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UN Watchdog Says Israel Committing War Crimes

UN Watchdog Says Israel Committing War Crimes

UNITED NATIONS – In Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Wednesday that around three-quarters of the 668 Palestinians and 31 Israelis killed in the conflict were civilians, and thousands more have been injured.
Pillay told the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council that the situation in Gaza requires its urgent attention because of [...]

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Ukrainian Fighter Jet Was Near MH17, Says Moscow

Ukrainian Fighter Jet Was Near MH17, Says Moscow

MOSCOW – Russia said its records show a Ukrainian fighter jet was flying close to the Malaysian airliner just before it crashed and a US satellite was flying over rebel-held Ukraine at the time.
Moscow also denied supplying Ukrainian separatists with Buk missile systems or any other weapons as it sought to head off international accusations [...]

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UK Police Arrest 660 Paedophiles During Nationwide Crackdown

UK Police Arrest 660 Paedophiles During Nationwide Crackdown

LONDON – The police arrested 660 persons, including several doctors, teachers, scout leaders, care workers and former police officers, during a nationwide crackdown on paedophile networks in Britain, Asian Lite, a newspaper for the British-Asian communities, reported.
The unprecedented six-month operation, coordinated by the National Crime Agency and involving 45 police forces across England, Wales, Scotland [...]

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Market Guests!

Market Guests!

Minister of State for Multiculturalism, Tim Uppal and former Mayor of Surrey, Doug McCallum, who is seeking the Surrey mayorship again, made a trek to the Surrey Night Market. They are seen here with the organizers.

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Simran Weds Meghan

Simran Weds Meghan

Simran Sekhon tied the knot with Meghan and the couple celebrated the occasion with a party in Surrey.
CORRECTION: Engagement Celebrations!
There was a misprint last week, it was Amandeep Toor and Dalpreet Takhar who celebrated their engagement with a reception in Vancouver. Amandeep is the daughter of Jaspal Singh Toor, who is the brother of Punjab [...]

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Charges Against A Sikh-American Carrying A Kirpan At Airport Dropped

Charges Against A Sikh-American Carrying A Kirpan At Airport Dropped

NEW YORK – A US court here has dismissed criminal charges against a Sikh for carrying a kirpan to a city airport. The New York City Port Authority Police Department had in May issued criminal summons to Maninder Singh for carrying two kirpans through security checkpoint at the John F Kennedy International airport here.
The summons [...]

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Sikh Malaysian Airlines Steward On Board Fatal MH17 Swapped Flights

Sikh Malaysian Airlines  Steward On Board Fatal MH17 Swapped Flights

KUALA LUMPUR – A Sikh Malaysian flight steward was among the 15 crew members on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over Ukraine, media reported.
Sanjid Singh Sandu, 41, had swapped flights with his colleague to fly on the MH17, the Malaysian Insider reported.
“He was last here about a month ago. He [...]

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Anger, Apology Over Shiv Sena MPs’ Ramzan Bullying

Anger, Apology Over Shiv Sena MPs’ Ramzan Bullying

NEW DELHI – Video footage of a Shiv Sena MP forcing a fasting Muslim worker to eat at a state guest house triggered outrage in Parliament and social media on Wednesday, but the government said the allegations were unsubstantiated.
Opposition parties demanded action as television channels showed footage of the Thane MP, Rajan Vichare, apparently upset [...]

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Free Gas!

Free Gas!

Petroleum giant Shell held their “Shell Customer Appreciation Day” at a station located at 14780 108th Avenue on Tuesday where they offered free gas, fuelling 237 cars during the 90 minute free fuel period from 9:00-10:30am this morning. Drivers were also be treated to free Shell Gift Cards and Shell smarter driving tips to help [...]

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Actor Honours!

Actor Honours!

The district Ropar and Mohali Association honoured Punjabi character actor Shavinder Mahal at a function in Surrey

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