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Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in April

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Vancouver in April. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images VANCOUVER DESI Indian... (more...)

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Editorial: Veiled and Canadian, too

Zunera Ishaq, who wants to be allowed to wear her Niqab during the Canadian citizenship ceremony, poses near home home in... (more...)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about a newly tabled anti-terrorism legislation that would give Canada's spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist's travel plans, disrupt bank transactions and covertly interfere with radical websites. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Tackling politics, terror and terminology

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about... (more...)

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Former journalist Harpreet Singh named Conservative candidate for Surrey Newton

Journalist Harpreet Singh has been named the Conservative candidate for the new riding of Surrey Newton. Submitted photo. VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Liberals hope to escape past, chart new future with military candidates

Five Liberal candidates who are veterans, include, from left: Harjit Sajjan, Mark Miller, Karen McCrimmon, Andrew Leslie... (more...)

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Canada launches new ‘Express Entry’ immigration system

Employment Minister Jason Kenney, left, and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander are seen in a reflection at a news conference... (more...)

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Cost of becoming Canadian has gone up from $300 to $530 for 2015

A passenger holds his Canadian passport before boarding a flight in Ottawa, Ont. on Jan 23, 2007. (Tom Hanson / THE CANADIAN... (more...)

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Ottawa quietly apologized to India after Canadian forces appeared at Surrey event that ‘glorified terrorists’

Temple president, Gian Singh Gill (middle) presents sword and plaque to Honorary Col Steve Millen at a A Sikh Remembrance... (more...)

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Harper announces $150M in aid for moms and kids during Senegal visit

Prime Minister Stephen Harper answers questions following the Francophonie Summit in Dakar, Senegal on Sunday, November 30,... (more...)

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Terror on your doorstep: A third of B.C.ers believe radicals are living on their block

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, who killed a soldier at the National War Memorial on Oct. 22, was known on the job for ‘getting... (more...)

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Stephen Harper: Attack by ‘terrorist’ on Parliament Hill won’t weaken Canada’s resolve

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, shown in this screen grab from an online video from the PMO, making a statement on the attacks... (more...)

Yemeni child brides, eight year-old Nojud Ali (L) and nine year-old Arwa (R), pose for a picture as they celebrate their divorces, granted them by a Yemeni court, with a party in the capital Saana on July 30, 2008. KHALED FAZAA/AFP/Getty Images

Harper government provides $20 million to UNICEF to help end forced marriages

Yemeni child brides, eight year-old Nojud Ali (L) and nine year-old Arwa (R), pose for a picture as they celebrate their... (more...)

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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

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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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‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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