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Gear up for winter

By Dhiraj Khatri Exercises to keep you fit, this Winter Say bye-bye to shiny Summers and welcome to winters. The days are now getting shorter and darker, so the option to go out and walk or jog or do some physical activity is less. It becomes hard to maintain optimal fitness routine in this harsh season. Exercise should be an ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

MOUTHWATERING RECIPES TO KEEP YOU NOURISHED THIS RAMADAN

Muslims around the world are celebrating the blessed month of Ramadan. With longer days and higher temperatures, it’s important to be well-prepared. After all, we want to enjoy and make the most of this blessed month, and keep our focus on religious observance and self-reflection. Eating a balanced and colourful diet that includes a variety of unrefined carbohydrates, proteins, and ... 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 »

GET WET, DON’T SWEAT!

By Dhiraj Khatri Summers are a critical time. The heat takes away all our energy and the day drags on. With hardly any zest left to work, exercise is one thing we clearly steer off from summers. But there is one thing we find solace in and that’s water. So why not splash in the water and get fit!! Water ... Read More »

Self awareness and Yoga

By Abha Humeniuk By practicing yoga we do not only learn to focus on our bodies, we also get the ability to focus on our lives Bending and twisting our bodies in all kinds of shapes is useful for humans who spend a lot of time sitting on a chair. It also makes us feel good and energized, as well ... Read More »

Surrey’s Golden boy: Eric Basran

By Surbhi Gogia Eric’s story is an inspiring example of what South Asian kids can achieve if their energy is invested in sports from the early age Eric Basran, an 18 year BC champion and two time silver medalist from Surrey recently returned home from the 2017 BC Golden Gloves Championship in Mission with more hardware to add to his ... Read More »

Faith, God & Spirituality

By Dr. Suresh Kurl  The terms may sound abstract but they are closely connected to our everyday lives and adopting them in everyday life can help us survive everyday problems. Suresh Kurl explians Half a century ago, I left India, the country of my birth, but continued to protect and preserve, rather jealously, a travel kit my parents had handed ... Read More »