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Sri Lankan police arrest 3 navy personnel over 2006 killing of Tamil lawmaker blamed on rebels

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankan police said Tuesday that they have arrested three navy personnel over the 2006 ...

Sri Lankan police arrest 3 navy personnel over 2006 killing of Tamil lawmaker blamed on rebels

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankan police have arrested three navy personnel over an ethnic Tamil lawmaker's assassination that ...

Sri Lanka police arrest 3 navy personnel over killing of Tamil lawmaker blamed on rebels

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankan police have arrested three navy personnel over an ethnic Tamil lawmaker's assassination that ...

Death toll in Kashmir flood hits 15; Kashmiris brace for more trouble as more rain predicted

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India -- Rescue workers pulled 15 bodies from two houses hit by a landslide triggered by three days ...

Death toll in Kashmir flood hits 15; Kashmiris brace for more trouble as more rain predicted

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India -- Police say at least 15 people have died in flood waters that submerged several areas in ...

Daniel Vettori confirms World Cup final was his last cricket match for New Zealand

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Veteran spinner Daniel Vettori returned home to New Zealand on Tuesday and confirmed what he ...

Death toll in Kashmir flood hits 15; Kashmiris brace for more trouble as more rain predicted

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India -- Police say at least 15 people have died in flood waters that submerged several areas in ...

Daniel Vettori confirms World Cup final was his last match for New Zealand

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Veteran spinner Daniel Vettori has confirmed that the Cricket World Cup final against Australia on ...

Clinton also used iPad for email despite claims of single device; mixed personal, work chats

By Jack Gillum THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while ...

Ricketts scores as Canada downs Puerto Rico 3-0 in international friendly

THE CANADIAN PRESS BAYAMON, Puerto Rico -- Tosaint Ricketts scored late in the first half and Canada's national soccer team piled on ...

Ricketts scores as Canada downs Puerto Rico 3-0 in international friendly

THE CANADIAN PRESS BAYAMON, Puerto Rico -- Tosaint Ricketts scored late in the first half and Canada's national soccer team piled on ...

Obama to pledge to cut emissions up to 28 per cent as US contribution to global climate treaty

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The United States will offer a roughly 28 per cent emissions cut as its contribution ...

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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

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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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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

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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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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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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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‘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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