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Ottawa: Bardish Chaggar, the federal Minister of Small Business and Tourism, has been appointed Leader of the Government in the House of Commons – the first woman in Canadian history to be appointed...

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New Delhi: The Indian government’s “Sikh blacklist” that has been in existence since the peak of the Khalistan issue in the 1980s is heading towards being eliminated, according to the Indian Home Ministry. It...

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What parents, others need to do By Balwant Sanghera “SURREY DRUGS COPS CAP GUN PLAY” (The Province newspaper, August 9, 2016) Doesn’t this front-page headline in one of Vancouver’s major daily newspapers take you back to...

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Were planning to shoot up two Surrey houses Surrey: Surrey Mounties have nabbed six young South Asian men for allegedly planning to shoot up two houses in the city. The arrests are part of the...

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In the short term at least, it appears that the B.C. government’s new 15-per-cent tax on foreign home buyers is dampening the market in a hurry. Real estate deals are reportedly collapsing due...

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India has a US$2-trillion economy, and a consumer base totalling 1.3 billion people. It is now Asia’s third-largest economy, and together with China, projected to become one of the world’s two biggest economies...

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Subhed: New measure described as easy to sidestep Photo 1: A Vancouver home . . . foreign buyers blamed for skyrocketing prices. Photo 2: BC Premier Christy Clark . . . under pressure to act. ...

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Subhed: Latest fatality a young man with no criminal links Photo: Sean Pasha (left) was injured and Jatinder Sandhu (right) killed in the July 23 shooting. Surrey: The bullets continue to fly...

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The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Rakhra, Rami Kahlon, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler,...

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The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler, Steve Dhillon,...

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Vivek Sharma, the owner of a Pizza Pizza in Winnipeg, said a customer posted a video to Facebook that accused the restaurant of having a camera in the bathroom, reported CTV News. The...

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Elephant rescued from floods dies »

Elephant rescued from floods dies A wild elephant that was rescued last week after travelling hundreds of miles from home has died. It had been swept away in strong river currents during floods in...

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Mandir to celebrate Janamashtmi »

Mandir to celebrate Janamashtmi The Lakshmi Narayan Mandir at 8321-140 Street in Surrey will be holding the Shri Krishan Janamashtmi Celebration on Thursday, August 25. Shri Krishan Janamashtmi marks the celebration of the birth of Lord Sri Krishna....

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Fancy meeting you here! »

Fancy meeting you here! Former federal Liberal cabinet Minister Herb Dhaliwal, former BC NDP cabinet Minister Moe Sihota, and retired Canadian diplomat Bhupinder S. Liddar, at a reception in Vancouver recently for...

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The colours of Teeyan »

The colours of Teeyan If it is summer, it is time for festivals of colour – and festivals don’t come any more colourful than Punjabi Teeyan get-togethers, as women don their most...

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Toronto student’s detention extended »

Toronto student’s detention extended In a T-shirt emblazoned with a red maple leaf, Tahmid Khan was led to a Bangladeshi court Saturday, where a judge authorized police to continue holding the University of Toronto...

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Job fair a ‘mega’ success »

Job fair a ‘mega’ success Surrey: Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society’s (PICS) signature annual event, 9th Mega Job Fair and Business Expo, became one of the largest job fairs in Metro Vancouver after...

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Tech mogul jailed one year »

Tech mogul jailed one year Tech mogul jailed one yearGurbaksh Chahal, a Silicon Valley technology mogul who pleaded guilty to assault after police say he punched and kicked his girlfriend 117 times, was...

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The ‘filmi’ song that never was »

The ‘filmi’ song that never was Do you know that Asha Bhosle won the Filmfare Best Singer award of 1974 for a playback song that did not figure in the movie at all? The award...

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‘Anti-India’ slogans net charge for Amnesty »

‘Anti-India’ slogans net charge for Amnesty Police in India have registered a sedition case against Amnesty India after some people allegedly raised “anti-India” slogans at its event. The rights group said its event in Bangalore...

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India sets terms for Kashmir talks »

India sets terms for Kashmir talks New Delhi: India has laid out the conditions on the basis of which, it clarified, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has expressed his willingness to travel to Islamabad to...

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Pipeline to carry Indian gas to Bangladesh, Myanmar »

Pipeline to carry Indian gas to Bangladesh, Myanmar As part of the Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for the north-eastern region, India would lay the pipeline connecting Sitwe in Myanmar, Chittagong in Bangladesh, and most north-eastern states and...

