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Insurgents storm Afghanistan bank, kill 10 people

Afghanistan’s security forces walk after clashes between Afghanistan’s forces and insurgents over a branch of... (more...)

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U.S. agents nab Burnaby targeted fatal shooting suspect in Seattle (w/video)

Police investigate a fatal Sept. 24 shooting at Lougheed Highway and Rosser in Burnaby. A 16-year-old boy has now been charged... (more...)

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Afghani Bruce Lee lookalike hopes to shed positive light on his war-torn country

Afghan Bruce Lee ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture... (more...)

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Canada court overturns Indian origin man’s sexual assault conviction

A man who was found guilty nine years ago in the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman with medical problems has had his charges... (more...)

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Malala of Pakistan, Satyarthi of India receive Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi accept their Nobel Peace Prize Awards during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at Oslo... (more...)

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Nobel Peace Prize winners urge nations to educate children across borders and religions

Joint-Nobel Peace prize winners Malala Yousafzai, left, and Kailash Satyarthi attend a press conference in Oslo, Norway,... (more...)

Ujjal Dosanjh, former B.C. premier and Liberal MP at his home in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

In the words of the dying declaration of Eric Garner: I can’t breathe

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI In The Words of Eric Garner: I Can’t Breathe. Eric Garner died in an illegal... (more...)

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After school journey: Malala thrilled as she heads to Norway for Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai holds a bouquet of flowers, given to her on behalf of the Pakistani Prime Minster during a press conference... (more...)

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Miscarriage of justice brings stay for convicted rapist who was deported to India

A man who was found guilty nine years ago in the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman with medical problems has had his charges... (more...)

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End Gang Life: There is a need to stop idolizing gangsters like Bindy Johal

File photo: BINDY JOHAL. Mark van Manen/PNG SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver’s South Slope: ... (more...)

In this Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, right, and AP journalist  Kathy Gannon, are pictured during a visit to the photo agency Keystone in Zurich, Switzerland

Afghan who killed AP photographer and wounded journalist should not die: Gannon

In this Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, right, and AP journalist Kathy Gannon,... (more...)

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Indian yoga guru sexually abused children at ashram in Australia

Mangrove Yoga Ashram, NSW IANS Sydney – A public hearing here has revealed shocking details of cases of sex abuse in... (more...)

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Vagina Monologues

Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Blogs

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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Volunteers loaded up toys for charities

8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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