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Young Muslims in Britain speak out against ISIS with social media campaign

Muslims in Britain are speaking out against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with a social media campaign. YouTube/Screengrab. VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Deported Saskatoon woman in hiding in Pakistan, friend says

Jamila Bibi (right) was whisked away by two Canadian Boarder Services Agency (CBSA) officers at the Saskatoon airport, set... (more...)

In this Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, members of the United Nations Security Council meet at U.N. headquarters to discuss the Islamic State group's atrocities in Iraq and Syria. The Islamic State group will likely take center stage when more than 140 heads of state of government convene for the U.N. General Assembly the week of Sept. 22. AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

Security Council resolution expected this week requiring countries to outlaw terror travel

In this Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, members of the United Nations Security Council meet at U.N. headquarters to discuss... (more...)

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Back-to-school excitement finally comes for a half-million B.C. students

Kassidy Ryan shows off some of the school supplies she and her mother bought Sunday in Vancouver. Ric Ernst/PNG CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Surrey mayor on man accused of Serena Vermeersch murder: ‘Why on earth would you let him free?’

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

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Heavy rains trigger landslides and flash floods in northeastern India, killing 7

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Q & A: Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode discusses upcoming campaign trail

Barinder Rasode announces her official bid for Surrey Mayor Saturday at SFU’s Grand Hall in Surrey, B.C. Kim Stallknecht/PNG LARISSA... (more...)

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Barinder Rasode takes aim at crime as she officially announces her bid for Surrey’s mayor

  Barinder Rasode announces her official bid for Surrey Mayor Saturday at SFU’s Grand Hall in Surrey, B.C. and... (more...)

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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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Video: Vancouver Desi reporter gets a ‘desi’ makeover

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

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Barinder Rasode primed to run for Surrey mayor’s chair

Barinder Rasode will officially announce her bid for mayor at a “special celebration” organized at SFU Surrey on Saturday.... (more...)

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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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Surrey’s Punjabi radio stations facing CRTC ban

TEREZA VERENECA SURREY NOW SURREY — Two radio stations operating out of Surrey could be slapped with mandatory cease-and-desist orders come October. According to the…
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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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Death of a neighbourhood? Little India’s Punjabi Market struggles to survive

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI When Simran and Hardeep Virk met 20 years ago at Langara College, they’d go to All India Sweets & Restaurant for…
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Are Your Employees Bad for Business?

Setting up a business may be one of the biggest things you create and fund. Who you hire could make or break that dream in…
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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

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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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