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Dipendra Varma Bundhoo of Delta, faces charges for three counts of trafficking in a controlled substance and three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled...

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“We Are Going To Fight An Aggressive Campaign And There Will Be No Holding Back,” Said John Horgan! “From the dream of owning a home becoming more difficult and rising rates and government user...

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International Bhangra superstar Jazzy B.’s BC Starwalk Star was finally placed at 820 Granville Street with a full showy ceremony beautifully done by Rob Haynes and team from the BC Entertainment Hall of...

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British Sikhs form the International Sikh Governing Council to take forward dealings with foreign governments and international institutions at their annual national convention this week in London. The group said this initiative sends...

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TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with accomplished stage actor Munish Sharma as...

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Surrey – An Indo-Canadian cou ple from Surrey couple is first to - lock in their love at a new sculpture at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park. Arvinder Gill and Sukhdeep Uppal, who were the first couple...

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VANCOUVER – Bhangra superstar Jazzyt B., who earlier this year made history as the first South Asian to be inducted into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame (BCEHOF), will be officially inducted at twin ceremonies set to...

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India approves new rules for foreign investors New Delhi: The Indian government has approved a proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs to grant Permanent Residency Status (PR) to foreign investors who bring in...

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Chandigarh’s Mann Kaur, 100, wins 100-metre sprint in Vancouver games Vancouver: Move over, Fauja Singh! You might get run over by “sprinter” Mann Kaur. Fauja Singh, who turned 105 earlier this week, is famous the...

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Family, friends refuse to give up search for missing hiker “He was the youngest of three siblings, and his mom is just shattered and heartbroken over what has happened. And so are the rest...

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No injuries reported in 2.30 a.m. blaze Vancouver: A fire broke out early yesterday morning at the Ross Street gurdwara in south Vancouver. Fire crews responded to the three-alarm fire at around 2.30 a.m. The...

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Cricketer-Politician Navjot Sidhu Keeps Door Open For AAP Alliance Sayign Awaaz-E-Punjab Will Not Be A Political Party »

Cricketer-Politician Navjot Sidhu Keeps Door Open For AAP Alliance Sayign Awaaz-E-Punjab Will Not Be A Political Party CHANDIGARH – It’s a shot he seldom played when he opened the batting for India. He was known more for stepping out and hitting out. But Navjot Singh...

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An Indo-American, Two Indians Among 17 UN Young Leaders For Sustainable Development Goals »

An Indo-American, Two Indians Among 17 UN Young Leaders For Sustainable Development Goals NEW YORK – Two Indians and an Indo-American are among the 17 people appointed as the inaugural class of UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. They were chosen...

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Sikh-American Professor Awarded 2016 Luminosa Peace Prize »

Sikh-American Professor Awarded 2016 Luminosa Peace Prize Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia is one of the pioneers in Catholic-Sikh relationships in the U.S. He was invited by Pope Benedict XVI to the October 2011 prayer ceremony,...

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Sidhu To Leave The Kapil Sharma Show To Concentrate On Punjab Polls »

Sidhu To Leave The Kapil Sharma Show To Concentrate On Punjab Polls MUMBAI – Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is seen on the hit Kapil Sharma Show as special judge, will soon be leaving it to concentrate on...

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SFU To Celebrate 9th Annual Diwali Gala In Surrey On Oct. 18 »

SFU To Celebrate 9th Annual Diwali Gala In Surrey On Oct. 18 SURREY – Simon Fraser University will host its 9th annual Diwali Gala at Surrey’s Aria Banquet Hall on October 18 at 6 p.m. More than 300 business and community...

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NRI South African Is Head Of Global Blood Service »

NRI South African Is Head Of Global Blood Service JOHANNESBURG – An NRI South African has become the first person from the African continent to head a global organisation of medicine professionals working for the safety of...

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Indian-Origin Man Held In South Africa For 30 Cases Of Car Fraud »

Indian-Origin Man Held In South Africa For 30 Cases Of Car Fraud JOHANNESBURG: An elusive Indian-origin man wanted in more than 30 cases of alleged car fraud and theft in South Africa has been arrested. Muhammad Ismail Essack, 37, landed in...

