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Sikh wedding shooting trial postponed for a year due to “matters that arose”

Managing Director of Radio India Maninder Gill after recieving the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal. Handout Photo LARISSA... (more...)

Now, Uttar Pradesh sets up NRI department

Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) — The Uttar Pradesh government Friday announced a new department has been set up for NRIs,... (more...)

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Witness testifies Radio India executive was “walking with the gun at his side”

Radio India’s Maninder Gill (R) walks out of the court in New Westminster where he is being tried for aggravated assault... (more...)

Issue infrastructure bonds for NRIs: Indian American forum

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) — The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), a forum of the Indian American community... (more...)

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‘Her family was everything to her’: PoCo man charged in wife’s death after turning himself in

Andra Ghiorghita is shown in a Facebook photo CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER DESI A Port Coquitlam man has been charged with second-degree... (more...)

Sushma exhorts NRIs to assist in India’s progress

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) — External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Thursday called upon NRIs to work for the reconstruction... (more...)

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Radio India executive pleads not guilty to charges in connection with shooting at 2010 Surrey wedding

Radio India’s Maninder Gill (R) walks out of the court in New Westminster where he is being tried for aggravated assault... (more...)

Punjab NRI panel orders property be handed back to NRI

Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) — Punjab’s Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Commission has ordered district authorities in... (more...)

Ganga conservation in Jaitley’s list of priorities

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) — Cleaning Ganga, linking of rivers and beautification of river banks were on top of the... (more...)

Every house to get sanitation by 2019

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) — The government will ensure sanitation in every house in the country by 2019 under the Swatchh... (more...)

Ganga development gets Rs.2,037 crore

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) — Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday announced an integrated Ganga development project... (more...)

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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Private tutor who mercilessly beat child finally arrested in Kolkata

IANS Kolkata  – Private tutor Pooja Singh, who was caught on video brutally thrashing a three-and-a-half-year-old child in Kolkata, was finally arrested Friday, police said….
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Blogs

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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

IANS Glasgow – Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show with two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat bagging three gold…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Health Check

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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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