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Indo-Canadian MPs defeated in Canadian polls


May 4th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 4 (ANI) Indo-Canadian MPs, including Ujjal Dosanjh and Ruby Dhalla, have been defeated in Canadian federal election, which was held on Monday.Former Canadian Health Minister Dosanjh lost to Wai ... Read more...

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Top Indo-Canadian MPs lost in Canadian elections


May 4th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 4 (IANS) Top Indo-Canadian MPs, including Ujjal Dosanjh, Ruby Dhalla, Gurbax Malhi, Navdeep Bains and Sukh Dhaliwal, lost in Monday's parliamentary elections which returned the ruling Conservative ... Read more...

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Dosanjh, Dhalla lose as Canada’s ruling party gets majority


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canada's ruling Conservative Party was returned to power with a majority in the parliamentary elections Monday night.The party, which missed the majority mark in 2006 ... Read more...

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Forensic expert tells court that pregnant Canadian Sikh woman was strangled, burned


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Victoria (British Columbia, Canada), Nov.18 (ANI): The Supreme Court in the Canadian province of British Columbia has been told that by a forensic pathologist that a pregnant Canadian Sikh woman was strangled ... Read more...

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Canada’s first Indian-origin woman minister dead


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 22 (IANS) New Delhi-born Sindi Hawkins (earlier Satinder Kaur Ahluwalia), who became the first Indian-origin provincial minister in Canada, died in Calgary Tuesday after a prolonged battle ... Read more...

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No jhatka-matkas, I’ve signed two challenging films: Raveena Tandon (Interview)


March 7th, 2010 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) She is best remembered as the 'mast mast' girl for her sensual moves, but Raveena Tandon, now a mother of two, says she has left ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest ‘kidnap’ of Jammu and Kashmir woman


November 4th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Sikhs in Jammu Wednesday held a massive demonstration to protest the abduction of a Sikh woman and alleged complicity of the state police with the kidnappers. ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikh woman’s death still a mystery


October 20th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 20 (IANS) Canadian police are still in the dark about the death of a young Sikh woman and three newborns in the city of Calgary more than a week ago. Twenty-seven-year-old ... Read more...

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Disabled Sikh woman to skydive against fascism


October 19th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Oct 19 (IANS) A feisty Indian-origin woman with cerebral palsy has announced plans to jump more than 14,000 feet from a plane to help raise funds for the ... Read more...

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Sikh woman’s murder in Canada still a mystery


October 13th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 13 (IANS) The murder of a young Sikh woman and three kids in a basement suite in Calgary last week remains a mystery. Twenty-seven-year-old Harsimrat Kahlon was found dead by her ... Read more...

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Sikh crusader against forced marriages is Pride of Britain


October 7th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) A Sikh woman whose campaign helped persuade the British government to move against forced marriages has won a prestigious award that celebrates "extraordinary achievements by ordinary people". Jasvinder Sanghera, ... Read more...

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Ruby Dhalla unveils bill to end bias against Indians, others in Canada


June 19th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 19 (IANS) A bill was introduced in the Canadian parliament Thursday to end discrimination against Indian and other non-white immigrants in old-age pension.Under the current discriminatory Old Age ... Read more...

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Ruby Dhalla now faces multiple probes over nannies


June 6th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 6 (IANS) Indian-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla faces multiple-agency investigations over charges of exploitation by her three former nannies.Thirty-five-year Dhalla is Canada's first Sikh woman MP, representing the Indian-dominated ... Read more...

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10 things about glamorous Indian origin Canadian MP


May 17th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, May 17 (ANI): Canada's first Sikh woman elected to the House of Commons, Ruby Dhalla, resigned this week after being alleged for mistreating women she had employed to care for her ... Read more...

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More trouble for Canada’s Sikh woman MP


May 15th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Embattled Indian Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla, who is facing charges of abuse by her two former nannies, was in more trouble Thursday when an advocacy group ... Read more...

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Canada’s Sikh woman MP faces accuser nannies


May 13th, 2009 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 13 (IANS) It was Indian-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla versus her two accuser nannies before a parliamentary committee Tuesday.Dhalla's two former nannies, who have alleged exploitation at the ... Read more...

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Nannygate: Indian Canadian MP wants to appear before House panel


May 12th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 12 (IANS) Indian-origin Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla, who is battling charges of exploitation by her three nannies, Monday sought permission from a parliamentary panel to appear before it even as ... Read more...

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Embattled Sikh woman defends herself in Canada’s nannygate


May 9th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 9 (IANS) A lawyer for embattled Indian Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla, who has been accused of exploitation by her three nannies, Friday called the charges "an organised" conspiracy ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikh woman MP in more trouble


May 8th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 8 (IANS)Even as embattled Indian-origin Sikh woman MP Ruby Dhalla Thursday demanded a parliamentary probe into charges by two nannies that they were mistreated and underpaid at her ... Read more...

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Troubled Sikh woman MP in Canada quits top job


May 6th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) High-profile Indian-origin MP Ruby Dhalla, who faces charges of mistreatment of her two nannies, Wednesday resigned as critic for youth and multiculturalism for the opposition Liberal Party. In Canada, ... Read more...

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After steamy scenes, world’s ‘third hottest’ MP now in nanny row


May 5th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 5 (IANS) The world's "third hottest" woman politician and Indian-origin MP in Canada, Ruby Dhalla, who made headlines in March for allegedly appearing in steamy scenes in a ... Read more...

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Brit Sikh woman arrested for killing ex-boyfriend through cyanide poisoning


January 30th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.30 (ANI): A woman has been arrested over the suspected cyanide poisoning of her ex-boyfriend and his new fiancee, in a possible "honour" killing. Lakhvinder Cheema, 39, died and his ... Read more...

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British judge annuls forced Indian marriage


October 21st, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A British judge has annulled the Indian marriage of a Sikh woman, ruling it was forced on her.Judge Judith Parker ordered the marriage annulled at a high court ... Read more...

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Sikh girl Kiranjit Kaur becomes Malaysian HIV/ AIDS poster girl


August 25th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur , Aug 25 (ANI): Kiranjit Kaur, a 35-year-old Sikh woman of Indian origin and an AIDS victim, has become the poster girl for people living with HIV/AIDS in Malaysia ... Read more...

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Here comes an inter-religious romance post-9/11


April 14th, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by admin
(Preview)New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) After bagging the best feature film award at the South Asian Film Festival in New York, Tanuja Chandra's first English language movie "Hope And A Little Sugar" ... Read more...

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UK Sikh dentistry student jailed for stabbing pregnant Muslim love rival


November 30th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.30 (ANI): Twenty-three-year-old Sikh woman Harmohinder (Mindy) Sanghera, who was destined for a lucrative career as a dentist, will now spend the next 14 years in jail, after being convicted for ... Read more...

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Dargah Sher Shah Wali, an edifice of communal harmony in Punjab


November 14th, 2007 - 2:20 am ICT by admin
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