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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 was patriotic and upbeat at the Vancouver celebrations which again took place at the Indian Consulate office downtown on Monday and were presided by Acting Consul General [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

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 Ghag celebrated Lohri of their son Jagur Ghag with family and friends at a party in Vancouver.

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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 goes for my own place of birth Pharwala. Located in Jalandhar district, Pharwala , a village of about 2,000 residents is  about five kilometers north east from [...]

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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 Universal Pictures thriller now causing chaos aT Cineplex Odeon cinemas around B.C.
Hot off her “controversial” presentation opposite globe inspired bad boy Jeremy Renner at this year’s Golden [...]

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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 of ball hockey at the Pilsen Challenge Cup.
The Pilsen Challenge Cup is a tournament for ball hockey club teams from different countries. The West Coast Express Ball [...]

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Apple Profit Hits Record $18 Billion On iPhone 6 Sales

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 [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Indian Government To Sell 10% Stake In Coal India For Rs 24,000 Crore

Indian Government To Sell 10% Stake In Coal India For Rs 24,000 Crore

NEW DELHI – The government will sell up to 10 per cent stake in the blue chip Coal India Ltd (CIL) through offer for sale on Friday and is expected to mop up around Rs 24,000 crore at current market price.
“The (CIL share) sale shall…commence on January 30 and shall close on the same date [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

China’s Yuan Joins Top 5 Most-Used Global Currencies

China’s Yuan Joins Top 5 Most-Used Global Currencies

BEIJING – China’s yuan has become one of the five most widely used currencies in global payments, an international financial transactions agency announced on Wednesday.
The yuan passed the Canadian and Australian dollars in popularity in December, according to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, which provides communications between financial institutions and companies. It said [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Sai Lakshacharan

Sai Lakshacharan

All devotees are cordially invited at Hindu Cultural Society and Community Center of B.C.(3885 Albert St Burnaby) to participate in Sai Lakshacharan Japa and Bhajans Saturday February 7th , 2015 at 5.00p.m.
Program 5.15 to 6.15 Bhajan/Kirtan 6.30 to 7.15 Sai Japa and 7.30 P.M. Priti Bhojan
Contact: Rajubhai Parekh 604-327-8259; Vijaybhai Dayal 604-986-5958; Kantibhai Patel 604-522-7989;Temple [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Calender | Read More »

PICS Launches KIDS CLUB

PICS Launches KIDS CLUB

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society announced the launch of its new program: PICS Kids Club. PICS Kids Club is for students in grade k-12 who need a little extra help with their school work and studies. The tutoring sessions are $20/hour and they run every Wednesday between 3:30pm to 5:30pm at PICS Society head [...]

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