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21-Year-Old Indo-American Killed In US In New Jersey Shooting

21-Year-Old Indo-American Killed In US In New Jersey Shooting

NEW YORK – A 21-year-old Indian-origin student at Rutgers University was killed and his roommate seriously injured in a shooting incident at their apartment near the school’s campus in the US state of New Jersey. Shani Patel, a junior economics major at the university, was shot and killed on Sunday at an off-campus apartment in […]

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India Successfully Test Fires Surface-To-Air Akash Missile

India Successfully Test Fires Surface-To-Air Akash Missile

NEW DELHI – India test fired its indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near Balasore. The missile targeted an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) named ‘Banshee’, an official of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said. The missile, with a strike range of 25 km and capability to […]

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AMBEDKAR’S INDIA: An Unfinished Quest For Equality

AMBEDKAR’S INDIA: An Unfinished Quest For Equality

Excerpts from Dr BR Ambedkar’s last speech in the Constituent Assembly MY mind is so full of the future of our country that I feel I ought to take this occasion to give expression to some of my reflections thereon. On January 26, 1950, India will be an independent country. What would happen to her […]

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India To Open It’s Bases To US Warships, Planes

India To Open It’s Bases To US Warships, Planes

NEW DELHI – American aircraft and warships will soon be able to access Indian military bases and vice versa for refuelling, repair and other logistical purposes, in a move that will further tighten the India-US strategic clinch and help Washington in its ongoing “re-balance” of 60% of its naval forces to the Asia Pacific to […]

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16-Year-Old Indo-American Invents Low-Cost Hearing Aid

16-Year-Old Indo-American Invents Low-Cost Hearing Aid

HOUSTON – A 16-year-old Indo-American boy has created a low-cost hearing aid costing USD 60 to help those who cannot afford expensive devices. Mukund Venkatakrishnan of Kentucky’s Louisville city worked on the device for two years and presented it at the Jefferson County Public Schools Idea Fest and recently won first place the Kentucky State […]

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Young Indo-Canadian Man Latest Murder Victim In Calgary

Young Indo-Canadian Man Latest Murder Victim In Calgary

Harsimran Singh Birdi, 20, was identified by city police as the victim of homicide a day after he was found dead in an alley along the 9700 block of Harvest Hills Link N.E. last Thursday CALGARY – Police now say the young Indo-Canadian man found dead in a northwest Calgary suburb Thursday morning was targeted […]

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Surrey-Based Jugpreet Bajwa Stealing Hearts!

Surrey-Based Jugpreet Bajwa Stealing Hearts!

Surrey-based singer Jugpreet Bajwa is stealing hearts in India, including Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s heart with his mesmerizing and soulful voice. Bajwa was recently featured on the Grand Premiere of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa on Zee TV and has now made it past the initial round and into the round of 12 finalists. […]

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Vaisakhi On The Hill!

Vaisakhi On The Hill!

A large contingent of locals from Surrey jointed Liberal MPs Randeep Sarai and Sukh Dhaliwal in Ottawa during special Vaisakhi celebrations featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. They included Gurminder S Parihar, Gulzar S Cheema, AP Panchi , Sukhwinder Chohla, Dr. Parmjit S Dhillon, Randy Bains and Darshan S Kang (MP).

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Deceased Dalit Activist Rohith Vemula’s Mother, Brother To Embrace Buddhism

Deceased Dalit Activist Rohith Vemula’s Mother, Brother To Embrace Buddhism

The initiation of Rohith’s brother Raja and mother Radhika into Buddhism will be organised in Mumbai by Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of BR Ambedkar, whose 125th birth anniversary is being observed nationwide on Thursday. HYDERABAD – The family of Dalit PhD student Rohith Vemula who committed suicide over alleged caste discrimination has decided to convert […]

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Rotary Fundraiser!

Rotary Fundraiser!

The Fraserview Rotary Club held a special fundraising dinner in Vancouver last weekend which brought out the likes of former federal Liberal cabinet minister Herb Dhaliwal and VPD’s Steve Rai.

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