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UK Volunteers Pour In Punjab To Support AAP

UK Volunteers Pour In Punjab To Support AAP

LONDON – Several leaders and members of the UK unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sought blessings at the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Southall before undertaking a mile-long walk before boarding a flight to Amritsar to campaign for the party on Monday. Sunday shoppers and worshippers at the gurdwara looked […]

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TROUBLE FOR CONGRESS: Out Of 30 Rebels Running In Punjab, 10 Likely To Spoil Congress Poll Party

TROUBLE FOR CONGRESS: Out Of 30 Rebels Running In Punjab, 10 Likely To Spoil Congress Poll Party

CHANDIGARH – On the last day of withdrawing nomination on Saturday, the Congress efforts to douse rebel trouble on key seats met with some success. Nine rebels withdrew their candidature but the party’s woes are far from over. Like in the 2012 elections, 30 remained in the fray, 10 of them potential spoilers. With no […]

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South Asians For Stem Cell Donation!

South Asians For Stem Cell Donation!

Last weekend, 309 South Asian people registered for stem cell donation at Gurdwara Sukhsagar in New Westminster with the help of Sikh Volunteer Team & Sohi family. There is big need for our community for this.

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Sikh, Hindu Prayers Offered At Interfaith Service For Trump, US

Sikh, Hindu Prayers Offered At Interfaith Service For Trump, US

WASHINGTON – Universal Sikh and Hindu prayers were offered at the interfaith service in the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday to invoke divine blessings for new President Donald Trump and the nation. Jesse Singh, the founder of American Sikhs for Trump, recited in Punjabi a prayer said by Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh master, […]

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Sikh Leaders In Australia Want To Convert Church Into Gurdwara

Sikh Leaders In Australia Want To Convert Church Into Gurdwara

CANBERRA – With an aim to establish their first place of worship in Geelong city of Australia’s Victoria state, Sikh leaders are seeking to convert a former church building into a gurdwara to host daily prayers and weekly gatherings, the media reported. An application has been lodged with the City of Greater Geelong Council and […]

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SIDHU UNPLUGGED: I Am Here To Change The Ugly Image Of Punjab Politician, Says Navjot Sidhu

SIDHU UNPLUGGED: I Am Here To Change The Ugly Image Of Punjab Politician, Says Navjot Sidhu

CHANDIGARH – Former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu has been given charge by the Congress to address rallies in segments where the ‘swing’ in votes will decide the winner. In the last lap of the campaign, he is covering four segments a day to meet the target of 40 rallies. In an interview, Sidhu says the […]

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Priyank Chopra Produced Punjabi Film Sarvann Flops

Priyank Chopra Produced Punjabi Film Sarvann Flops

MUMBAI – Bollywood-Hollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra produced regional language film, her first Punjabi production Sarvann flopped in India and around the world with poor box office numbers. The Lohri released fared poorly at the box office as it collected 1.45 crore NET (1.65 crore GROSS) over the first weekend in Punjab and across India last […]

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Nominations For Order Of BC Now Open

Nominations For Order Of BC Now Open

VICTORIA – Nominations are now open for the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest honour for individuals who have served with great distinction or excelled in any field. British Columbians are encouraged to consider and nominate inspiring individuals who have left a lasting legacy in their respective fields. The Order of British Columbia is […]

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OBITUARY – Savitri Prasad

OBITUARY – Savitri Prasad

The Prasad family is sad to announce that their mother, grandmother and family matriarch Savitri (née Rambisessar) passed away peacefully on January 21, 2017 at a fabulous 94 years old. She was blessed with a full and healthy life. Born in Fiji, in her 50s Savitri courageously immigrated to Canada, mastered English, and gracefully blended […]

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NRI Techie Critically Injured In Australia Road Rampage

NRI Techie Critically Injured In Australia Road Rampage

MELBOURNE – An Indian-origin woman IT professional in Australia has been critically injured in a deadly incident here last week when a man “intentionally” hit pedestrians with his car, killing five persons. Nethra Krishnamurthy, believed to be in her 30s, was returning to office, after breastfeeding her eight-month-old baby boy in day care, when she […]

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