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Alex Sangha: Five step plan to curb domestic violence in the South Asian community

Alex Sangha is a registered social worker who lives and works in Surrey, B.C. ALEX SANGHA SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI There... (more...)

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Surrey crash victim’s son says deporting parolee would ‘send a message’

Surrey fatal crash victim Pritam Benning and wife Beant. Surrey Now photo TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW SURREY — A Surrey man... (more...)

Islamophobia

Stereotyping is alive and well when it comes to Muslim and Sikh religious symbols in Canada

File: A muslim woman wears a niqab. Christopher Furlong , Getty Images GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI One-third of British... (more...)

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Know the telltale signs of radicalization

Sukaina Jaffer is pictured with her daughter Sayyidah, whose Muslim classmates joined Jewish students last week in a ‘Roots... (more...)

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Abbotsford comics’ bid for TV show doesn’t make the cut

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Surrey driver who killed senior at bus stop granted full parole after serving four months in prison

Gurjit Dhillon, center, leaves the Surrey Provincial courthouse with an unidentifed female August 22, 2012. JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER... (more...)

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University confessions Facebook pages can show the hardships of college life in B.C. (w/video)

A recent example of one of less-than-lighthearted confession on the UBC Confessions Facebook page. UBC Confessions NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Dharm Makwana: Presumed guilty until you miss your flight

  The Province staffer Dharm Makwana. (Ward Perrin / PNG) DHARM MAKWANA VANCOUVER DESI By the end of the ordeal my wife... (more...)

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Abbotsford police look for suspect in Mill Lake sex assault

Abbotsford police are looking for a male suspect in Mill Lake sexual assault. Vancouver Desi. VANCOUVER DESI Abbotsford police... (more...)

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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who... (more...)

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ICAI opens Vancouver office to cultivate Indian accountancy

Group Picture of members of ICAI at Inauguration Function of “British Columbia Chapter of ICAI. Submitted/Vancouver Desi VANCOUVER... (more...)

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B.C. residents see mental health training, online vigilance as key factors in battle against homegrown terrorism

Baitur Rahman Mosque in Delta is B.C.’s largest. British Columbians and Canadians are divided on the idea of granting... (more...)

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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Pakistani cricketer labeled terrorist for carrying bat on public transport, deported from Belgium

VANCOUVER DESI A young Pakistani cricketer and his family have been forced out of Belgium after he was labeled a terrorist for carrying his cricket…
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Two “snake catchers” arrested in India for illegally keeping venomous pets

VANCOUVER DESI Two men in Southern India who are known as local “snake catchers” have been arrested and thrown in jail for illegally keeping venomous…
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Vancouver Desi crime

Vancouver pimp who ran teen prostitution ring won’t be sentenced until next September

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The sentencing of convicted human trafficker and pimp Reza Moazami has been delayed nearly 10 months. In September, following a year-long…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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