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Should we subject our children to violent films and games?

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By Sabrina Almeida The Bollywood film “NH10” has received many commendations for its bold theme and stellar performances. While I haven’t seen the film, its subject matter and ‘A’ rating (by the Indian censor board) left no doubt that children shouldn’t see it. The movie is a social commentary on the plight ...

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Manjit Minhas is the new dragon in Dragons’ Den

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CI News Service CALGARY CBC’s hit Dragons’ Den now in its 10th season has had many notable Dragons. This week celebrity restaurateur Vikram Vij announced he was leaving the show to concentrate on new business ventures and two new Dragons were inducted, Michele Romanow the internet entrepreneur and Manjit Minhas, co-owner of ...

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The profile of the Indian immigrant is changing

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Pradip Rodrigues Many immigrants who immigrated to Canada from India 20 years or ago or so sold off their land, homes and closed their accounts, they brought their proceeds to Canada which would in many cases just about take care of a down payment for a home or bolster one’s savings here. ...

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India’s Daughter: Bitter Truths Exposed

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By Sabrina Almeida India’s Daughter, the BBC documentary on the infamous Nirbhaya rape, was a bitter pill to swallow. While it polarised the Indian nation into two camps on whether or not it shouldn’t have been aired, its diaspora around the world was grappling with whether it fit in with their view ...

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BBC releases “India’s Daughter” on YouTube despite Indian ban

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NEW DELHI YouTube on Thursday began blocking access to the controversial BBC documentary on the December 16, 2012 gang rape, citing court orders, while the government served legal notice to the top news channel after it ignored a court’s restraining order and aired the documentary carrying an interview with one of the ...

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KASHMIRINK brings soul to Pashmina fashion

Sabrina Almeida

By Sabrina Almeida Come winter it’s time to break out the Pashmina. Incredibly warm and light, it has been worn over the years in many different forms as a sweater, a dress, a skirt and even as a scarf. With recent trends towards combining Eastern and Western fashion styles the Pashmina shawl ...

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How political correctness erodes support for multiculturalism

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By Pradip Rodrigues A scathing report on the grooming, exploitation and rape of over 1,400 young girls in Rotterham in the UK between 1997 and 2013 shocked that nation and horrified the rest of the civilized world. There were two factors at play here, one was that many of the girls, some ...

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We stand by the freedom of expression

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Freedom of expression is a tricky thing and in these times where political correctness rules the roost, it is almost a given that anything written could be offensive to someone. Over the years we at Can-India have had many readers take offence at a position we took or a statement we printed. ...

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British-Indian businessman accused of killing wife walks free

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa An Indian-origin British-Indian businessman  accused of arranging the murder of his wife while on honeymoon trip in South Africa, was discharged Monday. Shrien Dewani, 33, is accused of ordering the murder of his wife, 28-year-old Anni Dewani, who was shot on the outskirts of Cape Town in November ...

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Meet Anupam Kher’s humshakal!

Sabrina Almeida

By Sabrina Almeida They say everyone has a double (humshakal) somewhere in the world and meeting them can be a surreal experience. I haven’t encountered mine yet but I’ve met Anupam Kher’s. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect before Frank Borges walked into the Can-India office last Friday. I’d only heard ...

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I’m grateful ‘Siddharth’ found its way: Richie Mehta

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Canadian film director Richie Mehta was born in Mississauga, Ontario. His first feature film, ‘Amal’ which released in 2008 was nominated for Best Motion Picture and Best Director at the 29th Genie Awards. ‘Siddharth”, made in 2013 was inspired by a man Richie met in 2010 on the streets of Delhi who ...

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“Kashmir is in my blood, it inspires me”

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Javid Banday I am a film school graduate from Sheridan College Canada with extensive experience in film and television industry and a proven track record of writing directing and producing national and international award winning/nominated documentaries and telefilms. I had served in Indian Broadcasting Service (India) and in Dubai Television (UAE) before ...

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Australia sends India packing from World Cup

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SYDNEY, Australia Steven Smith’s 105 put Australia in the final of the cricket World Cup as they defeated defending champions India by 95 runs in the second semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Thursday. Four-time champions Australia overwhelmed the Indians with both the bat and ball. A 182-run stand ...

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Free screenings of India-Pakistan world cup cricket match in Mississauga, Toronto

CanIndia News

MISSISSAUGA The much-awaited 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup begins today. Traditional rivals India and Pakistan will face each other on Saturday, February 14 making for an exciting Valentine’s Day. Free screenings are being held in Mississauga and Toronto for fans to enjoy. Hershey Centre, Mississauga Pepsi is celebrating the kick-off with a ...

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Live pay-per-view of ICC Cricket World Cup on Rogers

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TORONTO Rogers will deliver live pay-per-view coverage of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. Bell, MTS, SaskTel, Shaw/Shaw Direct and TELUS subscribers can also enjoy access to pay-per-view coverage of the tournament. The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cupkicks off onFriday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. with Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand and ...

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A scene from "NH10"

Should we subject our children to violent films and games?

Sabrina Almeida

By Sabrina Almeida The Bollywood film “NH10” has received many commendations for its bold theme and stellar performances. While I haven’t seen the film, its subject matter and ‘A’ rating (by the Indian censor board) left no doubt that children shouldn’t see it. The movie is a social commentary on the plight ...

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The profile of the Indian immigrant is changing

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Pradip Rodrigues Many immigrants who immigrated to Canada from India 20 years or ago or so sold off their land, homes and closed their accounts, they brought their proceeds to Canada which would in many cases just about take care of a down payment for a home or bolster one’s savings here. ...

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The problems with being Christian in India… and here

Sabrina Almeida

By Sabrina Almeida If the beatitudes are to be believed the rewards for being a good ‘Christian’ are in heaven yet the struggle on earth can make it difficult to claim your prize. The recent atrocities Indian Christians have suffered, and a thought-provoking article by Julio Ribeiro (a well-respected IPS officer) on ...

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It is often ‘friends’ who will blackmail you

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Pradip Rodrigues The big news in the South Asian community has been the blackmailing/extortion case involving realtor Dale Mundi and the arrests of close to half -a -dozen alleged extortionist. Now if these men were common criminals known to police, it might not have caused quite the stir, but the men accused ...

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Time to stop emotionally blackmailing our children

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Pradip Rodrigues At a social gathering recently, there was a bunch of middle-aged people talking about retirement plans. Some of them mused about a waiting out Canada’s winter in Florida or India. Others considered downsizing and moving into apartments in downtown Toronto where they could live car-free, go walking everywhere, catch up ...

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