Home » February 24th, 2018 Entries posted on “February, 2018”

Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat

Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat

BY R. PAUL DHILLON – EDITOR -SOUTH ASIAN LINK I saw the film more than a week back and I was flabbergasted and disgusted by what I had seen. It wasn’t until my mentor and friend Promod Puri, the founder an former publisher-editor of Canada’s oldest South Asian English language newspaper  The LINK, wrote his […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Editorial, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, Movie Reviews, News, Opinion, South Asian, Top News, Views | Read More »

LINK Columnist Dr. Kala Singh To Receive Pravasi Rattan Award

LINK Columnist Dr. Kala Singh To Receive Pravasi Rattan Award

VANCOUVER – Dr. Kala Singh, a social activist who has been writing for LINK newspaper on various issues affecting our community, will be honoured with the prestigious Pravasi Rattan Award 2018 for outstanding services, achievements and contributions. The award will be presented on the occasion of “Global Convention of NRIs” on 19th April, 2018 at […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Abbotsford’s Sidhu Family Makes Public Appeal A Year After Their Son Satkar Singh Sidhu Was Murdered

Abbotsford’s Sidhu Family Makes Public Appeal A Year After Their Son Satkar Singh Sidhu Was Murdered

ABBOTSFORD – On February 20, 2017 at around 9:30 a.m., 23-year-old Satkar Sidhu was shot and killed in the 30500 block of Steelhead Court in Abbotsford.  Emergency first responders rushed to the scene but despite their best efforts, Sidhu succumbed to his injuries. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) continues to actively investigate Sidhu’s murder […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

BC Real Estate Association Says New Taxes Unlikely To Stabilize Housing Market

BC Real Estate Association Says New Taxes Unlikely To Stabilize Housing Market

VICTORIA –The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) called on the government to introduce transitional rules for all transactions impacted by the new tax measures introduced in Budget 2018. BCREA said the new tax measures, which came into effect on February 21, 2018, are unlikely to stabilize the housing market. The Property Transfer Tax (PTT) […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Former MP Dhaliwal Says Indian Media And Government’s Preoccupation With Khalistan Has Derailed Focus Of Justin Trudeau’s Visit

Former MP Dhaliwal Says Indian Media And Government’s Preoccupation With Khalistan Has Derailed Focus Of Justin Trudeau’s Visit

TORONTO – Canada’s first cabinet minister of Indian-origin, Herb Dhaliwal, on Tuesday said Indian media and government’s focus on Khalistan has derailed the focus of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s India visit. “It is very unfortunate that the Indian media has blown the Khalistan issue out of proportion. This has shifted the focus away from […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Private Indian Hospitals Made 200-2000% Profits On The Backs Of Patients: Report

Private Indian Hospitals Made 200-2000% Profits On The Backs Of Patients: Report

NEW DELHI – Top private hospitals in Delhi and National Capital Region have been clocking profit margins ranging from 200 to over 2000 per cent on drugs, diagnostics and consumables being billed to patients. In the first-ever analysis of drug, diagnostics and devices procurement and billing data of four private hospitals, the National Pharmaceutical and […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Trial Of Indo-Canadian Man From Vancouver Island Charged With Imprisoning And Beating Woman Begins

Trial Of Indo-Canadian Man From Vancouver Island Charged With Imprisoning And Beating Woman Begins

DUNCAN – The trail hearing of an Indo-Canadian man from Vancouver Island charged with imprisoning and beating woman begins in Duncan, BC Kehar Garry Sangha, 52, faces nine charges related to related to allegations a woman was violently held against her will for four days on his rural property in North Cowichan last April, reported […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

KidsPlay Promoting Dreams!

KidsPlay Promoting Dreams!

KidsPlay Foundation believes in the power of promoting dreams, and helping every child reach their true potential. The KidsPlay Superhero Squad program teaches us that not all heroes wear capes, such as the players of the Vancouver Giants Hockey Club.  “We are grateful to the club for allowing us to collaborate in family fun day […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

PM Justin Trudeau Visits Partition Museum In Amritsar

PM Justin Trudeau Visits Partition Museum In Amritsar

AMRITSAR – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the world’s first Partition Museum at Town Hall, in Amritsar along with five Cabinet Ministers and 15 Members of Parliament as part of his visit to the Golden Temple. Trudeau spent about 25 minutes in the Partition Museum. He spent time in the Gallery of Migration hearing the […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Pakistan, India Riskiest Places To Be Born: Unicef

Pakistan, India  Riskiest Places To Be Born: Unicef

LONDON – Pakistan is the riskiest country to be born in, with one in 22 babies born there dying before they turn one month old, according to a Unicef report released on Tuesday. India’s neonatal mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) is 25.4, which ranks it at 12 among 52 “lower middle-income countries” in […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Top News | Read More »