Miss India-Canada 2014 to Win Brand New Chevrolet Spark!

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Chevrolet presents the 24th Annual MISS INDIA-CANADA Event on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto. 

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Indo-Canadians Honoured at ICCC Annual Gala and Awards Night

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Eleven Indo-Canadians from all across Canada were honoured for their achievements at the 23rd Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce’s (ICCC) Annual Gala on June 14.

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Shusmita Sharma: Candidate For City Council, Ward 7 in Markham

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Mandate is to focus on Youth, Seniors, Communities

By A Correspondent 

Shusmita Sharma, a young community role model announced her candidature for Ward 7, Markham City Council at a press conference on June 27.   Announcing her strong conviction for public service, Sharma said she believes she has the right credentials and background to be in effective and committed service to the people. 

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A Feast of Colours, Costumes and Jewellery at Unionville

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It was an extravaganza and a feast of colours, costumes, semi-precious couture jewellery with a contemporary yet vintage-infused flare.  The Main Street in Unionville, Markham was aglow with a Fashion show where models walked tall and proud presenting a collection of Brocades, Silks, Chiffons and Georgettes in floor length anarkalis, sarees and bridal wear bridging hands with Dagmar Jewellery where each piece was handcrafted by the finest craftsman, many of which have actually worked on priceless pieces of Royal treasures themselves.

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CEMA Unveils Award Winners for 36th Annual Gala

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The Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) presented its 36th Annual Awards Gala, at 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 20th at the Velma Rogers Graham Theatre, 333 Bloor Street East, Toronto.

Each year, through this gala event, CEMA recognizes and celebrates excellence in media, while also acknowledging Canadian Multiculturalism Day, held annually in June.

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Honouring Newcomers’ Valuable Contributions to Canada

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Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander on Tuesday congratulated winners of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards, which recognize newcomers who have made a strong contribution to their communities since arriving in Canada.

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Senator Asha Seth Discusses Health and Civil Society

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With Top Canada-India Healthcare Stakeholders

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Senator Asha Seth was special guest of honour and keynote speaker at the Canada-India Networking Initiative (CINI) 2014 held in Vancouver between June 20 to 23. The conference was hosted by the Canada-India Networking Society (CINS) and was formed under the theme “Health and Civil Society” – building links between Canada and India through knowledge, wisdom sharing, and action for transformation.  

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Köehler Books Launches Latino Imprint

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Köehler Books announced the creation and launch of its new Latino imprint Café con Leche, which will publish print and e-books of uncompromising quality written by Latino authors or are of interest to a wide Latino readership.

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INDIA: News Briefs

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Union Government starts informal talks with insurgents in northeast: The Union Government has started informal talks with insurgent groups in the northeast to find a lasting solution to the militancy in the region, reports Times of India on June 30. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju stated, "I have full charge of the NE division and have been informally meeting representatives of some of these outfits. I have conveyed to them: 'See, here is your man in Delhi, and this is your best chance to come on board and shun violence'.

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Indians Prime Ministers, Individuals and Institutions

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By Ajay K Mehra *

Sanjaya Baru’s Accidental Prime Minister and P.C. Parakh’s Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and Other Truths have stirred up controversy during the sixteenth general election that is reconfiguring the two-decade old post-Congress polity in India, with the Congress at its weakest.  Beyond the exposé on power equations and dynamics behind the scams during a decade of the two United Progressive Alliance regimes, the books significantly question the binary between individuals and institutions. 

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Tackling India’s Economic Headwinds

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By Arun Kumar *

The problems of the economy stem from macroeconomic imbalances and corruption and unless they are addressed, the economy will not recover. The need today is not only for decisive leadership but also for a new, holistic macroeconomic approach

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JULY 2017

Vol. 11 - No. 12










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