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‘Indo-U.S. 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Awards’ Announced

‘Indo-U.S. 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Awards’ Announced

NEW DELHI – Eight partnership projects between higher education institutes of India and the U.S. were announced, seeking to further broaden bilateral ties in the education sphere. The ‘Indo-U.S. 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Awards’, formerly known as ‘Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative’, is in continuation of the educational partnership between the two countries. The awarded […]

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Numerous Indo-Canadians Among RBC’s Top 25 Immigrants

Numerous Indo-Canadians Among RBC’s Top 25 Immigrants

Surrey’s Amrik Singh Aulakh, Soheila Ansari of Coquitlam, Vikram Vij, Vancouver Umashanie Reddy and Bob Dhillon, both of Calgary, were presented with the outstanding immigrant award at a ceremony in downtown Vancouver on Thursday. By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – Nearly a half dozen Indo-Canadians are among the recipients of RBC’s Top 25 Immigrants. Surrey’s […]

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Fire Department Shuts Down Indo-Canadian Owned Hotel, Evicting 28 Residents

Fire Department Shuts Down Indo-Canadian Owned Hotel, Evicting 28 Residents

NORTH DELTA – The North Delta fire department has shut down Indo-Canadian owned hotel which led to 28 residents of the North Delta Inn being kicked out of their homes, because their building has been declared a fire risk. The North Delta Inn is a motel, but many people like Sandy MacDonald have been living […]

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Canadian High Commissioner Patel Bats For Closer Ties With Punjab

Canadian High Commissioner Patel Bats For Closer Ties With Punjab

MOHALI – “Canada and India share extremely strong relations. Now, we are focusing on trade and agricultural technology in India,” said Nadir Patel, High Commissioner for Canada to India. He was speaking at a special session ‘India-Canada relationship in interconnected world’ hosted by the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Mohali Wednesday evening. Terming Indian […]

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Joins Crowded 2016 Republican Race For White House

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Joins Crowded 2016 Republican Race For White House

“I’m running for President of the United States of America,” Bobby Jindal tweeted, marking a major milestone for a community looking to leverage its prosperity for political power. WASHIGTON – Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal on Wednesday announced he was running for the White House, making him the first Indian American to seek the country’s highest […]

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Commendable Initiatives For Helping Indo-Canadian Seniors

Commendable Initiatives For Helping Indo-Canadian Seniors

By Dr. Bikkar Singh Lalli Evidently there is number of Indo-Canadian seniors who experience adjustment problem in Canada, their adopted country.  Since the values, customs, traditions and priorities that are relevant and important to Indo-Canadian seniors are not necessarily important to their children. Some of them feel isolated, abandoned, emotionally starved, marginalized, and relegated to […]

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Should The Racist Mass Killer Of Black Church-Goers Be Branded A Terrorist?

Should The Racist Mass Killer Of Black Church-Goers Be Branded A Terrorist?

WASHINGTON – Was the massacre of nine black people by a racist killer at the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina an act of terrorism? Absolutely, yes! Does this mean we should be calling the suspect, Dylann Roof, a terrorist, and prosecuting him as one? Probably should but most likely not. There is […]

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Indo-American Governor Nikki Haley May Use Flag Stand For Vice President Ticket

Indo-American Governor Nikki Haley May Use Flag Stand For Vice President Ticket

Today we are here in a moment of unity in our state without ill will to say it is time to remove the flag from our capitol grounds,” said Haley, who is the state’s first non-white governor. WASHINGTON – Growing outrage against a slavery-era Confederate flag, artfully channeled by South Carolina’s governor Nikki Haley, nee […]

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NDP Leader Horgan Says Premier Clark Is Deliberately Hiding The Truth About Health Firings

NDP Leader Horgan Says Premier Clark Is Deliberately Hiding The Truth About Health Firings

VICTORIA –NDP leader John Horgan says Premier Christy Clark cannot continue to ignore calls for an independent public inquiry in the health firings scandal. “This is a cover-up, plain and simple,” Horgan said. “Premier Clark is deliberately hiding the truth from the people of British Columbia. The very people whose privacy the premier claims to […]

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Recently Arrived Indian Woman With Rare TB Triggers Health Scare In US

Recently Arrived Indian Woman With Rare TB Triggers Health Scare In US

WASHINGTON – An Indian woman with a rare drug-resistant form of tuberculosis has triggered a health scare in three US states and for co-passengers on her flight from India, as American authorities are tracking down hundreds of people who may have been in her contact. The woman, who arrived in Chicago from India on April […]

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