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Two sisters from India headed to the gallows for killing nine children may not be executed for some time

Bombay High Court is hearing a petition filed by two sisters challenging their death penalty. VANCOUVER DESI Two sisters... (more...)

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Two South Asian men rob elderly woman at gunpoint in Abbotsford park

Abbotsford police are looking for two South Asian males suspected of robbing two women at gun point. Vancouver Desi. VANCOUVER... (more...)

Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition.

New York police arrest man who injured Sikh father in alleged hate crime

Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition. VANCOUVER... (more...)

Illegitimate sex

Two Indian sisters convicted for kidnapping, murder of 9 children, may become first women to be hanged in the country

Two sisters may become the first Indian women to be sent to the gallows for kidnapping 13 children and killing 9 of them.... (more...)

BREAST IMPLANTS

Spanish police arrest woman at Madrid airport with 1.7 kg cocaine in breast implants

Spanish police have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid airport with 1.7 kilos of cocaine hidden in her breast implants.... (more...)

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Funeral set for wife of former Surrey Sikh temple president who died after alleged domestic assault

Narinder Kaur Kalsi, who has been on life support, since a domestic dispute at her Surrey home last week has died. Kalsi... (more...)

SURREY ATTEMPTED MURDER

Surrey Sikh temple president charged with attempted murder sent to hospital after prison attack

File: Surrey Sikh temple president Baldev Singh Kalsi has been booked for attempting to murder his wife. Submitted Photo. CHERYL... (more...)

Uttar Pradesh

Woman raped, killed in India just 8km away from village visited by Bill Clinton

In this photograph taken on December 23, 2012, an Indian demonstrator (2nd R) shouts slogans at police while holding a placard... (more...)

Sikh wedding shooting trial

Radio India executive pleads not guilty to charges in connection with shooting at 2010 Surrey wedding

Radio India’s Maninder Gill (R) walks out of the court in New Westminster where he is being tried for aggravated assault... (more...)

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Vancouver woman aghast when only one man among 100 shoppers at Metrotown tried to help when her purse was stolen

Kim Trehan talks about having her purse stolen. Postmedia Photo SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI Is chivalry dead? A woman whose... (more...)

Ahmedabad police ATM

Indian city installs novel ATM-like machines to register complaints against police officers, fight corruption

A police station in Ahmedabad has installed an automated machine to register peoples complaints against police officers.... (more...)

Crime-Vancouver-BC

Surrey Six murder trial: Defence lawyer questions gangsters’ ‘unworthy of belief’ testimony on alleged conspiracy to kill drug dealer

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Mississauga beauty Annu Gaidhu crowned Miss India Canada (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI Mississauga’s Annu Gaidhu was crowned Miss India-Canada at the 24th annual pageant in Toronto Saturday evening. The 23-year-old yoga instructor and aspiring child…
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Best and worst places to live

Vancouver named among the best places to live, Karachi among the worst: The Economist (w/gallery)

LINDA NGUYEN THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Three Canadian cities — Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary — have been named as some of the best places…
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Long fares bribe BC

Vancouver taxi driver calls for end to queue-jumping bribe scheme

Network of drivers pays hotel staff to secure long-haul YVR fares JEFF LEE POSTMEDIA NEWS A small clique of drivers at Vancouver Taxi is being…
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Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition.

New York police arrest man who injured Sikh father in alleged hate crime

VANCOUVER DESI New York City police arrested a man on Tuesday who allegedly drove his truck over a Sikh father last month, according to the…
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Blogs

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ROAD SAFETY: Keep an eye on your friends and families’ safety on the roads

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI As you’ve been driving around the city, you’ve likely noticed there are more pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists out enjoying the good…
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Hollywood

Seeking balance and well-being: A mind-body approach to depression

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI While the world mourns the passing of Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, the global conversation turns to the topics…
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The Art of being a Guest – at a Sikh Ceremony

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI With wedding season in full swing, surely you must be attending at least one Sikh ceremony.  These family and fun oriented…
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Photo credit: BBC News 2013 Demonstrators outside Delhi court 'deserve death penalty'

Capital Punishment, is that the answer?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Today August 14, 2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the hanging of convicted rapist and murderer Dhananjoy Chatterjee. On May…
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Health Check

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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Health-Ebola

Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor brutally tortured and left to die after delivering stillborn baby boy

CEN AGENCY Torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead are believed to be relatives of a woman whose baby was delivered stillborn…
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Health Canada issues warnings over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products

VANCOUVER DESI Health Canada has issued an alert over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products that may cause life-threatening side effects. These natural health…
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Infectious disease specialist Florian Steiner wears protective clothing as he works in a laboratory for blood tests during a demonstration of the proceedings at the quarantine office of Berlin's Charite hospital on August 11, 2014. TIM BRAKEMEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Mumbai man who recently travelled to Nigeria admitted to hospital with Ebola symptoms

VANCOUVER DESI A man in Mumbai who travelled to West Africa last month has voluntarily admitted himself to a local hospital after experiencing Ebola symptoms,…
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Watermelon-sized tumour found in Mumbai woman during emergency caesarean section

IANS Mumbai  – A team of doctors at Mumbai’s Sion Hospital performed a rare and unexpected surgery as they were forced to remove a 2.5…
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Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra leads Guinness World Record meditation attempt (w/ photos)

LAUREN LAROSE THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Famed spiritual teacher Deepak Chopra sought to unite a mass global audience in quiet moments of personal reflection…
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Case of abandoned baby with Down syndrome casts light on unregulated surrogacy business

GRANT PECK and KRISTEN GELINEAU THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK, Thailand — For thousands of well-off childless couples, the dream of having a baby is often…
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