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Federal Liberal party gives green light to two Surrey-Newton candidates with checkered pasts

[caption id="attachment_814403" align="aligncenter" width="480"] The Liberal Party of Canada has confirmed that Randeep Singh Sarai (L) and Sukh Dhaliwal (R) have ...

Pakistan seeks to move beyond focus on terrorism in relationship with Canada (w/ video)

[kaltura-widget uiconfid="23273481" entryid="0_o4fudy2l" width="398" height="223"] DON BUTLER OTTAWA CITIZEN For more than a decade, Canada's military role in Afghanistan defined its relationship with ...

Denied mayor’s chair, Barinder Rasode will remain ‘activist’ in Surrey

  [caption id="attachment_813469" align="aligncenter" width="360"] Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode gets a hug from her daughter Ish after losing the mayor's race ...

Ex-border guard loses sentence appeal in cocaine conspiracy

[caption id="attachment_813439" align="alignright" width="322"] A former border guard who received a 15-year jail term for his role in a major cross-border ...
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Calgary Sikhs join Canadian soldiers in honouring fallen comrades

[caption id="attachment_813479" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Sikh children surround Dean Gray, unit personal selection officer from the Canadian Forces recruiting centre from Prairies ...
Tatiana Nunez and her four-year-old son Matthew at their home in Burnaby, Arlen Redekop/PNG

MOSAIC, a non-profit that aids immigrants, hosting fundraising gala Thursday

[caption id="attachment_813415" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Tatiana Nunez, with her four-year-old son Matthew at their home in Burnaby, B.C. Nunez immigrated to Canada ...

Gregor Robertson holds off Kirk LaPointe to win tough battle in Vancouver

[caption id="attachment_813428" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson gestures while addressing supporters after being elected for a third term during a ...

Linda Hepner continues Watts’ legacy with win in Surrey

[caption id="attachment_812921" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Linda Hepner is the new mayor of Surrey. Jason Payne, PNG[/caption] CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI Linda Hepner fought off two ...

Woman in car dragged by tractor-trailer awarded $1.1 million in damages

[caption id="attachment_811721" align="alignright" width="322"] A B.C. woman who suffered physical and psychological trauma following a terrifying crash that saw her car ...

Hindu group lashes out at Vancouver photographer for ‘slighting’ their gods in new series

[imagebrowser id=1132] LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI An award-winning Vancouver photographer’s latest series has received some backlash from a U.S.-based Hindu group for its “highly ...

Vikram Vij named Surrey’s Business Person of the Year

[caption id="attachment_810874" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Vikram Vij has been awarded Surrey Board of Trade's Business Person of the Year award. Handout photo/CBC.[/caption] VANCOUVER ...

Surrey mayoral candidates Linda Hepner, Doug McCallum in a dead heat; Barinder Rasode trailing not far behind

[caption id="attachment_810879" align="aligncenter" width="480"] With the civic election on Saturday, Linda Hepner, Doug McCallum and Barinder Rasode are in a dead ...

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Indian bride draws flak for wearing $700,000 jewellery at her wedding

CEN AGENCY An Indian sweet maker made sure his daughter was the golden girl at her upcoming wedding by covering her in gold jewellery worth…
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Video: Bear mauls Indian farmer to death, injures second man (Warning: Graphic Content)

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian farmer was mauled to death and another left seriously injured after a terrifying and unusual bear attack in Karnataka on Monday,…
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Video: India’s real-life Spiderman scales buildings with bare hands

VANCOUVER DESI A 27-year-old man in India who is nicknamed the “real-life Spiderman” has become one of Karnataka’s leading tourist attractions for his ability to effortlessly…
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Victim of ski accident to open spinal-cord recovery centre in Richmond (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Dhruv Kapoor realized he was in deep trouble as he barrelled down a ski run in Russell, Man., on an icy…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Doctor assisted suicide

Suresh Kurl: States that allow and encourage Euthanasia have to be God free zones

DR. SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  The following are the personal thoughts and feelings I had, when I attended a group of physicians, psychiatrists and religious…
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Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Health Check


Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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