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Showtime For Akhil!

Showtime For Akhil!

Since the age of 3, Akhil Jobanputra (Akhil Dattani) has been learning North Indian Classical Vocal Music under the guidance of PadmaVibhushan Pandit Jasraj ji, Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar, and Asha Lohia as well as many other Gurus from Canada and India. Akhil, who started performing from a very young age, made his main stage debut [...]

May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Is The Person Claiming The $50 Million Lotto Prize Yet Wanting To Remain Unidentified An Indo-Canadian?

Is The Person Claiming The $50 Million Lotto Prize Yet Wanting To Remain Unidentified An Indo-Canadian?

The person who bought the winning ticket in Langley, B.C., doesn’t want their name released. The ticket holder is willing to take lottery officials to court to collect the March 2014 JACKPOT privately. The LINK reported in early December, 2014 that Dalbir Sidhu, an Indo-Canadian worker at Shoppers Drug Mart, is being accused by his [...]

May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Reliance Power Aborts Rs 36,000 Crore Project In Jharkhand

Reliance Power Aborts Rs 36,000 Crore Project In Jharkhand

NEW DELHI -Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Power Ltd (RPL) on Tuesday pulled out of a 3,960-mw ultra-mega power project (UMPP) in Jharkhand’s Tilaiya citing delays in land acquisition, a factor that has become emblematic of several of India’s stalled infrastructure projects.
The decision by RPL on the Rs 36,000-crore project comes at a time when the Narendra [...]

May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

McDonald’s Still A Powerhouse Despite Troubles

McDonald’s Still A Powerhouse Despite Troubles

McDonald’s has many strengths that the rivals biting at its heels can only envy, including Ronald McDonald’s worldwide recognition.
NEW YORK – McDonald’s sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won’t end soon.
Its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday aren’t expected to [...]

May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Apple Posts Another Blockbuster Quarter

Apple Posts Another Blockbuster Quarter

SAN FRANCISCO – The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple’s phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch.
While skeptics question whether the company’s future is tied too much to one product, the iPhone’s popularity was the reason Apple turned in another blow-out financial report Monday. The results far surpassed [...]

May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Earth Day Pilgrimag To Protect Burns Bog

Earth Day Pilgrimag To Protect Burns Bog

By Acharya S.P.Dwivedi
The Burns Bog in Delta is the largest raised peat bog on the west coast of North America which is internationally unique because of its location,ecology,and species diversity. Burns Bog filters the air and releases oxygen; the bog stores carbon and this helps in reducing global warming and provides 3000 hectare of largest [...]

May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India’s Online Hotel Booking To Hit $1.8 Billion By 2016

India’s Online Hotel Booking To Hit $1.8 Billion By 2016

One of the biggest factors for this sizzling growth is the convenience the Internet offers while carrying out the transaction.
NEW DELHI – Online hotel bookings in the country will touch $1.8 billion by 2016, as more and more Indians turn to the Internet for finalizing travel plans, according to Google.
“Consumer confidence to do online hotel [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India Inc Invests $2.27 Billion Overseas In March

India Inc Invests $2.27 Billion Overseas In March

Indian firms had made FDI of USD 5.47 billion in March last year. In February of this year FDI stood at USD 2.51 billion.
MUMBAI – Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) made by Indian industry in the overseas markets fell 59 per cent to USD 2.27 billion last month.
Indian firms had made FDI of USD 5.47 billion [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India Receives Top Remittance Of $70 Billion In 2014: World Bank

India Receives Top Remittance Of $70 Billion In 2014: World Bank

BANGALORE – Remittances growth to slow sharply in 2015, as Europe and Russia stay weak; pick up expected next year.  Total remittances in 2014 reached $583 billion.
This is more than double the official development assistance (ODA) in the world. India received $70 billion, China $64 billion, the Philippines $28 billion. However, the growth in global [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

B.C. Freezes Worker-Immigration Program Amidst Huge Backlog

B.C. Freezes Worker-Immigration Program Amidst Huge Backlog

VICTORIA — The B.C. government has abruptly shut the door on most of its provincial immigration program for the next three months, saying new federal limits on temporary foreign workers have triggered an unmanageable flood of applicants seeking entry to Canada through British Columbia, reported Globe and Mail newspaper.
Jobs Minister Shirley Bond said Tuesday that [...]

April 11th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »