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Betrayed By Intellectuals, Punjab Inching Toward Complete Disaster

Betrayed By Intellectuals, Punjab Inching Toward Complete Disaster

By Dr. Sawraj Singh Punjab’s crisis is getting deeper and deeper to a point that it seems to be headed for an almost complete disaster. This crisis is multi faceted as it has ecological, social, cultural, ethical, academic and economic aspects. I feel that for this sad state of affairs if we have to choose […]

January 5th, 2019 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Vancouver Property Values Dip 10-15 percent for Detached Homes In New Assessments

Vancouver Property Values Dip 10-15 percent for Detached Homes In New Assessments

VANCOUVER – After years of dramatic increases, new assessment numbers show signs of moderation as the real estate market cools in some areas of B.C. — especially in Metro Vancouver, where the priciest homes have lost assessed value. Curious property owners can now find out what their home is worth after the B.C. Assessment Authority […]

January 5th, 2019 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Britain Strips Citizenship Of Pakistani Men Convicted Of Sex Offences And Orders Them Deported

Britain Strips Citizenship Of Pakistani Men Convicted Of Sex Offences And Orders Them Deported

British Home Secretary Sajid has revoked the British citizenship of several Pakistani-origin men following their convictions and are due to be deported to Pakistan. LONDON – Britain’s Pakistan-origin home secretary Sajid Javid has reiterated his criticism of sections of the Pakistani community, many of whose male members have figured in cases of sexual offences in […]

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OBITUARY – Amarjit Kaur Biln

OBITUARY – Amarjit Kaur Biln

In Memorium – Amarjit Kaur Biln January 19, 1937 – January 8, 2018 And while she rests in peaceful sleep Her memory we shall always keep. Your Loving Daughters

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NRI Student Wins Gold Medals At World Memory Meet

NRI Student Wins Gold Medals At World Memory Meet

SINGAPORE – A 12-year-old Indian-origin student from Singapore has bagged two gold medals at the World Memory Championships held in Hong Kong.   Dhruv Manoj won in the “names and faces” and “random words” disciplines, beating 56 other contestants in the “kids category” in the competition held from December 20-22.   Dhruv, who just finished […]

January 5th, 2019 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Starting Fire That Killed His Young Son And Mother-In-Law

Indo-Canadian Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Starting Fire That Killed His Young Son And Mother-In-Law

Surjit Singh Dosanjh was found guilty earlier this year of two counts of manslaughter in connection to a 2015 fire at a Richmond complex.   RICHMOND – An Indo-Canadian man from Richmond has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for starting a fire that killed his son and mother-in-law.   Surjit Singh Dosanjh was […]

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Indo-Canadian Lawyer Among Appoint3ees To B.C. Infrastructure Benefits Board Of Directors

Indo-Canadian Lawyer Among Appoint3ees To B.C. Infrastructure Benefits Board Of Directors

  VICTORIA – An Indo-Canadian lawyer is among the appointees to the B.C. Infrastructure Benefits Board of Directors. Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced the board of directors of B.C. Infrastructure Benefits Inc. (BCIB), the Crown corporation responsible for executing the Province’s Community Benefit Agreement (CBA). Anita Kaur Atwal is among the seven […]

January 5th, 2019 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Definition Of A Prayer

Definition Of A Prayer

  By Ashok Bhargava   Prayer is a vibration, a feeling, a thought, a voice of caring, friendship and an expression of a basic humanity.   When we say, ‘drive safely’ or ‘be safe’, it’s a prayer. When we help someone in need by giving our time and energy, it’s a prayer.   Thinking positive […]

January 5th, 2019 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Given 7 Years Jail Term in Corruption Case: Report

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Given 7 Years Jail Term in Corruption Case: Report

Former PM Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in prison in July over the purchase of luxury apartments in London.   ISLAMABAD – An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday sentenced ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case while acquitting him in the Flagship Investments […]

December 29th, 2018 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Politics Of BJP Damaging India’s Democratic Institutions

Politics Of BJP Damaging India’s Democratic Institutions

By Promod Puri It is the institutional damage which is a primary cause of concern for the survival and functioning of democracy in India. And that is the major contrast between the years of governance by the Congress Party along with its united front allies, and the present ruling power politics of Bhartiya Janata Party […]

December 29th, 2018 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »