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BC Premier And Punjab Chief Minister Agree To Set Up Big Annual Vancouver Punjabi Mela

BC Premier And Punjab Chief Minister Agree To Set Up Big Annual Vancouver Punjabi Mela

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and BC Premier Christy Clark agreed to cooperate on a number of key areas for both jurisdictions, including an exchange of cultural troupes of eminent musicians and folk singers from Punjab to participate in the Vancouver Punjabi Mela held every year.
CHADRIGARH – BC Premier Christy Clark announced that the [...]

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Addressing Youth Violence Is An Ongoing Effort By South Asian Community

Addressing Youth Violence Is An Ongoing Effort By South Asian Community

Since its arrival in Canada 125 years ago, the South Asian community, despite so many road blocks, difficulties and challenges has never looked back. Our ancestors here faced multiple problems. However, rather than giving up they moved on. Due their sacrifices and hard work, to-day, the South Asian community numbering almost 1.3 million has become [...]

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Girl Power

Girl Power

Global Girl Power invited community members and other leaders for change who came together for an inspiring afternoon of dialogue on issues women and girls are facing locally and globally in the 21st Century. Two years ago United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl [...]

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Canada Appoints Indo-Canadian As Its New High Commissioner To India

Canada Appoints Indo-Canadian As Its New High Commissioner To India

TORONTO – Canada’s new high commissioner to India Nadir Patel is an Indo-Canadian career public servant, one who was born in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s state of Gujarat and speaks Gujarati at home.
Patel is barely 44. His appointment was announced on Friday by foreign affairs minister John Baird and international trade minister Ed Fast.
Patel’s appointment [...]

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Indo-Canadian Couple Identified In Ontario Murder Suicide That Left Three Dead

Indo-Canadian Couple Identified In Ontario Murder Suicide That Left Three Dead

BRAMPTON – Police in the Toronto suburb of Brampton have identified a Indo-Canadian couple among the three people found dead last Sunday morning after an apparent double murder-suicide.
Hashmukhlal Mistry, 61, and Manjulaben Mistry, 57, were discovered along with a yet unidentified 91-year-old man inside a home on Hinchley Wood Grove, near Bovaird Drive East and [...]

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Italian nurse Accused Of Killing Up To 38 Patients Says She Found Them Annoying

Italian nurse Accused Of Killing Up To 38 Patients Says She Found Them Annoying

ROME – Police in Italy are investigating whether a nurse could have killed up to 38 people who have died in hospital in suspicious circumstances.
The nurse, Daniela Poggiali, is accused of injecting one patient with a fatal dose of potassium after the 78-year-old patient, who was admitted to hospital with a routine illness, died unexpectedly.
She [...]

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On The Campaign Trail!

On The Campaign Trail!

Vancouver cop-turned politician Detective Kal Dosanjh is hitting the grindstone hard on the campaign trail to top the polls and be one of the eight Surrey city councillors come election day on November 15.  Here he is seen meeting with Black Top Cabs in Vancouver this week, where the majority of the drivers are Surrey [...]

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Longshoremen Donate $41,502 To Vancouver Children’s Hospital

Longshoremen Donate $41,502 To Vancouver Children’s Hospital

SURREY – It’s hard to imagine that it was only four years ago that the campaign to raise funds for the BC Children’s Hospital was started by the local Longshore Union local 502.  Every year the fundraising has beaten previous records.  This year the record was beaten by $9,000 and the local raised $41,502 which [...]

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SANSAD Lauds Nobel Peace Prize Winners

SANSAD Lauds Nobel Peace Prize Winners

VANCOUVER – The Nobel Peace Prize, which has been discredited by its recent awards to such entities of dubious merit as the European Union and Barak Obama, has gone some way toward reclaiming credibility by its award of the prize for 2014 to Malala Yousefzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India, both of them [...]

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Racists In Surrey Out In Full Force To Deface Election Signs Featuring Indo-Canadian Candidates

Racists In Surrey Out In Full Force To Deface Election Signs Featuring Indo-Canadian Candidates

SURREY  – Racists in Surrey targeted Indo-Canadian candidates running in the current civic election by spray painting and defacing their signs throughout Surrey.
Names and faces of candidates such as mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode, council candidates Justin Thind and Rina Gill, who are both on former mayor Doug McCallum’s slate, have been crossed out or drawn [...]

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