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Maple Batalia’s Killer’s Friend Found Guilty Of Accessory After The Fact

Maple Batalia’s Killer’s Friend Found Guilty Of Accessory After The Fact

Maple Batalia was just 19 years old when she was murdered in the parkade of the Simon Fraser University Surrey Campus, where she had been studying to become a doctor, in Sept. 2011.
VANCOUVER – A judge has ruled that Maple Batalia’s killer’s friend Gursimar Bedi is guilty of accessory after the fact in the murder [...]

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Bangladeshi-Canadian Woman Blinded By Husband In Vicious Attack Gives Keynote Speech At Big Sisters Spring Lunch

Bangladeshi-Canadian Woman Blinded By Husband In Vicious Attack Gives Keynote Speech At Big Sisters Spring Lunch

Rumana Monzur was brutally attacked and blinded by her husband in her home country of Bangladesh five years ago.
VANCOUVER – Rumana Monzur made headlines when she spoke out from her hospital bed about being brutally attacked and blinded by her husband in her home country of Bangladesh five years ago.
Today, she is an advocate for [...]

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Big Donation!

Big Donation!

The fight against cancer gets a boost with $85,000 raised from the 2016 Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet gala. Peter Green (centre), Senior VP and President of TELUS Business Solutions, announced a further contribution of $3,500. The cheque presentation was held at a recent sponsors reception held at Joe Fortes restaurant on Monday evening.

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Canadian Sikhs Want Komagata Maru To Be Made Part Of Canadian School Curriculum

Canadian Sikhs Want Komagata Maru To Be Made Part Of Canadian School Curriculum

TORONTO – Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s historic apology to the Sikh and South Asian  community in the House of Commons in Ottawa for the 1914 Komagata incident last Wednesday, Canadian Sikhs have demanded that the episode should be made part of school curricula across the country.
The Komagata Maru was a Japanese ship that was [...]

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Conservatives Say Goodbye To MP Stephen Harper After Disastrous Election

Conservatives Say Goodbye To MP Stephen Harper After Disastrous Election

VANCOUVER – Thousands of Conservatives bid farewell to former leader Stephen Harper Thursday night after he led the party to a crushing defeat last October with his divisive agenda.
The first full day of the Tories’ convention on Friday saw intensive debate on issues ranging from whether to drop the current policy opposing same sex marriage [...]

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Why Can’t Punjab Police Cope With Crime?

Why Can’t Punjab Police Cope With Crime?

This police inability or lack of will to crack major murderous attacks, especially of sectarian tinge and having genesis at succession rows or Sikh dera rivalries, threatens to eclipse director general of police (DGP) Suresh Arora’s lofty promise to provide “atmosphere of safety and security” as he completes seven months in office on Wednesday.
CHANDIGARH – [...]

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Cycling4 Diversity Comes To Surrey Khalsa School

Cycling4 Diversity Comes To Surrey Khalsa School

Surrey’s Khalsa School hosted Ken Herar and his merry band of Diversity promoters, who stopped by the school on their annual Cycling4Diversity ride. It’s an important initiative that needs to be embraced by all communities so that we can enrich our lives even more living on the best place on earth. Even here in a [...]

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Court To Hear Indo-American Woman’s Appeal Of Foeticide Conviction

Court To Hear Indo-American Woman’s Appeal Of Foeticide Conviction

INDIANAPOLIS – Attorneys for an Indo-American woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs will ask an appeals court on Tuesday to throw out the convictions that led to her 20-year prison sentence.
At issue is Indiana’s feticide law, which the defence says was “passed to protect pregnant women from [...]

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12-Year-Old Indo-American Prodigy Hopes To Become A Doctor By 18

12-Year-Old Indo-American Prodigy Hopes To Become A Doctor By 18

Tanishq Abraham, a native of Sacramento in California, has been accepted to University of California (UC) Davis and received a Regents scholarship to UC Santa Cruz. He is yet to decide which university he will enrol in.
LOS ANGELES – A 12-year-old Indian-American boy, who was congratulated by President Barack Obama after he became the youngest [...]

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7 Indo-Americans Among 10 Finalists Of Nat Geo Spelling Bee Contest

7 Indo-Americans Among 10 Finalists Of Nat Geo Spelling Bee Contest

The finalists are Pranay Varada of Texas, Saketh Jonnalagadda of Massachusetts, Lucas Eggers of Minnesota, Grace Rembert of Montana, Thomas Wright of Wisconsin, Ashwin Sivakumar of Oregon, Kapil Nathan of Alabama, Rishi Nair of Florida, Rishi Kumar of Maryland and Samanyu Dixit of North Carolina.
NEW YORK – Indo-American students continued their dominance at the prestigious [...]

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