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Olympian Bhullar To Go For All The Marbles In His Bid For An Acton-Packed MMA Career

Olympian Bhullar To Go For All The Marbles In His Bid For An Acton-Packed MMA Career

“I am not announcing my retirement from the sport of wrestling, because I will continue to wrestle until the day my heart stops beating. I am instead, announcing my arrival into MMA, and my intentions to get to the very top of the sport as a professional athlete,” said Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist and Olympian […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Sports, Top News | Read More »

Capitalism Has Produced Some Of The Sickest People

Capitalism Has Produced Some Of The Sickest People

By Dr. Sawraj Singh There are still many among the Indian community, and particularly among Punjabis, who are admirers of western capitalism. However, the fact remains that, in the entire history of mankind, no other society has produced so many sick people. For example, the worldwide statistics on obesity and overweight have just been released […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Commentary, International, Link Columnist, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Leela’s Lilting Melodic Vocals Fires Up Celtic Angel’s Celtic Hits

Leela’s Lilting Melodic Vocals Fires Up Celtic Angel’s Celtic Hits

Celtic Hits ia a soulful revival of 16 traditional songs that evoke the dreamy and timeless essence of Celtic Music. Celtic Angel, aka Leela Barbara Fraser (the better half of the performing couple Freedom and Leela), a fourth generation Canadian soprano of Scottish and Irish ancestry, has self produced, composed, and arranged this magical memoir […]

May 30th, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment, Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Student Harvard Bound For Stem-Cell Research Internship

Indo-Canadian Student Harvard Bound For Stem-Cell Research Internship

During her internship, Jasleen Grewal will help conduct research at the Harvard School of Public Health under Dr. Winston Hide, who has been involved in the development of a stem-cell commons repository to share experimental data between various Harvard labs. She will help Hide develop systems for analyzing genomic data. The honors student, who maintains […]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Education, Lead Story, Link VIP'S, News, Top News | Read More »

University of Victoria Holds Workshop On Major Challenges Faced By Seniors With Chronic Conditions

University of Victoria Holds Workshop On Major Challenges Faced By Seniors With Chronic Conditions

By Gian Singh Kotli VICTORIA – To explore more healthy ways to live with chronic illness a workshop was organized on “What are the major challenges faced by seniors with chronic conditions” in the University of Victoria, British Columbia on May 15, 2014. Dr. Patrick McGowan, Director of Self Management Programs and Professor, Centre on […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Totem Dazzles And Delights Young And Old

Totem Dazzles And Delights Young And Old

By Alan Samuel Metro Vancouver residents and visitors alike are in for a treat if they venture down to the old Expo lands by Rogers Arena.  Under the big top canvas tents appears Totem the latest  fascination from  Cirque de Soleil.  One of Canada’s true success stories this all Canadian company continues to dazzle with […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in Soap Masala, Top News | Read More »

South Asian Literary Lights Put Their Heads Together To Promote Their Writings

South Asian Literary Lights Put Their Heads Together To Promote Their Writings

SURREY – The literary tradition of  south Asia is well represented, preserved and promoted generally in BC and particularly in the lower mainland of Vancouver. Obviously, numerous mother tongues are spoken by the writers who immigrated to Canada. South Asian Canadians ( including people with origins in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Six Indo-Americans Felicitated With Ellis Island Medal Of Honor

Six Indo-Americans Felicitated With Ellis Island Medal Of Honor

WASHINGTON – Six Indo-Americans have been felicitated with the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor for the year 2014 The Ellis Island Medals of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organization is given annually to U.S. citizens who have distinguished themselves within their own ethnic groups while exemplifying the values of the American way […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Sikh-Americans Raise $330,000 For Needy Students In Punjab

Sikh-Americans Raise $330,000 For Needy Students In Punjab

The foundation has so far provided 3,418 scholarships, including 537 for the current academic year. WASHINGTON – A US-based Sikh body has raised $3,30,000 to fund scholarships for bright but poor students to acquire higher education in Punjab. Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) organized a fund raising programme which was attended by Sikh-Americans from across […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Beauty Crowned Miss Teenage Fraser Valley 2014

Indo-Canadian Beauty Crowned Miss Teenage Fraser Valley 2014

By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – Indo-Canadian beauty from Chilliwack has been crowned Miss Teenage Fraser Valley 2014. Shovanna Pratap was  crowned on March 3rd and has been participating in public events. Shovanna describes herself as a very kind, compassionate and hardworking 19 year old, Bachelor of Science student at the University of the Fraser […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »