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Sikhs Around The World Celebrate Sikh Environment Day

Sikhs Around The World Celebrate Sikh Environment Day

WASHINGTON – As many as 1007 Sikh institutions and gurdwaras around the world celebrated March 14, the day nature and animal lover Guru Har Rai became the seventh Sikh Guru in 1644, as Sikh Environment Day. EcoSikh, a Washington based Sikh organization, which had initiated the celebrations last year had set the goal of enrolling […]

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$500,000 For Multicultural Health Network iCON

$500,000 For Multicultural Health Network iCON

SURREY – The intercultural Online Health Network (iCON), which organized a Health Forum last Sunday at Surrey’s Grand Taj Banquet Hall, received a grant of $500,000 from the Provincial government. iCON assists multicultural and First Nations communities, patients and caregivers across BC in optimal chronic disease prevention and management.iCON promotes communication and partnership between community […]

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WIN Creates Hearts and Souls for Literary Harmony

WIN Creates Hearts and Souls for Literary Harmony

This year’s award recipients are: Evelyn Lau, Ariadne Swayer, Ashok Bhargava, Joanne Arnott, Ahn Bong Ja, Manga Basi, Fauzia Rafique, Janet Kvammen, Brajinder Dhillon, Tomothy Shay, Alan Hill and Mahendra Kwatra . RICHMOND – First inaugural Literary Festival of Writers International Network (WIN) was held on Saturday, March 24 at Richmond Cultural Centre.  This event […]

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India To Spend Millions On Overseas Indians Welfare Schemes

India To Spend Millions On Overseas Indians Welfare Schemes

NEW DELHI – The government will spend close to 50 crore  ($10 million) on welfare schemes targeted at overseas Indians in 2012-13, according to budgetary estimates proposed by Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee. The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has been allocated a total of 114.77 crore for the next fiscal, a 41 percent increase […]

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Olympic Milestone For Bhullar And Community!

Olympic Milestone For Bhullar And Community!

Commonwealth Games Gold medal winner Arjan Bhullar has completed his journey of qualifying for the Olympics by creating history. Bhullar becomes the first ever Indo Canadian to qualify in freestyle wrestling for the Olympic Games after being beating Jesse Ruiz of Mexico in the finals (1-0, 1-0).

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BC Liberal Corruption Scandal Barking Back To Life With AG In Court Over Documents

BC Liberal Corruption Scandal Barking Back To Life With AG In Court Over Documents

Departing BC Liberal Van Dongen Hires A Lawyer To Expose Cover-Up! VANCOUVER – Despite large section of the mainstream media to play down and help cover up perhaps the biggest corruption scandal of any provincial government  – the BC Liberal insiders corruption scandal and then a $6 million payoff to cover up the whole thing […]

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Conservatives’ Budget Called Divisive

Conservatives’ Budget Called  Divisive

Harper’s Majority Budget Slashes Healthcare, Pensions, CBC-Cultural Industries And Environment Gutted While Wasting Money On Expensive Crime Bills! In addition to cuts to the Old Age Security, Budget 2012 makes deep ideological cuts to the CBC and culture creating organizations like NDB and Telefilm Canada as well as the Chief Electoral Officer, the Canadian International […]

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Indo-Canadian Pioneer Among Nine To Receive SFU Honorary Degrees

Indo-Canadian Pioneer Among Nine To Receive SFU Honorary Degrees

By R. Paul Dhillon BURNABY – An Indo-Canadian pioneer, a former President of India, a B.C. First Nations chief and a Vancouver philanthropist are among nine distinguished people Simon Fraser University is recognizing with honorary degrees during its spring (June 12-15) and fall (Oct. 4-5) convocation ceremonies. Jack Uppal along with another South Asian Saida […]

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NDP Calls On Kenney To Allow Indo-Canadian Man To Sponsor Family With Down Syndrome Child

NDP Calls On Kenney To Allow Indo-Canadian Man To Sponsor Family With Down Syndrome Child

VANCOUVER – NDP MP Don Davies called on Immigration Minister Jason Kenney to allow a family from India to emigrate to Canada, as sponsored by their son, Kevin Patel, a resident of his riding of Vancouver-Kingsway. Davies’Friday press conference follows the decision by the New Delhi embassy to refuse the permanent residency application of Patel’s […]

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FOURTH BRICS SUMMIT: India Should Ascend Opportunism And Join The Rising East

FOURTH BRICS SUMMIT:  India Should Ascend Opportunism And Join The Rising East

By Dr.Sawraj Singh The fourth BRICS summit just started in New Delhi. From the first summit in Moscow, ten years ago, the world has come a long way. The western-dominated unipolar world is facing a severe crisis, and the dual trends of the West’s decline and the East’s rise are becoming very clear. While the […]

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