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Indo-Canadian Doctors Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman Found Not Guilty

Indo-Canadian Doctors Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman Found Not Guilty

TORONTO —Two Indo-Canadian Doctors from  accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a medical student in 2011 have been found not guilty. Dr. Amitabh Chauhan and Dr. Suganthan Kayilasanathan were accused of drugging and then sexually assaulting the woman in a hotel room after a night of drinking and dancing at a Toronto club, reported Canadian […]

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Indo-Americans Pay A Heavy Price For Running Convenience Stores

Indo-Americans Pay A Heavy Price For Running Convenience Stores

WASHINGTON – Back in 2006, Joe Biden, then a Senate candidate ran into trouble for a remark that “you cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.” Gaffe-prone Biden got away by explaining that it wasn’t a racial slur but “was meant as a compliment” for the […]

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Two Indo-American Scientists Make It To Popular Science’s Brilliant Ten list

Two Indo-American Scientists Make It To Popular Science’s Brilliant Ten list

NEW DELHI – Two Indo-American scientists have been named by Popular Science magazine in its Brilliant Ten list of 2014 which honours America’s “brightest young minds reshaping science, engineering, and the world”. Prabal Dutta, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at University of Michigan, and Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering at […]

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Indo-American Jailed For 2 Years For Vehicular Manslaughter

Indo-American Jailed For 2 Years For Vehicular Manslaughter

NEW YORK – A 36-year-old Indian-origin man, who crashed a powerboat into a construction barge killing a bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man two weeks before the wedding, has been jailed for two years in the US. Jojo John, who pleaded guilty to two counts of second- degree vehicular manslaughter for crashing the boat into […]

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Indo-Americans Fared Better Than Others During Recession: U.S. Report

Indo-Americans Fared Better Than Others During Recession: U.S. Report

WASHINGTON – Like other Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) including Indo-Americans were hit hard by the Great Recession, but they fared better than any other racial group, according to a new report. During the economic downturn, the unemployment rate more than doubled for Asian American workers from 3.2 percent in 2007 to 7.5 […]

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India’s Mars Mission Heats Up Competition For Cheap Satellite Launches

India’s Mars Mission Heats Up Competition For Cheap Satellite Launches

NEW DELHI – India’s low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered the red planet’s orbit on Wednesday, crowning what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said was a “near impossible” push to become the only country to complete the trip on its maiden attempt. The Mars Orbiter Mission was achieved on a budget of $74 million, nearly a […]

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Col. Sajjan Joins Liberal Leader Trudeau At Army Run

Col. Sajjan Joins Liberal Leader Trudeau At Army Run

OTTAWA – Lieutenant-Colonel Harjit Singh Sajjan again showed his commitment to Canada and to those who have fought for Canadian freedoms by taking part in the Army Run in Ottawa with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. The Army run gives Canadians the opportunity to thank veterans and show their support and build esprit de corps within […]

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Fiji’s Military Dictator Proclaims Victory In Poll

Fiji’s Military Dictator Proclaims Victory In Poll

SUVA – Fiji Coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama declared himself the new Prime Minister of the Pacific nation this week and promised “genuine democracy” and to work for all Fijians. Following the first democratic election in eight years, he pledged to govern “for the well-being of all Fijians”, saying the country had “embraced a new future” […]

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Save The Earth!

Save The Earth!

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined thousands of people for a march through the city to shine the spotlight on the climate crisis with the UN chief stressing that there is no ‘Plan B’ to halt advance of climate change as there is no ‘Planet B.’ A protester carries a sign […]

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Winners Of The Inaugural Dhahan Punjabi Literature Prize Announced

Winners Of The Inaugural Dhahan Punjabi Literature Prize Announced

VANCOUVER – The top $25,000 first prize in the inaugural Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature was awarded to Avtar Singh Billing for his novel, Khali Khoohaan di Katha (The Story of Empty Wells). “I feel happy and lucky to be the first author to win the prestigious, inaugural Dhahan Prize in Punjabi Literature,” said Billing. […]

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