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Veteran Indo-Canadian Actor BK Singh Rakhra Stars In The Last King

Veteran Indo-Canadian Actor BK Singh Rakhra Stars In The Last King

SURREY – Veteran Indo-Canadian actor Bhavkhandan Singh Rakhra (B.K.SINGH) , who began doing Punjabi theater at age 16 in high school before immigrating to Canada in 1974, will hit the silver screen next week with a starring role in the Indo-Canadian film The Last King. BK Singh, who completed his graduation studies in Vancouver and […]

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Growing Intolerance In India Is Reaching A Very Dangerous Level

Growing Intolerance In India Is Reaching A Very Dangerous Level

By Dr. Bikkar Singh Lalli “One of the most difficult and urgent global problems is how to develop societies where people of different cultures can live together and build common ground,” Justin Trudeau. In India that task, of building bridges between diverse cultures, falls on the shoulders of  PM Narendra Modi. The big question is, […]

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Beeba Boys Is A Nonsensical Gangster Joke-Fest From Controversial Director Deepa Mehta

Beeba Boys Is A Nonsensical Gangster Joke-Fest From Controversial Director Deepa Mehta

By R. Paul Dhillon Controversial Indo-Canadian director’s foray into gangster genre with Beeba Boys, which is the first big budget film on BC’s decades long Indo-Canadian gang scene, is a huge disappointment, not only that Mehta treats the story as a joke but it is probably the most boring Gang film I’ve ever seen! Making […]

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Asia-Pacific Struck By 1,625 Disasters Over Last Decade: UN report

Asia-Pacific Struck By 1,625 Disasters Over Last Decade: UN report

PIC-CAP- Men look for their belongings after an earthquake, in Kishim district of Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. KABUL – Half a million people lost their lives to disasters over the last decade in Asia and the Pacific that was struck by over 1,625 disasters during this period, a UN panel report said on Tuesday, calling for […]

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Music, Poetry And Art Come Together With Irish-Canadian Music In Air India [Redacted]

Music, Poetry And Art Come Together With Irish-Canadian Music In Air India [Redacted]

“Thirty years after the Air India bombing, an Irish-Canadian musical brings music, poetry and art to Vancouver’s SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts” in an adaptation of Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s award-winning poetry, children of air india, un/authorized exhibits and interjections. VANCOUVER – Thirty years after the 1985 Air India bombing, an Irish-Canadian musical, air india […]

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Seven Indo-American Women To Take Part In Two Top US Pageants

Seven Indo-American Women To Take Part In Two Top US Pageants

NEW YORK – Seven Indian-origin women will participate in New Jersey’s two annual beauty pageant finals. New Jersey is set to host the finals of “Miss New Jersey USA” and “Miss New Jersey Teen USA” pageants. Six of the seven Indian-origin women are featuring in “Miss New Jersey USA” and one in “Miss New Jersey […]

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Indo-American Cousins Sentenced 15 Years Each For Murder Conspiracy

Indo-American Cousins Sentenced 15 Years Each For Murder Conspiracy

Pratikkumar Patel and his cousin Kalpesh Patel of Gallatin city in Tennessee, received the sentence of 15 years each from Circuit Court Judge for trying to arrange the murder of Krupaben Patel, the wife of Prattikumar Patel. WASHINGTON – Two Indo-American cousins, convicted for conspiring to commit murder of the wife of one of them […]

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Indo-American Banker To Plead Guilty In Regulatory Leak Case

Indo-American Banker To Plead Guilty In Regulatory Leak Case

NEW YORK – In a rare criminal action on Wall Street, an Indo-American former Goldman Sachs banker, suspected of taking confidential documents from a source inside the government, has agreed to plead guilty, a media report said on Tuesday. Rohit Bansal and his source Jason Gross, who at the time of the leak was an […]

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Indo-Canadian Diabetes Educator Says Educating Others Is In Her Blood

Indo-Canadian Diabetes Educator Says Educating Others Is In Her Blood

VANCOUVER – Harmeet Mundra, originally from Punjab, India, has been a CDE since 2008 and aside from spending time with her family, including two kids, she currently works as a dietitian for Fraser Health. “Educating people is in my blood. My dad was head of the department in a university, my mom was a zoologist […]

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Couples Living Abroad Can Do Pre-Divorce Counselling Over Videoconferencing, Says Kerala High Court

Couples Living Abroad Can Do Pre-Divorce Counselling Over Videoconferencing, Says Kerala High Court

KOCHI – Family courts can conduct the mandatory pre-divorce counselling through videoconferencing if the couple is not able to attend in person, says the Kerala high court. Modern telecommunication methods can be used for the counselling and the parties need not be forced to attend in person, a division bench led by justice CK Abdul […]

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