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Yoga Has Become A $27 Billion Industry In The U.S.

Yoga Has Become A $27 Billion Industry In The U.S.

WASHINGTON – While the world celebrated the first International Yoga Day June 21, over 20 million Americans have already been practicing the ancient Indian meditative exercise, fueling the whopping $27 billion yoga industry in the country. Years ago when the U.S. was first introduced to the 5,000-year-old Indian physical, mental and spiritual practice that aims […]

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Yoga Bust!

Yoga Bust!

The much hyped International Day of Yoga, brought in by yoga-loving Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was mostly a bust in Vancouver as participants largely stayed away. Both the Plaza of Nations and UBC Yoga events were a wash out with little attendance even though Indian TV comedy king Kapil Sharma made an appearance at […]

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US Spied On French Presidents Through NSA, Says WikiLeaks

US Spied On French Presidents Through NSA, Says WikiLeaks

PARIS – The National Security Agency of the United States spied on French presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande, whistleblower website WikiLeaks said on Tuesday, citing top secret intelligence reports and documents. The claims were first reported in French daily Liberation and news website Mediapart, which said the NSA spied on the presidents […]

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Indo-Canadian Cabbie Robbed And Stabbed In Surrey

Indo-Canadian Cabbie Robbed And Stabbed In Surrey

SURREY — An Indo-Canadian taxi driver was stabbed and robbed in Whalley early Sunday morning. Shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday, Satnam Bahia was sitting in his taxi outside the 7 Eleven at the intersection of 144th Street and 108th Avenue in Surrey and reading a newspaper, reported CTV news. A young man smoking a cigarette […]

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38th Shooting In Surrey Early Friday Morning Sends Two To Hospital

38th Shooting In Surrey Early Friday Morning Sends Two To Hospital

SURREY – The shootings spree in Surrey seems to have no end as the 38th reported shooting in the city in the early hours of Friday morning sent two people to hospital. Neighbour Monica Narula told CBC news that around 1 a.m. PT, she heard four gunshots on Iona Place, near 123A Street. She said […]

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Surrey School Trustees Raise Their Own Pay By 4 Percent

Surrey School Trustees Raise Their Own Pay By 4 Percent

SURREY – Surrey school trustees have voted themselves a four per cent raise. They claim the pay hike they say is justified considering the workload involved in helping run the largest school district in the province or it could be there is no opposition so they can bloody well do as they please. The increase […]

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Dhaliwal Says Conservative Government Caught In A Lie About RCMP “Boots On The Ground”

Dhaliwal Says Conservative Government Caught In A Lie About RCMP “Boots On The Ground”

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will be coming to Surrey on Monday, June 29th at 5:30 pm for a Meet and Greet event at the Taj Park Convention Centre (formerly the Bear Creek Banquet Hall). “I am pleased that Justin Trudeau is returning to Surrey to help me launch my summer campaign season”, said Sukh Dhaliwal. […]

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Indo-Canadian Woman Among Those Suing High-Profile Mountie Tim Shields

Indo-Canadian Woman Among Those Suing High-Profile Mountie Tim Shields

Civilian RCMP employees Anitra Singh and Atoya Montague reported directly or indirectly to profile RCMP spokesman Insp. Tim Shields while he was in communications for the B.C. RCMP’s E Division, and allege he subjected them to unwanted sexual advances. VANCOUVER – An Indo-Canadian woman is among two women suing the former high profile RCMP spokesman […]

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First India-Born Basketball Player Makes History By Being Drafted In NBA

First India-Born Basketball Player Makes History By Being Drafted In NBA

DALLAS – Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian-born player to be drafted in the National Basketball Association League, was introduced to basketball by his father, who is a farmer. Picked by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2015 NBA Draft, Singh has made history. But, there’s a long way to go. He has never played basketball […]

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June 26 Was International Day Against Drug Menace!

June 26 Was International Day Against Drug Menace!

By Raghbir Singh Bains Author of Encyclopaedia of Sikhism To end this curse, the United Nations’ (UN) International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking falls on June 26 each year to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. Drugs are a great menace to society. The whole world seems […]

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