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Visting India - Any gift ideas for friends and relatives.......??

giftindia: Nice info for list of gifts to buy. For some more ideas see
dsd: Another option is to go through dubai , Fly through emirates airlines and stay in dubai 1 or 2 days enjoy dubai trip and buy what ever u want at least 50% less price of canada .This way you will enjoy one more location and can buy good cheap gift items . There are lots of varieties in dubai at very chaep rate
agrasaand: I visit India almost every year . As you are going after 6 -7 years , you will be shocked by prices . However, I will suggest you to go to COSTCO & buy following. 1- Small Packets of Dry fruits 2- Packets of Choccolates 3- Branded Sun Glasses Like Rayban 4- Buy some Medical Stuff- I buy BP Instruments
geetakhanna: Since we usually plan such a visit well in advance.... What I usually do is, collect along the months..... Usually after Xmas/Valentines Day/Mothers Day etc..... They sell these wonderful gift packages like perfumes, makeup, toiletries etc for men and women.... You can get good branded stuff with a budget of $10-15.....

Gift to India

905Desi: +1 ..... used it excellently!:clap:
yanksingh: i have used "Indiatimes Shopping" few times. no complaints so far. here's a website LINK heard a good reviews about rediff shopping too.
raajen: Hi, What is the reliable website to send gifts from Canada to India? Thanks.

Indian Jewellery shops in GTA

tamilkuravan: Indian jewelry shops are located at Gerrard street and then scattered around toronto (Islington ave). Indian Jewelry shops charge a fixed amount (Gold + making+wastage+ profit). You will not know the break up. They will negotiate. Or You can try some Iranian shops on Younge (near finch). They sell 18K gold and you can negotiate the total price.
sathishbaburaj: Hello CD's I am looking to buy gold bangles for my wife.Is there any good Indian jewelry shops in and around GTA. This would be my first time to buy any gold item and I am not sure what to consider before I go to any jeweler.what are the extra charges do they charge apart from gold price.Also I would

Diwali items in Mississauga

nationaldeals: Diwali diyas, toran or other Diwali decorations can be bought locally in Mississauga Online at LINK
HAMRAHI: You can try at India Town located at south east corner of Hurontario and Dundas.
Delhite: Try any desi grocery store like Asian Food.
mississauga2: Where can I buy nice Diwali diyas, toran or other Diwali decorations in Mississauga? Thanks.

Why this site is not so active now?

Garvo Gujarati: Hello, It has been a while someone have posted. I really need people to visit this site and discuss. To me it looks like social media platforms have made people put more time on those and not on this one. This site, however have a very active classifieds section which is used by many. In order to have the discussions going on, we need to have some active members. Thanks.
uday62: Canafiandesi used to be useful and active site. Why this site is not so active now? Where they all went Fido, TK, Full-House etc

India Discussions

Canada Customs Importing a Laptop

Full House: Canada Customs Importing a Laptop _____________________________________________________ It is hard to determine how popular these brands are and the resolution of the screens and the Drivers that
brown_bear: Thanks to all who replied. I myself did a little more research on this item and here is what I found. I will be charged GST+PST on the $200. (The first $800 will be duty free) . That will be about
tamilkuravan: Febpreet ! Good one ! My experience of having been to the USA numerous times is that they first check only the trunk. If there is nothing in the trunk that was bought then they donot check the inside. As
febpreet: Or, just unwrap it, house it in a laptop bag, and show it as accompanied but not bought in States. People carry with them their laptops all the time. I carry my work laptop when visit States and on my return if being asked, tell them it's mine and carry it everywhere. Your choice.

Buying a Plot of Land for Capital Apreciation In India

meitsme: My 0.02 cents: If you have plan to use that land in future (for yourself or your close relative) or do not want to bring money back then it is different story for investment. If you are jus investing for ROI then consider exchange rate when you want to bring money back.
puttoo: Land will always appreciate in value faster then the apartments. Infact when DLF were selling land in Gurgaon in late 1990's, they also realized this. That is why then sold land in DLF Phase 1 to 3 but their Phase 4 was converted to high rise apartments.
Fido: Capital gains is 20 % adjusted to the difference in circle rates . Repartration is a gray area for me also although I feel that as long as we have apaid taxes , the money should be repartriable .
pratickm: What are the tax implications when the property is eventually sold for capital gains? Will it be taxed at the full marginal tax rate? Also, what are the options for repatriating the money to Canada?

