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Eatery owner stabbed to death over less than $1

FILE: Indian eatery owner stabbed to death over Rs. 50 (less than $1) IANS New Delhi – A 35-year-old eatery owner was... (more...)

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Daughter of murdered Surrey teacher gets over $500,000 compensation from father

Mukhtiar Panghali. The Province / Arlen Redekop photo KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The young daughter of a Surrey school... (more...)

Ajit Singh, father of Jagtar Gill, is overcome with emotion as he leaves the courthouse Monday.Pat McGrath/Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa mom’s husband charged with first-degree murder (with video)

Ajit Singh, father of Jagtar Gill, is overcome with emotion as he leaves the courthouse Monday.Pat McGrath/Ottawa Citizen CHRIS... (more...)

Bhupinderpal Gill, husband of murder victim Jagtar Gill, and other family leave the Elgin Street courthouse in Ottawa after the woman accused in her death, Gurpreet Ronald, 34, made her first court appearance, Tuesday, April 9, 2014. Bhupinderpal was arrested in connection with his wife’s death Sunday, April 13. Mike Carroccetto/The Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa mom’s husband expected to be charged with first-degree murder

Bhupinderpal Gill, husband of murder victim Jagtar Gill, and other family leave the Elgin Street courthouse in Ottawa after... (more...)

Nine month Pakistan toddler Mohammad Musa is held by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin for a court hearing in Lahore on April 12, 2014. Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

Big surprise! Pakistani judge dismisses attempted murder case against nine-month-old boy after outcry

Nine month Pakistan toddler Mohammad Musa is held by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin for a court hearing in Lahore on April... (more...)

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Woman accused of killing Ottawa mom Jagtar Gill expressed condolences on Facebook

34-year-old mother of two held on charge of first-degree murder SHAAMINI YOGARETNAM AND MEGHAN HURLEY POSTMEDIA NEWS OTTAWA... (more...)

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed  near  Park Place Central City in Surrey, B. C., June 15, 2010. Arlen Redekop / PNG

Surrey Six trial: Defence lawyer calls testimony of ex-gang leader ‘more significant than all of the other evidence … combined’

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed near Park Place... (more...)

This photograph taken on April 3, 2014 shows a Pakistani lawyer taking the thumb impression from nine-month-old toddler Mohammad Musa on a bail bond in Lahore. STRSTR/AFP/Getty Images

Attempted murder case against Pakistani 9-month-old stokes anger

This photograph taken on April 3, 2014 shows a Pakistani lawyer taking the thumb impression from nine-month-old toddler Mohammad... (more...)

Jagtar Gill, 44, was found dead in the living room of her home after her husband and daughter returned from shopping on Jan. 29. Shaamini Yogaretnam/Ottawa Citizen

Woman charged with first-degree murder in Ottawa mother’s cold-blooded slaying

Jagtar Gill, 44, was found dead in the living room of her home after her husband and daughter returned from shopping on Jan.... (more...)

Surrey Six Murder Trial

Surrey Six murder trial: Former gang leader Mike Le tells court he tried to make peace before slayings

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed near Park Place... (more...)

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Nine-month-old Pakistani baby booked for attempted murder taken into hiding by family

This photograph taken on April 3, 2014 shows a Pakistani lawyer taking the thumb impression from nine-month-old toddler Mohammad... (more...)

Surrey Six Murder Trial

Surrey Six murder trial: Former gang leader Michael Le to testify against co-accused

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed near Park Place... (more...)

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Four elephants die from shoddy electrical wires in Indian forest

VANCOUVER DESI A wild elephant has died after it was electrocuted when it stumbled into low hanging electrical wires in a northeastern Indian forest, according…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Six-year-old worshipped for patch of hair on his back that has grown into a tail

VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old Indian boy is being worshipped by villagers for a small patch of hair on his back that has grown into a…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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