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Jessi Thind’s LIONS OF THE SEA Wins Best Script At Calcutta International Film Festival

Jessi Thind’s LIONS OF THE SEA Wins Best Script At Calcutta International Film Festival

“I’ve been working on this project for twenty years and it’s great that world-wide audiences are suddenly recognizing the importance of the Komagata Maru event and the multiple perspectives I have used to tell the story in the film,” said Jessi Thind, the film’s writer, when he found out about the award. “I am amazed […]

November 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

HOUSING: To Buy Or Not To Buy, That Is The Question

HOUSING: To Buy Or Not To Buy, That Is The Question

As a homeowner you always need to stay up-to-date with the home borrowing process. In the US, if rates drop maybe you should refinance your loan, and if you do, is there a breakeven point you need to consider before refinancing? Mortgages in Canada are different from the mortgages in the US. In the US […]

November 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Business, International, News, Realestate, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Pollution Appears  To Be An Invincible Enemy Of Indian Populace

Pollution Appears  To Be An Invincible Enemy Of Indian Populace

  By Dr. Bikkar Singhj Lalli “Breathing in Delhi air equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day,”(CNN-Nov.10,17). What a tragedy-in dense smog, 9 students run over by speeding truck in Bathinda. Schools in Punjab shut for 3 days due to fog, bad weather. Delhi Government announced that primary schools would remain shut in the national […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Pakistani Boy Arrested On Charges Of Sexually Assaulting Hen

Pakistani Boy Arrested On Charges Of Sexually Assaulting Hen

A resident in Pakistan’s Punjab province told police that his neighbour “abducted” his hen on November 11 and “raped” it. LAHORE – In a bizarre case, a 14-year-old boy has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a hen in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a media report said on Tuesday. Mansab Ali, a resident of Jalapur […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Multi-Faith Leaders Support City’s Efforts To House The Homeless

Multi-Faith Leaders Support City’s Efforts To House The Homeless

Leaders from many faiths, including Sikh, Muslim and Jewish communities, met with Vancouver mayor Greogor Robertson and offered their support for City’s plans, calling for compassion and understanding across communities and to step up with shelters . VANCOUVER – Mayor Robertson met with more than 25 multi-faith leaders from across Vancouver last night to discuss […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-American Pleads Guilty In Money Laundering Conspiracy

Indo-American Pleads Guilty In Money Laundering Conspiracy

Using information obtained from data brokers and other sources, call centre operators targeted victims who were threatened with arrest, imprisonment, fines or deportation if they did not pay alleged monies owed to the US government. Miteshkumar Patel, 42, resident in Illinois, joined six other defendants who recently pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in the scam. […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indian Gets 8 Years In Jail For Raping And Assaulting Woman In UK Store

Indian Gets 8 Years In Jail For Raping And Assaulting Woman In UK Store

Swapnil Kulat, who hailed from Nagpur, was sentenced to prison by the Manchester Crown Court after pleading guilty to rape, false imprisonment and causing actual bodily harm. LONDON – A 30-year-old Indian-origin store worker in the UK has been jailed for nearly eight years for raping a woman who visited his shop to charge her […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

India Home To 219,000 Millionaires: Report

India Home To 219,000 Millionaires: Report

MUMBAI – India is home to the fourth largest population of millionaires in the Asia Pacific region with 2,19,000 ultra-rich individuals with a combined wealth of US $877 billion, says a report. According to the 2017 Asia-Pacific Wealth Report (APWR) released today by Capgemini, India stood at fourth position with its contribution of 4 per […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

India, Canada Closer To Finalising Foreign Investment Pact

India, Canada Closer To Finalising Foreign Investment Pact

Canada’s minister of international trade Francoise-Philippe Champagne, who is part of a ministerial trade mission to India next week, said the FIPPA agreement is ‘almost there’ TORONTO – India and Canada are “almost there” in terms of finalising a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement or FIPPA, according to the Canadian minister of international trade. […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Hopscotch Is Coming To Vancouver Next Week

Hopscotch Is Coming To Vancouver Next Week

Hopscotch Festival’s 22nd signature Vancouver celebration – the city’s ultimate festival of libations, scotch, craft beer, cider, wine, cocktails and spirits, will take place next week starting from November 20 and runs till Sunday November 26. The festival’s Grand Tasting Hall will boast a variety of specialty booths including BC Craft Beer Pavilion, Beers From […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »