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Surrey Proclaims November 2020 As 1984 Sikh Genocide Remembrance Month

Surrey Proclaims November 2020 As 1984 Sikh Genocide Remembrance Month

The City of Surrey has declared the month of November as 1984 Sikh Genocide Remembrance Month. A proclamation has been issued in this regard by Mayor Doug McCallum, who decided to read the proclamation himself rather than the city’s two Sikh councilors, which created controversy and backlash against McCallum for the hogging the reading. The […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Observe ‘Black Diwali’ Against BJP, Says Sukhpal Khaira

Observe ‘Black Diwali’ Against BJP, Says Sukhpal Khaira

CHANDIGARH – MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira criticised the BJP-led Central Government for allegedly acting vindictively against Punjab and trying to teach a lesson to agitating farmers instead of accepting their demands. Khaira said if the Government of India did not budge and continued to behave arrogantly, he would appeal to people of the state to […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Centre Finally Invites Protesting Farm Unions of Punjab For Talks

Centre Finally Invites Protesting Farm Unions of Punjab For Talks

CHANDIGARH – A two-member ministerial delegation of the BJP-led NDA government is all set to hold talks with the leaders of protesting farmer unions of Punjab on Friday. A letter from Secretary, Agriculture, Sudhanshu Panday, inviting the union leaders for talks with Agriculture Minister Narinder Singh Tomar and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has been sent […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Dhindsa, Brahmpura Join Hands For SGPC Elections

Dhindsa, Brahmpura Join Hands For SGPC Elections

JALANDHAR – Having split in July, SAD (Democratic) chief Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and SAD (Taksali) chief Ranjit Singh Brahmpura have come together again. Claiming to have formed a ‘Panthic’ front to liberate the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) from the clutches of the Badals, both said they were now on the same page for the […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indian National Sentenced To 33-Month Imprisonment For Telemarketing Fraud

Indian National Sentenced To 33-Month Imprisonment For Telemarketing Fraud

Chirag Sachdeva had earlier pleaded guilty to the charges of his participation in a plan to steal from bank accounts of elderly victims across the US using their online-banking usernames and passwords, which had previously been taken from their computers WASHINGTON – An Indian national has been sentenced to 33 months of imprisonment for his […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NDP Says Canadians Need Affordable And Reliable Access To Broadband Now

NDP Says Canadians Need Affordable And Reliable Access To Broadband Now

“In Canada, 63 percent of rural households do not have access to high speed broadband and 14 percent of highways and major transport roads in the country do not have access to LTE wireless services. Meaning people needing help on these roads are left unable to ask for help. OTTAWA – NDP Critic for Telecommunications […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Surrey Mayor Says Stay Home And Celebrate Diwali Safely

Surrey Mayor Says Stay Home And Celebrate Diwali Safely

SURREY – City mayor Doug McCallum wants the South Asian community to celebrate Diwali safely this year. “On behalf of City Council, I want to wish everyone a very happy and safe Diwali this year. Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is a much-loved cultural tradition in Surrey that promotes the message of […]

November 13th, 2020 | Posted in Lead Story, Link News, News, Top News | Read More »

FACEBOOK CENSORSHIP: Why Is The Social Media Giant Doing India’s Dirty Work By Removing Posts Highlighting Sikh Genocide

FACEBOOK CENSORSHIP: Why Is The Social Media Giant Doing India’s Dirty Work By Removing Posts Highlighting Sikh Genocide

OTTAWA – The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) is deeply concerned by renewed attempts to censor Sikh content on social media platforms owned by the giant tech Facebook. Dozens of Sikh social media pages and posts have been censored on Facebook and Instagram over the past 24 hours. This censorship campaign coincides with the […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

DIVISIVE US ELECTION 2020: Joe Biden On Brink Of Defeating Donald Trump

DIVISIVE US ELECTION 2020: Joe Biden On Brink Of Defeating Donald Trump

Joe Biden held 264 Electoral College votes out of the 270 needed to win the White House, and needs only to win an additional outstanding state, such as Nevada where he is leading, or Georgia, where his campaign believes absentee votes will push him over the top. WASHINGTON – Joe Biden stood on the brink […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

KARVA CHAUTH RITUAL WAS VIRTUALLY ORGANIZED IN SURREY

KARVA CHAUTH RITUAL WAS VIRTUALLY ORGANIZED                                                 IN SURREY

Acharya Dwivedi Karva Chuth, a popular Hindu festival, is observed by the married women. They observe the fast (Vrat) and pray to Lord Ganesha, Shankara, Devi Gauri and Kartikeya for the long life, good -health and prosperity of their husbands. It falls on fourth day of the month of Kartik, following emergence of the full […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »