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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...)

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Ethnic stereotyping? Chinese driver signs given a red light in Richmond

PHILIP RAPHAEL RICHMOND NEWS RICHMOND, B.C. — A lookalike driver designation sticker being sold in Richmond, denoting... (more...)

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Richmond RCMP warn public following rise in ‘sextortion’ cases

Richmond RCMP encourage anyone who suspects they may have been a victim of “sextortion” to come forward and contact police.... (more...)

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Punjab minister caught in controversy linked to Canadian synthetic drug dealers

Punjab cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia. HT Photo HINDUSTAN TIMES Links of Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia... (more...)

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Richmond man loses appeal of 18-year sentence for his role in cocaine smuggling scheme (with video)

Shminder Singh Johal outside New Westminster court in 2012. He has lost an appeal of his 18-year sentence for importation... (more...)

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Photos: Metro Vancouver community members raise their hands against racism

Hands Against Racism ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture... (more...)

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Facebook hero calls out alleged SkyTrain pervert, urges victim of unwanted touching to press charges

A woman who saw an alleged sexual assault aboard SkyTrain snapped this photo of the suspect, then reported it to Transit... (more...)

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Spice Radio calling on Metro Vancouver to Raise Your Hands Against Racism Saturday

The City of Surrey is ready to welcome community members on Saturday so they can raise their hands against racism. Submitted... (more...)

FILE PHOTO: The findings, reported last week by Ian Young of the South China Morning Post, may indicate the expected social and economic benefits of the investor-class program have not shown dividends. Furthermore, the rate of investor immigrants reporting any income whatsoever is far below the Canadian average. RICHARD LAM/PNG

Refugee immigrants reporting higher incomes to CRA than investor immigrants

Data draws evidence to lack of social and economic integration by investor immigrants FILE PHOTO: The findings, reported... (more...)

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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

Harprit Brar raises her hand against racism. VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands... (more...)

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Coupon Queen: BC Family Day 2015 Funtivities

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI Monday is BC’s third annual Family Day. It’s a relatively new holiday, but a welcome... (more...)

Mayor Gregor Robertson has proclaimed March 7 as Raise Your Hands Against Racism Day in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

It’s official in Vancouver: Mayor Gregor Robertson declares Raise Your Hands Against Racism Day on March 7

  Mayor Gregor Robertson has proclaimed March 7 as Raise Your Hands Against Racism Day in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS When I go looking for ways to use garden greens, I often turn to Indian cuisine. Saag paneer is creamed spinach…
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Sikh community celebrates a harvest of goodness in B.C

JAGDEESH MANN VANCOUVER DESI For Vancouver publisher, Harbinder Singh Sewak, the dream was four years in the making. This week, as millions of Sikhs around…
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Photos: Modi-mania hits Canada

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Mininster Narendra Modi’s visit to Canada. RELATED STORIES: “Rock-star” Modi to get Bollywood-style welcome at Surrey Hindu…
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11 of 19 Surrey/Delta shootings between South Asian, Somalian groups

Even the wounded won’t help cops investigate drug dealers’ war KIM BOLAN POSTMEDIA NEWS METRO VANCOUVER — Two groups of young drug dealers who have…
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Taste India: Gujarati masala khichdi is a delight for the senses

ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI When I say khichdi, you must be thinking of the simple sick man’s food. But no, that’s not what I’m talking…
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Learn to make Indian foods at home

Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla LAURA BREHAUT CANADA.COM Spices, and the way you use them,…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: An Introduction to Ayurveda

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Ayurveda, a Sanskrit term meaning “science of life,” is a 5,000-year-old healing system founded in India. From the Ayurvedic perspective, we,…
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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS When I go looking for ways to use garden greens, I often turn to Indian cuisine. Saag paneer is creamed spinach…
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Morbidly obese B.C. woman denied reimbursement after weight-loss surgery complications in California

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who spent $85,000 in California for treatment of complications arising from surgery for morbid obesity has been denied…
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Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

IANS London – Close male relatives of men convicted of sexual offences are more likely to commit the same types of crimes, Swedish scientists have…
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Homeopathy drugs for AIDS from snake venom, HIV Virus

IANS New Delhi – Scientific research into possible medicines for the dreaded AIDS disease from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself and even snake venom…
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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

IANS Washington – In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time…
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Daddy Quota: Canada has found a way to get dads to do more housework

BRIGID SCHULTE THE WASHINGTON POST We’ve long known the importance of giving women the chance to spend some few weeks — or months — away…
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Courage To Come Back: Andy Bhatti makes it his life’s work to help young victims of sex abuse

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI This is the first of six profiles on recipients of the 2015 Courage To Come Back Awards, presented by Coast Mental…
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When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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