Religion

Tutu reaches Dalai Lama’s abode to meet long-time friend

Dharamsala, April 18 (IANS) — South African anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Saturday reached this... (more...)

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With Love from Obama, a ‘Chadar’ for Ajmer Sharif (IANS Exclusive)

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) — The 803rd Urs (annual feast) celebrations of the revered saint Hazrat Khawaja... (more...)

Christ’s shroud to be displayed in Italy

Rome, April 18 (IANS) — An exhibition displaying the Turin Shroud, the alleged burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will begin... (more...)

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Calgary private school that wouldn’t let Muslim students pray on campus fined $26,000 for discrimination

Files: Neil Webber, founder of Webber Academy, at the private school in Calgary. (Stuart Gradon/Calgary Herald) MATT MCCLURE CALGARY... (more...)

Sacred wood for Lord Balabhadra’s idol found in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) — A neem tree whose wood is to be used for carving an idol of Lord Balabhadra was identified... (more...)

Christian priests raise concern over security

Mathura, April 17 (IANS) — Christian priests in Mathura on Friday raised security concern after an attack on the 95-year-old... (more...)

Modi visits gurudwara, temple in Vancouver

Vancouver, April 17 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Khalsa Diwan Gurudwara and the Lakshmi Narayan... (more...)

Modi visits Gurdudwara in Vancouver

Vancouver, April 17 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi after reaching Vancouver, visited Gurdudwara , he was accompanied... (more...)

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Surrey Vaisakhi Parade all about giving regardless of faith

Moninder Singh has been at every single Vaisakhi Parade in Surrey. GORD GOBLE/SURREY NOW GORD GOBLE AND AMY REID SURREY NOW NEWTON... (more...)

Vancouver-Surrey

Sikh community celebrates a harvest of goodness in B.C

Thousands of spectators take in the annual Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Jenelle Schneider/PNG JAGDEESH... (more...)

Those who shun debate want to stifle it: Pope

Vatican City, April 16 (IANS/AKI) — Days after his comments terming the World War I mass killings of Armenians “genocide”... (more...)

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India’s emboldened Hindu hardliners push for beef ban in what could take toll on poor

In this April 2, 2015 photo, a devout Hindu Rajeev Sharma feeds cows at a shelter for cows in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Saurabh... (more...)

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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

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Sikh community celebrates a harvest of goodness in B.C

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Photos: Modi-mania hits Canada

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Mininster Narendra Modi’s visit to Canada. RELATED STORIES: “Rock-star” Modi to get Bollywood-style welcome at Surrey Hindu…
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11 of 19 Surrey/Delta shootings between South Asian, Somalian groups

Even the wounded won’t help cops investigate drug dealers’ war KIM BOLAN POSTMEDIA NEWS METRO VANCOUVER — Two groups of young drug dealers who have…
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Learn to make Indian foods at home

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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: An Introduction to Ayurveda

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Ayurveda, a Sanskrit term meaning “science of life,” is a 5,000-year-old healing system founded in India. From the Ayurvedic perspective, we,…
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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

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Vaisakhi: Childhood memories, nostalgia, a connection to the past and the future

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI  For me cultural holidays and Punjabi food will always have a sense of nostalgia. They connect me to parts of my…
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Morbidly obese B.C. woman denied reimbursement after weight-loss surgery complications in California

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who spent $85,000 in California for treatment of complications arising from surgery for morbid obesity has been denied…
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Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

IANS London – Close male relatives of men convicted of sexual offences are more likely to commit the same types of crimes, Swedish scientists have…
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Homeopathy drugs for AIDS from snake venom, HIV Virus

IANS New Delhi – Scientific research into possible medicines for the dreaded AIDS disease from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself and even snake venom…
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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

IANS Washington – In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time…
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Daddy Quota: Canada has found a way to get dads to do more housework

BRIGID SCHULTE THE WASHINGTON POST We’ve long known the importance of giving women the chance to spend some few weeks — or months — away…
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Courage To Come Back: Andy Bhatti makes it his life’s work to help young victims of sex abuse

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI This is the first of six profiles on recipients of the 2015 Courage To Come Back Awards, presented by Coast Mental…
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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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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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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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