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SANSAD Mourns The Slaughtered Children Of Pakistan

SANSAD Mourns The Slaughtered Children Of Pakistan

South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD) and Committee of Progressive Pakistani Canadians (CPPC), two organizations of the South Asian Diaspora in Canada, express our profound grief and outrage at the slaughter of 132 children and sixteen teachers and staff, in a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, by the Islamist group, Tehreek-e-Taliban-i-Pakistan (TTP), on December […]

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Sajjan Acclaimed!

Sajjan Acclaimed!

Decorated Sikh-Canadian soldier and ex Vancouver Police Officer will carry the torch for the Justin Trudeau Liberals in Vancouver South against incumbent Conservative MP Wei Young. Sajjan has his work cut out for him but it was a Liberal riding before and it can be won again despite all the recent controversy. Last week, the […]

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Rajinder Khanna Appointed New RAW Chief

Rajinder Khanna Appointed New RAW Chief

NEW DELHI – Special Secretary in Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the country’s external intelligence gathering agency, Rajinder Khanna was appointed as its new chief. In another appointment by the government, Special Secretary (Internal Security) in Union Home Ministry Prakash Mishra was appointed as head of CRPF, the world’s largest paramilitary force with over three […]

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Indo-American Attorney, Wife Charged With Insider Trading

Indo-American Attorney, Wife Charged With Insider Trading

California-based Shivbir Grewal and Preetinder Grewal agreed to pay USD 90,000 to settle the federal regulator US Securities and Exchange Commission’s charges, and Shivbir also agreed to be suspended from practicing as an attorney before the SEC on behalf of any publicly traded company or other entity regulated by the agency. NEW YORK – An […]

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Indo-Americans’ Assets Come Under The Glare Of The U.S. Tax System

Indo-Americans’ Assets Come Under The Glare Of The U.S. Tax System

NEW YORK – There was a time when Indians would relocate to America for the so-called American Dream. Well all that is about to stop now, since, NRI’s are being cautioned to be aware of their decisions as the nightmare of tax is about to plague their lives. We all pay tax. It is a […]

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CBI Must Probe Castration Of Sacha Sauda Followers, Rules High Court

CBI Must Probe Castration Of Sacha Sauda Followers, Rules High Court

CHANDIGARH – The Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered a CBI probe into the alleged castration of 400 followers of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda criminal Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The court rapped the Haryana Police for “letting grass grow under their feet” by conducting “worthless investigations” into the case filed by Fatehabad district resident Hans […]

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Navjot Sidhu Apologises To Takht Over Gurbani Row

Navjot Sidhu Apologises To Takht Over Gurbani Row

AMRITSAR – Former Amritsar Member of Parliament (MP) Navjot Singh Sidhu tendered a written apology to Akal Takht over the ‘Gurbani’ row. He allegedly distorted a hymn while speaking at a public function in Ludhiana last month and earned the wrath of Sikh organisations. Sidhu’s letter was handed over to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan […]

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Majithia Summoned By Punjab Enforcement Directorate Over Drug Links

Majithia Summoned By Punjab Enforcement Directorate Over Drug Links

JALANDHAR – The Enforcement Directorate (ED) was summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majthia to its Jalandhar office Friday for questioning in the Rs 6,000-crore drug smuggling case. The ED has prepared a detailed questionnaire for the minister who will reportedly be grilled for his alleged links with some accused and alleged relations with three […]

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Punjab Govt Has Lost People’s Trust: Capt. Amarinder Singh

Punjab Govt Has Lost People’s Trust: Capt. Amarinder Singh

CHANDIGARH  – Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh hailed the Congress Legislature Party’s decision to bring in a “no-confidence motion” against the Akali-BJP government, saying the latter had lost the confidence of the people. He asked the BJP to move beyond a “symbolic dissent” against the government. “This is the time […]

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School Girl Raped And Murdered

School Girl Raped And Murdered

GURDASPUR – A Class IX student was allegedly raped and murdered by some persons in the Babri bypass area, 5 km from here, last night. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Gurpreet Singh Toor confirmed that the girl was raped before being strangulated to death. He said a special investigation team (SIT), comprising Superintendent of Police […]

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