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Toronto Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of South Asian Teen

Toronto Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of South Asian Teen

TORONTO – An 18-year-old Toronto man has been charged with second-degree murder after a double stabbing that left a South Asian teen dead and another critically injured in the parking lot of Canada’s Wonderland.
The incident occurred just after 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 26. After receiving calls for a person with a weapon, York Regional Police [...]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Link News, South Asian | Read More »

Indo-American Teen Wins Prestigious Children’s Peace Prize

Indo-American Teen Wins Prestigious Children’s Peace Prize

NEW YORK -  Neha Gupta, an 18-year-old Indo-American, won the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for her work to help orphans in India and other vulnerable children.
Gupta won the award whose last year’s winner was Malala Yousufzai, who went on to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Gupta from Philadelphia became the first ever American [...]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in International, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indians Charged For Running Fraudulent Investment Scheme In U.S.

Indians Charged For Running Fraudulent Investment Scheme In U.S.

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Enforcement Division alleges that Pankaj Srivastava and Nataraj Kavuri offered “guaranteed” daily profits as they anonymously solicited investments for their investment management company called Profits Paradise.
NEW YORK – Two Indians have been charged by US authorities for running an alleged high-yield investment scheme through which they sought to exploit [...]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in International, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Guru Kabir Had Much The Same Thing To Say Prior To Guru Nanak

Guru Kabir Had Much The Same Thing To Say Prior To Guru Nanak

By Dr. J. Das
The LINK Newspaper’s November 8 edition contained a lengthy article by Dr. Kala Singh about the teachings of Guru Nanak for maintaining mental health. He went on to mention several points about Guru Nanak’s teachings: that no one is Hindu or Muslim, to give up ego and be humble, the incidents at [...]

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

Gujarati Diwali Show!

Gujarati Diwali Show!

The Gujarati Society of BC Diwali Show was held last Sunday, November 9 at Hard Rock Casino Theatre in Coquitlam. It was wall to wall entertainment with Senior Ladies Garba Group which was especially choreographed by Junita Thakorlal, one of the organizers of the annual show. VIP speakers were Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister of Advanced [...]

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

Vancouver Police Seek Help In Solving Halloween Attack On South Asian Teen

Vancouver Police Seek Help In Solving Halloween Attack On South Asian Teen

VANCOUVER – Police are asking for the public’s help to solve a Halloween attack that sent a South Asian teenager to hospital with serious injuries.
On October 31st at around 11 p.m., the 16 year-old boy left a house party, and was last seen in the south lane of East 60th Avenue near Inverness Street.
Around 6 [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Link News, South Asian | Read More »

Ask Paarull!

Ask Paarull!

If you have a question about your relationship that bothers you and you don’t know who to ask, the LINK has you covered. Ask Paarull at paarullb@gmail.com!
By Paarull JS Bakshi

I Have Feelings For Someone At Work But I’m In A Relationship – What Should I Do?
Paarull,
I’ve started developing feelings for someone I work [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link News, South Asian | Read More »

Conservative Power Players Deny Former MP Gurmant Grewal, Banquet Hall Owner Paul Brar From Seeking Cloverdale-Langley City Nomination At The Last Minute Without Any Reason

Conservative Power Players Deny Former MP Gurmant Grewal, Banquet Hall Owner Paul Brar From Seeking Cloverdale-Langley City Nomination At The Last Minute Without Any Reason

Despite The Nomination Snub, Grewal Remains Loyal To PM Harper And Party!

BC Conservative power players have denied two  Indo-Canadian candidates – former MP Gurmant Grewal and Paul Brar – by disqualifying them from seeking the nomination without giving any reasons for the denial. The reasons are fairly clear that Conservative insiders knew that their [...]

November 6th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Young South Asian Man Dead Following Gunfire In Burnaby

Young South Asian Man Dead Following Gunfire In Burnaby

BURNABY -  A South Asian man is dead following gunfire in Burnaby on Wednesday night.
Burnaby RCMP received several reports of shots fired near Lougheed Hwy and Rosser Avenue just before 10:30pm Wednesday.
Officers found the body of Aladdin Ramadan, 20, on the ground in front of a black Infiniti G37 near the intersection of Lougheed Highway.
Police [...]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in South Asian | Read More »

South Asians Face An Increasingly Hostile Climate In US: Report

South Asians Face An Increasingly Hostile Climate In US: Report

WASHINGTON – Thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, South Asians in particular Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and the Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the United States, according to a report.
The South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) in its report ‘Under Suspicion, Under Attack’ documents over 150 incidents of hate violence and [...]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in South Asian | Read More »