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Game of Thrones references become buzzwords as Modi wins

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi readied for a second term, Twitterati used memes and references from the “Game Of Thrones” to hail his win. “Game Of Thrones” officially ended for Indians today, one Twitter user pointed out as several memes and references of the show emerged on election result day on Thursday. “Since ‘Game Of Thrones’ season 8 finale was ... Read More »

Modi magic sweeps Lok Sabha, opposition crushed

New Delhi (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led the BJP to a stunning victory in the Lok Sabha battle, with the ruling party itself set to win 303 seats in a marked improvement over its 2014 showing that left the opposition dazed and demoralized. And along with its allies, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was poised to give ... Read More »

Harjot Deo’s mother, Manjit, charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder in Kiran Dhesi hoimicide

MANJIT  Kaur Deo, 53, the mother of 21-year-old Harjot Singh who has been charged with second-degree murder in the homicide of Bhavkiran Dhesi, has been charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder in the case. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) made the announcement on Tuesday and announced that the “investigation is still not over” and asked anyone who ... Read More »

Munda Faridkotia: All set to spread love across borders

FROM engaging the audience with his cinematic work to further grabbing their attention with musical treats, Roshan Prince has always been very active in the Punjabi entertainment industry. He will soon be seen in another romantic Punjabi comedy film Munda Faridkotia. This is his 19th film. The film is produced by Vancouver businessman Daljit Singh Thind and Monty Sikka under the ... Read More »

First ever immersive multimedia exhibition on Sri Harimandar Sahib complex

THE unique, experiential exhibit which launched mid-April has already attracted several thousand visitors. The exhibition kicks starts its last four weeks with a special offer on Victoria Day long weekend. For three days – starting Friday, May 17 and ending Monday, May 20 – there is a special 15% discount for anyone booking online at www.eventbrite.comusing the promo code ‘VICTORIADAY’. Leveraging the ... Read More »

United Truckers Association holds largest meeting since 2014 strike

THE United Truckers Association (UTA) hosted its largest meeting in over five years on Sunday, as members showed up anxious for updates on recent provincial pay raises, activities by the BC Container Trucking Commissioner, and a number ongoing struggles with the Port of Vancouver. The meeting was also significant as the first time since the inception of the Office of the ... Read More »

Harjot Deo, 21, charged with second-degree murder in Bhavkiran Dhesi homicide

HARJOT Singh Deo, 21, who was arrested on Friday, May 10 at Vancouver International Airport by Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) investigators, has been charged with second-degree murder in the homicide of Bhavkiran Dhesi who was 19 years old when her body was found inside a burnt vehicle at around 12:20 a.m. on August 2, 2017, in the 18700-block of 24th Avenue ... Read More »

Surrey Fusion Festival: Sharry Mann and 2Baba will perform at 12th annual event

SURREY Fusion Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings, has announced Punjabi singer Sharry Mann and Nigerian Afro pop artist 2Baba will headline Surrey Fusion Festival on July 20 and 21 at Holland Park. This will be the first time the annual free event will see international headliners perform for both Saturday and Sunday nights. “Surrey Fusion Festival is an excellent opportunity ... Read More »

It’s a boy! Prince Harry and Meghan’s royal baby has arrived

PRINCE Harry announced on Monday that his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, gave birth early morning to a baby boy who weighs 7 pounds 3 ounces. He will be named later. The infant will be seventh in line to the British throne. Harry said he was present for the birth and called it an amazing experience. The couple’s official Instagram account announced: ... Read More »