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Born in Taiping, Perak, Rehman studied in the Malay College Kuala Kangsar, before pursuing a degree in Marine Biology at University College Swansea in Wales. He was well known at University for writing folk songs and performing them at every opportunity. Rehman became a journalist in 1981. Prior to…
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15.02.2016 · From yvi001
is an International Best selling novelist, born and educated in Malaysia; She grew up in Terengganu and attended the University of Malaysia, where she received a business degree. She currently divides her time between Malaysia and the United Kingdom. Infused with her own Sri Lankan Tamil family hist…
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11.02.2016 · From yvi001
also known as Munshi Abdullah, was a Malayan writer of Indian origin. He was a famous Malacca-born Indian munshi of Singapore and died in Jeddah, a part of the Ottoman Empire. Munshi Abdullah is regarded as the most cultured Malay who ever wrote, one of the greatest innovators in Malay letters and …
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11.02.2016 · From yvi001
Sarika Sehgal (born September 1976) is a Canadian broadcast journalist. She has worked in Toronto as a producer for a national morning show. ehgal was born in September 1976 in Canada. She studied in India for six years. She received a degree of graduation in broadcasting program from Humber Colleg…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Priscila Uppal (born 1974 Ottawa) is a Canadian poet, novelist, and playwright. She graduated from Hillcrest High Schoolin 1993, and currently teaches literature and creative writing at York University in Toronto. In 2007, her book of poetryOntological Necessities was shortlisted for the Griffin Poe…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Born in Hyderabad, India, the oldest of six children, to a construction company proprietor, Siddiqui enjoyed what he characterizes as a secure and affectionate, "middle- to upper-class" childhood. At Osmania University in Hyderabad he earned degrees in science and journalism. In 1963, he joined the …
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Ajmer Rode is a Canadian author writing in Punjabi as well as in English. His first work was non-fiction Vishva Di Nuhar on Einstein's Relativity in dialogue form inspired by Plato's Republic. Published by the Punjabi University in 1966, the book initiated a series of university publications on popu…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Rohinton Mistry CM (born 3 July 1952) is an Indian-born Canadian who writes in English. Mistry is of Indian origin, originally from Mumbai, and currently resides in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He practises Zoroastrianism and belongs to the Parsi community. Mistry is a Neustadt International Prize for…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Tara Singh Hayer, OBC (November 15, 1936 – November 18, 1998) was anIndo-Canadian newspaper publisher who was murdered after reporting about terrorism and is recognized with provincial and national awards. Hayer was born in Paddi Jagir, a small village in Punjab, India. He emigrated to Canada in 19…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Monika Deol is a Canadian television personality. She began as a reporter for Citytv in Toronto, and later became a VJ forMuchMusic, hosting and co-producing Electric Circus from 1988 to 1996. Deol was also an entertainment specialist onCityPulse at Six, host of MuchMusic’s news shows FAX and RapidF…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Shauna Singh Baldwin (born 1962 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian-American novelist of Indian descent. Her 2000 novel What the Body Remembers won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Canadian/Caribbean Region), and her 2004 novel The Tiger Claw was nominated for the Giller Prize. She currently lives in…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001
Anita Rau Badami (born 24 September 1961) is a writer of South Asian descent living in Canada. Born in Rourkela, Odisha, India, she was educated at theUniversity of Madras and Sophia Polytechnic in Bombay. She emigrated to Canada in 1991, and earned an M.A. at the University of Calgary. Her first no…
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06.02.2016 · From yvi001