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Punjab chief minister for strong response to Chinese intrusions

Chandigarh (IANS): Expressing anger over the violent clashes in Ladakh's Galwan Valley leading to loss of three soldiers, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder...

20 Indian soldiers killed in Galwan Valley standoff, toll may rise

New Delhi (IANS): Twenty Indian Army men, including officers, were killed in an unprecedented violent clash with Chinese People's Liberation Army troops at...

Anmol Narang becomes first observant Sikh to graduate from US Military Academy

SECOND Lieutenant Anmol Narang, 23, made history by becoming the first observant Sikh to graduate from the US Military Academy. She is...

City of Vancouver apologizes for its role in 1914 Komagata Maru incident

VANCOUVER City Council on Wednesday unanimously passed a motion brought by Councillor Jean Swanson to formally apologize “for the injustice of the...

Vancouver businessman David Sidoo stripped off Order of B.C.

DISGRACED Vancouver businessman David Sidoo's membership in the Order of British Columbia was terminated on Friday, June 12, the Province announced.

Changes to travel restrictions for immediate family members

THE Canada Border Services Agency on Monday announced that as of June 8, 23:59 EDT, foreign nationals who are immediate family members...

With over 246,000 corona cases, India now 5th worst affected

New Delhi (IANS): India's single day spike in COVID-19 cases inched towards 10,000 on Sunday, Health Ministry data...

Elderly couple from Calgary found murdered in Punjab’s Phagwara (update)

Phagwara (Punjab): An elderly couple from Calgary – Kirpal Singh Minhas, 67, and his wife Devinder Kaur Minhas, 65 – were found...

‘Decision is but one component in a multi-step legal process,’ says federal government about Meng Wanzhou case

FOREIGN Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, commenting on Wednesday's B.C. Supreme Court ruling that extradition proceedings against the Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou should...

Importance of protecting civil rights amid COVID-19 pandemic

'Investigating hate crimes is one of the FBI’s highest priorities' SACRAMENTO, California: U.S....

U.S. writers rally against anti-Asian hatred amid pandemic

PEN America and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop on Monday released a joint statement from well over 100 writers, artists, actors, and creative professionals...

Prime Minister Trudeau, Premier Horgan, others on Komagata Maru incident anniversary

PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident: “More...
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