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Former LINK Reporter Neelam Verma’s Debut Novel 1971 – A War Story Examines The Missing And Presumed Dead 54 Indian Soldiers Inside Pakistan

Former LINK Reporter Neelam Verma’s Debut Novel 1971 – A War Story Examines The Missing And Presumed Dead 54 Indian Soldiers Inside Pakistan

Lest we forget that the 54 Indian defence personnel who had gone to 1971 India Pakistan war, never came back despite the presence of evidence of them being alive. Based on this true story, Canadian writer Dr Neelam Batra-Verma’s debut novel was released by High Commissioner of Bangladesh in India Honourable Syed Muezzam Ali in […]

March 7th, 2019 | Posted in International, Lead Story, Link News, News, Top News | Read More »

Singer-Actor Diljit Dosanjh’s Gets Wax Statue In Delhi’s Madame Tussaud

Singer-Actor Diljit Dosanjh’s Gets Wax Statue In Delhi’s Madame Tussaud

NEW DELHI – Punjabi sensation Diljit Dosanjh’s wax statue at Madame Tussauds Delhi, located in the iconic Regal Building at Connaught Place here, will be unveiled on Thursday. As part of a social media engagement, fans have been posting messages for their Punjabi superstar on Madame Tussauds handle. The top posts will be getting a […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Fiji 7 Fundraiser!

Fiji 7 Fundraiser!

Fiji 7 fundraiser in Vancouver raised over $10,000 for the Fiji rugby players. Fiji will be playing @ BC place on next Saturday, March 9th . There will be a Meet & Greet with the players on 7th  March @ Khanna Banquet Hall. The players will be joined by officials from the local Fijian Consulate, […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NDP Calls On Trudeau Liberals To Reform Employment Insurance

NDP Calls On Trudeau Liberals To Reform Employment Insurance

NDP MP Brigitte Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot) joined members of LE MASSE (Mouvement autonome et solidaire des sans-emploi) to call for a fair and universal employment insurance program that does not discriminate against women, and for a complete reform of the program. OTTAWA – NDP MP Brigitte Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot) joined members of LE MASSE (Mouvement autonome et […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

India-Born Indra Nooyi Joins Amazon Board Of Directors

India-Born Indra Nooyi Joins Amazon Board Of Directors

WASHINGTON – PepsiCo’s India-born former CEO Indra Nooyi has joined Amazon’s board of directors, the online retail giant has said. Nooyi, who stepped down as CEO of Pepsico in October last year, is the second woman of colour to be added on the Amazon’s board of Directors. Early this month, Starbucks executive Rosalind Brewer joined […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NRI Uber Driver Found Not Guilty Of Raping 16-Year-Old Passenger Married Uber driver Anil Elavithungal Thomas, an Indian immigrant, was found not guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after claiming he ‘couldn’t resist’ the teenage passenger when she ‘propositioned him’ and performed oral sex BRISBANE – An Uber driver who was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl during a ride to her friend’s house has been found not guilty of all charges. Anil Elavithungal Thomas, who had been charged with five counts of sexual assault, two counts of rape, and one count of attempted rape, was acquitted following a three-day trial in Brisbane District Court on Thursday. The married man had been accused of raping a teenage passenger after picking her up from a supermarket in Manly West in July 2017. During his trial, Thomas did not deny the encounter occurred but instead argued it was consensual and claimed the teen had propositioned him. The married Uber driver had been charged with five counts of sexual assault, two counts of rape, and one count of attempted rape, after a 16-year-old girl claimed he raped her during a trip to Manly West in 2017 He claimed he had rejected the girl’s sexual advances twice before he ultimately ‘lost control’ because he couldn’t ‘resist her,’ the Courier Mail reported. The pair did not have sexual intercourse but Thomas said he kissed the girl and claimed she performed oral sex on him. During an opening statement on Monday, prosecutors told the court that Thomas had been driving the girl to her friend’s house when he took a detour to an isolated area near her destination. Crown prosecutor Jessica Goldie argued Thomas told the girl he had been going through a breakup and was feeling horny and said she could help him. Thomas was alleged to have turned off the Uber meter before turning to kiss the teen who had been sitting in the passenger seat. He then proceeded to sexually assault her, Goldie claimed. The girl was then driven back to her friend’s house and she made a police report a few days later. Thomas’s defence attorney asked the jury to not let his client’s status as an Indian immigrant and his unfaithfulness to his wife cloud their judgment. He said Thomas’s arguments made ‘logical sense in the context of what you know about life and people,’ adding that ‘young people do stupid things’.

NRI Uber Driver Found Not Guilty Of Raping 16-Year-Old Passenger Married Uber driver Anil Elavithungal Thomas, an Indian immigrant, was found not guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after claiming he ‘couldn’t resist’ the teenage passenger when she ‘propositioned him’ and performed oral sex BRISBANE – An Uber driver who was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl during a ride to her friend’s house has been found not guilty of all charges.   Anil Elavithungal Thomas, who had been charged with five counts of sexual assault, two counts of rape, and one count of attempted rape, was acquitted following a three-day trial in Brisbane District Court on Thursday. The married man had been accused of raping a teenage passenger after picking her up from a supermarket in Manly West in July 2017.    During his trial, Thomas did not deny the encounter occurred but instead argued it was consensual and claimed the teen had propositioned him.  The married Uber driver had been charged with five counts of sexual assault, two counts of rape, and one count of attempted rape, after a 16-year-old girl claimed he raped her during a trip to Manly West in 2017  He claimed he had rejected the girl’s sexual advances twice before he ultimately ‘lost control’ because he couldn’t ‘resist her,’ the Courier Mail reported.  The pair did not have sexual intercourse but Thomas said he kissed the girl and claimed she performed oral sex on him.     During an opening statement on Monday, prosecutors told the court that Thomas had been driving the girl to her friend’s house when he took a detour to an isolated area near her destination.   Crown prosecutor Jessica Goldie argued Thomas told the girl he had been going through a breakup and was feeling horny and said she could help him. Thomas was alleged to have turned off the Uber meter before turning to kiss the teen who had been sitting in the passenger seat. He then proceeded to sexually assault her, Goldie claimed.  The girl was then driven back to her friend’s house and she made a police report a few days later.  Thomas’s defence attorney asked the jury to not let his client’s status as an Indian immigrant and his unfaithfulness to his wife cloud their judgment.  He said Thomas’s arguments made ‘logical sense in the context of what you know about life and people,’ adding that ‘young people do stupid things’.

  Married Uber driver Anil Elavithungal Thomas, an Indian immigrant, was found not guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after claiming he ‘couldn’t resist’ the teenage passenger when she ‘propositioned him’ and performed oral sex BRISBANE – An Uber driver who was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl during a ride to her friend’s house […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

PULWAMA ATTACK: “Truth Will Come Out If NSA Ajit Doval Is Investigated,” Charges MNS Chief Raj Thackeray

PULWAMA ATTACK: “Truth Will Come Out If NSA Ajit Doval Is Investigated,” Charges MNS Chief Raj Thackeray

The MNS chief described the CRPF personnel killed as ‘political victims’ and accused PM Narendra Modi of shooting a film at the time of the attack.ay MUMBAI – Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Sunday claimed that the “truth” about the Pulwama attack would come out if National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is investigated […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Navjot Sidhu Thanks Imran Khan For Releasing Captured Indian Airman And Dialogue To Defuse Tension

Navjot Sidhu Thanks Imran Khan For Releasing Captured Indian Airman And Dialogue To Defuse Tension

In a statement titled “We have a choice” which Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu released on Twitter he echoed the need for a dialogue to resolve the ongoing Indo-Pakistan conflict. “The solution to terror is peace, development and progress, not unemployment, hatred and fear,” Sidhu said a day after his friend and Pakistan PM Imran […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Sikh-American Woman Arrested For Killing Newborn Child And Burying Body In The Back Yard

Sikh-American Woman Arrested For Killing Newborn Child And Burying Body In The Back Yard

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A 43-year-old Sikh-American woman was arrested and booked into the county jail Tuesday night after police unearthed a body buried in the back yard of a home in an upscale Southwest Bakersfield neighborhood. Beant Kaur Dhillon has been charged with murder and wilful cruelty to a child. Dhillon was held at the […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

South Asian Woman And Hubby Win A Cool $1 Million In  Lotto Max Maxmillions

South Asian Woman And Hubby Win A Cool $1 Million In  Lotto Max Maxmillions

Jace and Roshina De Ath are looking forward to more free time after matching all seven numbers in the Lotto Max Maxmillions draw held back on October 26, 2018 to win $1 million. “We will consider trying to slow down our work schedules,” said Roshina. “We work pretty much all the time.” VANCOUVER – A […]

March 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »