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Surrey Mayor Promises Taxi Drivers He Won’t Issue Licenses To Operate In Surrey

Surrey Mayor Promises Taxi Drivers He Won’t Issue Licenses To Operate In Surrey

SURREY — Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum is promising taxi-drivers that ride-hailing will not be coming to his city cause he won’t grant them business licenses despite the fact that it is not his jurisdiction. McCallum told a room packed with taxi drivers that he will do everything he can to prevent ride-hailing companies like Uber […]

September 11th, 2019 | Posted in Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Trudeau To Call Election Wednesday Morning

Trudeau To Call Election Wednesday Morning

OTTAWA – Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is expected to call the 2019 federal election tomorrow morning, plunging Canadians into the October 19 election. He’s to visit Rideau Hall at 10 a.m. local time to ask Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament. By law, voting day is set for Oct. 21, but the prime minister […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Taxi Companies Ask BC Supreme Court To Quash Ride-Hailing Services Rules Set By Passenger Transportation Board

Taxi Companies Ask BC Supreme Court To Quash Ride-Hailing Services Rules Set By Passenger Transportation Board

VANCOUVER – Local taxi companies are in an uproar as BC is set to open business for the much awaited ride-hailing services in the province this month with a goal to have ride-hailing services such as Lyft and Uber operating by year’s end. According to Postmedia News, a group of taxi companies asked the Supreme […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Man Killed After Altercation In South Surrey, Two Arrested

Man Killed After Altercation In South Surrey, Two Arrested

Surrey RCMP have arrested two male suspects in relation to this homicide. They remain in custody, but no charges have been laid at this time. Both males were known to the victim, and police do not believe that there are any outstanding suspects. SURREY – An altercation between known individuals led to the death of […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Study ‘Panjabi Personality’, Industrialist Paul Tells UK Sikh conference

Study ‘Panjabi Personality’, Industrialist Paul Tells UK Sikh conference

The conference is attended by scholars of Sikh studies and showcases research in various universities across the world. LONDON – A three-day conference attended by scholars from India and elsewhere at a unique academic centre in Wolverhampton was told on Tuesday to focus on aspects of the ‘Panjabi personality’ exemplified by individuals such as Zail […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Two People Who Robbed Elderly People Including South Asian Seniors Arrested

Two People Who Robbed Elderly People Including South Asian Seniors Arrested

VANCOUVER – Vancouver Police this week arrested a 23-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman believed responsible for distraction thefts against seniors, including from the South Asian community, in Vancouver. VPD officers made the arrest Wednesday afternoon near Kerr Street and East 49th Avenue, shortly after a 69-year-old man had his necklace stolen following an interaction […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Urges White House To ‘Speak out Boldly’ On Kashmir

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Urges White House To ‘Speak out Boldly’ On Kashmir

US Senator Bernie Sanders was Addressing the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America, the largest organization representing muslims of north America. WASHINGTON – US Senator Bernie Sanders, who is running for the Democratic nomination for the White House, on Saturday called for the Trump administration to “speak out boldly” in support of […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Literary Legends Salman Rushdie And Margaret Atwood’s New Works Advance To Booker Prize Shortlist

Literary Legends Salman Rushdie And Margaret Atwood’s New Works Advance To Booker Prize Shortlist

Salman Rushdie won the Booker Prize in 1981 and both Atwood and Obioma had earlier made it to the 1986 and 2015 short-lists respectively. LONDON – Salman Rushdie’s latest book ‘Quichotte’ has been short-listed for the 2019 edition of the Man Booker Prize. Rushdie who had won the 1981 Booker Prize for ‘Midnight’s Children’, has […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

PakIstani-American Accused Of Planning NY Attacks

PakIstani-American Accused Of Planning NY Attacks

NEW YORK – A Pakistani-American teen allegedly planned deadly attacks in New York (NY) City on behalf of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation and wanted to inspire others to launch similar offensives, US officials have said. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C Demers said on Friday that Awais Chudhary, 19, “allegedly planned […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

NDP Announces Plan To Fight Rising Racism And Islamophobia In Canada

NDP Announces Plan To Fight Rising Racism And Islamophobia In Canada

TORONTO – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh spoke at the National Canadian Council of Muslims Townhall, and announced his plan to replace Liberal rhetoric with real action to address racism in Canada. “Absolutely no one should be made to feel like they don’t belong, or that they’re not safe – not online, not at school or […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Link News | Read More »