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Canada To Phase Out Coal-Fired Electricity By 2030 To Reduce Carbon Emission

Canada To Phase Out Coal-Fired Electricity By 2030 To Reduce Carbon Emission

OTTAWA – Canada will shutter its coal-fired power plants by 2030 as part of its strategy to cut greenhouse gas emission under the Paris climate accord, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced Monday. The plants, located in four provinces, produce about 10 percent of Canada’s total CO2 emissions, and closing them will remove the equivalent in […]

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American Racists Abuse, Harass Sikh Student, Mistaking Him For Muslim

American Racists Abuse, Harass Sikh Student, Mistaking Him For Muslim

BOSTON – A 22-year-old Sikh, studying at the prestigious Harvard Law School, was allegedly abused and harassed at a store near the campus by a man who mistook him for a Muslim. Harmann Singh, a first-year law student at the university, said he was shopping at a store in Cambridge, Massachusetts, while speaking on the […]

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BADMAN, MOE SIHOTA: Feared And Desired, Jagjit Singh: Kagaaz Ki Kasti And Wrong Time Raju Among 7 Films To Watch At Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival 2016

BADMAN, MOE SIHOTA: Feared And Desired, Jagjit Singh: Kagaaz Ki Kasti And Wrong Time Raju Among 7 Films To Watch At Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival 2016

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival kicks off for its 6th year on November 25 with Bollywood legend Gulshan Grover’s new film BADMAN. The 2016 lineup delivers an array of compelling shorts, documentaries and feature films, broadening the ongoing debate of identity with new perspectives from Canadian and global filmmakers. The Festival […]

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Experts Say Growing Racism And Normalization Of White Supremacist Language Alarming

Experts Say Growing Racism And Normalization Of White Supremacist Language Alarming

Canada Vulnerable To Growing Hate And Racism In US Following Trump Win! At a gathering at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C. Saturday, the think-tank The National Police Institute ended a meeting with leader Richard Spencer shouting ‘Hail Trump!’ and making the sieg-heil Nazi salute. Video from the event shocked and appalled millions of […]

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Whistler Film Festival And Music BC To Feature BC Artists For Music Showcase

Whistler Film Festival And Music BC To Feature BC Artists For Music Showcase

WHISTLER  – Every great film needs great music. The Whistler Film Festival in association with Music BC has issued the call for artists for the WFF Music Showcase (formerly the WFF Music Café), which will run during the 2016 festival taking place November 30th to December 4th. The WFF Music Showcase includes evening showcases as […]

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Deadly Crash

Deadly Crash

At least 100 people were killed when 14 coaches of the Patna-Indore Express derailed near Pukhrayan in Kanpur district early on Sunday.

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Punjabi-Community Radiothon Raises $715,000 For Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Kidney Centre

Punjabi-Community Radiothon Raises $715,000 For Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Kidney Centre

SURREY — An annual Surrey Punjabi community fundraiser for Surrey Memorial Hospital was given a $100,000 boost by operators of a local Indo-Canadian business. The donation was made to the RED FM Gurupurab Radiothon by Raghbir and Manjit Atwal, owners of Atwal’s Insurance and Financial Centre, on 96th Avenue in Surrey, reported Surrey Now newspaper. […]

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South Asian Man Who Posed As Bell Employee To Sexually Assault A Woman Arrested

South Asian Man Who Posed As Bell Employee To Sexually Assault A Woman Arrested

Ibrahim Khalil of Toronto has been charged with sexual assault. Security camera footage of the suspect in a sexual assault that happened on Nov. 18. Toronto police say the man shown posed as a Bell employee. TORONTO – A South Asian man accused of sexually assaulting a woman while posing as a Bell employee has […]

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Seeking Peace!

Seeking Peace!

Kehkashan Basu, 16, an Indian girl in the UAE, is among three finalists chosen for this year’s International Children’s Peace Prize for her role in improving the rights and position of children. From a record number of 120 international entries, the expert committee chose Kehkashan Basu from the UAE as a contender.

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Punjabi NRI Couple Gunned Down In Philippines

Punjabi NRI Couple Gunned Down In Philippines

Bahagwant Singh Buttar and his wife Jaswinder Kaur, residents of Sipocot town in the province, were killed by two gunmen who were riding a bike. MANILA – A Punjabi NRI couple from India were gunned down on Thursday by two bike-borne assailants in the Philippines’ Camarines Sur province, a media report said. Bahagwant Singh Buttar, 45 […]

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