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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

Energy conservation makes financial sense. RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April... (more...)

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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan... (more...)

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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

Murali VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth... (more...)

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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA... (more...)

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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies bag first win of 2014

The BCMCL Windies cricket team. Submitted photo. VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Last week Windies had their first win of 2014... (more...)

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Wicked Cricket: T20 World Cup

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI On the world stage, T20 World Cup is underway. Group 1 – Sri Lanka and South Africa... (more...)

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Chopra Addiction & Wellness Blog: Cigarette addiction is complex

A smoker is seen holding his cigarette during a smoke break outside a building in North Vancouver, B.C. Monday, Jan. 20,... (more...)

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Chopra Addiction & Wellness Blog: Addiction need not be the end of the road

Nirmala Raniga (L), founder and director of the Chopra Addiction & Wellness Center with Deepak Chopra in Squamish, Thursday,... (more...)

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TASTE INDIA: Curry adds flavour to easy chicken recipe

ANGELA SHELLARD NORTH SHORE NEWS Indian food is a huge favourite in our house. I love cooking it almost as much as I love... (more...)

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Will you marrow me? Ontario student’s search for bone marrow donor comes to Surrey

Ontario student Moneet Mann is coming to Surrey in her search for a bone marrow donor. Submitted/Vancouver Desi MANPREET... (more...)

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Rolling Dreams: Main Heroine hoon!

RASIKA POTE VANCOUVER DESI From “Bandit Queen” to the much appreciated “Queen”, women oriented films is carving a... (more...)

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EDUCATION: Spring Break Activities

AMRITA SAHOTA VANCOUVER DESI On the Friday before spring break, a friendly reminder from the Principal, “Staff, please... (more...)

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Four elephants die from shoddy electrical wires in Indian forest

VANCOUVER DESI A wild elephant has died after it was electrocuted when it stumbled into low hanging electrical wires in a northeastern Indian forest, according…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Six-year-old worshipped for patch of hair on his back that has grown into a tail

VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old Indian boy is being worshipped by villagers for a small patch of hair on his back that has grown into a…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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