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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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Raymond Lee Caissie, 43, convicted of sexual assault in 1991, charged in murder of Serena Vermeersch »

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03:50 pm |     RAYMOND Lee Caissie, 43, who has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the death…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

ICBC’s tips for parents and drivers in time for back to school »

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02:13 pm | AS children head back to school, ICBC is encouraging parents to review the rules of the road with their…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

How can host Obama eat when guest Modi would be on fast? »

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01:23 pm | New Delhi/Washington (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Navratri fast, which he is known to steadfastly abide by has thrown…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

23rd annual Ismaili Walk raises over $200,000 to improve lives of women and children »

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09:41 am |   ON Sunday, September 21, the 23rd annual Ismaili Walk took place at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park. Celebrating…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

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…

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »

Barinder Rasode’s Surrey First 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 »

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 »

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 »

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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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How can host Obama eat when guest Modi would be on fast? »

01:23 pm | New Delhi/Washington (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Navratri fast, which he is known to steadfastly abide by has thrown Washington into a tizzy. What would they serve Modi for the Sep 29 and 30 repasts during his summit meeting with President Barack Obama? And what is even more troubling is how can the host eat…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »
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Portland Timbers – 3, Vancouver Whitecaps – 0: Whitecaps suffer road defeat in spirited Cascadia derby »

10:55 pm | PORTLAND, OREGON – Vancouver Whitecaps FC (8W-8L-13D) suffered a 3-0 defeat to Portland Timbers (9W-8L-12D) Saturday afternoon in a spirited Cascadia derby at Providence Park. After a lively start, the ‘Caps went down in the 28th minute courtesy of a well-taken Diego Valeri volley. Timbers striker Fanendo Adi then put the game out of reach…

Sep 20 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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Ontario’s deficit $1.3 billion lower than forecast in 2013 budget »

08:53 am | ONTARIO’S final deficit number for 2013-14 was $10.5 billion — $1.3 billion lower than projected in the 2013 Budget, and $0.8 billion lower than the interim projection in the 2014…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

International Day of Peace »

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

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 »
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Punjab seeks massive bailout from Centre »

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12:52 pm | New Delhi (IANS): Stating that it was being penalised for fighting India’s battle against prolonged militancy, the Punjab government Monday sought the…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

India test fires Mars spacecraft engine – after nine months »

09:28 am | Bangalore (IANS) India Monday successfully “woke up” from nine-month slumber the engine of Mars spacecraft as it glided through deep space, and…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

US Senate wants Modi visit called US-India Partnership Day »

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11:26 pm | Washington (IANS): The US Senate has passed with a unanimous vote a resolution designating Sep 30, when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Sep 20 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,…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »
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How can host Obama eat when guest Modi would be on fast? »

01:23 pm | New Delhi/Washington (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Navratri fast, which he is known to steadfastly abide by has thrown Washington into a tizzy. What would they serve Modi for the…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

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