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Malala Yousafzai urges young people to start working now to change world

Malala Yousafzai. AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the... (more...)

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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...)

Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition.

Sikh group asks Indian PM to take up safety issues of the community abroad after string of hate crimes

Video footage from a surveillance camera allegedly shows a pickup truck striking Singh. Submitted photo/The Sikh Coalition. VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Family of Sikh priest shot by white supremacist is sustained by his lifetime of preaching optimism

Raghuvinder Singh, left, and Jaspreet Singh, right, pose with their mother, Kulwant Kaur, and a photograph of their father,... (more...)

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89 killed in suicide car blast in Afghanistan in one of the deadliest attacks since 2001

Mangled vehicles are pictured at the scene of a suicide attack at a market in Urgun district, Paktika province on July 15,... (more...)

India's Supreme Court stays death penalty of man convicted in rape-murder of four-year-old. PNG Archive

Indian student from university in Kamloops involved in violent crime

Student from India involved in violent crime in Kamloops. PNG Archive TIM PETRUK, KAMLOOPS THIS WEEK THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS,... (more...)

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40 Indian construction workers kidnapped in Iraq

In this Tuesday, June 17, 2014 image taken from video uploaded to a pro-militant social media account, which has been authenticated... (more...)

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Pakistan forces repel attack near Karachi airport, days after Taliban siege at busiest airfield

Pakistan rangers take part in a search operation after the firing incident near Karachi airport in Karachi on June 10, 2014.... (more...)

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Made in Munger: A firearms ‘cottage industry’ trusted by criminals

Explosives recovered by Bihar Police from the Maoist-dominant Munger and Jamui districts of Bihar on display in Jamui on... (more...)

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Surrey’s desi community gets “Happy” (w/video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Surrey-based actress and model Mesha Toor got tired of seeing negative news stories associated... (more...)

Jesuit Priest

Afghan official says 3 Taliban arrested for involvement of Indian Jesuit

Herat, Afghanistan (Google Maps) AMIR SHAH And NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan security... (more...)

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Indian man jailed in Australia for attacking estranged wife in public place

Man sentenced to 8 months in jail for attacking estranged wife in a public place in Australia. IANS Sydney – An Indian... (more...)

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Gallery: Couples pose for ‘romantic and beautiful’ underwater photos

VANCOUVER DESI Some memories need to be captured in the most beautiful and romantic settings, especially when it comes to life’s important occasions involving weddings…
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South Africa prosecuting authority unhappy with Oscar Pistorius judgement in shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

IANS Pretoria – South Africa’s top prosecuting authority Friday expressed its disappointment on not being able to secure a conviction on the original charge of…
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Indian Designer Shravan Kumar

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

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI In comparison to fashion weeks in Toronto and New York — which showcase locally-based designers — Vancouver Fashion Week stands out…
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Toronto

Toronto to open Aga Khan Museum featuring Islamic art and culture, first of its kind in North America

PETER KUITENBROUWER THE NATIONAL POST Luis Monreal is a ball of energy who speaks quickly and wields a large vocabulary. Born in Spain to a…
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Blogs

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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Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News

How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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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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File photo: A nurse loads a syringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

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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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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