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India’s Online Hotel Booking To Hit $1.8 Billion By 2016

India’s Online Hotel Booking To Hit $1.8 Billion By 2016

One of the biggest factors for this sizzling growth is the convenience the Internet offers while carrying out the transaction.
NEW DELHI – Online hotel bookings in the country will touch $1.8 billion by 2016, as more and more Indians turn to the Internet for finalizing travel plans, according to Google.
“Consumer confidence to do online hotel [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India Inc Invests $2.27 Billion Overseas In March

India Inc Invests $2.27 Billion Overseas In March

Indian firms had made FDI of USD 5.47 billion in March last year. In February of this year FDI stood at USD 2.51 billion.
MUMBAI – Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) made by Indian industry in the overseas markets fell 59 per cent to USD 2.27 billion last month.
Indian firms had made FDI of USD 5.47 billion [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India Receives Top Remittance Of $70 Billion In 2014: World Bank

India Receives Top Remittance Of $70 Billion In 2014: World Bank

BANGALORE – Remittances growth to slow sharply in 2015, as Europe and Russia stay weak; pick up expected next year.  Total remittances in 2014 reached $583 billion.
This is more than double the official development assistance (ODA) in the world. India received $70 billion, China $64 billion, the Philippines $28 billion. However, the growth in global [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Calendar April 18 2015

Calendar April 18 2015

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Earth Day Pilgrimage
Burns Bog Conservation Society, for decades, have been promoting and cultivating environment awareness in community. This year, similar to last several years, on April 26 to celebrate Earth Day  the Society  has planned “Pilgrimage Walk”  in Burns Bog, Delta Nature Reserve,10388, Nordel Court. Pilgrimage will begin at 1.35 PM . IT IS GOING [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Calender | Read More »

How Do You Know He Or She’s Just Not That Into You?

How Do You Know He Or She’s Just Not That Into You?

Ask Paarull!
By Paarull Bakshi
If you have a question about your relationship that bothers you and you don’t know who to ask, the LINK has you covered. Ask Paarull at paarullb@gmail.com!
Sometimes we wonder why some people that we date are a little odd in the way that they act around us? Do they treat you not [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Mid-Life Obesity Could Help Shield You From Dementia: Study

Mid-Life Obesity Could Help Shield You From Dementia: Study

People who are obese in middle age run a lower risk of developing dementia later, said a large and long-term study Friday whose findings challenge the prevailing wisdom.
On the other end of the scale, however, being underweight in the 40-55 age bracket was associated with a higher risk, the researchers found.
While admitting they were “surprised” [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Health | Read More »

How To Protect Heart Post Cardiac Arrest

How To Protect Heart Post Cardiac Arrest

Researchers have discovered that administering supplements of an essential mineral nutrient required for sustaining the health of bodily tissues at the right time enhances recovery after a stroke or heart attack.
If selenide, a form of the essential nutrient selenium, is administered intravenously in the wake of the cardiac attack, damage to heart muscle can be [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Cute Alien Mixed With Voices From Music Superstars Finally Clicks For Dreamworks Animation

Cute Alien Mixed With Voices From Music Superstars Finally Clicks For Dreamworks Animation

By Alan Samuel
Little ones will get a big kick out of the family friendly Home. Hey, but what else would you expect from reliable 20th  Century Fox and trendsetting Dreamworks Animation. Check out the comical  chaos, in 3-D no less, at Cineplex odeon theatres around B.C.
Home is where the heart is. Check that – unless [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Vancouver Picks New Police Chief From It’s Ranks

Vancouver Picks New Police Chief From It’s Ranks

VANCOUVER- The Vancouver Police Board announced Thursday that they had chosen a 28-year veteran VPD Deputy Chief Adam Palmer as the new chief constable to lead the Vancouver Police Department.
“The Police Board was very pleased that we had two outstanding internal candidates as finalists. Just before the final interviews were conducted, Deputy Chief Constable Doug [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Vancouver-Surrey Celebrates Vaisakhi!

Vancouver-Surrey Celebrates Vaisakhi!

Even though it was forecast as rain for last Saturday, the weather held up beautifully in keeping with Vaisakhi Parade day and for once allowed for a large crowd to take part in the first of the two Vaisakhi parades in the lower mainland. The Surrey Khalsa Day parade, the biggest in the world, will [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Link News | Read More »