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First Turbaned Sikh-American Mayor Says He Wants To Educate Public About South Asian Community

First Turbaned Sikh-American Mayor Says He Wants To Educate Public About South Asian Community

NEW YORK – Ravi Bhalla, the first ever Sikh mayor of a city in New Jersey, hopes to educate the public about the Indian and South Asian community and the rights of all Americans under the Constitution. Bhalla became the 39th Mayor of the City of Hoboken after winning the election in November last year […]

May 19th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Celebrating Mother’s Day!

Celebrating Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day was celebrated with a big bash at the independent living seniors housing at PICS in Surrey, where a newly formed organization Fiji Canada Professîonal Women’s Network organized a high tea for moms at the housing complex. Moms were treated and served with high tea, entertainments and gifts. All the women that attended the […]

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Indo-Canadian Among Immigration Minister Hussen’s Appointment Of 10 Citizenship Judges

Indo-Canadian Among Immigration Minister Hussen’s Appointment Of 10 Citizenship Judges

OTTAWA – An Indo-Canadian woman from the Toronto area is among Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen’ s appointment of 10 citizenship judges this week. Hardish Kaur Dhaliwal was appointed a full-time judge in the Greater Toronto Area (ON) with other appointments being across Canada. Dhaliwal is a Fellow of the Institute […]

May 19th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Bollywood Music Party & Dinner To Celebrate Aga Khan Diamond Jubilee This Long Weekend

Bollywood Music Party & Dinner To Celebrate Aga Khan Diamond Jubilee This Long Weekend

Following up on the great success of Mother’s Day sold out concert of Atif Aslam & Neha Kakkar, Kamal’s Video Palace is now dedicating Bollywood Music Party to the Ismaili Community, which is still celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of H.H.AGA KHAN JI. To carry on the celebratory mood , KVP Entertainers now presents a Musical […]

May 19th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Treat Work Like God And Worship At It’s Alter

Treat Work Like God And Worship At It’s Alter

  By Zile Singh “Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher’s stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold” – Sir William Osler Work is a magic word.  The dictionary meaning of work is ‘an action involving mental or physical effort done […]

May 12th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News, Link Columnist, Top News | Read More »

Vijay Mallya Loses $1.55 Billion UK Lawsuit Filed By Indian Banks

Vijay Mallya Loses $1.55 Billion UK Lawsuit Filed By Indian Banks

LONDON –  Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya lost a UK lawsuit filed by Indian banks seeking to collect more than 1.15 billion pounds ($1.55 billion or over Rs 10,000 crore) amid allegations that he committed massive fraud. Judge Andrew Henshaw in London Tuesday said the lenders, including IDBI Bank Ltd., can enforce an Indian court ruling […]

May 12th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Religious Places Such As Gurdwaras Are A Beacon Of Hope And Optimism

Religious Places Such As Gurdwaras Are A Beacon Of Hope And Optimism

By Balwant Sanghera Religion is supposed to give one peace of mind. Almost every religion promotes mutual respect and harmony. Unfortunately, in some countries and some regions of the world religion has become a source of conflict. In that context, Canada has been a shining example of intercultural -interreligious peace, harmony and inclusion. It is […]

May 12th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

More Than 200 Musicians Perform At Robson Square For14th Annual Music Monday

More Than 200 Musicians Perform At Robson Square For14th Annual Music Monday

Students from across Metro Vancouver gathered to perform the new Music Monday anthem, VANCOUVER  – An ensemble of Metro Vancouver elementary and secondary students gave a free public concert, May 7, at the Vancouver Art Gallery / Robson Square, as part of the 14th annual Music Monday, a cross-Canada event to raise awareness for music […]

May 12th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Senior Indian Journalist Says Canada An Escape Route For Jobless Punjabis

Senior Indian Journalist Says Canada An Escape Route For Jobless Punjabis

Sainath called upon the country’s farmers to demand and force a 20-day-long special Parliament session to discuss the agrarian crisis. JALANDHAR – Foreign countries, especially Canada, are an escape route for the Punjabis, who are currently facing a job crisis in the state and these countries are serving as a breather for many families to […]

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Indo-Canadian Ex-Cop Sues Abbotsford Police For Not Accommodating His Mental Illness

Indo-Canadian Ex-Cop Sues Abbotsford Police For Not Accommodating His Mental Illness

Ravinder “Rob” Thandi became “obsessed” with a young single mother. He committed benefits fraud when he lied about their relationship in order to add her and her son to his employee medical plan. Obsessed with her safety, he also searched her name in the police database 11 times over two years. ABBOTSFORD – An Indo-Canadian […]

May 12th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »