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SFU grad bringing local attention to issue of violence against women in India (w/ gallery)

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Six women gang-raped at gunpoint in Bihar

Six women in India were gang raped by three men at gun-point. IANS Patna – Six women have been allegedly gang-raped... (more...)

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Girl allegedly gang raped, murdered for protesting against family’s humiliation at kangaroo court

VANCOUVER DESI In a horrific incident, a schoolgirl’s nude body was found lying close to the railway tracks with her... (more...)

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How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses... (more...)

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Indian government has a firm plan to eliminate sexual violence against women — build five million new toilets

Women’s Toilet. Photo credit Wikipedia SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Indian government has a firm plan to eliminate... (more...)

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Fashion photos that recreated fatal 2012 Delhi gang rape sparks outrage

The Wrong Turn photo series depicts a fashionably dressed woman fending off men’s advances on a bus. Mumbai photographer... (more...)

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Activists calling for shut down across Bangalore over rape of minors and crimes against women

Indian police officers stand guard as an activist shouts slogans during a protest against the rape of a six-year-old student,... (more...)

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Indian police arrest school head for negligence after 6-year-old raped

The head of a school in southern India has been arrested in the rape case of a 6-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) THE... (more...)

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Angry protesters rally over police inaction after 6-year-old raped at school in southern India (w/ photos)

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High incidences of rape in India, reflect the values of society

According to BBC News UK (2013), a woman is raped every 21 minutes in India and most incidences are never heard nor spoken... (more...)

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Budget irony: India allocates more money for colossal statue than for women’s safety

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India’s new gov’t unveils reform budget aiming to revive growth to 7-8 pct, reduce subsidies

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Indian bride draws flak for wearing $700,000 jewellery at her wedding

CEN AGENCY An Indian sweet maker made sure his daughter was the golden girl at her upcoming wedding by covering her in gold jewellery worth…
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Video: Bear mauls Indian farmer to death, injures second man (Warning: Graphic Content)

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian farmer was mauled to death and another left seriously injured after a terrifying and unusual bear attack in Karnataka on Monday,…
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Video: India’s real-life Spiderman scales buildings with bare hands

VANCOUVER DESI A 27-year-old man in India who is nicknamed the “real-life Spiderman” has become one of Karnataka’s leading tourist attractions for his ability to effortlessly…
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Victim of ski accident to open spinal-cord recovery centre in Richmond (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Dhruv Kapoor realized he was in deep trouble as he barrelled down a ski run in Russell, Man., on an icy…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Doctor assisted suicide

Suresh Kurl: States that allow and encourage Euthanasia have to be God free zones

DR. SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  The following are the personal thoughts and feelings I had, when I attended a group of physicians, psychiatrists and religious…
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Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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doctor-scapegoat

Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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