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Cycling4 Diversity Visits LINK!

Cycling4 Diversity Visits LINK!

Members of theCycling4Diversityteam led by itsfounder Ken Herar,which also includedesteemed poet AshokBhargava, BritishColumbia RegimentCommander Lt. Col.Harjit Singh Sajjan, PR maven Rina Gill and others, joined LINK editor R.Paul Dhillon for a picture at the LINK offices in Surrey on Friday. It is partof C4D’s community outreach initiative and the LINK thanks the team forpaying us […]

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Port Mann Bridge Tolls To Double On January 1

Port Mann Bridge Tolls To Double On January 1

Poll Finds More Drivers PlanTo Avoid New Bridge! SURREY – It’s been one year since tollskicked in on the new Port Mann Bridge,but it looks like fewer drivers are willingto use it when tolls go up next month.That’s according to a new poll, whichfinds only about a third of drivers likethe toll hike; that’s a […]

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Punjabi Singer Nachhatar Gill Arrested For Rape

Punjabi Singer Nachhatar Gill Arrested For Rape

LUDHIANA – Noted Punjabisinger Nachhatar Gill has beenarrested for allegedly raping anaspiring model, Commissionerof Police Nirmal Singh said.The singer was being questionedby the CIA staff for the pasttwo days, said sources. Thepolice said the accused develpedphysical ties with the girl, promisingto help her become a topmodel and send her abroad.Gill was booked with three othersin […]

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US Court Dismisses Sikh Group’s Case Against Badal For Failure To Serve Summons

US Court Dismisses Sikh Group’s Case Against Badal For Failure To Serve Summons

In its order, the US district court in Wisconsinruled that Badal was never served with thecourt summons as being claimed by the NewYork-based ‘Sikh for Justice’ (SFJ), which hadfiled the case against him. WASHINGTON – A US courthas dismissed an alleged humanrights violation case againstPunjab chief minister ParkashSingh Badal, saying the NewYork-based Sikh group neverphysically […]

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Holiday Counter-In Surrey-White- Rock In Full Effect

Holiday Counter-In Surrey-White- Rock In Full Effect

SURREY – With the holiday season nowin full swing, the Surrey and White-RockRCMP have partnered with ICBC in theirannual CounterAttack enforcement campaignto remind motorists about the dangersof impaired driving.It began on December 27that 9:00 pm in White-Rockand Surrey and RCMPTraffic Services will be focusingtheir enforcement on16th Avenue (North Bluff)near the 15400-14800 blockrange area and will […]

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Tips For Staying Healthy Over The Holiday Season!

Tips For Staying Healthy Over The Holiday Season!

Throughout the holiday seasonand during the winter months,Emergency Departments areextremely busy and visits canincrease dramatically. Doctor’soffices and pharmacies are oftenclosed or have reduced hoursover the holidays. Fraser Healthis reminding the public to take afew simple steps to avoid unnecessarytrips to the hospital.• For non-urgent care duringoffice hours, call your familydoctor or the doctor on call […]

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Dr Bains Feted With Another Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Bains Feted With Another Lifetime Achievement Award

AMRITSAR – An well knowncommunity activist Dr RaghbirSingh Bains who pioneered thefirst of its kind ‘Encyclopaediaof Sikhism’ on multimedia technologyand set up five multimediamuseums with robotic andtouch screen technology in theworld has added another featherto his volunteer services whenhe was honoured with “LifetimeAchievement Award-2013” byThe Social Educational WelfareAssociation (SEWA) India forhis tireless services to the […]

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Sikh Religion Does Not Say That A Dead Body Has To Be Cremated!

Sikh Religion Does Not Say That A Dead Body Has To Be Cremated!

Re: “Maharaja Dalip Singh Should Have A Proper Cremation According to the Sikh Rites!” DR. KALA SINGH MBBS I have been reading articles of Dr. SawrajSingh and found them to be very informative.Therefore I’m writing to commenton his latest article that “Maharaja DalipSingh should have a proper cremationaccording to the Sikh Rites”.Dr. Swaraj Singh wrote […]

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US Presidential Award For Two Indo-American Scientists

US Presidential Award For Two Indo-American Scientists

WASHINGTON – PresidentBarack Obama has namedtwo Indo-Americans among102 scientists as recipients of apresidential award — the highesthonour bestowed by the US onyoung science and engineeringprofessionals.The winners, includingKarunesh Ganguly of San FranciscoVA Medical Center andHardeep Singh of Houston VAMedical Center, will receive thePresidential Early Career Awardsfor Scientists and Engineers at aceremony here next year.“The impressive achievementsof […]

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Funeral Procession Of Mewa Singh!

Funeral Procession Of Mewa Singh!

Melanie Hardbattle, Archivist in the Special Collections and Rare Books department, Simon Fraser UniversityLibrary, recently discovered this rare footage of the funeral procession of martyr Mewa Singh,which is in the 1915. SFU Library Special Collections, Kohaly Collection. “His body was brought to theundertakers, where it was bathed according to the Sikh religious rites and then […]

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