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“In1986, I made a decision that changed my life,” says Dr Rayudu Koka. “I left the United Kingdom, where I had trained and practiced medicine for 12 years, to set up my psychiatry practice in Sudbury, Ontario.” He came to Canada “under a special academic license that allowed me to work here under re…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
Rohit Sehgal, 62, vice president and chief investment strategist, Dundee Wealth Management, claims he once raised $40 million in 2 minutes. And that claim is completely believable because his track record is the stuff stock market mythologies are made of. In early 2007, some bankers called Sehgal to…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
RatnaOmidvar arrived in Canada from Iran in 1981. Like scores of new immigrants, she had no job despite a bagful of qualifications and it took her six years to find her feet in her new adopted country. That made her wonder: “How much longer does it take for other people to settle down in Canada?” Un…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
Youmight have seen Sanjay Mavinkurve — he was on The New York Times front page recently. The prestigious newspaper called the 28- year-old Indo-Canadian ‘A Google Whiz.’ Mavinkurve is leader of the Google team that’s building easy-to-use maps for mobile phones. “I was one of the original people on t…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
‘RatnaGhosh is Canada’s most passionate and influential architect of an inclusive yet workable conception of multicultural education,’ wrote Time magazine in October 2003, in a full-page profile ranking her among ‘Canada’s Best’, and calling her a ‘differentiator’. Ghosh is James McGill Professor an…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
Dr Sanjay Sharma is dean, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada’s largest business school with 9,000 students. The school has over 1,000 students of Indian origin between 200 and 250 students from India. But where Sharma’s interest real- ly lies is harnessing the private sec- …
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
Oneof the foremost speakers the Ottawa-based International Development Research Center invited as part of its India Lectures series this year was Professor Ramesh Thakur, distinguished fellow, Center for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Ontario. Thakur, an incisive commentator on India…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
TheToronto Dominion Bank’s bond fund was worth $100 million 20 years ago, when Satish Rai took over. Under his leadership, the fund has grown to $8 billion. That, says Rai, vice chairman, portfolio manage- ment and research, TD Asset Management, “is an amazing growth rate.” Rai, 46, works with amazi…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
RameshChotai knows what it’s like to be a refugee. His family fled the persecution of Asians in Uganda by Dictator Idi Amin in 1973. “So, my heart bleeds for refugees around the globe,” says Chotai, who now owns the very successful Bromed Pharmaceuticals. And India, the country of his forefathers, t…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
SomaRay-Ellis, 44, was the lead counsel for Air India, rep- resenting the airline at the public inquiry into the June 23, 1985 bombing of Flight 182, Kanishka. As the only woman lead counsel at the national inquiry, she says she saw it “as an incredible opportunity to understand the connection betwe…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
TheSinghmar family initially wanted to create a chair for Sanskrit studies at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. But Prem Singhmar, 62, had bigger plans. Instead, the Edmonton-based billionaire developer decided to establish a chair of ancient Indian history at the university — a first for Canad…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
Dr Subodh Verma, cardiac surgeon at Toronto’s St Michael Hospital and associate professor of surgery and pharmacology at the University of Toronto, is a true renaissance man. A gold medalist in pharmacy, PhD in cardiovascular pharmacology and MD in cardiac surgery, his groundbreaking work has expand…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
Inthe Bayview Glen High School year- book, his classmates voted Suraj Gupta as ‘most likely to be prime minister of Canada.’ “Who knows a few years down the road what would happen,” chuckles Suraj, 18, now a third year undergraduate student at the Schulich School of Business, York University. He has…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana
He is amongst the youngest to head waste water services for metro Halifax (Nova Scotia), which for Susheel Arora, 42, means the responsibility for collection and treatment of waste/storm water generated in and by a town of approximately 400,000 people, at the head of 300 people. “Waste water comes f…
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22.02.2016 · From Archana