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Gear up for the annual Ismaili Walk at Stanley Park this Sunday

File: A fired up crowd gets into the warmup exercises before the Ismaili Walk at the Stanley Park in Vancouver, including... (more...)

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Larissa Cahute

Video: Vancouver Desi reporter gets a ‘desi’ makeover

( function() { pnShowVideo( '0_vvlszith', '', '', '', '620', '400', 'kaltura' ); } )(); VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi reporter... (more...)

Jim Iker

B.C. kids going back to school as teachers vote in favour of new six-year contract

B.C.’s public school teachers have ratified a six-year contract, ending a bitter months-long strike and allowing the... (more...)

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Vancouver Lions edge Royal Kings USA in World Kabaddi League

Balram Singh of Royal Kings USA raiding against defenders of Vancouver Lions. Handout/Vancouver Desi IANS Jalandhar –... (more...)

Today in History – Sept. 30

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Sept. 30: On this date: In 1399, King Henry IV ascended the throne of England.... (more...)

Today in History – Sept. 29

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Sept. 29: On this date: In 1547, Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish poet, playwright... (more...)

Vinay Virmani

A fun ride with Dr. Cabbie

Q&A: Canadian actor Vinay Virmani’s new movie continues his examination of South Asian immigrant experience ... (more...)

CRIME VANCOUVER

Vancouver police ask public to help locate ‘notorious gangster’ from Burnaby

Bobby Gill is wanted on several outstanding warrants. NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver police are asking for the public’s... (more...)

Little India

Death of a neighbourhood? Little India’s Punjabi Market struggles to survive

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New Westminster BC crime

Surrey teen Serena Vermeersch’s murder has neighbourhood on edge (w/video)

Teenager Serena Vermeersch’s body was found in the 14600 block of 66th Ave. Tues., Sept. 16. She had been reported... (more...)

Teachers strike BC

Smyth: So you thought the B.C. school dispute was all settled?

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender talk about the ongoing teachers’ dispute... (more...)

Vancouver-soccer

‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

Framegrab from Whitecaps controversial video shows three female fans cheering the team. DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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Vancouver-soccer

‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
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Blogs

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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

The model is wearing an outfit by Le Chateau and Aldo shoes. For more pictures visit: www.turbanesque.com

Designers-entertainment

Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Scroll Invitation

Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India-rape

India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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VANCOUVER WEATHER

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It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM PDT on September 21, 2014
Clear
21°/14°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 22, 2014
Chance of Rain
16°/13°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 23, 2014
Chance of Rain
18°/14°

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Health Check

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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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slow ageing

Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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File photo: A nurse loads a syringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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