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Punjabi diaspora worried, shocked over brutality against farmers

Chandigarh (IANS): The planned protest against new farm laws and the 'brutality' of the security forces by lobbing teargas shells and using water cannons...

Conservative Leader O’Toole discusses COVID-19, other issues with Prime Minister Trudeau

CONSERVATIVE Party Leader Erin O’Toole on Friday in a phone call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau underscored the importance of Canadian and American governments...

RCMP charge two more South Asian fraudsters as part of Project Octavia

Vimal Shrestha, 41, and Ms. Bindisha Joshi, 41, of Lalitpur/Kathmandu, Nepal, have been charged TWO South Asians have been charged in connection with transnational telephone...

78% of Canadians feel immigration from Asia positively impacts Canadian economy: APF Canada poll

ACCORDING to the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada's 2020 National Opinion Poll: Canada Views on Asia, Canadians share a worsening perception of both the...

Indian Prime Minister Modi speaks with U.S. President-elect Biden

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday tweeted that he spoke to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to congratulate him. "We reiterated our firm commitment to...

Three Indian Americans on Biden and Harris’ Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board (updated)

THERE are three Indian Americans on President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board: former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy,...

Indian student from Hyderabad killed in fall from high-rise building in Toronto

Hyderabad (IANS): A 19-year-old student from Hyderabad reportedly died when he fell from a high-rise building in Toronto.Panyam Akhil, a resident of Vanasthalipuram in Hyderabad,...

JOE BIDEN’S AGENDA FOR THE INDIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

(This was first published in The VOICE on August 15 this year) PRESUMPTIVE Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden posted the following on his website –...

Kamala Harris hails Biden for “audacity” in choosing a woman as running mate

New York (IANS): America's Vice President-elect Kamala Harris delivered a rousing victory speech in Wilmington, Delaware, hitting familiar themes and hailing Joe Biden for his...

Indian Prime Minister Modi greets Biden, looks forward to working closely together

New Delhi (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted US President-elect Joe Biden and said that as Vice President his contribution to...

World Sikh Organization says it’s concerned by renewed censorship of Sikh social media content

Facebook censored the posting of a Times of India article about India embassies gathering data about the Sikh diaspora THE World Sikh Organization of Canada...

Many Indian Americans are in race for Congress, state legislatures

New York (IANS) Kamala Harris, who is of part Indian origin, is at the top of the ballots as the Democratic Party's presidential candidate, but...
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694 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more deaths in B.C.

DR. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, on Thursday announced 694 new COVID-19 cases, including four epi-linked cases, for a...