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Abbotsford police don’t think missing girl was abducted or hurt

A possible abduction reported to Abbotsford police might have been an encounter between a child and a parent, says Const.... (more...)

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Wedding party drowns

Bus carrying wedding guests swept away by flooded stream in Indian-held Kashmir; 50 missing

A Kashmiri man (2nd R) receives assistance as an Indian policeman (background 2nd L) carries his weapon and other items through... (more...)

Malaysia Airlines

Still hunting for missing jetliner, Malaysia Airline now faces another disaster

A file photo taken on June 17, 2014 shows a Malaysia Airlines Boeing-737 plane taxiing past a 747 (back) from the same company... (more...)

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5 years later, Surrey husband and father remains missing

Surrey husband and father Yashpal Mehay has been missing for five years. Submitted photo. LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Tuesday... (more...)

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For almost two decades, Surrey dad wants to know: Where is my son?

The case of Balraj Singh Rattu is one of the older – and most perplexing – cases on the RCMP’s books Balraj... (more...)

In this map provided on Thursday, June 26, 2014, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Australian officials say the hunt for the missing plane that vanished during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 with 239 passengers and crew aboard will shift farther south of the most recent suspected crash site in a remote stretch of Indian Ocean. AP Photo/Joint Agency Coordination Centre

Hunt for missing Malaysian jet MH370 shifts southwest

Investigators say plane was on autopilot before crash In this map provided on Thursday, June 26, 2014, details are presented... (more...)

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has confirmed that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is not in the search zone where acoustic pings were detected. The pings, originally believed to be coming from the missing jet, now thought to have been coming from a 'man-made source', such as a searching ship or equipment used to detect pings. Chris D. Boardman/U.S. Navy via Getty Images

We targeted the wrong area, admit Malaysia Airlines search teams

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has confirmed that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is not in the search... (more...)

FILE: This shadow of a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion aircraft is seen on low cloud cover while it searches for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, over the Indian Ocean on March 31, 2014.  Rob GRIFFITHROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysia releases raw satellite data on missing MH370, but experts doubt it will solve mystery

FILE: This shadow of a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion aircraft is seen on low cloud cover while it searches for missing... (more...)

Logo of WhatsApp, the popular messaging service. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

Missing boy found by Indian police thanks to WhatsApp

Logo of WhatsApp, the popular messaging service. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images VANCOUVER DESI Indian police have tracked down... (more...)

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Family of Indo-Canadian man missing in Australia appeals for funds to continue search

IANS Brampton, Ontario man Prabhdeep Srawn went missing six months ago while hiking an Australian mountain. Facebook photo Sydney... (more...)

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B.C. search team heading to Australia for missing Indo-Canadian man

Prabhdeep Srawn, a 25-year-old Brampton, Ont., man hasn’t been heard from since parking his rental car May 13 in the... (more...)

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Body found in Fraser River identified as that of missing Surrey man

Joginder Mander, 64, had been missing since Oct. 7. — Submitted photo  IAN AUSTIN THE PROVINCE The body of a man reported... (more...)

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MINOR ATACKED

False confession leads police to arrest new suspect in sexual assault of 9-year-old Surrey girl

FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI A man who confessed to the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Surrey has been released and a 28-year-old man…
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Dilwali Fest

Diwali Fest kicks off with IndiGlam fashion-fusion show (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI It was a classic mother-daughter argument that propelled Surrey’s Raji Khaira into a career of fashion design. Khaira, 25, grew up…
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Vancouver Desi

Canada Place caught the eye of man who builds models in chalk (w/gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Jagdeep Singh Bihal moved to Vancouver from India two years ago and did some sightseeing around the city,  it was…
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SURREY-VANCOUVER-MUMBAI

Diwali organizer inspired by memories of Mumbai revelry

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver’s Rohit Chokhani can still recall his childhood in Mumbai when Indian streets would light up with fireworks and life would…
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Blogs

Acid Attack

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment? In the recent weeks it has been claimed a number of vigilantes , in the city of…
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Addiction

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: Understanding Gambling Addiction and Problem Gambling

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “To heal an addiction, you first need to recognize the destructive patterns of conditioned behavior that are dominating your life. When…
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Cineplex Free Movies October 18, 2014

Coupon Queen: Cineplex hosts free movies on Saturday, October 18

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI This Saturday, Cineplex Entertainment is inviting Canadian families to enjoy a morning of free movies at their local theatre to…
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Karvachauth Mehndi

Karva Chauth: To fast for a man or a celebration of womanhood?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Recently, I was having tea and snacks with a dear friend getting married next year.   She was a bit frazzled…
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Health Check

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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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health care-Ebola

Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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medical simulation

Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey doctor has been suspended for up to three months for improper conduct with a female patient. The College of…
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