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Manisha Singh (@exclusivelymanisha)

Manisha Singh (@exclusivelymanisha)

Manisha is a writer and reporter with previous radio and television experience, who is passionate about connecting audiences to the stories and voices that matter to them most. Check her out on Instagram: @exclusivelymanisha

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Diwali reflections: What I’ve learned after celebrating the festival without my family

A personal account into the true meaning of Diwali from an estranged daughter celebrating alone.
News

Immigrants are not just cheap labour to fix Canada’s labour shortage

Immigrants are being viewed as a form of cheap labour for the Canadian government
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Love at first… Caste? A (now deleted) dating app matched users based on their rank in India’s social hierarchy

The app has since been deleted, leaving behind their cringey ads as the only proof of its existence.
News

Indian Media: Where Shah Rukh Khan’s son’s drug charges received more coverage than protestors ran over and killed by a minister’s son

How and why is Indian media the way it is?
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5X Weekly Roundup: Truth & Reconciliation Day, Britney is free, targeted harassment against Canadian journalists & more

A roundup of some stories you may have missed.
What's trending

5X Weekly Roundup: The Gabby Petito Case, Tiger King 2, the Internet’s debate over Drake and Michael Jackson & so much more

A roundup of 5 stories you may have missed this week.
Community

Karishma Deo talks about her journey as a musician, her viral TikToks, & her “best performance yet”

Catch her at the 5X Blockparty this September!
Arts & culture

Meet Guntaj Deep Singh: The creative mind behind this Punjabi mural in Vancouver’s Punjabi Market

5X Press had the chance to speak with Guntaj, who let us in on his creative process and inspirations
Conversation

Navigating independence as a daughter in a South Asian household

Independence is an integral part of life, but as South Asian daughters we are not taught that.
Conversation

Here’s why AP Dhillon may have missed the mark with the video for his latest track “Ma Belle”

Could the video have done a better job with South Asian representation?
Arts & culture

The 5X Festival Block Party is back in person this year and tickets are limited -- you won't want to miss out!

5X Festival’s annual Block Party is back this year and more hype than ever before.
Community

Born, bred, and brought up in Surrey: lyricist Chani Nattan speaks about the making of Diljit's latest track

Chani Nattan speaks to 5X Press about his recent collaboration with Intense and Diljit Dosanjh

About 5X Press

Culture, community and conversation. 5X Press is the essential South Asian youth culture magazine in Canada, covering all things arts & culture, trending topics, news, & so much more. We connect our community to one another, and to the world. 5X Press is written and published in Surrey, BC, by a team of 14 writers. Edited by Rumneek Johal.

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