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Miley Cyrus shares naked selfie, again

London, Oct 1 (IANS) -- It seems Singer Miley Cyrus is obsessed with posting naked selfies on the photo-sharing website Instagram. ...

India, US commit to hit terrorist havens

By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) -- In a significant development, India and the US have committed to make joint and ...

US-led anti-IS coalition illegitimate: Iran

Damascus, Oct 1 (IANS) -- The US-led anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition is "illegitimate", said a top Iranian official visiting Syria Tuesday. The ...

‘Secret service won’t allow repeat of White House breach’

Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) -- US secret service chief Julia Pierson vowed Tuesday that the breach of White House security will ...

Apple benefited from illegal tax agreements in Ireland: EU

Brussels, Oct 1 (IANS) -- European Union (EU) regulators Tuesday announced that Apple Inc. enjoyed state aid from Ireland for many ...

The displaced from eastern Ukraine continue to flow

By Isabel Saco Odessa (Ukraine), Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) -- Despite a recent ceasefire, the people displaced by the separatist conflict in Donetsk ...

Alicia Keys may deliver baby on New Year’s Eve

Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) -- Singer Alicia Keys has disclosed that her due date for the delivery of her second ...

IS forces closing in on Syrian-Kurdish town

Beirut, Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) -- The Islamic State Sunni radical group advanced Tuesday on Kobani, the Syrian-Kurdish town on the Turkish ...

20 killed in Algeria bus accident

Algiers, Oct 1 (IANS) -- At least 20 passengers were killed Tuesday in a road accident in Algeria, media reports said. The ...

New confidence, new excitement in India-US ties: Modi (Roundup)

Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) -- Saying there is "new confidence, new excitement" in the India-US relationship, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Keira Knightley not scared of ageing

London, Oct 1 (IANS) -- Actress Keira Knightley says she isn't scared of getting older as her "early twenties were not ...

Kiev rules out elections in rebel-controlled areas

Kiev, Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) -- Legislative elections set for Oct 26 in Ukraine cannot be held in areas controlled by pro-Russian ...

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Last remaining family member of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh dies in Toronto

IANS Chandigarh — The younger sister and last remaining blood relative of revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has died in Canada, according to relatives in…
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India honours 100-year anniversary of Komagata Maru with commemorative coins

IANS New Delhi — India on Monday released a set of special coins as part of a year-long centenary commemoration of the 1914 Komagata Maru…
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Blogs

Vancouver Desi blogger

Horizon: Because I am a World Changer

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI My vision to the world. I am what many would call the outgoing teenager, which seems weird to some, as people…
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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall with the blazer and raw denim. The shoes and watch are nice complements adding to the effortless feel of…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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Addiction

The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Dr. Rohit Joshi, chairman of Aarna Superspecialty Hospital in Gujarat.

Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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