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Surrey RCMP officer charged with off-duty concert assault

RCMP Logo. Jon Murray/The Province TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW A Surrey RCMP officer is scheduled to appear in Vancouver provincial... (more...)

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White Rock Mountie charged with dangerous driving remains on ‘Alexa’s Team’

Lynne McCutcheon holds photo of sister Marilyn Laursen, a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a fleeing Kyle Danyliuk... (more...)

Surrey

Foul play not suspected after human remains found in Surrey’s Green Timbers Urban Forest

Police have found human remains in Surrey’s Green Timbers Urban Forest. Google Maps AMY REID THE SURREY NOW GREEN TIMBERS... (more...)

An image from surveillance footage showing a man throwing muriatic acid at a woman at a Surrey vehicle dealership.Submitted photo/Surrey RCMP

Surrey RCMP seek suspect in disturbing acid-throwing attack on woman (w/ video)

An image from surveillance footage showing a man throwing muriatic acid at a woman at a Surrey vehicle dealership.Submitted... (more...)

Maple Batalia fashion photos taken June 14, 2009. The SFU student and aspiring model was shot and killed just steps away from the Surrey campus in the Central City Shopping Centre parkade after a late-night study session on Sept. 28, 2011.

Trial ordered for two men accused in Maple Batalia slaying

Maple Batalia fashion photos taken June 14, 2009. The SFU student and aspiring model was shot and killed just steps away... (more...)

Members of the Canadian Border Services Agency gather at the Canadian border crossing in Surrey, B.C., on Oct. 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘Marriage of convenience’ charges a first for Alberta

Members of the Canadian Border Services Agency gather at the Canadian border crossing in Surrey, B.C., on Oct. 16, 2012.... (more...)

City of Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts alongside city councillors addresses the media  to comment on the recommendations of the Mayor's Task Force on crime, in Surrey. Nick Procaylo/PNG

Surrey Mayor unveils plan for crackdown on crime

City of Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts alongside city councillors addresses the media to comment on the recommendations of the... (more...)

Brandon John Watterworth, 23, of Surrey has been charged with robbery and breaching his bail conditions in connection with an incident in which a bus driver was assaulted at the Surrey City Central bus loop. Arlen Redekop/PNG

Man accused of attacking Surrey bus driver was on bail for allegedly assaulting cop

Brandon John Watterworth, 23, of Surrey has been charged with robbery and breaching his bail conditions in connection with... (more...)

crime BC

Surrey mom: ‘Does my 15-year-old have to get raped before the police do anything?’

SAM COOPER VANCOUVER DESI He calls himself Freedom, and he tells underage girls he’s in the music business. He’s got... (more...)

Child pornography

Vancouver Island RCMP officer facing child pornography charges

KATIE DEROSA TIMES COLONIST An RCMP officer on Vancouver Island has been discharged from the force amid child pornography... (more...)

Harpal Dhaliwal is wanted on outstanding warrants for criminal negligence causing bodily harm, carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless use of a firearm, possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition in connection to the shooting from Jan. 7.

Suspect in Surrey convenience store shooting identified by police

Harpal Dhaliwal is wanted on outstanding warrants for criminal negligence causing bodily harm, carrying a concealed weapon,... (more...)

Cactus Club Metrotown

Man injured in targeted shooting at Burnaby’s Cactus Club restaurant (updated)

STEPHANIE IP, DAN FUMANO And CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER DESI RCMP have shut down Kingsway following a shooting at the crowded... (more...)

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NRI diaspora

Bride dumps addict NRI groom on wedding day

VANCOUVER DESI In Jalandhar, a  city dominated by NRIs, a woman dumped her newly wedded NRI husband after becoming suspicious that he was a drug…
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Justin Bieber

Narendra Modi gets more ‘NO’ votes than Justin Bieber in TIME poll

IANS New Delhi – BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had many more “NO” votes than Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and polled far fewer…
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Religion

British tourist to be deported from Sri Lanka for sporting a Buddha tattoo

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm,…
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India-Australia

Indian student granted asylum in Australia because he’s gay

IANS Sydney – A gay Indian student, who fled his country to escape his oppressive family and an arranged marriage, has been granted refugee status…
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Blogs

Rolling Dreams: Watched a Book, Read a film

RASIKA POTE VANCOUVERDESI Didn’t get the title of my post? Let’s make it simple for you. I recently watched ‘2 States’ the film directed by…
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Fitness Facts: Power of Zinc

What’s causing you TO sniffle – allergies, a cold or maybe  depression – did you know there’s one supplement that can help with ALL three…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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India Elections

Bollywood

Gallery: Bollywood stars keep their date with the ballot box

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood stars Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and hubby Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor were among a…
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Narendra Modi

110 million vote in India, BJP says it’s ‘Modi tsunami’ (w/gallery)

IANS New Delhi – Nearly 110 million people peacefully voted Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies in 12 states in a staggered election that will…
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Justin Bieber

Narendra Modi gets more ‘NO’ votes than Justin Bieber in TIME poll

IANS New Delhi – BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had many more “NO” votes than Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and polled far fewer…
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Arvind Kejriwal

Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal, Arundhati Roy among Time’s 100 most influential people

ARUN KUMAR IANS Washington – Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal have made it to Time…
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Bollywood film actor Vivek Oberoi, who voices the villain in Hindi, poses with an actor dressed in an original Spiderman costume from Hollywood during the footage screening, trailer and music video launch and press conference for the film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' in Mumbai on April 18, 2014. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Vivek Oberoi supports Narendra Modi, calls him karma yogi

IANS Mumbai  – Actor Vivek Oberoi has come out in support of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and says he is…
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Indian Lovers Party

Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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