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Sikh facing deportation takes shelter in shrineRediff.com25 Mar 2008
Laibar Singh, 48, had pleaded sanctuary in Canada after entering the country in 2003 on a fake passport, claiming he faced a threat to his life in India because he was accused of being an extremist. Later he suffered a massive stroke in 2006 that left him quadriplegic and he sought refuge on medical grounds, but his requests were rejected. He was living in the Surrey's Guru Nanak Sikh temple.
Canada:Official language status sought for PunjabiRediff.com26 Feb 2008
"Punjabi's popularity is growing by leaps and bounds in Canada. From Parliament to State Assemblies and other places, the use of Punjabi is spreading. You can see signs at the city halls, hospitals, banks, credit unions in Punjabi; they read, 'We speak Punjabi'. So it is really encouraging," Punjabi Language Educators' Association president Balwant Sanghera said.
Air India bombing convict completes sentenceRediff.com10 Feb 2008
Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person convicted for the 1985 Air India bombing, completed his manslaughter sentence but was not released as he is awaiting a fresh trial on perjury charge.
Air India bombing convict may be out in 2 weeksRediff.com31 Jan 2008
Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in Air India bombing, who is facing perjury charges may be out of prison in two weeks when he completes his present prison term on February 9.
Meet Bob Dhillon: Likely billionaireRediff.com17 Dec 2007
Bob Dhillon, who is well on his way, to becoming the first Sikh billionaire in North America, shares the secrets of his success.
Canada: Ailing Sikh faces deportationRediff.com5 Dec 2007
A paralysed Sikh man seeking refugee status in Canada is facing deportation after the immigration office rejected his plea to stay in the country on compassionate grounds, prompting the Indo-Canadian community to come out in his support and stage protests.
Sikh wedding after 6 guests dieRediff.com27 Aug 2007
17 others, all Indo-Canadians, were injured in the incident that happened when members from bride's side were going to the groom's place Friday evening, near Abbotsford.
Indian appointed head of Indo-Canadian biz forumRediff.com22 Jun 2007
An Indo-Canadian professor has been appointed as British Columbia's regional research chair on Canada-India Business and Economic Development.
Racial attack on Indo-Canadian couple: 2 heldRediff.com2 Jun 2007
Tiwana said he was still trying to deal with the shock of the violent attack by four Caucasian teens while he was out on an evening walk on Tuesday with his wife Surjit Kaur.
Canada's first gurdwara restoredRediff.com6 Apr 2007
It was the first gurdwara built on Canadian soil in 1908 but it was officially opened in 1911
Canada: Estranged husband to oppose extraditionRediff.com5 Apr 2007
Grewal, it is reported, is now lodged in the maximum security Tihar Jail in Delhi, pending formal extradition request from the US for facing criminal charges relating to the death of Kaur.