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The World Needs Guru Nanak’s Universal Message

The World Needs Guru Nanak’s Universal Message

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, was a great humanitarian. He had the broadest vision among the entire visionaries and was one of the strongest advocates for a global community. His concept of a global community is all-inclusive. SARBAT (everybody) includes all human beings, all living organisms, and non-living [...]

October 31st, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Surrey Campaign Turns Nasty With Racist Vandalism Of Indo-Canadian Candidates’ Signs

Surrey Campaign Turns Nasty With Racist Vandalism Of Indo-Canadian Candidates’ Signs

SURREY – The race to run B.C.’s second-biggest city is getting uglier by the day with racist and sexist graffiti and personalized attacks.
Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode has filed a police complaint after finding 50 of her campaign signs defaced overnight, reported CTV news.
She’s had many other signs damaged since her campaign began, with a [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

B.C.’s Open Textbook Push Has An Indo-Canadian Professor As A Key Proponent

B.C.’s Open Textbook Push Has An Indo-Canadian Professor As A Key Proponent

SURREY – Thousands of students across British Columbia have collectively saved over $350,000 thanks to a province-wide initiative to open up access to post-secondary texts. And now this initiative has an Indo-Canadian fac.
Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, a recent addition to Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Faculty of Arts, has revised two textbooks on research methods in psychology [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Punjab Ignoring Komagata Maru Martyrs, Komagata Maru Foundation President Says

Punjab Ignoring Komagata Maru Martyrs, Komagata Maru Foundation President Says

JALANDHAR – Komagata Maru Heritage Foundation, a Surrey based NGO, has condemned the state government for not organising any state-sponsored event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Komagata Maru incident.
Foundation president Harbhajan Singh Gill said the government had not been doing much to pay tributes to martyrs of the Komagata Maru incident.
“We have been trying [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

MP Sandhu Expresses Condolences To Family Of Fallen Soldier

MP Sandhu Expresses Condolences To Family Of Fallen Soldier

OTTAWA – Jasbir Sandhu, MP for Surrey North, made the following statement in the House of Commons following Wednesday’s attacks.
“In light of yesterday`s events, I  would like to express my sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Corporal Nathan Cirillo for his selfless sacrifice and service to our country.
“Tragedies like this, remind us [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Surrey First Proposes New Cultural Corridor To Unite Arts, Heritage And Business Groups In Surrey

Surrey First Proposes New Cultural Corridor To Unite Arts, Heritage And Business Groups In Surrey

SURREY – Surrey First Mayoral candidate Linda Hepner announced Surrey First’s Cultural Platform, which includes a new Cultural Corridor to reflect Surrey’s rich cultural diversity, expand opportunities to celebrate the city’s art and heritage, and create employment opportunities for students and others in the field.
Surrey’s Cultural Corridor will extend from Surrey City Centre down through [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Indian Govt To Tell Supreme Court Names Of Swiss Bank Account Holders

Indian Govt To Tell Supreme Court Names Of Swiss Bank Account Holders

NEW DELHI – The government will likely disclose to the Supreme Court next week names of people against whom strong evidence exists of stashing away black money in Swiss banks, a major step in its crackdown on India’s parallel economy.
Top government sources told HT that a supplementary affidavit is likely to be filed in the [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Woman Lied About Sister’s Fiance Being A Terrorist, Court Hears

Woman Lied About Sister’s Fiance Being A Terrorist, Court Hears

EDMONTON – An Edmonton woman accused of a terrorism hoax admitted Wednesday to lying to authorities about her sister’s fiance being a terrorist because the family disliked him.
Hana Bedhiafi, 23, had been charged with committing a hoax regarding terrorist activity, but was allowed to plead guilty to a reduced charge of public mischief for reporting [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Diwali On The Beach!

Diwali On The Beach!

For the first time, Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated at White Rock beach. A diverse crowd enjoyed the festivities presented by Sanatan Cultural Society. Festival was made possible with support by City of White Rock, White Rock Tourism, White Rock Business Improvement Association, Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP), Hospice Society, Semiahmoo Arts and [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Whatcom County Denies Shere Punjab Point Roberts Radio Tower

Whatcom County Denies Shere Punjab Point Roberts Radio Tower

SURREY – The City of Delta reported this week that it received formal notification from the Whatcom County Hearing Examiner, denying the Point Roberts Radio Towers proposal. According to the Hearing Examiner, the application was denied based on the following:
“the height requirements of the Point Roberts Special District apply to this Application;  that the Application [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Link News | Read More »