Guru Randhawa, who was born in a village near Gurdaspur, credits artists from both sides of the border for shaping his musical sensibilities. “When I was growing up, if you twisted the TV antenna to one side, you’d catch Doordarshan Punjabi, and if you turned it the other way, it was Pakistan TV.” Not surprisingly, Gurdas Maan, Hans Raj Hans and Babbu Maan, and musical legends from Pakistan such as Sajjad Ali and Abrarul- Haq were some of the artists Randhawa listened to as a youngster…….
Global News has reported that the Mexican Consulate is refusing to send workers to nine Okanagan farms this season, including A & M, over allegations of poor living conditions.
“We believe that no human being should be subject to living in a house that is infested with rats, that is covered with mold, that is overcrowded, or they don’t even have a common place to do their laundry,” said Hugo Velazquez with the Mexican Consulate General in Vancouver. “This is just unacceptable for anyone working 10 to 12 hours in the sun or in the rain.”
A coffin thought to belong to a Russian general has been unearthed during foundation excavations for a construction project in the eastern province of Ardahan, Doğan News Agency reported on April 26.
Workers found a coffin with cross on it during the foundation excavation for an apartment building in Ardahan’s Karagöl neighborhood. They informed the authorities about the coffin and police took security measures around the excavation area.
Authorities from the Kars Museum later inspected the field, discovering a coffin and a skeleton with rotten boats and a coat.
Ünver Solaklıoğlu, an archaeologist at the museum, suggested that the skeleton could belong to a Russian general who lived around 140 years ago in the area, according to initial examinations.
With the abundance of sound bites to come out of Wednesday’s presidential debate, it seems only fitting that Weird Al Yankovic — parody songwriter extraordinaire — would step in to create an auto-tuned spoof of the night’s discussion. In his new video for “Bad Hombres, Nasty Women,” the 56-year-old singer replaces Chris Wallace as the…
The father of a Muslim-American Army captain who died in Iraq is speaking out against Donald Trump in a new Hillary Clinton campaign ad. In the 60-second spot, Khizr Khan tells the story of his son Humayun, who was killed in 2004, before tearfully asking the Republican nominee, “Would my son have a place in…
(LOS ANGELES) — The music manager who helped introduce N.W.A. to the masses has died. Jerry Heller was 75 years old. Heller’s cousin, Gary Ballen, says Heller died Friday night in Southern California. Heller started his career in the 1960s as an agent and promoter, working with such acts as Pink Floyd, Marvin Gaye and…