"There is No Honour in Violence Against Women" Campaign

MOSAIC tackles ‘honour-based’ violence against women and girls (w/video)

“There is No Honour in Violence Against Women” Campaign LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Non-profit immigrant settlement... (more...)

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Man who punched cab, bus drivers in Surrey gets another year in jail

“There isn’t a judge in this province that wouldn’t send you to the penitentiary.” JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A... (more...)


Kamloops jury views video of accused murderer saying he bashed girlfriend’s head more than 60 times

A Kamloops jury has viewed video of a man telling an undercover police officer that he bashed his girlfriend on the head... (more...)

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Malala spreads memoir to college, high school classrooms with free online, curriculum guide

A visitor reads the book ‘Ich bin Malala’ (I am Malala) from Malala Yousafzai of the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair... (more...)

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Surrey man allegedly stabs wife outside elementary school

File photo: A woman was injured in an apparent domestic dispute outside Royal Heights Elementary (11665 97 Ave.) when her... (more...)


Pakistan soldiers find 17 bodies in tribal region, call them militants killed in fighting

Pakistani security personnel gather near bodies of militants killed overnight during an operation in Bara town, Khyber tribal... (more...)


Sri Lanka says UN rights chief went too far in his criticism of the island nation

Sri Lankan police officers secure a barricade outside the U.N. office during a protest by National Rights Organization members... (more...)


Axe-weilding Pakistani officer kills man in custody for alleged blasphemy during questioning

FILE: A Pakistani police officer killed a man with an axe for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammed’s companions during... (more...)

politics-civic elections

A deeper look at Surrey’s crime statistics

Mayoral candidates in election attack each other’s public-safety records, but what do the stats reveal about Surrey’s... (more...)

muslim extremists

Pakistani police arrests 45 Muslims over killing of Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Qur’an

This undated family handout photo received on November 5, 2014 shows a Christian couple who were killed by a Muslim mob in... (more...)

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Opinion: India, Pakistan — Same culture, same traditions but still fighting

Pakistani Rangers (black) and Indian Border Security Force personnel (brown) perform the flag off ceremony at the India-Pakistan... (more...)


Muslim mob in Pakistan kills Christian couple over allegedly desecrating the Qur’an

FILE PHOTO: Pakistani Christians stage a protest in Lahore on September 22, 2013, against the killing of their community... (more...)

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BC teachers strike-politics

Christy Clark throws support behind Amrik Virk taking ethical fire

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Gallery: The bold and beautiful strut their stuff at Pakistan Fashion Week

VANCOUVER DESI Pakistan’s bold and beautiful models presented the Autumn/Winter 2014 collections at the three-day long Fashion Week in Karachi. The Pakistan Fashion Week has…
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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI You may be planning on crossing the border to head to the US but take note Canadian retailers have embraced…
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South African judge will decide whether to throw out honeymoon murder case

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge will rule Dec. 8 on whether to dismiss the murder case against a British…
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What Next For Me?

By Ujjal Dosanjh As a child when one begins to be aware of one’s own existence and that of the world around, it also dawns…
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HotDog Day

Event: Association of South Asian Professionals of B.C. organize Hotdog Day for the homeless

VANCOUVER DESI The Association of South Asian Professionals of British Columbia (ASAP), working with Friendship Providers in Action, will be conducting a Hotdog Day for…
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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

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Spice Sports: Top 2 NBA Draft Picks go Head-to-Head!

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surgery wait times

Surrey Memorial tops surgical wait times exceeding one year, could be fined for backlog of bookings

ADRIAN MACNAIR SURREY NOW  METRO VANCOUVER — Fraser Health could face $2.5 million in fines over a backlog of surgical wait times in hospitals across the…
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Birth control pills

The biggest fight for abortion in Canada isn’t in New Brunswick. It’s over a tiny pill

Canadian women face a stark urban-rural divide in access to abortion. How a tiny pill under Health Canada review could fix it ASHLEY CSANADY CANADA.COM…
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new cancer treatment

South Asian doctor finds fruit extract that may cause cancer cells to kill themselves

CRAIG PEARSON WINDSOR STAR A University of Windsor anti-cancer crusader may have discovered his most effective agent yet — a fruit that causes evil cells to commit…
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Bollywood sex

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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incubator malfunction

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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God Boy-parasitic twin

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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India Sterilization Deaths

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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