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Everything Going Up Under BC Liberals With Taxes And User Fees Rising Will That Lead To The Christy Clark Liberals Going Under?

Everything Going Up Under BC Liberals With Taxes And User Fees Rising Will That Lead To The Christy Clark Liberals Going Under?

ICBC, BC Hydro and Translink are all bumping their rates in 2017, and Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums will rise for more than half a million West Coasters as well. VANCOUVER – Everything is going up under the BC Liberals in 2017 as British Columbians can expect to shell out more money for car insurance, […]

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Indo-American Found Guilty Of Bribing Mexican Officials With Over $2 Million

Indo-American Found Guilty Of Bribing Mexican Officials With Over $2 Million

Kamta Ramnarine admitted that he conspired to pay bribes to several foreign officials between 2007 and 2015 to ensure that their Brownsville-based company won aircraft parts and services contracts. Ramnarine pleaded guilty in November before US district judge Ricardo H Hinojosa of the southern district of Texas to one count of conspiring to violate the […]

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“Foreign Investor” Selected As Canadian Press Business Newsmaker Of The Year

“Foreign Investor” Selected As Canadian Press Business Newsmaker Of The Year

TORONTO – A nameless, faceless figure at the heart of the controversy surrounding soaring real estate prices has been named The Canadian Press business newsmaker of the year. As home prices in Vancouver and Toronto rose at a torrid pace, public and political attention shifted to an enigma that, rightly or wrongly, some believed to […]

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Superstar Aamir Khan Starrer Dangal Breaks Single Day Box Office Record

Superstar Aamir Khan Starrer Dangal Breaks Single Day Box Office Record

MUMBAI – Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s sports drama Dangal had a record breaking weekend with a single day box office record (on Sunday) of over Rs. 41 crore with the film also grossing a huge over Rs. 104.25 crore net. The wrestling drama smashed all box office records to record the highest single day ever […]

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Afghanistan Sikh Community Leader Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen

Afghanistan Sikh Community Leader Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen

KUNDUZ – A prominent Sikh leader in the restive Afghan city of Kunduz was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Thursday, the latest in a string of attacks targeting the minority community whose members have left the country in droves. Lala Del Souz, a naturopath, was gunned down in Haji Gulistan Kochi Haman area of […]

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Shock Over NGO Head Zulfiqar Khan Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Kids

Shock Over NGO Head Zulfiqar Khan Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Kids

CHANDIGARH – Zulfiqar Khan is a name that echoed in the ears of hundreds of children for reasons aplenty. At one time, they looked up to him as a mentor, a confidante, a friend. The name echoes in their ears today too, but it brings with it horrid set of memories. He was someone who […]

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Tributes Paid To Shaheed Udham Singh On His 117th Birth Anniversary

Tributes Paid To Shaheed Udham Singh On His 117th Birth Anniversary

AMRITSAR – The All India anti-terrorist organisation on Sunday paid tributes to freedom fighter Shaheed Udham Singh on the eve of his birth anniversary on Monday. The organisation remembered the freedom fighter and paid homage near his statute outside Hall Gate, Amritsar. The people discussed about the life, struggles and sacrifices of the freedom fighter. […]

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Punjab University Launches Website To Make Learning Punjabi Easy For NRIs

Punjab University Launches Website To Make Learning Punjabi Easy For NRIs

MOHALI – Punjab School Education Board on Monday launched a Punjabi learning website to teach the language and promote it across the world. After inaugurating the website, the state’s Education Minister Daljit Singh Cheema said that the website has been developed in collaboration with Punjab University. He added that in the modern era of globalisation, […]

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Fraud ‘Baba’ Dupes Man Of Rs 23 Lakhs, Promising To Turn Soil into Gold

Fraud ‘Baba’ Dupes Man Of Rs 23 Lakhs, Promising To Turn Soil into Gold

MUKTSAR – The Lambi police have booked four persons, including a former granthi of a gurdwara at Badal village, a self-styled godman and a couple for allegedly duping a resident of Badal village of Rs23 lakh. The accused had allegedly tricked the complainant by promising to turn the soil at his home into gold. Jabarjang […]

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Two Cops Sacked Over Their Involvement In Currency Racket

Two Cops Sacked Over Their Involvement In Currency Racket

SANGRUR – The district police dismissed two head constables posted at Khanauri police station, Jagmail Singh and Mohinder Singh, for their alleged involvement in a currency racket. SSP Inderbir Singh said he had written to the Commandant, sixth IRB Battalion, to initiate action against ASI Balvir Singh, now posted in the Excise Department here. Inderbir […]

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