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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 »

Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy

Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy

April 11 Was A Great Day For The Entire South Asian Community And May 18 Will Be An Even Greater Day!
By Balwant Sanghera
Thanks to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government that a dark chapter in Canadian history will finally have a closure on May 18. Monday, April 11 was a great day for the [...]

April 15th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

East Teaches West New Lessons In Education

East Teaches West New Lessons In Education

The East is forging ahead in the field of higher education and is leaving the West far behind. Countries like China and India are going to produce University graduates at a much higher rate than the U.S. and Europe, particularly in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects. These are the subjects which really [...]

April 9th, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Soccer Coach From Surrey Sentenced To 7 Years For Seeking Sex With 12-Year-Old Girl

Indo-Canadian Soccer Coach From Surrey Sentenced To 7 Years For Seeking Sex With 12-Year-Old Girl

Following a guilty plea by Surrey-based ex-soccer coach Kuldip “Kelly” Singh Mahal in early January in Seattle District court, Mahal was sentenced Tuesday to 7 years in jail for seeking sex with a 12-year-old girl.
SEATTLE – Following a guilty plea by Surrey-based ex-soccer coach Kuldip “Kelly” Singh Mahal in early January in Seattle District [...]

April 5th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, Crime, International, Lead Story, Link News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Bhagat Singh’s Revolutionary Legacy Can Awaken The Consciousness Of Our Youth

Bhagat Singh’s Revolutionary Legacy Can Awaken The Consciousness Of Our Youth

Bhagat Singh was, is, and will remain a great hero for the masses. Today we really need to awaken the consciousness of our people, particularly the youth, because consumer culture has consumed their consciousness. It has made their lives one-sided. This has weakened their consciousness and has made their material aspect dominant. Bhagat Singh was [...]

April 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Bhagat Singh’s Revolutionary Legacy Can Awaken The Consciousness Of Our Youth

Bhagat Singh’s Revolutionary Legacy Can Awaken The Consciousness Of Our Youth

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Bhagat Singh was, is, and will remain a great hero for the masses. Today we really need to awaken the consciousness of our people, particularly the youth, because consumer culture has consumed their consciousness. It has made their lives one-sided. This has weakened their consciousness and has made their material aspect dominant. [...]

April 1st, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Attacks On Rising Leaders With Visible Minority Backgrounds A Disturbing Trend

Attacks On Rising Leaders With Visible Minority Backgrounds A Disturbing Trend

By Herman Thind
A racial slur against a former Vancouver Park Board commissioner with a South Asian background is creating a social media furor.
Meanwhile, a protest group is championing an online petition calling for the firing of British Columbia’s only deputy minister of colour.
To many, these are disturbing signs that racism is on the rise in [...]

April 1st, 2016 | Posted in Commentary, Link News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian VPD Cadet Represents Canada At G7 Youth Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Japan

Indo-Canadian VPD Cadet Represents Canada At G7 Youth Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Japan

VPD Cadet Jay Mander, a grade 12 student from Gladstone Secondary School in Vancouver, was contacted by the Mayor of Hiroshima and advised that he had been selected to attend the 2016 G7 Meeting as a Canadian Youth Representative.
VANCOUVER – An Indo-Canadian VPD Cadet was selected as part of the youth delegation representing Canada at [...]

March 26th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, Link News, Link VIP'S, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Improving Cuba-U.S. Relations: America Should Change Its Policy From Containment To Engagement

Improving Cuba-U.S. Relations: America Should Change Its Policy From Containment To Engagement

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Obama became the first U.S. President to visit Cuba after 1959 (after the Cuban Revolution). The last U.S. President to visit Cuba was Calvin Coolidge, who went to Cuba in 1928, 88 years ago. It took him three days travelling by ship compared to about 3 hours for Obama’s plane. This may [...]

March 26th, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »