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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...)

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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...)

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Review: Was Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM! The Tour worth the 3 hour delay in Vancouver?

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After a nearly three-hour delay, Bollywood finally took over Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum Saturday night with a lavish evening of song, dance,…
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Barbie

Religious groups angry over Barbie as Hindu goddess Kali, Virgin Mary (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI Two artists from Argentina have given the legendary Barbie and Ken dolls forms of various religious figurines from Jesus and Mary to Hindu…
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Blogs

Seat

Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall with the blazer and raw denim. The shoes and watch are nice complements adding to the effortless feel of…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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Addiction

The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Girls rights

One of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI More than five months later, one of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found. According to The Guardian (2014) on…
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Health Check

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Dr. Rohit Joshi, chairman of Aarna Superspecialty Hospital in Gujarat.

Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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