Gift a 'green' Diwali

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The festival of lights, Diwali, is round the corner. This is also the season for exchanging gifts with near and dear ones. However, today people are moving away of the usual gifts repeated year after year and taking to new ideas, like organic products, finds Maiyankini Bose

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The director of one of Toronto's top calendar events, Pride Toronto, Olivia Nuamah wants to be treated like a white male heading a company. In an exclusive interview with IBNS Canada's Suman Das and Asha Bajaj, she shares how her organisation has managed to get people to care about the LGBTQ community. Nuamah also talks about how it all started, while tracing back her roots. Excerpts:
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