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OBITUARY – Ranjit Singh Sidhu

OBITUARY – Ranjit Singh Sidhu

Ranjit Singh Sidhu, aged 66 passed away peacefully on Jun 8th, 2017 at Laurel Place Hospice in Surrey, BC. Born in  Phillaur, Jalandhar District in Punjab, India. Ranjit emigrated to Canada in 1975 and started in Williams Lake before settling in Surrey. He worked as an accountant, eventually opening his own practice in 1994, office […]

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Cultural Ambassador!

Cultural Ambassador!

A local South Asian man wan awarded in the Cultural Ambassador category as more than 200 people celebrated winners of the inaugural Surrey Mayor’s Art Awards during a breakfast event last Friday (June 9) at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. Mohammad Aminul Islam won in the Cultural Ambassador category. “Mohammad is the president of the Mother […]

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Leo Varadkar Becomes Ireland’s First Gay And First Indo-Irish Prime Minister

Leo Varadkar Becomes Ireland’s First Gay And First Indo-Irish Prime Minister

Leo Varadkar was elected Irish Prime Minister, making the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant the once-staunchly Catholic country’s first gay premier and the youngest person to hold the office. LONDON – Leo Varadkar, the son of a Mumbai-origin doctor, was on Wednesday confirmed as the country’s new prime minister following a vote in the […]

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Indo-British Businesswoman Buys Virat Kohli Painting For 2.9 Million Pounds

Indo-British Businesswoman Buys Virat Kohli Painting For 2.9 Million Pounds

BIRMINGHAM – Indo-British Businesswoman Poonam Gupta has bought a painting depicting Virat Kohli’s IPL journey over 10 years for a whopping 2.9 million pounds. The artist is Sasha Jaffrey and it was bought during the recent charity dinner organised by Virat Kohli foundation. Sasha is an award winning and one of the most notable painters […]

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Indo-American Man Shot At In Atlanta Department Store

Indo-American Man Shot At In Atlanta Department Store

ALTLANDA – A 24-year-old Indo-American man was shot at in a departmental store late on Monday night in Atlanta. Sameer Hasmukh Patel was closing the store when two unknown persons barged into the store and shot at him and fled with the cash chest. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but his condition was […]

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Indo-American Arrested After Fight Over Onions At US Eatery

Indo-American Arrested After Fight Over Onions At US Eatery

WASHINGTON – An Indo-American man has been arrested in the US after he went on a violent, naked rampage, threatening to shoot staffers at an Indian eatery – all because the restaurant put onions in his food. Police arrested Yuba Raj Sharma, 43, after the confrontation at the All India restaurant, in Oakland, Pittsburgh, and […]

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44-Year-Old Indian Woman From Sweden Finds Her Ailing Biological Mother After 40 Years

44-Year-Old Indian Woman From Sweden Finds Her Ailing Biological Mother After 40 Years

MUMBAI – It was an emotional moment for Nilakshi Elizabeth Jorendal, the India-born Swedish national, as she met her ailing biological mother in Yavatmal. Nilakshi (44), who was adopted by a Swedish couple when she was three years old, managed to trace her biological mother through Anjali Pawar of Pune-based NGO Against Child Trafficking. “It […]

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Fugitive Indian Fraudster Vijay Mallya Mocks India By Saying “Keep Dreaming About Billion Pounds”

Fugitive Indian Fraudster Vijay Mallya Mocks India By Saying “Keep Dreaming About Billion Pounds”

“You can keep dreaming about a billion pounds; you cannot prove anything without facts,” Mallya said LONDON – The court hearing to decide whether fugitive billionaire Vijay Mallya will be extradited back to India has been pushed back to December — and may not even happen till next year. Chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot at Westminster […]

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ASAP Serves Food To Hundreds On Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

ASAP Serves Food To Hundreds On Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER – The Association of South Asian Professionals of British Columbia (ASAP) with generous support from the Real Canadian Superstore on Marine Drive and Tim Hortons on Commercial Drive fed hundreds on Saturday at Oppenheimer Park in East Vancouver. It was a sunny day as hundreds of hot dogs were served up to a long […]

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Why Your Brain Craves Unhealthy Food?

Why Your Brain Craves Unhealthy Food?

If you think sweet tooth is the reason behind your unhealthy body, blame your brain for choosing junk foods. Many researches have proved that it is our brain that craves for calorie-dense foods. Hence, we tend to indulge in unhealthy eating. According to Steven Witherly, a food scientist, in his detailed study on “Why humans […]

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