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Sher-e-Punjab talk show host wants RCMP to charge kabaddi player who allegedly assaulted him »

 
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02:58 pm |     BY RATTAN MALL   HARJIT Singh Gill, Sher-e-Punjab talk show host, told The VOICE this week that he wants to press charges against a kabaddi player who he claims assaulted him…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

RATTAN’S RUMBLE: Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts bolts from her Surrey First – couldn’t wait for civic election result! »

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11:05 am |   WHEN I was tipped off on Tuesday evening that Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts was going to announce on Wednesday that she was going to run as a Conservative candidate from Surrey-White Rock,…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Dr. Cabbie’s Vinay Virmani talks to Georgia Straight Editor Charlie Smith on the immigrant experience »

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04:46 pm |   ACTOR, writer, and producer Vinay Virmani spoke recently to Editor Charlie Smith of the highly popular newspaper Georgia Straight (www.straight.com) about how his new comedy, Dr. Cabbie, was inspired by a taxi…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Punjab to re-examine Non-Resident Indian (NRI) proclaimed offenders’ list that includes many names from Canada »

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12:11 pm |   Chandigarh (IANS): The Punjab government will re-examine all cases of NRIs who had been declared proclaimed offenders (POs) in previous years for their involvement in various cases of terrorism and other crimes. Punjab’s…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Canada’s longest serving chief of police, Jim Cessford of Delta Police, announces retirement »

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10:59 am | DELTA Police Chief Jim Cessford has announced his decision to retire in early 2015, a year that will mark two decades as chief in Delta. Cessford joined Delta Police in 1995 and has…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

B.C. Court of Appeal Court rejects Ninderjit Singh’s application for new trial »

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09:55 am |   The B.C. Court of Appeal this week upheld the conviction of Ninderjit Singh, 36, who had pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of his former girlfriend, Poonam Dhillon, 18, in 1999. Singh,…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

UPDATED: SLAM – The Tour: SRK feels World Tour not selfish show »

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12:00 pm |   SHAH Rukh Khan, the reigning star of Hindi cinema, is all set to embark on World tour with the “Happy New Year” team. He says he is doing it to entertain audiences…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

South Asian writers in the longlist of Scotiabank Giller Prize »

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10:19 am |   THE Scotiabank Giller Prize this week announced its longlist for this year’s award at founder Jack Rabinovitch’s alma mater, McGill University, from Moyse Hall Theatre. Rabinovitch also announced that, beginning this year,…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper inaugurates ATN’s new Digital Broadcast Centre »

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02:26 pm |   PRIME Minister Stephen Harper last week inaugurated the new High Definition Digital Broadcast Centre and studios of ASIAN Television Network International Limited (ATN), Canada’s largest South Asian Broadcaster, in Markham. Harper visited…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

University of Victoria’s Centre on Aging opens office in Ladner, Delta »

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05:51 pm | A year or so ago, University of Victoria under Dr. Patrick McGowan’s leadership and thanks to the hard work of dedicated people like Jay Bains, Provincial Coordinator, Self-Management Programs, and his colleagues, did…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More »
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Barinder Rasode formally launches mayoral bid, vows to end complacency on crime »

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05:17 pm |   IT’S  time to end the culture of complacency in Surrey and fix the long-standing issues that are holding…

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Barinder Rasode’s opponents launch attack on her right away »

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03:23 pm |   AS soon as Surrey Councillor Barinder Rasode announced she will run for mayor, her former Surrey First colleagues…

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »

Rasode shakes up her competition as mammoth crowd turns up to hear her announce she’s running for mayor »

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03:01 pm |   A massive gathering at Surrey Councillor Barinder Rasode’s announcement on Saturday afternoon that she will run for mayor…

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »

World Sikh Organization welcomes opening of Canadian Museum for Human Rights »

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02:02 pm |   THE World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomed the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

UPDATED: 86 per cent of teachers vote in favour of agreement, classes start Monday »

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10:35 am | B.C. Teachers’ Federation President Jim Iker announced on Thursday night that 86 per cent or 27,275 teachers voted in…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Death of Serena Vermeersch in Surrey being investigated as a homicide »

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07:14 pm |   ON September 16, Serena Vermeersch was reported missing by her mother when she didn’t arrive home on the…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Network of North Delta high school students launch public service campaign about sustainability »

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07:01 pm |     NORTH Delta Environmental League is a network of high school students doing volunteer work towards sustainability. Group…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

WSO announces new director of development – Jaskaran Singh Sandhu »

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06:21 pm |   THE World Sikh Organization of Canada this week announced the hiring of Jaskaran Singh Sandhu as Director of…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Tejinder Sahota among 16 new Vancouver Police recruits sworn in »

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06:05 pm |  TEJINDER Sahota was one of the 16 new Vancouver Police recruits that were sworn in on Thursday at the…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Vancouver Police looking for Bobby Tajinder Gill »

