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McDonald’s Terminates Franchise Agreement For 169 Outlets In North-East India

McDonald’s Terminates Franchise Agreement For 169 Outlets In North-East India

The decision comes weeks after 43 outlets run by CPRL in the national capital were shut due to non-renewal of eating house licenses by locals authorities. NEW DELHI – McDonald’s India Pvt. Ltd (MIPL), the local unit of the American fast food chain, on Monday terminated its franchise agreement with Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt. Ltd […]

August 26th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Infosys Shares Continuing Falling After CEO Vishal Sikka Quit

Infosys Shares Continuing Falling After CEO Vishal Sikka Quit

Nomura downgraded the stock to “reduce”, saying the uncertainty over Infosys’ management could hamper long-term growth. MUMBAI -Shares of India’s Infosys Ltd fell as much as 4.6% on Monday to a near three-year low, slumping for a second consecutive session, after brokerages including Nomura downgraded the stock following the resignation of its chief executive. Shares […]

August 26th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Walmart Partners With Google On Voice-Activated Shopping

Walmart Partners With Google On Voice-Activated Shopping

Program will allow consumers to order Walmart products via Google-powered smart speakers and cellphones. TORONTO – Walmart and Google are teaming up against a common enemy: Amazon’s dominance in voice-activated shopping. The world’s largest retailer said Wednesday it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items that consumers can order by talking to […]

August 26th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

OBITUARY – Bhupinder Singh Bal

OBITUARY – Bhupinder Singh Bal

The Bal family announces the passing of their older brother Bhupinder Singh Bal passed away Tuesday, August 22 at 11.50 am.  Bhupinder Singh Bal,  the son of Sarbjit Singh Bal and Gurdev Kaur Bal, was the first owner of a Punjabi Video Store – Paramount Video Funeral:- August 27th at Valley View Funeral Home Located […]

August 25th, 2017 | Posted in Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indo-American Man Indicted In Over Bribery Conspiracy

Indo-American Man Indicted In Over Bribery Conspiracy

NEW YORK – A 39-year old Indo-American man has been indicted in the US on charges of soliciting and accepting bribes while performing his official duties as a state government employee. Anuj Sud of Maryland was indicted on charges related to the bribery conspiracy, Acting US Attorney for the District of Maryland Stephen Schenning said. […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NDP Government To Raise Minimum Wage To $11.35 In September

NDP Government To Raise Minimum Wage To $11.35 In September

Premier John Horgan didn’t raise the regular minimum wage to $15 an hour but his new NDP government is moving closer to the $15 an hour they promised but for now British Columbians will be getting an additional 50 cents starting in September. Effective Sept. 15, 2017, minimum-wage earners will see their pay increase to […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Realizing Our Intrinsic Value And Following The Roadmap Of Divinity May Be Answer To A Better World

Realizing Our Intrinsic Value And Following The Roadmap Of Divinity May Be Answer To A Better World

By Dr. J Das All of us know the value of a guidebook when you travel to an unknown place. If you read the guidebook and then ignore it, you will most likely miss your destination. In spiritual life we read the “guide books”, then ignore the instructions. We hear the instructions from the “guide”, […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Dr. Damanjit Sandhu Of Surrey Honoured By Punjab Government

Dr. Damanjit Sandhu Of Surrey Honoured By Punjab Government

Dr. Damanjit Sandhu, a renowned psychologist who is a professor at Punjab University, Patiala as well as a Surrey-resident after her family shifted to Canada a few years back, was honoured along with other select individuals by the Punjab government this week to mark India’s grand 70th Independence Anniversary celebrations. Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Liberal MP Darshan Kang Facing Sexual Harassment Accusations

Liberal MP Darshan Kang Facing Sexual Harassment Accusations

The federal Liberals have confirmed Darshan Kang, one of two Liberal MPs in Calgary, has been accused of sexual harassment. The Hill Times in Ottawa first reported the allegations on Friday, tracing the complaint back to an unnamed employee at Kang’s constituency office in northeast Calgary. CALGARY –Indo-Canadian Liberal MP from Alberta is facing sexual […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Gian Singh Kotli’s Book Release Function Brings Out The Literary Crowd

Gian Singh Kotli’s Book Release Function Brings Out The Literary Crowd

Gian Singh Kotli & Surinder Kaur presenting “Dhann Likhari Nanaka” (Blessed is the writer)  to Jatinder Singh Minhas. Standing: Kavinder Chand, Jiwan Rampuri, Nadeem Parmar, Dr Patrick McGowan Victoria University, Surinder Kaur, Gian Singh Kotli, Jatinder Minhas, Sukhi Bath. Back row:  All are members of Kotli’s family except Pritpal Singh Gill in the middle. SURREY– […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in International, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, Top News | Read More »