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Canada worried over South Asians' health

The high rate of cardiovascular illnesses amongst South Asians in British Columbia has the province's Health Minister Kevin Falcon concerned. In British Columbia, 25 percent of the population......

Canadian rights group does its bit for Afzal

Like dozens of organisations in India and elsewhere, Vancouver-basedSouth Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy has also started circulating an online clemency petition for Mohammed Afzal to......

Indians migrated to America in the 18th century!

'We used to say two things are found everywhere: A potato and a Sikh. I think you can substitute Gujarati for the Sikh because Gujaratis are everywhere.'Historian Vinay Lal, author of The Other......

An Indian in America

'As I became a citizen of the United States of America, I knew I was supposed to be shedding my Indian citizenship, but at the end of the day, Mera dil hai Hindustani,’ says Roopa......

'My contact with S Asians was through movies'

Priscilla Uppal, award-winning poet, novelist, literary critic and professor of English at York University, was amongst the five Indian/Indo-Canadian writers invited to the 12th Blue Metropolis......

Why your tur dal has become so expensive

'If the money we spend on importing pulses reaches our farmers, there won’t be any suicides' 'There has been an overall increase in the prices of almost every commodity. But I don’t see......

Hyderabad, Pune are India's best cities to live in

Image: Devotees carry a statue of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh for immersion in the sea in Mumbai. Photograph: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters     A rapid rise in population has triggered a......

Canadian PM lauds India's 'spectacular' success

Ajit Jain, Managing Editor, Canada, who is traveling with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on his first-ever visit to India, reports on Harper's first day in Mumbai, where he addressed......

Akshay in Deepa Mehta's next?

Deepa Mehta plans to make anambitious film on the 1914 Komagata Maru tragedy thatdemonstrated the racist policies of the then Canadian Government.Toronto-based Hamilton-Mehta Productions announced......

Post-9/11 murder sparks feature film

Sweet Amerika, a feature film to be released on September 19 in seven cinemas in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary, is inspired by the murder of Arizona-based Sikh businessman Balbir Singh......

New film throws spotlight back on Kanishka bombing

Sturla Gunnarsson's powerful film on the Kanishka bombing, Air India 182, premiered at the Hot Docs Festival recently. Vancouver-based Gunnarsson, who is originally from Iceland and whose wife is......

Deepa Mehta on her next, The Exclusion

Just as her Water -- nominated by Canada as its entry for the Oscar for best foreign film -- is looking at a fresh theatrical release despite being a hot-selling DVD, filmmaker Deepa Mehta is......

NY cinema lovers have Company

The Hindi film, Company (Ajay Devgan, Manisha Koirala, Vivek Oberoi, Antara Mali) is all set to make a comeback in the New York area after being selected as the Indian entry for Subway Cinema, an......

CWG: A bridge too far for India?

'Now call it off!', 'Games in crisis' screamed British tabloids about the forthcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in the Indian capital saying the shoddy preparations for the mega event were a......

Indian Winter Olympians divided over uniform issue

Trouble is brewing in the Indian camp at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver with majority of the contingent denying luger Shiva Keshavan's claim that the team didn't have coordinated uniform for the......

Indian football slips further in 2006

It seemed like a case of one step forward and two steps back for Indian football in 2006, which could not capitalise on the positive momentum generated last year.India, which leapt to 117th spot at......

Venkatesh, Alvito dropped for Saudi match

Stalwarts like former skipper S Venkatesh, forward Alvito D'Cunha and defender Mahesh Gawli found themselves out of the squad for India's next AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia at Jeddah......

3 foreign footballers report for U-20 camp

The search for talented foreign footballers wishing to represent the country received a boost, with three youngsters of Indian origin joining the junior camp in Goa on Friday.Simran Singh from......
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