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The mood was patriotic and upbeat at India’s Republic Day celebrations in Vancouver which took place at the Indian Consulate office downtown on Monday. See more highlights on page 11. ...

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Ravinder Singh Atwal, who was also known to family and friends as Ravi, was the man killed in the fiery crash Wednesday on Highway 99 in Delta. See story on page 3. ...

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Young South Asians Hit With The Highest New Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes A new BC study suggests while Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people in general but the number of...

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BC Civil Liberties Calls The New Police Powers Dangerous, Misguided And Unconstitutional! “Criminalizing people’s words and thoughts is misguided and won’t make Canadians any safer. We will be less free, less democratic and less...

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BC Civil Liberties Calls Harper’s New Police Powers Dangerous, Misguided And Unconstitutional! “Criminalizing people’s words and thoughts is misguided and won’t make Canadians any safer. We will be less free, less democratic and...

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RCMP Says Blown Tire Likely Cause Of Fatal Crash! Ravinder Singh Atwal, who was also known to family and friends as Ravi, was the man killed in the fiery crash Wednesday on...

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Former Notary Rashida Samji Slapped With $33 Million Fine For $100 Million Fraud Scheme CBC News Posted: Jan 21, 2015 11:49 AM PT Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015 12:31 PM PT Rashida Samji has been...

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Local photographer Amrit Grewal, the photographer behind the 9 stunning photographs that re-imagine Disney Princesses as Indian Brides photo series, said the idea originated to demonstrate how Disney can inspire multiple ethnicities’ aesthetics:...

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Conservatives have also fallen on hard times naturally due to their heavy emphasis on Alberta oil as an economic driver but which has since tanked worldwide forcing them to postpone the budget. The...

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The first suspect was described as South Asian in his mid 30’s, six feet tall with a skinny build. He had short brown hair with brown eyes, was clean shaven and had a...

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Veteran Indo-Canadian banker Inde Sumal has been appointed to ICBC’s board of directors. Sumal is the Vice President responsible for Royal Bank’s Residential Mortgage Business in British Columbia. See story on page 10. ...

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Republic Day Celebrations! »

Republic Day Celebrations! The annual Republic Day celebrations this year around the world were a special occasion with the state visit of US President Barak Obama to India and the mood...

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Happy Lohri »

Happy Lohri Parents Jagpal Singh and Kulvir Kaur Gill celebrated Lohri of their son Bhagat Singh Gill with family and friends at a party in Vancouver. Happy Lohri Parents Ravi and Jasmin...

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Punjab Is The Land Of Villages And My Village Is Pharwala (Jalandhar) »

Punjab Is The Land Of Villages And My Village Is Pharwala (Jalandhar) Nearly 80% of India’s population lives in the villages. In Punjab alone, there are close to 13,000 villages. Every village has its own unique character and speciality. Same...

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The Boy Next Door (PG) *** »

The Boy Next Door (PG) *** Hormones  have a habit of creating  havoc on teens. Shock waves engulf an otherwise normal family in The Boy Next Door. Get ready for goose bumps throughout this...

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Indo-Canadian Dominated West Coast Express To Play Ball Hockey Tournament In Czech Republic »

Indo-Canadian Dominated West Coast Express To Play Ball Hockey Tournament In Czech Republic VANCOUVER – The Indo-Canadian dominated West Coast Express ball hockey team will be departing on Monday (February 2nd) for Pilsen, Czech Republic to represent Canada in the sport...

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Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash »

Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash SURREY – An Indo-Canadian trucker from Abbotsford is dead after a fiery crash on Highway 99 which snarled traffic in Delta Wednesday morning. Sources say the dead driver is...

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CASH FOR CITIZENSHIP! »

CASH FOR CITIZENSHIP! OTTAWA – Canada began accepting applications from millionaire immigrant investors and their families on Wednesday under a pilot program to attract international investors to give the Canadian economy...

