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Modi concerned about rape, attacks on churches as Indian Christians say they feel vulnerable

An Indian Christian woman Josephine Michael Kinny talks with her granddaughter at her residence in Mumbai, India, Tuesday,... (more...)

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Indian supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wave a poster bearing the image of party leader Arvind Kejriwal as they celebrate his victory in the state assembly elections outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi on February 10, 2015. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conceded defeat on February 10 in the Delhi state elections as early results showed anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal's party set for a landslide victory. MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images

Lessons of Delhi election: Congress must lose sycophancy and Gandhis, Modi his million Rupee suit

Indian supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wave a poster bearing the image of party leader Arvind Kejriwal as they celebrate... (more...)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about a newly tabled anti-terrorism legislation that would give Canada's spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist's travel plans, disrupt bank transactions and covertly interfere with radical websites. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Tackling politics, terror and terminology

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about... (more...)

Ujjal Dosanjh, former B.C. premier and Liberal MP at his home in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

Opposition Muted to Harper’s New Anti Terror Bill

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI I smell an election coming. Not in October 2015; much sooner than that. Harper has... (more...)

Barinder Rasode now is director of social responsibility at Resource Works, a non-profit society that researches the economic impacts of B.C.’s natural resource industries. File photo: Richard Lam/PNG

Barinder Rasode, former Surrey councillor and mayoral candidate, hired by non-profit society

Barinder Rasode now is director of social responsibility at Resource Works, a non-profit society that researches the economic... (more...)

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Sri Lankans elects Maithripala Sirisena over longtime president amid discontent

Sri Lanka’s newly-elected president Maithripala Sirisena gestures after being sworn in at Independence Square in Colombo... (more...)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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