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Food Giants Kraft And Heinz To Form North America’s No.3 Food Company

Food Giants Kraft And Heinz To Form North America’s No.3 Food Company

LONDON – Kraft Foods Group Inc, the maker of Velveeta cheese, will merge with ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co, owned by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, to form North America’s third-largest food and beverage company.
Kraft’s shares rose 34 percent to $82.50 in premarket trading on Wednesday.
The combined company, to be led by [...]

March 28th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Facebook Bets On Messenger App, Adds More Ways To Connect With Friends And Businesses

Facebook Bets On Messenger App, Adds More Ways To Connect With Friends And Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook on Wednesday began turning its Messenger application into a platform for e-commerce, video and more in a bid to shake up online communication.
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg unveiled Messenger Platform, describing it as a way for software developers to boost appeal to the more than 600 million people using the application.
“We think [...]

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Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma Merger Makes It The 5th Largest Generic Drug Company In The World

Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma Merger Makes It The 5th Largest Generic Drug Company In The World

MUMBAI – Following the successful closure of the merger with drug maker Ranbaxy, Dilip Shanghvi-led Sun Pharma said on Wednesday that it is initiating the integration process, which will make the combined entity the fifth largest generic drug company in the world with revenues of over $4.5 billion.
Post this transaction, Ranbaxy will be delisted from [...]

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Forbes Names 11 Indo-Americans In List Of Best Venture Capitalists

Forbes Names 11 Indo-Americans In List Of Best Venture Capitalists

NEW YORK – Eleven influential Indo-American investors feature in Forbes magazine’s annual list of the 100 best venture capitalists with the “Midas” touch who are making big and early bets on the leading technology companies of tomorrow and earning outsized returns for their investors.
The Forbes 2015 Midas List represents the world’s 100 smartest technology investors [...]

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Five Best Exercises To Lose That Beer Belly!

Five Best Exercises To Lose That Beer Belly!

How do you get a beer belly? You will be surprised to know that it is just not the beer that is making you gain that belly fat. Any alcoholic drink consumed with food will add inches to your waistline.
The body tends to metabolise these calories by making the liver burn alcohol, causing all the [...]

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Breast Milk Facial Is The Next Big Thing In Skincare

Breast Milk Facial Is The Next Big Thing In Skincare

WASHINGTON – Chicago’s recently opened Mud facial bar has planned to add breast milk to its list of skin-care add-ons in the coming months.
Mud Facial Bar founder Shama Patel said that mothers inspired her to find a vendor so she could offer the purported benefits of breast milk to her clients, ABC News reported.
Patel, who [...]

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Only Sikh American Journalist Accredited In The White House Suffers Heart Attack On Duty

Only Sikh American Journalist Accredited In The White House Suffers Heart Attack On Duty

An Indian-American journalist suffered a heart attack inside the White House, but a prompt response by US Secret Service personnel saved his life.
WASHINGTON – An Indian-American journalist suffered a heart attack inside the White House, but a prompt response by US Secret Service personnel saved his life.
Manku Singh, the only Sikh journalist accredited to the [...]

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$3000 Donation!

$3000 Donation!

Indo-Canadian community-based Sahara Sisters Group donated $3,000 to Richmond Hospital Foundation to help improve local health care for patients and families at Richmond Hospital. Sahara Sisters Group fundraises throughout the year and contributes to a number of causes in the Lower Mainland. Seen here are Carleen Pauliuk (middle), Director of Donor Relations & Events, accepting [...]

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Public Invited To Vote For Canada’s Most Inspiring Immigrants

Public Invited To Vote For Canada’s Most Inspiring Immigrants

TORONTO – Voting opened for the seventh annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. The program serves to recognize and celebrate the inspiring stories of Canadian immigrants who have made a significant contribution to Canada since their arrival. The program receives nominations from across Canada and is proudly supported by title sponsor RBC and associate [...]

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OBITUARY – Surinder Kumari Jehman

OBITUARY – Surinder Kumari Jehman

With sadness in our hearts, Surinder Kumari Jehman, 64, passed away suddenly on March 23, while surrounded by her loving family.  She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Vedanti Amrit Jehman; and five children: Sweda, Sulekha, Vijay, Joti and Pamela; and six grandchildren: Maiya, Briya, Jaiden, Luvina, Nikhil and Ayaan. She is remembered [...]

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