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Col. Sajjan Joins Liberal Leader Trudeau At Army Run

Col. Sajjan Joins Liberal Leader Trudeau At Army Run

OTTAWA – Lieutenant-Colonel Harjit Singh Sajjan again showed his commitment to Canada and to those who have fought for Canadian freedoms by taking part in the Army Run in Ottawa with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau.
The Army run gives Canadians the opportunity to thank veterans and show their support and build esprit de corps within the [...]

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Fiji’s Military Dictator Proclaims Victory In Poll

Fiji’s Military Dictator Proclaims Victory In Poll

SUVA – Fiji Coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama declared himself the new Prime Minister of the Pacific nation this week and promised “genuine democracy” and to work for all Fijians.
Following the first democratic election in eight years, he pledged to govern “for the well-being of all Fijians”, saying the country had “embraced a new future” after [...]

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Save The Earth!

Save The Earth!

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined thousands of people for a march through the city to shine the spotlight on the climate crisis with the UN chief stressing that there is no ‘Plan B’ to halt advance of climate change as there is no ‘Planet B.’ A protester carries a sign [...]

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Winners Of The Inaugural Dhahan Punjabi Literature Prize Announced

Winners Of The Inaugural Dhahan Punjabi Literature Prize Announced

VANCOUVER – The top $25,000 first prize in the inaugural Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature was awarded to Avtar Singh Billing for his novel, Khali Khoohaan di Katha (The Story of Empty Wells).
“I feel happy and lucky to be the first author to win the prestigious, inaugural Dhahan Prize in Punjabi Literature,” said Billing. “[Canada [...]

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Dr. Raghbir Singh Bains Recognized With Community Crusader Award

Dr. Raghbir Singh Bains Recognized With Community Crusader Award

SURREY – An eminent community activist Dr Raghbir Singh Bains received the Community Crusader Award 2014 at the 5th Annual Extraordinary Achievement Awards ceremony held by a local Indo-Canadian magazine. The award was bestowed upon Bains for serving the global community for more than 25 years, with his volunteer research work and free service to [...]

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Punjabi-Canadian At The Head Of University Of BC Is Of Great Pride For Our Community

Punjabi-Canadian At The Head Of University Of BC Is Of Great Pride For Our Community

University of British Columbia (UBC) is not only this province’s oldest but also the largest and most prominent centre of higher learning. Next year, it will be celebrating its centennial. University’s alumni play a prominent role in its growth, development and promotion. UBC’s Alumni Association, commonly known as Alumni UBC has been performing this task [...]

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ALS Bucket Challenge Was Fun Mob Mentality Driven By Celebrities And Summer But Hopefully The Awareness It Raised For A Serious Disease Will Be Worth It! By Kimberly Sunder

ALS Bucket Challenge Was Fun Mob Mentality Driven By Celebrities And Summer But Hopefully The Awareness It Raised For A Serious Disease Will Be Worth It! By Kimberly Sunder

It seems this summer everyone was either talking about the ALS ice bucket challenge or taking it. It was all over social media, on the news, and even at my own workplace.
For those of you who don’t know (and trust me you aren’t the only ones) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a neurodegenerative disease [...]

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The Original Tandoori Kings Of Comedy For One Night Only

The Original Tandoori Kings Of Comedy For One Night Only

SURREY – Surreyites craving for more than butter chicken will get a special treat of the Original Tandoori Kings of Comedy for one night only on November 8 at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre.
Promoters South Asian Arts say the Original Tandoori Kings of Comedy will be an unforgettable evening of in-your-face hilarity featuring two phenomenally [...]

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Dining With Royalty!

Dining With Royalty!

A special invitation dinner was held at Mission Hill Family Estate winery in honour of Their Royal Highnesses, The Earl and Countess of Wessex’s visit to Canada. Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, was accompanied by  his wife, Countess Sophie Rhys-Jones. The only Indo-Canadian business leaders invited to this [...]

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Dalai Lama Gets Intimate With Giani Gurbachan Singh’s Beard In Show Of Respect

Dalai Lama Gets Intimate With Giani Gurbachan Singh’s Beard In Show Of Respect

NEW DELHI—Showing a sign of respect, His Holiness, the Dalai Lama touched the beard of Giani Gurbachan Singh to his forehead during a spiritual seminar held in India.  The two day seminar “A Meeting of Diverse Spiritual Traditions in India – Promoting Human Values and Inter-Religious Harmony” was convened by the Dalai Lama with leaders [...]

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