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A BHANGRA Experience Not To Be Missed! Bhangralicious features a unique mixture of commentary and music from 13 of the top names in the international Bhangra music, including Chamkila, Gurdas Maan, Babbu Mann, Jazzy...

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Asked For Proof – She Plays Stupid And Says Don’t Worry, It’s Just “Inside Baseball”! Premier Christy Clark accused the NDP of criminally hacking her party’s website, but she quickly backed off as she...

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TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with accomplished stage actor Munish Sharma as...

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Jaswant Singh Gill is accused of killing his wife Gurpreet Gillin 2006 and an acquaintance in 1994. Gurpreet Gill disappeared in 2006. Her remains were identified in 2013. The prosecution say they...

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Surrey RCMP say the latest gangland murder in Surrey is believed to be targeted. The victim in the latest shooting in Surrey has been identified as 22 year old Karanpartap Waraich, whose family...

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s holiday with the Aga Khan — a family friend, noted philanthropist and hereditary spiritual leader to the world’s approximately 15 million Ismaili Muslims — bears closer scrutiny, ethics commissioner...

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The fact still remains that financial success of immigrant communities belongs to men, just as it did in their native countries. Women are engaged in various employments but only as an employee or...

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Surrey’s own Indo-Canadian National Hockey League player Jujhar Khaira scored his first goal in the NHL and it turned out to be the winner as the Khaira’s Edmonton Oilers defeated the Arizona Coyotes...

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Mister India, aka Rish Koya, wrestled the biggest match of his career at the All Star Wrestling Heavyweight Championship last Friday night at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds and he is now your winner and...

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The bodies of Navdeep Sidhu and and Harman Mangat, both in their early 20s, were found in a southeast neighbourhood Wednesday afternoon. EDMONTON - Two Indo-Canadian men from BC who were well known to...

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It was great to see people like R. Paul Dhillon, the prominent film maker and long-time editor of The Link. As a matter of fact, Dhillon and The Link as well as The...

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Sikhs Follow Annual Valentine Tradition Of Delivering Care Packages To Women’s Shelters »

Sikhs Follow Annual Valentine Tradition Of Delivering Care Packages To Women’s Shelters OTTAWA -  For the fourth year in a row, Sikhs across Canada, in partnership with the World Sikh Organization of Canada, joined to take part in the One...

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Valentine’s Day Celebrations! »

Valentine’s Day Celebrations! There were many parties around town celebrating Valentine’s Day and our trooper of a photographer Chandra Bodalia got to many of them despite his health woes. Hope Cupid...

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TRUMP ERA RACISM: Indo-American NASA Scientist Detained, Forced To Unlock Phone At US Border »

TRUMP ERA RACISM: Indo-American NASA Scientist Detained, Forced To Unlock Phone At US Border Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, said in a post on social media that US Customs and Border Protection officers wanted his cell phone and password — before they would let...

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Trudeau Schools Trump At White House Meet On Trade, Immigration »

Trudeau Schools Trump At White House Meet On Trade, Immigration WASHINGTON – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at the White House Monday for talks on  trade and immigration with his political polar opposite, President Donald Trump. And...

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NDP’s Horgan Says Throne speech Fails Every Day Families »

NDP’s Horgan Says Throne speech Fails Every Day Families VICTORIA— The problems that British Columbians have with Christy Clark’s government weren’t solved by her latest throne speech says New Democrat Leader John Horgan. “For too long Christy Clark...

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Maninder Braich Identified As The Victim Found Dead In South Vancouver Last Week »

Maninder Braich Identified As The Victim Found Dead In South Vancouver Last Week SOUTH VANCOUVER – Vancouver police has identified Maninder Singh Braich as the victim of city’s third homicide of 2017 after he was found injured but died shortly after...

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Sikh Coalition Circulates Advisory To Deal With Trump’s Travel Ban »

Sikh Coalition Circulates Advisory To Deal With Trump’s Travel Ban WASHINGTON – In view of the Trump administration’s discriminatory immigration order, the Sikh Coalition– a community-based organisation that defends Sikh civil rights– has issued an advisory in the...

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Sikh Band Wins Grammy For Best New Age Album »

Sikh Band Wins Grammy For Best New Age Album LOS ANGELES – The Santa Monica-based trio White Sun, a new age band headed by Jogi Bhajan-follower Sikhs, has a curious, only-in-L.A. back story, having been co-founded by...

