Crime

Surrey stabbing

IHIT trying to track son after woman’s body found in Richmond home

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over after a body was found in Richmond Tuesday afternoon. The Province VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Federal government approves 100 new RCMP officers to quell drug war in Surrey

More police resources are on the way to deal with Surrey’s gang problem. PNG TAMSYN BURGMANN THE CANADIAN PRESS SURREY,... (more...)

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‘Force doesn’t look pretty': Vancouver police defend rough arrest caught on video

A screengrab of Donovan Mahoney’s video posted to YouTube. Donovan Mahoney/screenshot FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI Donovan... (more...)

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South African who plagiarized wife’s eulogy accused of hiring hit men to kidnap, kill her

FILE – In this file photo taken Monday, May 4, 2015, Christopher Panayiotou appears at a court to face a murder charge... (more...)

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Abbotsford police issues warning after series of armed robberies

Abbotsford police provided a map of the incidents. Abbotsford Police Department Handout VANCOUVER DESI Abbotsford has had... (more...)

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Manhunt continues for ‘armed and dangerous’ couple who allegedly pointed gun at New West police

New Westminster police are investigating. (Jason Payne / The Province) UPDATE – MONDAY MAY 18, 2014, 11:32 P.M. New... (more...)

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Surrey Mounties seize large quantities of guns, drugs in raid

Police said they seized 280 grams of methamphetamine, 210 grams of heroin, a loaded handgun, two replica guns, an extendable... (more...)

PROSTITUTION-BC

Prostitution, crime present prickly problems for East Vancouver neighbourhood

VANCOUVER, BC., May 14, 2015 — Ewart Aitken, one of the neighbours who are petitioning the city to help police the... (more...)

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Abbotsford police report rash of auto thefts in the city, mostly pre-2002 Hondas

The vast majority of those vehicles was over ten years old and did not havean immobilizer or anti-theft device. THE CANADIAN... (more...)

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‘How many witnesses do you need,’ Surrey residents ask in wake of shooting spree

As some residents lose patience over perceived lack of police progress in shooting investigations, the RCMP says it takes... (more...)

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West Vancouver hockey dad charged for off-ice scuffle

Scales of justice. Fotolia JANE SEYD NORTH SHORE NEWS A 45-year-old West Vancouver hockey dad has been charged with assault... (more...)

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New charges filed against Calgary man in fatal taxi crash (with video)

Amritpal Singh Kharbanda, a 46-year-old cab driver and father of two daughters, was killed early Saturday May 2, 2015, when... (more...)

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JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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Identical twins’ mark sheets almost as identical and the story of a courageous young achiever

HINDUSTAN TIMES AND VANCOUVER DESI They are identical twins and, interestingly, even their mark sheets look almost the same. Ranchi twins Aporupa and Anorupa Chattopadhyay …
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sucha Singh Bagri arrived in Canada with his father Harnam Singh Bagri on Feb 2, 1935, on the Empress of Russia,…
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Blogs

Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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“I didn’t know anything about her:” Mayo Singh married Bishan Kaur, the girl his parents chose

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Mayo Singh was born in 1888 in a Punjab village called Paldi, a name that would ultimately bring him a measure…
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100 year journey

Gurdev David Singh Aulak’s father came to Canada nine years before the Komagata Maru

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Gurdev David Singh Aulak was born in Vancouver in 1935, at a time when sawdust was used to heat homes and…
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100 year journey pioneers

“It pays to be neighbourly,” says son of one of the first Sikhs to arrive in Canada

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sewak Singh Dhaliwal was sitting with his mother, showing off the power windows of their brand new Cadillac while waiting to…
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Health Check

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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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end of life care

Heartbreaking story of a B.C. family preparing to say goodbye to the daughter who beat cancer twice

CINDY E. HARNETT TIMES COLONIST Five-year-old Hannah Day, who was thriving after beating two types of cancer more than a year ago, is flying to…
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