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Merv Bayda and Kal Dosanjh

Ask One Surrey’s Merv Bayda and Kal Dosanjh how they will fight crime in the city

  Cops Merv Bayda and Kal Dosanjh on Barinder Rasode’s One Surrey team. VANCOUVER DESI With crime one of the leadings... (more...)

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Op-Ed: Reforming India’s higher defence management — Will Modi bite the bullet?

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a press conference at the Council on Foreign Relations, Monday,... (more...)

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Surrey First releases crime platform after police review

Plan calls for 52 Mounties on top of 95 already approved, promises to hire 100 officers over 24 months Surrey First announced... (more...)

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South Asian candidates’ signs target of racially-motivated vandalism in Surrey

Doug McCallum’s signs were vandalized to remove the names and images of South Asian candidates on his slate. (Photo:... (more...)

DOUG MCCALLUM

Doug McCallum leads polls in Surrey mayor electoral race

The former Surrey mayor has an eight-point lead on Linda Hepner Doug McCallum announces at a press conference he is once... (more...)

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Grant Rice is Surrey’s seventh mayoral candidate

Rice is founding member of the Surrey Urban Farmers Market and local food activist Grant Rice ran unsuccessfully as a Surrey... (more...)

Desi-politics

Barinder Rasode crying foul after Surrey First signs erected

City clerk says the signs do not contravene any bylaws and will not be removed Surrey First signs were installed along city... (more...)

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Dosanjh: ISIS butchers at the gates of Kobane

Newly arrived Syrian Kurdish refugees wait with their belongings after crossing into Turkey from the Syrian border town of... (more...)

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Ben James runs for mayor of Kamloops because he’s bored

Unemployed 30-year-old aims to enliven city’s political culture North Shore resident Ben James said he’s hoping a... (more...)

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Barinder Rasode primed to run for Surrey mayor’s chair

Barinder Rasode will officially announce her bid for mayor at a “special celebration” organized at SFU Surrey on Saturday.... (more...)

India

Video of Indian legislator wiping soiled fingers with former parliamentarian’s ‘sari’ goes viral

HINDUSTAN TIMES A video clip of a local legislator seen wiping his soiled fingers with a former BJP parliamentarian’s... (more...)

Surrey mayor

Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts throws hat in federal ring, plans to run for Conservatives

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Most South Asians and Chinese in B.C. have faced discrimination based on ethnicity

A quarter reported experiencing moderate or significant amounts of discrimination DOUGLAS TODD VANCOUVER DESI  Stereotyping. Verbal harassment. Poor customer service. Workplace unfairness. Exclusion from dating….
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MINOR ATACKED

False confession leads police to arrest new suspect in sexual assault of 9-year-old Surrey girl

FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI A man who confessed to the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Surrey has been released and a 28-year-old man…
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Dilwali Fest

Diwali Fest kicks off with IndiGlam fashion-fusion show (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI It was a classic mother-daughter argument that propelled Surrey’s Raji Khaira into a career of fashion design. Khaira, 25, grew up…
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Vancouver Desi

Canada Place caught the eye of man who builds models in chalk (w/gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Jagdeep Singh Bihal moved to Vancouver from India two years ago and did some sightseeing around the city,  it was…
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Blogs

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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Harnoor Gill is all set to promote the World Vision’s Gift Catalogue campaign.

How to help World Vision this holiday season

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI World Vision is an organization that I happen to be a Youth Ambassador of and it is my joy to be…
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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI This week I’m bringing back ‘ghar ka khana’ (homemade food). Let’s make cooking traditional foods cool again. For the last few…
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Acid Attack

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment? In the recent weeks it has been claimed a number of vigilantes , in the city of…
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Health Check

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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey doctor has been suspended for up to three months for improper conduct with a female patient. The College of…
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