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‘India’s Daughter’: Delhi gang rape convict urges court to prosecute documentary filmmaker

Leslee Udwin (R), director of the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’, gestures during a press conference in... (more...)

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Pakistan arrests key suspect in 2010 killing of Pakistani politician in London

In this Tuesday, April 14, 2015 photo, security officials escort a key suspect identified as Moazzam Ali, to a anti-terrorist... (more...)

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“He pinned her down on the bed and cut her throat”: Man appeals murder conviction, asks for new trial

Peer Mohammad Khairi’s lawyer is seeking new trial after being found guilty of killing his wife. Mark van Manen/Vancouver... (more...)

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Man convicted of killing baby, grandmother in botched kidnapping plot says his lawyers so bad he’d rather be executed now

In this Nov. 28, 2012, file photo, Raghunandan Yandamuri is escorted from a Montgomery County district court after a preliminary... (more...)

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Woman lynched in Kabul becomes icon for shocked Afghans hoping for change

In this Tuesday, March 31, 2015 photo, an independent artist plays the guitar during a memorial ceremony for 27-year-old... (more...)

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She was sexually abused by her father, then used as a sex slave by a cabbie and his friends

Afghan women’s lives remain entrenched in violence despite some social changes In this Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 photo,... (more...)

Pakistan

Man angered over denied marriage proposal kills 10 family members including woman he wanted to marry

A Pakistani man is on the run after killing ten people over rejected marriage proposal including woman he wanted to marry.... (more...)

India

Do we treat our daughters right? Here are 8 videos against sexual violence that went viral

Mumbai’s Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain uploaded a YouTube rap about sexual violence in India, which has has taken... (more...)

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Surrey man pleads guilty in deaths of man and two escorts: IHIT

A photo of Amritpal Saran, found dead in February 2013, is held by his sister Simrit Saran and mother Jatinder Saran at a... (more...)

A Bangladeshi policeman escorts Jikrullah, left and Ariful Islam, two among  three suspected of the killing of a blogger as they are presented before the media in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, March 30, 2015. AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad

Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh’s capital, 2 Islamic school students detained

A Bangladeshi policeman escorts Jikrullah, left and Ariful Islam, two among three suspected of the killing of a blogger as... (more...)

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British restaurateur faces manslaughter charge after customer died of peanut allergy

File: Curried potato-peanut soup. FILE Photo (AP Photo/Rodale/Mark Ferri)  IANS London – An Indian restaurant owner... (more...)

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Vancouver man who murdered ex-girlfriend and fled to California loses appeal of his sentence

Ninderjit Singh, who was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for 16 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend... (more...)

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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

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Sikh community celebrates a harvest of goodness in B.C

JAGDEESH MANN VANCOUVER DESI For Vancouver publisher, Harbinder Singh Sewak, the dream was four years in the making. This week, as millions of Sikhs around…
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Narendra Modi welcomed in Toronto

Photos: Modi-mania hits Canada

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Mininster Narendra Modi’s visit to Canada. RELATED STORIES: “Rock-star” Modi to get Bollywood-style welcome at Surrey Hindu…
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11 of 19 Surrey/Delta shootings between South Asian, Somalian groups

Even the wounded won’t help cops investigate drug dealers’ war KIM BOLAN POSTMEDIA NEWS METRO VANCOUVER — Two groups of young drug dealers who have…
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Learn to make Indian foods at home

Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla LAURA BREHAUT CANADA.COM Spices, and the way you use them,…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: An Introduction to Ayurveda

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Ayurveda, a Sanskrit term meaning “science of life,” is a 5,000-year-old healing system founded in India. From the Ayurvedic perspective, we,…
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Indian recipes-Vancouver Desi

Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

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Vancouver

Vaisakhi: Childhood memories, nostalgia, a connection to the past and the future

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI  For me cultural holidays and Punjabi food will always have a sense of nostalgia. They connect me to parts of my…
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Morbid obesity

Morbidly obese B.C. woman denied reimbursement after weight-loss surgery complications in California

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who spent $85,000 in California for treatment of complications arising from surgery for morbid obesity has been denied…
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Men self esteem

Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

IANS London – Close male relatives of men convicted of sexual offences are more likely to commit the same types of crimes, Swedish scientists have…
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Homeopathy drugs for AIDS from snake venom, HIV Virus

IANS New Delhi – Scientific research into possible medicines for the dreaded AIDS disease from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself and even snake venom…
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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

IANS Washington – In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time…
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Daddy Quota: Canada has found a way to get dads to do more housework

BRIGID SCHULTE THE WASHINGTON POST We’ve long known the importance of giving women the chance to spend some few weeks — or months — away…
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Courage To Come Back: Andy Bhatti makes it his life’s work to help young victims of sex abuse

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI This is the first of six profiles on recipients of the 2015 Courage To Come Back Awards, presented by Coast Mental…
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cancer

When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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