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Sacramento Mayors Laud Sikhs For Helping Oroville Dam Evacuees »

Sacramento Mayors Laud Sikhs For Helping Oroville Dam Evacuees SACRAMENTO – Gurdwaras in California have offered shelter to thousands of evacuees of Yuba City following fears of Oroville Dam collapsing. Security guards, teachers, farmers and other members of...

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“Debt” Graffiti On Ross Gurdwara Wall »

“Debt” Graffiti On Ross Gurdwara Wall Someone spray painted “Debt” graffiti on the Ross Gurdwara wall but the opponents of the Sikhs’ oldest Gurdwara are cautioning against damaging the property of the temple and...

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Rolls-Royce Reports Biggest Loss In Its History »

Rolls-Royce Reports Biggest Loss In Its History LONDON – British luxury carmakers Rolls-Royce on Tuesday reported a record loss of £4.6 billion ($5.7 billion), the biggest in the company’s history. The loss included a £4.4 billion...

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30 Million Chinese Men May End Up Single By 2030, Says researcher »

30 Million Chinese Men May End Up Single By 2030, Says researcher

BEIJING – About 30 million Chinese men will have to look for brides outside China in the...

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Air India “Patsy”, “Scapegoat” Inderjit Singh Reyat Released From Halfway House »

Air India “Patsy”, “Scapegoat” Inderjit Singh Reyat Released From Halfway House

VANCOUVER – Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person the RCMP and the Canadian legal system could find...

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Over 1000 School Students Expected To Dance Against Bullying At North Delta Flash Mob Event »

Over 1000 School Students Expected To Dance Against Bullying At North Delta Flash Mob Event

NORTH DELTA – Bringing attention to the cause against bullying, a flash mob of over 1000 students...

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Study Criticizing Religious Freedoms In India By Pakistani Author Criticized By Rightwing Hindu American Foundation »

Study Criticizing Religious Freedoms In India By Pakistani Author Criticized By Rightwing Hindu American Foundation

WASHINGTON – The United States Commission for International Religious Freedom sponsored study critical of India and the...

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Book “Harf Adhoore” Launched At Gathering Of South Asian Writers »

Book “Harf Adhoore” Launched At Gathering Of South Asian Writers

The “Harf Adhoore”, a collection of stories written by Harish Masand was launched in a selected gathering...

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South Asian Cook Gets Her Revnge After Burger King Fires Her For Taking 50 Cents Worth Of Food »

South Asian Cook Gets Her Revnge After Burger King Fires Her For Taking 50 Cents Worth Of Food

VANCOUVER – An South Asian woman who worked for Burger King for nearly 25 years has been...

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Canada May Benefit In Recruiting Indian Techies Amidst Trump Ban »

Canada May Benefit In Recruiting Indian Techies Amidst Trump Ban

South Asian Cook Gets Her Revnge After Burger King Fires Her For Taking 50 Cents Worth Of...

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Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen Continues It’s Mission Of Serving Humanity »

Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen Continues It’s Mission Of Serving Humanity

NEW WESTMINSTER – After years of humbly serving the needs of those individuals in the poorest and...

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Home Sales Get A Reality Check As Real-Estate Market Gets Back To Normal »

Home Sales Get A Reality Check As Real-Estate Market Gets Back To Normal

VANCOUVER – BC’s booming real-estate market has been slowing of late and with the sales continuing to...

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Modi Era Overseas Indian Government Officials Visit Sikh Gurdwaras In Canada Which Were Previously Shunned By Senior Consul Officials »

Modi Era Overseas Indian Government Officials Visit Sikh Gurdwaras In Canada Which Were Previously Shunned By Senior Consul Officials

TORONTO – Last week, a senior Indian diplomat visited the Ontario Khalsa Darbar, better known as the...

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Top Scotland Yard Award For Indo-British Cop »

Top Scotland Yard Award For Indo-British Cop

LONDON – Shand Panesar, an Indian-origin constable with Scotland Yard, has been awarded this year’s Outstanding Bravery...

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Indo-British Surgeon Banned From Practising Over Love Letter To Patient »

Indo-British Surgeon Banned From Practising Over Love Letter To Patient

LONDON – An Indian-origin surgeon has been banned from practising medicine after a UK medical tribunal found...

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Almost 50% Of Married Couples In Japan Don’t Have Sex: Survey »

Almost 50% Of Married Couples In Japan Don’t Have Sex: Survey

TOKYO – A new survey by the Japan family planning association found that nearly half of married...

