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SCAMSTER MODI: Congress Said Modi Government Did Nothing Even After It Was Alerted On Nirav Modi Scam

SCAMSTER MODI: Congress Said Modi Government Did Nothing Even After It Was Alerted On Nirav Modi Scam

Billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi and others are being investigated in connection with a Rs 280 crore money-laundering case following a complaint by the Punjab National Bank (PNB). Diamonds, jewellery and gold worth Rs 5,100 crore has been seized from Modi and the Congress is targeting India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the PM should […]

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NDP Says Pattullo Bridge Replacement Will Create Thousands Of Jobs

NDP Says Pattullo Bridge Replacement Will Create Thousands Of Jobs

NEW WESTMINSTER – Saying it’s time to build a safe, reliable crossing for thousands of daily commuters, Premier John Horgan announced Friday that the B.C. government is moving forward with the construction of a $1.377-billion bridge to replace the aging Pattullo Bridge. “This is an essential transportation link that British Columbians rely on, and it’s […]

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Jag Badwal First Sikh-Canadian To Be Elected President Of Ontario Conservative Party

Jag Badwal First Sikh-Canadian To Be Elected President Of Ontario Conservative Party

He was first elected to the party’s executive in 2012 as a regional vice-president, having managed local, provincial and federal campaigns. TORONTO – Jag Badwal, 53, a native of Jalandhar, has become the first person of Punjabi origin and first Sikh-Canadian to be elected as president of Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, considered the oldest […]

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TEMPLE-HINDUISM: Meditation And Karma Can Be A Multi-Disciplinary Spiritual Order

TEMPLE-HINDUISM: Meditation And Karma Can Be A Multi-Disciplinary Spiritual Order

Temple-Hinduism involves routine visits to a temple for ritualistic, devotional, and contemplative purposes. But temple-Hinduism embodying these practices is not mandatory for a devout Hindu. Meditative Hinduism and spiritual yoga disciplines can also be the entitlements of the multi-disciplinary spiritual order of the religion. By Promod Puri “Temple-Hinduism” is an expression introduced by Vasudha Narayanan, […]

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NDP’s “ICBC Man” David Eby Tells New BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson To Release Suppressed 2014 ICBC Report

NDP’s “ICBC Man” David Eby Tells New BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson To Release Suppressed 2014 ICBC Report

VICTORIA – NDP’s Minister in charge of ICBC David Eby is calling on B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson to release the original 2014 ICBC report his government chose to hide from the public. On January 23rd, the Vancouver Sun revealed that the B.C. Liberals received a report in 2014 warning of the impending crisis at […]

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Indo-American Family’s Hotel Chain Linked To Trump Faces Tax Break Scrutiny

Indo-American Family’s Hotel Chain Linked To Trump Faces Tax Break Scrutiny

If the tax rebate is approved for the Chawlas, it could indirectly, but personally, benefit President Donald Trump. WASHINGTON – A Mississippi hotel chain owned by an Indian-origin family is facing media scrutiny for tax breaks worth millions of dollars that it had sought for an upcoming project in partnership with the Trump Organization, now […]

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UK Allows Doctors To Create Babies Using DNA From 3 People

UK Allows Doctors To Create Babies Using DNA From 3 People

The approval is a first in UK, but the technique has previously been used: a baby was born in Mexico in 2016 using the experimental therapy. LONDON – Britain’s fertility authority says it has granted permission to doctors at clinic in northeastern England to create babies from the DNA of three people, to help prevent […]

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Calender of the week

Calender of the week

**** Punya Tithi Celebrations Lohana Cultural Association of BC cordially invites all to the occasion of Shree Jalaram Bapa’s 137th Punya tithi on Saturday February 17, 2018 at Shiv Mandir, 5600 Dorset St Burnaby.  Priti Bhojan will be served at 5.30pm onwards followed by Satsang and Kirtan from 7.00pm to 8.30pm. For more info please […]

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Vijay Mallya Loses Legal Battle Related To Kingfisher Airlines, To Pay $90 Million In Claims

Vijay Mallya Loses Legal Battle Related To Kingfisher Airlines, To Pay $90 Million In Claims

The latest case involving businessman Vijay Mallya, whose extradition case over alleged loan defaults amounting to around Rs 9,000 crore returns to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on March 16, is related to the leasing of aircraft by Kingfisher Airlines dating back to 2014. LONDON – Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya has lost another legal battle […]

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Russia Says Hackers Stole More Than $17 Million From Its Banks In 2017

Russia Says Hackers Stole More Than $17 Million From Its Banks In 2017

Russia is under intense scrutiny over cyber crime following allegations hackers backed by Moscow have attacked targets in the United States and Europe MOSCOW – Hackers stole more than 1 billion roubles ($17 million) from Russian banks using the Cobalt Strike security-testing tool in 2017, a central bank official said on Tuesday. Russia is under […]

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