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Guru Ravidas’s 640th Jayanti Celebrated In Vancouver

Guru  Ravidas’s 640th Jayanti Celebrated In Vancouver

By Zile Singh Ambassador (Ret’d) Guru Ravidas (1377-1527 C.E) was a famous saint of the Bhakti Movement. According to Hindu lunar calendar he was born on Magha  Purnima in 1377 A.D.  During that time the caste system  was at its height in India.   Seeing his devotion, Sant Ramanand ( a high caste)  gave him Initiation […]

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Surrey To Celebrates Canada 150 With Free Concerts

Surrey To Celebrates Canada 150 With Free Concerts

SURREY – In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the City of Surrey is set to be the City of Festivals this year. To honour this historic birthday, Surrey will be proudly showcasing our national and civic pride with premier concerts, festivals and community events all throughout our city. “Surrey will be celebrating the […]

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QUIT SMOKING: Tobacco Company Launches Less Harmful Alternative To Cigarettes In Canada

QUIT SMOKING: Tobacco Company Launches Less Harmful Alternative To Cigarettes In Canada

Millions of Canadians who still smoke cigarettes now have an entirely new option available to them that makers say could replicate the sensation of smoking while significantly reducing their risk of exposure to potentially harmful chemicals. Rothmans Benson & Hedges Inc. has launched a smoke-free alternative calledIQOS, that they say will help phase out cigarettes.  […]

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Phoolka Seen As AAP’s Best Bet If Party Pulls Through In Cliff-Hanger Punjab Election

Phoolka Seen As AAP’s Best Bet If Party Pulls Through In Cliff-Hanger Punjab Election

CHANDIGARH – The 2017 Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections are historic in a sense, because for the first time, a viable “third front” has contested in the state elections. Here is an analysis of the possible election outcomes by Hindustan Times senior resident editor Ramesh Vinayak. Who will be the next CM of Punjab? That depends […]

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OBITUARY – Sardar Ghamanda Singh Gill

OBITUARY – Sardar Ghamanda Singh Gill

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, Sardar Ghamanda Singh Gill who passed away peacefully on February 16, 2017 at the age of 87. He was born in Village Saido, District Moga on November 01, 1929 and received his early education at GHG Khalsa School GurusarSadhar, then obtained […]

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NRIs Facing Inconvenience In Exchanging Scrapped Notes

NRIs Facing Inconvenience In Exchanging Scrapped Notes

AMRITSAR – Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, Gurjeet Singh Aujla, on Monday alleged that NRIs are facing inconvenience in exchanging scrapped currency notes. Resident Indian citizens who were abroad from November 9 to December 30 can exchange scrapped currency notes up to March 31, and NRIs, who were abroad during this period, can […]

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Muslims Alarmed By ‘Hateful Gathering’ Outside Toronto Mosque

Muslims Alarmed By ‘Hateful Gathering’ Outside Toronto Mosque

TORONTO – A national Islamic group is expressing alarm about a small anti-Muslim protest held last Friday in front of a Toronto mosque. The National Council of Canadian Muslims says the demonstration, reportedly consisting of about a dozen participants, was a clear attempt to intimidate the Muslim community, reported Canadian Press. Images on social media […]

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82,000 Millionaires Shifted Overseas Globally In 2016 With Australia Remaining Top Destination

82,000 Millionaires Shifted Overseas Globally In 2016 With Australia Remaining Top Destination

According to New World Wealth’s latest report on global wealth and wealth migration trends in 2016, for the second straight year Australia remained the top country worldwide for millionaire inflows, beating out traditional destinations such as the US and the UK. Other countries that experienced large inflows of HNWIs in 2016 include Canada, UAE, New […]

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Kellie Leitch Says Values Charter Good For Immigrants!

Kellie Leitch Says Values Charter Good For Immigrants!

The federal Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, who was in BC for the leadership debate in Langley last Friday, took time out to meet with a few Indo-Canadians and others, mostly from the education business community in Surrey. Leitch has been described as Trump light but she feels her Values Charter for immigrants and refugees […]

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You Got The Job!

You Got The Job!

A Man went for a Job interview in a psychiatric clinic. Manager: So you’re interested in working with us. What is your experience with mentally disturbed people? “I’ve been on Facebook for 5 years now,” said the Man. Manager: “Very good, the job is yours.” Courtesy Short-Funny Jokes

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