According to a panel from the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), ex-notary Rashida Samji convinced investors to place $200,000 each into a secure trust account in order to finance an overseas winery affiliated with Mark Anthony – the Vancouver company that represents prestigious B.C. vineyards including Mission Hill. “A lot of people lost a lot [...]
Five South Asian men were thrown from the boat into the water. Two of the men were wearing lifejackets. A short time later, all of the men were saved from the water by the Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue.
VANCOUVER – Police are asking for the public’s help investigating the capsizing of a pleasure [...]
MOSCOW – A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 295 people was shot down by either Ukranian forces or the Rebels fighting them in east Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
All passengers and crew were killed when it crashed near the village of Grabovo, in rebel-held territory close to the border with Russia.
Both sides [...]
Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants. Seen here is Malala (2nd L) sits with her father Ziauddin Yousafzai (2nd R) and [...]
NEW DELHI – Lakshmi Puri, deputy executive director, UN women tells HT’s Khimi Thapa why India needs to lead the women rights revolution. She talks at length about gender inequality and how the government should address issues such as poverty and unemployment to check crime against women.
What brings you to India?
With the new government taking [...]
Victim of yesterday’s Suspicious Death in Chilliwack identified
The victim of yesterday’s Suspicious Death in Chilliwack has been identified as 31 year old Harjit (Stefan) Singh KONDOLAY of Chilliwack. KONDOLAY was not known to police.
“Our investigation into this death continues and we do not have any additional details which can be shared with the public at [...]
A 50-year-old Indo-British ringleader of a gang, who kidnapped a woman in Britain and fled to India, has been sentenced by a UK court to five years in jail after he was extradited.
LONDON – A 50-year-old Indo-British ringleader of a gang, who kidnapped a woman in Britain and fled to India, has been sentenced by [...]
An Indo-American woman was found dead in a swimming pool of a house, where she was attending a party.
NEW YORK – An Indo-American woman was found dead in a swimming pool of a house, where she was attending a party, and local police are investigating the drowning incident.
The body of the victim, identified as Rajkumari [...]
HOUSTON – Three members of an Indo-American family, including two children, have been killed in the US state of Texas when their car was hit by a pickup truck driven by a woman, who police say was drunk at the time of accident.
The accident happened near Dudley Road just outside the Kilgore city.
The family — [...]
NEW DELHI – India is witnessing more suicide deaths than ever before. And men are more vulnerable. Fresh evidence on health indicators of the population collected by the government presents eye-opening details of suicide deaths which are on an upswing since 2005.
The young are the worst-affected with one in every three suicides involving a 15 [...]