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Indian-origin man arrested in Canada

Toronto: In connection with a gunpoint threatening incident, an Indian-origin man was arrested in Canada's Ontario province, the media reported. Parmpal Gill, 32, was arrested...

Ottawa’s ‘Hijab Day’: Is it even necessary?

Jews do not have a 'Wear a Kippah Day' to support Jewish men. Sikhs never demanded a 'Turban Day' to support Sikh males. So...

Incredible India: A Canadian’s experience in India

By Tom Peters “India is not, as people keep calling it, an underdeveloped country, but rather, in the context of its history and cultural heritage,...

Muslim women attacked on Toronto Subway train, racist graffiti found

Two men and a woman made racist comments about the two Muslim women on the train, including an implication that that they could be terrorists.

First scar free plastic surgery by Canadian doctors

Toronto: A team of doctors has conducted what they say is the first scar-free facial reconstruction in the history of plastic surgery in Canada. Led by...

Four Indian Canadians sworn in as cabinet ministers

Ottawa: The Punjabi community in Canada made history on Wednesday when two turbaned Sikhs, along with two other Indian Canadians, were sworn in as...

Punjabi now third most represented language in Canadian House of Commons

Toronto : Punjabis’ influence in Canada reached a new high when Punjabi became the third most common language in the country’s House of Commons,...

Indo-Canadian to hold exhibition on Sikhs with unshorn hair

Toronto: With an aim to showcase a connection between spirituality and unshorn hair in Sikhism, an Indo-Canadian photographer will put on display from October 29...

Canada’s new PM urged to fast-track free trade agreement with India

Toronto: Welcoming the incoming Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau whose Liberal Party was swept to power yesterday, major Indo-Canadian organizations have urged him to fast-track...

Canada constituency fields all Indian-origin candidates

Toronto: At least one parliamentary constituency in Canada is fielding all Indian-Canadian candidates as the country goes to vote in the general elections on Monday. According...

Two scientists share 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

Stockholm:  The 2015 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to two scientists, Japan's Takaaki Kajita and Canada's Arthur B. McDonald, the Royal Academy of...

‘Culture Days’ to celebrate 101 years of Indians in Canada

By NewsGram Staff-Writer Toronto: To relish 101 years of Indians in the country, Canada will celebrate ‘Culture Days’ during an ongoing exhibition at the library of...

Indo-Canadian to lead Ontario human rights commission

Ottawa: An Indo-Canadian international human rights law expert is set to be the next chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, a media...

Canadian IT firm inks deal with Kerala’s software company

Thiruvananthapuram: Cycloides Inc, a Canadian IT consulting and high-end total solutions provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Kerala's Triassic Solutions Pvt Ltd, a leading...

Canadian school massacre: At least 6000 aboriginal children slain in “cultural genocide”

The incident dates back to the 19th Century, when the Canadian government developed a policy of aggressive assimilation, advocating education of aboriginal children at church-run residential schools.

India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians holds meeting with Sushma Swaraj

By NewsGram Staff Writer External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj chaired the fourth meeting of the Board of Trustees of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians...

Earth Day: Are we doing enough for Mother Earth?

  By Harshmeet Singh Albeit most people in the developing world came to know about the ‘Earth Day’ just a few years back, it goes back...

Hinduism is not a religion but a way of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

By NewsGram Staff Writer Prime Minister Narendra Modi today talked about the essence of Hinduism at an international level by calling it a way of...

How Prime Minister Narendra Modi enthralled Indo-Canadians

By NewsGram Staff Writer As the crowd cheered and chanted ‘Modi, Modi,’ India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an estimated 10,000 Indo-Canadians on Wednesday in Ricoh Coliseum in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifts Guru Nanak Dev’s miniature painting to Canadian counterpart

By Newsgram Staff Writer The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gifted the Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, a miniature painting titled Guru Nanak Dev. Painted...

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