Category archives: Cause

An eclectic display of arts pertaining to Indian culture and lifestyle welcomed guests celebrating the 5th Annual Oakville Diwali Gala.

Over 400 VIP guests from the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) gathered at the 5th Annual Oakville Diwali Gala, Oakville’s largest South-Asian gala that included a fund-raising event in support of Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH), at the Lakeshore Convention Centre on September 14, 2018. Diwali is an Indian festival of lights usually celebrated in October/November depending on the Hindu calendar. Diwali signifies good over evil, light over darkness, hope over […]

Acid attack crusader Laxmi Aggarwal falls upon hard times, struggles to find job

Laxmi Aggarwal, 30, the acid-attack survivor who won hearts with her courage and poise, in circumstances that would have seen many crumble, and was one of the winners of the US State Department’s International Women of Courage Award in 2014 (First Lady, Michelle Obama presented it), is now without a job and may soon be without a home. That India’s best-known acid attack survivor is finding it difficult to get […]

Human Trafficking

Hello Gemini Dhar A take charge expert and author. Sharing something that shook me to the core This world is so very beautiful and mesmerising, in our day-to-day pursuit of happiness, we always look up to our bigger goals and larger vision. Then, it comes around, a challenge or a moment of utter shock, some facts and occurrences that make you shudder in the utmost disgust. As a Take Charge […]


Asian Games 2018 medallist Harish Kumar continues to sell tea, still bereft of govt bounties

Indian sports contingent made the country proud after it clinched 69 medals at the prestigious Asian Games 2018. There are only a few numbers of sportsmen in India, who are provided with the proper facilities throughout their training periods. We are quite aware of some struggle stories and they have quite inspired us all. Meanwhile, there is another story which is still searching for a happy ending. Harish Kumar, winner […]

Most sought after 5th Annual Oakville Diwali Gala to Raise Funds For OTMH

Oakville Diwali committee plans the 5th Annual Oakville Diwali Gala, in support of OTMH (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital) with more than 500 guests making it the largest South Asian gala. Diwali, The Festival of Lights & Joy, is celebrated by millions all around the world. Culturally and spiritually rooted within the South Asian community, its signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge of ignorance, and hope […]


Cheating and Fraud by HDFC Life Agent

Incident as shared by Victim : I would like to bring to your notice that HDFC Agents Ritu Sharma and Simran advised my brother Mitesh Shah(Name Changed) to take HDFC Life insurance and against this insurance policy as security, Personal loan will be given  for lowest interest rate of 7 % . After Initial discussion with Ritu Sharma (Contact No : +91 84474 52694) she asked to do the payment in […]

Here's how you can contribute to Kerala flood relief

Heavy rains and the subsequent flooding in Kerala have wreaked havoc in several parts of the state. As houses have been completely waterlogged and destroyed, many have become homeless and taken refuge in relief camps. Several people have even been marooned in their own houses, without food, water, electricity and other basic supplies. Following this, people from all quarters, including public figures and NRIs, have come forward to donate funds […]

PM Modi Likely To Launch Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme On Independence Day

The Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission aims to provide coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10 crore poor families. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to annouoonce the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) on a pilot basis in some states on the occasion of Independence Day, with the full-scale roll-out of his pet project expected in September end, sources […]

5th Annual 2018 Oakville Diwali Gala to Raise Funds For OTMH

Oakville, Ontario August 11, 2018 Plans are underway for the 5th Annual 2018 Oakville Diwali Gala, Oakville’s largest South Asian gala, in support of OTMH (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital). On September 14th more than 500 guests will enjoy a royal evening as Oakville Diwali presents Rang Mahal, a Palace of Colours at the Lakeshore Convention Centre. Diwali, The Festival of Lights & Joy, is celebrated by millions all around the […]

31days, 31 districts: Why a Hyderabad woman travelled across Telangana to meet women

Shravya Reddy Deshmukh comes across as an unassuming person. It’s only been a few days since she completed the daunting task of travelling across 31 districts in Telangana in 31 days. She has totally traversed a distance of 4116.4 km in a single month. “It’s all for the love of women,” Shravya reminds us, adding that it’s been her dream to touch every woman’s life and create a positive impact. […]