According to a panel from the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), ex-notary Rashida Samji convinced investors to place $200,000 each into a secure trust account in order to finance an overseas winery affiliated with Mark Anthony – the Vancouver company that represents prestigious B.C. vineyards including Mission Hill. “A lot of people lost a lot [...]
Indo-Canadian Who Shot Several People At Richmond Banquet Hall Found Not Criminally Responsible Due To Mental Disorder
Richmond provincial court Judge Patrick Chen wrote in his judgement that Sukhdeep Singh Sandhu was not criminally responsible by reason of a mental disorder on seven criminal charges including attempted murder, three counts of aggravated assault, and three firearms-related charges. Sandhu’s first victim was walking to the bar inside the banquet hall, east of No. [...]
Five South Asian men were thrown from the boat into the water. Two of the men were wearing lifejackets. A short time later, all of the men were saved from the water by the Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue.
VANCOUVER – Police are asking for the public’s help investigating the capsizing of a pleasure [...]
MOSCOW – A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 295 people was shot down by either Ukranian forces or the Rebels fighting them in east Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
All passengers and crew were killed when it crashed near the village of Grabovo, in rebel-held territory close to the border with Russia.
Both sides [...]
Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants. Seen here is Malala (2nd L) sits with her father Ziauddin Yousafzai (2nd R) and [...]
NEW DELHI – Lakshmi Puri, deputy executive director, UN women tells HT’s Khimi Thapa why India needs to lead the women rights revolution. She talks at length about gender inequality and how the government should address issues such as poverty and unemployment to check crime against women.
What brings you to India?
With the new government taking [...]
SURREY – The Komagata Maru Heritage Foundation is commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the departure of Komagata Maru from Canada on Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at Bombay Banquet Hall, Surrey, 7475 – 135 Street, Surrey, BC.
The event keynote speaker is Richard Bird, grandson of Edward Bird, lawyer representing [...]
Former Ramgarhia Sikh Temple President Baldev Singh Kalsi Nearly Kills Wife, Then Gets Beaten Up In Custody And Sent To Hospital, Then Gets Kicked Out Of His Temple President Post And Justice Is Still To Be Served!
Baldev Singh Kalsi, 66, leader of the Gurdwara Sahib Brookside, was taken into police custody after his wife, Narinder [...]
Victim of yesterday’s Suspicious Death in Chilliwack identified
The victim of yesterday’s Suspicious Death in Chilliwack has been identified as 31 year old Harjit (Stefan) Singh KONDOLAY of Chilliwack. KONDOLAY was not known to police.
“Our investigation into this death continues and we do not have any additional details which can be shared with the public at [...]