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Thank You Zile Singh For A Great Article On Satguru Kabir

Thank You Zile Singh For A Great Article On Satguru Kabir

Dear Editor: My thanks and appreciation to Ambassador (Ret’d) Zile Singh for writing his article on Satguru Kabir Sahib Ji and the Indian constitution and to The Link for publishing it. In a world that is being fragmented and facing violence, Ambassador Singh’s article highlights how by reflecting on the attributes of Great Personalities such […]

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The Late Jagjit Singh Was Truly The King Of Ghazals

The Late Jagjit Singh Was Truly The King Of Ghazals

By Promod Puri In his 40 years of entertaining and alluring singing career, late Jagjit Singh’s soft and “silky” voice created a vast following not only in India but among thousands of his fans settled all over the world as well. Jagjit Singh, who died in October 2011, created a niche for his thick-pitched but […]

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Over 320 Doctors Sign Letter To Support Trudeau Government’s Proposed Federal Tax Changes

Over 320 Doctors Sign Letter To Support Trudeau Government’s Proposed Federal Tax Changes

TORONTO – More than 320 doctors from across Canada in various specialties have signed an open letter to the Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau that calls for the need to both collaborate as well as to create a more equitable tax system, according to Docs-For-Tax-Equality. The letter comes on the heels of significant media coverage […]

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BC Sikhs Join Indigenous Walk For Reconciliation

BC Sikhs Join Indigenous Walk For Reconciliation

WSO National Vice President Jasbir Kaur Randhawa said, “The WSO and Sikhs from across BC took part in today’s Walk for Reconciliation in the Sikh spirit of Sarbat Da Bhalla, which is the effort to actively work towards the upliftment and benefit of all.  We stand in unity and solidarity with our Indigenous friends.  Sikhs […]

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Police Catch Surrey Shooter After A Spate Of Shootings This Week

Police Catch Surrey Shooter After A Spate Of Shootings This Week

One Shooting Victim Drove Himself To ER In Bullet-Riddled Truck! SURREY – Police finally caught up with the shooter who shot up the same house twice this week in Surrey which was the scene of numerous incidents of gun violence. A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with two shootings that targeted the same […]

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South Asian Store Manager Charged In Alleged Edmonton Lottery Fraud

South Asian Store Manager Charged In Alleged Edmonton Lottery Fraud

EDMONTON – Edmonton police have charged a South Asian convenience store manager in connection to alleged lottery fraud that started in 2012. The Edmonton Police Service Economic Crimes Section has charged Hassan Karim Choudhry, 31, with fraud over $5,000. Police said Choudhry manipulated the accounting system at the convenience store he managed, for lottery payouts […]

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Ismaili-Canadian Muslim Community Pledges 1 Million Hours Of Volunteer Service To Canada

Ismaili-Canadian Muslim Community Pledges 1 Million Hours Of Volunteer Service To Canada

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Ismaili Muslim community is pleased to announce Ismaili CIVIC 150 – a pledge by the Ismaili community of 1 million hours of voluntary service to improve the quality of life of Canadians. Ismaili CIVIC 150 commemorates Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and the Diamond Jubilee of the community’s spiritual leader, His […]

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Widow Of Murdered Indian Techie In Hate Crime Allowed To Stay In US

Widow Of Murdered Indian Techie In Hate Crime Allowed To Stay In US

WASHINGTON – The widow of Indian-techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed in February this year in an alleged hate crime can stay in the US for now after the intervention of a influential lawmaker as she initially lost her residency rights following her husband’s death. Sunayana Dumala, whose 32-year-old husband Kuchibhotla was killed at a […]

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Indo-American Couple Donates US$ 250,000 For Harvey Relief

Indo-American Couple Donates US$ 250,000 For Harvey Relief

Indian American couple Amit and Arpita Bhandari present a cheque worth $250,000 to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (center) towards the Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey relief in Houston on Sunday. HOUSTON – An Indo-American couple donated US$ 250,000 to the Houston mayor’s fund for Harvey relief, set up in the aftermath of the tropical storm […]

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MOTHER LODE: Vancouver Company Sells Biggest Diamond In 100 Years For $53 Million USD

MOTHER LODE: Vancouver Company Sells Biggest Diamond In 100 Years For $53 Million USD

VANCOUVER – The biggest diamond found in more than a century has been sold for $53 million, Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp said. The 1,109-carat stone, said to be 2.5 to 3 billion years old, was bought by British diamond dealer Graff Diamonds for $47,777 per carat. It will now be cut and polished. Lucara recovered […]

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