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Richmond-based Nations Cup lets soccer players represent their communities

Team India player (Orange) defending against an Italian player in 2013 Richmond-based Nations Cup. Submitted photo/Omar Branine. LARISSA... (more...)

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RCMP cordon off the Riverside Banquet Hall in Richmond January 17, 2013 after four people were shot. Jenelle Schneider/PNG

Accused in 2013 Richmond banquet hall shooting found not criminally responsible

RCMP cordon off the Riverside Banquet Hall in Richmond January 17, 2013 after four people were shot. Jenelle Schneider/PNG JENNIFER... (more...)

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Richmond woman gets life in prison for killing her ailing husband

The 63-year-old woman will not be eligible for parole for 11 years. Thinkstock KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A Richmond woman... (more...)

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Gang deaths in B.C. way down as 2014 shaping up to be most peaceful year in recent memory

Police Tape. TROY FLEECE / Postmedia News IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI As the Surrey Six murder trial winds up, B.C. is headed... (more...)

Surrey plans to start up its own night market similar to Richmond (pictured here). Ian Lindsay/ PNG

Surrey set to launch night market in Cloverdale

Surrey plans to start up its own night market similar to Richmond (pictured here). Ian Lindsay/ PNG ELAINE O’CONNOR VANCOUVER... (more...)

Richmond's India Culture Centre on No. 5 Road is pictured here in this May 2013 photo. RCMP have arrested two men after a rash of break ins at the Sikh gurdwara. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG

Richmond Mounties arrest two men in car break-ins at Sikh cultural centre

Richmond’s India Culture Centre on No. 5 Road is pictured here in this May 2013 photo. RCMP have arrested two men after... (more...)

Parminder Jassal with wife Paramjit and daughter Emin holding a photograph of her brother, Kevin, who used to look after her, in Richmond on August 21, 2013. Mark van Manen/PNG

Each day a ‘nightmare’ in year since Richmond boy mysteriously died in India

A copy photograph of Kevin Jassal who died in India March 2013. Mark van Manen/PNG LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI In the year... (more...)

A Canadian kabaddi player (C) attempts to tag his Danish opponent during the 4th World Cup Kabaddi Punjab 2013 tournament at a stadium in Chohla Sahib (Tarn Taran), about 55 kms from Amritsar on December 2, 2013. NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images

Punjab sport of kabaddi tainted with more crime as authorities investigate money laundering

A Canadian kabaddi player (C) attempts to tag his Danish opponent during the 4th World Cup Kabaddi Punjab 2013 tournament... (more...)

An Indian camel trader smokes a "bidi," a thin rolled cigarette filled with tobacco flake and wrapped in tendu or temburni leaf, at the annual Nagaur Cattle Fair in Nagaur, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh

FDA tells company to stop sale of hand-rolled cigarettes after review; 1st time under 2009 law

The popular bidi cigarettes originate in India. Illustrates BIDIS (category a), by Kate Folmar 1999, Los Angeles Times. Moved... (more...)

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Richmond man wanted in California for alleged sex offences arrested at U.S. border

Richmond man wanted in California sexual harassment case. Les Bazso/The Province JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A Richmond... (more...)

WorkSafe B.C. is investigating the death of a worker at the Columbia Cranberry Co Ltd cranberry farm in Richmond. Gerry Kahrmann  /  PNG

Death of worker in Richmond cranberry bog leads to safety blitz

WorkSafe B.C. is investigating the death of a worker at the Columbia Cranberry Co Ltd cranberry farm in Richmond. Gerry Kahrmann... (more...)

6 year old Gurcharan drops off toys

Ghirra Toy Drive gets big boost to reach thousands of children (w/gallery)

6 year old Gurcharan drops off toys at Ghira Toy Drive. Submitted photo LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Thousands of children... (more...)

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child abuse

Indian kidnappers agree to handover boy to parents on condition of swapping him for his sister

CEN AGENCY In a bizarre demand, parents of an Indian boy who has been kidnapped, were told that they could have youngster back if they…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Indian minister criticizes ‘no-headgear’ rule after Sikh basketball players told to remove turbans during Asia Cup

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s sports minister has criticized the ‘no-headgear’ rule of basketball’s world body FIBA after two Sikh players on the…
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Greece

Tipsy British tourist asked to leave church after mistaking it for a disco

CEN AGENCY A tipsy British tourist had to be asked to leave a church in Crete where he started dancing after local kids told him…
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Blogs

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Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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Left to right: Staff Sergeant Major John Buis, Trustee Harman Pandher, MLA Raj Chouhan, MP Peter Julian, Rajinder Pandher (my dad), Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley

A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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In this Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, photojournalists, with black bands around their mouth, participate in a protest against the gang rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai, in Gauhati, India. AP Photo/Anupam Nath

It’s time for India to step-up

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Life of a woman… A daughter, a wife, a mother and a widow. Each stage is directly entwined to a male,…
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Commonwealth Games

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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Desi beauty

Gallery: Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

VANCOUVER DESI Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014. Take a look at photos from the opening ceremony….
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India

Common Wealth Games 2014: Sanjita wins gold, Mirabai silver for India

IANS Glasgow – It was double delight for India as Manipuri girls Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom won the gold and silver, respectively, in…
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Health Check

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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Prescription pill bottle containing oxycodone is pictured in a June 20, 2012 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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courtroom drama

Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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courtroom drama

A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Adam Berry/Getty Images

Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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