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de Jong Meets India’s Counterpart Jaitley To Strengthens India-B.C. Partnerships

de Jong Meets India’s Counterpart Jaitley To Strengthens India-B.C. Partnerships

NEW DELHI – BC Minister of Finance Michael de Jong met with Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi to discuss ways to continue to strengthen economic ties between India and British Columbia. The meeting builds on bilateral discussions and activities since the visit by Prime Minister Modi to Vancouver in 2015, where the […]

September 29th, 2016 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Indo-American Scholar Says Indians In US Most Educated, Highest Earning Of All Immigrants

Indo-American Scholar Says Indians In US Most Educated, Highest Earning Of All Immigrants

Devesh Kapur’s co-authored book, ‘The Other One Percent: Indians in America’, (with Sanjoy Chakravorty and Nirvikar Singh), has been hailed as the most authoritative, data-driven, research based work on Indian-Americans. WASHINGTON – Devesh Kapur is the director of the Centre for Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-author of […]

September 29th, 2016 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Philippines President Duterte Stands Up To America’s Bullying

Philippines President Duterte Stands Up To America’s Bullying

By Dr. Sawraj Singh Rodrigo “The Punisher” Duterte, the President of Philippines has done something which nobody could have predicted. He has stood up to America. He has criticized America and the other western countries for pursuing gross double standards. He said that if we kill drug lords then they cry foul and blame us […]

September 29th, 2016 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Big Hollywood Player Skydance Media Opens Studio In Surrey

Big Hollywood Player Skydance Media Opens Studio In Surrey

The LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon (left) with Shernjeet Vicki Gill and Skydance Media CEO David Ellis at the newly opened Skydance Studios in Surrey. SURREY – David Ellison, the Billionaire scion of the tech giant Oracle co-founder and multi-billionaire Larry Ellison and whose Skydance Media has produced $100 million plus budgeted films in the […]

September 27th, 2016 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Entertainment, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Bhangra Superstar Jazzy B. Officially Inducted Into The BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame Saturday

Bhangra Superstar Jazzy B. Officially Inducted Into The BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame Saturday

Jazzy B. Is The First Ever South Asian Artist To Be Honoured By BCEHOF With StarWalk Star! “I truly feel blessed and honoured to be getting this great recognition from my home province where I truly honed my craft and from where I started on my musical journey,” said Jazzy B. “I’m here as an […]

September 24th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Cricketer-Politician Navjot Sidhu Keeps Door Open For AAP Alliance Sayign Awaaz-E-Punjab Will Not Be A Political Party

Cricketer-Politician Navjot Sidhu Keeps Door Open For AAP Alliance Sayign Awaaz-E-Punjab Will Not Be A Political Party

CHANDIGARH – It’s a shot he seldom played when he opened the batting for India. He was known more for stepping out and hitting out. But Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday hit his latest reverse sweep on the political pitch! Ending his latest silence over his political future, the former BJP MP declared that the […]

September 24th, 2016 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

NDP Appoints Raj Sahota To Top Party Post As Provincial Director

NDP Appoints Raj Sahota To Top Party Post As Provincial Director

NDP’s election strategist Raj Sihota has become the first woman of South Asian descent to hold the top staff position at a major political party in BC. Appointed in August, Sihota is Provincial Director of the BC NDP as the party prepares for the May 2017 election. VANCOUVER – Raj Sihota has become the first […]

September 24th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Global Peace Alliance’s “Give Peace A Chance” Festival Taking Place Saturday (Today)

Global Peace Alliance’s “Give Peace A Chance” Festival Taking Place Saturday (Today)

Global Peace Alliance Surrey Society (GPA) is hoping to create a dialogue of peace and understanding across cultural divides and is beginning the process locally in Surrey with its first annual peace-themed multicultural variety show of global significance on Saturday (today) September 24 from 2pm to 5:30pm at Fleetwood Community Centre, 15996 – 84th Avenue. […]

September 24th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Trial Of Alleged Wife-Killer Baldev Singh Kalsi Set For November 2017

Trial Of Alleged Wife-Killer Baldev Singh Kalsi Set For November 2017

In an appearance Thursday (Sept. 15) in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster, proceedings for Baldev Singh Kalsi were set to get underway on Nov. 20, 2017 with Jury selection was scheduled for Nov. 2, 2017. SURREY – The trial of a former Surrey Sikh temple leader Baldev Singh Kalsi, who isaccused of killing his […]

September 24th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Ismaili Walk Raises Over $320,000 For Improving Mental Health

Ismaili Walk Raises Over $320,000 For Improving Mental Health

VANCOUVER–The 25th annual Ismaili Walk took place at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park on Sunday, September 18th, raising $320,000 for improving mental health. Participants celebrated this milestone event in some great weather weather, alive with the spirit of service and caring for the community.  British Columbians from across Vancouver attended the Walk, which over the […]

September 24th, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »