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The young achievers

Recently out of close to 100 nominations, the Surrey Board of Trade profiled Surrey’s Top 25 under 25 Award Winners. The winners were chosen based upon their business or community achievements, leadership ability, community involvement, professional achievements and uniqueness of their business or community projects. “To hear the winners speak of their journey in the community and entrepreneurial work represents ... Read More »

North America’s authentic Indian buffet opens in the Lower Mainland

Tandoori Flame is a unique dining experience with unmatched ethnic taste, live food stations and street food suitable for corporate events and family functions VANCOUVER, MAY 30, 2018 – Recognized as North America’s largest Indian buffet restaurant, Tandoori Flame is set to open its doors on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Delta. Located on the border of Surrey-Delta, Tandoori Flame is the ... Read More »

Special Olympics BC Seeks to Engage South-Asian Community through ‘Try-It Days’ at Khalsa School, Newton

Special Olympics BC has teamed up with Khalsa School, Newton to initiate a series of ‘try-it days’ aimed at engaging members of the South Asian community living in the Lower Mainland.  Starting on Saturday, May 5th, Khalsa School, Newton will host five drop in events where members of the community can learn about program offerings, try basic sports skills and ... Read More »

Akshay Kumar: From Acting to activism

By Surbhi Gogia If there are two worlds and words that define the spirit of India, they are:  Bollywood and cricket. Bollywood actors and cricketers are treated no less than Gods. The nation follows and adores each and every move of the members belonging to these two communities. In spite of this vast reach towards the masses, Bollywood’s popular cinema ... Read More »

Advait Kolarkar: The painting prodigy

By Surbhi Gogia Four-year-old Advait from India has taken Canada by a “colour blizzard”. He has been hailed as “prodigy” by The Telegraph Journal and CTV, Canada and Times of India, also making him one of the youngest artists worldwide It is very common for toddlers and pre-schoolers to hold crayons and fill paper with random colours. However, it is an ... Read More »

Traditional does not mean tacky

Bollywood’s top fashion designer Raghavendra Rathore in a special interview with Desi Today talks about current trends in male tradition clothing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s latest trip to India attracted criticism on many fronts. One main front was the choice of Trudeau family’s traditional wardrobe. Indian media called the attire “Too Indian even for Indians.” Some even called it ... Read More »

Breaking Beauty stereotypes

Meet Beenu Bajwa , a biology student from UBC, who entered into pageantry to break the stereotypes associated with it and recently won the title of Miss Canada, first runner-up By Beenu Bajwa I am a full time student at the University of British Columbia majoring in Biology with a focus on neurology. Education has always been a top priority ... Read More »

Princess Rani: Kids book series on Indian heritage

By Surbhi Gogia Indian culture and Hindu festivals are more than just dressing up and dancing on Bollywood numbers. However, there are not many resources in Canada that will equip parents on how to talk to their kids about the importance of these festivals. But now there is a good news for those parents. Anita Badhwar, who grew up in ... Read More »

Vaisakhi: A call to action!

By Dr Balbir Kaur Gurm This Vaisakhi, Let’s try to communicate values of Sikhi, not just our food and dresses. Vaisakhi is the day that the Khalsa panth was created by Guru Gobind Singh Ji on April 13, 1699.  He saw the numerous injustices being done by the Mogul empires including higher taxes, burning down places of worship and forced ... Read More »

The lady who took Bollywood to a new height

It is not always on screen actors who represent the face of the cinema. There are tons of people who work hard to promote the industry and take it to every home. One such lady is Natasha Mudhar. Natasha is the award-winning London-based global strategist, director, and CEO of Sterling Media.  Sterling Media is a multi-disciplinary, global business and communications ... Read More »