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Indo-Canadian Political Mover-Shaker Raj Bhela Appointed BC South Asian Coordinator For Conservative Leadership Contender Andrew Scheer’s Campaign

Indo-Canadian Political Mover-Shaker Raj Bhela Appointed BC South Asian Coordinator For Conservative Leadership Contender Andrew Scheer’s Campaign

“I’m excited that Raj has taken a leadership role in my campaign,” said Andrew Scheer, former Speaker of the House under the Conservative government and one who is seen as a front-runner with good Conservative Caucus support. “I look forward to working with him to deepen my connection to BC’s vibrant and important South Asian […]

November 30th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Five-Year-Old Boy Assaulted By Teacher In US For ‘Being Muslim’

Five-Year-Old Boy Assaulted By Teacher In US For ‘Being Muslim’

WASHINGTON – A 5-year-old Muslim kindergarten student was allegedly assaulted by a woman teacher who grabbed him by the neck and began choking him, the latest in a series of hate incidents reported in the US following Donald Trump’s win. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the country’s largest Muslim civil rights group, has called […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Manmohan Calls Cash Chaos ‘Loot And Plunder’, Sees Drop In GDP Growth

Manmohan Calls Cash Chaos ‘Loot And Plunder’, Sees Drop In GDP Growth

NEW DELHI – Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launched on Thursday a broadside against the government’s clampdown on the cash economy, calling it a “monumental mismanagement” that might shave at least two percentage points off India’s economic growth and hit the poor hard. Singh, the architect of India’s reforms that led to years of rapid […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Kejriwal Reveals Swiss bank ‘Account Numbers’ Of Congress Chief Capt Amarinder’s Kin

Kejriwal Reveals Swiss bank ‘Account Numbers’ Of Congress Chief Capt Amarinder’s Kin

“Capt Amarinder Singh and his family kept sending their ‘loot’ money in the Swiss bank accounts every month after 2005. It is known that he had almost gone bankrupt before forming the government in 2002. His ancestors’ money had exhausted by 2002. The wealth he acquired after coming to power was earned by looting the […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Two Indo-Canadian Men From Calgary Face Drug Charges After Fentanyl Bust

Two Indo-Canadian Men From Calgary Face Drug Charges After Fentanyl Bust

Sukhjeet Singh Sidhu, of Calgary is facing 19 drug-related charges and Amanpreet Bal, also from Calgary, is facing seven drug-related charges. CALGARY  – Two Indo-Canadian men have been charged after a massive drug lab was shut down in a southwest Calgary apartment. Sukhjeet Singh Sidhu, 21, of Calgary is facing 19 drug-related charges and Amanpreet […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-British Woman Completes 32,000 km Road Trip From UK To India

Indo-British Woman Completes 32,000 km Road Trip From UK To India

NEW DELHI – Bharulata Kamble, who has set a world record by driving solo 32,000km and become the first woman to complete the 2,792km Arctic Circle, on Sunday attributed the feat to her willpower. The Indian-origin UK resident was felicitated at a program organised by Maharashtra Information Centre here. “I could overcome the difficulties such […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-British Teenager Commits Suicide Over Exam Marks

Indo-British Teenager Commits Suicide Over Exam Marks

Harpreet Kaur Hallaith, from Wolverhampton in the West Midlands region of England, is believed to have jumped to her death. Her body was found at High Rock, a scenic spot in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, a day after she was reported missing by her parents in August. LONDON – An 18-year-old Indo-British girl committed suicide after missing […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-American Sentenced To Prison For Trying To Join IS

Indo-American Sentenced To Prison For Trying To Join IS

NEW YORK – A 21-year-old Indo-American man has been sentenced to more than three years for trying to fly overseas to join Islamic State terrorist group, bringing an end to a case that garnered national headlines two years ago. Mohammed Hamzah Khan, dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit and black skull cap and sporting a […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-Americans Hail Trump For Picking Nikki Haley As U.S. Ambassador To UN

Indo-Americans Hail Trump For Picking Nikki Haley As U.S. Ambassador To UN

WASHINGTON – Cutting across party-lines, Indo-Americans in the U.S. has hailed President-elect Donald Trump for nominating Nikki Haley as U.S. envoy to the United Nations. If confirmed, Haley, 44, would be the first ever Cabinet-level official to ever serve in any U.S. presidential administration. This would not only bring the Indian-American community closer to the […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-American Boy Wins $100,000 In Top US Quiz Show

Indo-American Boy Wins $100,000 In Top US Quiz Show

Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from Madison, Alabama, won ‘Jeopardy! Teen tournament’, the most coveted quiz show of the country by defeating two other finalists Alex Fischthal and Michael Borecki, who came second and third, respectively. WASHINGTON – An Indo-American teenage boy has won $100,000 in a top US quiz show. Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »