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Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we... (more...)

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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pt. Yogesh Samsi Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop... (more...)

Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost... (more...)

Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they... (more...)

Women's excellence

Shakti Society announces 2015 award recipients

The 2015 Shakti Awards. Submitted/Vancouver Desi Shakti Society is excited to announce the recipients of the 2015 Shakti... (more...)

Immigrant-language test

Multiculturalism and Canada: To He.. With The New Colonizers!

The Charter reference to “multicultural heritage” has also acted as a seed for the germination and advancement... (more...)

India Rape Documentary

Suresh Kurl: Jyoti Singh, India’s daughter

Activists hang and burn an effigy of Mukesh Singh, one among the four men convicted and sentenced to death for the 2012 rape... (more...)

Stress Relief

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Healthy Answers for Stress Relief

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Chronic stress is a widespread health concern that has reached epidemic proportions. Stress... (more...)

Youtube India's Daughter

A look at the misguided critiques of India’s Daughter.

On December 16, 2012 the gang rape of Nirbhaya, made headlines around the world. According to India Today (2013), six men... (more...)

Anna Hazare

No More Violence: Threat Against Anna Hazare From Canada

Anna Hazare. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Anna Hazare is no Gandhi. Yet his... (more...)

Spicy Potato Patties

Indian for Everyone brings restaurant mainstays home

Spicy Potato Patties served with tamarind and green chutneys. Wikimedia Commons LAURA BREHAUT NATIONAL POST Spices, and the... (more...)

Classical music BC

Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati Gharana. NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER... (more...)

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India-Canada-Vancouver Desi

Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in April

VANCOUVER DESI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Canada in April, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Wednesday. Modi will be visiting Toronto, Ottawa…
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Exotic Pets: Snake owner charged in deaths of young New Brunswick brothers killed by python

THE CANADIAN PRESS CAMPBELLTON, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick have charged a man with criminal negligence causing death after two young brothers were asphyxiated…
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Aditi Arya

Miss India World Aditi Arya: Wanted my statement to be India’s

IANS Mumbai – Aditi Arya, the proud winner of this year’s Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

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When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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cancer treatment

Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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health-India

Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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