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Windstorm hit BC’s South Coast, Lower Mainland

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Some B.C. ferries service cancelled, power outages, seawall closed after strong windstorm overnightTwo ferry sailings have been canceled on Wednesday morning as power out...

Fatal crash closes Hwy. 1 near 264 Street

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An early morning crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian closed Hwy. 1 eastbound after 264 Street in Aldergrove for more than six...

First doses of Covid-19 vaccine for BC frontline health-care workers

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BC's first doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be going to certain frontline health-care workers, including those in the province's long-term care system. That's partly because...

COVID-19 cases hits 941 in BC on Nov. 24

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Covid-19 hit new high of 941 diagnosed caseson Tuesday in BC, as public health officials tightened down on indoor group exercise activities. The latest figures...
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Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor dies of cancer

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Rishi Kapoor, the romantic star of many Bollywood films was diagnosed with leukemia in 2018, died in a Mumbai on Thursday,...

Actor Irrfan Khan, ‘Life of Pi’, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ dies at 53

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Irrfan Khan, an icon of Indian cinema who had string of Anglo-American successes under his belt, such as Life of Pi,...

Old Bollywood music is timeless

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Old Hindi film music is timeless. There is a great contribution of some remarkable music directors and lyricists, such as  Music directors: S.D....

‘Kala Chashmas’ (black glasses) worn by Katrina to be auctioned

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Breaking the marketing template has been a norm with the “Baar Baar Dekho” team. In a marketing move as weird as it is innovative,...

SPORTS

Uncertainty over next Chairman as ICC denies T20 World Cup is postponed

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Shashank Manohar is prepared to stay on as International Cricket Council chairman to oversee a "smooth transition" following reports that former India captain Sourav...

Tokyo Olympics can be “Difficult” If Coronavirus pandemic not contained, says Shinzo Abe

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says, it would be "difficult" to hold the postponed Tokyo Olympics if the Coronavirus pandemic is...

Tour De France cancelled till September amid COVID-19

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Amid COVID-19 safety measures Tour De France will be raced from August 29 to September 20, organizers announced on Wednesday, postponing cycling's flagship...

Mission accomplished: Top 6 successful run chases in Test history

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On this day in 2003, West Indies went on to successfully chase down a huge total of 418 against Australia making it the highest...

WORLD

China begins evacuation of its nationals from India

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China began evacuating hundreds of its nationals from India starting from Monday due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, the official media reported. One...

NRI couple found murdered in Phagwara

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A Canada-based NRI couple was reportedly murdered with sharp-edged weapons at their local residence in Onkar Nagar on Saturday Night. Senior Superintendent of the Police...

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for ‘espionage’

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Two Pakistani officials expelled by India over spying allegations have returned home, a Pakistan embassy spokesman said, as the nuclear-armed rivals wrangle over the...

Kerala-grown ‘superfood’ jackfruit goes global as a meat substitute

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Green, spiky and with a strong, sweet smell, the bulky jackfruit has morphed from a backyard nuisance in India's south coast into the meat-substitute darling of...

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