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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...)

strike vote

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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Vancouver car sales

Planning to buy a new car? Check out what’s on offer at Like It Buy It Vancouver

POSTMEDIA NEWS Act fast to buy your dream car at a discount. A rare new Roush RS3 race car is on sale now for 25…
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India-Vancouver Desi

Justin Bieber’s roast on Indian TV on Fools’ Day

IANS New Delhi – Singer Justin Bieber’s infamous ‘roast’, hosted by Kevin Hart, will hit Indian television on April 1, just months after the controversial…
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Jeremy Renner’s messy divorce from B.C. model gets messier as custody battle rages

VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who was married to Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner is being accused of being a gold digger and blackmailer who has…
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India-Canada-Vancouver Desi

Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in April

VANCOUVER DESI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Canada in April, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Wednesday. Modi will be visiting Toronto, Ottawa…
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Blogs

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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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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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VANCOUVER WEATHER

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Health Check

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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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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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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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