BY STAFF REPORTER, BRAMPTON: The largest South Asian festival in Brampton launched its first digital event, #VibrantBramptonFest, making it the biggest digital festival in Canada. Presented by National Bank and supported by Lazeez Canada, the festival concluded its successful virtual buzz on August 12. Thousands of people attended the ‘festival of festivals’ each day from […]
BY RENU MEHTA TORONTO: India’s 74th Independence Day was celebrated in Canada with great fanfare despite the pandemic. In Toronto, a flag hoisting ceremony was held on the occasion at the Consulate during the morning hours. Toronto’s Consul General Apoorva Srivastava did the honours for India. It was indeed an historic occasion as this was […]
Vibrant Brampton – Largest South Asian festival in canada goes digital
BY STAFF REPORTER: Brampton, ON (June 11, 2020): Arts & Culture Initiative of South Asia (ACISA), a non-profit organization will present its most prestigious festivals in an exciting new format. Keeping the current COVID-19 pandemic in mind, four eagerly anticipated events – Vibrant Brampton, Vibrant Star, Visual Arts of South Asia (V.A.S.A) Arts festival and […]
The Toronto Raptors Superfan will receive the prestigious Global Indian Award by the Canada India Foundation in July this year.
LOS ANGELES, CA – Actor-producer John Cho and producer-actress-writer Issa Rae announced the 92nd Oscars® nominations today (January 13), live from the David Geffen Theater at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The 92nd Oscars, to be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, will […]
Low income Seniors to get free dental care from Ontario government
BY STAFF REPORTER, NEW YORK: The Warrior Queen of Jhansi tells the true story of the legendary Rani of Jhansi, a feminist icon in India and a fearless freedom fighter. In 1857 India, this 24-year old General led her people into battle against the British Empire earning the reputation as the Joan of Arc of […]
Ontario leads business mission to India in November to boost key tech and infrastructure sectors.
BY STAFF REPORTER, TORONTO:Mahatma Gandhi once remarked “Assamese women weave dreams on their looms!” Tara Bhuyan was fortunate and proud to have been born one to have been caressed by the softness and richness of the pat, muga and eri silks that her grandmother and mother wore every day in the unique style of the […]