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Conquer your packing challenges

(BPT) – Whether it’s business travel, family road tripping or a romantic getaway, exploring new places is exciting. You may be counting down the days until you leave, but if there’s one thing you dread, it’s packing. Deciding what earns a spot in your suitcase is hard enough, let alone figuring out how you can fit it all in. Do ... Read More »

Local Indo-Canadian Author Releases Debut Fiction Novel – Chasing Kismet

The story is written by Indo-Canadian author Amrita Kaur Lit. Lit lives in Surrey, British Columbia. Her writing regularly appears in several local newspapers and magazines, as well as on her personal blog, ‘Amrita Literature.’ Chasing Kismet tackles deeply convoluted human issues that will particularly resonate with Indian and South Asian readers. From the intricacies of family and community dynamics ... Read More »

LV Revanth is the winner of Indian Idol 9

Visakhapatnam-based LV Revanth was announced as the winner of Indian Idol Season 9 by none other than the cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar. Social media was abuzz over the master blaster’s debut on small screen. While the first runners-up was Khuda Baksh, the second runners-up was PVNS Rohit. The season finale witnessed three contestants – LV Revanth Kumar, Khuda Baksh and ... Read More »

82% of visible minorities in B.C. say they have experienced discrimination or racism, says new report

DESPITE support for multiculturalism by the vast majority of British Columbians, a new report by Vancity credit union indicates 82 per cent of visible minorities say they have experienced prejudice or some form of discrimination. The report, Good Intentions: an examination of attitudes on immigration and experiences of racial discrimination in British Columbia, includes a 2017 poll of B.C. residents ... Read More »

The Mental health crisis

By Surbhi Gogia Kulpreet Singh is marketing professional in his mid-thirties. While talking to him you would not realise that he went through a long struggle of fighting a mental illness throughout college, struggling everyday but not being aware about his problem. He had been an intelligent student since childhood, but he had always found it difficult to concentrate on ... Read More »

DJ EMENES: Rocking the world stage

By Surbhi Gogia It is no secret that a DJ has a crucial role to play in any celebration — be it a wedding, party, music festival or night club. A DJ is responsible to move the crowd, as he is the one who holds the fate of any party being the one who controls the mood of the people. ... Read More »

Real issues on the reel

Surrey kids pick up cameras to make movies on most heart wrenching issues A group of ten young students from Surrey recently participated in a program to learn short-filmmaking. Although their films were only a couple of minutes long, each student included some truly moving and powerful content. Students shared their personal experiences and insights through their work. The program ... Read More »

PALDI: Town soaked in Sikh History

This remote town in British Columbia’s lumber country is named after its founder Mayo Singh from Paldi Village in the District Of Hoshiapur in Punjab In most history books, the contributions of the Panjabis to the fabric of British Columbia’s culture and economy are not mentioned. One of the earliest towns for the early Punjabi settlers was Paldi, British Columbia  and ... Read More »

Why my fitness plan doesn’t work?

  Dhiraj Khatri has the answer So already January, the first month of the New year is gone and I believe many of you are disappointed with your resolution to keep up the fitness level or achieve your new year goal. Talking to hundreds of fitness enthusiast, I found out why your fitness plan don’t work or you fail. Following ... Read More »