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Former MP Sukh Dhaliwal to run as Liberals’ Surrey-Newton candidate

Former MP Sukh Dhaliwal has been nominated to run for the Liberals in Surrey-Newton. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck VANCOUVER... (more...)

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After 800 years, a proud Hindu ruling Delhi: Singhal

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a press conference at the Council on Foreign Relations, Monday,... (more...)

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Denied mayor’s chair, Barinder Rasode will remain ‘activist’ in Surrey

  Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode gets a hug from her daughter Ish after losing the mayor’s race in Surrey... (more...)

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Gregor Robertson holds off Kirk LaPointe to win tough battle in Vancouver

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson gestures while addressing supporters after being elected for a third term during a civic... (more...)

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Linda Hepner continues Watts’ legacy with win in Surrey

Linda Hepner is the new mayor of Surrey. Jason Payne, PNG CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI Linda Hepner fought off two determined... (more...)

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Surrey mayoral candidates Linda Hepner, Doug McCallum in a dead heat; Barinder Rasode trailing not far behind

With the civic election on Saturday, Linda Hepner, Doug McCallum and Barinder Rasode are in a dead heat. Insights West’s... (more...)

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A deeper look at Surrey’s crime statistics

Mayoral candidates in election attack each other’s public-safety records, but what do the stats reveal about Surrey’s... (more...)

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Linda Hepner, Doug McCallum top two latest Surrey civic election polls

Candidates trade lead spot in polls released this week Surrey city councillor Linda Hepner replaces Dianne Watts as mayoral... (more...)

Indian folk artists dance as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate outside the BJP office in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct.19, 2014. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political party BJP was poised to make huge election gains Sunday in two Indian states, according to partial results. AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal

Modi’s ruling BJP makes big gains in Indian state elections

Indian folk artists dance as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate outside the BJP office in New Delhi, India,... (more...)

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Vancouver cop joins Barinder Rasode’s One Surrey team in run for council

Detective Kal Dosanjh (C), who’s worked as a VPD officer for the past 15 years, will be taking a leave of absence from... (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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Pakistani negotiators meet to end crisis over anti-government demonstrations

Protesters converged on Islamabad two weeks ago demanding Nawaz Sharif’s resignation and this key challenge still remains Pakistan’s... (more...)

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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