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Indo-American Teen Wins Prestigious Children’s Peace Prize

Indo-American Teen Wins Prestigious Children’s Peace Prize

NEW YORK -  Neha Gupta, an 18-year-old Indo-American, won the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for her work to help orphans in India and other vulnerable children.
Gupta won the award whose last year’s winner was Malala Yousufzai, who went on to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Gupta from Philadelphia became the first ever American [...]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in International, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indians Constitute Nearly 450,000 Illegal Immigrants In U.S. : Report

Indians Constitute Nearly 450,000 Illegal Immigrants In U.S. : Report

WASHINGTON – Indians constitute 4 percent of the total illegal immigrants living in the U.S., a country where the overall unauthorized immigrant population has remained unchanged since 2009, a latest report has said.
According to a report by Pew Research, more than 450,000 unauthorized Indian immigrants live in the U.S., constituting 4 percent of the total [...]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »

Indians Charged For Running Fraudulent Investment Scheme In U.S.

Indians Charged For Running Fraudulent Investment Scheme In U.S.

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Enforcement Division alleges that Pankaj Srivastava and Nataraj Kavuri offered “guaranteed” daily profits as they anonymously solicited investments for their investment management company called Profits Paradise.
NEW YORK – Two Indians have been charged by US authorities for running an alleged high-yield investment scheme through which they sought to exploit [...]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in International, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

VISAFF’s Special Film Networking Event To Be Highlight Of One-Day Film Festival

VISAFF’s Special Film Networking Event To Be Highlight Of One-Day Film Festival

Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival & Networking Event at SFU Woodwards, World Art Centre on Sunday, November 30.
VANCOUVER – The 4th annual Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival will be held on Sunday, November  30th at the beautiful World Art Centre at the SFU Woodward Building in Gastown. For the very first time [...]

November 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Vancouver Power Players Honoured!

Vancouver Power Players Honoured!

By R. Paul Dhillon
Vancouver Magazine’s annual Power 50 honoured the city’s movers and shakers Monday night at the Vancouver Club. This year’s list included Luigi Acquilini, the father of the Vancouver Canucks owners the Acquilini brothers, who was named Number One on the list.
There were two Indo-Canadians and one Nepali-Canadian on the list.

Construction King Daljit [...]

November 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Entertainment, International, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Shocking Surrey Election Results Means Some Will Have To Pay A Price!

Shocking Surrey Election Results Means Some Will Have To Pay A Price!

By R. Paul Dhillon
Surrey’s elections results Saturday night were shocking for many, especially for those who spent a lot of money, time and energy only to see Surrey First run away with it with a clean sweep of mayor, council and school board positions.
The results were shocking for only one reason [...]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Punjabi-Canadians Rock In BC Civic Elections With Two Elected Mayor In Kelowna And Vernon

Punjabi-Canadians Rock In BC Civic Elections With Two Elected Mayor In Kelowna And Vernon

Twelve Indo-Canadians Elected To Council Around BC Including Newcomer Kelly Chahal In Abbotsford!

The winners’ circle includes Collin Basran, who has been elected as the youngest Mayor in the city of Kelowna with Akbal Singh Mund becoming the mayor in Vernon.

Big Council winners included Surrey First’s Tom Gill who again topped all [...]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Punjab Should Learn From Kerala’s Experience

Punjab Should Learn From Kerala’s Experience

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Recently, we spent about two weeks in Kerala. Kerala’s model of development seems to be working much better than Punjab’s model. Many Punjabis who visit Kerala are very impressed by Kerala’s progress and have told us that we must go there to see the difference. The feeling among Punjabis seems to [...]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Vikram Bajwa Says If You Want To Get Rid Of Party Politics, Vote Independent

Vikram Bajwa Says If You Want To Get Rid Of Party Politics, Vote Independent

“If you want to get rid of these party politics, then vote independent,” Vikram Bajwa, who is running for Surrey mayor, told the LINK on Thursday. “By doing so you will give a real voice to Surrey and send a strong message to political parties who are pulling the strings of candidates like Barinder Rasode [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

The Bachchans and SRK come together at KIFF

The Bachchans and SRK come together at KIFF

Amitabh Bachchan turned emotional as he recalled a KBC participant from rural Bengal who had to discontinue her studies because her father couldn’t afford the expense. “When she won Rs 1.5 lakh, I asked her what she’d do with the money and she said she’d show it to her father.”
Jamaibabu was speaking at the inauguration [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »