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KPU Project Receives $75,000 Grant!

KPU Project Receives $75,000 Grant!

Local support for Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) research project is no small potatoes. Last Tuesday, Vancity presented Dr. Kent Mullinix, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS), with an enviroFund grant for $75,000 at the North Delta branch. The donation will go to produce the institute’s Sustainable Agriculture Enterprise Budget Series. Over the […]

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Hindi Folk Festival Celebrates India’s Rich Folk History

Hindi Folk Festival Celebrates India’s Rich Folk History

By Acharya S.P.Dwivedi BURNABY – India carries precious treasurer of folk lore and literature. There are songs for every occasion and events. Actually, all literature, art and music can be traced back to folk realm. The main features of folk songs and dances are their simplicity, vibrancy and ecstasy. Hindi Literary Society of Canada, BC […]

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Indo-Canadian Motorcyclist Killed In Crash With Surrey City Truck

Indo-Canadian Motorcyclist Killed In Crash With Surrey City Truck

A motorcyclist, who was identified on facebook as Navjot Singh Grewal, was killed in Newton shortly after noon Monday when his bike crashed into the side of a City of Surrey pickup truck. SURREY — An Indo-Canadian motorcyclist was killed Monday afternoon after his bike crashed into the side of a City of Surrey pickup […]

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Defence Says Mother’s Passport Proves ‘Honour Killing’ Threats Untrue

Defence Says Mother’s Passport Proves ‘Honour Killing’ Threats Untrue

VANCOUVER – The passport of an Indo-Canadian woman from Maple Ridge, who is facing extradition to India in her daughter’s “honour killing”,  proves she was never in the South Asian country to utter death threats alleged by the Crown, B.C. Supreme Court heard Tuesday. Malkit Kaur Sidhu’s daughter Jaswinder “Jassi” Sidhu, 25, was slain in […]

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Growing Racism In America Showing Trends Of Fascism

Growing Racism In America Showing Trends Of Fascism

Indian Apologism Is Not Helpful! By Dr. Sawraj Singh Recent happenings in America show that racism is growing to a point where it can turn into fascism. Let us look at three incidents. An Indian-American girl is selected for and wins the Miss America pageant. However, instead of being welcomed, she is subjected to racist […]

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Two Indo-Canadians Arrested In 9-Year-Old Murder Of Amandeep Bath

Two Indo-Canadians Arrested In 9-Year-Old Murder Of Amandeep Bath

Last Friday, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team arrested Parminder Singh Basran,  who is charged with second-degree murder, and Bhabjit Singh Aujla, who is charged with manslaughter and accessory after the fact. SURREY – Two Indo-Canadian men have been arrested again in the nine-year-old murder of Amandeep Bath. Last Friday, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has […]

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Indo-Canadian Who Stabbed Father 31 Times After Being Denied $20 Pleads Guilty

Indo-Canadian Who Stabbed Father 31 Times After Being Denied $20 Pleads Guilty

The court has heard that 46-year-old Jaipreet Singh Toor stabbed his 79-year-old father Harsewak Toor outside his home after the elderly man denied him $20. KAMLOOPS  — An Indo-Canadian man who stabbed his elderly father 31 times last March pleaded guilty at the  B.C. Supreme Court and the presiding judge has accepted the man’s guilty […]

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Indo-Canadian Businessman From Surrey Sentenced For Income Tax Evasion

Indo-Canadian Businessman From Surrey Sentenced For Income Tax Evasion

Harchet Kaler failed to report a total of $517,744 in income on his 2005 and 2006 personal income tax returns. Kaler, who makes his living by buying and selling real estate, purchased two properties in Surrey, in November of 2004, in his brother’s name. The first property was purchased with two other partners, and was […]

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Vancouver Ismaili Businessman Among Those Killed By Terrorists In Kenya Mall Attack

Vancouver Ismaili Businessman Among Those Killed By Terrorists In Kenya Mall Attack

Naguib Damji’s Family Asks That Donations In Their Dad’s Memory Go To Aga Khan Foundation! VANCOUVER — The family of a Vancouver-area Ismaili businessman killed during a terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall are asking mourners to make donations to the Aga Khan Foundation, his favourite charity. Naguib Damji was one of two Canadians […]

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Indian Shot In Nairobi Mall By Militants For Failing To Name “Muhammad’s Mother”

Indian Shot In Nairobi Mall By Militants For Failing To Name “Muhammad’s Mother”

On 21 September 2013, Islamist terrorists attacked Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 62 people and injuring hundreds. ABUJA – An Indian man was shot when he failed to answer a question on Islam asked by Somalian terrorists who were holding hostages after killing 68 people at an upmarket mall in the […]

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