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Abbotsford police don’t think missing girl was abducted or hurt

A possible abduction reported to Abbotsford police might have been an encounter between a child and a parent, says Const.... (more...)

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Is the small farmer doomed? Rising price of B.C. farmland worries supporters of Agricultural Land Reserve

Harold Steves, a Richmond councillor and vice-chair of Metro Vancouver’s planning and agriculture committee, says some... (more...)

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What replaced Vancouver’s horny Satan statue?

The red horny satan state has been replaced by a bow-tie wearing penguin at a Vancouver park. Casey-Jo Loos, Peak Radio VANCOUVER... (more...)

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British man facing death row for blasphemy in Pakistan must be kept in hospital after attack: lawyer

A British man is on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy. EPA/ALI MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD, Pakistan —... (more...)

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Surrey Sikh temple hit-and-run still a mystery after two years

Scene of the crime, where vehicle ran into temple volunteer Jagdev Toor and then took off. Surrey RCMP photo TOM ZYTARUK SURREY... (more...)

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Surrey Six murder trial: ‘But where is Christopher?’ With verdict expected Thursday, here’s what we know

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Review: Was Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM! The Tour worth the 3 hour delay in Vancouver?

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

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Dhahan prizes for Punjabi literature announced

Avtar S Billing LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver’s Barj Dhahan is doing what he can to preserve the Punjabi language,... (more...)

B.C. courts

Toronto doctors accused of drugging, sexually assaulting medical student found not guilty

Dr. Amitabh Chauhan, left, and Dr. Suganthan Kayilasanathan were found not guilty of drugging and then sexually assaulting... (more...)

Auckland NRI Sikh murder

British man on death row for blasphemy shot in Pakistani prison

Mohammad Asghar, a British citizen whose defence had stated that he had mental health problems, was convicted and sentenced... (more...)

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Petronas threatens to pull out of LNG project, Financial Times reports

File: Tan Sri Dato’ Shamsul Azhar Abbas, President and Chief Executive Officer of Petronas, speaks during the LNG conference... (more...)

Surrey poet Phinder Dulai. Handout/Vancouver Desi

Surrey poet explores the migratory depths of the Komagata Maru story

Phinder Dulai’s new book takes a broader look at the story, including the nautical history of the boat itself and its part... (more...)

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Health Canada bans some drugs from India on quality concerns

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Health Canada says it is banning imports of some medications and drug ingredients produced in India due to concerns about…
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DINNER WHITE HOUSE

What’s on the White House menu for Indian PM Narendra Modi who’s fasting?

CONNIE CASS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — What do you serve a man who isn’t eating? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was served warm water…
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Video: Rescue story of a dog that fell into hot tar and turned into a rock

VANCOUVER DESI A team of animal rescuers in Western India spent two days working to free a helpless dog trapped in a pile of hot…
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Vancouver Desi blogger

Horizon: Because I am a World Changer

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI My vision to the world. I am what many would call the outgoing teenager, which seems weird to some, as people…
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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall with the blazer and raw denim. The shoes and watch are nice complements adding to the effortless feel of…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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Addiction

The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Health Check

Ebola Virus

The cost of not controlling Ebola in Africa? Cases elsewhere, experts warn

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The revelation that a man with Ebola was diagnosed in a Texas hospital could be seen as the…
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Health Canada bans some drugs from India on quality concerns

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Health Canada says it is banning imports of some medications and drug ingredients produced in India due to concerns about…
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Dr. Rohit Joshi, chairman of Aarna Superspecialty Hospital in Gujarat.

Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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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…
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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…
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