Category archives: Place

Oakville Diwali Gala 2017 in a true Canadian style.

The Oakville Diwali Gala one of the most sought after events in the Halton region of Ontario, Canada. Traditionally dressed guests, members of The Oakville Hospital foundation, friends and families were all in attendance to celebrate the festival of lights in it’s true meaning, to give , share and shine upon. Organised for the noble cause of securing state of the art equipment to assist The Oakville Hospital Foundation (OHF), […]

Why One Must Visit Rajgarh In Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is one of those states which never disappoints its visitors in any manner. The state is the perfect mixture of places which are meant for the spiritual inclined, for the lovers of nature, for the adventure seekers, for those people who would just wander around the place doing nothing. . . in short, Himachal Pradesh is an one-stop destination for all the requirements. Rajgarh is one such place […]

Sarovar Dam on a roll, 56 years after Nehru laid foundation: Top 10 facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam, dubbed world’s second largest, in Gujarat’s Narmada district, 56 years after his predecessor Jawaharlal Nehru had laid its foundation stone. Here are 10 facts about the Sarovar dam you must know: 1. The Dam, which has been built on the Narmada river, was first conceived in 1946 as part of the Narmada Valley Development Plan. 2. Then PM Jawaharlal […]

Terror attack at London's Parsons Green Station: What we know so far

An explosion on a London tube’s Parsons Green Station today left several commuters injured. Police have declared explosion on subway a terrorist incident. Police say no one has been arrested in connection with a bombing on a London subway train, but hundreds of detectives are at work trying to hunt down the perpetrator or perpetrators. The incident comes as tensions are high in London, which has been struck repeatedly by […]

Offbeat destination: Pamban Island battles storms but offers breathtaking views of the Bay of Bengal

Off the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, some 500 km south of Chennai, lies Pamban Island. Seemingly a stone’s throw from neighbouring Sri Lanka, this is an island steeped in historical significance, and with some of the most resilient people alive. One of the longest sea bridges in the country, the iconic Pamban Bridge connects the mainland with the island, also known as Rameswaram Island. With breathtaking views of the […]

6 dreamy gardens of New Zealand you must visit

THE islands of New Zealand form a long thin exclamation mark in the vast gyre of the southern ocean relentlessly churning around the Antarctic continent. In the north, there are exuberantly colourful gardens of subtropical plants including New Zealand’s brilliant crimson-flowered Christmas tree – the pohutukawa. Further south is the very different palette of a true temperate climate. Plants wear their sensible seasonal livery under snow in winter, in the […]

Hurricane Irma batters Florida, three feared dead as authorities issue flood alert

Hurricane Irma made landfall on Florida’s southern islands on Sunday and claimed three lives as millions of people, including thousands of Indian-Americans, evacuated the state in the wake of the storm that left a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean. Hurling 130 mph winds, Irma struck Florida Keys as it barrelled towards the US state’s west coast where millions of people have evacuated turning many places into ghost […]

 
 
 

Watch: Sikh Politician's Response To Racist Heckler In Canada Is Viral

A Sikh lawmaker’s measured response to being heckled by a belligerent woman in Canada has impressed many. Jagmeet Singh was subjected to an aggressive and racist rant by a woman at a campaign event in Brampton, Ontario on Wednesday. He responded by saying: “We welcome you. We love you. We support you.” His supporters chanted “Love and Courage,” Mr Singh’s campaign slogan, as the woman repeatedly yelled at Mr Singh. […]

Mexico: At least 34 die after most powerful earthquake in century rocks nation

At least 34 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings, forced mass evacuations and triggered alerts as far away as Southeast Asia. The 8.1 magnitude quake off the southern coast late on Thursday was stronger than a devastating 1985 temblor that flattened swathes of Mexico City and killed thousands. This time, damage to the city was limited, as the […]

TEAM VADOARA MARATHON announces NRI HOME-COMING RUN at the event of Navratri in NJ.

On Saturday, September 2, BE UNITED LLC organized event of NAVRATRI (literally means “nine nights”), a multi-day Hindu festival celebrated in the autumn every year, with India’s legendry Garba singer Shree Atul Purohit at the National Guard Armory in Morris town and continue to tour 14 different States of America this season. Navratri is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian subcontinent, however, over […]