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UK Extends Work Visas For Indian, Foreign Doctors Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

UK Extends Work Visas For Indian, Foreign Doctors Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

LONDON – In a relief to foreign doctors, including from India, whose visas were set to expire in October this year, the UK government has extended the deadline by one year amid the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.   The UK government on Tuesday confirmed that foreign doctors, including from India, whose visas are […]

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Can You Cancel A Car Accident Claim?

Can You Cancel A Car Accident Claim?

  By Abby Pang Associate Lawyer, Simpson, Thomas & Associates   The ICBC car accident claims process can be complicated and time-consuming. If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in BC, you may be debating whether to file an insurance claim, or you may have started an ICBC claim and wonder if […]

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Tearful Goodbye To Sikhs Killed in Kabul Attack

Tearful Goodbye To Sikhs Killed in Kabul Attack

LUDHIANA – Two Ludhiana-based Sikhs, namely Shankar Singh of Chhawni Mohalla and Jiwan Singh of Nanak Nagar, who were among the 23 killed in the deadly gurdwara attack in Kabul, were today cremated in Daresi. Manjit, brother-in-law of deceased Shankar Singh, said the latter had gone to Kabul about eight years back where he was […]

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Health Dept Now Says Over 55K NRIs Arrived In Punjab

Health Dept Now Says Over 55K NRIs Arrived In Punjab

Officials told to quarantine all those who came after Jan 30. PATIALA – After initially stating the number of passengers who arrived in the state in the last about two months at one lakh, the Health Department has now found that the actual number of such persons is 55,669. The department has raised concern as […]

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Criticism Hits MPs’ Self-Voted Pay Hike for MPs Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Criticism Hits MPs’ Self-Voted Pay Hike for MPs Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

On April 1, members of Canada’s House of Commons and Senate will get an automatic salary increase, according to standing legislation. As a result, each MP will get at least an extra CA$ 3750. TORONTO – Canada’s government is getting panned for allowing a pay hike for members of Parliament to go through even as […]

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SOCIAL DISTANCING: Brampton Looks To Issue Big Fine To Homeowner Of Backyard Party

SOCIAL DISTANCING: Brampton Looks To Issue Big Fine To Homeowner Of Backyard Party

“The first night of these new fines, bylaw with the assistance of Peel police, laid their first fine and it’s not going to be the minimum .. . it’s going to go straight to court and will be up to a judge to decide. (The fine) could be up to $100,000,” said Brampton Mayor Patrick […]

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Many Indo-Canadians Not Opting To Take Canada’s Expensive $2900 Return Flight Out Of India  

Many Indo-Canadians Not Opting To Take Canada’s Expensive $2900 Return Flight Out Of India  

TORONTO – An estimated 25,000 Canadian passport holders and PRs remained in India at the time the lockdown to help curb spread of Covid-19 was imposed and as international flights petered out, there was no opportunity for them to return to Canada. But Canada’s recently announced first 6 flights at a steep cost of $2900 […]

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Indo-Canadian Cabbie From Winnipeg Killed By Passenger

Indo-Canadian Cabbie From Winnipeg Killed By Passenger

Winnipeg police have charged Okoth Obein with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Balvir Toor, a Duffy’s Taxi driver who died after a serious assault last Thursday. WINNIPEG – An Indo-Canadian cabbie in Winnipeg is dead after being stabbed by a passenger in an unprovoked attack. A man, who was a passenger in […]

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Indo-British Man Jailed For 7 Years For Hiding Guns At home

Indo-British Man Jailed For 7 Years For Hiding Guns At home

LONDON – A 19-year-old Indian-origin man was jailed on Tuesday for firearms offences following a proactive operation by officers from Scotland Yard’s North West Command Unit, during which they found a set of guns in his home in London.   Hrithik Sakaria from Stanmore in north London was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment at Harrow […]

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Indo-American Physician Indicted For Sex-Trafficking

Indo-American Physician Indicted For Sex-Trafficking

US Authorities indict physician Manish Raj Gupta, a plastic surgeon, from August to September of 2016 used force, threats of force, fraud and coercion to compel a woman, to engage in commercial sex by drugging her without her consent or knowledge. NEW YORK – An Indian-origin physician has been indicted in the US’s Ohio state […]

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