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Fire Outbreak at a mall in Vaughan

On Thursday morning, at around 10:30 am, fire crew was called to the Promenade Mall which is located near Center streets and Bathurst in Thornhill. It is reported that smoke and flames were erupting from the northeastern corner of the roof…

Ontario announces Back-to-School plan

A plan has been released by the Ontario Government to help students catch up the two years of interrupted learning due to the pandemic. The plan’s primary focus is to get the students back into the classroom for a better school experience,…

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Tatas Submit Bid For Air India Sale, Say Sources

Air India is laden with a huge debt of around ₹ 43,000 crore of which ₹ 22,000 crore will also be transferred to the Air India Asset Holding Limited (AIAHL). The government is planning to sell a 100 per cent stake in the airline The government has initiated the process of financial bids for the debt-laden national carrier Air India (AI) on Wednesday as Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia made it clear that September 15 date for the process is fixed and will not change. After failing to find any buyer for a 76 per cent…

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 73.70

Mercedes Benz GLE LWB marks the debut of the latest Mercedes-Benz driving assistance systems. Mercedes-Benz had just launched the all-new GLE SUV in India starting from Rs 73.70 lakh for the GLE 300d variant and going all the way up to Rs 1.25 crore for the GLE 400d. The latter, launched as the G 400d Hip-Hop Edition, is a direct import, which contributes to its higher asking price. The entry-level model in the range is the GLE 300d, which is powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine that is good for 245hp and…

Volkswagen ordered to pay $196.5M in emissions scandal

TORONTO — Volkswagen was ordered Wednesday to pay $196.5 million to the Canadian government for importing cars that secretly violated the country's emissions standards, a record-setting fine an Ontario judge said marks "a new era" in environmental protection. Judge Enzo Rondinelli handed down the fine hours after the company formally pleaded guilty to all 60 environmental charges it faced in the emissions-cheating scandal. The Crown and Volkswagen jointly suggested the penalty, which falls short of the maximum $265 million…

Volkswagen pleads guilty to all Canadian charges in emissions-cheating scandal

TORONTO — Volkswagen pleaded guilty to dozens of Canadian charges in a wide-ranging emissions-cheating scandal on Wednesday, admitting — among other acts — to secretly importing cars that violated pollution standards. The German automaker and the Crown submitted an agreed statement of facts in a Toronto court, acknowledging the company imported 128,000 Volkswagen and Audi vehicles, along with 2,000 Porsches, that violated the standards. Reading from the statement, prosecutor Tom Lemon noted that certain supervisors and…

INDIA

Tenth anniversary of attack on Oak Creek Gurdwara

The Sikh Community of Wisconsin  and worldwide will be remembering on August 5 not only those who laid down their lives in an armed attack on Oak Creek Gurdwara but also a rare act of valour and dedication to duty by  Lieutenant Brian Murphy. Lieutenant Brian Murphy who while rescuing the injured also prevented any further loss of human life  was seriously injured in the fire by the attacker. The attack that sent shock waves everywhere left six devout dead and three others injured. Many believed it was an attack on religious…

Bhagwant Mann government to bring new policy for NRIs soon: Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

Chandigarh : Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab government will soon bring a new friendly NRI policy to provide assistance to the NRI Punjabis to solve their problems swiftly. Punjab NRI Affairs minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal on Wednesday disclosed this while chairing a high level meeting with the senior officers of the NRI department to discuss the draft new NRI policy with the senior officials of the department and members of the NRI Commission Punjab. Divulging the details about the meeting, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal…

Former cricketer Harbhajan raised the issue of Afghan Sikhs in Rajya Sabha

Harbhajan Singh, the Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab, raised the issue of the security of Afghani Sikhs. Harbhajan Singh said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that only 150 Sikhs are left there after the Taliban came to power. The central government should show seriousness towards their security. Harbhajan said that the sentiments of Sikhs are being hurt by the attack on Sikhs and Gurudwaras in Afghanistan. This is an attack on the identity of the Sikhs. Why are we being targeted? During Covid, Gurudwaras not only…

Former Education Minister Pargat Singh say AAP Delhi Model not able to provide books in schools of Punjab

There has been a political uproar over the non-availability of books to children in the government schools of Punjab. Pargat Singh, who was the Education Minister in the Congress government, has surrounded the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government. Even after 5 months of the formation of the government, the CM Bhagwant Mann government could not even provide books to the students in the government schools of Punjab. On the other hand, the papers are on the head. Now they are saying that the government does not have paper for the…

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