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Although she had announced that she was seeking the Surrey mayor’s chair in the upcoming civic election, councillor Barinder Rasode made it official last Saturday with an announcement at Surrey’s SFU campus where...

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SURREY – The LINK reported recently on how the Canadian Radio-Television Commission (CRTC) was being pressured by existing CRTC licensed stations RJ1200 and RedFM to close down so-called rogue Punjabi radio stations originating...

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The Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature  winners were unveiled this week with Avtar Singh Billing winning the $25,000 first prize for his novel, Khali Khoohaan di Katha (The Story of Empty Wells). Two...

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The victim has been identified as 29 year old Birinder Khangura, who was gunned down in the early hours of last Friday morning, at approximately 12:15am. SURREY - A man shot and killed...

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“There is reason to believe that Sher-E-Punjab, Radio India and Radio Punjab may be carrying on broadcasting undertakings in whole or in part in Canada without licences in contravention of the Broadcasting Act,”...

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Why Should We Suffer? Members of the  Indo-Canadian community held another rally last Saturday under their “Walk For Half Million BC Kids’ Education” at Surrey’s Holland Park to seek an end to the ongoing...

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Surrey mayoral candidate Doug McCallum held a press conference on Tuesday to introduce his council team and his agenda for Surrey which is heavy on crime safety! His team includes Surrey Now editor...

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SLAM TO ROCK VANCOUVER ON SEPTEMBER 27! “We will not in any circumstances discount the tickets as we are putting on an actual show for the crowd and not an Awards show which TOIFA...

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“This is not a small thing.  If it wasn’t for the discovery of this document they would still be denying it.  If they hold the name of the Khalsa Diwan Society in high...

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An Indo-Canadian community group held a walk on Wednesday called “Walk For Half Million BC Kids’ Education” at Surrey’s Holland Park to seek quick end to the ongoing teachers strike. This young girl...

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As the heat gets turned on both sides in the ongoing teachers strike, especially the government side which has shown little leadership in resolving the strike, there was some movement on both sides...

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Col. Sajjan Joins Liberal Leader Trudeau At Army Run »

Col. Sajjan Joins Liberal Leader Trudeau At Army Run OTTAWA – Lieutenant-Colonel Harjit Singh Sajjan again showed his commitment to Canada and to those who have fought for Canadian freedoms by taking part in the Army Run...

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Fiji’s Military Dictator Proclaims Victory In Poll »

Fiji’s Military Dictator Proclaims Victory In Poll SUVA – Fiji Coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama declared himself the new Prime Minister of the Pacific nation this week and promised “genuine democracy” and to work for all...

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Save The Earth! »

Save The Earth! UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined thousands of people for a march through the city to shine the spotlight on the climate crisis with...

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Winners Of The Inaugural Dhahan Punjabi Literature Prize Announced »

Winners Of The Inaugural Dhahan Punjabi Literature Prize Announced VANCOUVER – The top $25,000 first prize in the inaugural Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature was awarded to Avtar Singh Billing for his novel, Khali Khoohaan di Katha...

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Dr. Raghbir Singh Bains Recognized With Community Crusader Award »

Dr. Raghbir Singh Bains Recognized With Community Crusader Award SURREY – An eminent community activist Dr Raghbir Singh Bains received the Community Crusader Award 2014 at the 5th Annual Extraordinary Achievement Awards ceremony held by a local...

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Punjabi-Canadian At The Head Of University Of BC Is Of Great Pride For Our Community »

Punjabi-Canadian At The Head Of University Of BC Is Of Great Pride For Our Community University of British Columbia (UBC) is not only this province’s oldest but also the largest and most prominent centre of higher learning. Next year, it will be celebrating...

