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December 8, 2020


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August 12, 2020

Manpreet Sahota speaks about Eugene Shoemaker – the man who could not go to the Moon as a scientist but reached there through his ashes.


August 5, 2020

Bhagat Puran Singh, who died on August 5, was an embodiment of seva and sacrifice. Pingalwara in Amritsar remains the ultimate symbol of his supreme contribution to bringing dignity to the disabled and the mentally challenged in the community. Manpreet Sahota pays tribute to this selfless soul.


August 3, 2020

Canada observes Emancipation Month in August to highlight and take stock of the Black Community’s present, past and future. Manpreet Sahota details the background linked with this observation.


July 14, 2020

Neo-Nazi and white supremacist turned messenger of peace; this is Christopher Buckley’s story from being the leader in the Ku Klux Klan to spreading love.


June 30, 2020

Manpreet Sahota pays tribute to Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh on his death anniversary on June 27.


June 9, 2020

On the birth anniversary of Joseph Davey Cunningham, an authority in Punjab historiography and author of the book History of the Sikhs (1849), Manpreet Sahota pays tribute to the legend.


June 3, 2020

This is an explainer on breathing based on Terry Gross’ article, “How the lost art of breathing can impact sleep and resilience.”


May 27, 2020

Dubbed as modern-day Dhyan Chand, Balbir Singh Dosanjh, an Indian hockey player, died on May 25, 2020. Manpreet Sahota pays tribute to the legend who was a three-time Olympic gold medalist and played a key role in India’s wins in London (1948), Helsinki (1952) (as vice-captain), and Melbourne (1956) (as captain) Olympics.


May 25, 2020

The Komagata Maru incident involved the Japanese steamship Komagata Maru, on which 376 people from British India attempted to immigrate to Canada in April 1914. Of these, 24 were admitted to Canada and the other 352 were not allowed to disembark in Canada, and the ship was forced to return to Calcutta. This was one of several incidents in the early 20th century in which exclusion laws in Canada and the United States were used to exclude immigrants of Asian origin.


May 19, 2020

He saved over 670 Jewish children by bringing them to Britain from erstwhile Czechoslovakia. To his surprise, these children were invited to meet him in 1988 in a BBC TV show. On the birth anniversary of Sir Nicholas Winton, Manpreet Sahota pays tribute to this Braveheart!