Crime

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Truck driver called ‘forgotten victim’ of fatal Surrey RCMP crash

Harjit Singh Lotay was driving the truck involved in crash that killed RCMP Const. Adrian Oliver in November 2012. A charge... (more...)

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SURREY

Alleged terrorist almost killed himself with poisoned samosas before planned Canada Day attack

With a black Arabic flag behind them, terror suspects John Nuttall and Amanda Korody are captured on video delivering their... (more...)

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B.C. woman admits counselling foreign nannies to say they were tourists

A B.C. woman accused of counselling foreign au pairs to lie to border agents about their reasons for coming to Canada has... (more...)

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Woman found dead in Surrey apartment identified

Salamawit Girma, 25, was the victim of an apparent stabbing. SURREY NOW SURREY — A woman whose body was found in an apartment near... (more...)

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Surrey man who pleaded guilty to mistreating sex trade workers should go to prison for 2-3 years: Crown

This is an RCMP handout photo of Shalendra Sharma, a man accused of being a sexual predator of prostitutes in the DTES. Sharma... (more...)

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‘Will you have fun with me?’: Immigration officer sexually harasses female passenger at Delhi airport

“I have two children, my wife doesn’t want more, will you bear my third child.” File photo: Delhi Airport.... (more...)

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Two Surrey men in hospital with gunshot wounds after targeted shooting

Two men have been wounded in Surrey targeted shooting. PNG Merlin Archive. VANCOUVER DESI SURREY — Two men are in hospital... (more...)

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Ex-police officer indicted on federal civil rights charge over alleged beating of Indian grandfather

In this Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 photo released by Chirag Patel, Sureshbhai Patel is shown in a bed at Huntsville Hospital... (more...)

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Charges stayed against South Asian trucker in crash that killed Surrey Mountie

Surrey RCMP Const. Adrian Oliver was killed in a crash at 64th Avenue and 148th Street on Nov. 13, 2012. Truck driver Harjit... (more...)

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Changes to Nova Scotia law allow sex assault victims to sue retroactively

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape... (more...)

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Indian child bride became a mother of three at age 14, was forced into prostitution by husband, then abondoned

“But then I was forced to get physical with a man in our village. That man even paid money to my husband.” (Files,SAJJAD... (more...)

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Abbotsford Hindu priest convicted of sex crimes considered an untreated sexual offender

The Hindu Temple in Abbotsford where Karam Vir worked. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A former Abbotsford... (more...)

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Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in April

VANCOUVER DESI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Canada in April, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Wednesday. Modi will be visiting Toronto, Ottawa…
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Exotic Pets: Snake owner charged in deaths of young New Brunswick brothers killed by python

THE CANADIAN PRESS CAMPBELLTON, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick have charged a man with criminal negligence causing death after two young brothers were asphyxiated…
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Miss India World Aditi Arya: Wanted my statement to be India’s

IANS Mumbai – Aditi Arya, the proud winner of this year’s Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Blogs

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Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

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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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‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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