of Aarti’s husband for a male child, following a girl child…

Apr 24 2015 / Read More »

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