I feel that three leaders who influenced history the most in the twentieth century are; MaoTseTung, Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro. Because of these leaders western domination of the last two centuries has ended and the east has risen. Mao liberated the most populous country of the world from the western domination. Ho Chi [...]
First of all, I want to share my understanding of the terms Americanism and American Exceoptionalism. To me, Americanism means that America like any other country has some particularities and characteristics. These are the product of the different historical, geographical and cultural conditions. To put it simply, America is different than any other country. However, [...]
“Children are our most valuable gifts of nature. Let us try our best to safeguard those gifts. Cultivating a garden requires hours of vigorous digging, planting, watering and weeding. The flowering and fruit only come as a result of backbreaking work, constant self-giving and taking in all that is life sustaining from the world around [...]
Being an educator ,the subject of education is very dear to my heart. Since my arrival here about six weeks ago, I had an opportunity to visit a number of government and private schools. In this regard I had a very interesting discussion with a number of educators here. There are two distinct levels of [...]
By Balwant Sanghera
For the past week or so two issues have dominated the media – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation and in Punjab – the river waters of Sutlej Yamuna Link. One is national in nature affecting not only people of India but also visitors, and NRIs and tourists alike and the other greatly [...]
Visiting historic places like Phillaur Fort built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh is a must for any traveler and LINK columnist Balwant Sanghera is doing just that. Phillaur is less than ten kilometers away from Sanghera’s hometown of Pharwala.
His friend inspector Surinder Paul Singh showed Sanghera around the fort, which he called a great learning. Following [...]
We Must Unite Together To Stem The Tide Of Racism Which May Get Boost From Racist Trump Becoming US President
As an activist who has worked hard all his life to bring equality and fight racism, Donald Trump’s election as 45th President of the United States this week has filled me with dread and concern.
Throughout his campaign Mr. Trump had unabashedly spewed racism, divided communities and has even been endorsed by KKK. Now that [...]
One of the top killers in Canada is heart diseases. Every minute a person dies from heart attack and the moment you finish reading this article, someone somewhere has already died of heart attack. It is one of the scariest and top list of worries along with cancer. Earlier the heart attack occurs mostly after [...]
By Pritam Singh
The British systematically discouraged the use of Punjabi. In independent India, following reorganisation of Punjab, for the first time in history Punjabi became the official language and a compulsory subject for students.
On the 50th anniversary of the birth of a Punjabi-speaking state, it is important to capture the significance of that momentous day [...]
Thirty-two years ago, the ruling Congress Govt. led by Rajeev Gandhi committed 1984 Sikh Genocide killing thousands of innocent Sikhs. But Indian Govts, Media etc. have failed to admit that it was Genocide. They still continue to call innocent killings as the result of Hindu-Sikh riots. But don’t they know that riots are when two [...]