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COVID-19 – It’s A Good Time As Any For A Personal Introspection   

COVID-19 – It’s A Good Time As Any For A Personal Introspection   

  By Zile Singh – Ambassador (Retd.)   “Yesterday is gone, Tomorrow has not yet come.  We have only today.  Let us begin ‘an introspection’. – St. Mother Teresa.   COVID-19 is a ruthless hard taskmaster. It is a Master because it has taught a lesson to the whole world across political, economic, social and […]

April 6th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

April Is Sikh Heritage Month!

April Is Sikh Heritage Month!

Prime Minister used his daily COVID-19 update to thank Canadian Sikhs for their contribution to the Virus fight by providing free food and other essential services to Canadians. He also took the opportunity to wish all Canadians Happy Sikh Heritage Month, which kicked off on Wednesday, April 1. Surrey-Newton MP’s Private Member’s Bill C-376 to […]

April 6th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Realtors Using Masks, Gloves And A Waiver During COVID-19 Showings

Realtors Using Masks, Gloves And A Waiver During COVID-19 Showings

The benchmark price of a home in Metro Vancouver rose by 2.1 percent in March compared to the same month last year. But the vast majority of sales happened in the first two weeks of March, when the spring market was still booming. By the final 10 days of the month, sales had dropped off […]

April 6th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Prominent Indian-Origin Virologist In South Africa Dies From Coronavirus

Prominent Indian-Origin Virologist In South Africa Dies From Coronavirus

Gita Ramjee, 64, was the Clinical Trials Unit Principal Investigator and Unit Director of the HIV Prevention Research Unit of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) offices in Durban. JOHANNESBURG – World-renowned virologist Gita Ramjee has become the first Indian-origin South African to have died after contracting the novel coronavirus that has killed five […]

April 6th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Trudeau Expected To Call Emergency Parliament Session To pass Legislation On COVID-19

Trudeau Expected To Call Emergency Parliament Session To pass Legislation On COVID-19

The focus of the special session will be on a stimulus package to help workers and businesses survive the devastating blow from the coronavirus crisis. OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to call an emergency session of the country’s Parliament to pass legislation required for measures to counter the impact of the Covid-19 […]

April 6th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

BC’s Slow Climb Of COVID-19 Cases Continues With The Peak Expected To Be In Mid April

BC’s Slow Climb Of COVID-19 Cases Continues With The Peak Expected To Be In Mid April

“In the last 24 hours, we are saddened to report six deaths in the Vancouver Coastal, Fraser and Island health regions. There have been 31 COVID-19 related deaths in British Columbia. The majority have been residents of long-term care. We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost their loved ones,” said Health Minister Adrian […]

April 6th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFS

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFS

Help For Stuck Students The Indian Embassy in Kazakhstan on Wednesday appointed a nodal officer to assist around 300 Indian students stranded at the Almaty airport for the past 2-3 days without food and medical aid due to coronavirus pandemic. This came hours after the Delhi High Court asked the authorities to expeditiously provide the […]

April 3rd, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

We Must Fight COVID-19 With Quarantine, Courage And Hope

We Must Fight COVID-19 With Quarantine, Courage And Hope

  By Zile Singh Ambassador(Retd.)   “Better a little loss now than a long sorrow”   With the advent of COVID-19 – a viral Pandemic – the whole world is in the grip of an emergency situation. All human beings are at war with it. For all  countries, it is an internal as well as […]

April 1st, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

ISIS Terrorists Kill 25 Sikhs In Suicide Bombing At Kabul Gurdwara

ISIS Terrorists Kill 25 Sikhs In Suicide Bombing At Kabul Gurdwara

Four ISIS attackers killed in 6-hour operation; ISIS claims attack. KABUL – At least 25 worshippers were killed and eight others injured when a heavily armed suicide bomber stormed his way into a prominent gurdwara today in the heart of Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul, in one of the deadliest attacks on the minority Sikh community […]

April 1st, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

As Coronavirus Cases Surge In India, Disaster Looming As There Are 40,000 Ventilators For 1.3 Billion People

As Coronavirus Cases Surge In India, Disaster Looming As There Are 40,000 Ventilators For 1.3 Billion People

The coronavirus attacks people’s lungs, in some cases compromising their ability to breathe as they develop pneumonia. Ventilators, which deliver air to the lungs through a tube placed in the windpipe, are crucial to keep these patients alive. NEW DELHI – India has an estimated 40,000 working ventilators, a number experts said will be inadequate […]

April 1st, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »