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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 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 »

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 »

Hottest Wedding Trends of 2017

Everyone loves a big fat Indian wedding. But planning it can be downright painful especially for the couple and their families. Between finding the right venue, coming up with a guest list, picking that perfect wedding attire, matching jewellery — the list is endless and the time is limited. So why not save some time and take the help of ... Read More »

Chef Vikas Khanna — Creating food for thought

By Surbhi Gogia Chef Vikas Khanna’s journey from a small Indian city to New York is a rollercoaster with many ups and down that has rocked the world with flavours. He was recently named one of the top chef’s of the world Though today you are a lonely buried seed You feel you’re lost in this whole stampede At the ... Read More »


Women in Punjab flaunt their curves in style Being plus size is nothing new. However, what is, is that Northern India hosted their first beauty pageant on May 12 for plus size women in Punjab. With only a criteria of a 34” + waist and aged between 21 to 40 years, this was certainly a chance for Northern Indian women ... Read More »

Staying energized at work during Ramadan

With Ramadan approaching, many Muslims are getting ready for a month of fasting and special prayers. Since Ramadan falls primarily during the month of June this year, those observing can expect long days of fasting. During the warmer days, it can be hard to retain your energy, especially during long work hours. Stay hydrated. During the Suhoor and Iftar meals, ... 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 »

First daughters of BC

By Harvinder Sandhu Zhindagee — A book by Mahinder Kaur Doman written in 2010 is worth remembering on Canada’s 150 years of celebration. It is a timeless collection of stories of first daughters who helped raise the first Sikh families in BC In celebrating Canada’s 150 year’s birthday, Canadians of all walks of life have been invited by the Canadian ... Read More »