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South Asian Community Says Thank You Mr. Trudeau And All Those Who Struggled To Get Justice For The Victims, Including Moe Sihota The First Indo-Canadian Politician To Raise The Apology Issue! Prime Minister Justin...

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By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – Surrey RCMP released a video surveillance footage along with a still photo of the turbaned suspect in the sexual assault of a Surrey realtor that occurred on Saturday,...

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Lower mainland Sikh community banded together and sent three semi trucks full of donations to Edmonton on Monday to help with the relief effort for thousands of Fort McMurray residents forced from their...

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By Meera Gill In April 2015, the Mayor of Surrey, RCMP, School Board and CFSEU (Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit- highly specialized anti gang unit) hosted a forum where 700 plus community members attended...

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The suspect is described as an East Indian (Indo-Canadian-South Asian) male in his late 20s to mid-40s, 5-5 to 5-8 tall with brown eyes and a dark brown, well-groomed beard. He wore dark...

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Those Looking To Donate Can Bring Items To The Various Gurdwaras And Sikh Academies In Surrey SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by...

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Hans Rana Gabriel, who was born with a rare heart defect, is hosting a fundraising gala on May 20 at Royal King Palace Banquet Hall called Swagat – An Evening of Giving. See...

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SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from...

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Puri’s Book “Hinduism Beyond Rituals, Customs And Traditions” Launched! SURREY – Veteran journalist and founder of the LINK newspaper Promod Puri is one of the senior-most South Asian journalists and humanists in Canada. Recently he...

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“No arrests. No crime,” Surrey RCMP Cpl. Scotty Schumann said of this year’s parade day. “Three hundred and fifty thousand people participated peacefully in this fantastic family community event.” SURREY — While many are...

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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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NDP Says Criminal Breach Of Trust Charges Against Former BC Liberal Show Premier Christy Clark’s Priority Is Christy Clark, Not B.C. Families »

NDP Says Criminal Breach Of Trust Charges Against Former BC Liberal Show Premier Christy Clark’s Priority Is Christy Clark, Not B.C. Families Will Charges Against Brian Bonney In The “Ethnic Vote Buying” Scandal Hurt Premier Christy Clark And BC Liberal Party’s Re-Election Chances Next May? “Since she became the premier of...

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Satinder Sartaj Tour In Toronto »

Satinder Sartaj Tour In Toronto Vancouver businesman Gian Dhesi was a special guest at the Satinder Sartaj’s Toronto concert last weekend as Sartaj’s cross-Canada tour continues. Dhesi was honoured by the local promoters...

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Charitable Gala! »

Charitable Gala! The Indo-Africa Charitable Society held a fundraising gala last Saturday in Burnaby which was hosted by Vasant Lakhani. It was a great success and will enable the society...

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Indo-American Neera Tanden Leads Hillary Clinton Campaign »

Indo-American Neera Tanden Leads Hillary Clinton Campaign WASHINGTON – Indo-American Neera Tanden led the Hillary Clinton campaign in slamming the economic policies of Donald Trump, Republican presidential presumptive nominee, on Thursday, alleging that this poses...

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Indo-Canadian Charged With Manslaughter In The Killing Of A Family Member »

Indo-Canadian Charged With Manslaughter In The Killing Of A Family Member Pound says 29-year-old Mandeep Bhatti was arrested at the scene after the argument and released before being charged with aggravated assault. He was being held in custody when...

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London’s New Mayor Sadiq Khan Invites “Loudmouth” Donald Trump To Visit UK »

London’s New Mayor Sadiq Khan Invites “Loudmouth” Donald Trump To Visit UK London’s new mayor Sadiq Khan said the presumptive Republican nominee should come to the UK to meet his wife Saadiya along with his daughters Anisah and Ammarah. He...

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1 In 8 Men In India Will Contract Cancer At Some Point In Their Lives »

1 In 8 Men In India Will Contract Cancer At Some Point In Their Lives NEW DELHI – The cancer time bomb is ticking with one in every eight men and nine women projected to get the disease at some point in their...

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Muslim Women Visit Legislature »

Muslim Women Visit Legislature Members of the BC Muslim Association Women’s Chapter visited the B.C. Legislature last week and met MLAs from the New Democrat official opposition caucus, including MLAs Kathy Corrigan,...

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Federal NDP To Set Leadership Date Between September And October 2017 »

Federal NDP To Set Leadership Date Between September And October 2017 Current NDP leader Thomas Mulcair faces a fierce challenge for the party leadership and many NDP insiders say he will be ousted at the next leadership vote. OTTAWA –...

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OBITUARY – Jagir Kaur Garcha »

OBITUARY – Jagir Kaur Garcha Our family is deeply saddened to inform our beloved Bibi Jagir Kaur Garcha passed away peacefully at age 84 on May 17th 2016. Her funeral will be held...

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Professor Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation Say Struggle For Apology Was Long But Fruitful »

Professor Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation Say Struggle For Apology Was Long But Fruitful OTTAWA – “Today we bore witness to a historical event that has been long overdue. The Canadian people received a statement from the Canadian government recognizing the historical...

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Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh Turns Down Canadian Envoy’s Offer For Meeting »

Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh Turns Down Canadian Envoy’s Offer For Meeting

The communication from the Canadian High Commissioner follows Capt Amarinder’s letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

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Baba Hardev Singh’s Widow Savinder To Become The First Woman Head Of Nirankari Sect »

Baba Hardev Singh’s Widow Savinder To Become The First Woman Head Of Nirankari Sect

Baba Hardev And His Son-In-Law Died Last Week In Canada Road Accident! Savinder was offered the ceremonial ‘dupatta’...