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Nihang-bhang ties under threat »

Nihang-bhang ties under threat

Even warriors have a soft spot: in the case of a section of Nihangs, it is ‘panj...

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India Independence Day celebrated in BC »

India Independence Day celebrated in BC

The 70th Independence Day of India was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour by the Indian...

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Surrey woman, 68, missing »

Surrey woman, 68, missing

Surrey RCMP is re-appealing to the public for assistance in locating a missing female. Maya Kaur SINGH...

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Large number of shipping jobs projected »

Large number of shipping jobs projected

Vancouver: Driving past a port in Metro Vancouver, Victoria or Prince Rupert, it might seem as though...

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Sajjan concludes Africa trip »

Sajjan concludes Africa trip

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan has concluded his visit to Africa in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Tech’s impact on jobs a concern: Poll »

Tech’s impact on jobs a concern: Poll

Nearly two-in-three Canadians believe new and developing technologies will eliminate more jobs than they’ll create, but have these predictions...

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‘Park’ it in Surrey »

‘Park’ it in Surrey

Surrey: One of the perks of living in British Columbia is that adventure is always waiting right...

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Ashton offers career ladders »

Ashton offers career ladders

Vancouver: Ashton College, a major career-training institution in Vancouver, held an open house on Friday, Aug. 12. Founded...

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Indian delegation on ‘power’ trip »

Indian delegation on ‘power’ trip

A delegation of Indian public and private sector companies explored opportunities for business and collaboration in the ‪Sustainable...

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25 youths attend WSO leadership event »

25 youths attend WSO leadership event

Ottawa: The World Sikh Organization of Canada held its second annual  Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) in...

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Balochistan ‘red line’ crossed: Pak »

Balochistan ‘red line’ crossed: Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan said Prime Minister Narendra Modi crossed the “red line” by talking about Balochistan and asserted...

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Kejriwal for Punjab CM? »

Kejriwal for Punjab CM?

Arvind Kejriwal’s short political career has been full of dramatic plunges, shifts and changes. He could now be...

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Wily Anjem finally blundered »

Wily Anjem finally blundered

For 20 years, Anjem Choudary stood on street corners, in shopping precincts, outside mosques, embassies and police...

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Anjem Choudary convicted »

Anjem Choudary convicted

London: One of the UK’s most notorious radical clerics has been convicted of inviting others to support...

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Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy »

April 11 Was A Great Day For The Entire South Asian Community And May 18 Will Be An Even Greater Day! By Balwant Sanghera Thanks to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government that a dark chapter in Canadian history will finally have a closure on May 18. Monday, April 11 was a great day for the...

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Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy

Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation »

The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler, Steve Dhillon, Corinna Rennie, Gelsey Wong, Rahul Singh, Nikki Wallins, Dave Dillon, Rashi Grewal, Chris Walters, Raj Toora, Sangeeta Wylie, Robert Leaf, Jagdish Binning...

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Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation

Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation »

The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler, Steve Dhillon, Corinna Rennie, Gelsey Wong, Rahul Singh, Nikki Wallins, Dave Dillon, Rashi Grewal, Chris Walters, Raj Toora, Sangeeta Wylie, Robert Leaf, Jagdish Binning...

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Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation

Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation »

The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler, Steve Dhillon, Corinna Rennie, Gelsey Wong, Rahul Singh, Nikki Wallins, Dave Dillon, Rashi Grewal, Chris Walters, Raj Toora, Sangeeta Wylie, Robert Leaf, Jagdish Binning...

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Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation

Punjabis world’s unhealthiest people? »

By Dr. Sawraj Singh I have had the opportunity to visit many countries and regions of the world.  I lived in America for more than forty years. America is like a miniature version of the world. There are communities from every country and region living in America. Therefore, I had opportunities to interact with almost all...

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Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation

Canadian Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover To Star In Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s The Fusion Generation »

The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha...

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Air Canada And YVR Join BCIBN As  Patron Sponsors

Air Canada And YVR Join BCIBN As Patron Sponsors »

VANCOUVER – The BC-India Business Network heartily welcomed Air Canada and YVR as a Patron sponsors for BCIBN! In recognition of Air Canada as BCIBN’s official airline and of their new...

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Salman acquittal to be appealed

Salman acquittal to be appealed »

Jaipur: The Rajasthan Government on Tuesday said it would file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the High Court’s decision acquitting actor Salman Khan in two cases of chinkara...

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