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Man finds five-foot-long crocodile in his bathroom

In this photograph taken on July 20, 2014, a crocodile which snuck into a bathroom is seen in a house in Sojitra village... (more...)

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Minor allegedly raped by temple priest in southern India

Indian women hold placards during a demonstration to protest against police inaction after a six-year-old was allegedly raped... (more...)

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Surrey councillor Barinder Rasode set to launch next phase of “summer engagement series”

Coun. Barinder Rasode is ditching Surrey First. In an email sent this morning, Rasode told the rest of the slate she would... (more...)

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Electric rickshaws causing deadly accidents in Delhi, Indian court hears

File photo: A woman drives an electric rickshaw at a promotional event in New Delhi in September 2012. RAVEENDRAN/AFP/GettyImages IANS New... (more...)

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Activists calling for shut down across Bangalore over rape of minors and crimes against women

Indian police officers stand guard as an activist shouts slogans during a protest against the rape of a six-year-old student,... (more...)

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Indian telecom company’s not so progressive ad featuring a “boss wife” causes Twitter reaction

Scene from Airtel’s latest commercial. YouTube/Screengrab. IANS New Delhi  – Is a woman who calls the shots... (more...)

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Rain-triggered landslide buries Indian village, at least 17 dead and over 150 people trapped

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Indian court convicts 10 people in 2004 primary school fire that killed 94 children

In this July 16, 2004 file photograph, Indian police officers inspect the burnt remains of a school building in Kumbakonam,... (more...)

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Toddler falls into pot of boiling syrup, dies

  File photo: Indian’s first ‘Ummeed ki Rickshaw’ driver, Kohinoor (C) drives her electric rickshaw... (more...)

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Surrey RCMP continue hunt for hit-and-run driver who struck a Sikh temple volunteer

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Bert Paquet and family of hit-and-run victim Jagdev Toor appealed to the driver to turn his or herself... (more...)

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Headdresses banned from Merritt music festival out of respect to First Nations

Organizers of this weekend’s Bass Coast Festival in Merritt are asking attendees not to bring any native headdresses out... (more...)

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Asian tourists important for Vancouver’s high-end luxury retailers

Tiffany & Co. on Alberni Street and Louis Vuitton on Burrard Street are both high-end beacons of Vancouver’s luxury... (more...)

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Minor allegedly raped by temple priest in southern India

HINDUSTAN TIMES An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a temple priest in Bangalore on Tuesday, less than a month after a seven-year-old was raped…
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Miss Diva 2014 gears up for auditions

IANS New Delhi – Miss Diva, that was launched last year as an official franchise from India for Miss Universe, is set to start auditions…
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Toddler falls into pot of boiling syrup, dies

  IANS New Delhi – A three-year-old boy died after he fell into a pot of boiling sugar syrup, police said here Wednesday. The child,…
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‘I don’t get turned down by girls:’ Calgary man jailed after stalking university classmate

DARYL SLADE CALGARY HERALD A man who became infatuated with a woman in his university class last year then repeatedly stalked her has been jailed….
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Blogs

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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Health Check

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Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers: Study

IANS New Delhi – Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey…
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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI A smart shoe in India is claiming to be the next big thing in wearable technology. The Lechal (“take me there” in Hindi,) from…
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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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