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Teachers Say They Have Cut Their Proposal By $125 Million But Government Not Interested In Fair Deal

Teachers Say They Have Cut Their Proposal By $125 Million But Government Not Interested In Fair Deal

“In total, our moves have reduced our package by $125 Million,” BCTF said. “Unfortunately, the government did not indicate they were willing to make any meaningful moves in return. Does the government really expect that teachers would bargain away everything the BC Supreme Court has already awarded us? And what future decisions might bring?”
VANCOUVER [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Education, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Mystic India Dancers To Delight During PNE’s Final Days

Mystic India Dancers To Delight During PNE’s Final Days

VANCOUVER  – Mesmerizing musicians, captivating dancers, riveting acrobats and breathtaking costumes will intertwine to transport audiences overseas as the internationally acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacular, Mystic India: The World Tour, parades into the Fair at the PNE on Tuesday for the first time.
Through a harmonized artistic display of authentic Indian and modern dance techniques with bursts [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan Gets Extra Cover After Underworld Gangster Pujari’s Threat

Shah Rukh Khan Gets Extra Cover After Underworld Gangster Pujari’s Threat

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is scheduled to perform in Vancouver on September 27 as part of his SLAM tour in North America, was given extra protection after a threat from underworld gangster Ravi Pujari.
MUMBAI – Police have beefed up security at the residence and office of actor Shah Rukh Khan after fugitive gangster [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Indo-British MP Appointed Shadow Minister, Tasked With Tackling Violence Against Women

Indo-British MP Appointed Shadow Minister, Tasked With Tackling Violence Against Women

LONDON – A politician of Indian origin has become the Labour Party’s first minister tasked with tackling violence against women and girls.
Labour party leader Ed Miliband on Monday appointed MP Seema Malhotra as the first shadow minister for preventing violence against women and girls besides championing the needs of all victims of rape, domestic and [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Gandhi’s Statue Divides NRIs In UK

Gandhi’s Statue Divides NRIs In UK

LONDON – The campaign against the proposed installation of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside the British Parliament, which has revived the controversy over his ideology and lifestyle, has created a furore among his supporters in the UK, a large number of them are Punjabis.
Finding comments against Father of the Nation too offending, in a counter to [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

UK’s Pakistani Community Says Racism Fears Should Have Never Prevented Reporting On Child Abuse

UK’s Pakistani Community Says Racism Fears Should Have Never Prevented Reporting On Child Abuse

ROTHERHAM, England — Members of Britain’s Pakistani community reacted with outrage Wednesday amid reports that officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of Rotherham, reported Associated Press.
Report author Alexis Jay said between 1997 and 2013, some 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

The Indian Rice Bucket Challenge Gaining Momentum

The Indian Rice Bucket Challenge Gaining Momentum

BANGALORE – The ice bucket challenge has gone viral worldwide with the help of celebrities, top tech officials, and many known and popular faces accepting and donating towards raising awareness and funds for the research for ALS disease, a rare motor neurone disease.
India has come up its own creative and a very apt answer to [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in International, Link News, News | Read More »

Punjabis Become Super Gypsies Of The Modern Age

Punjabis Become Super Gypsies Of The Modern Age

When Punjabis leave Punjab, their journey does not end in the country they land in. If someone tells them that another country offers more opportunity than the country that they are presently in, then they are quick to pack their bags and attempt to move again. Even within a country, they are ready to move [...]

August 29th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, News, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Mystic India Dancers To Delight During PNE’s Final Days

Mystic India Dancers To Delight During PNE’s Final Days

VANCOUVER – Mesmerizing musicians, captivating dancers, riveting acrobats and breathtaking costumes will intertwine to transport audiences overseas as the internationally acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacular, Mystic India: The World Tour, parades into the Fair at the PNE on Tuesday for the first time.

Through a harmonized artistic display of authentic Indian and modern dance techniques with bursts [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment, Link News, Top News | Read More »

Naturopaths Sue Unlicensed Indo-Canadian Physicians In Surrey

Naturopaths Sue Unlicensed Indo-Canadian Physicians In Surrey

B.C.’s College of Naturopathic Physicians claim Sarge Sandhu and Sam Samrai, who run South Point Natural Therapies, are providing treatment improperly.
SURREY – A pair of Indo-Canadian unlicensed naturopaths are being sued by the B.C.’s College of Naturopathic Physicians, who claims the owners of a Surrey clinic are improperly giving injections and claiming to be [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Link News, News, Top News | Read More »