NEW DELHI: A controversial Editor-in-Chief of Times Now Arnab Goswami has resigned from the Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd-run news channel. Goswami had fuelled the ratings of the Newshour, the prime time news programme which he anchored on weekdays at 9 p.m., propelling it to the number one position for eight years in a row. …

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AMRITSAR: Refusing to share Punjab water with Haryana, CM Parkash Singh Badal said that Punjab was being discriminated on all counts. Speaking on the occasion of Punjabi Suba formation day he said despite making sacrifices and contributing in the nation’s development, Punjab was facing discrimination, “Be it the transfer of Chandigarh or the Punjabi-speaking areas, …

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OTTAWA: Canadian Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister, John McCallum has announced that in 2017, Canada will welcome 300,000 immigrants. McCallum said that Immigration levels in 2017 would support economic growth and innovation in Canada while helping to reunite more families and reduce processing times. “The Government of Canada is committed to an immigration system that …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent BRISBANE: Exhibiting an unflinching unity on the issue of Manmeet Alisher heinous murder case the Indian community at Brisbane has sought Australian citizenship for Manmeet’s elder brother Amit Alisher to facilitate him pursue the court proceedings for bringing the killer of his brother to justice. Meanwhile, following the procedural investigations, the Australian …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent WELLINGTON: The opening ceremony of the only Gurdwara in New Zealand’s capital city Wellington has been announced by the New Zealand Sikh Society NZSS (Wellington). Disclosing the programme to the Indian Spokesman, the NZSS (Wellington) President Paramjit Singh said that the Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace will be the chief guest at …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent MELBOURNE: An online petition in favour of demand for imprisonment until death for the killer of Manmeet Alisher has generated tremendous response with more than 11,000 people signing it within in 24 hours, and the number is growing fast. The petition initiated by the friends of victim, Manmeet, has fixed the target …

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday raised with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull India’s concern over the brutal killing of a 29-year-old Indian-origin bus driver, who was burned to death when a man poured some flammable liquid on him in Brisbane. Prime Minister Modi telephoned Turnbull to wish him on Diwali and also …

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MALAYSIA: India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 3-2 to reclaim the Asian Champions Trophy hockey in a thrilling summit showdown, presenting a perfect Diwali gift to the nation on Sunday. Goals from Rupinder Pal Singh (18th minute), Yousuf Affan (23rd) and Nikkin Thimmaiah (51st) helped India surmount the challenge from Pakistan, who rallied from two goals behind …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent BRISBANE: The Australia and New Zealand Prime Ministers Malcolm Turnbull and John Key, through their respective messages, have congratulated the Indians on the occasion of Diwali. While John Key posted a video of the Diwali greetings on his facebook account, Malcolm Turnbull issued a signed statement congratulating all the Indians across Australia …

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MUMBAI: Superstar Aamir Khan is all praise for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and overwhelmed with Ranbir Kapoor’s performance in the romantic drama, going to the extent of calling him the best actor. Aamir tweeted that the Karan Johar’s directorial venture is a ‘must watch’. “Just saw Ae Dil. WHAT a film!!! I just LOVED it! …

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