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Surrey man who pleaded guilty to mistreating sex trade workers should go to prison for 2-3 years: Crown

This is an RCMP handout photo of Shalendra Sharma, a man accused of being a sexual predator of prostitutes in the DTES. Sharma... (more...)

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sexual harassment

‘Will you have fun with me?’: Immigration officer sexually harasses female passenger at Delhi airport

“I have two children, my wife doesn’t want more, will you bear my third child.” File photo: Delhi Airport.... (more...)

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Two Surrey men in hospital with gunshot wounds after targeted shooting

Two men have been wounded in Surrey targeted shooting. PNG Merlin Archive. VANCOUVER DESI SURREY — Two men are in hospital... (more...)

Desi truck driver crash death

Charges stayed against South Asian trucker in crash that killed Surrey Mountie

Surrey RCMP Const. Adrian Oliver was killed in a crash at 64th Avenue and 148th Street on Nov. 13, 2012. Truck driver Harjit... (more...)

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Changes to Nova Scotia law allow sex assault victims to sue retroactively

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape... (more...)

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Indian police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape case of elderly nun

Mohammad Salim Shaikh, one of the two suspects arrested by police in the gang rape of an elderly nun in in a missionary school... (more...)

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Indian child bride became a mother of three at age 14, was forced into prostitution by husband, then abondoned

“But then I was forced to get physical with a man in our village. That man even paid money to my husband.” (Files,SAJJAD... (more...)

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Vancouver man who murdered ex-girlfriend and fled to California loses appeal of his sentence

Ninderjit Singh, who was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for 16 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend... (more...)

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 file photo, Afghan women rights activists carry the coffin of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, during her funeral, in Kabul, Afghanistan. AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, File

Afghani women carry coffin of 27-year-old woman beaten to death by mob over false reports she burned a Qur’an

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 file photo, Afghan women rights activists carry the coffin of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan... (more...)

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Abbotsford Hindu priest convicted of sex crimes considered an untreated sexual offender

The Hindu Temple in Abbotsford where Karam Vir worked. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A former Abbotsford... (more...)

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B.C. commits $24M to Surrey courthouse expansion

Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton, centre, announced a $24 million commitment to expand Surrey Provincial... (more...)

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Abbotsford cops warn public about three South Asian men following Surrey shootings

Sandeep Sandhu, Jimi Sandhu and Gavin Grewal ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next... (more...)

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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Freedom-Section 66A-India

Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Blogs

Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

cancer

When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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cancer treatment

Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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health-India

Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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