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ALS Bucket Challenge Was Fun Mob Mentality Driven By Celebrities And Summer But Hopefully The Awareness It Raised For A Serious Disease Will Be Worth It! By Kimberly Sunder »

ALS Bucket Challenge Was Fun Mob Mentality Driven By Celebrities And Summer But Hopefully The Awareness It Raised For A Serious Disease Will Be Worth It! By Kimberly Sunder It seems this summer everyone was either talking about the ALS ice bucket challenge or taking it. It was all over social media, on the news, and even...

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The Original Tandoori Kings Of Comedy For One Night Only »

The Original Tandoori Kings Of Comedy For One Night Only SURREY – Surreyites craving for more than butter chicken will get a special treat of the Original Tandoori Kings of Comedy for one night only on November 8...

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Dining With Royalty! »

Dining With Royalty! A special invitation dinner was held at Mission Hill Family Estate winery in honour of Their Royal Highnesses, The Earl and Countess of Wessex’s visit to Canada. Prince...

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Dalai Lama Gets Intimate With Giani Gurbachan Singh’s Beard In Show Of Respect »

Dalai Lama Gets Intimate With Giani Gurbachan Singh’s Beard In Show Of Respect NEW DELHI—Showing a sign of respect, His Holiness, the Dalai Lama touched the beard of Giani Gurbachan Singh to his forehead during a spiritual seminar held in India. ...

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Rasode Follows Doug “Paaji” Down The Crime And Safety Agenda In Announcing Candidacy »

Rasode Follows Doug “Paaji” Down The Crime And Safety Agenda In Announcing Candidacy SURREY – In launching her bid to become the first Indo-Canadian and first ethnic mayor of Surrey, Barinder Rasode followed former mayor Doug McCallum down the crime and...

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VIFF Opens With Wild And Then Tame Reception At Vancouver Club »

VIFF Opens With Wild And Then Tame Reception At Vancouver Club

By R. Paul Dhillon VANCOUVER – The 2014 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival kicked off...

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The Rising Sun of Vancouver Tells An Inspirational Japanese-Canadian Story »

The Rising Sun of Vancouver Tells An Inspirational Japanese-Canadian Story

Vancouver Asahi World Premiere At VIFF Monday Night. By Andrew Tran Special for The LINK The feature film Vancouver...

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The “Ajuba” In Anandpur Sahib! »

The “Ajuba” In Anandpur Sahib!

Virasat-E-Khalsa is a landmark in Sikh history and culture known as  a Khalsa Heritage Complex. But for...

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The Boy and the World »

The Boy and the World

My, oh my has Brazil recently come of age. Not on the heels oF the successful World...

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Beauty Tips From CoverGirl! »

Beauty Tips From CoverGirl!

As the official hair and makeup provider for Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW), P&G brand stylists brought Canada’s...

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White Tiger Mauls 20-Year-Old To Death At Delhi Zoo »

White Tiger Mauls 20-Year-Old To Death At Delhi Zoo

NEW DELHI – A 20-year-old youth was mauled to death by a white tiger inside the animal’s...

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People Send Most ‘Swear’ Tweets On Monday »

People Send Most ‘Swear’ Tweets On Monday

LONDON – According to British researchers, Monday evenings saw a particularly high percentage of tweets containing swear...

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Man Gunned Down In Surrey Last Week Identified As Indo-Canadian With No Criminal Record »

Man Gunned Down In Surrey Last Week Identified As Indo-Canadian With No Criminal Record

SURREY – A man shot and killed in Surrey last weekend has been identified as an Indo-Canadian...

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Vancouver’s Dying Dailies Called Racist For Describing Black NHL Player A ‘Dark Guy’ »

Vancouver’s Dying Dailies Called Racist For Describing Black NHL Player A ‘Dark Guy’

VANCOUVER – Two B.C. newspapers apologized after triggering a social media firestorm with a racially charged comment...

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Relations Between India And America Should Be Based Upon Equality And Mutual Respect »

Relations Between India And America Should Be Based Upon Equality And Mutual Respect

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to America is very important not only for relations between India...

