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Lack Of Rains Leave Farmers High And Dry

Lack Of Rains Leave Farmers High And Dry

AMRITSAR – With the dry spell continuing in August as well, farmers in Amritsar and the neighbouring Tarn Taran district are having a tough time to sustain their paddy crop which is costing them dear. Their input costs have gone up considerably. Besides, scanty rainfall has taken a toll on the depleting water table.
Malkit Singh [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

The Indian Rice Bucket Challenge Gaining Momentum

The Indian Rice Bucket Challenge Gaining Momentum

BANGALORE – The ice bucket challenge has gone viral worldwide with the help of celebrities, top tech officials, and many known and popular faces accepting and donating towards raising awareness and funds for the research for ALS disease, a rare motor neurone disease.
India has come up its own creative and a very apt answer to [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in International, Link News, News | Read More »

Canadian Eyesight Celebrating 25 Year Journey Of Giving Light To The World

Canadian Eyesight Celebrating 25 Year Journey Of Giving Light To The World

By Tanveer Sohal, MPH
At first, when one enters a room, it is dark. In order to see nature’s beauty, one must turn on the lights. The eyes are irreplaceable and damage to them is permanent. Creating an organization whose mission is to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate is a [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in International, News, Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Prostate Cancer Researcher From Kelowna Receives Grant

Indo-Canadian Prostate Cancer Researcher From Kelowna Receives Grant

The Dr. Gurmeet Singh Randhawa Seniors Society is receiving close to $25,000 in federal funding through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). This program supports projects led or inspired by seniors who want to make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities.
KELOWNA – Dr. Gurmeet Singh, McMaster University, is one [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Pakistani-British Men Sexually Exploited 1,400 Kids In UK Town, Says Report

Pakistani-British Men Sexually Exploited 1,400 Kids In UK Town, Says Report

SEX GANG: The five men – Umar Razaq, Adil Hussain, Razwan Razaq, Zafran Ramzan, and Mohsin Khan – preyed on their victims over several months and threatened them with violence if they refused their advances. Adil Hussain and Razwan Razaq were jailed in 2010 for abusing children in Rotherham, Umar Razaq was another of the [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Punjabis Become Super Gypsies Of The Modern Age

Punjabis Become Super Gypsies Of The Modern Age

When Punjabis leave Punjab, their journey does not end in the country they land in. If someone tells them that another country offers more opportunity than the country that they are presently in, then they are quick to pack their bags and attempt to move again. Even within a country, they are ready to move [...]

August 29th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, News, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Calandar of events

Calandar of events

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Sai Japa
All devotees are cordially invited at Hindu Cultural Society and Community Centre of B.C.(3885 Albert St., Burnaby) to participate in Sai Japa/ Bhajans on Saturday. August 30th 2014 at 5p.m.
Program;5.15p.m.-615 Bhajan/Kirtan; 6.30-7.15 Sai Japa;7.30 Priti Bhojan
Contact: Rajubhai Parekh 604-327-8259604-327-8259;Vijaybhai Dayal 604-986-5958604-986-5958;Kantibhai Patel 604-522-7989604-522-7989. Temple 299-5922
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Borrow An eReader From Surrey Libraries
Always wanted to try one [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Steve Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Steve Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

SEATTLE – Former Microsoft chief Steven Ballmer on Tuesday said he is stepping down as a member of the software giant’s board of directors.
Ballmer made his decision public a month after his successor, Satya Nadella, announced unprecedented job cuts at the US technology firm as it worked to adapt to a “mobile first, cloud first” [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Coke’s Monster Deal For $2.15 Billion

Coke’s Monster Deal For $2.15 Billion

NEW YORK – Coca-Cola Co’s $2.15 billion wager on a stake in Monster Beverage Corp highlights the growth-starved soft drink company’s embrace of deals that fall short of a full-blown merger and acquisition but allow it to test-drive potentially risky targets.
The world’s largest soda maker said Thursday that it was buying a 16.7 percent stake [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

America Inching Towards Race War

America Inching Towards Race War

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
The racial riots in Ferguson, Missouri show that racial divisions are becoming deeper. A survey regarding the riots demonstrates that whites and blacks have diametrically opposite feelings. The majority of whites are sympathetic to the police and law enforcement authorities, whereas the majority of blacks are sympathetic to Michael Brown, the [...]

August 26th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »