‘Indian-origin woman killing in Sydney too well-planned’

Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) — The case of an Indian woman’s killing by her jilted NRI husband is being heard in Australia... (more...)

More punjab

Punjab Congress chief seeks CBI probe into drugs racket

Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) — Punjab Congress president Pratap Singh Bajwa Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi... (more...)

Police recover 21 kg of heroin in Punjab

Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) — The counter-intelligence wing of the Punjab Police has recovered 21 kg of heroin in Bathinda... (more...)

Plea in HC against non-functioning generic drug stores

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court Wednesday alleging that most of Jan Aushadhi Stores... (more...)

Text of Modi’s speech at Saarc summit

Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) — The following is the full text of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at... (more...)

Arrest warrants issued against six PAT leaders

Lahore, Nov 26 (IANS) — An anti-terrorism court (ATC) issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Pakistan Awami Tehreek... (more...)

Saarc must act to reap fruits of economic integration: Modi

Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday called for a better economic within integration Saarc,... (more...)

SC frowns at states’ lack of sensitivity on tracing missing kids

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed concern over missing children as it rapped the state... (more...)

SC sets up panel to verify figures on child sex ratio

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Expressing its misgivings about the authenticity of the figures of the child sex ratio given... (more...)

NHRC notice to Punjab over five infants’ death

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — The NHRC has issued notice to Punjab over the deaths of five babies in a Ludhiana hospital... (more...)

Haryana reduces retirement age for staff

Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) — Reversing the decision of the previous Congress-led Bhupinder Singh Hooda government, the... (more...)

Rampal’s police remand extended

Hisar (Haryana), Nov 25 (IANS) — A court in Haryana’s Hisar town Tuesday extended the police remand of controversial... (more...)

 More »

Don't Miss...

suffer in silence

Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
Continue Reading »


Pakistani cricketer labeled terrorist for carrying bat on public transport, deported from Belgium

VANCOUVER DESI A young Pakistani cricketer and his family have been forced out of Belgium after he was labeled a terrorist for carrying his cricket…
Continue Reading »

wild pets

Two “snake catchers” arrested in India for illegally keeping venomous pets

VANCOUVER DESI Two men in Southern India who are known as local “snake catchers” have been arrested and thrown in jail for illegally keeping venomous…
Continue Reading »

Vancouver Desi crime

Vancouver pimp who ran teen prostitution ring won’t be sentenced until next September

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The sentencing of convicted human trafficker and pimp Reza Moazami has been delayed nearly 10 months. In September, following a year-long…
Continue Reading »


suffer in silence

Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
Continue Reading »


Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
Continue Reading »


Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
Continue Reading »


Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
Continue Reading »


Today Thursday Friday
It is forcast to be Rain at 10:00 PM PST on November 26, 2014
It is forcast to be Rain at 10:00 PM PST on November 27, 2014
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 10:00 PM PST on November 28, 2014
Mostly Cloudy

Health Check

Bollywood sex

Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
Continue Reading »


Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
Continue Reading »

incubator malfunction

Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
Continue Reading »


Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
Continue Reading »


Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
Continue Reading »

God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
Continue Reading »

India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
Continue Reading »


Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
Continue Reading »

Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
Continue Reading »

population control

India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
Continue Reading »