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BC Wrestling Championships

BC Wrestling Championships

The BC High School Wrestling Championships being held in Abbotsford on February 25-27, Friday and Saturday (finals).  All the top young wrestlers from across the province will be competing, and hoping to continue onto the High School National Championships in April.  Abby coaches Olympian Arjan Bhullar and Raj Virdi will be in attendance as they […]

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TURBAN ROW: SGPC Comes To Turbaned Indo-Canadian Comedian’s Defence

TURBAN ROW: SGPC Comes To Turbaned Indo-Canadian Comedian’s Defence

The SGPC has also taken notice of the Italian police which had forced a baptised Sikh, Jaspreet Singh, to remove his “Siri Sahib” (a small strapped curved sword) when he went to get his work permit renewed recently. AMRITSAR – The SGPC has come to turbaned Indo-Canadian Sikh comedian’s defence after he was forced to […]

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Surreyites Raise Loud Voice For Skytrain Over LRT Projects

Surreyites Raise Loud Voice For Skytrain Over LRT Projects

SURREY – Surreyites are overwhelmingly against the plan to build a light-rail transit line and would like to see skytrain expanded. A petition against the plan has now received more than 1,000 signatures. Daryl Dela Cruz is with the group SkyTrain for Surrey. He believes whatever plan is put in place, the transit line will […]

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Surrey Again Named Among World’s Top 7 Intelligent Communities

Surrey Again Named Among World’s Top 7 Intelligent Communities

SURREY – For the second consecutive year, the City of Surrey has been named as one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities by the New York-based think tank Intelligent Community Forum. The fourteenth annual Top7 list includes cities from four nations.  Montreal and Winnipeg are the other Canadian cities to make the list and the […]

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Supreme Court Says Make “Criminal” Protesters Pay For Damage And Criminal Acts

Supreme Court Says Make “Criminal” Protesters Pay For Damage And Criminal Acts

NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court directed the government Wednesday to make protesters pay for damaging public property, failing which it will come out with guidelines for sternly dealing with those holding the country to ransom in the name of stir for one cause or the other. “The protesters must face the consequences for their […]

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Sikhism Now A Legally Recognised Religion In Chile

Sikhism Now A Legally Recognised Religion In Chile

CHILE – After four years of consistent efforts, Sikhism has been recognised as a legal religion in Chile. According to Mexico-based SikhNet, a non-profit organisation that provides spiritual education and resources, there have been over 200 legally recognised spiritual paths in Chile, but until two weeks back, the Sikh religion was not one of them. […]

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Celebrating Triplets!

Celebrating Triplets!

The Sidhu family celebrated the birth of triplets (two girls and a boy) named Adeeyah, Saveena and Deeshan Sidhu. Parents Mandeep and Mandeesh Sidhu celebrated by bringing Bhangra legend Sardara Gill of Apna Sangeet fame from the UK for the big party in Vancouver.

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PLEA To Celebrate International Mother Language Day Saturday (Today)

PLEA To Celebrate International Mother Language Day Saturday (Today)

Winter months are usually a quiet and slow time for activities. However, in our community, there is no slowing down. As a matter of fact, the pace of activities picks up around this time of the year. Weekends are especially busy with so much going on. In this context, it is relevant to mention that […]

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OBITUARY – Bibi Veeran

OBITUARY – Bibi Veeran

Bibi Veeran of Port Coquitlam passed away on February 20. She was born on February 15, 1935 in Dabthu village, Kasur tehsil, Lahore district (now in Pakistan). She is survived by her husband Karam Singh Dhanwant and daughters Nisha Rai, Kiku Dhanwant and Chantal Miller. She was the adopted daughter of famous freedom fighter Baba […]

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Nuclear Deterrence A ‘Factor Of Stability’ In South Asia, Says Pakistan

Nuclear Deterrence A ‘Factor Of Stability’ In South Asia, Says Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Describing its nuclear arsenal as a “factor of stability in South Asia”, Pakistan said on Wednesday that it will maintain a full-spectrum deterrence and take steps to effectively respond to the threats to its national security. During the 22nd meeting of the National Command Authority under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, […]

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