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Shocked by dog murders, Dr Deekha for better laws

A hundred sled dogs were recently killed in Whistler, British Columbia. The incident came to light when the person who killed them -- an Outdoor Adventures Whistler employee -- filled out a......

Canada's first gurdwara restored

The Abbotsford gurdwara in British Columbia -- the only gurdwara in the world to have 'national heritage' designation -- was formally re-opened on April 1 after two years of restoration work with......

'Gandhi did not oppose science'

Professor Akeel Bilgrami is the Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University in New York. He is also director of Columbia's Heyman Center for the Humanities. A Rhodes Scholar, the......

New gen in US takes more chances

Deepti Hajela was elected president of the South Asian Journalists Association in January. Born at Columbia University, New York, in 1994, SAJA fosters ties between journalists from South Asia in......

Scholar Edward Said dies at 67

Edward W Said, 67, professor of comparative literature at Columbia University and leading spokesman in the United States for the Palestinian cause, died in a New York hospital on Thursday,......

Indian appointed head of Indo-Canadian biz forum

An Indo-Canadian professor has been appointed as British Columbia's regional research chair on Canada-India Business and Economic Development. D J Sandhu of the University College of the Fraser......

Foreign universities awaiting govt nod

Stanford University, Georgia Tech University, British Columbia University, McGill University, Simon Fraser University, Cubec University, and Montreal University are some of the international......

A pragmatist who's set to unveil big reforms

Panagariya has advocated a more liberalised spending, arguing that greater capital expenditure could relax some of the infrastructure bottlenecks facing the country, says Ishan Bakshi. Image:......

Relaxing labour laws: Modi to lose or gain?

Indian labour laws today are among the most restrictive globally. While they may be able to secure the livelihoods of a tiny minority, they have a pernicious effect on the vast majority, rues Andy......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

Special: Walking the last walk with Gandhi

Richard Attenborough's Gandhi celebrated 30 glorious years on November 30.On Friday, some key players gave Rediff.com fascinating accounts about the making of the epic.Aseem Chhabra looks back on......

Ranbir Kapoor's gori girlfriend in Raajneeti

Hollywood beauty Sarah Thompson Kane is reportedly heading to Bollywood to act as hero Ranbir Kapoor's American girlfriend in the blockbuster drama Raajneeti.Los Angeles born Sarah, with a Southern......

Aziz Ansari is Funny in People

Russell Peters and several other Indian Americans have mined quite successfully their ethnic background but 26-year-old Aziz Ansari, who has a small but significant role in the new Judd Apatow......

'Comedy is really hard'

In the late 1990s, British-Indian filmmaker Bharat Nalluri thought he had it all -- a burgeoning Hollywood career and a line of action adventure movies to pick from.Miramax selected him to direct......

Meet America's new sweetheart...

‘Carli Lloyd has what all corporate America is searching for - humility, intelligence, a sense of drama and aggression’ ‘She's certainly more marketable than she was even 48 hours......

Two Canadian athletes pull out of CWG

The spate of withdrawals from the Delhi Commonwealth Games continued with Canadian diver Meaghan Benfeito and badminton player Alvin Lau becoming the latest to opt out of the event citing......

Phelps could face criminal charges

Record-breaking Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps could face criminal charges following the publication of a photograph purportedly showing him smoking marijuana, The State newspaper of Columbia,......
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Is hitchhiking safe? Not for robots

hitchBOT the robot poses with the US flag at Niagara Falls. (AFP) Aug. 4: When the makers of a hitchhiking robot left their creation by the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150805/jsp/foreign/story_35442.jsp
Forget the Raj. Who’ll say sorry for millennia of abuse of dalits?

A large number of dalits still work as manual scavengers in India despite anti-discrimination laws. — AFP With his rousing speech at Oxford... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/india/forget-raj-who-ll-say-sorry-millennia-abuse-dalits-452
Dr. Nazanin Narani Now Uses Laser Dentistry in Coquitlam, BC as a Minimally Invasive Alternative for Treating Gum Disease

PRWeb 2015-08-04 To provide her patients with the latest in laser dentistry technology in Coquitlam, BC, periodontist Nazanin Narani, DDS, is now... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=432082
Philadelphia police

By By | Reuters By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Philadelphia police said on Monday they will not investigate the weekend vandalism... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/no-plans-probe-hitchhiking-robot-vandalism-philadelphia-police-204552188.html
Indians in Canada

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University has proposed to the Chandigarh Police to hold the Panjab University Campus Students Council elections on August 28.... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/this-day-that-year/indians-in-canada/115142.html

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