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According to an order posted on the council’s website, Ryan Rana admitted he didn’t take the test himself after he was confronted with a discrepancy between a passport photo shown at the exam...

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Well known Punjabi singer Satinder Sartaj received special honours courtesy of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during Vaisakhi celebrations in Ottawa this week. See highlights on page 44. ...

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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...

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Deputy Calgary Police Chief Sat Parhar is in charge of the Bureau of Specialized Investigations, which is the area responsible for organized crime, intelligence, and anti-corruption. CALGARY – The Indo-Canadian Deputy Chief of Police...

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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...

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Following a guilty plea by Surrey-based ex-soccer coach Kuldip “Kelly” Singh Mahal in early January in Seattle District court, Mahal was sentenced Tuesday to 7 years in jail for seeking sex with a...

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Indo-Canadian pioneer Jack Uppal has made history posthumously by becoming the first South Asian in history to get a Vancouver city street named after him. See story on page 9. ...

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BC Shovelled $11 Million To The Awards Organizers In 2013! The LINK wrote extensively on this issue and the subsequent election, which brought Clark and the BC Liberals a majority government despite the NDP...

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Following a guilty plea by Surrey-based ex-soccer coach Kuldip “Kelly” Singh Mahal in early January in Seattle District court, Mahal was sentenced Tuesday to 7 years in jail for seeking sex with...

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The other NRI Sikhs who will now not face any visa restrictions from the Indian Government, post their delisting are — Satbir Singh Bhullar, Satnam Singh Johl, Gian Singh Sandhu, Daljit Singh Sekhon,...

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Robinder Virk’s body was found in South Delta, a victim of murde. SURREY – An Indo-Canadian man who went missing in Surrey in January was found murdered at a home in South Delta in...

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Indo-Canadian Realtor Admits He Didn’t Write His Real-Estate Exam »

Indo-Canadian Realtor Admits He Didn’t Write His Real-Estate Exam According to an order posted on the council’s website, Ryan Rana admitted he didn’t take the test himself after he was confronted with a discrepancy between a passport...

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More Than 200 Deaths From Fentanyl Overdoses Forces BC To Become The First Province To Declare Public Health Emergency »

More Than 200 Deaths From Fentanyl Overdoses Forces BC To Become The First Province To Declare Public Health Emergency By Raghbir Singh Bains British Columbia has become the first province in Canada to declare a public health emergency after a dramatic increase in the number of overdose deaths...

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Bridal Fashion Week »

Bridal Fashion Week Designers Parvesh-Jai fronted Bridal Fashion Week made a timid debut this weekend that brought some top designers from India and locally together for a three day shindig. There...

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British PM Lauds Contributions Of Sikhs To Britain On Baisakhi »

British PM Lauds Contributions Of Sikhs To Britain On Baisakhi LONDON – Prime Minister David Cameron lauded the special contribution of Sikhs to British life through their hard work and entrepreneurial spirit, as he wished the community members...

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British Royals Meet Young Entrepreneurs During Mumbai Visit »

British Royals Meet Young Entrepreneurs During Mumbai Visit MUMBAI – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, wrapped up their two-day Mumbai trip by interacting with budding young Indian entrepreneurs...

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Promod Puri Offers A Refreshing Look At Hinduism From A Very Personal View »

Promod Puri Offers A Refreshing Look At Hinduism From A Very Personal View HINDUISM: Beyond Rituals,Customs and Traditions By Acharya S.P. Dwivedi In his book HINDUISM: Beyond Rituals, Customs and Traditions, distinguished South Asian journalist and prolific essayist Promod Puri has tried...

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Indo-Canadian Scientist And His Team Aim To Create “Smart Cement“ »

Indo-Canadian Scientist And His Team Aim To Create “Smart Cement“ Dr. Rishi Gupta Of University Of Victoria Aims To Extend Lifespan Of Buildings And Structures! Civil Engineering Prof. Rishi Gupta says his research has two primary areas of focus...

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MENTAL HEALTH AND WAISAKHI! »

MENTAL HEALTH AND WAISAKHI! Spirituality Can Be A Great Healer For Mental Health By Dr. Kala Singh On Waisakhi day Guru Gobind Singh Ji completed the work started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji of...

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NDP Seeks Police Investigation Of New Coast Realty »

NDP Seeks Police Investigation Of New Coast Realty VICTORIA – The BC New Democrats have written to the Chief of the Vancouver Police Department to ask the police force to investigate allegations of organized fraud within...

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Ungrateful Robert Vadra Says: “I Didn’t Need Wife Priyanka’s Help To Enhance My Life” »

Ungrateful Robert Vadra Says: “I Didn’t Need Wife Priyanka’s Help To Enhance My Life” The ruling Gandhi dynasty’s only son-in-law Robert Vadra, whose land deals are being probed in the BJP-ruled states of Haryana and Rajasthan, told news agency ANI that he...

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Ross Street Gurdwara Registration Is In Full Swing As It Prepares For New Elections »

Ross Street Gurdwara Registration Is In Full Swing As It Prepares For New Elections VANCOUVER – The Ross Gurdwara registration is in full swing as the temple prepares for a new election this year. While most enrollment issues were resolved by the courts...

