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labour laws violation

U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

Electronics for Imaging penalized under U.S. labour laws for mistreatment of Indian employees. EFI/Vancouver Desi MICHAEL... (more...)

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UP CM to attend Pravasi Bharatiya conclave

Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) — Led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh will participate in the Pravasi Bharatiya... (more...)

Country’s richest woman loses in Haryana polls

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) — Savitri Jindal, the richest woman in the country, lost from the Hisar assembly seat, officials... (more...)

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Jurors sentence man from India to death for the slayings of baby and her grandmother

Raghunandan Yandamuri is escorted to a Montgomery County district court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012,... (more...)

Haryana all set for Wednesday’s assembly polls (Second Lead, correcting para four)

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) — With multi-cornered contests on most seats, Haryana goes to polls Wednesday with over 1.63... (more...)

Haryana all set for Wednesday’s assembly polls

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) — With multi-cornered contests on most seats, Haryana goes to polls Wednesday with over 1.63... (more...)

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After Pistorius trial, South Africa hosts another courtroom drama in honeymoon slaying case

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Australian couple left baby born in India to surrogate because of its gender

An Australian couple left a baby born in India to surrogate because of its gender, officials told court. Mark van Manen/Vancouver... (more...)

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Trial of British trader in honeymoon slaying begins

This undated file photo issued on Monday Oct. 6, 2014 by the Bristol Evening Post shows Shrien Dewani and Anni Dewani. (AP... (more...)

Country’s richest woman campaigns like a commoner

By Jaideep Sarin Hisar (Haryana), Oct 4 (IANS) — She lords over a multi-billion rupee industrial empire. She is the... (more...)

Portugal’s PM candidate has a Goan link

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 3 (IANS) — Socialist Antonio Costa, the top contender in Portugal’s prime... (more...)

B.C. courts

Woman cleared of trying to kill mom in ‘Breaking Bad’ style murder plan

Kuntal Patel was acquitted of attempted murder for slipping a ricin-like toxin into her mother Meena’s cola after she... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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labour laws violation

U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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DESI-SOCCER

Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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Raita Biscuits

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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We Must Criminalise Glorification/Encouragement of Terrorism By Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Health Check

WHO-health

Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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