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Burnaby man accused of joining Islamist fighters in Syria (w/video)

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Vancouver woman aghast when only one man among 100 shoppers at Metrotown tried to help when her purse was stolen

Kim Trehan talks about having her purse stolen. Postmedia Photo SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI Is chivalry dead? A woman whose... (more...)

Left to right: Staff Sergeant Major John Buis, Trustee Harman Pandher, MLA Raj Chouhan, MP Peter Julian, Rajinder Pandher (my dad), Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley

A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years... (more...)

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Burnaby disagrees with TransLink’s plans for Metrotown SkyTrain washrooms

Should the proposed Metrotown SkyTrain expansion include public washrooms? Several Burnaby councillors say yes, but Mayor... (more...)

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Gang deaths in B.C. way down as 2014 shaping up to be most peaceful year in recent memory

Police Tape. TROY FLEECE / Postmedia News IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI As the Surrey Six murder trial winds up, B.C. is headed... (more...)

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Survey: 1 in 6 Metro Vancouverites have been discriminated against by landlords

Many renters said they planned to move in the near future, because of affordability, poor housing conditions, and other concerns.... (more...)

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Harper government approves Enbridge’s controversial Northern Gateway pipeline (w/video)

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Microsoft drawn into Burnaby City Hall workers sex scandal

Burnaby City Hall is at the centre of an email scandal that has allegedly spread ‘malicious’ rumours about employees.... (more...)

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He’s chased rugby balls the world over, but Surrey’s Gurvinder Kalar is aiming for glory with Burnaby Lake

Surrey’s Sikh rugby player Gurvinder Kalar. Patrick Johnston/Vancouver Desi PATRICK JOHNSTON VANCOUVER DESI VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Burnaby cancer support group for Ismaili women raises $50,000 (w/gallery)

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Six-lane Pattullo Bridge should go between Coquitlam and Surrey: New Westminster mayor Wayne Wright

The Pattullo Bridge as seen from near Brownsville park. A favourite spot of dog walkers. Kevin Hill / Surrey Now THEREAS... (more...)

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Cancer survivor knows the importance of support and advice

Pictured here are the 2013 facilitators of the Team Salama Women’s Cancer Support Group. Submitted photo. LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Private tutor who mercilessly beat child finally arrested in Kolkata

IANS Kolkata  – Private tutor Pooja Singh, who was caught on video brutally thrashing a three-and-a-half-year-old child in Kolkata, was finally arrested Friday, police said….
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Blogs

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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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Left to right: Staff Sergeant Major John Buis, Trustee Harman Pandher, MLA Raj Chouhan, MP Peter Julian, Rajinder Pandher (my dad), Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley

A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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Commonwealth Games

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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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