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Indo-Canadian Realtor Admits He Didn’t Write His Real-Estate Exam »

Indo-Canadian Realtor Admits He Didn’t Write His Real-Estate Exam

According to an order posted on the council’s website, Ryan Rana admitted he didn’t take the test...

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AMBEDKAR’S INDIA: An Unfinished Quest For Equality »

AMBEDKAR’S INDIA: An Unfinished Quest For Equality

Excerpts from Dr BR Ambedkar’s last speech in the Constituent Assembly MY mind is so full of the...

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India To Open It’s Bases To US Warships, Planes »

India To Open It’s Bases To US Warships, Planes

NEW DELHI – American aircraft and warships will soon be able to access Indian military bases and...

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16-Year-Old Indo-American Invents Low-Cost Hearing Aid »

16-Year-Old Indo-American Invents Low-Cost Hearing Aid

HOUSTON – A 16-year-old Indo-American boy has created a low-cost hearing aid costing USD 60 to help...

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Young Indo-Canadian Man Latest Murder Victim In Calgary »

Young Indo-Canadian Man Latest Murder Victim In Calgary

Harsimran Singh Birdi, 20, was identified by city police as the victim of homicide a day after...

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Surrey-Based Jugpreet Bajwa Stealing Hearts! »

Surrey-Based Jugpreet Bajwa Stealing Hearts!

Surrey-based singer Jugpreet Bajwa is stealing hearts in India, including Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s heart with...

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Vaisakhi On The Hill! »

Vaisakhi On The Hill!

A large contingent of locals from Surrey jointed Liberal MPs Randeep Sarai and Sukh Dhaliwal in Ottawa...

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Deceased Dalit Activist Rohith Vemula’s Mother, Brother To Embrace Buddhism »

Deceased Dalit Activist Rohith Vemula’s Mother, Brother To Embrace Buddhism

The initiation of Rohith’s brother Raja and mother Radhika into Buddhism will be organised in Mumbai by...

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Rotary Fundraiser! »

Rotary Fundraiser!

The Fraserview Rotary Club held a special fundraising dinner in Vancouver last weekend which brought out the...

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Satinder Sartaj Honoured By PM Trudeau »

Satinder Sartaj Honoured By PM Trudeau

Well known Punjabi singer Satinder Sartaj received special honours courtesy of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during...

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India’s FM Jaitley Says US Visa Fee Hike Discriminatory, Targets Indian IT Firms »

India’s FM Jaitley Says US Visa Fee Hike Discriminatory, Targets Indian IT Firms

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley speaks at Carnegie Endowment on the sidelines of 2016 Spring Summit of...

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Vaisakhi Mela! »

Vaisakhi Mela!

Vaisakhi Mela show in Abbotsford t featuring Punjabi artists like Sarbjit Cheema, Ravinder Grewal, Zora Randhawa, Harjit...

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Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade Goes Green for 2016 »

Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade Goes Green for 2016

VANCOUVER – The Khalsa Diwan Society (Ross Street) is working together with Vancity Credit Union to make...

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WSO Welcomes Komagata Maru Apology »

WSO Welcomes Komagata Maru Apology

TORONTO – The World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomes the official apology by the Office of the...

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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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India’s Pet Trade Goes Online, Poised For Big Jump »

When Satish Cadabom recently brought a pair of Korean Dosa Mastiff pups, it hit the headlines — for the Rs 2 crore he shelled out for them. He spends another Rs 30,000 a month on food and care. “Expensive breeds are in high demand,” said Satish, who has been a dog breeder for 20 years,...

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India’s Pet Trade Goes Online, Poised For Big Jump

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 Uses Hockey To Connect A Racial Divide »

By Alan Samuel Thoughtful and provoking is Across the Line. Prepare to be sad and sorry for the youngsters depicted in this wise portrait from Red Eye Media. Hopeful lessons will be learned by all those who take in this drama at Landmark Cinemas New Westminster, Surrey Guildford and Esplanade in North Vancouver. Vancouver, by many, is...

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Canadian Film Uses Hockey To Connect A Racial Divide

Vaisakhi Signifies Love, Multi-Gaith Harmony And Equality »

More efforts be made to spread the universal message of Vaisakhi. By Gian Singh Kotli Baisakhi or Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi got its name from the month of Vaisakh of the Bikrami year in India. It is celebrated in Punjab and several other northern states on 1st day of Vaisakh which usually coincides with 13th day...

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Vaisakhi Signifies Love, Multi-Gaith Harmony And Equality

Vaisakhi Signifies Love, Multi-Gaith Harmony And Equality »

More efforts be made to spread the universal message of Vaisakhi. By Gian Singh Kotli Baisakhi or Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi got its name from the month of Vaisakh of the...

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Designers Parvesh-Jai Bringing Bollywood And South Asian Fashion To Inaugural Bridal Fashion Week

Designers Parvesh-Jai Bringing Bollywood And South Asian Fashion To Inaugural Bridal Fashion Week »

The three-day fashion extravaganza is the brain-child of designers Parvesh-Jai, who recently opened their fashion boutique in Surrey. By R. Paul Dhillon VANCOUVER – Vancouver will be dazzled with a spectacular...

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