Sony to lose $200 million following cyber attack

Washington, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) — Sony Pictures has suffered an estimated loss of $200 million on account of the recent... (more...)

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UAE’s first nuclear reactor to be operational by 2017

Abu Dhabi, Dec 23 (IANS/WAM) — The first of the four nuclear reactors being built by the United Arab Emirates (UAE)... (more...)

After years of delays and revamp, Airbus delivers first A350 wide-body jet, to Qatar Airways

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS — Airbus has at last delivered its first A350 jet, handing over the wide-body plane to Qatar... (more...)

Tea garden unions reject Bengal’s proposal on wages

Siliguri, Dec 22 (IANS) — A joint forum of tea garden trade unions in northern West Bengal Monday turned down the state... (more...)

‘India to overtake US in smartphones by 2016′

Bengaluru, Dec 22 (IANS) — India will overtake the US as the second largest market for smartphones in the world by... (more...)

RBI redefines non-cooperative borrowers

Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) — The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday redefined the term non-cooperative borrowers to include... (more...)

Coal India seeks conciliation as unions call for strike

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) — The country’s largest coal producer Coal India (CIL) Monday said it is prepared for... (more...)

GMR-Megawide reaches financial closure for Philippines airport project

Hyderabad, Dec 22 (IANS) — GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), a joint venture between GMR Infrastructure... (more...)

AAI’s non-aeronautical revenue up 52 percent

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) — The government Monday said the non-aeronautical revenue of state-run Airports Authority... (more...)

Jet Airways raises $150 mn loan from four Middle East banks

Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) — Jet Airways Monday said here it has concluded a five-year syndicated loan agreement of $150... (more...)

Seoul declares war on Uber taxi business

Seoul, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) — Kim Kyung-ho, the head of South Korean capital Seoul’s traffic division, Monday filed... (more...)

China releases design specifications for high speed rail links

Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) — China’s National Railway Administration (NRA) Monday officially unveiled the country’s... (more...)

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Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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