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BC Liberals Reward Surrey Mayoral Election Loser Barinder Rasode With Fraser Health Appointment »

BC Liberals Reward Surrey Mayoral Election Loser Barinder Rasode With Fraser Health Appointment SURREY – BC Liberals have rewarded Surrey mayoral election loser Barinder Rasode by appointing her to Fraser Health Board of Directors. Rasode, who was previously a City of Surrey...

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Variable Rate Customers Angry Banks Not Passing Full BOC Rate Cut »

Variable Rate Customers Angry Banks Not Passing Full BOC Rate Cut SURREY – Many customers who took a risk on a variable interest rate on their mortgage or have line of credit which are based on the Bank of...

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Britain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before MarriageBritain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before Marriage »

Britain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before MarriageBritain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before Marriage LONDON – A landmark law introduced in Britain recently that allowed people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence before getting married to...

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Second Turbaned British Sikh Welcomed To House Of Lords »

Second Turbaned British Sikh Welcomed To House Of Lords LONDON – Ranbir Singh Suri, having been created Baron Suri of Ealing, was introduced to the Upper House on October 13 2014, supported by Lord Popat and Lord...

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WSO Assists Sikh Student Barred From Wearing Kirpan In LSAT »

WSO Assists Sikh Student Barred From Wearing Kirpan In LSAT

VANCOUVER -  The World Sikh Organization of Canada has successfully assisted a Sikh student barred from wearing...

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WikiLeaks Says Google Handing Over Emails To US »

WikiLeaks Says Google Handing Over Emails To US

LONDON – WikiLeaks on Monday accused internet giant Google of handing over the emails and electronic data...

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Vancouver Port Lays Off More Than 600 Hundred Truckers, Including Hundreds Of Indo-Canadians »

Vancouver Port Lays Off More Than 600 Hundred Truckers, Including Hundreds Of Indo-Canadians

A Facebook message from hundreds of Indo-Canadian truckers is calling on the community to come to a...

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Indo-Canadian Among Four Arrested In Weapons Related Crime In Calgary »

Indo-Canadian Among Four Arrested In Weapons Related Crime In Calgary

CALGARY – The Calgary Police Guns and Gangs Unit has arrested four men, including an Indo-Canadian, in...

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Obama Rightly Warned India On Religious Freedom, Say Sikh Bodies »

Obama Rightly Warned India On Religious Freedom, Say Sikh Bodies

AMRITSAR – The American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) welcomed US President Barack Obama’s statement on Article 25...

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India Will Succeed As Long As It Is Not Splintered Along Religious Lines, Says Obama »

India Will Succeed As Long As It Is Not Splintered Along Religious Lines, Says Obama

NEW DELHI – Making a strong pitch for religious tolerance, US President Barack Obama said every person...

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Bright Young Indo-American Woman Killed By Street Racers »

Bright Young Indo-American Woman Killed By Street Racers

SAN JOSE – Friends, family and strangers are mourning the loss of a young woman caught up...

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Rare Arterial Disease Suddenly Takes A Promising Sikh-Canadian Jiu Jitsu Champ »

Rare Arterial Disease Suddenly Takes A Promising Sikh-Canadian Jiu Jitsu Champ

Ekjot Singh Swagh, a promising athlete in Jiu-Jitsu from Brampton Ontario, died last weekend in California where...

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Dr. Bains Creates Sixth Multimedia Sikh Museum, Given Lifetime Achievement Award »

Dr. Bains Creates Sixth Multimedia Sikh Museum, Given Lifetime Achievement Award

World’s 6th Multimedia Sikh Museum Unveiled at Sabhraon by the Jathedar of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib! JALANDHAR –...

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The 49th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon 2015 Takes Place On Valentine’s Weekend »

The 49th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon 2015 Takes Place On Valentine’s Weekend

BURNABY- The 49th annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon airs February 14 and 15, 2015 on Global...

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Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade »

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

BC Civil Liberties Calls Harper’s New Police Powers Dangerous, Misguided And Unconstitutional! “Criminalizing people’s words and thoughts...

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Young South Asians Hit With The Highest New Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes »

Young South Asians Hit With The Highest New Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes

DIABETES EPIDEMIC! A new BC study suggests while Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people...