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Attacks On Rasode By Linda And Friends Includes Calling Her Opportunistic And Divisive! »

Attacks On Rasode By Linda And Friends Includes Calling Her Opportunistic And Divisive!

SURREY – Within minutes of Surrey councillor Barinder Rasode making her run for Surrey mayor official –...

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NDP Says Report Shows Premier’s Office Continues To Delete Emails To Avoid Oversight »

NDP Says Report Shows Premier’s Office Continues To Delete Emails To Avoid Oversight

VICTORIA— British Columbians have a right to know what Premier Christy Clark’s highly paid staff are doing...

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What Do You Do When A Guy Asks For Company At 11 At Nigh »

What Do You Do When A Guy Asks For Company At 11 At Nigh

After 7 years of marriage, my husband and I don’t have any children and don’t plan on...

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Parliament Langar On Sikh Awareness Day! »

Parliament Langar On Sikh Awareness Day!

The Sikh concept of free communal langar was brought to Canadian parliament this week as free food...

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Relations Between India And America Should Be Based Upon Equality And Mutual Respect »

By Dr. Sawraj Singh Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to America is very important not only for relations between India and the U.S., but it is also very important for the peace and security of Asia and the rest of the world. However, India should be very cautious and realistic about US global policies as...

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Relations Between India And America Should Be Based Upon Equality And Mutual Respect

Reliance Power Calls Off Rs. 12,000 Crore Deal With Jaypee Group »

NEW DELHI – Citing regulatory uncertainties, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power on Wednesday called off a deal with Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPVL) to buy the latter’s entire hydel power portfolio. Considered as the largest in India’s infrastructure sector, the deal was valued at close to Rs. 12,000 crore. The projects have an operating capacity of 1,791...

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Reliance Power Calls Off Rs. 12,000 Crore Deal With Jaypee Group

Dining With Royalty! »

A special invitation dinner was held at Mission Hill Family Estate winery in honour of Their Royal Highnesses, The Earl and Countess of Wessex’s visit to Canada. Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, was accompanied by  his wife, Countess Sophie Rhys-Jones. The only Indo-Canadian business leaders invited to this...

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Dining With Royalty!

VIFF Opens With Wild And Then Tame Reception At Vancouver Club »

By R. Paul Dhillon VANCOUVER – The 2014 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival kicked off Thursday night with the gala screening of Oscars hopeful “Wild,” starring Reese Witherspoon and directed by Canada’s top export to Hollywood Jean-Marc Vallée. The LINK could not get into the screening due to heavy demand for tickets as Wild...

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VIFF Opens With Wild And Then Tame Reception At Vancouver Club

Suicide Is Among The Second Most Frequent Cause Of Death Among Young People »

By Dr. Kala Singh MBBS This week marked the world suicide prevention day. Suicide is the second most frequent cause of death among young Canadians between the ages of 15-30 years. There are four types of suicidal crises. They are: Impulsive: After a fight, at the height of anger, disappointment in love, failure...

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Suicide Is Among The Second Most Frequent Cause Of Death Among Young People

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VIFF Opens With Wild And Then Tame Reception At Vancouver Club

VIFF Opens With Wild And Then Tame Reception At Vancouver Club »

By R. Paul Dhillon VANCOUVER – The 2014 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival kicked off Thursday night with the gala screening of Oscars hopeful “Wild,” starring Reese Witherspoon...

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UFV Wrestling Program Hosts India’s National Coach PR Sondhi

UFV Wrestling Program Hosts India’s National Coach PR Sondhi »

UFV Wrestling coaches Arjan Bhullar and Raj Virdi have spent the last year building a CIS team from the ground up at a university that has never before...

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Corruption is in every human being: Aamir Khan

Corruption is in every human being: Aamir Khan »

Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan Saturday said corruption is an evil that every human being needs to weed out of his or her system to have a larger impact on the country’s...

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