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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 »

Jagmeet Singh: A New Breakthrough in Canadian Politics

Harman S. Pandher, Trustee, Burnaby Board of Education, writes how Late Jack Layton’s parting message inspired a whole new generation to take action and connected him to the New NDP leader Jagmeet Singh On October 1, 2017, Jagmeet Singh was elected by New Democratic Party members across Canada to be the new leader of the NDP. In the process, Singh became the ... 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 and ... Read More »

RAVI KAHLON: FROM Hockey Goals TO Human Rights Goals

Meet Ravi Kahlon, the field hockey player who was recently elected as an NDP MLA from North Delta. Kahlon is the Provincial Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism in the recently form provincial government under Premier John Horgan. Fifteen years after it was dismantled by the B.C. Liberals, the new government has announced plans to reinstate the B.C. Human Rights Commission. ... Read More »

For a noble cause

Surrey schools help kids in India get back to school Sikhi Awareness Foundation (SAF) Canada recently concluded its first School Supply Drive, collecting over 2165 pounds of supplies. Over the next six months, donated supplies will be shipped to India for underprivileged students to use. Many of these students, coming from poverty-ridden areas, do not have access to basic human ... Read More »

Fraser Health opens new substance use clinic to support South Asian community

SURREY: In a first of its kind in B.C., Fraser Health has opened a new clinic to support people in the South Asian community who are struggling with substance use. The Roshni Clinic, which loosely translates in English to “clinic bringing light”, offers services that are culturally-tailored to the community. “For the first time in B.C., South Asian British Columbians living ... Read More »

BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program: Free screening health camp in Surrey helps to detect oral cancer

  DR. Harinder Dhanju of the Pacific Oral Health Centre in Surrey, who hosted a free oral cancer screening camp for the local community at his centre in Surrey in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Surrey-Newton on September 24, told The VOICE that their team of dentists and specialists from BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program attended to 408 patients. Dr. ... Read More »

Desi Girls Rock BC’s Pageant

Surrey’s Arshdeep Purba walks away with Miss BC crown Who is the hottest girl in the world? The Desi Girl — This famous Bollywood song from the movie Dostana announced the world that Desi girls are most beautiful around the world. Now Desi girls have proved that they are not only hottest but smartest girls around the world. A recently ... Read More »

THE YOUNG ACHIEVERS

The Surrey Board of Trade recently organized the 7th annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards. They were given to Surrey’s youth who are 25 years old or younger for their incredible initiatives. The 25 winners were chosen based upon their business or community achievements, leadership ability, community involvement, professional achievements and uniqueness of their business or community projects. Desi ... Read More »