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OLD HABITS DIE HARD: Sajjan’s Cherry Pit Spitting Can Be Traced To His Indian Roots

OLD HABITS DIE HARD: Sajjan’s Cherry Pit Spitting Can Be Traced To His Indian Roots

Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan was born in India – a country where hygiene, manners and courtesy are almost non-existent. Almost 70 percent of the population goes to toilet in open fields. Some of the pristine beaches of Goa are littered with garbage. Given this sad lack of hygiene and abundance of litter and […]

July 26th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Commentary, International, Lead Story, Link Columnist, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Tigers Raise $80,000 For Charity!

Tigers Raise $80,000 For Charity!

The Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation’s (TJSF) 4th annual ‘TEEING OFF for a MIRACLE’ golf tournament was a tremendous SOLD OUT affair raising $80,000 for charity. “I am overcome with so much emotion right now and truly humbled by the outpour of support, which was capped off this year, by selling out the event two months […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Bad Hospital Experience!

Bad Hospital Experience!

Young Indo-Canadian woman Svee Bains, who was undergoing  tendon transfers and elbow lengthening, was asked to go home because it was too expensive for St. Paul’s Hospital to keep her. This was after spending night after surgery in recovery due to room shortage. “I had tendon surgery and after surgery I and two other patients […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Another Shooting In Surrey Thursday Night

Another Shooting In Surrey Thursday Night

SURREY – Surrey RCMP received reports of shots fired from one vehicle into another in the 9400 block of 130 A Street Thursday night at approximately 8:30pm. Officers attended and located evidence of shots being fired in the area, however, both vehicles had fled the scene before police arrived. The initial investigation has revealed that […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

‘Superwoman’ Lilly Singh Appointed UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador

‘Superwoman’ Lilly Singh Appointed UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador

Lilly Singh was appointed as UNICEF’s newest Global Goodwill Ambassador on July 15. She was in Delhi to support UNICEF’s Youth4Change initiative. NEW DELHI – UNICEF on July 15 appointed Indian-origin Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh as its newest Global Goodwill Ambassador at a special event here. Lilly was in the capital to support UNICEF’s […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

First Sikh-British Woman MP Joins Key House Panel

First Sikh-British Woman MP Joins Key House Panel

Preet Kaur Gill will be one of 11 MPs on the cross-party home affairs committee, which investigates the spending, policy and administration of the ministerial department. Gill said she was delighted to hear she had been selected LONDON – The first Sikh woman MP in Britain, Preet Kaur Gill, has been selected as a member […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NDP Names Former NDP Minister Head Of ICBC As It Cleans House Of BC Liberal Appointees

NDP Names Former NDP Minister Head Of ICBC As It Cleans House Of BC Liberal Appointees

VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan began cleaning out BC Liberal appointees by announcing four high-profile appointments, aimed at delivering the NDP’s commitments to offer relief for families on hydro rates, auto insurance costs and housing affordability. “For 16 years under the Liberal government, ordinary people struggled to get ahead – nowhere have they seen that […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Sharma Tops!

Sharma Tops!

Goaltender Nate Sharma was a key to the Delta Giants winning the Canada Challenge Cup in Edmonton last Sunday, July 16th. The Giants finished first place and received the Canada Challenge Cup trophy and Sharma was named the MVP. The smiling Goalie is seen here with proud family members Sarit Agnihotri and Neera Seth Sharma. […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-British Boy Dies After Allergic Reaction To Cheese Forced On Him

Indo-British Boy Dies After Allergic Reaction To Cheese Forced On Him

Karanbir Cheema was taken to a west London hospital after becoming unwell during a school break. The head of the school in Greenford said Karanbir was treated immediately in the school before paramedics arrived. He died on Sunday after 10 days in Great Ormond Street children’s hospital, the reports said. LONDON – A 13-year-old Indo-British […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NDA Candidate Ram Nath Kovind Becomes First BJP Member To Be Elected President Of India

NDA Candidate Ram Nath Kovind Becomes First BJP Member To Be Elected President Of India

Kovind, the second Dalit to be elected President, India’s top constitutional post, defeated opposition’s Meira Kumar, also a Dalit and former Lok Sabha speaker, garnering more than 65 per cent of the votes in the Electoral College, the Returning Officer for the poll announced Thursday. The 71-year-old Kovind received 2,930 votes with a value of […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »