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Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, left, and Thisara Perera celebrate after winning the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup final match against India in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Sri Lanka beats India by 6 wickets. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies bag first win of 2014

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Last week Windies had their first win of 2014 in a pre-season T20 match against Pakcan. Captain of the Windies Neil…
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Kirpans, stylized swords worn by initiated Sikh men and women as dictated by  their religious beliefs, are now allowed in embassies. Jason Payne/ PNG

Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

JEFF LACROIX-WILSON OTTAWA CITIZEN Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans – the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh…
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Gallery: Social media flooded with support for Malala’s We Are Silent campaign

VANCOUVER DESI People around the world took to social media on Thursday to join inspiring Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai’s efforts to promote education equality. Instagram…
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Cranes wait near the buoys installed to mark the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. AP Photo/Lee Jin-man

South Korea ferry disaster: Guilt-ridden vice-principal rescued from sinking ship hangs himself

YOUKYUNG LEE AND FOSTER KLUG THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL — Police say a high school vice-principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry…
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Kirpans, stylized swords worn by initiated Sikh men and women as dictated by  their religious beliefs, are now allowed in embassies. Jason Payne/ PNG

Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

JEFF LACROIX-WILSON OTTAWA CITIZEN Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans – the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh…
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Inspector Paulette Freill, left announces at BC RCMP Headquarters in Surrey Thursday April 17, 2014 a 35 year-old Dutch citizen was charged with several criminal offence in connection to the 2012 death of teen Amanda Todd. Amanda's parents Carol, center and Norman Todd, right attended the announcement. Ric Ernst / PNG

Charges laid against Dutch man in Amanda Todd online extortion case

ELAINE O’CONNOR and STEPHANIE IP VANCOUVER DESI Five charges — including harassment and Internet luring — have been laid against Aydin Coban, a Dutch national,…
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Amanda Todd

A timeline of the events before and after Amanda Todd’s suicide

A timeline of the events before and after Amanda Todd’s suicide: Late 2010 - Grade 7 student Amanda Todd was in a webcam chat room with…
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