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FILE: Surrey bus driver's nose broken after being punched by a passenger. Jenelle Schneider/PNG

Surrey bus driver’s nose broken after passenger punched him in an unprovoked attack

FILE: Surrey bus driver’s nose broken after being punched by a passenger. Jenelle Schneider/PNG VANCOUVER DESI A bus... (more...)

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Capital punishment

Christian man sentenced to death in blasphemy case that sparked riot in Lahore

Christian man convicted for blasphemy in Pakistan awarded death penalty by court. AP Photo/Nathalie Bardou ZAHEER BABAR THE... (more...)

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Violent sex offender missing from Vancouver halfway house

Police are looking for Darren Wheatley, 44, a high-risk sex offender who did not return to his halfway house in Vancouver... (more...)

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Indian court convicts five men for gang raping two women in Mumbai’s Shakti Mills

Five men convicted for gang raping Mumbai photojournalist. Facebook photo ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI —... (more...)

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Death penalty confirmed for 4 men convicted in fatal New Delhi gang rape case

Indian court confirms death penalty for fatal gang rape convicts in December 16 2012 New Delhi case. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty... (more...)

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Aamir Khan: Hitting a woman shows cowardice (w/video)

IANS Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has come out with a short video on combating violence against women. AFP/Getty Images Mumbai... (more...)

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Hand grenade kills 6 children who found it playing in a field in northwest Pakistan

A hand grenade lies on the ground in Kenya. AP Photo HUSSAIN AFZAL THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARACHINAR, Pakistan — A hand... (more...)

BALUCHISTAN

Six police officials escorting Spanish cyclist killed as violence surges in Pakistan

ABDUL SATTAR And RIAZ KHAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Abdul Malik Baluch, center, Chief Minister of Baluchistan province talks... (more...)

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White Rock man charged for sexual assault on Metro Vancouver bus

THE CANADIAN PRESS UBC students walk past a sexual assault poster on the Vancouver campus last fall in connection with several... (more...)

Gang Rape

Political brawling over Kolkata teen’s rape shows Indian voters watching police on women’s safety

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gang rape of Indian teen has caused political parties to brawl among themselves. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty... (more...)

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‘Dead’ Indian woman resurfaces; ‘killer’ husband languishes in jail

A woman thought murdered by husband resurfaces even as the husband is languishing in jail for the ‘killing’.... (more...)

Abuse

Man who assaulted wife more than 200 times over 25 years gets less than 2 years in jail

Statue of Justice at the new Law Courts Building in downtown Vancouver. PNG ARCHIVE KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A man who... (more...)

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File photo: Indian villagers gather near the body of an elephant in a field in the northeastern state of Assam on July 8, 2013. It is believed that the elephant was electrocuted by power lines as they walked through fields of growing rice at night . STRSTRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Four elephants die from shoddy electrical wires in Indian forest

VANCOUVER DESI A wild elephant has died after it was electrocuted when it stumbled into low hanging electrical wires in a northeastern Indian forest, according…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Six-year-old worshipped for patch of hair on his back that has grown into a tail

VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old Indian boy is being worshipped by villagers for a small patch of hair on his back that has grown into a…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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Blogs

Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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Indian Lovers Party

Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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