Princess Kate: PREGNANT!

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By Priya Kumar The most anticipated pregnancy announcement (possibly of all time) arrived on Twitter feeds and newswires across the internet this morning. Confirmed by the palace 35 minutes ago, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are officially expecting their first child in 2013. St James’s Palace released the following […]

Rob Ford: Mayor No More

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This frosty Monday morning has already shaped up to be one Torontonians won’t soon forget. The verdict from Justice Charles Hackland ruled that Ford breached the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act when he did not abstain from voting in the decision to not return the wrongfully solicited $3, 150 dollars […]

Black Friday

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Black Friday is the day to shop, but this year with so much demand for so many products, many stores are opening their doors at 8pm tonight. Walmart and Sears customers will be able to start shopping the deals tonight at as early as 8pm. Target will be open at […]

Remembering Bal Thackeray

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By Summun Jafri The founder of Indian political organization Shiv Sena has passed away at 86 years old. Bal Thackeray began his career as a political cartoonist for publications such as The Times of India. In 1966 he formed Shiv Sena, where one of his main agendas was to fight […]

SHE Movie Review: Ishaqzaade

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By Priyanka Raj, Twitter: @quellesupri While marketed as a romance, I wouldn’t call this a romantic movie, at least not a Karan Johar-esque candy floss romance.  Ishaqzaade is a bit more gritty than cutesy, touching on issues like interfaith relationships, gender inequities and politically-driven violence.   Set in Uttar Pradesh, it is […]

Islamic New Year 1434 AH

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The Islamic New Year, also know as the Hijri New Year marks the beginning of the Islamic calendar year, with Muharram being the first month. The first Islamic year took place in 622 CE, during which Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) emigrated from Mecca to Medina, this is known as the Hijra. The […]

The Pro-Choice/Pro-Life Debate Rages on in Ireland

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By Summun Jafri This week The Irish Times reported the death of a woman at the University Hospital Galway in Ireland. Her death was largely blamed on her doctors’ refusal to give her an abortion. Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Dentist, arrived at the hospital when she was seventeen weeks pregnant with complaints […]