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WEF Gala Honours Dianne Watts And Other Strong Women!

WEF Gala Honours Dianne Watts And Other Strong Women!

The inaugural session o f the South Asian Women’s Economic Forum (WEF) and Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival held their opening Gala party at the beautifully decorated Surrey City Hall. The WEF recognised the great work of women like former Surrey mayor and now BC Liberal leadership candidate Dianne Watts, first South Asian Canadian […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Imerciv Inc. Wins $100,000 TELUS Pitch Contest

Imerciv Inc. Wins $100,000 TELUS Pitch Contest

iMerciv Inc. , which works to create smart wearable technologies that improve the overall quality of life of the blind and partially-sighted, was declared the winner of the TELUS Pitch $100,000 prize as part of it’s a small business competition. Dedicated to improving the confidence and independence of individuals living with vision loss, iMerciv CEO […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Main Lesson Of Russian Revolution: Liberate Marxism From Western-Centrism

Main Lesson Of Russian Revolution: Liberate Marxism From Western-Centrism

By Dr. Sawraj Singh One hundred years have passed since the Russian Revolution. Marxism has almost disappeared from its birthplace, Western Europe. Marxism has three major components: British economy, German philosophy and French socialism. Each major Western European country has contributed toward evolution of Marxism. Therefore, it can be concluded that Marxism is primarily a […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Hindus And Sikhs Among Those Targeted In Rising Hate Crime In Trump’s America

Hindus And Sikhs Among Those Targeted In Rising Hate Crime In Trump’s America

There were 10 incidents of hate-crimes against Hindus and seven against Sikhs in 2016. WASHINGTON – The FBI has reported an increase in hate crimes in the US for a second consecutive year, with Hindus and Sikhs among those targeted in the more than 6,000 incidents of crimes motivated by biases towards religions, race, ethnicity […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

OBITUARY – Jagdish Kaur Pawa

OBITUARY – Jagdish Kaur Pawa

It is with great sadness that the Pawa family announces the sudden passing of Jagdish Kaur Pawa on November 12th.  Predeceased by her husband, Amarjit Singh Pawa, she leaves behind her loving children, grandchildren and extended family. Funeral service will take place on Sunday November 19th at 12:30pm at Riverside Funeral Home, 7410 Hopcott Road, […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

OBITUARY – Jageero Kalwinder Kaur Sahota (aka Hayre)

OBITUARY – Jageero Kalwinder Kaur Sahota (aka Hayre)

It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our mom. Jageero Kalwinder Kaur Sahota (aka Hayre) was born on April 7, 1935. She passed away on November 7, 2017 following a stroke on November 5th; she passed away peacefully with family at her side. She is survived by her 2 daughters […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

21-Year-old Punjabi NRI Shot Dead In California

21-Year-old Punjabi NRI Shot Dead In California

Dharampreet Singh Jasser was shot dead purportedly by robbers at a grocery store where he worked, in Fresno city of California. He had moved to the US two years ago and was working there at a grocery store. FRESNO CITY – Dharampreet Singh Jasser, 21, of Khothran village of Banga in Punjab, who had moved […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Multi-Faith Leaders Support City’s Efforts To House The Homeless

Multi-Faith Leaders Support City’s Efforts To House The Homeless

Leaders from many faiths, including Sikh, Muslim and Jewish communities, met with Vancouver mayor Greogor Robertson and offered their support for City’s plans, calling for compassion and understanding across communities and to step up with shelters . VANCOUVER – Mayor Robertson met with more than 25 multi-faith leaders from across Vancouver last night to discuss […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

UK Judge Rejects Extradition Of Cricket “Bookie” Over India’s Human Rights Abuses

UK Judge Rejects Extradition Of Cricket “Bookie” Over India’s Human Rights Abuses

The extradition request for Sanjeev Chawla was rejected by the UK judge on the ground that he would be subjected to torture or inhuman treatment at New Delhi’s Tihar Jail. LONDON – India has appealed in Britain’s high court against a magistrate’s recent decision to reject New Delhi’s request to extradite Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, wanted […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival Moves To Surrey This Year

Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival Moves To Surrey This Year

SURREY – The Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival  (VISAFF)  is moving to Surrey this year and bringing their line-up of local and international films to where the audience is. VISAFF runs from Nov. 16-19 and will screen a host of international and Canadian films through the four day event. “VISAFF has been an excellent platform for filmmakers […]

November 11th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »