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Indo-American Banker Turned Monk Minting Money Online

Indo-American Banker Turned Monk Minting Money Online

NEW YORK – On a quiet afternoon in Manhattan’s East Village, I’m having lunch inside a monastery while Rasanath Dasa, a banker-turned-monk, tells us about the moment he decided to leave Wall Street. “My desire to work in Wall Street arose back in 1992, when foreign TV first came to India and I watched Charlie […]

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Free Mason Honour!

Free Mason Honour!

Tok Herar (middle) received his 50-year Jewel as a Free Mason on Jan 14th in Hope BC from (Right) Grand Master Brother William R. Cave and (Left) Brother Charles Mitchell.

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Indo-Americans In Atlanta Pick Up Guns For Self Defense

Indo-Americans In Atlanta Pick Up Guns For Self Defense

WASHINGTON – Indo-Americans in the  Georgian city of Atlanta are getting themselves trained in gun shooting as self-defense measures after the community in recent months experienced a spate of violent home invasions and robberies. Indian Americans living in Roswell, a suburb of northern Atlanta, are being helped by the local police in receiving this gun […]

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Indo-American Tech Genius Makes World’s First 100 Core Chip

Indo-American Tech Genius Makes World’s First 100 Core Chip

BOSTON – You might have seen chips with eight, sixteen and even 32 cores. But Anant Agarwal, an MIT genius is manufacturing the world’s first chip with 100 cores in his commercial venture Tilera. Anant is currently the Director of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL). Tilera, the many-core chip […]

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Sikh American Elected Mayor Of Historic US City

Sikh American Elected Mayor Of Historic US City

WASHINGTON – Charlottesville, Virginia, a historic city of more than 43,000 people and once the home of three US presidents – Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe – now has a Sikh American mayor. Satyendra S Huja, initially elected to the Charlottesville City Council in 2007 and reelected in November 2011, was chosen mayor unanimously […]

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PICS Fundraiser!

PICS Fundraiser!

The Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS) held a radiothon fundraiser that raised $75,000 for their various programs.

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Manmohan Singh Is My Friend And Trusted Leader, Says Obama

Manmohan Singh Is  My Friend And Trusted Leader, Says Obama

NEW YORK – Countering allegations that he is ‘aloof’, US President Barack Obama counted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and German Chancellor Angela Merkel among leaders with whom he has forged “friendships and bonds of trust”. “I wasn’t in other administrations, so I didn’t see the interactions between US Presidents and various world leaders.” “But the […]

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Jailed Indian Student Who Threatened To Kill Bush Plans Appeal

Jailed Indian Student Who Threatened To Kill Bush Plans Appeal

WASHINGTON – PhD mathematics scholar and lecturer Vikram Buddhi, who has been jailed in the United States for allegedly threatening to kill former president George W Bush, plans to appeal in the US Supreme Court soon. Recently, Buddhi’s distraught father Captain B K Subbarao wrote to Indian and US authorities explaining in legal terms how […]

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NRIs Seeking Cures For Multiple Ailments

NRIs Seeking Cures For Multiple Ailments

AMRITSAR – A large number of Indians residing in UK , Canada and US are now fast moving towards herbs and other essential Indian herbs and spices  to cure lifestyle diseases and are seeking expert opinion for various ailments including diabetes, hypertension, mood and eating disorders, mental illness largely caused due to work stress, dietary […]

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Topp At Pak House!

Topp At Pak House!

An Immigration forum with MP Jinny Sims was organized at Pakistan House in Surrey last weekend where NDP leadership candidate Brian Topp was the guest of honor. President Pakistan Canada Association Arfan Malik received the guest of honor and all other participants, including Surrey-North MP Jasbir Sandhu.

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