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Khalsa Diwan Society Vancouver Forgoes Elections To Acclaim A United Executive Committee

Khalsa Diwan Society Vancouver Forgoes Elections To Acclaim A United Executive Committee

Malkiat Singh Dhami, who has been selected as President with Mohan S. Gill as Senior Vice President, and his past executive and temple volunteers have been credited with opening dialogue with all the groups who sought to run the Gurdwara. VANCOUVER – The days of contentious election battles that gave rise to divisions in the […]

October 9th, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Poll Says Metro Vancouverites Want Minimum Wage And Benefits For Ride-Hail Drivers

Poll Says Metro Vancouverites Want Minimum Wage And Benefits For Ride-Hail Drivers

VANCOUVER – As Metro Vancouver prepares to welcome ride-hailing companies, many residents appear concerned over the working conditions of drivers, a new Research Co. poll has found. In the online survey of a representative sample of Metro Vancouverites, three-in-four residents (75%) think British Columbia should require ride-hailing drivers and taxi drivers to be paid a […]

October 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Link News, News, Top News | Read More »

BCFED Wants Employment Standards To Apply To Uber And Lyft

BCFED Wants Employment Standards To Apply To Uber And Lyft

VANCOUVER – The BC Federation of Labour (BCFED) is challenging BC’s Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) to ensure ride-hailing companies don’t ignore labour laws at the expense of workers’ rights. In a letter to the PTB released today, the BCFED outlined why ride-hailing drivers should be classified as employees and have the protection of the Employment […]

October 1st, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

British West Midlands Police Gets It’s First Sikh Female Superintendent

British West Midlands Police Gets It’s First Sikh Female Superintendent

LONDON – A Sikh-British cop is proving an inspiration to others after becoming the most senior Sikh female officer in the history of West Midlands Police. Harvi Khatkar is the first woman from a black or ethnic minority background to reach the rank of superintendent after progressing her career through the force. The bobby has […]

September 21st, 2019 | Posted in International, Punjab Link, Top News | Read More »

TELUS Joins Indo-Canadian Founded Womenswear Brand NONIE For #EndBullying Campaign

TELUS Joins Indo-Canadian Founded Womenswear Brand NONIE For #EndBullying Campaign

TORONTO – Indo-Canadian founded contemporary womenswear brand, NONIE, presented its Spring/Summer 2020 collection at the New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on Tuesday, September at the NoMad Hotel (1170 Broadway St). It was here that NONIE’s South Asian founder and designer Nina Kharey also unveiled her new partnership with TELUS, a world-leading Canadian communications and information […]

September 21st, 2019 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »

REVOLUTIONARY IN ONENESS: Conference On Guru Nanak Sahib To Be Held At SFU Surrey

REVOLUTIONARY IN ONENESS: Conference On Guru Nanak Sahib To Be Held At SFU Surrey

SURREY – The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has organized a one-day conference titled “Revolutionary in Oneness,” celebrating the 550th anniversay of Guru Nanak Sahib through a contemporary reflection on the concepts that ignited a spiritual and temporal revolution in South Asia. The conference will take place on October 19th, at the beautiful new addition to […]

September 21st, 2019 | Posted in International, Link News | Read More »

India Eyes More Oil Imports From Russia

India Eyes More Oil Imports From Russia

NEW DELHI – India is looking at raising oil imports from Russia, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday at a time of surging oil prices after an attack on Saudi Arabian facilities halved the kingdom’s production. Pradhan said he had met the chief executive of Russian oil major Rosneft, Igor Sechin, and that four […]

September 21st, 2019 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

First Turbaned UK MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi Schools British PM On Racism And Islamophobia

First Turbaned UK MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi Schools British PM On Racism And Islamophobia

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, the first turban-wearing Sikh MP in British history, raised the issue of Islamophobia and racism faced by non-white people in the UK and recalled former journalist Johnson’s controversial description that allegedly fuelled hate crime. LONDON – The usually voluble Prime Minister Boris Johnson was momentarily at a loss for words on Wednesday […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in International | Read More »

China Plans To Invest $1 Billion In Pakistan Development Projects

China Plans To Invest $1 Billion In Pakistan Development Projects

The pace of development projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was satisfactory and the second phase of the China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA) will be finalised in October, said Yao Jing, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan. ISLAMABAD – Yao Jing, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, has announced that Beijing has planned to […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

Bangladeshi PhD Student Working At Gas Station In US Shot Dead

Bangladeshi PhD Student Working At Gas Station In US Shot Dead

NEW YORK – A Bangladeshi PhD student was shot dead at a gas station where he was working as a clerk in the US state of Louisiana, the media reported on Sunday. The victim, Md Firoz-Ul-Amin Real, 29, was a student at the Louisiana State University, reports bdnews24. Detectives responded to a shooting that occurred […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in International, Link News | Read More »