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Bhangra superstar Jazzy B. became the first South Asian to be inducted into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame as the organization announced its 2016 BCEHOF inductees Tuesday morning. ...

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According to police, alleged suspect Mandeep Singh arrived from Canada while Mitha had come from Doha in Qatar. Both operatives had travelled to Punjab on valid documents and had no history of involvement...

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SURREY – Surrey RCMP has made a number of arrests, including two South Asians, of individuals alleged to be involved in ongoing drug trafficking operations in Surrey and Richmond. Ravinder Samra, 29, and Hazim...

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South Asian Community Says Thank You Mr. Trudeau And All Those Who Struggled To Get Justice For The Victims, Including Moe Sihota The First Indo-Canadian Politician To Raise The Apology Issue! Prime Minister Justin...

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By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – Surrey RCMP released a video surveillance footage along with a still photo of the turbaned suspect in the sexual assault of a Surrey realtor that occurred on Saturday,...

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Lower mainland Sikh community banded together and sent three semi trucks full of donations to Edmonton on Monday to help with the relief effort for thousands of Fort McMurray residents forced from their...

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By Meera Gill In April 2015, the Mayor of Surrey, RCMP, School Board and CFSEU (Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit- highly specialized anti gang unit) hosted a forum where 700 plus community members attended...

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The suspect is described as an East Indian (Indo-Canadian-South Asian) male in his late 20s to mid-40s, 5-5 to 5-8 tall with brown eyes and a dark brown, well-groomed beard. He wore dark...

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Those Looking To Donate Can Bring Items To The Various Gurdwaras And Sikh Academies In Surrey SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by...

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Hans Rana Gabriel, who was born with a rare heart defect, is hosting a fundraising gala on May 20 at Royal King Palace Banquet Hall called Swagat – An Evening of Giving. See...

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SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from...

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Maple Batalia’s Killer’s Friend Found Guilty Of Accessory After The Fact »

Maple Batalia’s Killer’s Friend Found Guilty Of Accessory After The Fact Maple Batalia was just 19 years old when she was murdered in the parkade of the Simon Fraser University Surrey Campus, where she had been studying to become...

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Bangladeshi-Canadian Woman Blinded By Husband In Vicious Attack Gives Keynote Speech At Big Sisters Spring Lunch »

Bangladeshi-Canadian Woman Blinded By Husband In Vicious Attack Gives Keynote Speech At Big Sisters Spring Lunch Rumana Monzur was brutally attacked and blinded by her husband in her home country of Bangladesh five years ago. VANCOUVER – Rumana Monzur made headlines when she spoke out...

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Big Donation! »

Big Donation! The fight against cancer gets a boost with $85,000 raised from the 2016 Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet gala. Peter Green (centre), Senior VP and President of TELUS Business...

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Canadian Sikhs Want Komagata Maru To Be Made Part Of Canadian School Curriculum »

Canadian Sikhs Want Komagata Maru To Be Made Part Of Canadian School Curriculum TORONTO – Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s historic apology to the Sikh and South Asian  community in the House of Commons in Ottawa for the 1914 Komagata incident...

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Conservatives Say Goodbye To MP Stephen Harper After Disastrous Election »

Conservatives Say Goodbye To MP Stephen Harper After Disastrous Election VANCOUVER – Thousands of Conservatives bid farewell to former leader Stephen Harper Thursday night after he led the party to a crushing defeat last October with his divisive...

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Why Can’t Punjab Police Cope With Crime? »

Why Can’t Punjab Police Cope With Crime? This police inability or lack of will to crack major murderous attacks, especially of sectarian tinge and having genesis at succession rows or Sikh dera rivalries, threatens to...

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Cycling4 Diversity Comes To Surrey Khalsa School »

Cycling4 Diversity Comes To Surrey Khalsa School Surrey’s Khalsa School hosted Ken Herar and his merry band of Diversity promoters, who stopped by the school on their annual Cycling4Diversity ride. It’s an important initiative that...

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Court To Hear Indo-American Woman’s Appeal Of Foeticide Conviction »

Court To Hear Indo-American Woman’s Appeal Of Foeticide Conviction INDIANAPOLIS – Attorneys for an Indo-American woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs will ask an appeals court on Tuesday to...

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12-Year-Old Indo-American Prodigy Hopes To Become A Doctor By 18 »

12-Year-Old Indo-American Prodigy Hopes To Become A Doctor By 18 Tanishq Abraham, a native of Sacramento in California, has been accepted to University of California (UC) Davis and received a Regents scholarship to UC Santa Cruz. He is...

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7 Indo-Americans Among 10 Finalists Of Nat Geo Spelling Bee Contest »

7 Indo-Americans Among 10 Finalists Of Nat Geo Spelling Bee Contest The finalists are Pranay Varada of Texas, Saketh Jonnalagadda of Massachusetts, Lucas Eggers of Minnesota, Grace Rembert of Montana, Thomas Wright of Wisconsin, Ashwin Sivakumar of Oregon, Kapil...

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2016 Achievement Awards Produce Diverse Young Winners »

2016 Achievement Awards Produce Diverse Young Winners The 2016 Achievement Award Winners for 2016 were: Baljinder Bal, Jashandeep Jassal, ParwazVir Brar, Ryan Koonar, Sherry Sandhu, Gurveer S. Palia, Mankiran Pandher, Ranveer S. Palia, Sahib Singh...

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Marking Komagata Maru Anniversary »

Marking Komagata Maru Anniversary

Candle light vigil was held on May 23rd, the 102nd Anniversary of Komagata Maru’s arrival in Vancouver....

