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Modi in Canada, to boost ties that had gone ‘adrift’ (Roundup)

Ottawa, April 15 (IANS) — In the first visit by an Indian prime minister in 42 years, Narendra Modi said on Wednesday... (more...)

Canada’s Indian community to give rock star welcome to Modi

By Gurmukh Singh Ottawa, April 15 (IANS) — The Indo-Canadian community is set to give a rock star like welcome to Indian... (more...)

Indian P.M. Modi arrives in Ottawa for broad visit with domestic overtones

By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — From trade, to energy, to the environment, to security, to culture,... (more...)

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Ottawa for broad visit with domestic overtones

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Ottawa. REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images MIKE BLANCHFIELD THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA... (more...)

RACIST REMARKS

Opinion: What MP John Williamson really meant by his ‘brown people’ comment

Conservative MP John Williamson is shown in Ottawa on January 17, 2008. A New Brunswick politician has introduced a motion... (more...)

Canada-NRI-drug deals

Punjab minister caught in controversy linked to Canadian synthetic drug dealers

Punjab cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia. HT Photo HINDUSTAN TIMES Links of Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia... (more...)

RACIST REMARKS

Liberals demand MP Williamson be expelled from Tory caucus over “brown people” remarks

Conservative MP John Williamson is shown in Ottawa on January 17, 2008. A New Brunswick politician has introduced a motion... (more...)

Former B.C. premier Ujjal Dosanjh and Surrey MP Jinny Sims have spoken out against New Brunswick MP John Williamson's 'racist' remarks. PNG Photos.

Canadian MP’s ‘brown people’ comment met with outrage in B.C.

Former B.C. premier Ujjal Dosanjh and Surrey MP Jinny Sims have spoken out against New Brunswick MP John Williamson’s... (more...)

Desi MP brown people comment

Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai slams colleague for ‘brown people’ comment

File: Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai stands in the House of Commons during question period Friday May 30, 2014. THE CANADIAN... (more...)

Desi sex

Sunny Leone to feature in guest spot on Indian horror show Aahat

Canadian pornstar-turned-Bollywood actress Sunny Leone in a Facebook photo. IANS Mumbai  — Actress Sunny Leone will... (more...)

Immigrant-language test

‘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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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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Identical twins’ mark sheets almost as identical and the story of a courageous young achiever

HINDUSTAN TIMES AND VANCOUVER DESI They are identical twins and, interestingly, even their mark sheets look almost the same. Ranchi twins Aporupa and Anorupa Chattopadhyay …
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sucha Singh Bagri arrived in Canada with his father Harnam Singh Bagri on Feb 2, 1935, on the Empress of Russia,…
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Blogs

Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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100 year journey

Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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right to vote

B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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Health Check

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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weight-loss

Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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The strength of your grip may be a more accurate predictor of your risk of a heart attack or stroke than the standard blood pressure test.
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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