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INTERFAITH CELEBRATION: Together We can Attain Peace And Harmony

INTERFAITH CELEBRATION: Together We can Attain Peace And Harmony

By Acharya S.P.Dwivedi Interfaith movement, not only in Canada but over the world, has been picking up the momentum. People have started  realizing the significance of interfaith dialogue is essential to create the bridges between communities and nations.King Abdullah II of Jordan was instrumental in getting the resolution “International Interfaith Harmony Week” passed at  UN […]

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Indo-Canadian Man From Brampton Among Four Charged With Forcing Teen Girls Into Sex Trade

Indo-Canadian Man From Brampton Among Four Charged With Forcing Teen Girls Into Sex Trade

Forty-five-year-old Sukhminder Lota has been charged with two counts of human trafficking of a person under 18 by exercising control, and financially benefitting from human trafficking. BRAMPATON – An Indo-Canadian man from Brampton is among four accused of forcing two teenage girls into the sex trade in Toronto. Forty-five-year-old Sukhminder Lota has been charged with […]

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Indo-British Drug Dealer Jailed For 13 Years

Indo-British Drug Dealer Jailed For 13 Years

Police recovered $1.3 million and 22 kilos of high-quality drugs from Daljinder Bassi, including heroin and cocaine from his home after he was arrested. LONDON – An Indo-British drug deaker  has been jailed for thirteen years after being found guilty of supplying drugs and money laundering charges. Thirty-six-year-old Daljinder Bassi of Wolverhampton was arrested in […]

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Merit-Based Immigration Will End Green Card Backlog, Says White House

Merit-Based Immigration Will End Green Card Backlog, Says White House

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump’s immigration framework will end the diversity lottery visa to help reduce Green Card backlog of high-skilled workers, the White House said on Thursday amid growing demands by Indian H-1B visa holders to remove the per country-limit on its allotment. Indian-Americans, most of whom are highly skilled and come to […]

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Is Trudeau’s India Trip Nothing More Than A Ploy For Indo-Canadian Votes?

Is Trudeau’s India Trip Nothing More Than A Ploy For Indo-Canadian Votes?

By Bhupinder Singh Liddar Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to India seems to be part of a game plan to garner Indo-Canadian votes, for one can find no other credible reason for the weeklong visit. In fairness to Trudeau, he is not the first Canadian politician to be tempted by the lure of Indo-Canadian votes. […]

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Prominent Pakistani Activist Asma Jahangir Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Prominent Pakistani Activist Asma Jahangir Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Asma Jahangir, one of Pakistan’s prominent right activists and lawyers, has died of a heart attack in the eastern city of Lahore LAHORE – Asma Jahangir, Pakistan’s renowned human rights lawyer, social activist and an outspoken critic of the country’s powerful military establishment, died here on Sunday of cardiac arrest, her daughter said. Known for her […]

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“I Hate Turban People,” Says Racist American Gunman Who Threatens Sikh Driver The Same Day 17 Students Gunned Down In Florida

“I Hate Turban People,” Says Racist American Gunman Who Threatens Sikh Driver The Same Day 17 Students Gunned Down In Florida

NEW YORK – On a day 17 people were killed by an armed teen in a US school, a new case of hate crime against a Sikh man has emerged. According to information, a racist passenger put a gun to the head of a Sikh Uber driver after demanding to know “which country do you […]

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Ashok Bhargava

Ashok Bhargava

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Canada’s Immigration Minister Says Commitments To Reuniting Spouses Quicker Have Been Met

Canada’s Immigration Minister Says Commitments To Reuniting Spouses Quicker Have Been Met

The Sponsorship process improvements have led to backlog reduction and shorter processing times which had built up under the previous Conservative government which made spousal reunification a lengthy affair. MISSISSAUGA – Over the past year, the Government of Canada has made significant improvements to the spousal sponsorship process, making it faster and easier for Canadians […]

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South Asian Man From Surrey Shot And Killed In Langley

South Asian Man From Surrey Shot And Killed In Langley

IHIT confirmed that 23-year-old Tarek Ali Al-Romeshi of Surrey was the victim of homicide.  It is still early in the investigation but investigators believe Al-Romeshi’s murder was targeted. Corporal Frank Jang of IHIT says, “There are people who knew Mr. Al-Romeshi that may have information that could help us solve his murder.  I urge these […]

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