NRI/Diaspora

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Vancouver murder victim’s family relieved as judges reject killer’s appeal of conviction (w/ video)

Ninderjit Singh, who was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for 16 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend... (more...)

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Indians fear Scotland’s independence could push up Scotch prices

Indian fear Scotch price rise if Scotland wins independence. PNG Archive. HINDUSTAN TIMES If Scotland votes for independence... (more...)

Punjab to re-examine NRI proclaimed offenders’ list

Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) — The Punjab government will re-examine all cases of NRIs who had been declared proclaimed... (more...)

90 percent of Kerala diaspora in Middle East: Study

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) — As much as 90 percent of Kerala’s 23.63 lakh diaspora is in the various Middle... (more...)

DEPORTED-PAKISTAN

Tearful farewell as woman who faces death for adultery charges in Pakistan deported from Saskatoon

As Jamila Bibi embraced Sahana Yeasmin, her fierce ally and caring friend, she was whisked away by two Canadian Boarder Services... (more...)

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Suspect in gangster Sandip Dhure shooting claims Charter rights violated when police seized firearms from apartments

Workers clean the scene of a 2012 shooting at Vancouver’s Wall Centre in which gangster Sandip Duhre was killed. Police... (more...)

Surrey

Doug McCallum says no overseas Surrey council travel if he’s elected mayor

Linda Hepner says that’s a bad idea Surrey mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. KEVIN HILL, Surrey Now TOM ZYTARUK SURREY... (more...)

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Canadian actor Vinay Virmani’s Dr. Cabbie continues his examination of South Asian immigrant experience

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Indian-origin British MP defends non-participation in Kashmir debate

London, Sep 16 (IANS/RAY) — Priti Patel, a British MP of Indian-origin who has been appointed “Indian Diaspora... (more...)

Modi gets president’s kudos for improving economy, India’s global image

By Vikas Datta Ho Chi Minh City, Sep 16 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday got a welcome boost from President... (more...)

Chip in to enhance links, president tells Indians in Vietnam

By Vikas Datta Ho Chi Minh City, Sep 16 (IANS) — The Indian diaspora in Vietnam can play a “significant role”... (more...)

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B.C. teachers and government reach tentative deal in labour dispute

Mediator Vince Ready, left casually talks members of the media outside a Richmond hotel where negotiations between the BCPSEA... (more...)

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Bull makes a splash, interrupts state level swimming competition in India

VANCOUVER DESI An unlikely contestant — a bull, interrupted a state level competition in India by jumping into the pool to swim with participants, according…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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Man jailed for murder of Vancouver girlfriend wants to withdraw his guilty plea (with video)

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A man who spent 12 years on the lam before being convicted in the fatal shooting of his teenage girlfriend wants…
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Villagers worship ‘miracle’ calf in India born with third eye (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI People are flocking to a small village in southern India to worship a “miracle” calf believed to be an incarnation of a Hindu…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

The model is wearing Jacket & Bracelets by Forever 21, Top by Dynamite, Pants by H&M and holding the Wallet by Michael Kors. For more…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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Health Check

Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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File photo: A nurse loads a syringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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Obesity guru

I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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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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