violence

Indian man attacked by police officer in America

Ex-police officer indicted on federal civil rights charge over alleged beating of Indian grandfather

In this Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 photo released by Chirag Patel, Sureshbhai Patel is shown in a bed at Huntsville Hospital... (more...)

More violence

lynching

Afghan mob beats woman to death, burns her body and throws it into the Kabul River

Files: An unidentified man picks through garbage along the Kabul River in Kabul. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Murray Brewster LYNNE... (more...)

Abbotsford,Surrey,crime

Abbotsford cops warn public about three South Asian men following Surrey shootings

Sandeep Sandhu, Jimi Sandhu and Gavin Grewal ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next... (more...)

Burnaby-crime-desi gangs

Burnaby shooting investigated for links to Surrey spree

A police dog hunts for clues in Surrey on Wednesday following reports of shots fired. As in a similar Burnaby shooting on... (more...)

holi

Students form a human shield to protect Hindus celebrating Holi in Pakistan

Pakistani Hindus covered with coloured powder greet each other as they take part in celebrations for the Holi festival in... (more...)

Anna Hazare

No More Violence: Threat Against Anna Hazare From Canada

Anna Hazare. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Anna Hazare is no Gandhi. Yet his... (more...)

Violent Vancouver muggings

Violent street mugging in Burnaby brings light sentences to two of the perpetrators

A third suspect who has never been arrested held knife to victim’s throat A judge sentenced two men this week for their... (more...)

PAKISTAN

Pakistani asylum-seekers scrape by in Bangkok, adding to world’s ranks of urban refugees

In this Jan. 18, 2015, photo, Pakistani refugees and asylum-seekers who fled persecution in their homeland worship at an... (more...)

Indian man attacked by police officer in America

How ‘no English,’ ‘Indian,’ ‘walking,’ grandfather was assaulted

In this Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 photo released by Chirag Patel, Sureshbhai Patel is shown in a bed at Huntsville Hospital... (more...)

Hazara

Afghan officials say gunmen kidnap 30 members of Hazara ethnic community in country’s south

File: In this Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 photo, Hekmatullah, an Afghan policeman searches the trunk of a car at a check post... (more...)

Gujarat riots

From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote... (more...)

Punjabi booklet

End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. has released Understanding Youth and Gangs: A Parent Resource in Punjabi. GEETA... (more...)

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World Cup final

Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Freedom-Section 66A-India

Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Blogs

Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

cancer

When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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delivery-emergency landing

Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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cancer treatment

Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Medical clipboard and stethoscope

Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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health-taste-science-fat

‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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health-India

Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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