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Punjabi Newspaper Publisher In US Beaten Up Inside His Home By Attackers

Punjabi Newspaper Publisher In US Beaten Up Inside His Home By Attackers

His face bruised, his hand broken and legs beaten, Punjabi newspaper publisher Boota Basi spoke from a bed at his home, still wearing hospital clothes, after surviving an attack inside his home. According to court information, Basi has had to defend himself from lawsuits in more than a dozen civil court cases in recent years.
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Phone Scams Involving People Impersonating RCMP Officers Making The Rounds

Phone Scams Involving People Impersonating RCMP Officers Making The Rounds

RCMP says several people have been scammed by someone impersonating an officer.
OTTAWA  – Canadians are being warned about two new telephone scams that involve people impersonating the RCMP and someone from the National Do Not Call List.
Mounties say several people have been phoned by someone who says they are from the RCMP’s Integrated Technical Crime [...]

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Two South Asians Receive B.C.’s Highest Honour

Two South Asians Receive B.C.’s Highest Honour

ORDER OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Vancouver business leader, volunteer and philanthropist Hari B. Varshney and Dr. Saida Rasul, a Vancouver dentist and volunteer, who has been helping to improve the lives of the less fortunate, have been recognized for their contributions.
By R. Paul Dhillon
VICTORIA – Two South Asians are among 16 exceptional civic leaders who will be [...]

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NRI Researcher Helps In Ebola Vaccine Trials

NRI Researcher Helps In Ebola Vaccine Trials

The vaccines given separately and together were safe and stimulated an immune response in the form of neutralising antibodies and T-cells against the virus proteins.
MELBOURNE – An Indian-origin researcher has helped in identifying the kind of human trial that is most effective for testing Ebola vaccines so as to stop future outbreaks of the deadly [...]

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New Zealand Sikh Takes Off His Turban To Help Injured Child

New Zealand Sikh Takes Off His Turban To Help Injured Child

WELLINGTON – A young Sikh did not hesitate to break religious protocol by removing his turban to help an injured child bleeding profusely after an accident in New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland, media reports said on Saturday.
Harman Singh, 22, did not think twice before removing his turban to help the five-year-old who was hit [...]

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NDP Says If Elected The Party Will Reinstate Door To Door Delivery Of Mail

NDP Says If Elected The Party Will Reinstate Door To Door Delivery Of Mail

SURREY— An NDP Government will cancel Canada Post’s plan to eliminate door-to-door mail delivery and will reinstate delivery in all communities affected by cuts announced in December 2013, the party said Thursday.
“Since home delivery has been cut, we have seen break-ins to community mailboxes which leads to lost mail and has put the people of [...]

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US Study Says Modi Is A Social Media Wizard

US Study Says Modi Is A Social Media Wizard

WASHINGTON -  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is turning out to be a savvy social media superstar whose online postings, banal on the face of it, are reshaping his public image as a technology-capable leader aligned with the aspirations of a new Indian modernity, a US study has said.
In a paper titled “Banalities Turned Viral: Narendra [...]

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Joke – White House Ghosts!

Joke – White House Ghosts!

By  Arena Mahnas
One night Bill Clinton was awakened by George Washington’s ghost in the
White House. “George, what is the best thing I could do to help the
country?” Clinton asked.
“Set an honest and honorable example, just as I did,” advised George.
The next night the ghost of Thomas Jefferson moved through the dark
bedroom. “Tom, what is the [...]

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Khalsa School Students Win Third Place At National Spelling Bee Contest

Khalsa School Students Win Third Place At National Spelling Bee Contest

Khalsa School spelling bee champions Mehar Kaur Sahota (left) and Prabhleen Kaur Sandhu.
SURREY – Khalsa School student Prabhleen Kaur Sandhu placed third in the national spelling bee contest held in Toronto recently even though competing on the national stage was extremely nerve-wracking for her.
“I was so nervous, but I really wanted a medal,” the Grade [...]

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Indo-British Professionals Most Successful In UK, Study Says

Indo-British Professionals Most Successful In UK, Study Says

LONDON – People of Indian origin are most likely to be in elite professional and managerial roles in Britain, a study based on official census figures has found.
According to a detailed analysis of the 2011 census, Indians are the most successful ethnic minority group with 15.4 per cent found in class 1 of eight occupational [...]

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