2015 Proclaimed As Year of Sport 

2015 Proclaimed As Year of Sport  »

Ottawa: David Johnston, Governor General of Canada,  proclaimed 2015 the Year of Sport in Canada in a ceremony on Parliament Hill on Oct.16.  Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), attended…

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Trillium Diwali A Royal Affair

Trillium Diwali A Royal Affair »

Toronto: On October 17, 2014 Trillium Health Partners Diwali Gala Fundraiser celebrated the 13th annual Diwali at Pearson Convention Centre. The event was  held to raise funds to support cancer…

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CFIB, Scotiabank Team Up To Support Start-ups

CFIB, Scotiabank Team Up To Support Start-ups »

Toronto: To help celebrate Small Business Week, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and Scotiabank are coming together to offer Canada’s next generation of entrepreneurs access to the tailored…

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Prita Chhabra's "Stronger" 

 

Prita Chhabra’s “Stronger”    »

Toronto: Toronto-based musician/singer Prita Chhabra latest video “Stronger” has already won several awards including “Best Music Video”, “The Robert W. Kurrus Humanitarian Award,” and the “Director’s Choice for Best Film”…

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ICCC Holds Seminar On Growing Your Wealth



 

ICCC Holds Seminar On Growing Your Wealth   »

Toronto: Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce in partnership with CIBC Wood Gundy organized a seminar on, “Saving for Retirement- A Strategy to Protect & Grow Your Wealth for Retirement” on 30…

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Benjamin Tal, Chief Economist, CIBC

Economist Predicts Long-term Growth For India »

Toronto: India is a country of future and future has arrived. Young and educated population of India, business friendly government and robust banking system will write the Indian growth story…

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Waseem Ahmed Picks Up Endorsements

Waseem Ahmed Picks Up Endorsements »

Mississauga: Ward 5 Councillor candidate Waseem Ahmed got a boost to his campaign when a few notables in the community endorsed him recently. Among them are: Marie-José Beauplan-Mann, Beauplan-Mann Law…

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UAE Exchange Celebrates 34th Anniversary

UAE Exchange Celebrates 34th Anniversary »

Mississauga: UAE Exchange Canada joins its global family to bring in the 34th anniversary of the brand that set up its first branch on 23rd October, 1980  in Abu Dhabi,…

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New Law To Come Down Hard On Distracted Drivers 

New Law To Come Down Hard On Distracted Drivers  »

Queen’s Park: Ontario is introducing legislation that, if passed, would help keep the province’s roads among the safest in North America by reducing collisions, injuries and fatalities. If passed, the…

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Samira Nanda's Essence Of India

Samira Nanda’s Essence Of India »

Toronto: Samira Nanda’s Essence of India, a cooking show shot in India was aired in Canada by GustoTV in October. Nanda, a New York City celebrity chef, mother and journalist, …

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Business Start-up Guidance For New Canadians 

Business Start-up Guidance For New Canadians  »

Toronto: Newcomers to Canada and Millennials are both emerging business segments. Newcomers to Canada are self-starters with a determined will to succeed. Millennials are the cohort born around 1980 –…

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Obhrai Meets Modi

Obhrai Meets Modi »

New Delhi: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently received Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, where they discussed building a stronger…

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Round-table Discusses Lack Of Diversity In Canadian Judiciary

 

Round-table Discusses Lack Of Diversity In Canadian Judiciary   »

Toronto: Liberal Justice Critic, Sean Casey, MP Arnold Chan and Liberal Candidate, Gary Anandasangaree participated in a roundtable with prominent legal associations in Toronto to discuss concerns with the federal…

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Changes To Security Act To Counter Home-grown Terrorists

Changes To Security Act To Counter Home-grown Terrorists »

Ottawa: Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced on Oct.16 that the Government of Canada intends to introduce legislative changes to the CSIS Act. Given the…

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Living Group Gifts $10,000 To Habitat For Humanity

Living Group Gifts $10,000 To Habitat For Humanity »

Toronto:  In a special reception to celebrate the grand opening of its new head office, attended by Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Minister Michael Chan, members of the Markham and Richmond…

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Artist Creates Special Diwali Card For Voice

Artist Creates Special Diwali Card For Voice »

Toronto: Natvarlal Patel, originally hailing from a small village in Gujarat, now a resident of Toronto, is the man behind this Diwali greeting specially created by him for the Weekly…

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Harper Calls Diwali A 'Canadian Tradition'

Harper Calls Diwali A ‘Canadian Tradition’ »

Brampton: The Hindu Sabha Mandir on Gore Road, Brampton overflowed with devotees and fans of Prime Minister Stephen Harper as the 14 the Parliament Hill Diwali celebration, helmed by Deepak…

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Bonnie Crombie

Mayor, Mayor, Who’s The Fairest Among Us! »

by BINOY THOMAS Come Monday Oct.27, we are going into another round of elections, the least important as it might seem from the lack of interest shown by the citizens…

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Modi Condemns Terror Attack In Canada 

Modi Condemns Terror Attack In Canada  »

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday condemned the terror attack on the Canadian parliament and pledged to strengthen cooperation with Ottawa to combat terrorism. “I strongly condemn the attacks…

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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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Tim Uppal

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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HEADLINES

India Ranked 142nd In Ease Of Doing Business »

India Ranked 142nd In Ease Of Doing Business

Washington: India was ranked 142nd among 189 nations in ease of doing business in a new World Bank Group report,…

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How Much ‘Black Money’ Do Indians Have Abroad? »

How Much 'Black Money' Do Indians Have Abroad?

New Delhi: Even as the Indian government Monday took the first real step towards getting back black money, or undeclared…

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Modi Government Names ‘Black Money’ Holders  »

Modi Government Names 'Black Money' Holders 

New Delhi:Amid opposition attack of being soft on money laundering, the Indian government Monday furnished the names of two individuals,…

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Canada Tastes Terror »

Canada Tastes Terror

Ottawa: Home-grown terror has arrived in full force in Canada with two killings a week apart by two individuals both…

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‘We Stand Shoulder To Shoulder With You’ Says Modi To Siachen Soldiers »

'We Stand Shoulder To Shoulder With You' Says Modi To Siachen Soldiers

Srinagar: Wrapped in thick woollens, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to the icy heights of Siachen Glacier in Jammu and…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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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Shah Rukh Khan, the producer and hero of Deepika Padukone’s...

‘I Am Not Apologetic About My Appearance’

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‘Glamour Is About The Way You Love Yourself’

Kareena Kapoor Khan on how she carries glamour with...

2015 Proclaimed As Year of Sport 

Ottawa: David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, ...

Trillium Diwali A Royal Affair

Toronto: On October 17, 2014 Trillium Health Partners...

CFIB, Scotiabank Team Up To Support Start-ups

Toronto: To help celebrate Small Business Week, the...

Prita Chhabra’s “Stronger”   

Toronto: Toronto-based musician/singer Prita Chhabra...

ICCC Holds Seminar On Growing Your Wealth  

Toronto: Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce in partnership...

Economist Predicts Long-term Growth For India

Toronto: India is a country of future and future has...

SOUTH ASIA

Pakistani Media Admires Indian Democracy Says Expert »

Pakistani Media Admires Indian Democracy Says Expert

New Delhi: Democracy in India and the Indian elections are a major subject of interest in the Pakistani media and there is a lot of admiration in the media there for Indian democracy, a Pakistani expert said here Tuesday. Addressing the “Eighth South Asia Dialogue…

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Pakistani Hindus Demand Public Holiday On Diwali »

Pakistani Hindus Demand Public Holiday On Diwali

Islamabad: Pakistan’s minority Hindu community leaders have asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to accept their demand for a public holiday on Diwali and announce a special aid package for them on the festival. Pakistan Hindu Council patron-in-chief Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, also a ruling party…

Oct 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Diwali Bonus Dena Ho To Aisa! »

Diwali Bonus For Employees of Harikrishna Exports

Surat: The 1200 employees of  Harikrishna Exports, dealing in diamonds, got the surprise of their lives when the company offered them to pick the Diwali gift of their choice. No, it was not sweets boxes of varying weights, but the Chairman of the Company Savji…

Oct 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Delhi Celebrates Festival Of Lights »

Delhi Celebrates Festival Of Lights

New Delhi: Dressed up in traditional fineries, residents of the national capital Thursday celebrated Diwali by decorating the forecourts of their houses with colourful rangolis, visiting temples, and exchanging sweets and gifts with friends and families. Temples around the city were decked up and were…

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Pakistan Alleges India Constructing Bunkers Near Border »

Pakistan Alleges India Constructing Bunkers Near Border

Islamabad: Pakistan’s foreign office Thursday said Indian forces under the cover of unprovoked firing were engaged in constructing bunkers in locations within five hundred metres of the working boundary. Speaking to media persons at the weekly briefing in Islamabad, foreign office spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam said…

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WORLD NEWS

Dilma Rousseff Re-Elected As Brazil President »

Dilma Rousseff Re-Elected As Brazil President

Brasilia: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was re-elected to a second term Sunday, the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) said. Rousseff garnered 51.62 percent of the votes,…

Oct 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Snowden Awarded Russian Private Literary Prize »

Snowden Awarded Russian Private Literary Prize

Moscow: Fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden was awarded a private literary prize here Monday. The former US National Security Agency employee received a commemorative…

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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…

Oct 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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SPORTS Sarita Devi

Sarita To File Plea To Revoke Ban

New Delhi: In her bid to revoke the provisional suspension before the World Women Boxing Championships to be held Nov 14-23, boxer L. Sarita Devi will file her plea to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Monday…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »
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An evening of charity, Lamborghini, and Heather Ballentine

By Nauman Farooq The art of selling cars often requires some singing and dancing, but Lamborghini’s top sales specialist in Ontario takes it to a whole new level. On any work day, Heather Ballentine can be…

Oct 29 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 Yoga Is More Than 'Asanas'

Yoga Is More Than ‘Asanas’

By Amar Chandel  Whenever one talks of yoga, the image that forms is that of a semi-clad person doing certain complicated exercises or ‘asanas’. Most think this is all there is to yoga. Nothing could be…

Oct 27 2014 / Read More »

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