South America

Despite scientific warnings, rare optimism going into next round of UN climate talks in Lima

By Karl Ritter And Frank Bajak THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LIMA, Peru — Energized by new targets set by China and the United... (more...)

More South America

Despite scientific warnings, rare optimism going into next round of UN climate talks in Lima

By Karl Ritter And Frank Bajak THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LIMA, Peru — Energized by new targets set by China and the United... (more...)

Today in History – Dec. 7

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Dec. 7: On this date: In AD 374, Ambrose, an early church father, was consecrated... (more...)

Today in History – Dec. 9

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Dec. 9: On this date: In 1608, English poet John Milton was born in London. In... (more...)

Today in History – Dec. 10

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Dec. 10: On this date: In 1520, in Wittenberg, northeast of Leipzig in present-day... (more...)

India must be active in Lima climate change talks: Experts

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) — India must get actively get involved in the climate change talks to be held in Peru next... (more...)

41 prisoners flee Venezuela jail

Caracas, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) — A total of 41 alleged criminals fled Wednesday morning from a jail in the central Venezuelan... (more...)

Indian-origin likely candidate in Guyana polls

San Juan, Nov 26 (IANS/EFE) — Guyana’s ruling People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is holding talks... (more...)

Modi hands over Dhruv chopper to Nepal

Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday handed over the indigenous Advance Light Helicopter... (more...)

Jailbreak in Argentina, 32 inmates escape

Buenos Aires, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) — Thirty-two inmates escaped over the weekend from a police jail in Rosario, a city... (more...)

Indian equity bulls should’t anticipate further crude price decline (Currency Corner)

By Vatsal Srivastava Oil is in a bear market. Over the past few months, both major crude benchmarks – Brent and Western... (more...)

Controversial former Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies

Washington, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) — Marion Barry, the popular but controversial former Democratic mayor of Washington DC,... (more...)

 More »

Don't Miss...

BC teachers strike-politics

Christy Clark throws support behind Amrik Virk taking ethical fire

NDP insists B.C. premier should fire advanced education minister for helping bypass provincial pay rules while on board of Kwantlen University ROB SHAW POSTMEDIA NEWS  VICTORIA…
Continue Reading »

FASHION-PAKISTAN-AAMNA-AQEEL

Gallery: The bold and beautiful strut their stuff at Pakistan Fashion Week

VANCOUVER DESI Pakistan’s bold and beautiful models presented the Autumn/Winter 2014 collections at the three-day long Fashion Week in Karachi. The Pakistan Fashion Week has…
Continue Reading »

Black-Friday-Sale-1

Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI You may be planning on crossing the border to head to the US but take note Canadian retailers have embraced…
Continue Reading »

murder-British-India

South African judge will decide whether to throw out honeymoon murder case

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge will rule Dec. 8 on whether to dismiss the murder case against a British…
Continue Reading »

Blogs

What Next For Me?

By Ujjal Dosanjh As a child when one begins to be aware of one’s own existence and that of the world around, it also dawns…
Continue Reading »

HotDog Day

Event: Association of South Asian Professionals of B.C. organize Hotdog Day for the homeless

VANCOUVER DESI The Association of South Asian Professionals of British Columbia (ASAP), working with Friendship Providers in Action, will be conducting a Hotdog Day for…
Continue Reading »

Black-Friday-Sale-1

Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI You may be planning on crossing the border to head to the US but take note Canadian retailers have embraced…
Continue Reading »

ParkerWiggins

Spice Sports: Top 2 NBA Draft Picks go Head-to-Head!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI TUNE IN TO SPICE SPORTS, M-F, 5-7PM ON SPICE RADIO 1200AM Last night, for the first time this…
Continue Reading »

VANCOUVER WEATHER

Today Saturday Sunday
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 10:00 PM PST on November 28, 2014
Chance of Rain
9°/-6°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 10:00 PM PST on November 29, 2014
Partly Cloudy
-4°/-5°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 10:00 PM PST on November 30, 2014
Partly Cloudy
0°/-1°

Health Check

surgery wait times

Surrey Memorial tops surgical wait times exceeding one year, could be fined for backlog of bookings

ADRIAN MACNAIR SURREY NOW  METRO VANCOUVER — Fraser Health could face $2.5 million in fines over a backlog of surgical wait times in hospitals across the…
Continue Reading »

Birth control pills

The biggest fight for abortion in Canada isn’t in New Brunswick. It’s over a tiny pill

Canadian women face a stark urban-rural divide in access to abortion. How a tiny pill under Health Canada review could fix it ASHLEY CSANADY CANADA.COM…
Continue Reading »

new cancer treatment

South Asian doctor finds fruit extract that may cause cancer cells to kill themselves

CRAIG PEARSON WINDSOR STAR A University of Windsor anti-cancer crusader may have discovered his most effective agent yet — a fruit that causes evil cells to commit…
Continue Reading »

Bollywood sex

Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
Continue Reading »

Abbotsford-desi-medicine-crime-HIV-AIDS

Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
Continue Reading »

incubator malfunction

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…
Continue Reading »

spine-health-medicine

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…
Continue Reading »

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…
Continue Reading »

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…
Continue Reading »

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…
Continue Reading »


NEWS PHOTOS