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Surrey resident frustrated with neighbouring homes used as ‘banquet halls’

Bob Campbell says he’s fed up with parties in his Surrey neighbourhood. He says homes in the area are being rented... (more...)

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Surrey wrestler Amar Dhesi eyes Olympics after winning silver at junior world championships

Amar Dhesi won a silver medal for Canada at the FILA junior freestyle world championships this month in Crotia and, in June,... (more...)

Surrey crime

Surrey bowling alley owner jailed 45 weekends for groping teen girl

Surrey’s Dell Lanes owner Thomas Charles Cooper was sentenced to spend the next 45 weekends in jail after being convicted... (more...)

Culture-pride

Gallery: Indian Independence Day celebrations a show of culture, pride

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Newton-Vancouver-Burnaby

Surrey man charged with second-degree murder in father’s death

Tuesday’s homicide in Newton is Metro Vancouver’s third in as many days Surrey RCMP close 60th ave. after reports... (more...)

babe SEXY BOLLYWOOD desi

With Bollywood in her bones, Roopam Plawn plans to give Miss India-Canada pageant ‘a shot’

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Toronto man gets stabbed in the heart after bumping into two men while texting

A screen grab from security camera footage of a man wanted for attempted murder after a stabbing in Toronto early Wednesday.... (more...)

India-Canada

Canada-born Indian mathematician among winners of maths Nobel

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye (C) gives the prize to Manjul Bhargava (R) of Princeton University in New Jersey at... (more...)

Homicide

Man murdered in Burnaby identified as 46-year-old Torontonian

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Desi man groping women in Surrey

Transit police searching for Asian man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Surrey bus

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Photos: Bollywood rocks B.C. Lions halftime with performance by Shiamak Davar’s Vancouver dance team

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Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan army chief TK Sharif and PM's brother Shahbaz Sharif.

Pakistan Politics: Sharif vs. Sharif vs. Sharif

Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan army chief Raheel Sharif and PM’s brother Shahbaz Sharif. AFP/Getty... (more...)

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Jewellery

Treasure hunter finds 50 pieces of jewellery on Mont Blanc from 1966 Air India crash (w/video)

VANCOUVER DESI A French treasure hunter has found 50 pieces of jewellery, including bracelets and necklaces on Mont Blanc belonging to passengers of an Air…
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Toilets-Narendra Modi

Six Indian brides leave in-laws’ homes over lack of toilets

IANS Lucknow – Six newly-wed women in Uttar Pradesh walked out of their in-laws’ homes rather than walk into the fields to ease themselves. Taking…
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Woman with beard UK

Love thyself: Sikh woman appears in photography exhibition celebrating best beards

IANS London – Appearing in a photography exhibition celebrating the world’s best facial hair, a British Sikh woman, who has grown a beard for seven…
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racist

York University students condemn ‘blatantly racist flyers’ that surfaced around campus

VANCOUVER DESI York University students condemned “blatantly racist flyers” that surfaced around the university campus and surrounding areas last week. The university has been pulling…
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Blogs

Hollywood

Seeking balance and well-being: A mind-body approach to depression

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI While the world mourns the passing of Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, the global conversation turns to the topics…
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The Art of being a Guest – at a Sikh Ceremony

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI With wedding season in full swing, surely you must be attending at least one Sikh ceremony.  These family and fun oriented…
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Photo credit: BBC News 2013 Demonstrators outside Delhi court 'deserve death penalty'

Capital Punishment, is that the answer?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Today August 14, 2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the hanging of convicted rapist and murderer Dhananjoy Chatterjee. On May…
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Politics-government

Indian government has a firm plan to eliminate sexual violence against women — build five million new toilets

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Indian government has a firm plan to eliminate sexual violence against women and that is… to build five million new…
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Health Check

India-surgery

Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigeria-health-UAE

Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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dna-altitude

8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Health-Ebola

Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor brutally tortured and left to die after delivering stillborn baby boy

CEN AGENCY Torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead are believed to be relatives of a woman whose baby was delivered stillborn…
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Sexual enhancement foreign products

Health Canada issues warnings over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products

VANCOUVER DESI Health Canada has issued an alert over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products that may cause life-threatening side effects. These natural health…
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Infectious disease specialist Florian Steiner wears protective clothing as he works in a laboratory for blood tests during a demonstration of the proceedings at the quarantine office of Berlin's Charite hospital on August 11, 2014. TIM BRAKEMEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Mumbai man who recently travelled to Nigeria admitted to hospital with Ebola symptoms

VANCOUVER DESI A man in Mumbai who travelled to West Africa last month has voluntarily admitted himself to a local hospital after experiencing Ebola symptoms,…
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Watermelon-sized tumour found in Mumbai woman during emergency caesarean section

IANS Mumbai  – A team of doctors at Mumbai’s Sion Hospital performed a rare and unexpected surgery as they were forced to remove a 2.5…
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Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra leads Guinness World Record meditation attempt (w/ photos)

LAUREN LAROSE THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Famed spiritual teacher Deepak Chopra sought to unite a mass global audience in quiet moments of personal reflection…
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Case of abandoned baby with Down syndrome casts light on unregulated surrogacy business

GRANT PECK and KRISTEN GELINEAU THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK, Thailand — For thousands of well-off childless couples, the dream of having a baby is often…
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birth defect

Nurse unknowingly lived with an electrical wire in her heart since birth

IANS New Delhi – Doctors at a city hospital found an electrical wire in the heart of a nurse who has been living with it…
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