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First Turbaned Sikh Warden Appointed By Corrections Canada

First Turbaned Sikh Warden Appointed By Corrections Canada

Sawinder (Sav) Singh Bains was appointed as the Warden of Fraser Valley Institution in Abbotsford on last July.
By R. Paul Dhillon
With News Files From CSC
SURREY – The Correctional Service of Canada has appointed the first Turbaned Sikh Warden to be the institutional head of a federal prison in Canada.
Sawinder (Sav) Singh Bains was appointed [...]

April 25th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

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, 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, [...]

April 25th, 2017 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, Movie Reviews, News, Soap Masala, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

PICS Insider Satbir Singh Cheema To Succeed Founder Charan Gill As New CEO

PICS Insider Satbir Singh Cheema To Succeed Founder Charan Gill As New CEO

Veteran Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society’s (PICS) employee  Satbir Singh Cheema, currently Director of Employment Programs and Planning, will succeed founder and outgoing CEO Charan Gill as the Social Services Society heads into a new era post Gill, who is stepping down after 30 years of stellar service to the organization. Welcoming Cheema as CEO, [...]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Lead Story, Link News, Top News | Read More »

Research Finds Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Protect Against Effects Of High-Fat Diet

Research Finds Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Protect Against Effects Of High-Fat Diet

The study – conducted on mice – found that a relatively low dose of a particular compound found in extra virgin olive oil was able to reverse oxidative stress linked to fatty liver disease and reduce bad cholestrol.
A compound found in extra-virgin olive oil can reduce symptoms of insulin resistance and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
A [...]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

POETOGRAPHY!

POETOGRAPHY!

By Ashok Bhargava

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Japan’s SoftBank Making Bigger And Bolder Bets To Grab More Of India’s Internet

Japan’s SoftBank Making Bigger And Bolder Bets To Grab More Of India’s Internet

NEW DELHI – Japan’s telecom and internet conglomerate SoftBank is reportedly in talks with India’s largest wallet company Paytm to invest $1 billion to $1.5 billion. This comes right after reports surfaced that it will make a large investment in Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce company, during the Flipkart-Snapdeal merger.
For global investors this might not [...]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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NEW DELHI – South Korean consumer electronics giant LG is looking at making India its export hub, banking on good ties between the two countries at a time when its overseas shipments from China are declining.
According to LG Electronics India Managing Director Ki Wan Kim, one of the main reasons for the company to look [...]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Trump’s H-1B Visa Changes To Hit Indian IT Sector Hard

Trump’s H-1B Visa Changes To Hit Indian IT Sector Hard

WASHINGTON – In a blow to Indian IT industry and professionals, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for tightening the rules of the H-1B visa programme to stop its “abuse” and ensure that the visas are given to the “most-skilled or highest paid” petitioners.
Acting on his ‘Buy American, Hire American’ pledge, Trump [...]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

LINK Editor Meets Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh

LINK Editor Meets Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh

South Asian LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon met with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh And Punjab’s Number #2 Man Brahm Mohindra during his trip to Punjab and India. Capt. Amarinder and Dhilon had a short five-minute chat where the first thing he said when Dhillon’s cousin Sahibjit Singh Sandhu and senior cabinet minister Brahm [...]

April 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Lead Story | Read More »

Vancouver Sikh Parade!

Vancouver Sikh Parade!

The annual Vancouver Vaisakhi celebrations and parade took place last Saturday in South Vancouver, which brought out the usual suspects – the politicians – more eager than ever as they look for votes during the current provincial election campaign.

The parade also saw members of the South Asian gay-lesbian group Sher Vancouver participate but there were [...]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »