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Education may not reduce inequality: Editorial

Posted on 02 July 2015

Politicians, employers, teachers, economists and bureaucrats all agree that education is the key to lifting people up, improving their financial prospects, narrowing the gap between rich and poor and boosting economic growth. Regrettably, this almost universal consensus is at odds with the facts. Rather than being the solution to rising inequality, education may worsen the […] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

1 million students get Canada Student Grants

Posted on 02 July 2015

Canada Student Grants provide up-front, non-repayable financial assistance. CSGs were introduced in 2009 to make post-secondary education more accessible to Canadians, and help minimize student debt. From 2009 to present, the Government of Canada has offered nearly $3.3 billion through Canada Student Grants, helping to support low- and middle-income students, as well as those with […] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

Contention grows around LRT route in Brampton

Posted on 02 July 2015

With the future of mass transit in Brampton about to be decided, one burning issue has divided council, residents and businesses: What route should a provincially-funded regional LRT take? It’s an issue that could define much of the city’s future. The question is particularly pertinent in Brampton, where the planned route takes the LRT north […] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

THE CRISIS OF DEMOCRACY IN PAKISTAN

Posted on 02 July 2015

Dr. Hasan Askari Lahore          There was a time when a large number of people in Pakistan used to argue that the worst democracy is better than the best type of military rule or dictatorship. We do not hear this argument that much now.  There is a lot of disillusionment from democracy in […] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

Chennai becomes sixth Indian city with metro railway

Posted on 02 July 2015

A metro rail service has been launched in the southern Indian city of Chennai, making it the sixth Indian city to get the service. The 10km (6.2-mile) stretch of elevated track has seven stations and connects Alandur to Koyambedu. The journey takes 15 minutes – the metro is expected to ease traffic congestion. The construction […] Continue Reading

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Education

Canada getting more autonomy in medical school accreditation

Posted on 02 July 2015

Canada will get more power to accredit its own medical schools, under an agreement that took years to negotiate and that reduces the U.S. influence on the criteria used to review schools. “We are going to have a made-in-Canada process so that the Canadian decision is the one that counts,” said Tom Marrie, the dean […] Continue Reading

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Society

My Struggle to Dress Appropriately During Ramadan

Posted on 02 July 2015

Safiyya Vankalwala I am confident that anyone who meets me or even those who know me “casually” does not think of me as a “religious” person. Muslim women are supposed to dress modestly in public, covering their body including arms, legs, cleavage and hair. The face, hands and feet do not need to be covered, […] Continue Reading

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Life & Style

What Makes Men Fall in Love

Posted on 02 July 2015

There’s into you, and then there’s head-over-heels gaga. These little things tip a man over that edge.  It’s a baffling question: Is there some specific moment or event that makes a guy suddenly decide “Yes, I think I love her”? Well, the answer isn’t clear-cut, but there are some general principles. “Men have certain innate […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Swara exposes the secret behind onscreen beauty

Posted on 02 July 2015

Actress Swara Bhaskar feels the “beauty”that one sees on the screen or in magazines is “unreal”. At a panel discussion on ‘Career Struggles and Strategies for Women’ here, the “Raanjhanaa”actress was asked about her perspective on beauty. She said: “The way beauty is being approached, I’d like to put forward something bitter about it…I’m an […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Salman & Nawazuddin the new BFFs in the town

Posted on 02 July 2015

With  Bajrangi  Bhaijaan Nawazuddin  Siddiqui  will mark his return with Salman Khan for the second time on his Eid release. Last  Eid  Salman  and Nawazuddin  celebrated  the success  of  their  film  Kick where Nawaz was seen play- ing the villain. And  now  after  playing the  bad  guy  in  Kick, Nawazuddin  reunites  with Salman  as  a  […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

For Royals !!! Shilpa turns down a part in American tv show

Posted on 02 July 2015

Shilpa Shetty Kundra became  a  household  name  in England  after  her  stint  in British  reality  show  Big Brother season 5, the actress turned businesswoman  also had the opportunity to reach most American  households with the American television drama series The Royals that premiered earlier this year on E! Sources  reveal  that  the makers  approached  Shilpa […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

‘Jazbaa’ trailer to be out on Independence Day

Posted on 02 July 2015

The trailer of filmmaker Sanjay Gupta’s action  film  ‘Jazbaa’,  which  marks  the comeback  of  actress  Aishwarya  Rai Bachchan, will be launched on August 15, which is also the country’s Independence Day. Sanjay Gupta, who is gung-ho over the film after getting a casting coup with established actors  like  Irrfan Khan, Atul Kulkarni,  Jackie Shroff,  Chandan  […] Continue Reading

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