We are heart-broken to announce the untimely passing of our dear friend and supporter Mrignesh “Vicky” Nanda of the world renowned Hi-Class Jewellers store in Vancouver. His sudden passing from a brief illness comes as a shock to his family and friends, who held Vicky in very high esteem for his loving manner and kind [...]
BEIJING – About 30 million Chinese men will have to look for brides outside China in the coming decades or end up single, a researcher has said.
The number of unmarried Chinese men between 35 and 59 will reach 15 million in 2020 and 30 million in 2050, Wang Guangzhou, a researcher at the Chinese Academy [...]
VANCOUVER – Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person the RCMP and the Canadian legal system could find to hold accountable for their shoddy and expensive investigations and trials, costing taxpayers hundreds of millions dollars and largely due to their own incompetence, was released from a halfway house this week after serving way more jail time [...]
NORTH DELTA – Bringing attention to the cause against bullying, a flash mob of over 1000 students are expected from four schools from the Lower Mainland next Tuesday . BC Lions player Travis Lulay will also be a part of the flash mob showing his support.
The event will take place at the North Delta Secondary [...]
Study Criticizing Religious Freedoms In India By Pakistani Author Criticized By Rightwing Hindu American Foundation
WASHINGTON – The United States Commission for International Religious Freedom sponsored study critical of India and the quickly eroding religious freedoms in India, especially under the current rightwing Hindu government under PM Narendra Modi, by a Pakistani-American author has drawn the ire of the rightwing Rightwing Hindu American Foundation.
The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) criticized the [...]
The “Harf Adhoore”, a collection of stories written by Harish Masand was launched in a selected gathering of local South Asian Writers on February 11 at Punjab Bhawan in Surrey. The famous Central Association of Punjabi Writers of North America took lead in organizing this literary event. The celebrated Punjabi poet Charan Virdi, Acharya Dwivedi [...]
VANCOUVER – An South Asian woman who worked for Burger King for nearly 25 years has been awarded $46,000 by a court after she was fired over what a judge says was a misunderstanding over a fish sandwich, fries and a drink taken at the end of her shift.
In her ruling, B.C. Supreme Court Justice [...]
South Asian Cook Gets Her Revnge After Burger King Fires Her For Taking 50 Cents Worth Of Food
TORONTO – Indo-Canadian tech leaders say the controversial visa and travel restrictions imposed by US President Donald Trump will be a boon for tech recruitment and investment in Canada.
“This provides a great opportunity for the best talent from [...]
NEW WESTMINSTER – After years of humbly serving the needs of those individuals in the poorest and most needed neighborhood of Vancouver, GNFK (Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen), continues with the service.
In the beginning it was hard to get enough volunteers. Many volunteers have come and gone and some have remained with the service and never [...]
VANCOUVER – BC’s booming real-estate market has been slowing of late and with the sales continuing to fall – the British Columbia Real Estate Association says the province’s housing market has now returned to what it calls historic, long-term averages.
The association says 4,487 condos, townhomes and detached homes sold in BC in January, down 23 [...]