Actor Jimmy Sheirgill, who is in Vancouver shooting a Punjabi film, is really making his way around town, attending parties at Vancouver’s well to do businessmen. Last week, we reported that he attended a do at businessman Daljit Thind’s house in Vancouver. Following that, he made his way to Richmond to the residence of another [...]
Prominent BC Businessmen Daljit Thind And Gurjit Purewal Buy Kabaddi Teams
SURREY – Prominent BC businessmen Daljit Thind of Thind Properties and Gurjit Singh Purewal of Purewal Farms, who have been long supporters of Kabaddi, have purchased teams in the World Kabaddi League (WKL) that sprung up this week.
The international-level league, slated to kick off on [...]
NEW YORK – Aakriti Gupta, an Indo-American researcher at the Yale School of Medicine, has found that women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack.
“Younger women are a vulnerable yet understudied group with worse cardiac risk profiles and worse outcomes after a heart [...]
Rishab Verma and his company Verma Holdings agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they were responsible for the unwanted messages to consumers across the U.S. Aside from the fine, the settlement contains a monetary judgment of USD 2.8 million which is suspended due to the defendants’ inability to pay.
NEW YORK – An [...]
Shailesh Shah, 48, of California pleaded guilty before US District Judge Richard Stearns to two counts of mail fraud and two counts of wire fraud. He will be sentenced in October and could face a sentence up to 20 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release and a fine of US$ 250,000, [...]
VANCOUVER –Indian Wedding will launch its online collaborative platform, indianwedding.com on August 1st for Indian wedding parties, brides, planners, and enthusiasts.
Privately founded and developed in Vancouver, BC, indianwedding.com, is the complete online extension of the Indian bridal industry, bringing vendor search, photo sharing, and creative inspiration to the modern day bride.
Valued at $40 billion, the [...]
VANCOUVER – The South Asian Family Association is taking their annual party to downtown Vancouver by bringing the culture of India to the downtown core.
As part of the City of Vancouver and Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association’s Viva Vancouver series, India Live will highlight cultural activities of the Indian diaspora through music, dance, art and [...]
UNITED NATIONS - India has the sixth highest prevalence of child marriage in the world with one in every three child brides living in India, a United Nations report said.
Child marriage among girls is most common in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and India is among the top 10 countries with the highest rates of [...]
SURREY – The Supreme Court of Canada has reinstated “Life Members” of Surrey’s Laxmi Narayan Temple, who are breathing a sigh of relief that their memberships are still valid and they will be able to take part in the temple’s overdue elections.
According to information supplied by Krishan Bector, the Supreme Court of Canada “rejected 279 [...]
Newfoundland resident Andrew Abbass posted his allegations on the Change.org petition website against Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, accusing them of advocating for genocide: “Sections 318, 319, and 320 of the Criminal Code of Canada forbid hate propaganda. “Hate propaganda” means “any writing, sign or visible representation that advocates or [...]