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‘Explore British Columbia first if you’re a techie from India’

‘Explore British Columbia first if you’re a techie from India’

Vancouver:  British Columbia, a major global hub for tech companies, is looking to woo more and more global capital and is keen on inviting Indian tech giants and talent into the Canadian province, says a senior minister of the province. “We have a really attractive offer for companies. Please understand that Canada is more welcoming than


Yeddyurappa stakes claim to form BJP government in Karnataka

Bengaluru: India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) chief ministerial face, B.S. Yeddyurappa, on Wednesday staked claim to form the new government in Karnataka. “We have staked claim to form the government as the single largest party with 104 newly elected legislators,” Yeddyurappa told reporters here after meeting Governor Vajubhai R. Vala at Raj Bhavan. Earlier in the

Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes celebrate after winning an IPL 2018 match against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on May 13, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

IPL: Buttler guides Rajasthan to seven-wicket victory over Mumbai

Mumbai: English batsman Jos Buttler continued his red-hot form with a 94 not out as Rajasthan Royals thumped Mumbai Indians by seven wickets here on Sunday to boost their chance of qualifying for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs. After Mumbai posted 168/6, thanks to opening batsmen Suryakumar Yadav (60) and Evin Lewis, Buttler registered his

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Citizenship row: Five MPs ousted

Canberra: Five Australian parliamentarians were ousted on Wednesday for holding dual citizenship when they were elected. It comes as a fresh blow to Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull’s majority in the House. In what was widely viewed as a fresh test case, a high court ruled Senator Katy Gallagher ineligible, the media reported. Four other politicians, who


Rahul day-dreaming of becoming Prime Minister in 2019, says Modi

Chikmagalur (Karnataka): Taking a swipe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he is day-dreaming to become the Prime Minister in 2019. “He is not concerned about the Congress, its traditions or the leaders. He is dreaming all the time to become Prime Minister in 2019,” Modi told a gathering

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1,000 highly skilled migrants wrongly face deportation in UK

London: At least 1,000 highly skilled migrants seeking Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK wrongly face deportation under a section of the Immigration Act to tackle terrorists and individuals suspected to be a threat to national security, the media reported. Experts have said that the highly skilled workers, including teachers, doctors, lawyers, engineers and


I’ll not retaliate with violent threats: Twinkle to troller

Mumbai: Bollywood producer-author and entrepreneur Twinkle Khanna believes in taking legal action instead of retaliating with “violent threat” online. “As a society do we really think it’s all right to threaten a woman with bodily harm for trying to raise funds for a charity by auctioning a uniform used in a movie, a piece of


India okays death to rapists of children

New Delhi: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday (April 22) approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls younger than 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders. The President promulgated The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, approved by the Cabinet on Saturday that seeks


Meet Banita Sandhu, Shoojit Sircar’s new leading lady

A student in London who went to India to make ads because living in London is expensive, then a big film came her way and she is on her way to stardom. Meet Banita Sandhu, who was born and brought up in Wales. Like most second generation Indians, she spoke very little Hindi and had