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50th Wedding Anniversary

50th Wedding Anniversary

Ishwar Bhai and Lalita Ben Patel, owners of the iconic Ambika Foods grocery store on Victoria Drive, celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends at a party in Richmond.

July 4th, 2015 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Driver Convicted In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Indo-Canadian Driver Convicted In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Jagjit Singh Basra was convicted of failing to stop his vehicle and offer assistance after a motor vehicle accident causing death. Basra’s sentencing is set for Sept. 11.
NEW WESTMINSTER — An Indo-Canadian driver from Surrey who struck and killed a man along a rural stretch of Fraser Highway in 2010 has been found guilty of [...]

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Indo-Canadian Blueberry Farmer On Hook For $300,000 In Damages

Indo-Canadian Blueberry Farmer On Hook For $300,000 In Damages

Mission blueberry farm owner Nachhatter Singh Jhulley and Jeremy MacKay got into an altercation on April 24, 2011, during which MacKay received a significant blow to the head with a metal pole. He was sent to hospital for treatment. MacKay was awarded about $297,000 in damages.
MISSION – An fight on an Indo-Canadian-owned Mission blueberry farm [...]

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Indo-American Teacher Receives U.S. President’s Award

Indo-American Teacher Receives U.S. President’s Award

WASHINGTON – Darshan Jain, an Indo-American teacher from Illinois, has been named by U.S. President Barack Obama for prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Obama has named 108 Mathematics and Science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Jain and other winners will receive a [...]

July 4th, 2015 | Posted in International | Read More »

Indians Spend 47%Of Time On WhatsApp, Skype: Report

Indians Spend 47%Of Time On WhatsApp, Skype: Report

NEW DELHI – Smartphone users in India spend 47pct of their time on communication applications such as WhatsApp, We Chat, Hike and Skype which are key driver of mobile broadband usage, says a report.
“Communication continues to be the dominant activity on smartphones. Communication apps are ‘always on’ and are a key driver of mobile broadband [...]

July 4th, 2015 | Posted in International | Read More »

Indian Student Dies In Toronto

Indian Student Dies In Toronto

MUMBAI – A 24-year-old Indian student, studying in USA, on Sunday died at Toronto in Canada due to fever, family members said.
Salman Abdul Rehiman was the son of C H Abdul Rehman, general secretary of Indian Union Muslim League, Mumbai committee.
Salman was studying in Buffalo city of United States and planning to return to India [...]

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Diaspora Floods Indian Missions Abroad With 60,000 Distress Complaints

Diaspora Floods Indian Missions Abroad With 60,000 Distress Complaints

NEW DELHI – Indians living abroad filed over 60,000 complaints of harassment, sexual and physical abuse as well as other grievances with the country’s missions over the past four years, while the most instances were reported in the Gulf and none in Pakistan, government data show.
A large number of people also complained against the country’s [...]

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Sikh Generousity!

Sikh Generousity!

The Sikh Community Kitchen volunteers were out in full force in their bi-weekly drive to feed the homeless in East Vancouver at Main and Hastings. Sharing and caring are at the core of Sikh philosophy so its great to see community volunteers living up to the high values of the Sikh religion!

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Iconic, Tragic British Singer Amy Winehouse Gets The Sensational Treatment Courtesy Indo-British Director!

Iconic, Tragic British Singer Amy Winehouse Gets The Sensational Treatment Courtesy Indo-British Director!

Practice makes perfect.  Smart on talent but short on smarts perhaps best captures the life of aspiring jazz artist Amy Winehouse, the focus of the appropriately titled Amy. Presented by Sony Pictures  Classics this jarring portrait of an artist come undone will certainly appeal to her fans and curiosity seekers. Check out this intimate portrait [...]

July 4th, 2015 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Richmond’s Highway To Heaven Is The Epitome Of Canadian Multiculturalism

Richmond’s Highway To Heaven Is The Epitome Of Canadian Multiculturalism

Richmond is a great model of multiculturalism. Our No. 5 Road is home to more than twenty prominent places of worship. Some of the world’s major religions – Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism – are well represented on this Highway To Heaven. The presence of some very impressive places including a mosque, a gurdwara [...]

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