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Gung Hey Fat Choy! – Year Of The Goat!

Gung Hey Fat Choy! – Year Of The Goat!

The Chinese-Canadian community celebrated their annual New Year with the traditional Chinese parade through the historic Chinatown in Vancouver on Sunday, which attracted nearly 100,000 people in a sea of colour and pageantry. This year marks the Year of the Goat-Sheep which is associated with gentleness and caring. Among the participants included a sea of […]

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True Family Values Are Worthy Upholding By All Of Us

True Family Values Are Worthy Upholding By All Of Us

By Acharya S.P.Dwivedi RICHMOND – It was  an unique way of celebrating the birth day of Rev. Sun Myung Moon as a  True Parent’s Birthday by the members of Universal Peace Federation of Greater Vancouver on February 22 in Hilton Hotel, Richmond. More than 250 guests of various faith traditions and member of their own […]

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Ex-NRI MP in Germany Stands Trial For Child Pornography

Ex-NRI MP in Germany Stands Trial For Child Pornography

Indian-origin former German lawmaker, Sebastian Edathy, will appear before a court today to face trial on charges of acquiring and possessing child pornography. BERLIN – An Indian-origin former German lawmaker will appear before a court today to face trial on charges of acquiring and possessing child pornography. Sebastian Edathy, a former candidate for a ministerial […]

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6 Indian Women Among Forbes’ 50 ‘Power Businesswomen’

6 Indian Women Among Forbes’ 50 ‘Power Businesswomen’

NEW YORK – Six Indian women CEOs and Managing Directors, including State Bank of India head Arundhati Bhattacharya and ICICI CEO Chanda Kochchar, have been named by Forbes magazine in its 50 ‘Power Businesswomen’ from Asia who are “knocking down” walls in the traditional male bastions. The Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen list showcases a year […]

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Recipe For Lasting Peace On Earth Is To Eliminate The Enmity, Not The Enemy

Recipe For Lasting Peace On Earth Is To Eliminate The Enmity, Not The Enemy

SURREY – The world is plagued with violent conflicts, not one or two, but many. The Israel – Palestine conflict, civil wars in Syria, Iraqi insurgency, South Sudan ethnic conflict, Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, civil war in Somalia, Islamist insurgency in Nigeria, war in North-West Pakistan, Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan are some of […]

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Hollywood Review

Hollywood Review

Bad things can happen to good people. A team of researchers learn the hard way that it’s not nice to fool Mother Nature in The Lazarus Effect. Set forth by D Films this little thriller is freaking folks out at select Cineplex Odeon cites around B.C. Much has been made about assistant suicide in modern […]

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Indian Languages Have Few Takers In U.S.

Indian Languages Have Few Takers In U.S.

WASHINGTON – Despite the Indian economy’s rapid growth and the increase in U.S.-India ties, American students continue to display low interest in Indian languages, preferring instead languages like Chinese, Korean or Arabic, according to a new language survey. Students in U.S. colleges and universities are not signing up for Indian languages at remotely the scale […]

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Indian Student Arrested In US For Rape Claims Innocence

Indian Student Arrested In US For Rape Claims Innocence

WASHINGTON – An 18-year-old Indian student at the New York State University at Oswego, New York has been arrested for allegedly raping a student in the early hours of February 13 in her dorm room. The accused, Abhay Pant, has been charged with first-degree rape, a class B felony, which, according to New York state […]

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Indian workers Win $14 Million In US Labor Trafficking Case

Indian workers Win $14 Million In US Labor Trafficking Case

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans jury on Wednesday awarded $14 million to five Indian men who were lured to the United States and forced to work under inhumane conditions after Hurricane Katrina by a US ship repair firm and its codefendants. After a four-week trial, the US district court jury ruled that Alabama-based Signal […]

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Over 6,000 Indians Are in Jails )f 71 Countries: Govt

Over 6,000 Indians Are in Jails )f 71 Countries: Govt

NEW DELHI – As many as 6,443 Indians are detained in jails in 71 countries for various offences and 74 missing defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, are believed to be in Pakistani jails since 1971, Lok Sabha was informed today. While the maximum number of 1,534 Indians are detained in Saudi Arabia followed […]

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