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VISAFF’s Special Film Networking Event To Be Highlight Of One-Day Film Festival

VISAFF’s Special Film Networking Event To Be Highlight Of One-Day Film Festival

Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival & Networking Event at SFU Woodwards, World Art Centre on Sunday, November 30.
VANCOUVER – The 4th annual Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival will be held on Sunday, November  30th at the beautiful World Art Centre at the SFU Woodward Building in Gastown. For the very first time [...]

November 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Vancouver Power Players Honoured!

Vancouver Power Players Honoured!

By R. Paul Dhillon
Vancouver Magazine’s annual Power 50 honoured the city’s movers and shakers Monday night at the Vancouver Club. This year’s list included Luigi Acquilini, the father of the Vancouver Canucks owners the Acquilini brothers, who was named Number One on the list.
There were two Indo-Canadians and one Nepali-Canadian on the list.

Construction King Daljit [...]

November 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Entertainment, International, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Shocking Surrey Election Results Means Some Will Have To Pay A Price!

Shocking Surrey Election Results Means Some Will Have To Pay A Price!

By R. Paul Dhillon
Surrey’s elections results Saturday night were shocking for many, especially for those who spent a lot of money, time and energy only to see Surrey First run away with it with a clean sweep of mayor, council and school board positions.
The results were shocking for only one reason [...]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Punjabi-Canadians Rock In BC Civic Elections With Two Elected Mayor In Kelowna And Vernon

Punjabi-Canadians Rock In BC Civic Elections With Two Elected Mayor In Kelowna And Vernon

Twelve Indo-Canadians Elected To Council Around BC Including Newcomer Kelly Chahal In Abbotsford!

The winners’ circle includes Collin Basran, who has been elected as the youngest Mayor in the city of Kelowna with Akbal Singh Mund becoming the mayor in Vernon.

Big Council winners included Surrey First’s Tom Gill who again topped all [...]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Punjab Should Learn From Kerala’s Experience

Punjab Should Learn From Kerala’s Experience

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Recently, we spent about two weeks in Kerala. Kerala’s model of development seems to be working much better than Punjab’s model. Many Punjabis who visit Kerala are very impressed by Kerala’s progress and have told us that we must go there to see the difference. The feeling among Punjabis seems to [...]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

US Governor Nikki Haley Makes Surprise Visit To Punjab After Being Re-Elected Last Week

US Governor Nikki Haley Makes Surprise Visit To Punjab After Being Re-Elected Last Week

CHANDIGARH – U.S.’ South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (Nimrata Randhawa) visited her parents’ native Punjab this week in a surprise trip following her re-election as Governor of South Carolina last week.
Haley  in a meeting with Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, promised South Carolina’s support to Punjab in setting up aerospace, pharma, tourism and [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

MP Jinny Sims Given Big Union Award

MP Jinny Sims Given Big Union Award

SURREY – On Tuesday evening in Toronto, local NDP MP Jinny Sims was recognized by United Food and Commercial Workers and the Agricultural Workers Alliance, with one of five UFCW-AWA awards distributed annually.
Sims received the award for having worked closely with UFCW to stop the government’s blacklisting of migrant farm workers in British Columbia, and [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Trucker Sued In Crash That Killed RCMP Cop

Indo-Canadian Trucker Sued In Crash That Killed RCMP Cop

Canada’s attorney general has filed a civil suit filed in B.C. Supreme Court against driver Harjit Lotay, alleging Lotay made a negligent driving move that caused his vehicle to cross directly into the path of the oncoming RCMP vehicle that killed Const. Adrian Oliver in November 2012.
VANCOUVER – An Indo-Canadian trucker is being sued by [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

White House Names Indo-American As Gay-Lesbian Community Liasion

White House Names Indo-American As Gay-Lesbian Community Liasion

WASHINGTON – Indian-American Aditi Hardikar has been appointed to a key White House position to liaison with the LGBT as well as the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities, an official said.
Hardikar, who till recently was director of the LGBT Leadership Council at Democratic National Committee, replaces another Indian-American Gautam Raghavan at the White House, [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

India Seeks Greater Market Access, Investments From Russia

India Seeks Greater Market Access, Investments From Russia

NEW DELHI – India sought greater market access to the Russian market for its products, while inviting investments from that country into areas such as railways and defence so as to boost bilateral trade ties.
“Our intention is to seek greater market penetration and access in at least those sectors in which India has set global [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »