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TECHNICALLY PREGNANT: Why Indian Women Are Using Technology To Conceive

TECHNICALLY PREGNANT: Why Indian Women Are Using Technology To Conceive

With advances in technology, more and more women are relying on at-home fertility tech to get pregnant According to the UN, India’s population is set to surpass China’s by 2027, rising to almost 1.64 billion by 2050 and making it the most populous country in the world. In the face of these figures, it might […]

September 18th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Millenials’ Preference For Ola, Uber Also Led To Auto Sector Slowdown: Says India’s Finance Minister

Millenials’ Preference For Ola, Uber Also Led To Auto Sector Slowdown: Says India’s Finance Minister

CHENNAI – Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday said the slowdown in the automobile sector was due to many factors like the change in mindset of millennials,who now prefer taxi aggregators like OLA and UBER instead of committing for monthly installments to own a car. Sitharaman said the automobile industry did have its “good times” till […]

September 18th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Indo-American Couple, Scientist Killed In California Boat Fire

Indo-American Couple, Scientist Killed In California Boat Fire

LOS ANGELES – An Indo-American couple and an Indian-origin scientist were among those who died from smoke inhalation when they were trapped on a boat packed with scuba divers that caught fire and sank off the California coast, according to media reports. On Monday, a massive fire broke out on the 75-foot charter boat called […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Six Indian-Origin Victims Among 7 Killed In Flash Flood In Kenya’s Hell’s Gate National Park

Six Indian-Origin Victims Among 7 Killed In Flash Flood In Kenya’s Hell’s Gate National Park

NAIROBI – Kenyan authorities have suspended visits to the gorges of the famous Hell’s Gate National Park in the Rift Valley after a flash flood killed six tourists and their driver. Paul Udoto, spokesman for the Kenya Wildlife Service, said those who died in the Sunday evening tragedy were five Kenyans of Indian descent, an […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indian Man Jailed For Inappropriately Touching Woman In Singapore

Indian Man Jailed For Inappropriately Touching Woman In Singapore

SINGAPORE – A 27-year-old Indian national was jailed for five days and fined SGD 2,500 (nearly Rs 1.3 lakh) on Tuesday for embracing and inappropriately touching a woman at a church. Rajendran Prakash was drunk when he entered the Church of Our Lady Lourdes at about 1 pm on September 29 last year and touched […]

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BC’s Third Quarter Housing Forecast Expected To See Decline In Sales

BC’s Third Quarter Housing Forecast Expected To See Decline In Sales

VANCOUVER –British Third Quarter Housing forecast is expected to see a decline in housing sales. Multiple Listing Service residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 5 per cent to about 75,000 units this year, after recording 78,505 residential sales in 2018. MLS residential sales are forecast to increase 11 per cent to 82,700 […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Hindu Girl Allegedly Abducted And Converted To Islam In Pakistan’s Sindh

Hindu Girl Allegedly Abducted And Converted To Islam In Pakistan’s Sindh

The girl, identified as Renuka Kumari, was abducted from the Institute of Business Administration in Sukkur on August 29 and has been missing since then. KARACHI – A Hindu girl has been allegedly abducted and converted to Islam in Pakistan’s Sindh province, the second incident of forced conversion in the Muslim-majority country within a week. […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Give Peace A Chance Festival On Saturday, September 21 Will Pay Tribute To Founder RB Herath

Give Peace A Chance Festival On Saturday, September 21 Will Pay Tribute To Founder RB Herath

SURREY – Global Peace Alliance, Surrey is holding its ‘Give Peace a Chance’ Festival next Saturday, September 21 at Surrey City Hall and it will be paying tribute to it’s founder RB Herath as well as celebrating the International Day of Peace. The festival’s theme this year reflects our climate crisis, and calls for the […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

2019 Thakore Visiting Scholar Award Is Being Presented To Children’s Entertainer Raffi

2019 Thakore Visiting Scholar Award Is Being Presented To Children’s Entertainer Raffi

VANCOUVER – The Thakore Visiting Scholar Award is presented annually to outstanding persons who have made the welfare of society their lifetime work. This year the Thakore Charitable Foundation, The Institute for the Humanities and the J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities at Simon Fraser University celebrates the 28th annual Gandhi Jayanti Celebration with an […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Surrey Mayor Promises Taxi Drivers He Won’t Issue Licenses To Operate In Surrey

Surrey Mayor Promises Taxi Drivers He Won’t Issue Licenses To Operate In Surrey

SURREY — Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum is promising taxi-drivers that ride-hailing will not be coming to his city cause he won’t grant them business licenses despite the fact that it is not his jurisdiction. McCallum told a room packed with taxi drivers that he will do everything he can to prevent ride-hailing companies like Uber […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »