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Over 200,000 immigrants take Canadian citizenship so far in 2014

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TORONTO: Over 200,000 permanent residents have already taken oath as Canadian citizenship so far in 2014.

Making this announcement while presiding over a small oath-taking ceremony for over 100 new citizens here on Friday, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said Canada has reduced the citizenship backlog by 13 percent since June this year when the new citizenship law kicked in.

Thanks to the new quick decision-making process introduced...

Who will win Bigg Boss 8? Either Gautam Gulati or Praneet Bhatt, says Natasa Stankovic

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MUMBAI: Natasa Stankovic is the latest person to have been evicted from Bigg Boss 8. Being a sweet and dainty...

Bang Bang collects Rs 315 crore worldwide, becomes seventh all-time Bollywood hit

Hrithik, Katrina bang-bang

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MUMBAI: Bang Bang has grossed Rs 315 crore worldwide at the end of its second...

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Gujarati Indo-Canadian Nadir Patel is Canada’s new high commissioner in India

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TORONTO: Canada has followed the example of America in appointing an Indian-origin...

Punjabi promotion in Canada through creative writing contest in November

By Balwant Sanghera

VANCOUVER: Efforts to promote the Punjabi language in Canada in general and British Columbia in particular have been gaining..

Non-Violence Day celebrations by Nataraj Youth Cultural Organization & Chinmaya Center

BRAMPTON: Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday was celebrated an Non-Violence Day here by the Nataraj Youth Cultural Organization (NYCO) and the Chinmaya Vedanta..

Global Girl Power calls for girl empowerment as Amanda Todd’s mother joins them on International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child by Global Girl Power in Surrey

VANCOUVER: Carol Todd, mother of 15-year-old Amanda Todd who committed suicide in 2012 after suffering...

Desis must stop hypocrisy of goddess worship if they can’t respect women

By Swati Saran

TORONTO: During this festival season, I observed many types of regional ritual worship of Devi Ma. And indeed, many..

Ed Fast, Indian consul general and CIF members pay tributes to Vasu Chanchlani

MISSISSAUGA: The start of the Thanksgiving Weekend was truly an appropriate occasion as members of the Canada India Foundation (CIF) and..

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