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Air Pollution Claiming A Life Every 23 Seconds In India »

Air Pollution Claiming A Life Every 23 Seconds In India NEW DELHI – Future of air we breathe is nightmarish. Present stats from WHO report states 1.4 million people in India die pre-maturely due to air pollution, which...

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Illegal Immigrants From India To US Up By 130,000 »

Illegal Immigrants From India To US Up By 130,000 WASHINGTON – The number of unauthorised immigrants in the US has remained almost the same between 2009 and 2014 even as the count of those coming from India...

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Activist Judy Graves To Be Honoured With 2016 Thakore Visiting Scholar Award »

Activist Judy Graves To Be Honoured With 2016 Thakore Visiting Scholar Award BURNABY – Activist Judy Graves is the recipient of 2016 the Thakore Charitable Foundation’s Visiting Scholar Award, which coincides with The Institute for the Humanities and the J.S....

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Foreigners snap up $850 Million In Real Estate Day Before 15 Percent Tax »

Foreigners snap up $850 Million In Real Estate Day Before 15 Percent Tax VICTORIA – Yet more proof foreign nationals are impacting the local real estate market. New numbers released from the provincial government show foreign investment skyrocketed the day before...

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Bhangra Superstar Jazzy B. Officially Inducted Into The BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame Saturday »

Bhangra Superstar Jazzy B. Officially Inducted Into The BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame Saturday

Jazzy B. Is The First Ever South Asian Artist To Be Honoured By BCEHOF With StarWalk Star! “I...

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NDP Appoints Raj Sahota To Top Party Post As Provincial Director »

NDP Appoints Raj Sahota To Top Party Post As Provincial Director

NDP’s election strategist Raj Sihota has become the first woman of South Asian descent to hold the...

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Global Peace Alliance’s “Give Peace A Chance” Festival Taking Place Saturday (Today) »

Global Peace Alliance’s “Give Peace A Chance” Festival Taking Place Saturday (Today)

Global Peace Alliance Surrey Society (GPA) is hoping to create a dialogue of peace and understanding across...

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Trial Of Alleged Wife-Killer Baldev Singh Kalsi Set For November 2017 »

Trial Of Alleged Wife-Killer Baldev Singh Kalsi Set For November 2017

In an appearance Thursday (Sept. 15) in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster, proceedings for Baldev Singh...

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Ismaili Walk Raises Over $320,000 For Improving Mental Health »

Ismaili Walk Raises Over $320,000 For Improving Mental Health

VANCOUVER–The 25th annual Ismaili Walk took place at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park on Sunday, September 18th,...

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Hero-Sikh American Helps Catch New York Bombing Suspect »

Hero-Sikh American Helps Catch New York Bombing Suspect

Harinder Bains, the owner of a bar in Linden, found Ahmad Khan Rahami sleeping in the doorway...

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Drink 120! »

Drink 120!

Harris tea company launched their popular 120 brand in style in Surrey last week with a big...

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Chai Chaupal A Popular Program At Gurdwara Nanak Niwas »

Chai Chaupal A Popular Program At Gurdwara Nanak Niwas

RICHMOND – Chai Chaupal is very popular program at India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas...

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Trudeau Rightfully Returns Canada To The UN World Family! »

Trudeau Rightfully Returns Canada To The UN World Family!

By Bhupinder Liddar At the United Nations headquarters in New York, on Tuesday, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

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BC Appoints Superintendent Of Real Estate For Increased Oversight On The Lucrative Sector »

BC Appoints Superintendent Of Real Estate For Increased Oversight On The Lucrative Sector

Changes to the Real Estate Services Act to increase oversight of the real estate industry and enhance...

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Arjan Bhullar Wins Again! »

Arjan Bhullar Wins Again!

Former Commonwealth Gold medalist wrestle-turne d MMA fighter Arjan Bhullar, who was born with a heart of...

