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Vancouver accountant pins hopes on civil action against newspaper publisher he says attacked him

A Vancouver accountant is upset that a prominent South Asian newspaper publisher he accused of attacking him won’t go to... (more...)

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Canada court overturns Indian origin man’s sexual assault conviction

A man who was found guilty nine years ago in the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman with medical problems has had his charges... (more...)

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Miscarriage of justice brings stay for convicted rapist who was deported to India

A man who was found guilty nine years ago in the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman with medical problems has had his charges... (more...)

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Indian yoga guru sexually abused children at ashram in Australia

Mangrove Yoga Ashram, NSW IANS Sydney – A public hearing here has revealed shocking details of cases of sex abuse in... (more...)

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Hearing of Indian ashram sex abuse cases in Australia

Mangrove Retreat Centre – reception IANS Sydney – The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child... (more...)

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Man who punched cab, bus drivers in Surrey gets another year in jail

“There isn’t a judge in this province that wouldn’t send you to the penitentiary.” JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A... (more...)

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Alex Sangha: Five step plan to curb domestic violence in the South Asian community

Alex Sangha is a registered social worker who lives and works in Surrey, B.C. ALEX SANGHA SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI There... (more...)

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Three arrested after Surrey RCMP-involved shooting in Newton

AMY REID SURREY NOW NEWTON — Three people are in custody following a police-involved shooting in Newton Friday afternoon. Shortly... (more...)

Surrey police are looking for a man in his 40s with white or olive skin, about five feet 10 and of large build. (Photo by Surrey RCMP)

Police still looking to identify suspect who attacked two Surrey restaurant cooks

Surrey police are looking for a man in his 40s with white or olive skin, about five feet 10 and of large build. (Photo by... (more...)

CRIME-RAPE-BC

Priest accused of assaulting teen girl is extradited from India to U.S. to face charges

A court hearing is yet to be scheduled for a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old U.S. girl. AMY... (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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Surrey man allegedly stabs wife outside elementary school

File photo: A woman was injured in an apparent domestic dispute outside Royal Heights Elementary (11665 97 Ave.) when her... (more...)

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MTV Roadies a way of life for youth

‘MTV Roadies’ now lifestyle for youth, says Rannvijay Singh

IANS Kolkata – Popular video jockey-turned-actor Rannvijay Singh Thursday spoke about the originality of reality TV show “MTV Roadies”, and said the series has become…
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TALIBAN ATTACK

Pakistani Taliban school attack: ‘I’ll never forget the boots approaching me… I felt death was approaching me’

ASHFAQ YUSUFZAI, HARRIET ALEXANDER And RICHARD SPENCER THE DAILY TELEGRAPH PESHAWAR/LONDON — The attack was meticulously planned and, once the Taliban had decided that even…
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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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No hope for deported Pakistani woman to return to Saskatoon as Ottawa closes case

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — The lawyer for a woman deported to Pakistan says there is no hope left that she will be allowed to…
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Blogs

Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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How to deal with Stress

Successfully handling stress during the ‘Holiday Season’

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI For many people, the holidays can be stressful. The expectation that the season is one of joy, when we may not…
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Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

Recipe: Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I love a food mash up. The idea of throwing two good things together to make a new wonderful thing, always…
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Fitness Facts: Holiday Calories & Burning Them Off

Want to make healty alternatives for the holidays? Put a number on it. Think of how many calories you have to burn before eating your…
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Health Check

Ageless skin-beauty-anti-ageing

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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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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HEALTH-PAKISTAN-HIV

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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afternoon nap myths

Looking forward to that nappuccino? Myths about noon nap busted

IANS London – It is often believed that an afternoon nap can do a body good. But there are people who are not convinced with…
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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…
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