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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...)

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 file photo, Afghan women rights activists carry the coffin of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, during her funeral, in Kabul, Afghanistan. AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, File

Afghani women carry coffin of 27-year-old woman beaten to death by mob over false reports she burned a Qur’an

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 file photo, Afghan women rights activists carry the coffin of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan... (more...)

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Surrey Six: Former gangster Jamie Bacon’s murder trial delayed

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

India

#RapAgainstRape: Video of two Indian women rapping about sexual violence goes 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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Accused pleads guilty in weapons case linked to shooting of Vancouver gangster Sandip Dhure

Accused Philip Juan Ley pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of firearms and one count of breaching a court order banning... (more...)

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Dental student from India fatally shot in her California apartment hours after temple visit

 A 37-year-old dental student from India was shot to death at her San Francisco Bay Area apartment hours after attending... (more...)

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Indian businessman responds to India’s Daughter with his own documentary on rape in Britain

United Kingdom’s Daughters highlights the rape problem in the UK with statistics and two BBC videos on sexual violence VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Peeking into the secret sex lives of Indian women

Secret sex life of Indian women. (Illustration: Jayanto/HT) HINDUSTAN TIMES In Utopia, everyone has enough to eat and drink,... (more...)

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‘India’s Daughter’ doesn’t defame India: Farhan Akhtar

Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – After veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar... (more...)

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Suresh Kurl: Jyoti Singh, India’s daughter

Activists hang and burn an effigy of Mukesh Singh, one among the four men convicted and sentenced to death for the 2012 rape... (more...)

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Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in April

VANCOUVER DESI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Canada in April, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Wednesday. Modi will be visiting Toronto, Ottawa…
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Exotic Pets: Snake owner charged in deaths of young New Brunswick brothers killed by python

THE CANADIAN PRESS CAMPBELLTON, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick have charged a man with criminal negligence causing death after two young brothers were asphyxiated…
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Miss India World Aditi Arya: Wanted my statement to be India’s

IANS Mumbai – Aditi Arya, the proud winner of this year’s Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Blogs

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Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

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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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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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‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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