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Surrey police solving fewer violent crimes

Report obtained by the Now shows RCMP clearance rates are declining in the City of Parks Report shows Surrey police officers... (more...)

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A tour bus has crashed on the Coquihalla Highway near Merritt. There are many injuries and at least six passengers are in critical condition.Adam Hopewell /Courtesy Global B.C.

RCMP say speed not a factor in Coquihalla tour bus crash that injured nearly 60

A tour bus has crashed on the Coquihalla Highway near Merritt. There are many injuries and at least six passengers are in... (more...)

soccer desi

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...)

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...)

B.C. courts

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...)

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MINOR ATACKED

False confession leads police to arrest new suspect in sexual assault of 9-year-old Surrey girl

FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI A man who confessed to the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Surrey has been released and a 28-year-old man…
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Dilwali Fest

Diwali Fest kicks off with IndiGlam fashion-fusion show (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI It was a classic mother-daughter argument that propelled Surrey’s Raji Khaira into a career of fashion design. Khaira, 25, grew up…
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Vancouver Desi

Canada Place caught the eye of man who builds models in chalk (w/gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Jagdeep Singh Bihal moved to Vancouver from India two years ago and did some sightseeing around the city,  it was…
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SURREY-VANCOUVER-MUMBAI

Diwali organizer inspired by memories of Mumbai revelry

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver’s Rohit Chokhani can still recall his childhood in Mumbai when Indian streets would light up with fireworks and life would…
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Blogs

Acid Attack

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment? In the recent weeks it has been claimed a number of vigilantes , in the city of…
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Addiction

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: Understanding Gambling Addiction and Problem Gambling

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “To heal an addiction, you first need to recognize the destructive patterns of conditioned behavior that are dominating your life. When…
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Cineplex Free Movies October 18, 2014

Coupon Queen: Cineplex hosts free movies on Saturday, October 18

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI This Saturday, Cineplex Entertainment is inviting Canadian families to enjoy a morning of free movies at their local theatre to…
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Karvachauth Mehndi

Karva Chauth: To fast for a man or a celebration of womanhood?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Recently, I was having tea and snacks with a dear friend getting married next year.   She was a bit frazzled…
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Health Check

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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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Apple-Facebook-freeze

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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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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medical simulation

Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey doctor has been suspended for up to three months for improper conduct with a female patient. The College of…
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