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Most South Asians and Chinese in B.C. have faced discrimination based on ethnicity

A quarter reported experiencing moderate or significant amounts of discrimination Thousands of people take part in the annual... (more...)

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Bollywood actress Lara Dutta mentors aspiring beauty queens for ‘Miss Diva Universe’ TV show

Miss Diva auditions start in India. Facebook NIVEDITA IANS New Delhi – Lara Dutta, the last Indian lass to bring the... (more...)

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‘I felt hopeless’: UBC student left searching for help after ex leaked her nude photos online

Anisa Salmi was able to remove nude images of herself from website thedirty.com by paying online reputation management company... (more...)

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Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia turns anchor, mentor for ‘Kingfisher Supermodels 2′

Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia in a #selfie on Twitter. IANS Mumbai – Actress and former beauty queen Neha Dhupia has... (more...)

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Vaisakhi parade organizers in Surrey ask why they must pay policing costs

Some of the 200,000 celebrants at the annual Vaisakhi Day parade in Surrey, BC., April 19, 2014. Nick Procaylo/PNG LARISSA... (more...)

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Vancouver lotto winner Mohammed Khan sues investment adviser for allegedly losing half his jackpot

Mohammed Shakil Khan is suing Catherine Jones, his former adviser, for allegedly making bad or unauthorized investments and... (more...)

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Indo Canadian porn star Sunny Leone’s Telugu song cost $244K

Sunny Leone IANS Chennai — Adult star and actress Sunny Leone’s Telugu song Devadas Breakup has been made on... (more...)

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Filmmaker brings India’s ‘common thread’ together in Monsoon (w/gallery)

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CRIME VANCOUVER

Wanted gang associate Bobby Tajinder Gill arrested in New Westminster

Bobby Gill is wanted on several outstanding warrants. VANCOUVER DESI A known gang associate who was wanted on multiple arrest... (more...)

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Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode collaborates with long-serving police chief in crime-fighting platform

Delta police chief Jim Cessford (L) has helped Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode (R) develop her platform on crime.... (more...)

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Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, values of peace and non-violence to be celebrated at SFU

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the campus of Carleton University, a gift from the High Commission of India. Wayne Cuddington... (more...)

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Is the small farmer doomed? Rising price of B.C. farmland worries supporters of Agricultural Land Reserve

Harold Steves, a Richmond councillor and vice-chair of Metro Vancouver’s planning and agriculture committee, says some... (more...)

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Most South Asians and Chinese in B.C. have faced discrimination based on ethnicity

A quarter reported experiencing moderate or significant amounts of discrimination DOUGLAS TODD VANCOUVER DESI  Stereotyping. Verbal harassment. Poor customer service. Workplace unfairness. Exclusion from dating….
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MINOR ATACKED

False confession leads police to arrest new suspect in sexual assault of 9-year-old Surrey girl

FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI A man who confessed to the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Surrey has been released and a 28-year-old man…
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Dilwali Fest

Diwali Fest kicks off with IndiGlam fashion-fusion show (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI It was a classic mother-daughter argument that propelled Surrey’s Raji Khaira into a career of fashion design. Khaira, 25, grew up…
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Vancouver Desi

Canada Place caught the eye of man who builds models in chalk (w/gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Jagdeep Singh Bihal moved to Vancouver from India two years ago and did some sightseeing around the city,  it was…
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Blogs

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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Harnoor Gill is all set to promote the World Vision’s Gift Catalogue campaign.

How to help World Vision this holiday season

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI World Vision is an organization that I happen to be a Youth Ambassador of and it is my joy to be…
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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI This week I’m bringing back ‘ghar ka khana’ (homemade food). Let’s make cooking traditional foods cool again. For the last few…
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Acid Attack

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment? In the recent weeks it has been claimed a number of vigilantes , in the city of…
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Health Check

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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey doctor has been suspended for up to three months for improper conduct with a female patient. The College of…
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