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Namaste Canada!

Namaste Canada!

The Consulate General of India in Vancouver hosted a day-long cultural event – ‘Namaste Canada 2018’ – in cooperation with more than 20 Indo-Canadian associations and cultural societies on Saturday, September 1 at Burnaby’s Michael J. Fox Theatre.

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“Unloved” British Girls Were Sexually Abused Asian-British Men

“Unloved” British Girls Were Sexually Abused Asian-British Men

Eight Asian-British men are on trial, facing a bundle of gang-rape, sexual abuse and assault charges. Known as the Rotherham gang-of-eight, who ‘sexually abused teenage girls who were easy to exploit because they wanted to be loved’. LONDON – A Rotherham schoolgirl who was raped by multiple men was months later forced to have an […]

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Missing Singh Found Safe And Sound

Missing Singh Found Safe And Sound

SURREY – A Sikh Canadian man who was reported from Surrey last week has been found. Surrey RCMP said that 44-year-old missing person Miter Singh, who was last seen on August 5th, 2018, has been located and is safe. Police thanked the public, media, and their policing and community partners for their assistance. It was […]

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Contestant To Wear Hijab In Miss England Finals

Contestant To Wear Hijab In Miss England Finals

LONDON – A 20-year-old Muslim woman is set to become the first to wear a hijab in the Miss England finals, a media report said on Sunday. Sara Iftekhar will walk on the ramp in the headscarf this week, hoping to get the crown. Women have worn the hijab in qualifying rounds of the event, […]

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LIBRARY CHAMPIONS PROJECT: The Story Of A New Immigrant

LIBRARY CHAMPIONS PROJECT: The Story Of A New Immigrant

  Karen, originally from the Philippines, recently immigrated to Canada with her family. Last year, she joined the Library Champions Project based at Muriel Arnason Library. This is her story!   My decision to move to BC was primarily because of the milder winter conditions and higher employment opportunities in BC for my husband’s trade. […]

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Indo-Canadian Woman Arrested For Calling India Ruling BJP ‘Fascist’

Indo-Canadian Woman Arrested For Calling India Ruling BJP ‘Fascist’

The arrest of Sofia Lois has prompted outrage and proves that the BJP is in fact Fascist! The incident occurred on Monday at an airport in the state and a video of the two women arguing soon went viral. NEW DELHI – An Indo-Canadian woman visiting her family in India has been arrested in the […]

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Indo-American Tech Mogul Jailed After Losing Appeal Of Domestic Violence Case

Indo-American Tech Mogul Jailed After Losing Appeal Of Domestic Violence Case

Gurbaksh Chahal, aka “G-Money”, who had his probation revoked following another domestic violence incident, was sentenced to a year in jail last Friday after losing his appeal. Chahal, founder of online advertising companies Gravity4 and RadiumOne, sobbed while asking San Francisco Superior Court Judge Tracy Brown for leniency. But there was none! Beverly Upton, Executive […]

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6 Indians Among Over 300 Arrested By US Immigration Authorities

6 Indians Among Over 300 Arrested By US Immigration Authorities

NEW YORK – Six Indian nationals are among over 300 people arrested by American authorities for criminal activities and violating the country’s immigration laws during a month-long crackdown across six states. Federal officers with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 364 criminal aliens and immigration violators during a […]

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Darpan Magazine’s Extraordinary Achievement Awards To Be Held September 14

Darpan Magazine’s Extraordinary Achievement Awards To Be Held September 14

 SURREY – Darpan Magazine is all set to present their annual Darpan Magazine’s Extraordinary Achievement Awards 2018. It will be yet another memorable night where ten renowned individuals within the South Asian community will be honoured for their remarkable achievements in their respective fields.   Celebrating its ninth year, Darpan Awards will bring together social, […]

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BC NDP Government’s New Child Benefit To Helps 60,000 More families

BC NDP Government’s New Child Benefit To Helps 60,000 More families

BURNABY – With the launch of its new Affordable Child Care Benefit (ACCB), the NDP provincial government is making child care more affordable for 80,000 B.C. families. This is four times the number of families that benefited from the previous child care subsidy. “Parents throughout this province have been struggling with rising child care costs, […]

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