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Two “snake catchers” arrested in India for illegally keeping venomous pets

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Pakistani cricketer labeled terrorist for carrying bat on public transport, deported from Belgium

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Dharm Makwana: Presumed guilty until you miss your flight

  The Province staffer Dharm Makwana. (Ward Perrin / PNG) DHARM MAKWANA VANCOUVER DESI By the end of the ordeal my wife... (more...)

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Abbotsford comics’ bid for TV show doesn’t make the cut

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ICAI opens Vancouver office to cultivate Indian accountancy

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Jian Ghomeshi drops $55-million lawsuit against the CBC (w/video)

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B.C. residents see mental health training, online vigilance as key factors in battle against homegrown terrorism

Baitur Rahman Mosque in Delta is B.C.’s largest. British Columbians and Canadians are divided on the idea of granting... (more...)

Vancouver Desi crime

Vancouver pimp who ran teen prostitution ring won’t be sentenced until next September

Reza Moazami is shown the prisoner’s box in a Vancouver court in September 2013 in this court drawing. Moazami, a B.C.... (more...)

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Two men charged after RCMP cruisers rammed in Surrey last week

Two men have been charged after Surrey RCMP cruisers were rammed as they allegedly tried to flee the scene, prompting Mounties... (more...)

Surrey

Amrik Virk admits he could have done a ‘better job’ as emails raise new questions on Kwantlen hiring practices

Surrey-based Kwantlen Polytechnic University has been under scrutiny over violating executive compensation practices during... (more...)

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Indian-American stores brace as Ferguson erupts into violence (w/video)

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Bollywood’s female stars rise in stature and crank out hits, but ask: Where is the money? (w/gallery)

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Kathak star Sitara Devi dies after prolonged illness

IANS Mumbai – Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, leaving behind…
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Killer monkeys invade India after government issues wildlife preservation to protect wild apes

CEN AGENCY A ban on capturing monkeys in India has led to an explosion of ape attacks – some which are deadly – across the…
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Surrey husband charged with murder after wife found dead in Newton home

SURREY NOW and VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey man has been charged with murder after his 64-year-old wife was found dead at their Newton home on…
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Woman loses Canadian citizenship for failing language, knowledge tests after it was granted in error

ADRIAN HUMPHREYS POSTMEDIA NEWS A would-be Canadian who received a grade of zero out of six on her citizenship language test and four out of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Doctor assisted suicide

Suresh Kurl: States that allow and encourage Euthanasia have to be God free zones

DR. SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  The following are the personal thoughts and feelings I had, when I attended a group of physicians, psychiatrists and religious…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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doctor-scapegoat

Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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