crime

"There is No Honour in Violence Against Women" Campaign

MOSAIC tackles ‘honour-based’ violence against women and girls (w/video)

“There is No Honour in Violence Against Women” Campaign LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Non-profit immigrant settlement... (more...)

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Man who punched cab, bus drivers in Surrey gets another year in jail

“There isn’t a judge in this province that wouldn’t send you to the penitentiary.” JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A... (more...)

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Surrey mom who lost her daughter to a drunk driver calls for tougher laws

Despite the efforts of police, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Families for... (more...)

terrorism

Homegrown Terror series wraps up with public forum in Surrey

From left, Royal Canadian Mounted Police D.T. Critchley and Wayne Rideout, sit beside BC Muslim Association members Aasim... (more...)

Pakistan

Pakistani girl gunned down by uncle over loud music

File: A Pakistani teenager was shot to death by her uncle over an argument to turn down loud music. Thinkstock VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Indian investigators say two sisters found hanging from a tree were not murdered or gang raped

In this Wednesday, May 28, 2014 image taken from video, villagers gather around the bodies of two teenage sisters hanging... (more...)

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Alex Sangha: Five step plan to curb domestic violence in the South Asian community

Alex Sangha is a registered social worker who lives and works in Surrey, B.C. ALEX SANGHA SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI There... (more...)

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Surrey crash victim’s son says deporting parolee would ‘send a message’

Surrey fatal crash victim Pritam Benning and wife Beant. Surrey Now photo TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW SURREY — A Surrey man... (more...)

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-DESI-TRANSIT

Surrey driver who killed senior at bus stop granted full parole after serving four months in prison

Gurjit Dhillon, center, leaves the Surrey Provincial courthouse with an unidentifed female August 22, 2012. JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Girls hanged from tree died by suicide, say Indian investigators who ruled out gang rape

In this Wednesday, May 28, 2014 image taken from video, villagers gather around the bodies of two teenage sisters hanging... (more...)

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Dharm Makwana: Presumed guilty until you miss your flight

  The Province staffer Dharm Makwana. (Ward Perrin / PNG) DHARM MAKWANA VANCOUVER DESI By the end of the ordeal my wife... (more...)

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Abbotsford police look for suspect in Mill Lake sex assault

Abbotsford police are looking for a male suspect in Mill Lake sexual assault. Vancouver Desi. VANCOUVER DESI Abbotsford police... (more...)

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Christy Clark throws support behind Amrik Virk taking ethical fire

NDP insists B.C. premier should fire advanced education minister for helping bypass provincial pay rules while on board of Kwantlen University ROB SHAW POSTMEDIA NEWS  VICTORIA…
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Gallery: The bold and beautiful strut their stuff at Pakistan Fashion Week

VANCOUVER DESI Pakistan’s bold and beautiful models presented the Autumn/Winter 2014 collections at the three-day long Fashion Week in Karachi. The Pakistan Fashion Week has…
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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI You may be planning on crossing the border to head to the US but take note Canadian retailers have embraced…
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South African judge will decide whether to throw out honeymoon murder case

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge will rule Dec. 8 on whether to dismiss the murder case against a British…
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Blogs

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Spice Sports: Canucks begin 7-game Road Trip With Big Win!

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI TUNE IN TO SPICE SPORTS, M-F, 5-7PM ON SPICE RADIO 1200AM The Canucks were back in action…
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What Next For Me?

By Ujjal Dosanjh As a child when one begins to be aware of one’s own existence and that of the world around, it also dawns…
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HotDog Day

Event: Association of South Asian Professionals of B.C. organize Hotdog Day for the homeless

VANCOUVER DESI The Association of South Asian Professionals of British Columbia (ASAP), working with Friendship Providers in Action, will be conducting a Hotdog Day for…
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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI You may be planning on crossing the border to head to the US but take note Canadian retailers have embraced…
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Health Check

surgery wait times

Surrey Memorial tops surgical wait times exceeding one year, could be fined for backlog of bookings

ADRIAN MACNAIR SURREY NOW  METRO VANCOUVER — Fraser Health could face $2.5 million in fines over a backlog of surgical wait times in hospitals across the…
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Birth control pills

The biggest fight for abortion in Canada isn’t in New Brunswick. It’s over a tiny pill

Canadian women face a stark urban-rural divide in access to abortion. How a tiny pill under Health Canada review could fix it ASHLEY CSANADY CANADA.COM…
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new cancer treatment

South Asian doctor finds fruit extract that may cause cancer cells to kill themselves

CRAIG PEARSON WINDSOR STAR A University of Windsor anti-cancer crusader may have discovered his most effective agent yet — a fruit that causes evil cells to commit…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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