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Gallery: Justin Trudeau celebrates with thousands at Vancouver Vaisakhi

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Volunteers at the Guru Nanak free kitchen. Submitted photo.

Local Sikh community celebrates founder’s birth

Volunteers at the Guru Nanak free kitchen. Submitted photo. LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Sikhs across the Lower Mainland... (more...)

B.C. Premier Christy Clark gets high-fives from school children, October 8th, as they show her the Get Well cards they made for the opening of the new Surrey Memorial Hospital emergency department. Ward Perrin/PNG

Surrey Memorial Hospital home to Canada’s second-largest ER

B.C. Premier Christy Clark gets high-fives from school children, October 8th, as they show her the Get Well cards they made... (more...)

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Punjab leader told not to come to B.C. because of significant risk by Sikh radicals

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Punjab state Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal (R) visit the Sikh shrine... (more...)

B.C. Premier Christy Clark welcomes the inaugural Times of India Film Awards on April 6.

Government fudges on TOIFA gala job claims, say NDP

B.C. Premier Christy Clark welcomes the inaugural Times of India Film Awards on April 6. Les Bazso/PNG Times of India: $11... (more...)

An RCMP photograph of pressure cookers they say two people intended to use as explosive devices is displayed during a news conference to announce terrorism charges in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Darryl Dyck/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Surrey man, woman charged in alleged Canada Day terror plot at B.C. Legislature

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Times of India Film Awards

‘Star-struck’ security and limo drivers? Businesses complain TOIFA staff are making racist demands

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI  B.C. Premier Christy Clark, left, and Indian dance choreographer Shiamak Davar at the announcement... (more...)

The report found that taxpayer money was misused when a $6,800 payment was made to a community liaison contractor for work approved by Minister John Yap. Yap had stepped aside from his cabinet position pending the outcome of the report. Darryl Dyck/CP

Taxpayer money misused, says report ordered in wake of leaked B.C. Liberals ethnic outreach strategy

CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI The report found that taxpayer money was misused when a $6,800 payment was made to a community... (more...)

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Premier’s office refuses demands from all fronts for an external review of ‘ethnicgate’

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Communications Director for the Office of the Premier, Ben Chin, pictured here with Premier... (more...)

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark speaks to reporters after an emergency cabinet meeting in Vancouver on March 3, 2013. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

B.C. Liberals rocked by crisis back budget in tight vote as election nears

DIRK MEISSNER  THE CANADIAN PRESS British Columbia Premier Christy Clark speaks to reporters after an emergency cabinet... (more...)

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark announces first-ever Times of India Film Award

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh poses at the announcement of the Times of India Film Awards – which... (more...)

Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh is expected to attend Tuesday's press conference about the Times of India film awards in Vancouver, B.C. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Premier Christy Clark to announce big Bollywood bash planned for B.C.

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh is expected to attend Tuesday’s press conference about the Times... (more...)

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Indian kidnappers agree to handover boy to parents on condition of swapping him for his sister

CEN AGENCY In a bizarre demand, parents of an Indian boy who has been kidnapped, were told that they could have youngster back if they…
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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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Indian minister criticizes ‘no-headgear’ rule after Sikh basketball players told to remove turbans during Asia Cup

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s sports minister has criticized the ‘no-headgear’ rule of basketball’s world body FIBA after two Sikh players on the…
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Tipsy British tourist asked to leave church after mistaking it for a disco

CEN AGENCY A tipsy British tourist had to be asked to leave a church in Crete where he started dancing after local kids told him…
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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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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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It’s time for India to step-up

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Life of a woman… A daughter, a wife, a mother and a widow. Each stage is directly entwined to a male,…
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Commonwealth Games

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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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Gallery: Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

VANCOUVER DESI Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014. Take a look at photos from the opening ceremony….
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Common Wealth Games 2014: Sanjita wins gold, Mirabai silver for India

IANS Glasgow – It was double delight for India as Manipuri girls Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom won the gold and silver, respectively, in…
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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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