NRI/Diaspora

Hands Against Racism

Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

Harprit Brar raises her hand against racism. VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands... (more...)

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Indian for Everyone brings restaurant mainstays home

Spicy Potato Patties served with tamarind and green chutneys. Wikimedia Commons LAURA BREHAUT NATIONAL POST Spices, and the... (more...)

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Canada-based NRI threatens to kill Indian activist Anna Hazare

Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare gestures as he arrives at a protest against a land acquisition bill in New Delhi... (more...)

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India ranks third, Canada fifth in the world for abusive sports parents

File: Parents attend their kids hockey practice at Britannia Ice Arena. ARLEN REDEKOP / PROVINCE TRISTIN HOPPER NATIONAL... (more...)

Liberal-Sikhs quit across Canada

Justin Trudeau to speak at Women in Business awards in Surrey

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is the guest speaker at Women in Business awards in Surrey tonight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian... (more...)

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Kwantlen now investigating possible ‘illegal pyramid scheme’

A view of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Surrey campus. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI Kwantlen... (more...)

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Canada-wide initiative helps immigrants find work in fields for which they have prepared

Manbir Randhawa had a successful and fast-rising career as a business administration manager at an IT company before she... (more...)

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Surrey students grow ‘green mindedness’ at school

At Royal Heights Elementary in Surrey, teacher Scott Harris, Garren Grewal, Vibhu Bhatt, Rohan Dhanda and Charlotte Brenner... (more...)

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Volunteers rally in support of God’s Little Acre Farm after food banks refuse donations

File: Jas Singh checks out a bin of pickling cucumbers at God’s Little Acre farm in Surrey, B.C. Monday August 12,... (more...)

Canada-based NRI threatens to kill Hazare

Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) — Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare has received a death threat from a Canada-based Indian... (more...)

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Indian film explores disabled woman’s desire for sex

Kalki Koechlin in Margarita, With a Straw ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next... (more...)

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Prolific B.C. criminal gets 8-1/2 years for taking part in fatal store robbery, violent kidnapping

Justice Janice Dillon, in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster, sentenced Ian Clifford Langthorne, 30, after he pleaded... (more...)

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Gallery: Eight-year-old ‘Little Money, Big Difference’ campaign goes viral

VANCOUVER DESI Eight years ago, Cordaid People in Need, a development aid organization launched its campaign ‘Little Money, Big Difference’ to draw attention to the fact that…
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Hands Against Racism

Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Canada-wide initiative helps immigrants find work in fields for which they have prepared

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Manbir Randhawa immigrated from India to B.C., she knew she’d have to “start from scratch” in order to land a…
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Desi-weird news

Doctor’s afraid to release baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom

VANCOUVER DESI Doctors in India are reluctant to release a baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom, fearing she suffers from an attention-seeking syndrome, Britain’s…
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Blogs

Spicy Potato Patties

Indian for Everyone brings restaurant mainstays home

LAURA BREHAUT NATIONAL POST Spices, and the way you use them, are key to Indian cooking. But don’t let the myriad blends discourage you from…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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Gujarat riots

From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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Health Check

Alberta deaths

Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide taken off ventilator, improving: family friend

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — A child in hospital after being exposed to a pesticide his parents used to kill bedbugs has been…
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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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