Group Petitions Pakistani Minister On Minority Rights

Group Petitions Pakistani Minister On Minority Rights »

Toronto: The Overseas Friends Of BJP (OFBJP) activists in GTA coming together under a new entity, Worldwide Human Rights of Canada, recently protested outside the Pakistani Consul General’s office against…

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Ontario Housing Market Will Pick Up In 2015

Ontario Housing Market Will Pick Up In 2015 »

Toronto: Ontario housing activity will regain momentum through the course of 2014 before easing later in 2015, according to the Third Quarter 2014 CMHC Housing Market Outlook- Canada Edition released…

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Bhatia To Speak On TEDx

Bhatia To Speak On TEDx »

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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Good News For Mayor Rob Ford

Good News For Mayor Rob Ford »

Toronto: There is some good news for besieged Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. A recent report released by the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance has given him high marks for…

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Saini Seeks Liberal Nomination

Saini Seeks Liberal Nomination »

Brampton: Gulab Singh Saini kicked off his campaign for the Federal Liberal Nomination with a community BBQ at his Brampton North home.  Well wishers included Brampton Springdale MPP Harinder Malhi…

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Gerrard Street Gears Up For TD Festival Of South Asia

Gerrard Street Gears Up For TD Festival Of South Asia »

Toronto: Presented by TD Bank Group, the 12th annual Festival of South Asia will take place on Gerrard Street East, between Coxwell Avenue and Greenwood Avenue (Gerrard India Bazaar BIA),…

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World's Smallest Woman From Nagpur Lands TV Contract

World’s Smallest Woman From Nagpur Lands TV Contract »

New York: Nagpur girl Jyoti Amge, 28, was officially announced by the Guinness World Records on December 16 as the world’s ‘shortest woman living (mobile)’ measured as 62.8 cm (under…

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HEADLINES

Global Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dead »

Global Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dead

Pune (Maharashtra): World renowned Yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who founded the ‘Iyengar Yoga’ died at a private hospital here early…

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Court Orders Release Of Rights Activist Irom Sharmila »

Court Orders Release Of Rights Activist Irom Sharmila

Imphal: A court in Manipur Tuesday asked the state government to release human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has…

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India Calls Off Talks With Pakistan »

India Calls Off Talks With Pakistan

New Delhi: India Monday called off the foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan scheduled for Aug 25 after the latter’s…

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Drugs Coming To Canada In Basmati Bags! »

Drugs Coming To Canada In Basmati Bags!

Jalandhar: According to police in Punjab, Canadian drug cartels run by Indian immigrants have high stakes in the basmati rice…

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Harper Congratulates Community On India’s National Day »

Harper Congratulates Community On India's National Day

Brampton: India’s national day was celebrated on Aug.12 at the Brampton’s Pearson Convention Centre that overflowed with a capacity 1500…

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Major Varadarajan To Be Conferred Ashoka Chakra Posthumously »

Major Varadarajan To Be Conferred Ashoka Chakra Posthumously

New Delhi: India’s highest peacetime gallantry award Ashoka Chakra will be conferred on Major Mukund Varadarajan posthumously, the defence ministry…

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Global Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dead

Pune (Maharashtra): World renowned Yoga guru B.K.S....

Court Orders Release Of Rights Activist Irom Sharmila

Imphal: A court in Manipur Tuesday asked the state...

Group Petitions Pakistani Minister On Minority Rights

Toronto: The Overseas Friends Of BJP (OFBJP) activists...

Ontario Housing Market Will Pick Up In 2015

Toronto: Ontario housing activity will regain momentum...

Bhatia To Speak On TEDx

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

Good News For Mayor Rob Ford

Toronto: There is some good news for besieged Toronto...

Saini Seeks Liberal Nomination

Brampton: Gulab Singh Saini kicked off his campaign...

Gerrard Street Gears Up For TD Festival Of South Asia

Toronto: Presented by TD Bank Group, the 12th annual...

World’s Smallest Woman From Nagpur Lands TV Contract

New York: Nagpur girl Jyoti Amge, 28, was officially...

