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COVID-19: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Orders To Maintain Testing At 30,000 A Day

COVID-19: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Orders To Maintain Testing At 30,000 A Day

CHANDIGARH – Amid projections of a second coronavirus wave hitting Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the Health and Medical Education Departments to maintain levels of testing at 30,000 a day. He also ordered amendment in rules to enable direct recruitment of super specialist doctors to meet the shortfall of the medical staff. […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Link News, South Asian | Read More »

Let’s All Follow COVID-19 Protocols To Stop Spread

Let’s All Follow COVID-19 Protocols To Stop Spread

Dear Editor, It is very unfortunate that still there are some people who have a tendency to defy the rules re COVID-19 Coronavirus. Premier John Horgan has put it very well that tackling COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic is a marathon not a sprint, and we’re all in it to-gether. The rules to arrest the spread of […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Imprisoned UK-Sikh Jagtar Johal Gets Bail In Targeted killings Case

Imprisoned UK-Sikh Jagtar Johal Gets Bail In Targeted killings Case

MOGA- The Punjab and Haryana High Court granted regular bail to Jagtar Singh, alias Jaggi Johal, a British citizen accused imprisoned in India on trumped up charges killings Hindu leaders in Punjab without any evidence. Justice Anupinder Singh Grewal ordered, “In view of the submissions of the learned counsel for the petitioner, especially when the […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Canadian Dollar Hits Strongest Level In More Than Two Years

Canadian Dollar Hits Strongest Level In More Than Two Years

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar touched its strongest level against the U.S. dollar since October 2018, following positive COVID-19 vaccine news from Pfizer and news over the weekend that Joe Biden won the U.S. presidential election. The loonie was trading at 1.30 to the greenback, or 77 U.S. cents around mid-morning, before easing slightly. The […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

ASEAN Nations To Sign China-Backed Trade Deal Amid US Presidential Uncertainty

ASEAN Nations To Sign China-Backed Trade Deal Amid US Presidential Uncertainty

The deal, which is expected to be signed later on Sunday on the sidelines of a mostly online, four-day ASEAN summit in Hanoi, will take years to complete but will progressively lower tariffs across many areas and could become the world’s biggest trade agreement. HANOI – Southeast Asian leaders start meetings on Thursday that are […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Biden-Harris Ticket Declared Winners After Last Week’s Cliffhanger But Trump Refuses To Concede

Biden-Harris Ticket Declared Winners After Last Week’s Cliffhanger But Trump Refuses To Concede

After outgoing doofus president Donald Trump’s shenanigans and legal stalling, former Vice President Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the 2020 following a cliff-hanger vote count after Tuesday’s election. The BBC reported that Biden has won the key battleground state of Pennsylvania, propelling him over the 270 electoral-college vote threshold required to clinch […]

November 16th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Surrey Mayor Says Stay Home And Celebrate Diwali Safely

Surrey Mayor Says Stay Home And Celebrate Diwali Safely

SURREY – City mayor Doug McCallum wants the South Asian community to celebrate Diwali safely this year. “On behalf of City Council, I want to wish everyone a very happy and safe Diwali this year. Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is a much-loved cultural tradition in Surrey that promotes the message of […]

November 13th, 2020 | Posted in Lead Story, Link News, News, Top News | Read More »

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘Barred For Life’ From UK Pub

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘Barred For Life’ From UK Pub

LONDON – UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak and three fellow ruling Conservative Party members of Parliament from northern England have been “barred for life” by a local pub and restaurant in their constituency region after they voted against free school meals for children during the holidays. The Mill pub and its connected Il Mulino restaurant at […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

What Newcomers Need To Know About Healthcare In Canada?

What Newcomers Need To Know About Healthcare In Canada?

If you’re new to Canada and you have questions like — “Are all medical services free here?” or, “Is it safe to see a doctor right now?” — here are some answers to help you navigate. When I migrated to Canada in 2014, I had to have medical coverage as part of the travel insurance […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link News | Read More »

Surrey’s Got Many Deserving Ministers But Jagrup Brar Deserves To Be In The inner Circle

Surrey’s Got Many Deserving Ministers But Jagrup Brar Deserves To Be In The inner Circle

By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – Premier John Horgan and the NDP won a landslide victory Saturday night and made history as one of BC NDP’s biggest victory with 55 seats before the mail-in ballots are counted and according to trends, NDP may actually end up even higher than 55. But the big victory brings […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link News, South Asian | Read More »