Will the mobile from India work in Canada?

Warrior: Sometimes you may have to manually set the frequency. Almost all triband gsm phones from India had the 1900 band and you just go to the network settings inside the phone menu and select the 1900 frequency. There is no provider that uses only 850 band here in Canada, AFAIK.
Maharaj: As long as your Triband have 850/1900 - it will work everywhere here in Canada & US. But Triband phone in India won't have at least one of 850/1900. In India you need 900/1800 frequency phone. Your Triband may not work in some area if it does not support 850.
Fido: Thats true my tri band did not work here and I had to send it back.
DesiJatt: Dont know about Canada, the GSM frequencies are different in US from India. I believe you need quad band handset / instrument (& not tri-band) to work in North America. Can some one confirm this .... Thanks :cheers:

Moving Back Permanently -Is it worth Shipping products (Container) to India

soberflier: Good luck with the move...please do post here as you go about your move if you can. It would help many and provide more information to this website. You certainly have planned well. Good luck and God speed.
poorme: Is Gora Master not better than your an unknown but Gora father. Your super English and attitude towards other fellows is a TESTAMENT to that.
poorme: Hope you are not posting from , otherwise Mr Know it all will hunt you down.
sarvjits: :up: :cheers:
pendse: Are you driving a cab in Canada ? In India , I have people like you working as my maids & servants. While you are serving your Gora master. No wonder you are jealous, your childish post is a testament to that :D
poorme: You must be really very very lonely to answer your own queries. Wait till CKB replies next to GI and than ShobhaDe contributes further. You are more of a joker than anticipated. Keep it up. Dont forget to go and cry in your moms lap.

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gopalpai: Make a checklist, check whether this medicine is in your home or whether it has been recommended by your doctor... please DO NOT use it... Please Read Very Carefully - INFORM ALL YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY MEMBERS India has become a dumping ground for banned drugs; also the business for production of banned drugs is booming. Plz make sure that u buy drugs ! only if prescribed by a doctor(Also, ask which company manufactures it, this would help to ensure that u get what is prescribed at the Drug Store) and that also from a reputed drug store. Not many people know about these banned drugs and consume them causing a lot of damage to themselves. We forward Jokes and other junk all the time.... This is far more important. DANGEROUS DRUGS HAVE BEEN GLOBALLY DISCARDED BUT ARE AVAILABLE IN INDIA ....

Any review on meadowvale secondary school IBT program

sango: How is meadowvale secondary school IBT program in Mississauga? Any input would be very helpful. Tks Sangeetha


javedmemon: hi can anyone please advice where can we get passport pages translated from arabic-english for PR card renewal in Toronto, at reasonable rates? suggestions welcome thanks j.m. :(

Googles driverless car gets DMV license in Nevada

Vandematram: LINK Google’s self-driven cars will soon be appearing on Nevada roads after the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles approved on Monday the nation’s first autonomous vehicle licence. The move came after officials rode along on drives on highways, in Carson City neighbourhoods and along the famous Las Vegas Strip, the Nevada DMV said in a statement. Google’s self-driven cars rely on video cameras, radar sensors, lasers and a database of information collected from manually driven cars to help navigate, according to the company. The DMV licensed a Toyota Prius that Google modified with its experimental driver-less technology, developed by Stanford professor and Google Vice President Sebastian Thrun. Google’s self-driving cars have crossed the Golden Gate Bridge and driven along the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway, the company says. Autonomous vehicles are the “car of the future,” Nevada DMV director Bruce Breslow said in a statement.

Current situation on Housing market in GTA area, what will happen next...?

RBO: Toronto real estate prices rose 1.7% YoY in January to a new average price of $748,328. That’s good news for sellers in the GTA, however it is a big irritation for homebuyers who have lead to believe government action would benefit them and create opportunities to buy. The GTA market is still a big market and only the Montreal housing market has a chance to outperform the GTA housing market through 2020. Housing markets in Calgary and Vancouver are down significantly. We are back to about spring 2016 prices. Speculators drove the prices from 2014 onward. So many people not able to close the house deal or just walking away. The value of the home just dropped by at least $200k in some of the GTA Area. All investors outside of GTA were propping up demand cause of easy money. Many regular families bought being greedy.


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