taliban

Malala Yousafzai shooting ad cartoon

Pakistan army arrests 10 militants suspected in attack on teen activist Malala Yousafzai (w/video)

( function() { pnShowVideo( '0_9q0tgh2n', '', '', '', '620', '400', 'kaltura' ); } )(); MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD,... (more...)

More taliban

paintball

Photos: In country long awash with weapons of war, paintball takes hold in Afghanistan with splat

◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of... (more...)

Supporters of Pakistan's cricket celebrity-turned-politician Imran Khan rally against government in Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary

Pakistan’s prime minister denies asking army to mediate with demonstrators outside parliament

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waves on his arrival at New Delhi airport on May 26, 2014. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz... (more...)

Taliban-terrorism

Another radical group splits from Pakistani Taliban amid military offensive against militants

File: Pakistani men, who were displaced with their families from Pakistan’s tribal areas due to fighting between the... (more...)

Malala Yousafzai shooting ad cartoon

Malala Yousafzai urges young people to start working now to change world

Malala Yousafzai. AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the... (more...)

AP photographer killed in Afghanistan

Afghani police officer gets death penalty for shooting, killing AP photographer

In this April 7, 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses in Rome. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong,... (more...)

Pakistan-teen-shot-Taliban

Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai’s advice for her peers: Be grateful for your education

( function() { pnShowVideo( '0_1s5t810h', '', '', '', '620', '400', 'kaltura' ); } )(); Malala Yousafzai shares stories... (more...)

Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot by the Taliban because she advocated education for girls, has been named the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal recipient and is scheduled to receive the award at a ceremony on Oct. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. AP Photo/Jessica Rinaldi, File

Pakistani girl who was shot by Taliban for advocating female education wins Liberty Medal

Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot by the Taliban because she advocated education for girls, has been named the National... (more...)

TERRORISM

Thirteen years into war on terror, Islamic militants as bold as ever across region

An Afghan policeman keeps watch in Paghman district of Kabul province. SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images LEE KEATH THE ASSOCIATED... (more...)

Taliban-Karachi

Pakistan forces repel attack near Karachi airport, days after Taliban siege at busiest airfield

Pakistan rangers take part in a search operation after the firing incident near Karachi airport in Karachi on June 10, 2014.... (more...)

530546646_216381182.jpg

Airport attack poses stark challenge for Pakistan’s government as militants vow more violence (w/ gallery)

◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of... (more...)

Smoke rises above the Jinnah International Airport where security forces battled militants Monday, June 9, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan. AP Photo/Shakil Adil

Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for attack on Karachi airport that killed 18

Smoke rises above the Jinnah International Airport where security forces battled militants Monday, June 9, 2014, in Karachi,... (more...)

 More »

Don't Miss...

swimming

Bull makes a splash, interrupts state level swimming competition in India

VANCOUVER DESI An unlikely contestant — a bull, interrupted a state level competition in India by jumping into the pool to swim with participants, according…
Continue Reading »

Scroll Invitation

Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
Continue Reading »

COLD_MURDER_SENTENCE_20130410_210705138

Man jailed for murder of Vancouver girlfriend wants to withdraw his guilty plea (with video)

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A man who spent 12 years on the lam before being convicted in the fatal shooting of his teenage girlfriend wants…
Continue Reading »

calf

Villagers worship ‘miracle’ calf in India born with third eye (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI People are flocking to a small village in southern India to worship a “miracle” calf believed to be an incarnation of a Hindu…
Continue Reading »

Blogs

Scroll Invitation

Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
Continue Reading »

India-rape

India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
Continue Reading »

Main

Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

The model is wearing Jacket & Bracelets by Forever 21, Top by Dynamite, Pants by H&M and holding the Wallet by Michael Kors. For more…
Continue Reading »

©Raymond Kam Photography

Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
Continue Reading »

VANCOUVER WEATHER

Today Thursday Friday
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on September 17, 2014
Mostly Cloudy
21°/14°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 18, 2014
Chance of Rain
19°/14°
It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 19, 2014
Rain
19°/11°

NEWS PHOTOS


Health Check

Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
Continue Reading »

Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
Continue Reading »

slow ageing

Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
Continue Reading »

marijuana,cocaine,addiction

E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
Continue Reading »

eating-health-metal-ICU

Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
Continue Reading »

dead man walking

Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
Continue Reading »

carleton-university-phd-student-selvan-mohan-is-trying-to-ra

International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
Continue Reading »

File photo: A nurse loads a syringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
Continue Reading »

Rice Bucket India poverty

India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
Continue Reading »

This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
Continue Reading »

Obesity guru

I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
Continue Reading »

Stone-health-Kaleem

Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
Continue Reading »