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What Do You Do When A Guy Asks For Company At 11 At Nigh

What Do You Do When A Guy Asks For Company At 11 At Nigh

After 7 years of marriage, my husband and I don’t have any children and don’t plan on having any either. My mother-in-law is very adamant that we have kids soon. This is causing trouble in my marriage and she’s even threatened me that she will get my husband re-married. I fear that my husband will […]

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Parliament Langar On Sikh Awareness Day!

Parliament Langar On Sikh Awareness Day!

The Sikh concept of free communal langar was brought to Canadian parliament this week as free food was served to people on the Hill as part of Sikh Awareness Day. Many MPs including NDP’s Jasbir Sandhu and Conservative minister Tim Uppal took part in the festivities.  “I would like to thank the many young Sikh […]

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Obama Meets Indo-American Spelling Bee Champs

Obama Meets Indo-American Spelling Bee Champs

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama might be one of the world’s most powerful man but he is no spelling champion as he failed to spell two words correctly given to him by this year’s Indo—American co—champions of the prestigious Spelling Bee contest. “He (the President) is very humble. I think he (Obama) is appropriate […]

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NRI Sentenced To Death For Drug Trafficking In Singapore

NRI Sentenced To Death For Drug Trafficking In Singapore

SINGAPORE – A 27-year-old Indian-origin man has been sentenced to death by a court here for trying to smuggle diamorphine, a pure form of heroin, into Singapore, media reports said on Tuesday. Prabagaran Srivijayan, a Malaysian national, was arrested in April 2012 at the woodlands Checkpoint with 2 bundles of diamorphine weighing 22.24g. The drug […]

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NRI Author’s Novel Makes Booker Prize Shortlist

NRI Author’s Novel Makes Booker Prize Shortlist

LONDON – Kolkata-born British author Neel Mukherjee’s latest novel The Lives of Others, set in troubled Bengal of the 1960s and centres around a dysfunctional family, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize 2014, in its debut as a global literary award. Mukherjee, who studied at Oxford and Cambridge, was also the only Indian-origin […]

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Mahilpuris Celebrate 25th Annual Reunion

Mahilpuris Celebrate 25th Annual Reunion

Located in the District of Hoshiarpur, the village of Mahilpur is a famously known village from the Doaba region of Punjab. Historically, Mahilpur was known throughout India for its production of mangos. It then claimed fame for being the first village in Punjab to build a post-secondary institution, and later became legendary for producing prominent […]

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Are You Mental Or Not?

Are You  Mental Or Not?

In a Mental Hospital a journalist asked the Doctor: How do you determine whether to admit a patient or not ? Doctor: Well, We would fill a Bath Tub and give a teaspoon, a glass and a bucket to the patient and ask them to empty the Bath Tub! Journalist: Oh, Obviously a normal person […]

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Ismaili Walk Raises Over $200,000

Ismaili Walk Raises Over $200,000

The 23rd annual Ismaili Walk took place at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park last Sunday, September 21st, raising over $200,000. For this year’s annual Walk, the Ismaili Muslim Community of BC partnered with the YWCA Metro Vancouver, to help raise awareness and funds in support of YWCA Cause We Care House. Over the past 23 […]

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Indo-Canadian Trucker Found Guilty Of Attempting To Smuggling Cocaine Into Canada

Indo-Canadian Trucker Found Guilty Of Attempting To Smuggling Cocaine Into Canada

TORONTO – A Toronto-area Indo-Canadian trucker with financial problems and who claimed to have randomly picked cocaine-contaminated suitcases out of the garbage has been convicted of attempting to smuggle 69 kilograms of cocaine into Canada in 2009. Baldev Singh, 44, of Maple, north of Toronto, was found guilty Monday of importing a controlled substance into […]

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Indo-Canadian Woman Shot At Backyard Barbecue In Ontario

Indo-Canadian Woman Shot At Backyard Barbecue In Ontario

TORONTO – A 31-year-old Indo-Canadian woman who suffered a gunshot wound in the stomach Wednesday morning is recovering at home. This after a brazen home invasion in the small Ontario town of Tecumseh. Harjit Kooner was shot at around 12:45 a.m. as she and her brother, Laddi Kooner, were finishing up a barbecue outside with […]

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