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05:03 pm | VANCOUVER Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted on several outstanding arrest warrants. Thirty-three…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Obama names Indian American Richard Rahul Verma as envoy to India »

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01:00 pm | Washington (IANS): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, President Barack Obama has nominated Richard Rahul Verma as the…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Remembering the legacy of Bhai Jaswant Singh Khalra this weekend in Surrey »

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10:49 am |     HARINDER Singh of SikhRI will be speaking at two separate events this weekend: * Saturday, September 20…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

ON THE ROAD with HARVEY: Watch out for distractions this fall »

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08:36 pm |   NEXT time you’re driving, look around at the other drivers on the road. What do you see? Chances…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Security guard Amrik Singh Gill of Delta dies in motor vehicle incident »

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02:52 pm | THE BC Coroners Service has confirmed that Amrik Singh Gill, 59, of Delta died after a motor vehicle incident…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar bust installation’s 10th anniversary ceremony »

01:53 pm | OCTOBER 14 will mark the tenth anniversary of the installation of the bronze bust of Baba Saheb Dr. B.R.…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

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2014 Mercedes Benz Sprinter wins Battle of the Vans Event! »

03:48 pm | WITH a new look, more safety features and a new engine for the Canadian and U.S. markets, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van is now better than ever.  First launched on the European market in 1995, the Sprinter has steadily been redefined and improved. Business owners like it for its low operating costs and excellent resale,…

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Canada welcomes result of Scotland’s referendum »

09:00 am | FOREIGN Affairs Minister John Baird on Friday, commenting on the result of Scotland’s referendum, said: “The Scottish people have voted to remain within a strong United Kingdom. The peaceful, open and democratic way in which two very different but sincere views was handled is a credit to the Scottish and U.K. governments. “Canada welcomes this…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
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UBC Soccer’s Navid Mashinchi and Jasmin Dhanda named 1st Stars of the Week »

02:24 pm |   UBC Thunderbirds’ Navid Mashinchi (men’s soccer) and Jasmin Dhanda (women’s soccer) were named Canada West 1st Stars of the Week after leading their teams in holding serve in the second weekend of conference play. The two players were also named CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) national athletes of the week for the period ending September…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »
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Dr. Cabbie’s Vinay Virmani talks to Georgia Straight Editor Charlie Smith on the immigrant experience »

04:46 pm |   ACTOR, writer, and producer Vinay Virmani spoke recently to Editor Charlie Smith of the highly popular newspaper Georgia Straight (www.straight.com) about how his new comedy, Dr. Cabbie, was inspired by a taxi trip in his hometown of Toronto. Virmani learned that the cabbie was trained as a doctor in India, but couldn’t practise medicine…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »
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Vancouver Fashion Week September 15-21 »

03:26 pm | VANCOUVER Fashion Week celebrates its 13th year and 22nd season from September 15 to 21 with its largest season to date featuring 70 designers and representing over 25 different countries. Procter and Gamble are coming back for their second consecutive season, which will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza, under a custom-built tenting structure…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »
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International Day of Peace »

04:08 pm | BY HARNOOR GILL  Grade 11 student Christ The King Catholic Secondary Georgetown, Ontario   ON Sunday, September 21 people from all the various parts of the world will be celebrating…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

WSO announces new director of development – Jaskaran Singh Sandhu »

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06:21 pm |   THE World Sikh Organization of Canada this week announced the hiring of Jaskaran Singh Sandhu as Director of Development. Jaskaran is…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

University of Toronto top in Canada, No. 20 in world; UBC is No. 3 in Canada, 43 in world »

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04:37 pm | UNIVERSITY of Toronto is the top university in Canada and No. 20 in the world, according to the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds World…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »
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Indian diplomat’s daughter wins $225,000 settlement from New York City »

04:28 pm | New York (IANS): An Indian diplomat’s daughter who was suspended, arrested and forced to spend a day in jail during her senior…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Obama names Indian American Richard Rahul Verma as envoy to India »

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01:00 pm | Washington (IANS): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, President Barack Obama has nominated Richard Rahul Verma as the new ambassador to…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Punjab to re-examine Non-Resident Indian (NRI) proclaimed offenders’ list that includes many names from Canada »

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12:11 pm |   Chandigarh (IANS): The Punjab government will re-examine all cases of NRIs who had been declared proclaimed offenders (POs) in previous years for…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Punjab waging national war against drugs: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal »

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01:16 pm | Chandigarh (IANS): Nearly 20,000 people associated with the drugs trade have been arrested in Punjab in the last one year alone and drugs…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Former SGPC chief Talwandi is dead »

10:31 pm | Chandigarh (IANS): Former Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president and veteran Shiromani Akali Dal leader Jagdev Singh Talwandi died in Ludhiana Friday, hospital sources said. He was 85. Talwandi was…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

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