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Indo Canadian comedy Dr. Cabbie making its way to the small screen

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Surrey Night Market will be ‘bigger and better’ in 2015, say organizers

The Surrey Night market was launched last summer by a group of five Surrey-based organizers. LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI The... (more...)

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Surrey woman makes career switch from forensics to food bank

Feezah Jaffer is the director of external relations for Surrey Food Bank. ADRIAN MACNAIR/Surrey Now AMY REID SURREY NOW  WHALLEY... (more...)

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Surrey stabbing victim dies in hospital

Surrey man who was stabbed Thursday dies in hospital. SURREY NOW SURREY — Police are now investigating Surrey’s 17th... (more...)

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B.C.’s saddest robber, a Fiji native, faces possible deportation after guilty plea

A robber who broke down in tears while holding an imitation gun and stealing cash and cigarettes from a Kamloops store has... (more...)

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Pakistan executes 2 militants, reinstates capital punishment in wake of Taliban school massacre

Pakistan hanged two convicted militants after the government reinstated death penalty following Taliban school attack. FILIPPO... (more...)

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14 B.C. women killed in domestic violence just tip of iceberg, say advocates

Thousands live with bruises and emotional scars, advocates say The Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter held a... (more...)

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Virk switched out of advanced education portfolio as gov’t updates findings in Kwantlen compensation probe

Minister of advanced education Amrik Virk is seen during a ceremony in announcing the B.C. Liberals new cabinet in downtown... (more...)

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Pakistani military kills 77 militants in northwest following school massacre

Pakistani police officers stand guard outside radical Red Mosque as supporters of Pakistani religious party Ahle Sunnat Wal-Jammat... (more...)

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CERN admits Pakistan as associate member in research efforts

Rolf Heuer, Director General of CERN. AP Photo/Keystone/Martial Trezzini JOHN HEILPRIN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA —... (more...)

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Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

In this Wed., Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, Eve Ensler, co-director of the short film “One Billion Rising,” poses... (more...)

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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Taliban attack

Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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