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Canada’s Population Surpasses 35 Million

Canada’s Population Surpasses 35 Million

OTTAWA – Canada’s population has surpassed 35 million over the past year, a 1.2 per cent increase with growth generally higher in the western provinces, according to Statistics Canada, reported CBC News. The information is contained in the agency’s population estimates released Thursday morning. Canada’s population is estimated at 35,158,300, an increase of 404,000 over […]

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BC Food And Wine Target Indian Market

BC Food And Wine Target Indian Market

MUMBAI – Tapping into significant trading opportunities between B.C. and India, a trade delegation from B.C.’s agrifood sector is in Mumbai to participate in one of India’s largest food and beverage trade shows. B.C.’s Ministry of International Trade is using the Annapoorna – World of Food India trade show as a platform to introduce B.C. […]

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Obama Names Indo-American Woman As Boston Judge

Obama Names Indo-American Woman As Boston Judge

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama has nominated yet another leading Indo-American lawyer, Indira Talwani, as a judge in the US District Court in Boston, Massachusetts. Talwani is Obama’s third South Asian judicial nominee after Vince Chhabria and Manish Shah, both awaiting Senate confirmation. Once confirmed, she would be the first South Asian judge in […]

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UK Scraps Sikh Baron’s Plan To Set Up Club Near Gurdwara

UK Scraps Sikh Baron’s Plan To Set Up Club Near Gurdwara

BIRMINGHAM -A renowned Sikh entrepreneur in the UK had to face the ire of the community and a Sikh councillor for making a proposal, that was later dismissed, to convert a public house building near a gurdwara on the busy Soho Road of Birmingham into a stripping and dancing club. The appeal by H Singh […]

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LA Bar Which Put Up Sikh Gurus’ Portraits Hears It From Local Sikhs, Agrees To Remove Them

LA Bar Which Put Up Sikh Gurus’ Portraits Hears It From Local Sikhs, Agrees To Remove Them

LOS ANGELES – Pikey Bar in Los Angeles, California has ridiculed the Sikh Gurus by displaying full size portraits of the Gurus in their establishment serving alcohol. The Sikhs have suffered terrible anguish because of this distasteful act. After much outcry from local Sikhs, the bar has agreed to remove the pictures which are clearly […]

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Global Warrant Issued Against British ‘White Widow’

Global Warrant Issued Against British ‘White Widow’

LONDON – Interpol on Thursday issued a global arrest warrant for British terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the “White Widow”, at Kenya’s request. Lewthwaite, 29, is the wife of one of the four suicide bombers, Jermaine Lindsay, involved in the terror attacks in London in July 2005 in which 52 people were killed and hundreds […]

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An Indian Among Four Held In Massive Drug Bust In Australia

An Indian Among Four Held In Massive Drug Bust In Australia

MELBOURNE – In one of Australia’s largest drug hauls, authorities have seized 274kg of ephedrine hidden in a shipment of rice from India and arrested four people, including an Indian.  Four people have been charged for their alleged bid to import and distribute drugs here worth an estimated USD 200 million, Australian Federal Police (AFP) […]

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NRI Student Sarna Sexually Assaulted Before Being Killed, Alleges Family

NRI Student Sarna Sexually Assaulted Before Being Killed, Alleges Family

Sarna, 21, died September 13 after allegedly consuming drugs at a party in a friend’s flat and being beaten up by two security guards in a south Delhi apartments complex. NEW DELHI – Family members and dozens of friends of NRI student Anmol Sarna Sunday staged a protest outside Kalkaji Police Station here demanding a […]

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Racial Slurs Hurled At Indo-American Mayoral Candidate

Racial Slurs Hurled At Indo-American Mayoral Candidate

NEW YORK – In an apparent act of racism, election sign boards of an Indo-American mayoral candidate and his running mates in New Jersey have been defaced with a swastika and words “Never In Edison”. Sudhanshu Prasad, running for office as Edison Mayor, was alerted to the acts of vandalism following which a report was […]

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Book ‘Gadari Babe Kaun San’ Released

Book ‘Gadari Babe Kaun San’ Released

AMRITSAR – Ajmer Singh penned Punjabi book ‘Gadari Babe Kaun San’ was released by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gubachan Singh at the Chief Khalsa Diwan run Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School. In the book, the writer has attempted to prove that the source of inspiration of Gadari babe’s movement against the British yoke was Sikhism. […]

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