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India’s famous doctor Mashoor Gulati comes to Vancouver

Be there at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, Oct. 29 to get a laughter treatment By Surbhi Gogia One of India’s most loved comedian Sunil Grover is visiting Canada and he will be performing at the Orpheum Theatre as part of the Dr. Mashoor Gulati Comedy Clinic show. Grover is on a six-city Canadian tour. While on his way to Edmonton, he ... Read More »

Sukh Dhaliwal introduces bill designating April as Sikh Heritage Month

Bill celebrates the contributions of Sikh Canadians to Canada and protects Sikh Canadian history SURREY MP Sukh Dhaliwal introduced Bill C-376 that would designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month. The passage of this bill would ensure that the contributions and history of Sikh Canadians are recognized and celebrated across Canada with resources from the Ministry of Canadian Heritage. ... Read More »

Arjan Singh Bhullar: The true Sultan of the ring

Arjan Singh Bhullar has become the first ever South Asian to compete in the UFC When Salman Khan’s movie Sultan was released, it beat all the box office records at the time. This was perhaps for two reasons. First it starred Salman Khan, second it was a big hit with the South Asians around the world because the movie highlighted ... Read More »

 Taking over the world

Social media sensations Harjit Bhandal and Jaz Saini of the hit YouTwoTV channel have officially taken home the “Fan Fave Much Creator” award at the 2017 iHeartRadio MMVAs. YouTwoTV was created out of Jaz and Harjit’s passion for producing unique content and making people laugh. Since its official launch on February 8, 2016, the channel has garnered over 120 million ... Read More »

The rise and rise of real estate

Attached housing sales drive this year’s activity By Harvinder Sandhu 2017 has been an interesting year so far for the real estate market. After last year’s screeching halt to the market when the 15% sales tax was added to foreign buyers price in August, many people thought the real estate market will not bounce back, let alone that the prices ... Read More »

Realty’s reality

By Surbhi Gogia What is happening to the real estate market of Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley? It is a million or quite literally more than a million dollar question that is bothering everyone from realtors to home buyers to sellers or even the foreign investors? Those who have their money invested in the market are trying to find out ... Read More »

Punjabi Pad: Very first talking interactive Punjabi Toy

  There are numerous toys that impart English language skills. However, few that teach Punjabi language. A couple based in US have invented the very first talking interactive Punjabi Pad. LINGODODO teaches the Punjabi Alphabets, numbers, colors, fun beats and also quizzes you on what you’ve learned. “Basically Leapfrog just strictly in Punjabi,” says Milan Rana, co-founder of Lingododo. Milan ... Read More »

Join in the Diwali celebration this year

(NC) Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali unites people from around the world in a celebration of the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and hope over despair. Many South Asians celebrate and this year it is on October 19.  No matter your faith, everyone can share in the joy of Diwali by coming together with family ... Read More »

Fighting crime in Surrey

By Alex Sangha I have not decided whether or not I am going to throw my hat in the ring to run for Surrey City Council yet, however, I have started to explore some of the major issues and ideas facing the city and their potential solutions. I live in the heart of Surrey City Centre and one of my ... Read More »

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya: Small screen’s grand face

By Surbhi Gogia There was a time when small screen actors never found the popularity and attention in spite of being equally or even more talented than Bollywood actors. But with soap operas becoming important part of Indian household, the small screen actors have finally arrived at the scene. Some of them have fan following and are earning even more ... Read More »