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Man charged with second-degree murder in targeted attack in Surrey last January

Surrey murder suspect arrested in Abbotsford: IHIT VANCOUVER DESI A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged with second-degree... (more...)

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Silence overtakes two more Fraser Valley poultry farms as avian flu spreads

Calling it the “cathedral effect,” Dr. Jane Pritchard said farmers should have no trouble determining if their flocks... (more...)

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Two more farms in B.C. under quarantine as officials try to contain avian flu

Avian influenza A H5N1 virus (seen in gold). Health officials have confirmed North America’s first death, confirmed... (more...)

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Avian flu reported on two farms in B.C.’s Fraser Valley

Avian influenza A H5N1 virus (seen in gold). Health officials have confirmed North America’s first death, confirmed... (more...)

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Abbotsford comics’ bid for TV show doesn’t make the cut

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Abbotsford police look for suspect in Mill Lake sex assault

Abbotsford police are looking for a male suspect in Mill Lake sexual assault. Vancouver Desi. VANCOUVER DESI Abbotsford police... (more...)

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

An Abbotsford acupuncturist has had her licence to practise suspended after a Fraser Health investigation into unsanitary... (more...)

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Abbotsford man arrested on multiple child-pornography charges after year-long investigation

Abbotsford’s Christopher Jason Sieber, 43, has been charged with 11 counts of child pornography. VANCOUVER DESI A man... (more...)

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High-risk child-lurer Jeffrey Goddard charged at Surrey pre-trial centre

Jeffrey Goddard, 24, a high-risk sex offender who used Facebook to lure teens has been charged with sexual assault after... (more...)

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Abbotsford comics’ cross-cultural comedy pitch makes CBC contest cut

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Abbotsford comedian Sunee Dhaliwal finds humour in real cross-cultural experience

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Abbotsford cops focus on ‘unique problem’ along South Fraser Way to cut down on crashes

Flowers serve as a memorial at the intersection of Ware Street and South Fraser Way after a fatal accident in 2010. DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Vagina Monologues

Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Blogs

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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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