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Canada-based NRI threatens to kill Hazare

Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) — Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare has received a death threat from a Canada-based Indian... (more...)

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Focus in 2014-15 was on financial sector reforms: Economic Survey

Chennai, Feb 27 (IANS) — Promulgation of the insurance ordinance, allowing banks to dilute government holdings up to... (more...)

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Podcast: UBC president Arvind Gupta on his university’s second century

Dr. Arvind Gupta is named the 13th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC in Vancouver, BC, March 12, 2014. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

NRI detained at Amritsar airport with 25 bullets

Amritsar, Feb 25 (IANS) — A US citizen of Indian origin was detained Wednesday at the Amritsar International Airport... (more...)

HSBC being probed by Indian tax department

London, Feb 23 (IANS) — HSBC bank is being probed by tax administration, regulatory and law enforcement authorities... (more...)

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Surrey coun. Tom Gill stays ‘mum’ on lawsuit cost to Surrey taxpayers

Councillor being sued laughs when asked how much taxpayers are on the hook for, saying he’s ‘not a fortune teller’ File... (more...)

Modi ‘name-striped suit’ steals the show at Gujarat auction

Surat (Gujarat), Feb 18 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s famous ‘name-striped’ jacket stole... (more...)

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Having taxpayers foot Surrey councillor’s legal bills in defamation case ‘a mess’, says former mayor

File photo: longtime Surrey politician and former mayor Bob Bose is pictured here near his south Surrey home on Monday, November... (more...)

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Sunny Leone given the ‘role of a lifetime’ in upcoming film Ek Paheli Leela

Sunny Leone with husband Daniel Weber during the 60th Britannia Filmfare awards in Mumbai, on January 31, 2015. (Photo: IANS) IANS Mumbai... (more...)

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No surprise here: Sunny Leone’s latest film trailer takes YouTube by storm

IFRAME Embed for Youtube HINDUSTAN TIMES As if you needed to be told that Sunny Leone’s latest project blew up not... (more...)

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Surrey taxpayers on hook for councillor’s legal bill in civil suit

Surrey Councillor Tom Gill is being sued for defamation over comments he made in 2010. City officials agreed to pick up Gill’s... (more...)

Police to quiz Indigo crew over girl’s molestation

Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 (IANS) — Odisha Police will quiz crew members of an Indigo flight aboard which an 32-year-old woman... (more...)

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‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

THE CANADIAN PRESS BEAUSEJOUR, Man. — Owners of a convenience store in Manitoba who were beaten by a customer are seeing an outpouring of support….
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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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#SheTalksYVR: Learning self-acceptance beats quest for perfection (with video)

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI Harpreet Pandher’s quest for perfection showed her there’s much, much more to life. Entering and winning fitness competitions meant eliminating supposed…
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Create a brand-new baby name for $31,000

LAUREN LA ROSE THE CANADIAN PRESS Celebrities may have cornered the market on unconventional baby names like Blue Ivy and North West, but a Swiss…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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Alberta deaths

Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide taken off ventilator, improving: family friend

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — A child in hospital after being exposed to a pesticide his parents used to kill bedbugs has been taken off…
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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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