The Lone Indian In US Congress Pulls Off A Last Minute Surprise!

The Lone Indian In US Congress Pulls Off A Last Minute Surprise! »

Washington: Amiresh ‘Ami’ Bera, the lone Indian American lawmaker in the US House of Representatives, repeated history as he edged out his Republican opponent in a California race, the results…

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York U Bridging Program For Foreign Professionals

York U Bridging Program For Foreign Professionals »

Toronto: Hungary native Reka Tokes was sure to pack all her professional education and work experience certificates in her suitcase when moving to Canada with her husband and young daughter…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Canada To Pursue Closer Ties With UAE

Canada To Pursue Closer Ties With UAE »

Ottawa: Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird  announced early this week that he will travel to the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) on November 13, 2014. “Canada and the U.A.E. have a…

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Indian Leads Breakthrough In Brain Research

Indian Leads Breakthrough In Brain Research »

Houston: In a breakthrough, a team of Harvard scientists led by an Indian-American researcher has discovered a novel way to fight deadly brain cancer with toxin-resistant stem cells. Harvard Stem…

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Ontario Puts The Squeeze On Smokers

 

Ontario Puts The Squeeze On Smokers   »

Queen’s Park: Starting January 1, 2015, it will be illegal to: Smoke on bar and restaurant patios; Smoke on playgrounds and public sports fields and surfaces and Sell tobacco on…

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Krish Hope To Aid Under-previleged With Sports Equipment

Krish Hope To Aid Under-previleged With Sports Equipment »

Brampton: Raman Dua, a real estate businessman, felt that it was a sign when his cute little sone Krish was born on the auspicious day of Janam Asthami (the birth…

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Indians Take Back Home 'Eve-teasing' Ways To New Zealand

Indians Take Back Home ‘Eve-teasing’ Ways To New Zealand »

Wellington: Indian women in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest and most populous urban area, are facing a wave of sexual harassment from their own countrymen, a media report said. “Horrendous ‘eve-teasing’…

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Linda Jeffrey Greets Sikhs On Gurpurab

Linda Jeffrey Greets Sikhs On Gurpurab »

Brampton: Processions and prayers marked Gurpurab – the birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder, Guru Nanak Dev – Sikh Gurdwara on Timberlane Drive Brampton on Thursday Nov 6th and around the…

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Canada Issues 103,999 Foreign Student Permits, Still Counting

 

Canada Issues 103,999 Foreign Student Permits, Still Counting   »

Ottawa: Canada is on track to welcome a record number of foreign students this year, Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander said.  103,999 study permits were issued from…

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Surrey Doctor Parmjit Sohal

Surrey Doctor Wins Family Medicine Award »

Mississauga: Surrey based family physician, Dr Parmjit Sohal is the the recipient of Family Physician of the Year award, the Reg L. Perkin Award, by The College of Family Physicians…

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Free Concert, Biryani Added Attractions At Canada Pakistan Trade Exhibition

Free Concert, Biryani Added Attractions At Canada Pakistan Trade Exhibition »

Mississauga: The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), with the support of the Consul General of Pakistan-Toronto, and Universal Promotions…

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Canada-Sri Lanka Trade On The Upswing

Canada-Sri Lanka Trade On The Upswing »

Toronto: The Canada-Sri Lanka Business Council in association with the Consulate General for Sri Lanka in Toronto held an engaging Business Reception and Networking event November 7 in Toronto. It…

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HEADLINES

World Media Milks Haryana Godman’s Juicy Story! »

World Media Milks Haryana Godman's Juicy Story!

Chandigarh: The world media this week gleefully picked up the case of a godman in India whose disciples wouldn’t let…

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Modi Chooses Australia To Break Into English »

Modi Chooses Australia To Break Into English

Canberra/Melbourne: India and Australia this week marked a new synergy in bilateral relations as they agreed on a framework for…

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‘G20’s Rock Star’ Returns To India »

'G20's Rock Star' Returns To India

New Delhi: The “G20’s rock star” is how a Western daily described him. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 10-day…

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Modi Among Contenders For Time’s Person Of The Year »

Modi Among Contenders For Time's Person Of The Year

New York: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the list of 50 contenders for Time magazine’s Person of the…

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Sect Leader Rampal Charged With Murder   »

Sect Leader Rampal Charged With Murder

 

Chandigarh: Controversial sect leader Rampal finally appeared before the court Thursday and was sent to police custody after he and…

