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Suspect in gangster Sandip Dhure shooting claims Charter rights violated when police seized firearms from apartments

Workers clean the scene of a 2012 shooting at Vancouver’s Wall Centre in which gangster Sandip Duhre was killed. Police... (more...)

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Doug McCallum says no overseas Surrey council travel if he’s elected mayor

Linda Hepner says that’s a bad idea Surrey mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. KEVIN HILL, Surrey Now TOM ZYTARUK SURREY... (more...)

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Canadian actor Vinay Virmani’s Dr. Cabbie continues his examination of South Asian immigrant experience

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B.C. teachers and government reach tentative deal in labour dispute

Mediator Vince Ready, left casually talks members of the media outside a Richmond hotel where negotiations between the BCPSEA... (more...)

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Angry Grade 12 student says young voters-to-be will remember ‘who’s behind this’ strike

Folks rally in support of striking teachers outside the Art Gallery in Vancouver on September 14, 2014. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG FRANK... (more...)

Folks rally in support of striking teachers outside the Art Gallery  in Vancouver on September 14, 2014. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG

B.C. teachers and employers hold marathon bargaining session over weekend

Folks rally in support of striking teachers outside the Art Gallery in Vancouver on September 14, 2014. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG THE... (more...)

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Surrey whiz-kid awarded $80,000 scholarship for his leadership skills

The Seymour Schulich Foundation has awarded first-year SFU student Raaj Chatterjee an $80,000 scholarship for his leadership... (more...)

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Kids attending Surrey farm school likely helping to feed some striking teachers (w/video)

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Teachers strike BC

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says she’s ‘certain’ school will be back in session by early October

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender talk about the ongoing teachers’ dispute... (more...)

Indian Designer Shravan Kumar

Hyderabad’s Kumar showcasing ‘best fabrics in India’ in return to Vancouver Fashion Week (w/gallery)

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Vancouver Fashion Week

Vancouver designer’s new collection inspired by tragic collapse of clothing sweat shop in Bangladesh

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British Columbia

Young B.C. designers gain traction at Vancouver Fashion Week (w/ video)

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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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Acid-attacked teen, Laxmi, chosen to model for New Delhi’s India Runway Week

IANS New Delhi  – One of India’s young acid attack victims has been chosen to walk the runway at the third edition of India Runway…
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ID card obtained in the name of India’s monkey god exposes corrupt system

CEN AGENCY An Indian computer programmer has managed to get an official identity card in the name of India’s monkey god after bribing corrupt officials….
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Upset over having two daughters and no son, man bobbitises himself

IANS Patna – A man in Bihar has bobbitised himself, sniping off his penis with a sharp knife in a fit of rage after a…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India-rape

India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

The model is wearing Jacket & Bracelets by Forever 21, Top by Dynamite, Pants by H&M and holding the Wallet by Michael Kors. For more…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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Health Check

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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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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Rice Bucket India poverty

India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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Obesity guru

I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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