NRI/Diaspora

Narinder Kaur Kalsi, who has been on life support, since a domestic dispute at her Surrey home last week has died. Kalsi was pronounced dead just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, said police. Her husband Beldev Singh Kalsi was arrested and charged in connection to her death. — Facebook Photo.

Surrey temple president charged with murder as wife dies in hospital after alleged domestic assault

CHERYL CHAN  VANCOUVER DESI Narinder Kaur Kalsi, who has been on life support, since a domestic dispute at her Surrey home... (more...)

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Sikh American designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia is featured in a Sikh American PSA. Screengrab/YouTube.

U.S. organization launches first-ever Sikh American PSA featuring Waris Ahluwalia to combat racism (with video)

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Now, Uttar Pradesh sets up NRI department

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SURREY ATTEMPTED MURDER

Surrey Sikh temple president charged with attempted murder sent to hospital after prison attack

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Surrey brothers learn from Super Bowl champs

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Issue infrastructure bonds for NRIs: Indian American forum

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) — The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), a forum of the Indian American community... (more...)

Sushma exhorts NRIs to assist in India’s progress

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) — External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Thursday called upon NRIs to work for the reconstruction... (more...)

Abbotsford desi

Abbotsford police probe three more suspected arsons following fire that gutted Maan Farms barn

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INDIA-ENTERTAINMENT-BOLLYWOOD

Priyanka Chopra will now be seen in the traditional sari on international platforms in a bid to promote Indian handlooms

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Attempted murder

Indo-Canadian charged with wife’s attempted murder

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Sikh wedding shooting trial

Radio India executive pleads not guilty to charges in connection with shooting at 2010 Surrey wedding

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Vancouver woman aghast when only one man among 100 shoppers at Metrotown tried to help when her purse was stolen

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Shadab (L) and Sanjana's relationship has finally been accepted by their families and they will be  getting married soon. Gagan Nayar/Hindustan Times Photo

Man in India to marry transgendered woman with both families’ blessings

VANCOUVER DESI After a nine-year relationship filled with “emotional turmoil,” a gay man in India has finally been accepted by his family and allowed to…
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Abandoned eight-month-old in India makes incredible survival in remote jungle area

CEN NEWS A group of Indian lumberjacks were shocked to find a baby girl in a remote jungle area after she had apparently been abandoned…
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A screen grab of Google Maps shows the northern Indian city of Bareilly, in which Bargauna village is located, where a mother was burnt alive when she confronted burglars in her home. Screengrab/Google Maps

Mom in India burnt alive by burglars in front of five-year-old daughter

CEN NEWS Indian woman Raaka Tamasi, 30, who apparently disturbed burglars that had broken into her house in the village of Bargauna in the northern…
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courtroom drama

A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

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A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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In this Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, photojournalists, with black bands around their mouth, participate in a protest against the gang rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai, in Gauhati, India. AP Photo/Anupam Nath

It’s time for India to step-up

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High incidences of rape in India, reflect the values of society

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India is one of the oldest democracies in the world, and has all the laws in place that in an ideal…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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split spine malformation

Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

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health-women-menopause

SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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Lakhan Kale

Disabled nine-year-old boy who spent days tethered to a Mumbai bus stop marks new beginning

VANCOUVER DESI This weekend marked a new beginning for the nine-year-old deaf and mute boy who made headlines across the globe after photos of him…
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Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014

Neymar coming to Kerala for ayurveda treatment?

IANS Thiruvananthapuram – TV channels in Kerala Tuesday went berserk, saying injured Brazilian footballer Neymar was likely to come to the state to undergo ayurveda…
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A hospital in Indian city of Pune celebrates the birth of every girl child by distributing sweets to the locals and offering free deliveries and care. AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

Revolutionary Indian hospital celebrates birth of every girl child with free deliveries, post-delivery care and sweets

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mentally disabled

India’s holy city Varanasi offers bounty to locals who help them commit street ‘lunatics’ to an asylum

CEN AGENCY An Indian city is offering a bounty to locals to help them round up people with mental problems so that they can be…
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