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Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary Celebrations Held In US Capital

Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary Celebrations Held In US Capital

  WASHINGTON – Year-long celebrations of Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary have kicked off in the US to spread his message of brotherhood and sharing. The Indian Embassy and Consulates have chalked out a calendar of activities, said India’s new Ambassador Harsh V Shringla. He was addressing people gathered to celebrate the occasion; artiste Bhai […]

January 19th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Facebook Says It Will Invest $300 Million In Journalism

Facebook Says It Will Invest $300 Million In Journalism

NEW YORK – Facebook announced on Tuesday that it will invest $300 million dollars in various projects related to journalism, especially to promote local news, which has been hit hard in the digital age. “Over the next three years, we will invest USD 300 million in news programs, partnerships and content,” Campbell Brown, Facebook’s vice-president […]

January 19th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Dalit Woman Who Entered Sabarimala Temple In Defiance Allegedly “Beaten Up” By Mother-In-Law

Dalit Woman Who Entered Sabarimala Temple In Defiance Allegedly “Beaten Up” By Mother-In-Law

Kanaka Durga, one of two Indian women to enter Sabarimala temple which traditionally bans the entry of women of menstrual age, is seen at a hospital in Manjeri town in the southern state of Kerala on January 15, 2019. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM – One of the two women who had entered the Sabarimala temple defying tradition, alleged […]

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China Sentences Convicted Abbotsford Drug Dealer To Death Amid Huawei Row

China Sentences Convicted Abbotsford Drug Dealer To Death Amid Huawei Row

  The verdict comes in the backdrop of a diplomatic row between China and Canada after the Canadian police arrested Meng Wanzhou, a top official at the Chinese telecom giant Huawei, on a request from the US.   BEIJING – A convicted Abbotsford drug dealer serving a jail sentence for smuggling drugs, has been sentenced […]

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Liberals’ Racially Divisive Candidate Forced Out After Singling Out Jagmeet Singh As “Indian”

Liberals’ Racially Divisive Candidate Forced Out After Singling Out Jagmeet Singh As “Indian”

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s bid to get a seat in Parliament got a little easier as his chief Liberal party opponent was forced out after spewing racially divisive vote seeking propaganda on Chinese social media platform WeChat. Karen Wang was forced to quit the Burnaby South byelection race over comments she posted on social media […]

January 19th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

It’s That Time Of The Year To Celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

It’s That Time Of The Year To Celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

  By Zile Singh   Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is a Celebratory Day observed on January 9 every   year by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. It also provides a platform to the overseas Indian community to engage with the government and people of […]

January 14th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Public input sought for Museum of Surrey Punjabi Exhibition

Public input sought for Museum of Surrey Punjabi Exhibition

Share your stories, personal objects, photos at upcoming information sessions For immediate release:  January 8, 2019   Museum of Surrey is gearing up to feature Punjabi stories of Surrey as its first major community-led exhibition in the new feature gallery. This dynamic cultural showcase will run Oct. 2 to Dec. 22, 2019, shining a spotlight […]

January 14th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

HUKA RAZAI CHALNA PART 2: Bliss Awaits Those Who Have The Courage To Do Hukam Inspired Righteous Actions

HUKA RAZAI CHALNA PART 2: Bliss Awaits Those Who Have The Courage To Do Hukam Inspired Righteous Actions

By Promod Puri In this part two of my interpretation of Guru Nanak’s divine message Hukam Razai Chalna, Nanak Likhyea Naal, we take another aspect of the edict. But first, let me briefly recap what was presented in the first discussion. In the previous viewpoint, the perception was when we are facing an unjust or […]

January 14th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

I Applaud Two Dalit Women For Standing Up To Hindu Temple Bullies

I Applaud Two Dalit Women For Standing Up To Hindu Temple Bullies

Dear Editor: I applaud two Dalit women who courageously entered the Hindu Temple. Also congratulate the women’s movement to help aware people that the old value, they claim Hindu value, is out dated and is purely discriminatory in this day and age. Human rights in India and the majority countries in our global village, are […]

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Indo-Canadian Driver Of The Semi-Trailer In Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash That Killed 16 Pleads Guilty

Indo-Canadian Driver Of The Semi-Trailer In Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash That Killed 16 Pleads Guilty

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, who made a brief appearance Tuesday morning in Saskatchewan provincial court in Melfort, said he decided to plead guilty to save the families the further heartache of a trial. SASKATCHEWAN – The Indo-Canadian truckercharged in a fatal highway crash between a semi-trailer truck and the Humboldt Broncos team bus has pleaded guilty […]

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