Local Indo-Canadian community members were out in full force Tuesday night to the premier of the film 3st October at the Vancouver International Film Festival. The film powerfully depicts the genocidal violence that was perpetrated by the Rajiv Gandhi government on innocent Sikh following his mother’s murder by her Sikh bodyguards. Local entertainment impresario Kamal [...]
All Surrey area candidates, even the Conservative ones, came out to Surrey Board of Trade’s all candidates meeting at the Eagle Quest Golf Course. The multi-candidate debate featured candidates from five local ridings including high profile candidates and MPs like Jasbir Sandhu, former Liberal MP Sukh Dhaliwal, MP Jinny Sims and former Surrey mayor Dianne [...]
NEW YORK – Social media giant Facebook has said it’s important to get the debate on Net neutrality ”right” in India as the country is home to the world’s largest population of the “unconnected”.
The US-based company faced severe criticism over alleged violation of net neutrality by Internet.org even as Facebook has continued to defend the [...]
VANCOUVER – The mystery over the future of former University of British Columbia president Arvind Gupta has been solved.
Gupta is returning to his alma mater after being appointed distinguished visiting professor in the University of Toronto’s computer science department, reported Canadian Press.
The appointment covers the 2015-2016 academic year.
The chairman of the computer science department at [...]
TORONTO – As the federal election campaign heads into it’s final weeks, the race for top choice in B.C. intensified in the latest poll, with support for the NDP and the Conservatives taking a dip, while the Liberals saw a surge in their numbers.
In B.C., support for the NDP was at 31.9 per cent, with [...]
SAN JOSE – So why did Prime Minister Narendra Modi make time in Silicon Valley, on what was ostensibly a tech sortie, to meet two specific Indian communities, Sikhs and Gujaratis?
At the risk of piquing India’s myriad other groups, it turns out that PM was reaching out to two of the more disenchanted communities in [...]
HOUSTON – Renu Khator, the Indian-American University of Houston president and Chancellor, has been honoured with the ‘Excellence in Leadership Award’ by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
The Excellence in Leadership Award pays tribute to an extraordinary woman who has devoted her professional career and personal life to revolutionising the world of business, education, [...]
WASHINGTON – India and the U.S. have created a “joint challenge coin” to symbolise their unique partnership in creating a next-generation aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy.
One side of the coin reads “Forward Together We Go” and “Chale Chale Saath Saath” in Hindi; which is the vision statement of U.S. President Barack Obama Prime Minister [...]