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A pilgrim’s journey through Punjab

Indian Sikh devotees watch fireworks as they pay their respects at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on April 14, 2015. NARINDER... (more...)

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Jordan sees drop in tourism as country pays the price for its role in Islamic State fight

By Karin Laub THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PETRA, Jordan — It’s high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored... (more...)

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Photos: My Passage to India

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Q&A: A look at the solar plane attempting first round-the-world trip and pioneers behind it

By Aya Batrawy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the... (more...)

Family trekking in Nepal offers adventure, stunning views – if you re willing to rough it

By Malcolm Foster THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GHOREPANI, Nepal — Dawn’s golden light caught the tops of the snowcapped... (more...)

Family trekking in Nepal offers adventure, stunning views – if you re willing to rough it

By Malcolm Foster THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GHOREPANI, Nepal — Dawn’s golden light caught the tops of the snowcapped... (more...)

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Family vacation in Nepal offers adventure, stunning views – if you’re willing to rough it

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Family trekking in Nepal offers adventure, stunning views – if you re willing to rough it

By Malcolm Foster THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GHOREPANI, Nepal — Dawn’s golden light caught the tops of the snowcapped... (more...)

China: Sri Lanka suspends $1.5B resort development as Colombo reevaluates formerly close ties

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — Sri Lanka has informed Beijing it is suspending work on a $1.5 billion Chinese-backed... (more...)

Nepal s only international airport to remain closed at least another day with blocked runway

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s only international airport will remain closed at least another... (more...)

Blocked runway closes Nepal s only international airport for 2nd day, stranding thousands

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s only international airport remained closed for a second day Thursday,... (more...)

Correction: Travel-Trip-India-Taj Mahal s Secret story

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BURHANPUR, India — A corrected version of the story is below: Taj Mahal endures, but its birthplace... (more...)

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Harold & Kumar actor Kal Penn stars in film being shot in B.C.

MICHAEL D. REID TIMES COLONIST Kal Penn is coming to town to star in The Girl in the Photographs, a horror feature that began shooting…
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PARENTS-VIOLENCE

Video shows a mom beating school staff after her daughter was stopped from carrying cellphone

  HINDUSTAN TIMES A woman allegedly beat up the director of a school in Jalandhar after her daughter was stopped from carrying a mobile phone…
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Video shows a young girl being brutally beaten with a stick, kicked by her father

VANCOUVER DESI A viral video of a father brutally beating up a young girl will make you shiver with anger and disgust, and want to…
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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Kids are shooting at each other.  The violence these children are engaged in with each other has now…
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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Kids are shooting at each other.  The violence these children are engaged in with each other has now…
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You’re pretty cool for a brown girl

You are pretty cool for a “brown” girl. Interesting statement or is it the latest pick up line? This is a statement I have been…
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Manjula's Kitchen-Taste India

Taste India: Gujarati masala khichdi is a delight for the senses

ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI When I say khichdi, you must be thinking of the simple sick man’s food. But no, that’s not what I’m talking…
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Learn to make Indian foods at home

Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla LAURA BREHAUT CANADA.COM Spices, and the way you use them,…
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VANCOUVER WEATHER

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Pioneers

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Inspiring stories of South Asian pioneers shaped B.C.’s gift to Indian PM

VANCOUVER DESI Stories of South Asian pioneers who helped shaped the cultural fabric of B.C. will forever remain with Narendra Modi in the form of…
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Health Check

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Indian woman’s debilitating brain tumour turns out to be ‘evil twin’ complete with bone, hair and teeth

WASHINGTON POST Something was wrong with Yamini Karanam. The PhD student had moved from Hyderabad, India, to Indiana to study computer science. But her new…
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Diet Pepsi changes sweeteners in an aspartame-wary world

DUANE D. STANFORD BLOOMBERG PepsiCo Inc. will start selling Diet Pepsi without aspartame later this year, one of the biggest changes to the beverage in…
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Can yoga really give you an orgasm? Well, let’s just call it a yogasm!

MAXINE FRITH THE DAILY TELEGRAPH So, can yoga really give you an orgasm? Besides improving your flexibility, the ancient practice apparently has another, rather unexpected,…
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Dad gets parental rights after donating sperm to woman who used turkey baster to impregnate herself

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. — A woman who used a turkey baster to impregnate herself is on the losing side of a legal battle…
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