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Canada Post And India Post Mark Diwali With Joint Historic Stamp

Canada Post And India Post Mark Diwali With Joint Historic Stamp

  TORONTO –Canada Post and India Post are joining hands to issue stamps that celebrateDiwali, the Festival of Lights, an important annual observance for many Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains in Canada and around the world. The joint stamp issueis a historic first between these postal services and reflectsour country’s diversity in the year of […]

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Flag For Chandra!

Flag For Chandra!

On May 24 2017 the Canadian flag gracefully flew over the Peace tower at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada and like every weekday morning the flag master had changed the Peace Tower flag. Also on that same day Chandra Bodalia peacefully took his last breath after a courageous battle with throat cancer. That flag that […]

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CHANDIGARH CHILD RAPE: Both Uncles Raped 10-Year-Old Girl, DNA Test Proves Younger Fathered Baby

CHANDIGARH CHILD RAPE: Both Uncles Raped 10-Year-Old Girl, DNA Test Proves Younger Fathered Baby

The 10-year-old rape victim gave birth to a girl at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh’s Sector 32 in August. CHANDIGARH – The child born to a 10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim was fathered by her younger maternal uncle and not his elder brother as initially suspected, police said on Tuesday, basing it on […]

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BC Home Sales And Prices Climb Higher In September

BC Home Sales And Prices Climb Higher In September

VANCOUVER – BC home sales and prices climbed higher in a robust September which saw volume of sales rise to $5.8 billion, an increase of 30 percent from 2016 The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 8,340 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service in September, an […]

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Heer Celebrated!

Heer Celebrated!

250 Years of Heer was celebrated with an intimate evening of food, wine, and music at Surrey City Hall. The event featured performances by Madan Gopal Singh and Chaar Yaar who flew in from India for the evening. The eclectic program featured a mixed-media arts exhibition by the “dontdoze art collective”, who took the Heer […]

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The  Misconception That Modernization Is Synonymous With Westernization Needs To Be Shattered

The  Misconception That Modernization Is Synonymous With Westernization Needs To Be Shattered

By Dr. Sawraj Singh For the last two centuries, the world has lived with this wrong impression that modernization and westernization are the same thing. In other words, modernization was brought by the west. This concept belies historical facts. The basic inventions had already been made in the east. The Industrial Revolution made it possible […]

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Russia Accuses US-Led Coalition Of Pretending To Fight Islamic State In Syria, Iraq

Russia Accuses US-Led Coalition Of Pretending To Fight Islamic State In Syria, Iraq

Russia said the US-led coalition, which includes Canada, had sharply reduced its air strikes in Iraq in September when Syrian forces, backed by Russian air power, started to retake Deir al-Zor province. In the latest sign of rising tensions between Moscow and Washington, the Russian defence ministry said in a statement that the US-led coalition, […]

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Targeted South Asian Gangster From Surrey Identified As Murdered Man Found In Richmond Park

Targeted South Asian Gangster From Surrey Identified As Murdered Man Found In Richmond Park

  Investigators said Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim was found dead at Garden City Park shortly after 4 a.m. Ibrahim, 30, appeared to have suffered from gunshot wounds, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Wednesday. He was known to police, and IHIT believes his death was targeted. RICHMOND –  One of Surrey RCMP’s list of targeted gangsters […]

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South African Traditional Healer Gets Life In Beheading Of NRI Woman

South African Traditional Healer Gets Life In Beheading Of NRI Woman

JOHANNESBURG – A South African traditional healer has been sentenced to life for motivating the brutal beheading of an Indian-origin woman by promising four youths over USD 150,000. Sibonakaliso Mbili had promised one of the four co- accused, Falakhe Khumalo, to pay 2 million Rand (USD 153,000) for bringing head of an Indian or a […]

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Nikki Haley The Only Bright Light In Trump’s US Foreign Policy

Nikki Haley The Only Bright Light In Trump’s US Foreign Policy

NEW YORK – US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has emerged as the surprising public face of American foreign policy under the Trump administration. Haley, the 45-year-old former South Carolina governor, has proven to be a high-profile member of Trump’s administration, at times overshadowing secretary of state Rex Tillerson, the former chief executive of […]

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