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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 and ... Read More »

All India Radio (AIR) coming to Canada – and other countries

New Delhi (PTI): The AIR is planning to launch new services for several countries, including Japan, Germany and some in the Commonwealth of Independent States, with an aim to supplement the government’s diplomatic efforts and outreach programs to the Indian diaspora, an official said. Canada, South Africa and Maldives are also among the countries the All India Radio (AIR) plans to ... Read More »

Gill INT’l TRAVEL : Celebrating 25 years of the Golden Journey

Gill  International Travels is a household name for the Lower Mainland’s South Asian community traveling to India or any corner of the world. They started reuniting families when frequent travel to the home country was a distant dream. Their first office was opened in February 1982 in Malton, Ontario by its founder Mr.  Lakhvinder (Lucky) Grewal. The Vancouver branch was ... Read More »

SKYZONE is the limit to your fun in Surrey

Are you tired of taking your kids to a nearby water park? Or you are finding camping too expensive? Are you wondering what would be your next plan to burn your kids creative and physical energy cells once the summers are over. Sky Zone Trampoline park which is the world’s first indoor trampoline park, is the answer to all your ... Read More »

PICS offering Workplace Integration for Mature Individuals

PICS Society is providing an employment program called Workplace Integration for Mature Individuals (WIMI 45+), offering classes in the following: Resume and cover letter building Strengthen job search experience Mentorship in pairing with local professional of your original profession Job placement assistance and follow up support Develop Work Action Plan and employer engagement This program partners with local community and ... Read More »

New to Canada? Avoid unexpected bank charges

By Arjun Singh As an immigrant, one of the first things you have to do after landing is to open a bank account. Only after having a bank account in Canada can you proceed with other applications for services to settle down here. The banking system, products and regulations between banks in your home country and Canada are very different. ... Read More »

Progressing with community

By Surbhi Gogia In an interview with Desi Today, PICS new CEO Satbir Singh Cheema talks about the changing role of the organization and his vision Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) is a household name for new and old immigrants living in Metro Vancouver. The non-profit organization has been serving the community, especially the South Asian community, under its founder ... Read More »

Designed for success

Entripy Custom Clothing ( www.entripy.com) founder Jas Brar shares the success story of this unique company In today’s world, social media might be the easiest medium to send across messages of support to a cause or promote a brand. However, another popular way for people to express their association with a group or a business is through custom clothing. T-shirts ... Read More »

Teaching your Kids About the Value of a Dollar

By Gary Thandi Have you ever had that conversation with your children, one that maybe your parents had with you when you were a kid, that starts with “When I was your age ….” You know, it’s the one where you tell them how much harder life was back when you were younger, and how hard you worked when you ... Read More »