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Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition.

New York police arrest man who injured Sikh father in alleged hate crime

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Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition.

Alleged hate crime in New York City leaves Sikh father critically injured

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Can Crocs Be Cool?

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From cane to walker to wheelchair: Renowned Vancouver filmmaker turns camera on his battle with MS (w/ gallery)

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New charges likely in Florida terror case after suspects accused of assaulting US marshals

New charges are likely for two Pakistani-born brothers charged with plotting to detonate bombs at New York City landmarks... (more...)

People walk on the Columbia University campus on July 1, 2013 in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images

Man accused of pulling beard of Sikh professor during NYC attack is charged with hate crime

People walk on the Columbia University campus on July 1, 2013 in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW... (more...)

Waris Ahluwalia (left) and Alexandra Weston hold a House of Waris scarf which showcases the craft of Batik in Udaipur, India on Nov. 15, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Sikh designer Waris Ahluwalia teams with Holts to bring unique Indian crafts to Canadian shoppers (w/video)

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File photo: New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton (L) and New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio shake hands with NYPD officers on February 27, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images

NY officer detained in India on weapons count; city officials cite forgotten bullets in pocket

File photo: New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton (L) and New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio shake hands... (more...)

This undated photo provided by Appy Couple shows how brides and grooms can give Appy Couple, the wedding app, a personal touch. The app manages RSVP’s, send e-mail invites and create an itinerary so people know the schedule of events. AP Photo/Appy Couple

From ring-shopping to the reception, a look at some phone and tablet apps for weddings

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(FILES)This April 17, 2002 file frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Suleiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network, claiming responsibility for the September 11 suicide attacks in the United States in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC.  AFP/Getty Images

Jury selection to begin for biggest al-Qaida figure to face trial in NYC since Sept. 11

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In this Dec. 18, 2013, file photo, Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks in New York. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

NYC ex-mayor’s foundation to give $10M to help prevent child drownings in Bangladesh

In this Dec. 18, 2013, file photo, Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks in New York. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW... (more...)

A photo of The Gap's new ad for the Make Love campaign in a New York City subway station. The original was vandalized with racist slurs. Submitted photo/Facebook.

The Gap replaces New York City subway ad defaced with racist slurs

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Upset over having two daughters and no son, man bobbitises himself

IANS Patna ‚Äď A man in Bihar has bobbitised himself, sniping off his penis with a sharp knife in a fit of rage after a…
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Indian athlete with six toes on each foot attempts to overcome deformity to medal at Asian Games

C. RAJSHEKHAR RAO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – Merely wearing shoes is painful for Swapna Barman. She was born with six toes on each…
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Kids attending Surrey farm school likely helping to feed some striking teachers (w/video)

GLENDA LUYMES VANCOUVER DESI Instead of pencils and books, kids took up carrots and cucumbers Thursday at ‚Äúfarm school.‚ÄĚ As the teachers‚Äô strike stretches on,…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December. ¬†Over the years, I have…
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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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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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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from¬†Malaysia has launched¬†a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out¬†prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24,¬†was born without a…
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LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has ‚Äúplaced members of the public at risk‚ÄĚ by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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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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