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Big Hollywood Player Skydance Media Opens Studio In Surrey »

Big Hollywood Player Skydance Media Opens Studio In Surrey

SURREY – David Ellison, the Billionaire scion of the tech giant Oracle co-founder and multi-billionaire Larry Ellison...

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Trudeau Rightfully Returns Canada To The UN World Family! »

Trudeau Rightfully Returns Canada To The UN World Family!

By Bhupinder Liddar At the United Nations headquarters in New York, on Tuesday, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

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BC Liberal Minister Amrik Virk To Run From The Redrawn Surrey-Guildford Riding »

BC Liberal Minister Amrik Virk To Run From The Redrawn Surrey-Guildford Riding

NDP’s Make Or Break In Next May’s Election Could Be Decided By Their Fate In Surrey! NDP needs...

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Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy »

April 11 Was A Great Day For The Entire South Asian Community And May 18 Will Be An Even Greater Day! By Balwant Sanghera Thanks to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government that a dark chapter in Canadian history will finally have a closure on May 18. Monday, April 11 was a great day for the...

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Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy

Indian Digital Classified Industry Expected To Hit $1.2 Billion By 2020 »

NEW DELHI – The digital classifieds industry in the country is projected to expand 3-fold to USD 1.2 billion by 2020, driven by rapid growth of e-services, real estate and automobiles, a Google-KPMG report said this week. “The ecosystem is ripe for the emergence of digital classifieds. Spurred by the smartphone penetration, online users are expected...

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Indian Digital Classified Industry Expected To Hit $1.2 Billion By 2020

Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation »

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with accomplished stage actor Munish Sharma as the male lead Jag Dhaliwal and rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Singh Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler,...

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Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation

Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation »

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with accomplished stage actor Munish Sharma as the male lead Jag Dhaliwal and rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Singh Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha Kaler,...

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Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation

Remembering Mahatma Gandhi On His Jayanti On Oct. 2 »

By Urmila Das For Gandhiji, spinning their own cloth – khadhi – at home was employment for entire villages. This was not only a political decision, but also an economical one. He wanted people to be self-sufficient and to take pride in recreating the industry that was once a cottage industry. “Before the British advent, India...

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Trudeau Rightfully Returns Canada To The UN World Family!

Trudeau Rightfully Returns Canada To The UN World Family! »

By Bhupinder Liddar At the United Nations headquarters in New York, on Tuesday, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Barak Obama – leaders of two friendly neighbouring countries –walked...

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NDP’s Make Or Break In Next May’s Election Could Be Decided By Their Fate In Surrey

NDP’s Make Or Break In Next May’s Election Could Be Decided By Their Fate In Surrey »

BC Liberal Minister Amrik Virk To Run From The Redrawn Surrey-Guildford Riding! NDP needs to field a strong candidate in this riding and others in Surrey if they are hoping to...

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Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation »

Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys,...

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Indo-American CEO Who Made $357 Million In 2011 Accused Of Treating The Family Maid “Like A Dog” »

Indo-American CEO Who Made $357 Million In 2011 Accused Of Treating The Family Maid “Like A Dog”

Himanshu Bhatia’s Daughter Sabina Refutes Allegations Made Against Her Mother, Calling Maid’s Story As “Complete Fiction” In An Email To The LINK! Himanshu...

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Two Indo-Americans Selected For Prestigious Poet Program »

Two Indo-Americans Selected For Prestigious Poet Program

US First Lady Michelle Obama would welcome the budding poets, including Indian-Americans Maya Eashwaran and Gopal Raman, at the White Houseon September...

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Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation »

Filming Wraps On Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys,...

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Salman acquittal to be appealed »

Salman acquittal to be appealed

Jaipur: The Rajasthan Government on Tuesday said it would file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the High Court’s decision acquitting...

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Big Hollywood Player Skydance Media Opens Studio In Surrey

Big Hollywood Player Skydance Media Opens Studio In Surrey »

SURREY – David Ellison, the Billionaire scion of the tech giant Oracle co-founder and multi-billionaire Larry Ellison and whose Skydance Media has produced $100 million plus budgeted films in the...

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