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Ronaldo ready to upstage Barcelona s Messi at Bernabeu in clasico

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADRID - Not one to be easily upstaged, Cristiano Ronaldo appears eager to spoil what could be a record-breaking ...

Belgium breaks into top 4 of FIFA rankings for first time; Spain slips two places to 10th

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH - Belgium has moved into the top four of the FIFA monthly rankings for the first time and ...

Rights group says Asian, African female migrants abused in UAE homes, excluded from labour law

By Teresa Cerojano THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANILA, Philippines - Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates ...

Sarfraz belligerent ton spurs Pakistan to 454-8 against Australia on day 2 of 1st test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century led Pakistan to a strong 454-8 against Australia at tea ...

Shops, businesses closed as separatists protest Indian prime minister s visit to Kashmir

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India - Shops and businesses were closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday as separatists protested a visit by ...

Belgium breaks into top 4 of FIFA rankings for first time; Spain slips two places to 10th

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH - Belgium has moved into the top four of the FIFA monthly rankings for the first time and ...

Maestro of clasicos, Lionel Messi leads Barcelona at Real Madrid

By Joseph Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BARCELONA, Spain - Accustomed to thriving against his fierce rival, Lionel Messi will again lead Barcelona at ...

Belgium breaks into top 4 of FIFA rankings for first time; Spain slips two places to 10th

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH - Belgium has moved into the top four of the FIFA rankings for the first time and former ...

Shops, businesses closed as separatists protest Indian prime minister s visit to Kashmir

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India - Shops and businesses are closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir because of a protest by separatist groups against ...

Much more than a clasico: Messi aims for record, Suarez ends biting ban, Ronaldo on run

By Joseph Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BARCELONA, Spain - Saturday's game between Real Madrid and Barcelona will last 90 minutes like any other, ...

Record demand for 2015 Rugby World Cup tickets; 500,000 applications for final

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON - A total of 950,000 tickets to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England were sold last month ...

Police: Gunmen kill 8 minority Shiite Muslims in southwest Pakistan

By Abdul Sattar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS QUETTA, Pakistan - Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing ...

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Diwali celebrations in Vancouver and Surrey

DiwaliFest celebrates its 11th anniversary from Oct. 17 to 26 at various sites in Surrey and Vancouver. Diwali Celebration Friday, Oct. 24 at Firehall Centre…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Light up Diwali with this delicious dinner: Butter Chicken, Basmati Rice with Peas, Chickpea Masala and Gulab Jamun

Indian festival is a fine reason for a feast BAL ARNESON POSTMEDIA NEWS Diwali is India’s biggest festival. People light candles and divas (small Indian…
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Heartbreaking photos of two elephants electrocuted in India

IANS Siliguri – Two elephants, including a female, were electrocuted in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district Saturday, an official said. The tuskers were found in a…
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Blogs

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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Harnoor Gill is all set to promote the World Vision’s Gift Catalogue campaign.

How to help World Vision this holiday season

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI World Vision is an organization that I happen to be a Youth Ambassador of and it is my joy to be…
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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI This week I’m bringing back ‘ghar ka khana’ (homemade food). Let’s make cooking traditional foods cool again. For the last few…
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Health Check

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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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