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B.C. courts

NRI who did not have sex with his wife for 8 years drags her to court for adultery, having an illegitimate child

An Indian man has dragged his wife to court for adultery. Thinkstock IANS Dubai – An Indian man has filed a case in... (more...)

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As UP battles power crisis-drought, Akhilesh flies off to Netherlands

Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) — Amid an unprecedented power crisis and a drought in the state, a high-level delegation led... (more...)

SURREY NIGHT MARKET

Will you be at the Surrey Night Market’s fashion show this weekend?

Satbir Cheema is one of five Surrey organizers behind the new Surrey Night Market. Handout/Vancouver Desi CHRISTOPHER POON SURREY... (more...)

Sikh-Ontario

Turbaned Sikhs will not be allowed to ride motorbike without a helmet in Ontario

Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne says turban-wearing Sikhs will not be allowed to ride motorbikes without helments. File:... (more...)

The man who would have made India the most powerful country (August 20 is Rajiv Gandhi’s 70th birth anniversary) (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Firoz Bakht Ahmed On the fateful day, May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur, Rusy Karanjia, chief editor of the Blitz tabloid,... (more...)

Desi man groping women in Surrey

Transit police searching for Asian man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Surrey bus

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Three Goan workers refuse to leave Libya

Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) — Even as Indian expats have been brought out of strife-torn Libya, three people from Goa have... (more...)

Bring back workers stranded in Libya, says Andhra

Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) — Andhra Pradesh has urged the central government to take necessary steps to bring back Telugu... (more...)

Don’t go to Iraq, Goa panel tells job seekers

Panaji, July 30 (IANS) — Goa’s Commission for Non Resident Indian (NRI) Affairs Wednesday advised Goan youngsters... (more...)

United States-NRI

Indian retirement community finds a blend of East and West at niche developments for seniors in the U.S. (w/gallery)

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New Westminster shooting Sikh Wedding

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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education

Gallery: Ten schools you need to see to believe

ASHLEY CSANADY CANADA.COM It‚Äôs back to school for kids across Canada on Tuesday ‚ÄĒ well, except in B.C., but they can still drool over these…
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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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jail sex

B.C. Supreme Court to decide if Kamloops Mountie watching women have sex in jail is a crime

THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. ‚ÄĒ A judge wants to hear arguments from lawyers about the legality of the charge against an RCMP corporal accused…
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Rice Bucket India poverty

India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own ‚Äúdesi‚ÄĚ version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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Blogs

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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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Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News

How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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Dholi

Wedding Wonderland: The art of being a good host

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Hosting any party is a chore and a half but it’s a whole new ball game when it’s a wedding that…
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Chicken Soup for the Seoul: How our Korean vacation moved us (in more ways than one)

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “The most important thing in life is sincerity.” At least that’s what our Korean tour guide, SP, informed us via his…
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Health Check

dead man walking

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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File photo: A nurse loads a syringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

South Surrey clinic places public ‚Äėat risk,‚Äô says document filed in Supreme Court

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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Rice Bucket India poverty

India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own ‚Äúdesi‚ÄĚ version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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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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Obesity guru

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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Stone-health-Kaleem

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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India-surgery

Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigeria-health-UAE

Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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dna-altitude

8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Health-Ebola

Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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