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Indian-origin man charged with wife’s murder in Canada

Indian-origin man charged with wife’s murder in Canada

Toronto, April 14 (IANS) The husband of an Indian-origin woman, who was found dead in her house in South Ottawa in Canada’s Ontario province, has been charged with the first-degree murder of his wife.. Bhupinderpal Gill was arrested and charged ...

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Brampton couple hits $18.8M lotto jackpot

Brampton couple hits $18.8M lotto jackpot

A Brampton couple has hit the lotto jackpot winning nearly $18.8 million. Jaspreet and truck driver Gurbhej Sran won the Lotto 649 with a free-play ticket on March 22. “I had a feeling we should go to the store and ...

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Jim Flaherty, former finance minister, dead at 64

Jim Flaherty, former finance minister, dead at 64

Jim Flaherty’s colleagues, political opponents and friends are remembering him for his commitment to public service, his playful sense of humour and his devotion to his family. Flaherty, who resigned last month as federal finance minister, died of an apparent heart ...

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Indian-American computer scientist’s fatal beater gets 12 years’ jail

Indian-American computer scientist’s fatal beater gets 12 years’ jail

New Jersey: A New Jersey court has sentenced last of five men charged with the 2010 fatal beating of an Indian-American computer scientist Divyendu Sinha to more than 12 years in prison. Steven Contreras, now 20, will have to serve ...

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Sikhs in US army: India welcomes lawmakers’ backing

Sikhs in US army: India welcomes lawmakers’ backing

WASHINGTON: Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar has welcomed US lawmakers plea to end US defence department’s presumptive ban on Sikh Americans serving in the US military with their beards and turbans. Over 100 members of Congress from both Democratic and Republican ...

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Great news for Indians applying for British visa as applicant can keep passport while processing is on

Great news for Indians applying for British visa as applicant can keep passport while processing is on

LONDON: There is good news for those applying for a British visa across India. You don’t have to leave your passport behind in order to obtain the visa. Britain on Wednesday announced that from March 31, the Home Office will ...

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Indian students with foreign degrees returning home: Lessons India can learn from China

Indian students with foreign degrees returning home: Lessons India can learn from China

Akshay Kumar, 25, knew his journey would be tough. But he thought he was prepared. In 2012, after an engineering degree and a one year stint with a multinational, Kumar felt he needed a makeover. “I didn’t want to be ...

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Indian-origin teen tells US how to save $400 million by just changing font

Indian-origin teen tells US how to save $400 million by just changing font

New York:  A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with a unique plan that could help the US save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents. Suvir Mirchandani, a student in a Pittsburgh-area middle ...

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Vancouver restaurant magnet Vikram Vij to enter Dragon’s Den

Vancouver restaurant magnet Vikram Vij to enter Dragon’s Den

Vancouver’s restaurant magnet Vikram Vij  and investment mogul Michael Wekerle are entering the Dragons’ Den.  The two business titans replacing outgoing judges Kevin O’Leary — one of the original dragons — and Internet whiz Bruce Croxon on the CBC-TV reality ...

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Muslim hijab and Sikh kirpan help boost business for Montreal tour operator

Muslim hijab and Sikh kirpan help boost business for Montreal tour operator

MONTREAL — Controversies involving religious symbols like the Muslim hijab and the Sikh kirpan have been good for business for Ivan Drouin, who runs a company that conducts guided tours of Montreal. When he first started “Tours Kaleidoscope” in 1996, ...

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