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There is fire in my heart over Pulwama suicide bombing: Modi

Begusarai (Bihar), Feb 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there was “fire” in his heart over the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 troopers. “Jo aag aapke dil mein hai, wahi aag mere dial mein bhi hai” (I feel the same fire im my heart that is burning inside you), Modi ... Read More »

Diljit Dosanjh donates Rs 300,000 to martyrs’ kin

Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has donated Rs 300,000 to the wives of the CRPF troopers who died in the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Diljit on Sunday shared a snapshot of his donation receipt to the CRPF Wives Welfare Association. Alongside that, he wrote: “Our soldiers protect the country and the citizens of the country. ... Read More »

World condemns terror attack in J&K

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) From the US to Russia and from Sri Lanka to Bhutan, the world condemned Pakistan-backed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed’s (JeM) attack on an Indian security convoy that claimed the lives of over 40 CRPF personnel. “The US strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack in Jammu & Kashmir,” tweeted US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster. “We send our heartfelt ... Read More »

More than 40 CRPF troopers killed in suicide attack in Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) In the worst ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989, a suicide bomber on Thursday rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district, killing at least 43 troopers and leaving the security established stunned. The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the horror ... Read More »

Enjoy BC Family Day in Surrey

Family Fun Day Monday, February 18 Enjoy time with your family at one of our free Family Day activities. Whether you want to bring the kids for arts and crafts, or drop in for sports, there’s lots going on. Visit one of the following facilities during their drop in times! Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre at 11am to 2pm Cloverdale Recreation Centre at 10am ... Read More »

Save the Date! ‘We Are Hockey’ Opening Reception at the Sikh Heritage Museum

The South Asian Studies Institute  is inviting everyone for the next exhibit at the Sikh Heritage Museum titled ‘We Are Hockey.’ The exhibit is a vibrant counter-narrative to the commonly held assumption that ice hockey is a ‘whites only’ sport. The exhibition highlight the contributions of peoples of colour across Canada who have played critical roles in shifting the invisible ... Read More »

First-ever B.C. conference dedicated to first-responder mental health welcomes 350 participants

Richmond, B.C. (Jan. 24, 2019): A two-day interactive conference in Richmond on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 is the first ever in British Columbia to welcome first responders, their leadership, and their communities to discuss occupation-specific mental health challenges and create meaningful change in their organizations. First responders such as police officers, firefighters, paramedics and dispatchers experience occupational traumas and stressors ... Read More »

Families invited to an art scavenger hunt at Surrey Art Gallery

Surrey, BC – Families are invited to join an art scavenger hunt drop-in event titled “Art on the Loose” at Surrey Art Gallery on February 9 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Everyone is welcome—children must be with an adult.  Given a list of clues, participants will have to use their senses and detective skills to complete the ... Read More »

World Sikh Organization launches Sikh Mentorship Program

THE World Sikh Organization of Canada has announced the launch of the Sikh Mentorship Program (SMP). The SMP is designed to connect Sikh professionals with Sikh students (16+) who are seeking guidance and direction academically or professionally. Alongside mentor-mentee matching, the Sikh Mentorship Program will also include workshops, panels, and networking events. The program is sponsored in part by the Government ... Read More »

Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted for journalist’s murder, sentencing on Jan 17 (Roundup)

Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Holding him guilty of conspiracy to murder, a special CBI court in Haryana’s Panchkula town on Friday convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati. Three others, who were close aides of the sect chief, were also convicted by the court. Krishan Lal, a former manager of ... Read More »