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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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Charlie Hebdo-Pakistan

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...)

BC Imam's condemn Paris attacks

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...)

Desi Journalist from BC

Journalism has made some targets in Canada as well

File: Tara Singh Hayer of the Indo-Canadian Times at his office in Surrey. Lyle Stafford/PNG Archive JENNIFER DITCHBURN THE... (more...)

CRIME-RAPE-BC

Canada court overturns Indian origin man’s sexual assault conviction

A man who was found guilty nine years ago in the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman with medical problems has had his charges... (more...)

Indo-Canadian is Canada’s new envoy to India

By Ajit Jain Toronto, Oct 11 (IANS) — Canada’s new High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel is an Indo-Canadian,... (more...)

Sunny Leone

Indo Canadian porn star Sunny Leone’s Telugu song cost $244K

Sunny Leone IANS Chennai — Adult star and actress Sunny Leone’s Telugu song Devadas Breakup has been made on... (more...)

Russell Peters performs on stage at Rogers Arena, Vancouver September 27 2014. Gerry Kahrmann / PNG

Review: Russell Peters’ Almost Famous performance sends crowd home in stitches

Russell Peters performs on stage at Rogers Arena, Vancouver September 27 2014. Gerry Kahrmann / PNG SHAWN CONNER FOR THE... (more...)

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New Vancouver radio station will be aimed at entire South Asian community

Canadian journalist, formerly of the BBC, Shushma Datt will host a radio talk show during the morning drive on Vancouver’s... (more...)

Indo-Canadian man arrested during ‘Project Anarchy’ jailed for six years in drug trafficking case

Toronto, Sep 10 (IANS) — An Indo-Canadian man has been jailed for six years for drug trafficking in the country, media... (more...)

Langley mounties are looking for an Indo-Canadia suspected of invading a home in Aldergrove. RCMP Handout.

Two Indo-Canadian suspects duct taped Aldergrove woman before robbing her home

Langley mounties are looking for an Indo-Canadian man suspected of invading a home in Aldergrove. RCMP Handout. MATTHEW CLAXTON... (more...)

Indian officials to showcase country’s ‘soft power’ at Toronto fest

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) — From joint collaboration to single window clearance – an Indian delegation would be... (more...)

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Raise your hand, send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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File photo: Curry chicken on rice. Sam Leung/PNG

Spicy treats on menu as 8 chef teams battle for Vancouver’s second-annual Curry Cup

VANCOUVER DESI A group of Lower Mainland chefs are set to go head-to-head with their South Asian cooking skills as they gear up for Vancouver’s…
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Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sonu Sood and Boman Irani in a still from the Bollywood film Happy New Year.

Indian expat avoids stalking conviction by blaming Bollywood for his behaviour

IANS Sydney  – An Indian man’s excuse that Bollywood love stories encouraged him to excessively approach and stalk women helped him avoid conviction in the…
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File photo: Commuters hang by doors of a crowded local train in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Three men were killed on Monday after they attempted to take a selfie by a moving train near Agra. AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade

College students killed while attempting train selfie in India

VANCOUVER DESI Three college friends on their way to India’s Republic Day celebrations were killed by a speeding train after they tried posing for a…
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Blogs

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: Finding Balance

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Living in the western hemisphere and having four seasons brings about changes in diet, lifestyle, and routine. As we transition from…
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Opposition Muted to Harper’s New Anti Terror Bill

BY Ujjal Dosanjh Special to Vancouver Province I smell an election coming. Not in October 2015; much sooner than that. Harper has just unveiled the…
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Bobby Singh

Spice Sports: Football Champion Bobby Singh – On & Off The Field

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI TUNE IN TO SPICE SPORTS, M-F, 5-7PM ON SPICE RADIO 1200AM Former BC Lion Bobby Singh was in…
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Ujjal Dosanjh, former B.C. premier and Liberal MP at his home in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

Chanakya & Machiavelli would say to Indians: It is strictly business – stop the fawning

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Had Chanakya or Machiavelli, his more recent incarnation, been alive today they would have declared that in Washington and…
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Health Check

A woman fills a syringe as she prepares to give herself an injection of insulin at her home in Commerce, Calif., April 29, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Reed Saxon

Type 2 diabetes surpasses Type 1 in youth, especially South Asians: B.C. study

CAMILLE BAINS THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — A British Columbia study suggests Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people, with the highest number…
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Indian Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor  poses for a photograph during the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) season five in Mumbai on January 10, 2015. STRSTRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Anil Kapoor says he exercises six days a week

IANS New Delhi  – Actor-filmmaker Anil Kapoor says he exercises six days a week and recalls the time he’d cycle to the set location –…
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FILE PHOTO: A nine-year-old Palestinian girl  suffering from scoliosis sits as her mother shows her back x-ray as she is treated by U.S. pediatric orthopedic surgeon Hugh Watts (L) February 18, 2004 at Al-Quds hospital, in Gaza City. Abid Katib/Getty Images

Seven-year-old Scoliosis patient in Western India cured by revolutionary surgery

IANS Mumbai  – A seven-year-old girl in Mumbai suffering from Scoliosis is the first in Western India to successfully undergo a new and revolutionary procedure…
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Desi-weird news

Baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ gets round-the-clock care at Indian hospital (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI A six-day-old baby is being given “round-the-clock” care in an Indian hospital after his mother claimed the boy spontaneously combusted, according to Britain’s…
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Sharon Nordstrom. Submitted photo.

Saskatoon woman snared in alleged fraudulent MS trial held in India

JONATHAN CHARLTON THE STARPHOENIX Sharon Nordstrom feels ashamed for participating in a $38,000 multiple sclerosis stem cell treatment in India that was not all it was…
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Indian scientists design morphine replacement for pain therapy

SAHANA GHOSH IANSKolkata – In a breakthrough that could impact the blurring realms of pain and pleasure, Indian scientists have designed a potential morphine replacement,…
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health check-child care

Researchers advise pregnant women to limit exposure to receipts and plastic

MARGARET MUNRO POSTMEDIA NEWS Pregnant women are being warned to avoid reaching for credit card and cash register receipts as the ubiquitous bits of paper…
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Sex show

New Pakistani TV show focuses on sex, a topic once considered taboo in the religiously conservative country

ADIL JAWAD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KARACHI, Pakistan — In religiously conservative Pakistan, a television call-in advice show is tackling an issue rarely discussed in public:…
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science-early childhood education

The influence of speech on toddlers

IANS New York – Talking to your toddlers could help strengthen their capacities to learn and succeed later in life, a research has revealed. Infants…
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rectum

Vancouver doctors find vial of urine hidden in patient’s rectum (with photos)

TOM BLACKWELL NATIONAL POST Vancouver doctors investigating a patient’s mysterious abdominal complaints were stunned to discover a vial of urine hidden inside his rectum, an…
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