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Edmonton Becomes The First Canadian City To Legalize Uber

Edmonton Becomes The First Canadian City To Legalize Uber

A line of 26 police and peace officers prevented protesters from entering Edmonton council chambers during the Uber debate. EDMONTON – Edmonton city councillors voted Wednesday to legalize the ride-hailing company Uber, making it the first Canadian municipality to do so. Uber will be allowed to legally operate in the city starting March 1, provided […]

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Republic Day Celebrations!

Republic Day Celebrations!

India’s 67th Republic Day celebrations were held in Vancouver. There was a morning gathering at the Consulate offices in downtown Vancouver on Tuesday and the evening saw the community and consulate officials gather for a reception in South Vancouver.

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India’s PM Narendra Modi Made Butt Of International Media Jokes As He Won’t Stop Hugging World Leaders No Matter How Awkward It Is

India’s PM Narendra Modi Made Butt Of International Media Jokes As He Won’t Stop Hugging World Leaders No Matter How Awkward It Is

GAY MODI? India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a hugger and no world leader or tech titan can avoid his embrace. NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known to be a tactile man. In official appearances, whether he is meeting a local official or a world statesman, he likes to hug it […]

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Gujarati Society’s Laadki Musical Brings Down The House

Gujarati Society’s Laadki Musical Brings Down The House

By R. Paul Dhillon COQUITLAM – The Gujarati Society of BC’s held their big shindig at the Coquitlam River Rock, which brought VIP Guests like Liberal Senator Mobina Jaffer and others but this year’s big highlight was Laadki, a Bollywood style musical, that brought down the house with it’s thrill-a-minute entertainment. As in previous years […]

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You’re killing Sikhism in America: An Open Letter To All Gurdwara Committees

You’re killing Sikhism in America: An Open Letter To All Gurdwara Committees

By Jaydeep Bhatia Dear Gurdwara Committees, To put it bluntly, you’re killing Sikhism in America. On Sunday, January 10th, a video capturing a dramatic fight at the Turlock Sikh Temple in California went viral. The images of men and women shouting, punching and even hitting each other with weapons, presented a scene of utter chaos. […]

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Man Who Murdered At Sacramento Sikh Festival Gets Life

Man Who Murdered At Sacramento Sikh Festival Gets Life

SACRAMENTO – An Indo-American man from Elk Grove was sentenced to life in prison last Friday for the murder of a man at a 2008 Sacramento Sikh temple festival, Sacramento County Deputy District Attorney Anthony Ortiz said in a news release. Amandeep Singh Dhami was sentenced to 82 years to life.  A jury convicted Dhami […]

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Harj Nagra The Vocalist Goes Solo With Hot All Night

Harj Nagra The Vocalist Goes Solo With Hot All Night

All Night marks a major step forward for Harj Nagra, who also has a significant role in the upcoming Amrinder Gill film Love Punjab, which is his follow-up to the hugely successful and all time record-breaker Angrej. By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – The music industry knows Harj Nagra as a top Bhangra music producer […]

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Doomsday Clock: Why Humanity Is Closer Than Ever To The End Of The World

Doomsday Clock: Why Humanity Is Closer Than Ever To The End Of The World

By Andrew Griffin LONDON – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, one of the most senior scientific communities in the world, could be about to announce that it is pushing forward its Doomsday Clock. The clock is used as a way of conceptualising the danger that humanity is in. The closer it gets to midnight, […]

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Prominent Immigration Lawyer Catherine Sas Suspended For Professional Misconduct

Prominent Immigration Lawyer Catherine Sas Suspended For Professional Misconduct

Vancouver-based immigration lawyer Catherine Sas was found to have misappropriated funds held in trust for clients. She has been suspended from practising for four months. VANCOUVER – A prominent immigration lawyer and QC, who has a long history of working with clients from the South Asian community, has been suspended for four months and ordered […]

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Now You Can Take Bhangra Classes For Credit In High School

Now You Can Take Bhangra Classes For Credit In High School

SURREY – B.C. high school students can trade in their gym classes for instruction in Punjabi bhangra, a traditional Punjabi dance that is way more fun than gym. The B.C. Ministry of Education now allows students to take bhangra classes for credit at the South Asian Arts Academy in Surrey, reported CBC. “Students love it. […]

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