Pharmacy technicians, Dentists, and midwives allowed to give Covid-19 vaccine in BC

Some of BC's 172 mass immunization clinics will need up to 500 staff, Dentists, midwives, pharmacy technicians and a raft of other health professionals will...

BC marks one-year anniversary of first confirmed case of Covid-19

Thursday marks one year since BC’s first confirmed case of Covid-19. A man in his 40s tested positive on Jan. 28, 2020, after...

26 test positive for Covid-19 at a homeless centre in Surrey

Fraser Health has declared a Covid-19 outbreak at the Surrey Emergency Response Centre after finding evidence of transmission among staff and clients. The emergency response...

Windstorm hit BC’s South Coast, Lower Mainland

Some B.C. ferries service cancelled, power outages, seawall closed after strong windstorm overnightTwo ferry sailings have been canceled on Wednesday morning as power out...



Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor dies of cancer

Rishi Kapoor, the romantic star of many Bollywood films was diagnosed with leukemia in 2018, died in a Mumbai on Thursday,...

Actor Irrfan Khan, ‘Life of Pi’, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ dies at 53

Irrfan Khan, an icon of Indian cinema who had string of Anglo-American successes under his belt, such as Life of Pi,...

Old Bollywood music is timeless

Old Hindi film music is timeless. There is a great contribution of some remarkable music directors and lyricists, such as  Music directors: S.D....

‘Kala Chashmas’ (black glasses) worn by Katrina to be auctioned

Breaking the marketing template has been a norm with the “Baar Baar Dekho” team. In a marketing move as weird as it is innovative,...


Uncertainty over next Chairman as ICC denies T20 World Cup is postponed

Shashank Manohar is prepared to stay on as International Cricket Council chairman to oversee a "smooth transition" following reports that former India captain Sourav...

Tokyo Olympics can be “Difficult” If Coronavirus pandemic not contained, says Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says, it would be "difficult" to hold the postponed Tokyo Olympics if the Coronavirus pandemic is...

Tour De France cancelled till September amid COVID-19

Amid COVID-19 safety measures Tour De France will be raced from August 29 to September 20, organizers announced on Wednesday, postponing cycling's flagship...

Mission accomplished: Top 6 successful run chases in Test history

On this day in 2003, West Indies went on to successfully chase down a huge total of 418 against Australia making it the highest...


China begins evacuation of its nationals from India

China began evacuating hundreds of its nationals from India starting from Monday due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, the official media reported. One...

NRI couple found murdered in Phagwara

A Canada-based NRI couple was reportedly murdered with sharp-edged weapons at their local residence in Onkar Nagar on Saturday Night. Senior Superintendent of the Police...

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for ‘espionage’

Two Pakistani officials expelled by India over spying allegations have returned home, a Pakistan embassy spokesman said, as the nuclear-armed rivals wrangle over the...

Kerala-grown ‘superfood’ jackfruit goes global as a meat substitute

Green, spiky and with a strong, sweet smell, the bulky jackfruit has morphed from a backyard nuisance in India's south coast into the meat-substitute darling of...