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SANSAD Calls India’s Book Suppression An Undermining Of Democracy

SANSAD Calls India’s Book Suppression An Undermining Of Democracy

Academics, students, writers, intellectuals, and other champions of freedom ofenquiry and expression in India and outside are outraged at Penguin India’s decisionto withdraw and pulp Wendy Doniger’s book, The Hindus: An AlternativeHistory in the face of threats by Hindu right wing forces. VANCOUVER – South Asian Networkfor Secularism and Democracy(SANSAD), an organization of SouthAsian diaspora […]

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Team Canada Off To Gold Medal Game After Edging USA 1-0 On Friday

Team Canada Off To Gold Medal Game After Edging USA 1-0 On Friday

SOCHI, Russia – Team Canadawill play for a second straightgold medal after a 1-0 semifinalwin over the United States atthe Sochi Olympics, reportedCanadian Press.The Canadians, who beat theU.S. in the final four years ago inVancouver, will face Sweden inSunday’s gold-medal game. TheMen’s victory comes on theheels of a dramatic, some arecalling it a fluke, victory […]

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Abbotsford Sikh Leaders Lend Support To Mathew’s House For Children With Complex Medical Problems

Abbotsford Sikh Leaders Lend Support To Mathew’s House For Children With Complex Medical Problems

ABBOTSFORD – Abbotsford’s Sikhleaders are lending their support toMatthew’s House which caters to parentsstruggling to care for a child with complexhealth care needs.Earlier this month, leaders fromAbbotsford’s three Sikh temples touredMatthew’s House to get to know how ithelps the local community. The facilityopened in November 2013 and providesrespite to families that have children livingwith complex […]

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Sikhs Win Another Small Concession From US State Govt

Sikhs Win Another Small Concession From US State Govt

A Sikh American has wona legal victory in the USstate of Minnesota, allowingSikhs to wear their turbansin driving licenceidentification photographs. WASHINGON – A SikhAmerican has won a legal victoryin the US state ofMinnesota, allowing Sikhs towear their turbans in drivinglicence identification photographs.The major legal victoryfor Sikh Americans cameyesterday when JatinderSingh of Blaine, Minnesotaand SALDEF (SikhAmerican […]

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Online Trolls Are Psychopaths And Sadists, Canadian Psychologists Claim

Online Trolls Are Psychopaths And Sadists, Canadian Psychologists Claim

Canadian researchers have confirmedwhat most people suspected all along:that internet trolls are archetypalMachiavellian sadists. TORONTO – Canadian researchers haveconfirmed what most people suspectedall along: that internet trolls are archetypalMachiavellian sadists.In a survey conducted by the group ofpsychologists, people who partake in socalledtrolling online showed signs ofsadism, psychopathy, and wereMachiavellian in their manipulation ofothers and their […]

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South Asian Among Two Arrested In Island Drug Bust

South Asian Among Two Arrested In Island Drug Bust

VICTORIA – Criminal charges have nowbeen laid against two alleged high-levelVancouver Island drug traffickers followingtheir arrest last June in an investigationled by the Vancouver Island team ofthe Combined Forces SpecialEnforcement Unit of British Columbia.Ali Arash Ziaee, a 26-year-old Saanichman, has been charged with one count ofpossession of a controlled substance andfour counts of possession of […]

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First Of The Roundtable Meetings On Diversity And Inclusion Held In Vancouver

First Of The Roundtable Meetings On Diversity And Inclusion Held In Vancouver

By Acharya S.P. Dwivedi VANCOUVER – Now governmentpervades all aspects ofsociety and from this spectrumpublic heavily rely on government.To address and find solutionof the collective needs ofpublic ,all levels of government,are found seeking more andmore direct public consultation.The BC MulticulturalAdvisory Council (MAC)recently has initiated a plan tohave a series of roundtablemeetings of cross- section ofcommunity, […]

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Political Parties Rumble As World’s Biggest “Democracy” Gets Ready For National Vote

Political Parties Rumble As World’s Biggest “Democracy” Gets Ready For National Vote

BalwantSanghera Indian politics is fascinating towatch. I have been here formore than two weeks.Whenever, I get a chance to readthe local newspapers and talk topoliticos and ordinary people,one thing stands out. Everyonehas an opinion and usually it isfairly strong either in favour ofone party or against another.The upcoming elections to theLok Sabha (Indian Parliament)have generated […]

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US Sikh Group Challenges Congress Party Plea

US Sikh Group Challenges Congress Party Plea

A US Sikh human rights group has challenged a motion filed byIndia’s Congress party for dismissing of a human rights violationcase relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence. NEW YORK – A US Sikhhuman rights group has challengeda motion filed by India’sCongress party for dismissing ofa human rights violation caserelating to the 1984 anti-Sikhviolence.In a 32-page […]

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THE EXTREMELY DISTURBING WORLD OF POLITICAL LIARS!

THE EXTREMELY DISTURBING WORLD OF POLITICAL LIARS!

Why Politicians Do Not Seem To Be Interested In Telling The Truth Any Longer? SURESH KURL LINK COLUMNIST Prime Minister Brian Mulroneypromised patronage appointmentsto all living and breathingTories … That sounded prettyarrogant. But I rather live withthat kind of blunt and shamelesstruth than lies.The first Prime Minister ofIndia was Pt Jawaharlal Nehru. Iliked. The whole […]

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