World-renowned Painter, Rashid Rana, Speaks At Mosaic Event

Mississauga: TD Mosaic 2014, in Collaboration with...

SOUTH ASIA

A Rose Is A Rose Is A Modi! »

Modi Rose

Thane, (Maharashtra): A new, specially developed variety of rose – dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi – was unveiled at the Dombivli Rose Society (DRS) here Wednesday evening. The rose named “Saffron-Vermillion Red with Yellow River” has German parentage and has been carefully developed after…

Aug 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Judge Shames CBI Over Jiah Khan Probe »

Judge Shames CBI Over Jiah Khan Probe

Mumbai: The CBI Wednesday registered a formal case to investigate the death of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, five weeks after a Bombay High Court order, an official said. The development came after the high court transferred the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)…

Aug 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pilot Asleep, Co-pilot On Ipad, Jet Airways Takes A Steep Drop »

Pilot Asleep, Co-pilot On Ipad, Jet Airways Takes A Steep Drop

New Delhi: India’s Minister of Aviation on Thursday ordered a probe by the aircraft accident investigation board into the incident last Friday when a Jet Airways flight en route from Mumbai to Brussels suddenly dropped by 5,000 feet over Turkey airspace. The board will “conduct…

Aug 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Sharif Calls Khan’s Freedom March ‘Negative Politics’ »

Sharif Calls Khan's Freedom March 'Negative Politics'

Islamabad: Imran Khan, famous cricketer-turned-politician who heads the Tehrik-e-Insaf party, the third-largest in parliament, is turning the heat on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. On Thursday, he led thousands on what was called ‘Freedom March’ demanding the resignation of Sharif. Khan alleged that Sharif’s victory in…

Aug 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Sri Lanka Dismisses UN Criticism On Asylum Seekers »

Sri Lanka Dismisses UN Criticism On Asylum Seekers

Colombo: Sri Lanka Thursday defended its deportation of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Afghanistan despite UN’s appeal to Colombo to respect international conventions. Earlier this month, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) called on the Sri Lankan government to stop the deportation, reports Xinhua. Sri…

Aug 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
WORLD NEWS

Assange To Leave Ecuadorian Embassy Soon »

Assange To Leave Ecuadorian Embassy Soon

London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Monday said he will “soon” leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has taken refuge over the past two…

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Google Doodle Celebrates Perseid Meteor Shower »

Google Doodle Celebrates Perseid Meteor Shower

    New York: The search engine Google has created an interactive doodle to celebrate the Perseid meteor shower that occurs every August. The spectacular…

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Saudi Men Banned From Marrying Pakistani Women »

Saudi Men Banned From Marrying Pakistani Women

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned its male citizens from marrying women from four countries – Pakistan, Bangladesh, Chad and Myanmar – a police officer said.…

Aug 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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SPORTS 'Indian Batsmen Felt I Was An Easy Prey'

‘Indian Batsmen Felt I Was An Easy Prey’

London: England part-time spinner Moeen Ali feels that perhaps Indian batsmen felt he was an easy target and paid a heavy price with their wickets and losing the fourth Test at the Old Trafford by an…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More »
AUTO Ettore Bugatti To Be Unveiled At California Monterey Car Week

Ettore Bugatti To Be Unveiled At California Monterey Car Week

Bugatti will unveil the sixth and final edition of the “Bugatti Legends” limited series, the “Ettore Bugatti”, at California’s Monterey Car Week (August 11-17). The company also announced it will display all six limited series models…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »
BUSINESS Air India To Use Biometric Attendance System

Air India To Use Biometric Attendance System

New Delhi: In a bid to ensure timely and regular attendance of its employees national carrier Air India Thursday said that it will install a biometric attendance system. According to a senior official at the airline,…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More »
OPINION English Or No English, India's Dilemma

English Or No English, India’s Dilemma

New Delhi: Nearly two centuries after Lord Macaulay championed the introduction of English as a medium of education in India in 1835, a debate is still raging on the suitability of what many describe as a…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

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