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Vaisakhi recipes and the concept of free kitchens

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Eatery owner stabbed to death over less than $1

FILE: Indian eatery owner stabbed to death over Rs. 50 (less than $1) IANS New Delhi – A 35-year-old eatery owner was... (more...)

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Gallery: A new restaurant offers sexed-up dinners (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

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Three McDonald’s in Victoria blacklisted amid foreign workers controversy

Three McDonald’s in Victoria, B.C., have come under the scanner for foreign workers controversy. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV DIRK... (more...)

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Eat beans, pulses to reduce bad cholesterol

Eat beans, pulses to reduce bad cholestrol IANS Toronto – Eating one serving a day of beans, peas or lentils can significantly... (more...)

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Lower grocery prices may compromise on selection, carry hidden cost

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Vancouver restaurant magnet Vikram Vij to enter Dragon’s Den

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Vancouver’s restaurant magnet Vikram Vij  and investment mogul Michael Wekerle  are... (more...)

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Spat over food torpedoes Bangalore wedding

Hyderabadi Dum Ki Chicken Biryani. Ric Ernst / PNG VANCOUVER DESI An Indian couple’s wedding was called off due to a massive... (more...)

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EVENTS: UBC students gear up for another year of colour wars

VANCOUVER DESI UBC students are gearing up again for the Indian festival of Holi: the time of year when you gather water... (more...)

Woman lives only on liquid foods in India

One Indian woman has lived her whole life only on liquid diet, is incapable of eating solid foods

Rare disorder: Manju Dharra suffers from achalasia, which causes her to vomit if she consumes any solid food, according to... (more...)

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Husband smashes wife’s head against wall repeatedly, killing her for not adding tomatoes to his dish

Bizarre murder: Husband kills wife for not adding tomatoes to potato dish. VANCOUVER DESI A 32-year-old Indian man has been... (more...)

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Oscars pizza delivery guy gets $1,000 tip

Brad Pitt, left, and Ellen DeGeneres, right, pass out pizza in the audience during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday,... (more...)

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‘It got quite graphic’: Hockey dad charged with threatening 10-year-old player on his son’s team

Burnaby Winter Club team had just lost a playoff game IAN AUSTIN THE PROVINCE A Burnaby Winter Club hockey dad appeared in North Vancouver court…
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Surrey Vaisakhi Parade

The sheer awe of Amritsar

VANCOUVER DESI Amritsar, literally a Pool of Nectar, derives its name from Amrit Sarovar, the holy tank that surrounds the splendid Golden Temple. Guru Ramdas,…
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Vaisakhi recipes and the concept of free kitchens

VANCOUVER DESI Food, especially feeding others for free, is a central philosophy of Sikhism. Sikhs do not have many strict rules regarding food but many…
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New York police ends Muslim surveillance program that sparked outrage

TOM HAYS And JAKE PEARSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The New York Police Department said Tuesday it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to…
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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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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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India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

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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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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