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Martina Hingis of Switzerland, right, and Leander Paes of India celebrates a point won against Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay during their mixed doubles semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Classical music BC

Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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Gujarat riots

From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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Punjabi booklet

End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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File photo: The Canadian Flag flies over the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill on the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Flag in Ottawa on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding True Love: Self-Love as a Path to Fulfilling Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “Remember, in our inmost being, we are all completely lovable because spirit is love. Beyond what anyone can make you think…
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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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American blogger hacked to death

American blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh for speaking against religious extremism

JULHAS ALAM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he…
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Foreign climbers slaughtered

2 Pakistani militants accused in 2013 killing of 10 foreign climbers at the base of Nanga Parbat escape from jail

AQEEL AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANSEHRA, Pakistan — Two prisoners believed to be involved in the 2013 slaying of 10 foreign climbers at the base…
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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Today in History – March 12

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for March 12: On this date: In 1664, England’s King Charles II granted an area of land in…
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Today in History – March 10

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for March 10: On this date: In 1302, Pope Boniface VIII sentenced Italian poet and politician Dante Alighieri,…
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