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DIABETES EPIDEMIC!

DIABETES EPIDEMIC!

Young South Asians Hit With The Highest New Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes A new BC study suggests while Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people in general but the number of young South Asians affected is at an alarming rate, that of twice the rate of Caucasian youth and triple that of […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

Will Harper’s New Proposed Powers For CSIS And Police Affect “Khalistan Slogans” At Vaisakhi Parade

BC Civil Liberties Calls The New Police Powers Dangerous, Misguided And Unconstitutional! “Criminalizing people’s words and thoughts is misguided and won’t make Canadians any safer. We will be less free, less democratic and less likely to know who to keep an eye on. This new law will impose a broad chill on legitimate political speech […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

India’s Image Has Improved, Says MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga

India’s Image Has Improved, Says MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga

NEW DELHI – With President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two crucial back-to-back meets on Monday with top CEOs from India and the US, Ajay Banga, chairman of the US India Business Council and president and chief executive officer MasterCard spoke talked about a range of issues including India’s image as an investment […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in International | Read More »

Urea Hoarding!

Urea Hoarding!

Irregular distribution of urea by cooperative societies has come to light in Moga district despite the fact that an additional supply of 2,100 tonne reached here over the past few days. Moga District Magistrate Parminder Singh Gill (left) and SDM Surinder Kaur interact with officials of the agriculture and cooperative department on urea availability in […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

SAD’s Strategy In Delhi Elections Is To Play The Sikh Card To The Hilt

SAD’s Strategy In Delhi Elections Is To Play The Sikh Card To The Hilt

CHANDIGARH – The crucial Delhi elections will see the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) playing the Sikh card to the hilt. The stakes are high for the SAD — which wants to emerge as a national player — and its alliance partner the BJP, which hopes to capture power in the national capital. To woo the […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Variable Rate Customers Angry Banks Not Passing Full BOC Rate Cut

Variable Rate Customers Angry Banks Not Passing Full BOC Rate Cut

SURREY – Many customers who took a risk on a variable interest rate on their mortgage or have line of credit which are based on the Bank of Canada (BOC) prime rate are angry that the major banks have decided not to pass on the full rate cut by the BOC. All the major banks […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Teenage Girl Found Strangled To Death In Hotel Room

Teenage Girl Found Strangled To Death In Hotel Room

GURDASPUR – An 18-year-old girl was found strangled to death on Wednesday in a hotel in the busy Civil lines area. Sources said she had an altercation with a man in his thirties, who concealed his identity at the time of booking. The deceased was a native of Naushera Bahadur village on the Gurdaspu-Mukerian road, […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Britain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before MarriageBritain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before Marriage

Britain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before MarriageBritain Allows Citizens To Find Out Partner’s History Of Domestic Violence Before Marriage

LONDON – A landmark law introduced in Britain recently that allowed people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence before getting married to them has successfully been used more than 1,300 times in less than a year. Clare’s Law – named after Clare Wood, who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Minor Girl Sold For Rs 1 Lakh Rescued

Minor Girl Sold For Rs 1 Lakh Rescued

SANGRUR – A 14-year-old tribal girl from Kunti district of Jharkhand, who was allegedly sold for Rs 1 lakh sometime ago in Kurukshetra, was today rescued from a 50-year-old man at Karoda village, about 10 km from Khanauri in Sangrur district. The girl was rescued by the Jharkhand police along with members of an NGO […]

January 31st, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Second Turbaned British Sikh Welcomed To House Of Lords

Second Turbaned British Sikh Welcomed To House Of Lords

LONDON – Ranbir Singh Suri, having been created Baron Suri of Ealing, was introduced to the Upper House on October 13 2014, supported by Lord Popat and Lord Leigh of Hurley. The leading UK businessman and philanthropist delivered his maiden speech in the House of Lords on January 15 as part of the debate on […]

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