Desi cop-Newton

Sgt. Parm Prihar is the new commander for Surrey RCMP’s Newton District Office

Prihar aims to make Newton ‘an even better place to live, work and play’ Surrey RCMP has named Sgt. Parm Prihar the new... (more...)

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Federal government approves 100 new RCMP officers to quell drug war in Surrey

More police resources are on the way to deal with Surrey’s gang problem. PNG TAMSYN BURGMANN THE CANADIAN PRESS SURREY,... (more...)


Surrey Mounties seize large quantities of guns, drugs in raid

Police said they seized 280 grams of methamphetamine, 210 grams of heroin, a loaded handgun, two replica guns, an extendable... (more...)


Combined Forces crackdown taking a toll in Surrey drug turf war

Police in Surrey and Delta have investigated 30 shootings since early March, many of them linked to a fued between two street-level... (more...)


Police pull ‘badly burned’ bodies from home linked to horrifying Janzen family Facebook confession

THE CANADIAN PRESS SURREY, B.C. — Homicide investigators who pulled three “badly burned” bodies from a charred home... (more...)


B.C. dad’s chilling Facebook confession that came before last night’s fatal house explosion in Chilliwack

Chilliwack police incident ◄... (more...)


Three injured in Surrey after shots fired during disturbance at house

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS METRO VANCOUVER – Three young people are in hospital in Surrey following an early morning... (more...)


Another shooting in Surrey; car immobilized, driver on the run (with interactive map and timeline)

Police in Surrey have responded to more than two dozen shooting incidents since March. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG THE CANADIAN... (more...)


Surrey police investigating after shots fired, cars driven erratically, man arrives at hospital with stab wounds

Surrey RCMP are investigating the connection between reports of shots fired, erratic driving and a man who arrived at hospital... (more...)

desi man charged with arson

Son-in-law charged with woman’s death in Richmond fire

Richmond firefighters attend a fire last Monday which claimed the life of Elaine Leznoff. The woman’s son-in-law, Surjit... (more...)

desi culture

Surrey Vaisakhi Parade all about giving regardless of faith

Moninder Singh has been at every single Vaisakhi Parade in Surrey. GORD GOBLE/SURREY NOW GORD GOBLE AND AMY REID SURREY NOW NEWTON... (more...)


Sikh community celebrates a harvest of goodness in B.C

Thousands of spectators take in the annual Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Jenelle Schneider/PNG JAGDEESH... (more...)

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Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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Aga Khan

PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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India’s tallest man spends his days in a cage-like structure posing for photos at an amusement park

VANCOUVER DESI Life is not easy for India’s tallest man Dharmendra Singh, who stands at 8-ft 1-inch, his height being the biggest barrier for his career and…
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indian summer

It’s so hot in India right now the roads are literally melting

At least 1,100 dead in month-long heatwave THE ASSOCIATED PRESS & NATIONAL POST STAFF It’s so hot in India right now that the streets are…
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End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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football-100year journey

B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

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Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

IANS Washington – Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger. When…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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