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Overseas Punjabis: From Great Revolutionary Heritage to Pro-Western Tilt

Overseas Punjabis: From Great Revolutionary Heritage to Pro-Western Tilt

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH INTERNATIONALAFFAIRS / EDITORIAL The overseas Punjabis have a great revolutionaryheritage. The Gadar movementmade a profound impact upon history.Similarly, the Punjabis who were passengersin the Kama Gata Maru ship makeus proud of their deeds. Martyrs such asUdham Singh, Kartar Singh Sarabha, andintellectuals like Lala Hardyal made glorioussacrifices. Another great Punjabi whomade a unique […]

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South Asian Gang Associates Charged Following “Drug Dealing” Investigation

South Asian Gang Associates Charged Following “Drug Dealing” Investigation

Alleged gang associates ZemaanChaudhry and Alvinder Sekhon,both Surrey residents, werearrested by CFSEU-BC officersfor trafficking and possession ofa controlled substance on June25, 2013. Charges againstChaudhry and Sekhon wererecently approved by CrownCounsel.SURREY – Two gang associatesof the former Indo-Canadiangangsters Dhak-Duhre and UNGang alliance were recentlycharged by Crown Counsel followingan investigation by theCombined Forces SpecialEnforcement Unit of BritishColumbia […]

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WSO Granted Permission To Intervene In Roman Catholic School’s Fight To Teach Religious Course

WSO Granted Permission To Intervene In Roman Catholic School’s Fight To Teach Religious Course

The WSO`s intervention inLoyola is the third time that theorganization will be appearingbefore the Supreme Court ofCanada. In 2004, WSO intervenedin Syndicat Northcrest v.Amselem, on behalf of the Jewishcommunity`s rights to religiousfreedom, and in 2005, WSO intervenedin Multani v. Commissionscolaire Marguerite Bourgeoyswith respect to the right of a Sikhstudent to wear his kirpan atschool. OTTAWAA […]

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Indo-Canadian Member Appointed ICBC Board Interim Chair After Chairman Bolts

Indo-Canadian Member Appointed ICBC Board Interim Chair After Chairman Bolts

VANCOUVER – An Indo-Canadian involved in ethnicadvertising business who hadbeen a member of the ICBCboard for many years has beenappointed interim chairmanafter Paul Taylor, former presidentof the InsuranceCorporation of B.C., suddenlyresigned as chair after a year anda half in that position.ICBC issued a brief statementsaying Jatinder Rai, a member ofthe board of directors since2008, has […]

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Pravasi Bhartiya Divas And NRI Functions Were A Big Flop

Pravasi Bhartiya Divas And NRI Functions Were A Big Flop

By Charan Gill I’m saddened to say that boththe Pravasi Bhartiya Divas andNRI functions I attended werea flop. People who attendedwere very disappointed as theyfelt they were not listened to.The ones that needed to speakwith Government officials wereseated in the back while the ex-Liberals MPS seemed to havebought out the media by thegovernment giving them […]

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NDP Will Choose Dix’s Successor In September Vote

NDP Will Choose Dix’s Successor In September Vote

SURREY – BC NDP announced thisweek that it will select and announce itsnew leader this September after a fourdayday voting period.Voting will take place within the partyfrom Sept. 24-27, 2014 and a new leaderwill be announced on September 28 inVancouver. Votes will be cast over thetelephone and an Internet voting system.”We have set in place […]

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Tories Claim Canada’s New Asylum System Savings Over $600 Million

Tories Claim Canada’s New Asylum System Savings Over $600 Million

TORONTO — Conservatives saytheir new asylum system of favoringonly the most dangerous places fromwhere to get refugees has already savedCanada $600 million.In the year since comprehensivereforms to Canada’s asylum systemtook effect, the number of new asylumclaims from safe countries hasdecreased to historic lows, ensuringthat genuine refugees – truly vulnerablepeople from some of the world’s mostvolatile […]

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The Sorry State Of Affairs In The Secular Democratic Republic Of India

The Sorry State Of Affairs In The Secular Democratic Republic Of India

Dr. Bikkar Singh Lalli LINK COLUMNIST Over 837 million Indians are living below the poverty line. In spite of the right toeducation (RTE), it is estimated that there are 80-100 million children out of schools.and 12.6 million children, some of them as young as five and six years, will remainshackled to child labour. Those unfortunates […]

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South Cabbie Returns More Than $1000 Left Behind

South Cabbie Returns More Than $1000 Left Behind

SASKATOON – Another honestSouth Asian cabbie inCanada has returned a large sumof cash left behind in his cab bya customerJohn Bowden left more than$1,000 cash in a cab last monthwhen he was dropped off at theairport, but he didn’t realize ituntil he was in Calgary about toboard a flight to Mexico, reportedCanadian Press.Bowden received a […]

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Vancouver Cabbies Push For “Vomit” Charge

Vancouver Cabbies Push For “Vomit” Charge

VANCOUVER – A group ofVancouver cabbies is pushingfor a surcharge that would beadded to a customer’s fare in theunfortunate incidence of vomitin the cab.Kulwant Sahota knows theexperience all too well. He oftenhas to clean up after intoxicatedpassengers, and said it costs him$50 to $100 for each cleanup,reported CTV News.“There’s no dividers in the caror anything […]

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