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Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi caught napping on camera during price rise debate in Indian parliament

Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi arrives at parliament house to attend the Indian Railway budget in New Delhi on... (more...)

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Vancouver Mayor

‘Absolutely’ no cheating on wife, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson asserts

Mayor re-elect Gregor Robertson and his wife Amy (left), and the rest of the VISION Vancouver slate celebrate their victory... (more...)

Surrey

Doug McCallum aims to be mayor of Surrey once again (w/video)

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How did Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar die? Controversy revives after doctor’s claims

Shashi Tharoor and wife Sunanda Parmeshwar at their wedding reception in 2010. AP Photo IANS New Delhi – The controversy... (more...)

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Opinion: Notorious tycoon from Myanmar with alleged drug ties welcomed by feds, B.C.

Son of Burma’s ‘Godfather of Heroin’ attends trade delegation in Toronto and Vancouver A B.C. government... (more...)

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Linda Hepner replaces Dianne Watts as Surrey First’s mayoral candidate

Surrey city councillor Linda Hepner replaces Dianne Watts as mayoral candidate this fall. Surrey Now photo SURREY NOW Linda... (more...)

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B.C. finance minister ‘troubled’ by findings of investigation into Kwantlen Polytechnic salary scandal

VICTORIA — B.C.’s finance minister says he’s troubled by a report that concludes Kwantlen Polytechnic University failed... (more...)

Gopinath Munde

Indian cabinet minister Gopinath Munde dies in car accident

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NDP Minister

NDP grills government over ties to Eminata Group

Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI Opposition MLAs grilled... (more...)

Corruption-Asia

South Asia most corrupt region in the world, fed by political interference: Transparency International

Bangladesh,India,Pakistan,Nepal,Sri Lanka make up the most corrupt region in the world pushed by political interference.... (more...)

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The ‘untouchable’ Indian rat catcher rises to become Bihar’s chief minister

JD-U leader Jitan Ram Majhi with Nitish Kumar, after he was chosen as the new chief minister of Bihar. Santosh Kumar/HT Photo DEAN... (more...)

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Ayatollah Khamenei urges Iranians to marry younger, have more babies for national progress

File: An Iranian woman holds a notebook with Arabic writing that reads: “At your order oh Khamenei,” showing... (more...)

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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Private tutor who mercilessly beat child finally arrested in Kolkata

IANS Kolkata  – Private tutor Pooja Singh, who was caught on video brutally thrashing a three-and-a-half-year-old child in Kolkata, was finally arrested Friday, police said….
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Blogs

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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Health Check

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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI Would you like to explore new avenues and take in the sights without having to consult your map the whole time? A smart…
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Bollywood Bigg Boss

Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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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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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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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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