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Modi Arrives In Fiji, Gets Traditional Fijian Welcome »

Modi Arrives In Fiji, Gets Traditional Fijian Welcome

Suva (Fiji): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was Wednesday accorded a traditional iTaukei ceremonial welcome at the Albert Park here.…

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Modi Does A Madison Square At Sydney’s Allphones Arena »

Modi Does A Madison Square At Sydney's Allphones Arena

Sydney: In a replay of the crowd and the euphoria at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Canada On Target To Balance Its Budget »

Canada On Target To Balance Its Budget

Toronto: The Harper government has shown that the debt monster can be slayed, it just takes resisting the special interests,…

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SOUTH ASIA

Tahir-ul-Qadri To Lay Second Siege Of Sharif? »

Islamabad: Pakistan’s fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri on Thursday returned to the country with a “new strategy” against the government, nearly a month after he went abroad abruptly ending protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here. The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief arrived at the Allama Iqbal…

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The Unholy World Of Holy Man Rampal »

The Unholy World Of Holy Man Rampal

Barwala (Haryana): Holy men do not need bullet-proof enclosures or SUVs. Nor do they need swimming pools for personal luxury or tonnes of rations that could sustain hundreds of people for months. Or gym equipment, flat-screen TVs, split air-conditioners, massage therapy beds and big personal…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Bid To Arrest Rampal Results In Violence »

Bid To Arrest Rampal Results In Violence

Chandigarh/Barwala: A much delayed move by the Haryana government to use force to arrest controversial sect leader Rampal from his Satlok Ashram near Barwala Tuesday turned violent with his followers fighting pitched battles with security forces to prevent them from entering the ashram premises. The…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Uma Wants River-linking Project Fast-tracked »

Uma Wants River-linking Project Fast-tracked

New Delhi: India’s Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Tuesday called for fast-tracking measures to inter-link rivers. At a meeting of the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry, she said inter-linking would give additional irrigation for 35 million hectares, and generate 34,000 MW…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Filmmaker Ravi Chopra Dead At 68  »

Filmmaker Ravi Chopra Dead At 68 

Mumbai: Filmmaker Ravi Chopra, who was suffering from severe lung ailment, died here Wednesday at 3.30 p.m. He will be cremated at Pawan Hans, Vile Parle Thursday. He was 68. The late filmmaker was hospitalised Nov 6 at Breach Candy hospital. However, a source close…

Nov 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
WORLD NEWS

Duchess Of Alba, Aristocrat With Most Titles, Dies »

Duchess Of Alba, Aristocrat With Most Titles, Dies

Seville: The Duchess of Alba, the aristocrat with most titles in the world and one of the biggest fortunes in Spain, died Thursday in Seville…

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French Jihadis Urge Muslim Compatriots To Join Them »

French Jihadis Urge Muslim Compatriots To Join Them

Paris: Three Frenchmen suspected of having connections with the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group called on compatriots Thursday to join their movement in a…

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Spanish Police Dismantle Indian Tax Fraud Network »

Spanish Police Dismantle Indian Tax Fraud Network

Madrid: The Spanish police have arrested 50 people across the country as part of an ongoing operation against an Indian network accused of tax fraud…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
SPORTS Carlsen Plays Safe To Draw With Anand In Ninth Round

Carlsen Plays Safe To Draw With Anand In Ninth Round

Chennai: Not wanting to take any chances in a drawn position, World chess champion Magnus Carlsen opted to split points with title challenger India’s Viswanathan Anand in their ninth game of the World chess championship at…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »
AUTO Mercedes-AMG Powertrains Conferred Dewar Trophy

Mercedes-AMG Powertrains Conferred Dewar Trophy

Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP), Brixworth, has been awarded the coveted Dewar Trophy – renowned as the most prestigious award in British engineering – for its PU106A Hybrid Formula One Power Unit. The Royal Automobile Club’s…

Nov 17 2014 / Read More »
BUSINESS Telephone Subscribers In India Up 957.61 Million September

Telephone Subscribers In India Up 957.61 Million September

New Delhi: The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 951.84 million at the end of August to 957.61 million at the end of September this year, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.61…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »
OPINION World Toilet Day

  

World Toilet Day   

The UN recently called on religious, education and opinion leaders in developing regions to join government officials and champion a halt to open defecation, a practice of 1 billion people worldwide – one-sixth of the developing…

Nov 21 2014 / Read More »

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