BARNALA – A non-resident Indian (NRI), Jodha Singh from Canada, climbed atop a water tank several feet high in his native village, Pharwahi, in Barnala district on Monday, to protest alleged inaction in a Rs 3-crore cheating case filed by him against his younger brother and father. Jodha alleged that the money he sent for [...]
NRI From Canada Climbs Water Tank To Protest ‘Inaction’ In Rs 3 Crore Cheating Case Against Brother, Father
NEW DELHI – Union minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday said after ‘notebandi’ (demonetisation), there is an urgent need to make laws for ‘nasbandi’ (sterilisation) in the country.
The minister of state for micro, small and medium enterprises had advocated sterilisation to control population growth at a function in his parliamentary constituency Nawada on Saturday.
Singh said the [...]
TORONTO – The much-awaited Entertainment One film – “Lion” is set to hit the box office in Toronto on December 9.
In Lion, five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an [...]
OTTAWA - For decades, some Canadians have been alarmed to find themselves to be without status in Canada, and in some cases rendered stateless due to a number of arcane laws. In a press conference with victims of these arcane laws, NDP critic for Immigration, Citizenship, and Refugees, Jenny Kwan stated,
“It is absurd that Canada [...]
NEW DELHI – Tamil Nadu’s chief minister and one of the country’s most popular political leaders, J. Jayalalithaa, died after a prolonged illness, hospital authorities announced late Monday night.
“It is with indescribable grief, we announce the sad demise of our esteemed honourable chief minister of Tamil Nadu … at 11:30pm today (December 5),” [...]
Extremely Irresponsible” Drunk Driver Who Kills Two Including Indo-Canadian Sentenced To Four-And-A-Half Years
CALGARY – A Calgary man whose self-described ‘extremely irresponsible’ actions claimed the lives of two people, including an Indo-Canadian man, in May 2015 has been given a four-and-a-half year prison sentence.
Ali Montoya was sentenced in connection with the impaired driving crash that killed 46-year-old cab driver Amritpal Kharbanda and 25-year-old passenger Jillian Lavallee.
In the early [...]
ABBOTSFORD An Indo-Canadian man, with alleged connections to the Townline Hill area of Abbotsford, has been arrested for possession of an unauthorized weapon.
Barinder Singh Dhaliwal, a 33-years-old Abbotsford resident, has been charged with one count of unauthorized possession of a firearm, one count of possession of a prohibited loaded firearm, one count of possession of [...]
NEW DELHI – The Indian e-commerce market is set to overtake the US and become the second largest in the world in less than two decades, going head-to-head with China for the numero uno position, according to a report by global payments firm Worldpay.
The report said the e-commerce market is expected to grow exponentially with [...]
VANCOUVER – According to new housing data, the listing prices for detached homes appear to be falling as Vancouver’s real estate market faces what an expert calls “significant headwinds.”
It’s also making suckers of those who bought too high in the summer when prices were at their peak.
Data released Friday showed that those looking to buy [...]