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Man uses Canadian citizenship to avoid child sex and child porn charges

A man holds his Canadian citizenship card. An American man tried to use his Canadian citizenship to avoid child porn charges... (more...)

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Delhi fatal gang rape documentary

Delhi rapist’s comments blaming victim for being raped reflect views held by many in India

Indian youth hold candles during a protest against sexual violence in New Delhi, India, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/... (more...)

Bangladeshi death penalty

Bangladeshi man gets death penalty for killing ex-girlfriend’s father, sister in the U.S.

A Bangladeshi man faces the gallows for murder of his former girlfriend’s father and sister in the United States. FILIPPO... (more...)

Sexual abuse-animal sex

Prolific B.C. criminal gets 8-1/2 years for taking part in fatal store robbery, violent kidnapping

Justice Janice Dillon, in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster, sentenced Ian Clifford Langthorne, 30, after he pleaded... (more...)

Immigrant-language test

‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

Owners of a convenience store who moved to Canada from India were beaten by a customer and are now seeing an outpouring of... (more...)

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Nurse attacked, injured by patient at Abbotsford hospital

File: A woman wearing hospital scrubs walks towards the ER at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC. Richard Lam/PNG THE... (more...)

Surrey BC

Dead man found in Surrey vehicle believed to be brother of drug trafficker

Surrey RCMP established a large crime scene in the 9500-block 139th Street Friday morning, Feb. 27, 2015, after a body was... (more...)

ernest

Canadian gets seven years in Nepal jail for child molestation: report

Canadian national Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, accused of sexually abusing a Nepalese child, is escorted by police for his appearance... (more...)

Violent Vancouver muggings

Violent street mugging in Burnaby brings light sentences to two of the perpetrators

A third suspect who has never been arrested held knife to victim’s throat A judge sentenced two men this week for their... (more...)

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IHIT takes case after body found in SUV in Surrey City Centre area

VANCOUVER DESI The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is at the scene where a deceased male was discovered in... (more...)

Godhra riots

Indian court acquits 6 men of killing 3 British tourists during Gujarat riots

This picture taken March 1, 2002 shows a Hindu mob waving swords at an opposing Muslim mob during communal riots in Ahmedabad.... (more...)

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Hidden-camera voyeurism on the rise in B.C. (with video)

Allan Bosomworth is shown outside provincial court Monday in Vancouver. DARRYL DYCK , THE CANADIAN PRESS DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Rebellious matrimonial goes viral

“Definitely not bahu material”: Indian woman’s rebellious matrimonial ad goes viral (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI When 24-year-old Indhuja Pillai’s parents put her profile on a regular matrimonial website, she couldn’t take it down soon enough. “I am no…
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brutal DELHI gang rape

“What is there in spreading the views of a rapist?” India orders TV stations not to broadcast rape documentary

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian authorities ordered television stations Tuesday not to broadcast a documentary about a gang rape on a…
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Immigrant-language test

‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

THE CANADIAN PRESS BEAUSEJOUR, Man. — Owners of a convenience store in Manitoba who were beaten by a customer are seeing an outpouring of support….
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Hands Against Racism

Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Blogs

Classical music BC

Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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Gujarat riots

From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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Punjabi booklet

End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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File photo: The Canadian Flag flies over the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill on the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Flag in Ottawa on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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Health Check

Alberta deaths

Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide taken off ventilator, improving: family friend

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — A child in hospital after being exposed to a pesticide his parents used to kill bedbugs has been…
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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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triplets

U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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health

Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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