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Convictions upheld for three men who murdered Maple Ridge’s Jassi Sidhu in India

CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER DESI The Indian Supreme Court has upheld the convictions of three men in the murder of B.C. woman... (more...)

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Can yoga really give you an orgasm? Well, let’s just call it a yogasm!

File photo: Yoga enthusiasts enjoy yoga and raggae at the Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver on January 25, 2015. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG MAXINE... (more...)

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Narendra Modi, Stephen Harper to Vancouver, Surrey today (with video, photos)

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Chef Siddhartha Choudary of Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen on Commercial Drive in Vancouver has created a special B.C. organic salad in the colours of India for the visit of the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi.
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Indian PM Modi, Harper to visit Vancouver, Surrey on Thursday

Chef Siddhartha Choudary of Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen on Commercial Drive in Vancouver has created a special B.C. organic... (more...)

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Planning to buy a new car? Check out what’s on offer at Like It Buy It Vancouver

A gorgeous red Ford Mustang GT Convertible is on sale now for 25 per cent off at likeitbuyitvancouver.com. POSTMEDIA NEWS Act... (more...)

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Video: Vancouver road rage suspect gets some instant karma

A screen grab from the apparent road rage video. MIKE RAPTIS VANCOUVER DESI A scarcely-seen YouTube video of a road rage... (more...)

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Kwantlen now investigating possible ‘illegal pyramid scheme’

A view of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Surrey campus. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI Kwantlen... (more...)

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Speaking in many tongues: Mother Language Lovers of B.C. celebrate their own day on Saturday

Mohammad Islam is the president of the Mother Language Lovers of the World Society BC and on Saturday he is pleased to announce... (more...)

Gurjit Cheema, left and Shak Pawar, right relax at Brown's Social House in New Westminster, B.C. Thursday February 12, 2015.

Surrey couple tell their truly heartwarming story of transplanted love (with video)

Gurjit Cheema, left and Shak Pawar, right relax at Brown’s Social House in New Westminster, B.C. Thursday February... (more...)

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Surrey taxpayers on hook for councillor’s legal bill in civil suit

Surrey Councillor Tom Gill is being sued for defamation over comments he made in 2010. City officials agreed to pick up Gill’s... (more...)

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Passion for fashion turned into day job for Surrey clothing designer

Davi Bains-Gill, owner of Armaan DBG in Surrey, is gearing up for her annual fashion show Feb. 13. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG LARISSA... (more...)

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Investigator uncovers more unauthorized pay hikes at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

New evidence shows need for independent Kwantlen probe Surrey-based Kwantlen Polytechnic University has been under scrutiny... (more...)

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Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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India’s tallest man spends his days in a cage-like structure posing for photos at an amusement park

VANCOUVER DESI Life is not easy for India’s tallest man Dharmendra Singh, who stands at 8-ft 1-inch, his height being the biggest barrier for his career and…
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It’s so hot in India right now the roads are literally melting

At least 1,100 dead in month-long heatwave THE ASSOCIATED PRESS & NATIONAL POST STAFF It’s so hot in India right now that the streets are…
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Blogs

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End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

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Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

IANS Washington – Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger. When…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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