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En Karma’s New Love Song Pulls at the Heart Strings

Just in time for the month of love and heart, Vancouver based bhangra band, En Karma, releases a new song just for those reminiscing about a love gone by. Titled, “Unforgettable: Tera Pyar”  – it is band’s second release from their new album in less than 6 months. The song questions one’s “karma” when it comes to dealing with heartbreak.  A special song ... Read More »

Constable Avneet Dhillon among 19 new Vancouver Police Department members sworn in

CONSTABLE Avneet Dhillon was among the 19 new Vancouver Police Department members who were sworn in on Friday from recruit class 159. Avneet was born and raised in Surrey. Growing up, he excelled at soccer. He played for a gold level team and trained at a soccer school for elite players.  After graduating from Fleetwood Park Secondary with honours, he attended the ... Read More »

Bridal wear trends from Indian designers

Even though the big fat weddings are on with full shor-sharaaba, the conscientious lot are slowly adapting to the subtle elegance of understated weddings. The rich Jewel tones are back with a vengeance after a couple of pastel seasons, in all fine fabrics – the rich Silks, Kinkhwabs, Velvets and Luxe. Anjali Sharma, Chief Designer and Owner at French Curve ... Read More »

Slain Maple Ridge woman Jassi Sidhu’s mother and uncle lose final appeal against extradition to India

THE B.C. Court of Appeal this week dismissed the applications of slain Maple Ridge woman Jaswinder (Jassi) Kaur Sidhu’s mother Malkit Kaur Sidhu and uncle Surjit Singh Badesha for a judicial review of Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould’s September 28, 2017 order for their extradition to India to face charges in connection with the murder of Jassi Sidhu. The two were seeking a ... Read More »

Safe Surrey Coalition campaign against proposed development in Rosemary Heights

SURREY residents are up in arms about a proposed development in Rosemary Heights and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum and the Safe Surrey Coalition (SSC) candidates visited the site on Wednesday to take a firsthand look at the property (see photo). McCallum noted: “It’s a beautiful property that is heavily treed and also borders on the Nicomekl River. I kayak along there fairly ... Read More »

Surrey civic election: Candidates for mayor, council and school board

THE following have filed their nomination documents to run in the 2018 Surrey city election, seeking an elected local government position for the next four years.   Candidates for Mayor   Tom Gill (Surrey First) Pauline Greaves (Proudly Surrey) Bruce Hayne (Surrey Integrity Now) Rajesh Jayaprakash (People First Surrey) Doug McCallum (Safe Surrey Coalition) Francois Nantel (Independent) Imtiaz Popat (Progressive Sustainable ... Read More »

Doug McCallum releases Safe Surrey Coalition’s law and order plan

SAFE Surrey Coalition’s mayoral candidate Doug McCallum says that as mayor one of his highest priorities will be public safety and that he will immediately start the process for creating a new Surrey Police Department. “My goal is to find the most innovative and effective programs from around the world and implement them. All of us on the Safe Surrey Coalition commit ... Read More »

‘Namaste Canada 2018’ cultural event on Saturday (September 1)

THE Consulate General of India in Vancouver is hosting a day-long cultural event – ‘Namaste Canada 2018’ – in cooperation with more than 20 Indo-Canadian associations and cultural societies on Saturday, September 1 at Burnaby’s Michael J. Fox Theatre from 2 to 8 p.m.  It’s a free event and everyone is invited. Consul General Abhilasha Joshi met with the media and ... Read More »

Great coincidence: Radhika Apte on being ‘omnipresent’ on Netflix

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, who is being trolled for frequently featuring in the Indian projects of Netflix, doesn’t think her association with the streaming platform has been long and that the three series getting released around the same time was just a coincidence. Radhika had three releases — “Lust Stories”, “Sacred Games” and “Ghoul” — this year ... Read More »