Sri Lanka

Thailand beats United States in number of true beachfront hotels

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK, Thailand — Experiencing a dramatic surge in tourism, Thailand has surpassed the United... (more...)

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Canada-Sri Lanka

Nanaimo Museum exhibit brings histories of immigrants’ first day in Canada

Canada: Day 1 exhibit comes to Nanaimo Museum. THE CANADIAN PRESS NANAIMO, B.C. — Jayavathana Kuganesan says she will... (more...)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip making rare foreign trip to mark D-Day 70th anniversary

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The queen’s joints are creaky and her husband has recently battled... (more...)

Terrible Accident

68 injured as train crashes head-on into a stopped train at a Sri Lankan railway station

Sri Lankans stand near mangled coaches after two trains collided at a railroad station in Pothuhera. AP Photo THE ASSOCIATED... (more...)

Religion

British tourist to be deported from Sri Lanka for sporting a Buddha tattoo

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‘Best lead’ for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the Indian Ocean ends without success (w/video)

( function() { pnShowVideo( 'BhZWJhbDpAiLxTyom2Pypw1hHrJFWkUU', '', '', '', '', '', 'ooyala' ); } )(); SCOTT MCDONALD And... (more...)

Latest information on search for Malaysia Airlines jet in the Indian Ocean

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is concentrating on two objects located by satellite and... (more...)

Transfixing mystery of Malaysia Airlines jet unfolding in region where air travel is booming

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Manta rays worth more alive than dead; Indonesia becomes world’s largest sanctuary

By Margie Mason THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia is now the world’s largest sanctuary for... (more...)

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B.C. Miss World Canada beauty heads to Sri Lanka as World Vision ambassador

Miss World Canada and B.C. Native, Tara Teng will continue her platform to raise the voice of the marginalized by visiting... (more...)

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BC teachers strike-politics

Christy Clark throws support behind Amrik Virk taking ethical fire

NDP insists B.C. premier should fire advanced education minister for helping bypass provincial pay rules while on board of Kwantlen University ROB SHAW POSTMEDIA NEWS  VICTORIA…
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Gallery: The bold and beautiful strut their stuff at Pakistan Fashion Week

VANCOUVER DESI Pakistan’s bold and beautiful models presented the Autumn/Winter 2014 collections at the three-day long Fashion Week in Karachi. The Pakistan Fashion Week has…
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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI You may be planning on crossing the border to head to the US but take note Canadian retailers have embraced…
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South African judge will decide whether to throw out honeymoon murder case

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge will rule Dec. 8 on whether to dismiss the murder case against a British…
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Blogs

What Next For Me?

By Ujjal Dosanjh As a child when one begins to be aware of one’s own existence and that of the world around, it also dawns…
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HotDog Day

Event: Association of South Asian Professionals of B.C. organize Hotdog Day for the homeless

VANCOUVER DESI The Association of South Asian Professionals of British Columbia (ASAP), working with Friendship Providers in Action, will be conducting a Hotdog Day for…
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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI You may be planning on crossing the border to head to the US but take note Canadian retailers have embraced…
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Spice Sports: Top 2 NBA Draft Picks go Head-to-Head!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI TUNE IN TO SPICE SPORTS, M-F, 5-7PM ON SPICE RADIO 1200AM Last night, for the first time this…
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Health Check

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Surrey Memorial tops surgical wait times exceeding one year, could be fined for backlog of bookings

ADRIAN MACNAIR SURREY NOW  METRO VANCOUVER — Fraser Health could face $2.5 million in fines over a backlog of surgical wait times in hospitals across the…
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Birth control pills

The biggest fight for abortion in Canada isn’t in New Brunswick. It’s over a tiny pill

Canadian women face a stark urban-rural divide in access to abortion. How a tiny pill under Health Canada review could fix it ASHLEY CSANADY CANADA.COM…
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new cancer treatment

South Asian doctor finds fruit extract that may cause cancer cells to kill themselves

CRAIG PEARSON WINDSOR STAR A University of Windsor anti-cancer crusader may have discovered his most effective agent yet — a fruit that causes evil cells to commit…
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Bollywood sex

Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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