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Desi Hockey Dad threat

‘It got quite graphic’: Hockey dad charged with threatening 10-year-old player on his son’s team

Burnaby Winter Club team had just lost a playoff game IAN AUSTIN THE PROVINCE The Karen Magnusson Arena in North Vancouver,... (more...)

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Former MLA Harry Bloy. Ward Perrin / PNG

Former Burnaby MLA Harry Bloy’s business recruiting temporary Asian workers for Canadian jobs

Former MLA Harry Bloy. Ward Perrin / PNG JENNIFER MOREAU BURNABY NOW BURNABY, B.C. — Former Liberal Burnaby MLA Harry... (more...)

Metro Vancouver

Transit police conducting sexual assault awareness campaign in Metro Vancouver

Const. Kevin Goodmurphy of the transit police checks a SkyTrain car during a stop at the Braid station in New Westminster.... (more...)

BRITISH COLUMBIA DESI POLITICIAN

Opinion: B.C.’s pay-when-caught system for politicians needs to end

Raj Chouhan, the NDP MLA for Burnaby-Edmonds, became the latest politician to cut a cheque to taxpayers for questionable... (more...)

Cactus Club Metrotown

Man injured in targeted shooting at Burnaby’s Cactus Club restaurant (updated)

STEPHANIE IP, DAN FUMANO And CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER DESI RCMP have shut down Kingsway following a shooting at the crowded... (more...)

Former freestyle wrestler Arjan Bhullar has taken up boxing with coach Manny Sobral at the North Burnaby Boxing Club. Bhullar  won gold at the 2010 Commonwealth games. Ric Ernst / PNG

Olympic wrestler makes the switch to boxing, but the long hours of training haven’t changed (w/video)

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Ghadar proclamation

Burnaby issues Ghadar centenary proclamation

Prominent community activist Makhan Tut receives Ghadar proclamation from the Mayor Derrick Corrigan. Submitted GURPREET... (more...)

Rogue Dentist

Reward offered for rogue Burnaby dentist suspected of trying to flee to another market

Photos of patients leaving the household clinic of rogue dentist David Wu (aka Tung Sheng Wu). Postmedia News POSTMEDIA NEWS The... (more...)

Rogue Dentist

I’m not that David Wu, retired North Van dentist with same name as rogue operator tells his former patients

Photos of equipment and other materials in household dental clinic of rogue dentist David Wu (aka Tung Sheng Wu). NORTHSHORE... (more...)

Rogue Dentist

Rogue Burnaby dentist suspected of trying to flee Canada

Photos of equipment and other materials in household dental clinic of rogue dentist David Wu (aka Tung Sheng Wu). JEFF LEE POSTMEDIA... (more...)

Rogue Dentist

Burnaby fake dentist’s patients warned to get tested for infectious diseases

Photos of equipment and other materials in household dental clinic of rogue dentist David Wu (aka Tung Sheng Wu). THANDI... (more...)

The Mand, Dhaliwal and Dosanjh families pose for a picture on Saturday at English Bay. More than 25 family members made the trek to downtown Vancouver from various cities across the Lower Mainland to stake out a prime spot for the closing night of the Celebration of Light. Larissa Cahute/PNG

Vancouver’s Honda Celebration of Light perfect setting for a family get-together

The Mand, Dhaliwal and Dosanjh families pose for a picture on Saturday at English Bay. More than 25 family members made the... (more...)

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Desi Hockey Dad threat

‘It got quite graphic’: Hockey dad charged with threatening 10-year-old player on his son’s team

Burnaby Winter Club team had just lost a playoff game IAN AUSTIN THE PROVINCE A Burnaby Winter Club hockey dad appeared in North Vancouver court…
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Surrey Vaisakhi Parade

The sheer awe of Amritsar

VANCOUVER DESI Amritsar, literally a Pool of Nectar, derives its name from Amrit Sarovar, the holy tank that surrounds the splendid Golden Temple. Guru Ramdas,…
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Vaisakhi Parade Surrey

Vaisakhi recipes and the concept of free kitchens

VANCOUVER DESI Food, especially feeding others for free, is a central philosophy of Sikhism. Sikhs do not have many strict rules regarding food but many…
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Muslim Surveillance Program

New York police ends Muslim surveillance program that sparked outrage

TOM HAYS And JAKE PEARSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The New York Police Department said Tuesday it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to…
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Blogs

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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Indian chicken recipe

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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India Elections

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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections

India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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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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