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Nutritious Fasting Practices During Ramadan

Nutritious Fasting Practices During Ramadan

By Huda Rashid, Registered Dietitian
When we prepare for the month of Ramadan, we think of it as a time of reflection, doing good deeds and most importantly fasting. The word ‘fasting’is often associated with the following words: ‘weight loss,’‘dehydration’ and ‘malnutrition.’ Did you know that it is possible to fast during this month and still [...]

May 28th, 2016 | Posted in Health, Link Columnist, Link News | Read More »

From Anarchy Of Western Capitalism To The Eastern Concepts Of Order And Harmony

From Anarchy Of Western Capitalism To The Eastern Concepts Of Order And Harmony

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
There are three main centers of western capitalism in the world today. America is the undeclared leader of western capitalism. Europe is the birthplace and the historical leader of capitalism. India is a new convert and has the largest mass of population living under the western capitalist model of development. What is [...]

May 28th, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Capitalism, Racism and Sexism -The New Face of Democracy As Brazil Takes Gold Medals

Capitalism, Racism and Sexism -The New Face of Democracy As Brazil Takes Gold Medals

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Before the start of the Summer Olympics, Brazil saw an opening match played between the team of People’s Democracy and the team of Capitalism, Racism and Sexism. More than 50 million voters, who voted in the government of the President Dilma Rousseff, saw their team lose to the team of Capitalism, Racism [...]

May 21st, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

India Should Get Along With Neighbors Before Pleasing America

India Should Get Along With Neighbors Before Pleasing America

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
India’s foreign policy seems to be guided by two priorities:
•         Trying to please America
•         Concern about China’s growing influence
These two priorities have fused, and India runs the risk of being drawn into the American policy of containing China. However, this policy is complicating India’s relations with its neighbors such as Nepal. India’s [...]

May 14th, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Rigid Homogeneity And Uniformity Of Capitalism Is Unsuitable For Pluralistic India

Rigid Homogeneity And Uniformity Of Capitalism Is Unsuitable For Pluralistic India

After independence, India has basically tried two different models of development. The first was before the collapse of the Soviet Union and can be called a pluralistic model. The second started after the collapse of the Soviet Union, when India went all out for the western capitalist model (mainly the American consumerist capitalist model). Even [...]

May 8th, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been completely destroyed.
The Sikh Community, who has a history of helping people in need across the [...]

May 6th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Politicians Shouldn’t Use Racism To Cover Up Personal Criticism

Politicians Shouldn’t Use Racism To Cover Up Personal Criticism

Dear Editor:
Recently, in our House of Commons Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General faced a motion to apologize for a $500-per-person fundraiser at a Toronto law firm and to return the funds she raised. However, the minister answered the call to apologize by saying that she was at the law firm event [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link Feautre, Opinion | Read More »

Cycling4Diversity For Ready To Put Pedal To Medal From May 22-28

Cycling4Diversity For Ready To Put Pedal To Medal From May 22-28

By Ken Herar
The Cycling4Diversity team is ready to put the pedal to the medal and deliver the message of diversity and inclusivity from May 22nd – 28th during Cycling4Diversity Week in BC.  The focus this year will on rural communities visiting Hope, Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs during the first portion of our journey.  I [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link Feautre, Link News, Opinion | Read More »

Vaisakhi Signifies Love, Multi-Gaith Harmony And Equality

Vaisakhi Signifies Love, Multi-Gaith Harmony And Equality

More efforts be made to spread the universal message of Vaisakhi.

By Gian Singh Kotli

Baisakhi or Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi got its name from the month of Vaisakh of the Bikrami year in India. It is celebrated in Punjab and several other northern states on 1st day of Vaisakh which usually coincides with 13th day [...]

April 16th, 2016 | Posted in International, Link Columnist, Link Feautre | Read More »

VAISAKHI: The Day When Saints Became Saint-Soldiers

VAISAKHI: The Day When Saints Became Saint-Soldiers

By Dr Raghbir Singh Bains
Sikhism is a religion of Divine love. It is more than 500 years old. It is the youngest religion in the world with over 30 million followers living in about 165 countries of the world. Sikhism has been part of the world history since the fifteenth century.
Sikhism is the outcome of [...]

April 16th, 2016 | Posted in International, Link Columnist, Link Feautre | Read More »