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US Based Sikh Leaders Condemn Attack On Controversial Sikh Preacher Dhaddrianwale »

US Based Sikh Leaders Condemn Attack On Controversial Sikh Preacher Dhaddrianwale

“It is an attack on the Sikh tradition and its ethos. This kind of violence on respectable...

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Indo-American Student Gets Scholarship To Study Punjabi In India »

Indo-American Student Gets Scholarship To Study Punjabi In India

Born to a Mexican-American mother and Punjabi-Indian father, Sharon Nat grew up learning how to speak, read,...

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Sikh-American Called Terrorist By Trump Supporter »

Sikh-American Called Terrorist By Trump Supporter

A councilman from Hoboken, New Jersey, Ravinder Bhalla sent out an innocent tweet on Thursday morning, on...

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102nd Anniversary Of Komagata Maru’s Arrival In Burrard Inlet Observed »

102nd Anniversary Of Komagata Maru’s Arrival In Burrard Inlet Observed

102 years ago Monday a tired group of would-be migrants – all British subjects – sailed into...

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Online Petition Asks Alberta To Name A School After Popular Deceased MLA Manmeet Bhullar »

Online Petition Asks Alberta To Name A School After Popular Deceased MLA Manmeet Bhullar

The online petition is being organized by Calgary Board of Education, asking Calgary residents whether the elementary...

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Bhangra Superstar Jazzy B. Creates History By Being Inducted Into BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame »

Bhangra Superstar Jazzy B. Creates History By Being Inducted Into BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame

Award Winning Journalist R. Paul Dhillon And Punjabi Music Impresario Bobby Nagra Nominated Jazzy B. For This...

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Indo-Canadian From Regina Facing Second-Degree Murder In Wife’s Death »

Indo-Canadian From Regina Facing Second-Degree Murder In Wife’s Death

Jagdish Singh Tehara  was arrested and charged with second-degree murder of his wife Sandeep Kaur Tehara, of...

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U.S. Senate Nominates Indo-American Politician As Asian Development Bank Director »

U.S. Senate Nominates Indo-American Politician As Asian Development Bank Director

Indo-American politician Swati Dandekar has been nominated by the US Senate to the post of Executive Director...

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12-Year-Old Indo-American Prodigy Hopes To Become A Doctor By 18 »

12-Year-Old Indo-American Prodigy Hopes To Become A Doctor By 18

Tanishq Abraham, a native of Sacramento in California, has been accepted to University of California (UC) Davis...

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Sikh-American Called Terrorist By Trump Supporter »

Sikh-American Called Terrorist By Trump Supporter

A councilman from Hoboken, New Jersey, Ravinder Bhalla sent out an innocent tweet on Thursday morning, on...

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Conservatives Say Goodbye To MP Stephen Harper After Disastrous Election »

Conservatives Say Goodbye To MP Stephen Harper After Disastrous Election

VANCOUVER – Thousands of Conservatives bid farewell to former leader Stephen Harper Thursday night after he led...

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Why Can’t Punjab Police Cope With Crime? »

Why Can’t Punjab Police Cope With Crime?

This police inability or lack of will to crack major murderous attacks, especially of sectarian tinge and...

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Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh Turns Down Canadian Envoy’s Offer For Meeting »

Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh Turns Down Canadian Envoy’s Offer For Meeting

The communication from the Canadian High Commissioner follows Capt Amarinder’s letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

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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

Women in India Earn Nearly 19% Less Than Men: Report »

The global study by the group’s PayNet database tracked and analysed gender and pay for more than 8 million employees in 33 countries, including 57,000 job holders in India. NEW DELHI – Women in India earn 18.8% less than men, higher than the global average, largely due to lack of representation in highest-paying job functions and...

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Women in India Earn Nearly 19% Less Than Men: Report

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta »

SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been completely destroyed. The Sikh Community, who has a history of helping people in need across the...

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Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

Interfering Mom Tries To Come Clean In Meddlesome Family Drama »

By Alan Samuel Busy bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Smart Sony Pictures Classics firms family matters on their heads in The Meddler. This perfectly named movie is now gearing for laughs at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas. No one likes losing a loved one. So a change in scenery for Marnie is in order. Woman of...

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Interfering Mom Tries To Come Clean In Meddlesome Family Drama

Nutritious Fasting Practices During Ramadan »

By Huda Rashid, Registered Dietitian When we prepare for the month of Ramadan, we think of it as a time of reflection, doing good deeds and most importantly fasting. The word ‘fasting’is often associated with the following words: ‘weight loss,’‘dehydration’ and ‘malnutrition.’ Did you know that it is possible to fast during this month and still...

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Nutritious Fasting Practices During Ramadan

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CNN’s Sanjay Gupta Is Second Most Popular Doctor In The US

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta Is Second Most Popular Doctor In The US »

NEW YORK – With over two million followers, Indo-American neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta has emerged as the second most popular doctor in the US, a study that analysed Twitter use by...

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India Successfully Launches Its Own Space Shuttle

India Successfully Launches Its Own Space Shuttle »

BENGALURU – India successfully launched the first technology demonstrator of indigenously made Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV), capable of launching satellites into orbit around earth and then re-enter the atmosphere, from...

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Designers Parvesh-Jai Bringing Bollywood And South Asian Fashion To Inaugural Bridal Fashion Week

Designers Parvesh-Jai Bringing Bollywood And South Asian Fashion To Inaugural Bridal Fashion Week »

The three-day fashion extravaganza is the brain-child of designers Parvesh-Jai, who recently opened their fashion boutique in Surrey. By R. Paul Dhillon VANCOUVER – Vancouver will be dazzled with a spectacular...

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