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Councilor Barinder Rasode ties a Rakhi bracelet on Jason Wong,  from Beta Collective, as the City of Surrey launches its fourth annual Rakhi project. Gerry Kahrmann  /  PNG

Surrey’s Rakhi Project: Domestic abuse is only shameful if you keep it secret

Domestic violence victim Sherri-Lee Woycik speaks at the Beta Collective, as the City of Surrey launches its fourth annual... (more...)

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Canada's new anti-spam legislation comes into effect July 1, 2014.

10 things you need to know about Canada’s new anti-spam legislation

Canada’s new anti-spam legislation comes into effect July 1, 2014. ANDREW MUIR SPECIAL TO THE PROVINCE 1. Canada’s... (more...)

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Kwantlen Polytechnic president launches probe in salary scandal as new evidence emerges

Kwantlen Polytechnic University president Alan Davis says he is ‘very troubled by aspects of administration compensation... (more...)

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NDP leader demands Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk resign over Kwantlen salary scandal

Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA — The leader of B.C.’s... (more...)

Rajveer Chohan, 24, lives with her parents at their home in Vancouver, BC, where she is seen Thursday, April 10, 2014. Chohan has plenty of company these days as a great many young people are opting to live at home. Jason Payne/ PNG

My mom is my roommate: Why young adults are deciding to stay home with mom and dad

Rajveer Chohan, 24, lives with her parents at their home in Vancouver, BC, where she is seen Thursday, April 10, 2014. Chohan... (more...)

Surrey Liberals Marvin Hunt  and Amrik Virk, thank their supporters as they celebrate their victory at the Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Club in Surrey during the BC election on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Les Bazso  /  PNG

Minister made side deal with Kwantlen University exec, NDP says

Surrey Liberals Marvin Hunt and Amrik Virk, thank their supporters as they celebrate their victory at the Eaglequest Coyote... (more...)

Kwantlen University is one of many landmarks  in Surrey on August 20, 2013.  Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG

Liberal cabinet minister Amrik Virk linked to Kwantlen compensation scandal

Newly appointed nominee for minister of advanced education Amrik Virk is seen during a ceremony in announcing the B.C. Liberals... (more...)

In this photo combo are seen the Aga Khan, imam of the Ismaili Muslim community, on Sept. 6, 2004 in Berlin and his then wife Begum Inaara Aga Khan on May, 20,2004 in Madrid. AP Photo/Jan Bauer, Paul White

Aga Khan, his 10-year divorce battle and a deal for nearly $100 million

In this photo combo are seen the Aga Khan, imam of the Ismaili Muslim community, on Sept. 6, 2004 in Berlin and his then... (more...)

Sir Winston Churchhill Bulldogs star Mindy Minhas celebrates victory over Holy Cross Crusaders in AAAA B.C. High School Boys Championship game at Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C., on March 15, 2014. Steve Bosch / PNG

Vancouver’s Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs win first B.C. boys hoop crown

Sir Winston Churchhill Bulldogs star Mindy Minhas celebrates victory over Holy Cross Crusaders in AAAA B.C. High School Boys... (more...)

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Pakistan willing to do business with controversial Hindu nationalist, says minister

DAVID BLAIR THE DAILY TELEGRAPH Pakistan would be willing to “deal with” Narendra Modi if the controversial Hindu nationalist... (more...)

Pakistani rescue workers investigate the site of a grenade attack on a crowded movie theater that killed and wounded many people in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. About 80 people were watching a movie called “Yarana,” which means friendship in Pashto, said an official. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which come days after Pakistan began a peace process with Taliban militants fighting in the country’s northwest to end the violence that has killed more than 40,000 people in recent years. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Bomb attack on Pakistan city’s last porn cinema claims 13 lives

Pakistani rescue workers investigate the site of a grenade attack on a crowded movie theater that killed and wounded many... (more...)

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Justin Timberlake tells Province columnist Dana Gee to ‘kiss my ass’ (w/video)

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Minor allegedly raped by temple priest in southern India

HINDUSTAN TIMES An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a temple priest in Bangalore on Tuesday, less than a month after a seven-year-old was raped…
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Miss Diva 2014 gears up for auditions

IANS New Delhi – Miss Diva, that was launched last year as an official franchise from India for Miss Universe, is set to start auditions…
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Indian telecom company’s not so progressive ad featuring a “boss wife” causes Twitter reaction

IANS New Delhi  – Is a woman who calls the shots in the office then goes home to cook for her husband – who’s also…
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Toddler falls into pot of boiling syrup, dies

  IANS New Delhi – A three-year-old boy died after he fell into a pot of boiling sugar syrup, police said here Wednesday. The child,…
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Blogs

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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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Indian artistic gymnast Dipa gets bronze

IANS Glasgow – Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the women’s vault bronze in the final of the Commonwealth Games here Thursday. England’s Claudia Fragapane…
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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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Health Check

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Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers: Study

IANS New Delhi – Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey…
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Lechal-wearable technology

Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI A smart shoe in India is claiming to be the next big thing in wearable technology. The Lechal (“take me there” in Hindi,) from…
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Bollywood Bigg Boss

Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Prescription pill bottle containing oxycodone is pictured in a June 20, 2012 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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