bring in the good values into Canada….Kiran
Toronto, April 23, 2008
chief of bureau
Kiran Bedi, first woman Indian Police officer and Magsaysay Award
winner, said that Indians should bring in the good values into
Canada and forget their own differences. She was speaking at the
3rd Parvasi Award Night 2008 in Woodbine Banquet Hall, Rexdale,
Toronto where she was the chief guest.
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Parvasi Media Group is a leading Punjabi Media organization in
Canada. Parvasi Newspaper is the recipient of ‘Peel Regional
Police 2006 Media Award for Best Ethnic Newspaper’. Within
a very short span of time it has become one of the most credible
Punjabi newspaper in Canada. Apart from publishing a Parvasi weekly
newspaper, the group also run a Radio Show on CJMR-1320 and monthly
Parvasi Media Group took the initiative of starting first Punjabi
Parvasi Award Show in 2005. It has become an annual feature now
and we organize a big ceremony in Toronto to honor prominent Punjabi
personalities who have excelled in different spheres of life.
Winners of these awards are selected on the basis of Public opinion
and recommendation of a committee of experts.
This years Awards in various categories were given for the achievements
in the sphere of Social Service to Raghubir Singh, Artiste award
to Jarnail Singh, best businessman award went to Sukhdev Toor,
Special award to Dr. Kulbir Singh Thind, Award of Environment
to Raj Jhajh, Sports award to Mr. Rocky Sekhon, Youth award to
Guru Gobind Singh Childrens foundation, Literature award to Ravinder
Ravi, and a Life Time Achievement Award was presented to Dr Raghubir
Singh Bains. Speaking on the occasion the organizers and Chief
editor Parvasi Mr Rajinder Saini and editor of the publication
J.S Shameel said we are also thinking to organize a seminar about
the problems of Punjabi media of North America..
The show was attended by all the prominent media personalities
of North America Including MP ,Ujjal Dosangh, MP Ruby Dhalla,
Ontario State Minister Harinder Thakhar, Dr. Kuldeep Kullar(MPP),
Vick Dhillon (MPP), Amrit Mangat (MPP), Suzanne Fenel, Brampton
Mayor, Lidda Jachson, Wan Mayor, Vicky Dhillon(Councilor).
Mississauga: In a packed house of more than thousand guests, political
leaders and community celebrities at Woodbine Banquet Hall, Rexdale,
Ontario, Dr Raghbir Singh Bains a renowned drug therapist, encyclopaedist
and museologist was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award-2007
by Parvasi Media Group for his excellence and outstanding accomplishments
in the service to the global society.
The award was presented by the highly decorated retired IPS of
Indian Police Dr Kiran Bedi, an Ramon Magsaysay Awardee. Known artist
Jarnail Singh from Surrey and Dr Kulbir Singh Thind Punjabi Font
Maker from USA were also honoured for expertise and community service
in their fields......Read