NRI/Diaspora

desi bride loaded in gold

Indian bride draws flak for wearing $700,000 jewellery at her wedding

Bride was covered in gold for the wedding in India. CEN CEN AGENCY An Indian sweet maker made sure his daughter was the... (more...)

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Lap-sitting, striking students and taking upskirt photos: B.C. teachers disciplined 46 times so far this year

So far this year, there have been 46 discipline outcomes made by the province’s Commissioner for Teacher Regulation. THE... (more...)

Kotak Mahindra Bank, ING Vysya announce merger

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) — Leading mid-size banks Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB) and ING Vysya Bank Ltd Thursday announced... (more...)

god man-crime

Bullet-proof enclosure, swimming pool: The unholy world of Indian spiritual guru Rampal

Supporters of controversial Indian guru Sant Rampal displaying his photographs, chant slogans praising him as they gather... (more...)

desi victim

Victim of ski accident to open spinal-cord recovery centre in Richmond (w/video)

Dhruv Kapoor and his dad, Sanjay, are opening a First Steps spinal-cord injury clinic in Richmond, B.C. around Dec. 15. Wayne... (more...)

Modi visit brought renewed confidence about India: Experts

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) — The “G20′s rock star” is how a Western daily described him. Prime Minister... (more...)

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Federal Liberal party gives green light to two Surrey-Newton candidates with checkered pasts

The Liberal Party of Canada has confirmed that Randeep Singh Sarai (L) and Sukh Dhaliwal (R) have been green lit to run for... (more...)

op-ed

Aziza Sindhu: How do you grieve for a tyrant father?

Salim Sindhu, seen in 2005 after winning the Star of the Millennium Volunteer Award for his work devoted to language skills... (more...)

India

Honour Killing: Delhi girl killed by parents for marrying her boyfriend

Bhawna Yadav died three days after she married Abhishek Seth. HT Photo HINDUSTAN TIMES Three days after marrying her boyfriend... (more...)

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Video shows a dog escape from a huge python’s clutches

A dog owner saved his pet canine from a huge python and managed to record it on video. Screenshot VANCOUVER DESI A dog owner... (more...)

violence against women

SFU grad bringing local attention to issue of violence against women in India (w/ gallery)

Violence Against Women ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture... (more...)

honour killing

Father, 3 others sentenced to death for killing pregnant Pakistani woman over love marriage

Pakistani resident Mohammad Iqbal poses for a photograph as he holds up an image of his wife Farzana Parveen, who was beaten... (more...)

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violence against women

SFU grad bringing local attention to issue of violence against women in India (w/ gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After spending more than a year researching violence against women in India as part of her U.K. Master’s degree program, Surrey’s…
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MURDER-BEAUTY QUEEN

Missing Honduran beauty queen, sister found slain

IANS Tegucigalpa – Miss Honduras World 2014 and her sister, missing for nearly a week, were found dead in a village Wednesday, police said. Pageant…
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FARMVILLE

Playing Farmville on Facebook cements familial bonds

IANS Toronto – Do not fret if your child is playing Farmville on Facebook with his/her siblings or cousins. This will only cement the bond…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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Blogs

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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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LionsAls

Spice Sports: Lions disappoint in East Semi-final

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It wasn’t too long ago that the city of Vancouver was on a major sports high. The Canucks…
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victims of abuse

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: Why Vicitims of Abuse Keep Quiet

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Why didn’t she call the police?  Why doesn’t she leave him?  Boy, I know what I’d do if that happened to…
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Health Check

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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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india

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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God Boy-parasitic twin

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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population control

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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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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Brain-ageing

High-fat diet may postpone brain ageing

IANS London – Danish researchers have found that signs of brain ageing, which manifests itself in forms such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, could be…
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