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Vancouver’s South Slope is out of control as two South Asian groups of youths go at each other once again »

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02:32 pm | ‘Basically the community needs to know the violence the kids are causing’: Vancouver Police officer   BY RATTAN MALL    JASKARAN Singh Heer, 19, of Vancouver who was charged with possession of a…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

Abbotsford Police install security cameras at key locations as deterrents in South Asian youths’ ongoing dispute »

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04:20 pm | ABBOTSFORD Police on Thursday said that in recent days there has been increased tensions between the two groups of youths involved in an ongoing dispute in West Abbotsford.  This dispute had subsided, particularly…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More »

RATTAN’S RUMBLE: The politics of press releases: How NOT to write them! »

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04:52 pm |   AS it is, media are always cynical about politicians who will say anything just to please voters. Nowadays we expect statements from politicians of all stripes to say how great South Asians,…

Aug 13 2014 / Read More »

‘Friendship between Canada and India is stronger than it has ever been’: Prime Minister Stephen Harper »

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12:10 am |   PRIME Minister Stephen Harper on Tuesday proudly declared at India’s National Day Gala in Brampton, Ontario: “The bottom line is that the friendship between Canada and India is stronger, it is stronger…

Aug 13 2014 / Read More »

Efforts to improve Punjabi signage at Vancouver International Airport »

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12:45 pm |   RECENTLY, the question of Punjabi signage and a lack thereof has gained prominence in our community. Some questions have been raised with respect to the signage at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). With…

Aug 12 2014 / Read More »

Khalsa Wrestling Club’s Amar Dhesi only Canadian to win medal at Junior World Championships »

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12:35 pm |   KHALSA Wrestling Club and Oregon State University heavyweight wrestler Amar Dhesi of Surrey was the only Canadian to win a medal at the Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, last week. He…

Aug 12 2014 / Read More »

Thieves target property of former gurdwara president Kalsi, Surrey RCMP actively investigating »

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11:35 am |  THIEVES have repeatedly targeted the property of former president of Surrey’s Brookside Sikh Temple Baldev Singh Kalsi, 66, who is in custody on a second-degree murder charge in connection with his wife Narinder’s…

Aug 12 2014 / Read More »

South Asian Community Coalition’s forum on relationship between family dysfunction and youth gang violence »

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09:58 am |   THE South Asian Community Coalition Against Youth Violence (SACCAYV) has been working for more than 12 years to address the issues of youth violence, gangs, and drugs in the community. Its main…

Aug 12 2014 / Read More »

Sikh summer leadership program: Participants strengthen their foundation in Sikhi »

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07:07 pm |   THE Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) concluded its twelfth annual summer program, Sidak – Faith, Courage, Discipline, on August 9.  The program commenced on July 27 at the Khalsa Center in Miracle Valley,…

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Inaugural Khalsa Cup Tournament a runaway success »

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02:35 pm |   THE first annual Khalsa Cup Tournament concluded on Sunday with Team Malton being crowned Competitive Tier champions, and the Maple Leafs winning the Co-Ed Tier (see photo).  The tournament raised over $6,000…

Aug 11 2014 / Read More »
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‘End ban on Sikh basketball players with turbans’, say U.S. Congressmen »

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03:48 pm | Washington (IANS): A coalition of US lawmakers Tuesday urged the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against…

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And Miss India-Canada 2014 is … Annu Gaidhu of Mississauga! »

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03:17 pm | ANNU Gaidhu of Mississauga, Ontario, won the title of Miss India-Canada 2014 at the glamorous 24th annual Miss India-Canada…

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

Dr. Khurram Syed Sher found not guilty on terrorism charge, Crown to decide if they will appeal »

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01:32 pm |   THE zeal with which the RCMP went after Dr. Khurram Syed Sher, 32, of London, Ontario, in the…

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Abbotsford Police looking for South Asian males who allegedly robbed women in park »

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11:04 am | ABBOTSFORD Police are looking for two young South Asian males who allegedly robbed two women in Mill Lake Park…

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Immigrant groups say legislation reforms reveal racist government agenda »

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09:59 am | A network of immigrant and refugee groups is asserting that the weekend arrests of 21 undocumented workers in Ontario…

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Cory Vallee wanted in connection with murders of innocent victim Jonathan Barber and gangster Kevin LeClair arrested   »

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10:38 pm |   ON August 13, Cory Vallee was arrested in Guadalajara, Mexico, after four years of evading police in connection…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

CBSA rushes deportation of men rounded up in racial profiling anti-immigrant raids »

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09:26 pm |   TORONTO: At least five of the 21 men that Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) racially profiled,  ID checked…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

Seven Canadian universities on tour to woo Indian students »

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08:47 am | New Delhi (IANS) With a large number of Indian students going abroad for studies, most notably to the US, a…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

