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Sukh Dhaliwal’s Big Nomination Win Doesn’t Bode Well For NDP’s Jinny Sims

Sukh Dhaliwal’s Big Nomination Win Doesn’t Bode Well For NDP’s Jinny Sims

Veteran Ex-MP Dhaliwal Crushes Newcomer Sarai By More Than 2300 Votes!

With Sukh Dhaliwal winning so big and even though its only a nomination, the membership sign-up of 22,000 and the actual turnout of over 6800 people for a nomination fight doesn’t bode well for the current riding MP, the NDP’s Jinny (Jogindro Kaur) Sims, [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Commentary, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Pakistani Taliban Slaughter 132 Children In Attack On School

Pakistani Taliban Slaughter 132 Children In Attack On School

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Which Shot Nobel Winner Malala Yousafzai Claims Responsibility For The Attack!

The hard-line Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), fighting to topple the government and set up a strict Islamic state, claimed responsibility for the attack as retaliation for a major military offensive in pro-Taliban tribal strongholds of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. This is the same terror group that [...]

December 16th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Crime, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

U.S. Firm Warns Against Attaching To Unknown Wi-Fi Connections

U.S. Firm Warns Against Attaching To Unknown Wi-Fi Connections

MELBOURNE: In the backdrop of massive smartphone penetration in India, a US-based security solutions firm has warned users against attaching to free and unknown wi-fi connections.
“Free and unknown wi-fi connections can compromise your machine or mobile devices,” Peter Sparkes, Senior Director of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services (Asia Pacific and Japan) said in Sydney recently while [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

BJP Stalwart Vijay Jolly Made Advisor Of NRI Body

BJP Stalwart Vijay Jolly Made Advisor Of NRI Body

NEW DELHI- Senior BJP leader Vijay Jolly has been appointed Global Political Affairs advisor of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin, International.
Guyana-born Ashook Ramsaran, president GOPIO International with headquarters in New York, US, wrote to Jolly and confirmed his appointment, said a release from Jolly’s office.
GOPIO, formed in 1989, represents the interests of [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Sikhs Ask U.S. Lawmakers To Ensure Religious Liberty In Military

Sikhs Ask U.S. Lawmakers To Ensure Religious Liberty In Military

WASHINGTON -  Sikhs enjoy greater religious liberty in the militaries of countries like India, Canada and Britain than the U.S., a Sikh advocacy group has said, presenting a case for removal of barriers for the members of the community to join armed forces in America.
“Sikh service members in the militaries of Canada, India, and the [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Republican US Presidential Aspirant Seek Support Of Influential Indo-Americans

Republican US Presidential Aspirant Seek Support Of Influential Indo-Americans

WASHINGTON – Republican presidential aspirant and a Tea Party favourite Senator Rand Paul has sought support of the Indian Americans, in particular the influential physician community, to realise his ambition of US Presidency.
“Senator Paul is much interested to bag the early support of Indian Americans specially influential Indian American Physician group,” said Sampat Shivangi, president [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

UK Sikh Teacher Claims Harassment For Teaching ‘British Values’

UK Sikh Teacher Claims Harassment For Teaching ‘British Values’

LONDON -  A Sikh teacher has claimed that he was forced out of a school in Britain for “giving children British values”, a media report said recently..
Balwant Bains, who ran Saltley School in Birmingham which is at the centre of an alleged plot by extremists to impose an “intolerant and aggressive Islamic ethos” on pupils, [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

American City Sues Uber For Illegal Operation

American City Sues Uber For Illegal Operation

WASHINGTON – International taxi-booking service Uber, which has been banned in Delhi after a woman passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, has been sued by the U.S. city of Portland for operating its service illegally.
The city of Portland in Oregon sued Uber, three days after the California-based ride sharing service launched its widely [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Three Indians Vie For $1 million Prize For Outstanding Global Teachers

Three Indians Vie For $1 million Prize For Outstanding Global Teachers

LONDON – Three teachers from India have made it to the top 50 exceptional teachers shortlisted for a new $ 1 million Global Teacher Prize.
The teachers, two from Gujarat and one from West Bengal, were selected from nearly 5,000 nominations from 127 countries for the Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize, instituted by a UAE-based [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

All Powerful Surrey First Set To Raise Taxes By 10 Percent

All Powerful Surrey First Set To Raise Taxes By 10 Percent

In all, the taxes for the average Surrey home will be climbing from $1,593 this year to $1,755 next year. The one-per-cent road levy amounts to a $15.93 increase for next year. There was no mention by Surrey First during the fall election campaign that it would either reduce capital construction or introduce a levy [...]

December 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »