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India’s Republic Day!

India’s Republic Day!

The mood was patriotic and upbeat at India’s Republic Day celebrations in Vancouver which took place at the Indian Consulate office downtown on Monday. See more highlights on page 11.

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Driver Dies!

Driver Dies!

Ravinder Singh Atwal, who was also known to family and friends as Ravi, was the man killed in the fiery crash Wednesday on Highway 99 in Delta. See story on page 3.

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

DIABETES EPIDEMIC!

DIABETES EPIDEMIC!

Young South Asians Hit With The Highest New Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes
A new BC study suggests while Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people in general but the number of young South Asians affected is at an alarming rate, that of twice the rate of Caucasian youth and triple that of Chinese [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

BC Civil Liberties Calls The New Police Powers Dangerous, Misguided And Unconstitutional!
“Criminalizing people’s words and thoughts is misguided and won’t make Canadians any safer. We will be less free, less democratic and less likely to know who to keep an eye on. This new law will impose a broad chill on legitimate political speech without [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

BC Civil Liberties Calls Harper’s New Police Powers Dangerous, Misguided And Unconstitutional!

“Criminalizing people’s words and thoughts is misguided and won’t make Canadians any safer. We will be less free, less democratic and less likely to know who to keep an eye on. This new law will impose a broad chill on legitimate political speech [...]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash

Indo-Canadian Trucker From Abbotsford Dies In Fiery Highway 99 Crash

RCMP Says Blown Tire Likely Cause Of Fatal Crash!

Ravinder Singh Atwal, who was also known to family and friends as Ravi, was the man killed in the fiery crash Wednesday on Highway 99 in Delta. Atwal, who died in the crash after his truck hit the median and caught fire, was 32 years [...]

January 29th, 2015 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

FRAUDSTER FINED!

FRAUDSTER FINED!

Former Notary Rashida Samji Slapped With $33 Million Fine For $100 Million Fraud Scheme
CBC News Posted: Jan 21, 2015 11:49 AM PT Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015 12:31 PM PT
Rashida Samji has been fined $33 million by a B.C. Securities Commission panel for committing $100 million fraud.
VANCOUVER – Former Notary Public Rashida Samji, who committed [...]

January 24th, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Princess Bride!

Princess Bride!

Local photographer Amrit Grewal, the photographer behind the 9 stunning photographs that re-imagine Disney Princesses as Indian Brides photo series, said the idea originated to demonstrate how Disney can inspire multiple ethnicities’ aesthetics: “Being a part of the Vancouver wedding industry, a common occurrence of themes are the various Disney Princesses. Jasmine Nijjar, who worked [...]

January 24th, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Will Harper Call The Federal Election This Spring Or Wait Out The Economic Uncertainty

Will Harper Call The Federal Election This Spring Or Wait Out The Economic Uncertainty

Conservatives have also fallen on hard times naturally due to their heavy emphasis on Alberta oil as an economic driver but which has since tanked worldwide forcing them to postpone the budget. The fear of more economic collapse would mean that they will be even more vulnerable to a loss to the Justin Trudeau led [...]

January 24th, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Two Punjabi Men Wanted By VPD In Connection With Sexual Assault On Burrard Street Bridge

Two Punjabi Men Wanted By VPD In Connection With Sexual Assault On Burrard Street Bridge

The first suspect was described as South Asian in his mid 30’s, six feet tall with a skinny build. He had short brown hair with brown eyes, was clean shaven and had a Punjabi accent. He was wearing dark coloured jeans and a t-shirt. The second suspect was described as South Asian in his early [...]

January 17th, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »