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‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

Owners of a convenience store who moved to Canada from India were beaten by a customer and are now seeing an outpouring of... (more...)

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Indian-origin man sues Canadian government over wrongful conviction

Ottawa, Feb 28 (IANS) — An Indo-Canadian man has sued the Canadian federal government over his wrongful conviction... (more...)


Hamilton police arrest suspect in death of Indian student in Canada

File: Toronto police has arrested a suspect in connection with the death of an Indian student in Canada. IANS Toronto –... (more...)

Sunny Leone with husband Daniel Weber during the 60th Britannia Filmfare awards in Mumbai, on January 31, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

Sunny Leone given the ‘role of a lifetime’ in upcoming film Ek Paheli Leela

Sunny Leone with husband Daniel Weber during the 60th Britannia Filmfare awards in Mumbai, on January 31, 2015. (Photo: IANS) IANS Mumbai... (more...)

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No surprise here: Sunny Leone’s latest film trailer takes YouTube by storm

IFRAME Embed for Youtube HINDUSTAN TIMES As if you needed to be told that Sunny Leone’s latest project blew up not... (more...)

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Sunny Leone’s latest role as Leela was “very challenging”

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone. Facebook IANS Mumbai  – Indo Canadian porn star turned Bollywood star Sunny Leone –... (more...)

Former B.C. financial planner charged in ponzi scheme

IANS Toronto — A former B.C. financial planner has been charged with 32 counts of Securities Act violations for advising... (more...)

Indo-Candian arrested in US for soliciting minor

Toronto, Feb 5 (IANS) — An Indo-Canadian soccer coach has been arrested in the US, and has been charged with seeking... (more...)


Former Halifax professor who accused university of discrimination to have human rights complaint go ahead

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court Judge has given the green light to a human rights complaint by an Indo-Canadian professor against... (more...)

Sunny Leone posts a photo of her family vacation to her Instagram account. Submitted photo/Instagram.

Sunny Leone signed on to mentor participants of new social media reality show

Sunny Leone posts a photo of her family vacation to her Instagram account. Submitted photo/Instagram. HINDUSTAN TIMES Listed... (more...)

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Hard-line Pakistani cleric holds prayer service for brothers who attacked Charlie Hebdo

A Pakistani cleric held a memorial for brothers who attacked Charlie Hebdo. File: A woman shows a banner reading during a... (more...)

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Surrey, Delta Muslims condemn violence in Paris terrorist attacks

Ahmadiyya Muslim Imam, Balal Khokhar Regional President Mohmmad Aslam Shad, President Rizwan Peerzada and , left to right... (more...)

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Hero surgeon who helped injured Hollywood actor Harrison Ford

IANS Los Angeles – Indian-American spine surgeon Sanjay Khurana was playing golf Thursday when a single-engine plane crashed on the course. The pilot was none…
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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ banned in India (with photos, video)

IANS Los Angeles – American erotic romantic drama “Fifty Shades of Grey” has been banned in India. The country’s film censors decided the raunchy film…
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Canada-wide initiative helps immigrants find work in fields for which they have prepared

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Manbir Randhawa immigrated from India to B.C., she knew she’d have to “start from scratch” in order to land a…
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Doctor’s afraid to release baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom

VANCOUVER DESI Doctors in India are reluctant to release a baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom, fearing she suffers from an attention-seeking syndrome, Britain’s…
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No More Violence: Threat Against Anna Hazare From Canada

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Anna Hazare is no Gandhi. Yet his contribution in advancing the war on corruption in India is indisputable. He…
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Indian for Everyone brings restaurant mainstays home

LAURA BREHAUT NATIONAL POST Spices, and the way you use them, are key to Indian cooking. But don’t let the myriad blends discourage you from…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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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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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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