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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...)

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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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Surrey RCMP seek public’s help finding missing man

Joginder Mander is missing from Monday. RCMP handout LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s... (more...)

This undated photo shows Surrey’s Harjinder Rai, 34, who went missing from his home in the 8100-block 134A Street after an argument with a family member on Aug. 10, 2013. Submitted photo.

Missing Surrey man’s family offers reward to help find him

This undated photo shows Surrey’s Harjinder Rai, 34, who went missing from his home in the 8100-block 134A Street after... (more...)

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‘It’s pride getting in the way’: Feuding Indo-Canadian youth factions worry Abbotsford cops (w/ video)

JENNIFER SALTMAN  VANCOUVER DESI  No one really knows how the conflict started. According to a number of people who are involved, in February one person…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Turbaned Sikhs will not be allowed to ride motorbike without a helmet in Ontario

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she won’t allow for turban-wearing Sikhs to ride a motorcycle without wearing a helmet. In…
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ROAD SAFETY: Keep an eye on your friends and families’ safety on the roads

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI As you’ve been driving around the city, you’ve likely noticed there are more pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists out enjoying the good…
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Hollywood

Seeking balance and well-being: A mind-body approach to depression

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI While the world mourns the passing of Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, the global conversation turns to the topics…
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The Art of being a Guest – at a Sikh Ceremony

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI With wedding season in full swing, surely you must be attending at least one Sikh ceremony.  These family and fun oriented…
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Capital Punishment, is that the answer?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Today August 14, 2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the hanging of convicted rapist and murderer Dhananjoy Chatterjee. On May…
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Health Check

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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Health-Ebola

Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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Female doctor brutally tortured and left to die after delivering stillborn baby boy

CEN AGENCY Torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead are believed to be relatives of a woman whose baby was delivered stillborn…
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Health Canada issues warnings over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products

VANCOUVER DESI Health Canada has issued an alert over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products that may cause life-threatening side effects. These natural health…
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Infectious disease specialist Florian Steiner wears protective clothing as he works in a laboratory for blood tests during a demonstration of the proceedings at the quarantine office of Berlin's Charite hospital on August 11, 2014. TIM BRAKEMEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Mumbai man who recently travelled to Nigeria admitted to hospital with Ebola symptoms

VANCOUVER DESI A man in Mumbai who travelled to West Africa last month has voluntarily admitted himself to a local hospital after experiencing Ebola symptoms,…
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Watermelon-sized tumour found in Mumbai woman during emergency caesarean section

IANS Mumbai  – A team of doctors at Mumbai’s Sion Hospital performed a rare and unexpected surgery as they were forced to remove a 2.5…
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Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra leads Guinness World Record meditation attempt (w/ photos)

LAUREN LAROSE THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Famed spiritual teacher Deepak Chopra sought to unite a mass global audience in quiet moments of personal reflection…
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