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Award-Winning Indo-Canadian Loved Crown Royal Whisky Flying Off The Shelves

Award-Winning Indo-Canadian Loved Crown Royal Whisky Flying Off The Shelves

Award winning Canadian whisky is flying off shelves with retailers are having a hard time keeping Crown Royal’s ‘Northern Harvest’ in stock. V ANCOUVER – Crown Royal’s award winning Northern Harvest Rye might be the closest thing to liquid gold in Canada right now with sales booming. The Canadian whisky, which is much loved by […]

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International Immigration Declines But Interprovincial Migration Helps BC Gain Measly 1 Percent Population Growth

International Immigration Declines But Interprovincial Migration Helps BC Gain Measly 1 Percent Population Growth

Retirements and a relatively strong economy have increased B.C.’s net migration from other provinces in recent years, but international immigration has slowed down. SURREY – B.C.’s population reached 4.7 million by Oct. 1, a gain of less than one per cent from the same time last year. While international immigration declined but interprovincial migration helped […]

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Indo-Canadian Child Abuse Survivor Says Without Sophie’s Place, He Would Never Have Told His Story

Indo-Canadian Child Abuse Survivor Says Without Sophie’s Place, He Would Never Have Told His Story

Andy Bhatti was first abused when he was nine and it continued until he was 14 but it took him 20 years to tell his story with help from child advocacy centre Sophie’s Place. VANCOUVER – Indo-Canadian victim of child abuse Andy Bhatti says if there was a child advocacy centre like Sophie’s Place in […]

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Sikh Marriage Bill Won’t Be Opposed, Says AAP MP Gandhi

Sikh Marriage Bill Won’t Be Opposed, Says AAP MP Gandhi

PATIALA – Patiala AAP MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi has submitted the statement of objects and reasons pertaining to the Sikh Marriage Bill, 2015. Dr Gandhi was called by the legislative branch after he proposed the draft of the Bill in the Lok Sabha as a private member Bill on December 1 to give his statement […]

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SANSAD Decries Judicial Assault On Democracy In India

SANSAD Decries Judicial Assault On Democracy In India

VANCOUVER – South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD) deplores the revocation of bail for Delhi University professor of English, G, N. Saibaba and the charge of criminal contempt against renowned writer, Arundhati Roy by the single judge bench of the Nagpur branch of Bombay High Court comprising Justice Arun Choudhari, on December 23, […]

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2015 Will Be Remembered As A Great Year For Punjabi-Canadians

2015 Will Be Remembered As A Great Year For Punjabi-Canadians

By Balwant Sanghera The year 2015 has been great for our community. The election of twenty Punjabis and two non-Punjabi South Asians to the House of Commons on October 19was a great achievement for Punjabis and South Asians in particular and Canadians in general.  The federal election was historic in many ways. In a sense, […]

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NRI Woman Mistakenly Arrested By Indian Authorities Wins Compensation

NRI Woman Mistakenly Arrested By Indian Authorities Wins Compensation

Fourteen months after Sarah Thomas, a multinational company employee from Dubai, was mistaken for a fugitive wanted by the CBI and arrested by immigration officials and police at Chennai airport, the Madras high court recently awarded Rs 2 lakh compensation to her. CHENNAI – Fourteen months after Sarah Thomas, a multinational company employee from Dubai, […]

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NRI Rambarran Fired As Trinidad And Tobago Central Bank’s Governor

NRI Rambarran Fired As Trinidad And Tobago Central Bank’s Governor

PORT-OF-SPAIN – There is uproar on both sides of the political and ethnic divide over the sacking of Jwala Rambarran, who is of Indian descent, as governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, the twin-island nation in the Caribbean. Trinidad and Tobago Finance Minister Colm Imbert accused Rambarran of violating several laws, for […]

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Intolerance Rising In India Under BJP, Says Bhopal Archbishop

Intolerance Rising In India Under BJP, Says Bhopal Archbishop

BHOPAL – Bhopal Archbishop Father Leo Cornelio on Monday said intolerance had risen in recent times, “especially after BJP came to power at the Centre last year”. Expressing concern about the recent furore over Aamir Khan’s remarks and the alleged attack on a group of Christians reciting the Bible in Jabalpur, the Archbishop said people […]

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Indo-British Man Wanted For Murder Of RSS Man In Punjab Arrested In Portugal

Indo-British Man Wanted For Murder Of RSS Man In Punjab Arrested In Portugal

EVORA – An appeal court in southern Portugal decided to continue the detention of an Indian national, Paramjeet Singh, wanted by New Delhi for a homicide and bomb attacks. “The judge decided to wait for a formal extradition request from the Indian authorities,” Singh’s Portuguese lawyer Manuel Luis Ferreira told AFP. He was arrested on […]

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