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Thanks For The Komagata Maru Apology That Was Long Overdue »

Thanks For The Komagata Maru Apology That Was Long Overdue

By Dr. Raghbir Singh Bains July 1914 was a month of terrible pain, misery, agony, grief and anguish...

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The Formal Apology Acknowledges That South Asians Were Not Unequal, Says Former MP Grewal, Who First Raised The Apology Motion In The House »

The Formal Apology Acknowledges That South Asians Were Not Unequal, Says Former MP Grewal, Who First Raised The Apology Motion In The House

Of the 376 passengers of the ship 90.4% were Sikhs, 3.2% Hindus, 6.4% Muslims. SURREY – On Wednesday,...

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Indo-American Scientist Rakesh K Jain To Get Medal Of Science From President Barack Obama »

Indo-American Scientist Rakesh K Jain To Get Medal Of Science From President Barack Obama

WASHINGTON – A 65-year-old Indian American scientist is set to receive the prestigious ‘National Medal of Science’...

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Indo-American Teen Wins Intel Young Scientist Award »

Indo-American Teen Wins Intel Young Scientist Award

WASHINGTON – A 15-year-old Indo-American boy has won the prestigious ‘Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award’ for developing...

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21-Year-Old Pleads Guilty In The Killing Of An Indo-Canadian Cabbie From Calgary »

21-Year-Old Pleads Guilty In The Killing Of An Indo-Canadian Cabbie From Calgary

Amritpal Kharbanda and his passenger 25-year-old Jillian Lavallee died in the crash. Ali Montoya was charged and...

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Indo-Canadian Wrestler Wins Big At Canadian Wrestling Championships »

Indo-Canadian Wrestler Wins Big At Canadian Wrestling Championships

Young Indo-Canadian wrestler Jason Bains dominated the 2016 Asics Cadet/Juvenile Canadian Wrestling Championships at the University of...

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Nurses Burn Effigty Of Comedy Star Kapil Sharma »

Nurses Burn Effigty Of Comedy Star Kapil Sharma

The protesters burnt effigies of star comedian Kapil Sharma and blocked the traffic on Majitha Road in...

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WSO Welcomes Komagata Maru Apology And Calls For Inclusion In School Curricula »

WSO Welcomes Komagata Maru Apology And Calls For Inclusion In School Curricula

OTTAWA – The World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomes Wednesday’s apology by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on...

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Thanks PM Justin Trudeau For Keeping Your Promise On Official Apology For Komagata Maru Incident\ »

Thanks PM Justin Trudeau For Keeping Your Promise On Official Apology For Komagata Maru Incident\

Dear Editor: Very historical day in Canadian Parliament. Government apologizing for the 1914 incident, when Canadian Govt. didn’t...

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Thank You Prime Minister And Thank You Canada For The Komagata Maru Apology »

Thank You Prime Minister And Thank You Canada For The Komagata Maru Apology

Dear Editor: Honourable Prime Minister Mr Justin Trudeau office send us the official invitation to witness the Komagata...

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Witnessing The Phenomenon That Is The Canadian Politics »

Witnessing The Phenomenon That Is The Canadian Politics

By Sahib Kaur Dhaliwal Ever since I could remember, I speculated on who ruled our country. Who had...

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A South Asian samosa maker is among the winners of the 8th Surrey Board of Trade, Surrey...

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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

Indo-British Tycoon To Restart Steelworks Bought From Caparo »

LONDON – Indo-British businessman Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House announced that it would be restarting from next month steelworks in south Wales which it had acquired from NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul’s Caparo Group last year. The firm, also at the forefront of a bid to acquire Tata Steel’s UK assets, said it will commence steel pipe...

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Indo-British Tycoon To Restart Steelworks Bought From Caparo

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta »

SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been completely destroyed. The Sikh Community, who has a history of helping people in need across the...

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Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

Interfering Mom Tries To Come Clean In Meddlesome Family Drama »

By Alan Samuel Busy bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Smart Sony Pictures Classics firms family matters on their heads in The Meddler. This perfectly named movie is now gearing for laughs at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas. No one likes losing a loved one. So a change in scenery for Marnie is in order. Woman of...

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Interfering Mom Tries To Come Clean In Meddlesome Family Drama

Capitalism, Racism and Sexism -The New Face of Democracy As Brazil Takes Gold Medals »

By Dr. Sawraj Singh Before the start of the Summer Olympics, Brazil saw an opening match played between the team of People’s Democracy and the team of Capitalism, Racism and Sexism. More than 50 million voters, who voted in the government of the President Dilma Rousseff, saw their team lose to the team of Capitalism, Racism...

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Capitalism, Racism and Sexism -The New Face of Democracy As Brazil Takes Gold Medals

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Another Punjab Farmer Kills Himself

Another Punjab Farmer Kills Himself »

FEROZEPUR – Unable to cope with financial stress, another farmer belonging to this border district allegedly committed suicide last evening. The deceased has been identified as Banta Singh (72) of...

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US Sikhs Throw Bottles At Capt Amarinder Singh’s Car During California Rally Tuesday Night

US Sikhs Throw Bottles At Capt Amarinder Singh’s Car During California Rally Tuesday Night »

LOS ANGELES – Almost two weeks after Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh cancelled his tour of Canada, American Sikh activists raised pro-Khalistan slogans and hurled bottles at the his...

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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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