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Authorities declare flood in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) -- Authorities on Monday declared flood in the Kashmir Valley, asking people living close to the banks ...

Thundershowers, snow lash Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, March 30 (IANS) -- Thundershowers and snow on Monday lashed Himachal Pradesh, causing temperatures to drop. The residents of Shimla shivered ...

Two dead as inclement weather descends upon Uttar Pradesh

Agra/Mathura, March 30 (IANS) -- The weather changed abruptly in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening with rain, accompanied by lightning and ...

Designers celebrate Indian heritage at grand finale of AIFW

By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) -- There was music, dance, drama and style at the grand finale of the ...

Ed Sheeran dating Barbara Palvin?

Sydney, March 30 (IANS) -- Just few days after he announced his split from Athina Andrelos, singer Ed Sheeran has sparked ...

Egypt prosecutor lists key Muslim Brotherhood members as ‘terrorists’

Cairo, March 30 (IANS) -- Egypt's prosecutor general on Sunday listed 18 leading members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, including ...

Round-the-world solar plane leaves Myanmar for China

Mandalay, March 30 (IANS) -- The Solar Impulse (Si2), the solar-powered aircraft on a mission to fly around the globe without ...

Cara Delevingne wanted to act since childhood

London, March 30 (IANS) -- Model-actress Cara Delevingne planned to become an actress ever since she participated in a Christmas nativity ...

DNA tests done on remains of 78 Germanwings crash victims

Paris, March 30 (IANS/EFE) -- French investigators said on Sunday that they have performed DNA tests on the remains of 78 ...

New lovers Kylie Jenner, Tyga spotted together

Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) -- After what appeared to be a declaration of love on Instagram, rapper Tyga and his ...

Around 500 Pakistanis return home from strife-torn Yemen

Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) -- Around 500 Pakistanis stranded in the conflict-ridden Yemen arrived home on board a Pakistan International Airlines ...

Troops allied to Houthis in Yemen rebel

Sanaa, March 30 (IANS) -- Yemeni security forces in the city of Taiz that have allied themselves with the Shia Houthi ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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