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Federal Government Announces Hundreds Of Millions In Anti-Gang Funding

Federal Government Announces Hundreds Of Millions In Anti-Gang Funding

OTTAWA – The Justin Trudeau government announced hundreds of millions in funding to tackle gun violence and gang activity last week. “Communities across Canada are experiencing the devastating effects of gun violence and gang ‎activity. Gun and gang violence is a complex issue that requires strong collaboration between all levels of government, law enforcement and […]

November 25th, 2017 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Province Funds $750,000 For BC Woman’s Rare Disease

Province Funds $750,000 For BC Woman’s Rare Disease

B.C. changed its policy after the 23-year-old Shantee Anaquod ‘s case garnered national attention. VANCOUVER – Shantee Anaquod, a 23-year-old battling a rare disease, has been approved to receive coverage for Soliris, a $750,000 drug that, until this week, was not covered in B.C. Anaquod, a UBC student, was diagnosed with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome […]

November 25th, 2017 | Posted in Link News, South Asian | Read More »

Sikh-American Truckers Seek Delay In Installation Of Expensive Logging Device

Sikh-American Truckers Seek Delay In Installation Of Expensive Logging Device

WASHINGTON – An Indian-American delegation representing the truckers’ industry, dominated by the Sikh- Americans, has urged the Trump administration to delay by one year the mandatory installation of an expensive logging device in trucks. The new regulation, to be effective from December 18, will require almost all commercial trucks, unless a truck is in an […]

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Sims Hits The Road!

Sims Hits The Road!

Minister of Citizens’ Services Jinny Sims has been hitting the road to visit people in their communities to discuss internet connectivity andthe innovative ways they are growing the economy. While on the road, Minister Sims also took the opportunity to see first-hand the valuable work of staff at two Service BC offices and engaged with […]

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Extremist Rightwing Goons Threaten To Cut Off Bollywood Star Deepika Padukone’s Nose And Behead The Director, Forcing Studio To Postpone Padmavati Release

Extremist Rightwing Goons Threaten To Cut Off Bollywood Star Deepika Padukone’s Nose And Behead The Director, Forcing Studio To Postpone Padmavati Release

Producers of a Bollywood period epic Padmavati have indefinitely delayed its release following countrywide protests by extremist Hindu right-wing and caste groups, including  threats of extreme violence against the film’s star Deepika Padukone and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. But critics, including legendary Bollywood lyricist and screen-writer Javed Akhtar, have charged that these so called Rajputs, […]

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NRI Woman Officer Jailed For Maid Abuse In Singapore

NRI Woman Officer Jailed For Maid Abuse In Singapore

SINGAPORE – An Indian-origin former woman warrant officer in the Singapore Army was on Monday jailed for four months and three weeks for abusing and beating her Indian maid. K Rajakumari, 57, who retired after 35 years of service, apologised to Sargunam Jeeva in Tamil and asked her not to tell anyone about her ordeal […]

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Vancouver To Host Canadian Music Extravaganza The Juno Awards In March

Vancouver To Host Canadian Music Extravaganza The Juno Awards In March

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and the 2018 Vancouver JUNO Host Committee announced several of their own initiatives that will be rolling out in the months leading up to JUNO Week – March 19 to March 25, 2018. Vancouver hosting the JUNO Awards is truly a perfect example of […]

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Update From The #FreeJaggiNow Campaign

Update From The #FreeJaggiNow Campaign

UK taking a tough stand against India as they suspect Scot has almost certainly been tortured – Theresa May statement to the BBC on Monday, FCO Minister telling Parliament yesterday they will take ‘extreme action’ British High Commission in Delhi has demanded private access to Jagtar Singh Johal for Thursday 23 November and confirmed representatives […]

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UK Judge Rejects Extradition Of Cricket “Bookie” Over India’s Human Rights Abuses

UK Judge Rejects Extradition Of Cricket “Bookie” Over India’s Human Rights Abuses

The extradition request for Sanjeev Chawla was rejected by the UK judge on the ground that he would be subjected to torture or inhuman treatment at New Delhi’s Tihar Jail. LONDON – India has appealed in Britain’s high court against a magistrate’s recent decision to reject New Delhi’s request to extradite Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, wanted […]

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Does Having A Sore Muscle Mean An Effective Workout?

Does Having A Sore Muscle Mean An Effective Workout?

  For decades now, our desi gyms have advocated one philosophy: Muscle soreness means you are an exercise beast. Agreed that soreness means you have finally started moving your muscles, but does it also mean that pushing yourself over the cliff everyday to remain sore is necessary? The answer is no. What is muscle soreness? […]

November 25th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »