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South African judge will decide whether to throw out honeymoon murder case

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Bollywood actress Veena Malik’s five top controversies before blasphemy charges

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Surrey mom who lost her daughter to a drunk driver calls for tougher laws

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India bans Comedy Central over ‘obscene and vulgar’ programming

India has baaned Comedy Central over two programs for obscene and vulgar program content. HT Photo VANCOUVER DESI U.S. entertainment... (more...)

NDP Minister

Editorial: Amrik Virk should do the honourable thing and resign

Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG THE PROVINCE If Advanced Education Minister and former... (more...)

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Homegrown Terror series wraps up with public forum in Surrey

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Indian actors face challenge of ethnic typecasting (w/gallery)

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Cricketer Phil Hughes Dies Due To Head Injuries Sustained From Bouncer Delivery

Matthew Fisher: Phillip Hughes’ death reveals country’s deep passion for the sport

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Indian diaspora doubts British sincerity on Gandhi statue

By Sandeep Datta New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) — Ahead of the proposed installation of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the... (more...)

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This is the picture a South Asian hiker took of a 135-kg black bear. A few minutes later, it killed him

In this Sept. 21, 2014 photo taken by hiker Darsh Patel a bear approaches the 22-year-old in New Jersey’s Apshawa Preserve.... (more...)

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Indian investigators say two sisters found hanging from a tree were not murdered or gang raped

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Alex Sangha: Five step plan to curb domestic violence in the South Asian community

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NDP Minister

Editorial: Amrik Virk should do the honourable thing and resign

THE PROVINCE If Advanced Education Minister and former Mountie Amrik Virk doesn’t understand why he should resign his portfolio, Premier Christy Clark should ease him…
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TANDOORI KINGS OF COMEDY

Abbotsford comics’ bid for TV show doesn’t make the cut

VANCOUVER DESI After more than a month of contest challenges and video production, two Abbotsford comedians’ pitch for a cross-cultural comedy show will not be…
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Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault, released on $100,000 bail

LAUREN STRAPAGIEL CANADA.COM Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been released on bail after being charged with four counts of sexual assault. In addition to…
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University confessions Facebook pages can show the hardships of college life in B.C. (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI “Today I decided that I would start studying for finals,” an anonymous student wrote to the UBC Confessions Facebook page on…
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Blogs

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Raw Hope: Save and protect children in the world’s most dangerous places

War is a terrible act that has haunted mankind for centuries to come. Ever since wars that started because of land, to wars based on…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG:The Beauty of Giving Thanks

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “Gratitude is a state of being in which we feel connected to everything in the universe. It is a fullness of…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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doctor-scapegoat

Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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