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Khalistani And Pro-Pakistan Kashmiri Groups In Canada Form Alliance To Take On The Indian Government »

Khalistani And Pro-Pakistan Kashmiri Groups In Canada Form Alliance To Take On The Indian Government

TORONTO – Canadian-based political activists of the Sikh-independent homeland seeker Khalistanis and pro-Pakistan Kashmiri groups have formed...

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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

65% Indian Startup Leaders Believe The Sector Is In A Tech Bubble »

MUMBAI – Nearly 65% of startup executives and founders believe that the Indian startups are in a technology bubble, while 18 per cent feel that the bubble was close to bursting soon, a study by venture debt and specialty lending business, InnoVen Capital, said. The India Startup Outlook Report 2017 highlights the perspective with responses from...

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65% Indian Startup Leaders Believe The Sector Is In A Tech Bubble

Writer-Director-Producer R. Paul Dhillon’s Music Series BHANGRALICIOUS To Air Across Canada In February-March On OMNI Television »

A BHANGRA Experience Not To Be Missed! Bhangralicious features a unique mixture of commentary and music from 13 of the top names in the international Bhangra music, including Chamkila, Gurdas Maan, Babbu Mann, Jazzy B., Miss Pooja, Harbhajan Mann, Amrinder Gill, Sukshinder Shinda, Malkit Singh, Delhi 2 Dublin, Shin-DCS, Jassi Sidhu and Dal Hothi (Dal-Dil-Vog). Bhangralicious...

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Writer-Director-Producer R. Paul Dhillon’s Music Series BHANGRALICIOUS To Air Across Canada In February-March On OMNI Television

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut »

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with accomplished stage actor Munish Sharma as the male lead Jag Dhaliwal and rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Singh Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler,...

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Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut

Putin Is The Most Powerful Leader In The World »

There seems to be a universal consensus that Putin is the most powerful leader in the world today. However, Putin is more than a political leader he has in a way re civilized the world. The western capitalists had hijacked the western civilization and turned it against its own foundation. Christianity laid the foundation of...

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Putin Is The Most Powerful Leader In The World

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Canada May Benefit In Recruiting Indian Techies Amidst Trump Ban

Canada May Benefit In Recruiting Indian Techies Amidst Trump Ban »

South Asian Cook Gets Her Revnge After Burger King Fires Her For Taking 50 Cents Worth Of Food TORONTO – Indo-Canadian tech leaders say the controversial visa and travel restrictions imposed...

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Writer-Director-Producer R. Paul Dhillon’s Music Series BHANGRALICIOUS To Air Across Canada In February-March On OMNI Television

Writer-Director-Producer R. Paul Dhillon’s Music Series BHANGRALICIOUS To Air Across Canada In February-March On OMNI Television »

A BHANGRA Experience Not To Be Missed! Bhangralicious features a unique mixture of commentary and music from 13 of the top names in the international Bhangra music, including Chamkila, Gurdas Maan,...

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Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut »

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys,...

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OBITUARY – Marcel Prud’homme »

OBITUARY – Marcel Prud’homme

November 30, 1934 – January 25, 2017 By Bhupinder S. Liddar Marcel Prud’homme was a giant – not only in personal physique, but in...

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Indo-Canadian Man Accused Of Killing Two People Finally Stands Trial »

Indo-Canadian Man Accused Of Killing Two People Finally Stands Trial

Jaswant Singh Gill is accused of killing his wife Gurpreet Gillin 2006 and an acquaintance in 1994. Gurpreet Gill disappeared in...

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Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut »

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys,...

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Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Documentary Moe Sihota: Feared And Desired To Be Shown At Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival »

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Documentary Moe Sihota: Feared And Desired To Be Shown At Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

Opening Night Of VISAFF To Premier Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover’s New Film BADMAN! VANCOUVER – Award-winning Surey-based journalist (editor of the LINK) and...

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Writer-Director-Producer R. Paul Dhillon’s Music Series BHANGRALICIOUS To Air Across Canada In February-March On OMNI Television

Writer-Director-Producer R. Paul Dhillon’s Music Series BHANGRALICIOUS To Air Across Canada In February-March On OMNI Television »

A BHANGRA Experience Not To Be Missed! Bhangralicious features a unique mixture of commentary and music from 13 of the top names in the international Bhangra music, including Chamkila, Gurdas Maan,...

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