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OBITUARY: Gurdev Kaur Rai

OBITUARY: Gurdev Kaur Rai

Gurdev Kaur Rai passed away peacefully on June 23, 2020 while surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Gurdev Kaur was born in the village of Diwana, District Ludhiana, Punjab, India, in 1934. She was the second of five children born to the Late Jagir Singh and Nihal Kaur Sohi. Gurdev Kaur was predeceased by her […]

June 27th, 2020 | Posted in Link News, News, Top News | Read More »

Veteran Toronto Cop, South Asian Men Among 10 Charged Sexual Exploitation Of 16-Year-Old Girl

Veteran Toronto Cop, South Asian Men Among 10 Charged Sexual Exploitation Of 16-Year-Old Girl

Aryan Khemka, 19, Mohammad Ahmadi, 35, Sayad Jalai, 27, Feiya Liu, 29, Paul Pochmurski, 45, Angel Pina Sanchez, 36, Dragomir Popovic, 41, Austin Morden, 27, and Michael Yimer, 29, are charged with the sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old girl. TORONTO -A number of South Asian men and a veteran Toronto police constable are among 10 […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

First Observant Sikh-American Woman Cadet Graduates From West Point Military Academy

First Observant Sikh-American Woman Cadet Graduates From West Point Military Academy

Second Lt. Anmol Narang, a Georgia native, became the first observant woman Sikh cadet to successfully graduate from the country’s military academy. WASHINGTON – The United States Military Academy at West Point graduated its first observant Sikh cadet last Saturday. Second Lt. Anmol Narang, a Georgia native, became the first observant woman Sikh cadet to […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Philanthropist David Sidoo Stripped Of Order Of BC

Philanthropist David Sidoo Stripped Of Order Of BC

Well known Indo-Canadian philanthropist and businessman David Sidoo’s membership in the Order of British Columbia was terminated last Friday following his troubles in the US with the College admissions scandal. VICTORIA – Well known Indo-Canadian philanthropist and businessman David Sidoo’s membership in the Order of British Columbia was terminated last Friday following his troubles in […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Black-Canadian RCMP Officer Shares Personal Experiences Of Racism And Discrimination

Black-Canadian RCMP Officer Shares Personal Experiences Of Racism And Discrimination

Recently, police across Canada, including some RCMP officers were asked by the Toronto Star to share their personal experiences and perspectives on the issue of racism and discrimination. BC RCMP Sergeant Veronica Fox was one of those officers who responded to the request. Her full submission previously sent to the Toronto Star is below. Authentic […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indian National Arrested Smuggling $2.5 Million Worth Of Marijuana From Canada To US

Indian National Arrested Smuggling $2.5 Million Worth Of Marijuana From Canada To US

Arshdeep Singh faces a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison or a maximum of 40 years and a US$ 500,000 fine if he is convicted. Singh was carrying Canadian weed with market value of US $2.5 million. WASHINGTON – A 21-year-old Indian national, who used to drive a commercial truck between Canada and […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

United States Ranked Worst For Workers’ Rights Among Major Economies, Says Report

United States Ranked Worst For Workers’ Rights Among Major Economies, Says Report

Europe dominates the top-ranked countries for workers, with the list including Sweden, Italy, Netherlands, Ireland and Germany. Uruguay is the only non-European nation in the group. NEW YORK – The US has the worst record among major developed countries when it comes to workers’ rights, according to a survey of labor unions. The world’s largest […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in Business, Top News | Read More »

Brampton Private School Principal Sanjiv Kumar Arrested For Sexual Assault

Brampton Private School Principal Sanjiv Kumar Arrested For Sexual Assault

On Monday, June 8, 54-year-old Sanjiv Kumar was arrested and charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation. According to police, Kumar sometimes goes by the alias “Sanjiv Dhawan.” They say the allegations involve a 16-year-old girl who attends the school in Brampton. BRAMPTON – An Indo-Canadian private school principal has been arrested by Peel Regional […]

June 21st, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Virtual Celebrations For International Day Of Yoga To Be Held on Saturday At 4pm

Virtual Celebrations For International Day Of Yoga To Be Held on Saturday At 4pm

On the occasion of the International Day of Yoga, The Heartfulness Institute is organizing a virtual live event with well-known musicians such as Shankar Mahadevan and Pandit Jasraj along with YogRishi Ramdev Baba and the Global Guide of Heartfulness Kamleshji Patel, also known as Daaji. VANCOUEVR – International Day Of Yoga, a global event with […]

June 20th, 2020 | Posted in Health, International, Link News, News, Top News | Read More »

Facebook And Instagram Unblocks Sikh hashtag After Nearly Three Months

Facebook And Instagram Unblocks Sikh hashtag After Nearly Three Months

On March 7, Facebook admitted that the hashtag was mistakenly blocked. An official statement released by Instagram Communication on their Twitter handle (@Instagramcomms) said: “We have unblocked the hashtag #sikh on Instagram and are working to unblock #sikh on Facebook. We’re investigating why this happened. We will follow up here later today with more information.” […]

June 17th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »