Posts Tagged ‘ India ’

Jamshedians offer Bollywood gem Jab Tak Hai Jaan

November 18, 2012

Shah Rukh Khan is a household name in India, but he’s still not that well-known among Canadians who are not of Indian descent. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Young Hindus, Sikhs hope diversity will prevail during Diwali

November 10, 2012
Young Hindus, Sikhs hope diversity will prevail during Diwali

Can India’s most popular festival bring together the disparate South Asians of Canada? Global TV BC News

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Young Hindus, Sikhs hope diversity will prevail during Diwali

November 10, 2012

Can India’s most popular festival bring together the disparate South Asians of Canada? For Vancouver’s Milan Singh, Diwali is the fun and sacred time of year when she says “all my friends crash my parents’ house” to hang out, pray, eat her mother’s food and deliver some of it to nearby relatives. Vancouver Sun – [...]

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Fingers crossed for free trade deal with India

November 4, 2012
Fingers crossed for free trade deal with India

The Chief Executive of the Surrey Board of Trade is hopeful Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s trip to India results in a free trade deal — but is realistic about the chances of that happening. Anita Huberman says a free trade deal with India would be a big boost for businesses in Surrey and the Lower [...]

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Inaugural South Asian Film Festival rocked by storm-related flight cancellations

October 31, 2012

Superstorm Sandy has thrown a wrench into Vancouver’s inaugural South Asian Film Festival, with two of India’s most renowned musicians stranded in the U.S. and forced to cancel plans to perform here. “I am absolutely heart sick,” said Hannah Fisher, the festival’s co-founder and artistic director, of the cancellation by brothers Rajan and Sajan Mishra [...]

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