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India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily »

India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily

By Sawraj Singh I was asked to be a part of a panel on a Television news...

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Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash »

Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash

RCMP Says Blown Tire Likely Cause Of Fatal Crash! Ravinder Singh Atwal, who was also known...

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India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily »

By Sawraj Singh I was asked to be a part of a panel on a Television news channel to discuss Obama’s visit to India. I said that while it is important that India should have good relations with America, yet India should keep in mind that its policies of non-alignment, friendship with Russia, and opening...

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India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily

Apple Profit Hits Record $18 Billion On iPhone 6 Sales »

NEW YORK – Apple made more money in the last quarter than ever before, by selling more of its costliest iPhones ever. And it’s not about to ease up — Apple Watch is shipping out in April. The Cupertino, California-based company sold 34,000 iPhones (6 and 6 plus) every hour, posting a net profit of $18.0...

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Apple Profit Hits Record $18 Billion On iPhone 6 Sales

UK Town Honours Legendary Sikh Fighter Pilot Mahinder Singh Pujji With Statue »

LONDON – A statue of the longest surviving fighter pilot from a group of 24 Indians who arrived in Britain in 1940 has been unveiled in Kent. Sqn Ldr Mahinder Singh Pujji arrived in Britain in 1940 and died at the age of 92 in Gravesend in 2010. The statue is intended to represent all the...

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UK Town Honours Legendary Sikh Fighter Pilot Mahinder Singh Pujji With Statue

Star Neeson Still The Main Draw In Tired Shoot-Em Up, Kidnap And Chase Actioner »

By Alan Samuel Do yourself a favour and forget what critics say about anything. Instead ask a friend for advice on a book, a travel destination – or a movie. Smart people should discard stupid reviews given by self-serving elitist politically  correct small-minded so-called film  critics and decide for themselves the likability of Taken 3. Action ...

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Star Neeson Still The Main Draw In Tired Shoot-Em Up, Kidnap And Chase Actioner

India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily »

By Sawraj Singh I was asked to be a part of a panel on a Television news channel to discuss Obama’s visit to India. I said that while it is important that India should have good relations with America, yet India should keep in mind that its policies of non-alignment, friendship with Russia, and opening up...

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India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily

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India’s Image Has Improved, Says MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga

India’s Image Has Improved, Says MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga »

NEW DELHI – With President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two crucial back-to-back meets on Monday with top CEOs from India and the US, Ajay Banga, chairman of...

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Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade »

BC Civil Liberties Calls Harper’s New Police Powers Dangerous, Misguided And Unconstitutional! “Criminalizing people’s words and thoughts is misguided and won’t make Canadians any safer. We will be less free,...

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Young South Asians Hit With The Highest New Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes »

Young South Asians Hit With The Highest New Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes

DIABETES EPIDEMIC! A new BC study suggests while Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people in general but the number...

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India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily »

India Should Have Balanced Relations With America, Russia, and China Or It Will Cost Them Heavily

By Sawraj Singh I was asked to be a part of a panel on a Television news channel to discuss Obama’s visit...

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Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash »

Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash

RCMP Says Blown Tire Likely Cause Of Fatal Crash! Ravinder Singh Atwal, who was also known to family and friends as...

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Beri Good Release! »

Beri Good Release!

Businessman and music lover Jagdev Singh Dhaliwal, aka Jagga Tussianwala (owner of Dhoom and Dhaliwal Banquet Hall) and producer Sukh Brar held...

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Sunny Leone to play Mamta Kulkarni? »

Sunny Leone to play Mamta Kulkarni?

Mamta Kulkarni has always been a figure shrouded in mystery. After her heady success in the film industry where she worked with...

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Indo-Canadian Teen Karan Aujla Making Waves In Punjabi Music World

Indo-Canadian Teen Karan Aujla Making Waves In Punjabi Music World »

Karan Aujla, the grade eleven Burnaby South student, has scored a number of hits.  Known for his writing talent his latest hit “Range” sung by Jassi Gill has become the...

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