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Six women gang-raped at gunpoint in Bihar

Six women in India were gang raped by three men at gun-point. IANS Patna – Six women have been allegedly gang-raped... (more...)

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New study suggests building toilets alone won’t solve Indian sanitation woes

An Indian community has pledged not to get their girls married in homes that don’t have toilets. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty... (more...)

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One kidnapper, five rapists executed in Afghanistan

Nooses hang at Pul-e-Charkhi prison, on the outskirts of Kabul on October 8, 2014. Five Afghan men were hanged on October... (more...)

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape protest in Hyderabad.    A screaming woman locked in a van sparks scant reaction from passersby in a social experiment in New Delhi, June 13, 2014 as India once again faces up to a series of gruesome rapes and murders.  Experts and activists said the video posted on YouTube pointed to a general apathy in India about violence against women despite outrage in some quarters over the gang-rape and lynching of two girls in the country's north. NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

Woman raped by Delhi landlord for years finally rescued

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape... (more...)

B.C. courts

Not recognizing marital rape in India as an offence is hypocrisy in law, judge says

“Non-recognition of marital rape in our nation set upon the bedrock of equality is gross double standard and hypocrisy... (more...)

Marriage

Indian community pledges not to get their daughters married in homes without toilets

An Indian community has pledged not to get their girls married in homes that don’t have toilets. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty... (more...)

India-rape

India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI A police station in Ahmedabad has installed an automated machine to register peoples complaints... (more...)

In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape protest in Hyderabad. NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

Minor rape victim asked to slap the accused five times and settle matter

In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape... (more...)

Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News

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

Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses... (more...)

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Indian minister refers to Dec. 16 fatal gang rape as “small incident” that hurt tourism

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Six Indian brides leave in-laws’ homes over lack of toilets

Six Indian brides left their marital homes over lack of toilets rather than walk to the fields everyday to relieve themselves.... (more...)

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GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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‘Big Ears Teddy’ Twitter account posted Jian Ghomeshi abuse allegations six months ago

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CIVIC ELECTIONS

Battleground Surrey: Which mayoral candidate can stop the carnage?

CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI The streets leading to the Newton Arena are littered with debris from the previous night’s storm. Overflow from the downpour swiftly…
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Zehaf-bibeau was a Terrorist! Period!!

Ujjal Dosanjh The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have shocked Canadians….
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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Wedding Canopy Toran

Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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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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