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Malala spreads memoir to college, high school classrooms with free online, curriculum guide

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Polio incidence hits 15-year high in Pakistan as premier vows to rid country of it in 6 months

In this Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 file photo, a Pakistani health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.... (more...)

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Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai wins Children’s Nobel prize in Sweden

This Oct. 10, 2014, file photo shows Malala Yousafzai speaking during a media conference at the Library of Birmingham, in... (more...)

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Stephen Harper cancels Malala Yousafzai citizenship ceremony in light of Ottawa shooting

This Oct. 10, 2014, file photo shows Malala Yousafzai speaking during a media conference at the Library of Birmingham, in... (more...)

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MPs vote to make Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai honorary Canadian citizen

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Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to be honoured with Liberty Medal for her work to educate girls

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Malala Yousafzai to visit Canada, get honorary citizenship

Malala Yousafzai. AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon STEPHANIE LEVITZ THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA – The young Pakistani education... (more...)

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

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

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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...)

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

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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...)

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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Kathak star Sitara Devi dies after prolonged illness

IANS Mumbai – Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, leaving behind…
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Killer monkeys invade India after government issues wildlife preservation to protect wild apes

CEN AGENCY A ban on capturing monkeys in India has led to an explosion of ape attacks – some which are deadly – across the…
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Surrey husband charged with murder after wife found dead in Newton home

SURREY NOW and VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey man has been charged with murder after his 64-year-old wife was found dead at their Newton home on…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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