Sacramento Kings announce signing of Sim Bhullar, majority owner Ranadive’s participation in New York’s India Day Parade »

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08:37 pm |     ON Sunday, August 17, Sacramento Kings Major Owner Vivek Ranadive, the first Indian-born owner in NBA history,…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

Daljit Thind and his Punjab Thunders in London »

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02:47 pm | SOUTH Asian entrepreneur Daljit Thind, founder and CEO of Thind Properties Ltd., took his kabaddi team, Punjab Thunders, to the…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

Surrey RCMP seek witnesses in April 2013 aggravated assault investigation »

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01:51 pm |     THE Surrey RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying four subjects involved in a serious aggravated…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

Red carpet awaits Shreya Ghoshal’s fans at Queen Elizabeth Theatre »

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01:33 pm |   SHREYA Ghoshal fans are keenly awaiting the return of the reigning singing queen of Bollywood to Vancouver on…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

68th Indian Independence Day celebration at Consulate General in Vancouver »

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11:54 am |   INDIAN nationals, people of Indian origin and friends of India participated in the Indian Independence Day celebrations on…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

After Brampton, racists target York University with anti-immigration flyers »

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09:54 am |   NOW anti-immigration flyers have appeared in at Toronto’s York University. The flyers – titled “The Changing Demography of…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau greets Indo-Canadian community on India’s Independence Day »

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08:03 am |   THE Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, on Friday issued the following statement in recognition…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

Teachers’ dispute might be resolved before new school year starts »

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04:38 pm |   A joint statement issued on Thursday by the B.C. Teachers’ Federation and the BC Public School Employers Association…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More »

Prime Minister Harper, federal Liberal Leader Trudeau greet all celebrating 67th anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence »

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03:26 pm |   PRIME Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday (August 14) issued the following statement to mark the 67th anniversary of…

Aug 14 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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Abbotsford Police looking for South Asian males who allegedly robbed women in park »

11:04 am | ABBOTSFORD Police are looking for two young South Asian males who allegedly robbed two women in Mill Lake Park on Monday night. Constable Ian MacDonald said that two women went for a walk around Mill Lake Park at 7:45 p.m. on Monday. One woman was in her 80’s and she used a walker / wheelchair…

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »
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‘End ban on Sikh basketball players with turbans’, say U.S. Congressmen »

03:48 pm | Washington (IANS): A coalition of US lawmakers Tuesday urged the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, an important article of their faith. In a letter to FIBA president Yvan Mainini, 21 Congress members led by Democrat Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American Congressman and Joe Crowley, a…

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And Miss India-Canada 2014 is … Annu Gaidhu of Mississauga! »

03:17 pm | ANNU Gaidhu of Mississauga, Ontario, won the title of Miss India-Canada 2014 at the glamorous 24th annual Miss India-Canada event last Saturday in Toronto. The show will be telecast next month on Zee TV Canada, the exclusive broadcast partner. With a red carpet entrance, dazzling cocktail hour, and stunning stage, patrons were wowed right from…

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »
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Sikh summer leadership program: Participants strengthen their foundation in Sikhi »

07:07 pm |   THE Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) concluded its twelfth annual summer program, Sidak – Faith, Courage, Discipline, on August 9.  The program commenced on July 27 at the Khalsa Center in Miracle Valley, B.C. This two-week program was attended by 40 participants from all over the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The participants…

Aug 11 2014 / Read More »
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And Miss India-Canada 2014 is … Annu Gaidhu of Mississauga! »

03:17 pm | ANNU Gaidhu of Mississauga, Ontario, won the title of Miss India-Canada 2014 at the glamorous 24th annual Miss India-Canada event last Saturday in Toronto. The show will be telecast next…

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

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Dot Bharat domain to soon hit screens »

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10:44 am | New Delhi (IANS): India, with its existing 243 million Internet users, is all set to get a ‘dot Bharat’ domain name from this…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

Seven Canadian universities on tour to woo Indian students »

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08:47 am | New Delhi (IANS) With a large number of Indian students going abroad for studies, most notably to the US, a delegation of Canada’s…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

Punjab Youth Congress objects to film on Indira’s assassins »

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08:49 pm | Chandigarh (IANS): The Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) Saturday strongly opposed the permission granted for the screening of the controversial Punjabi movie ‘Kaum de…

Aug 17 2014 / Read More »

Indian Prime Minister commissions INS Kolkata – largest indigenous warship »

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01:16 pm | Mumbai (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday commissioned India’s largest indigenously built warship “INS Kolkata” into the Indian Navy, describing it as “a…

Aug 16 2014 / Read More »
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‘End ban on Sikh basketball players with turbans’, say U.S. Congressmen »

03:48 pm | Washington (IANS): A coalition of US lawmakers Tuesday urged the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, an important article of their…

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