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Tsawwassen residents fear interference from relocated radio towers

Radio towers owned by KRPI are pictured on Thursday, May 28, near Ferndale, Washington. The towers are located south of Ferndale... (more...)

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SEXUAL ASSAULT

For the first time in B.C., a police dog joins girl on stand at sex assault trial to help her get through painful testimony

A police dog has helped a 10-year-old girl endure the painful recounting of sexual assault in the first instance a dog has... (more...)

Bollywood

Bollywood choreographer Shiamak’s team to rock Surrey with the annual Summer Funk

The annual student show, Summer Funk Show VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood dance guru Shiamak Davar’s students are all set... (more...)

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Yoga Day organizers in Vancouver still meditating on details

Local yoga enthusiasts are presume to be planning some great outdoor activities for International Yoga Day on June 21, but... (more...)

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Man accused in chilling sexual assault recaptured after bolting from Vancouver courtroom

A picture posted to the social networking site Reddit shows a man being taken into custody by Vancouver police following... (more...)

Organizers say Women’s World Cup won’t be tarnished despite FIFA corruption charges

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The ongoing FIFA corruption scandal won’t tarnish the Women’s World Cup, say... (more...)

Organizers say Women’s World Cup won’t be tarnished despite FIFA corruption charges

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The ongoing FIFA corruption scandal won’t tarnish the Women’s World Cup, say... (more...)

Organizers say Women’s World Cup won’t be tarnished despite FIFA corruption charges

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The ongoing FIFA corruption scandal won’t tarnish the Women’s World Cup, say... (more...)

Bollywood

Would you like to spend an evening with Bollywood actor Anupam Kher?

Bollywood’s international star Anupam Kher. Handout/Vancouver Desi VANCOUVER DESI If you loved the comical ‘pops’ in... (more...)

Abbotsford police

Parolee puts the ‘ram’ in Abbotsford car dealership rampage

Abbotsford police apprehended a parolee after he rammed eight vehicles in a car dealership and made a run at a responding... (more...)

Best city to live in North America

Vancouver is one of the world’s most livable cities — but it’s also ‘mind-numbingly boring': The Economist

NATIONAL POST STAFF Vancouver is among the world’s most “mind-numbingly boring” cities, The Economist has declared. Check... (more...)

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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

Jackie Hannaford at her home in Vancouver, B.C. May 25, 2015. Arlen Redekop, Vancouver Desi SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In... (more...)

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Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Aga Khan

PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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India’s tallest man spends his days in a cage-like structure posing for photos at an amusement park

VANCOUVER DESI Life is not easy for India’s tallest man Dharmendra Singh, who stands at 8-ft 1-inch, his height being the biggest barrier for his career and…
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Blogs

Abbotsford

End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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football-100year journey

B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

premature babies

Canadian pediatricians recommend letting 22-week-old preemies die. Should doctors try to save the tiny newborns?

TOM BLACKWELL POSTMEDIA NEWS Measuring just 10 inches long, Carter Lake should never have made it past his first few desperate hours outside the womb….
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organ donation

Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

IANS Washington – Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger. When…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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