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Music composer Ismail Darbar appears at Andheri Court for a assault case filed against him by assistant director Prashamit Chaudhury in Mumbai on Feb. 4, 2015. Sandeep Mahankal/IANS

Composer Ismail Darbar and his son arrested for allegedly beating associate with hockey sticks

Music composer Ismail Darbar appears at Andheri Court for a assault case filed against him by assistant director Prashamit... (more...)

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Desi building owner tiff with tenants

After five victories, residents of Vancouver West End building vow to keeping fighting ‘renovictions’

Spencer Chandra Herbert said administrative penalties in the Residential Tenancy Act are meant to be used against bad landlords... (more...)

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Opinion: India, Pakistan — Same culture, same traditions but still fighting

Pakistani Rangers (black) and Indian Border Security Force personnel (brown) perform the flag off ceremony at the India-Pakistan... (more...)

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Abbotsford man facing charges after allegedly throwing hot soup in waitress’s face

An Abbotsford man is facing assault charges after he allegedly threw a bowl of hot soup in a waitress’s face. IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER... (more...)

B.C. courts

Surrey woman admits she tried to hire a thug on Craigslist to beat man who owed her money

A Surrey woman accused of trying to hire a thug to beat up someone in a dispute over money has pleaded guilty to three charges.... (more...)

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B.C. teachers intend full-scale strike from Tuesday, union to serve 72-hour notice

File photo: BC Teachers’ Federation President Jim Iker announced Tuesday night that teachers have voted for a full-scale... (more...)

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B.C. teachers union vote 86 per cent for all-out strike

File photo: BC Teachers’ Federation President Jim Iker announced Tuesday night that teachers have voted for a full-scale... (more...)

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Man kills wife with kitchen knife for not serving breakfast on time

Delhi man stabs wife with kitchen knife for not serving breakfast on time. File photo VANCOUVER DESI A 25-year-old man allegedly... (more...)

India

Indian man beaten to death for hogging blankets

FILE PHOTO: Man killed in India over blanket hogging. ADRIAN LAM/ TIMES COLONIST VANCOUVER DESI A 25-year-old Indian man... (more...)

Rajvindar Gill, 41, has been missing since August after travelling to Lahore, Pakistan. Her family, who lives in B.C., has been frantically searching for her. On Wednesday, a suspect confessed in Pakistani court to killing her. Submitted photo

CRIME: Missing B.C. banker, 41, murdered in Pakistan over money dispute, says lawyer

CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER DESI Rajvindar Gill, 41, has been missing since August after travelling to Lahore, Pakistan. Her family,... (more...)

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Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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India’s tallest man spends his days in a cage-like structure posing for photos at an amusement park

VANCOUVER DESI Life is not easy for India’s tallest man Dharmendra Singh, who stands at 8-ft 1-inch, his height being the biggest barrier for his career and…
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It’s so hot in India right now the roads are literally melting

At least 1,100 dead in month-long heatwave THE ASSOCIATED PRESS & NATIONAL POST STAFF It’s so hot in India right now that the streets are…
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Blogs

Abbotsford

End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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AppleMark

Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

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Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

IANS Washington – Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger. When…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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