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Surrey Six murder trial: ‘But where is Christopher?’ With verdict expected Thursday, here’s what we know

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Close the Vancouver airport immigration cells where Mexican woman hanged herself: lawyer

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India honours 100-year anniversary of Komagata Maru with commemorative coins

Archival photo of some of the 376 Punjabis, mostly Sikhs, aboard the Komagata Maru in Vancouver Harbor. Wearing white suit... (more...)

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Nanaimo’s Sandy Sidhu to appear in film at VIFF, but the actress is still waiting for her big break

Nanaimo-born and Vancouver-based actress Sandy Sidhu will appear in local film Preggoland which premieres at VIFF on Tuesday.... (more...)

Russell Peters performs on stage at Rogers Arena, Vancouver September 27 2014. Gerry Kahrmann / PNG

Review: Russell Peters’ Almost Famous performance sends crowd home in stitches

Russell Peters performs on stage at Rogers Arena, Vancouver September 27 2014. Gerry Kahrmann / PNG SHAWN CONNER FOR THE... (more...)

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Review: Was Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM! The Tour worth the 3 hour delay in Vancouver?

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Bollywood SLAM! in Vancouver faces major flight-delay hurdle Saturday

Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM The Tour has hit some major roadblocks in its Vancouver stop. Submitted photo. LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER... (more...)

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B.C. court drops charges against accused Indo-Canadian drug kingpin due to nearly decade-long delay

A British Columbia provincial court judge has stayed charges against an accused drug kingpin because Canadian officials made... (more...)

Charges tossed out against accused drug kingpin due to nearly decade-long delay

THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — A British Columbia provincial court judge has stayed charges against an accused drug... (more...)

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Dhahan prizes for Punjabi literature announced

Avtar S Billing LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver’s Barj Dhahan is doing what he can to preserve the Punjabi language,... (more...)

Crime BC

Man gunned down in Burnaby identified as Aladdin Ramadan (w/video)

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B.C. premier downplays Petronas threat to pull out of LNG project

Tan Sri Dato’ Shamsul Azhar Abbas, President and Chief Executive Officer of Petronas, speaks during the LNG conference... (more...)

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Last remaining family member of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh dies in Toronto

IANS Chandigarh — The younger sister and last remaining blood relative of revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has died in Canada, according to relatives in…
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Komagata Maru

India honours 100-year anniversary of Komagata Maru with commemorative coins

IANS New Delhi — India on Monday released a set of special coins as part of a year-long centenary commemoration of the 1914 Komagata Maru…
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Blogs

Vancouver Desi blogger

Horizon: Because I am a World Changer

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI My vision to the world. I am what many would call the outgoing teenager, which seems weird to some, as people…
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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall with the blazer and raw denim. The shoes and watch are nice complements adding to the effortless feel of…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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Addiction

The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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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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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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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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