Business

Nokia shuts India handset plant near Chennai

Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) — Its curtains down for once iconic Nokia mobile handset maker, as its India plant shuts down... (more...)

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UP mulling freeholding industrial plots

Lucknow, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Uttar Pradesh government is considering declaring industrial plots in the state freehold,... (more...)

Bhopal fugitive Warren Anderson is dead (Roundup, Changing dateline)

By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) — Warren Anderson, the former CEO of Union Carbide Corp, has died at 92 after... (more...)

COAI wants regulator to review telecom M&A guidelines

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) has requested the Telecom Regulatory... (more...)

Image of Asia: Keeping watch over the iPhone line in South Korea

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo by Ahn Young-joon, a phone store worker dressed as Santa Claus keeps customers in line... (more...)

Punjab chemists to lose licence for selling banned drugs

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) — Tightening the noose around medical practitioners and chemist shop owners who prescribe... (more...)

Telangana gets 3 TMC Krishna water to generate power

Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) Friday allowed Telangana to use three TMC (thousand... (more...)

Gold price dips Rs.600 per 10 gram

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) — Jewellery buyers have a reason to buy more gold even after the festive season has just gone... (more...)

1,000-hour bandh in Assam districts lifted

Guwahati, Oct 31 (IANS) — A 1,000-hour bandh in Assam’s Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts demanding an autonomous... (more...)

Himachal to bring urban local bodies under planning area

Shimla, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Himachal Pradesh government proposes to bring all urban local bodies under the planning... (more...)

Telangana gets 3 TMC Krishna water to generate power

Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) Friday allowed Telangana to use three TMC (thousand... (more...)

Facebook sets up India Client Council

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) — Social networking site Facebook has set up the India Client Council to better serve its... (more...)

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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Jian Ghomeshi

‘Big Ears Teddy’ Twitter account posted Jian Ghomeshi abuse allegations six months ago

ISHMAEL N. DARO CANADA.COM In less than a week, Jian Ghomeshi has gone from one of the most well-known and beloved CBC personalities to an…
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CIVIC ELECTIONS

Battleground Surrey: Which mayoral candidate can stop the carnage?

CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI The streets leading to the Newton Arena are littered with debris from the previous night’s storm. Overflow from the downpour swiftly…
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Blogs

Zehaf-bibeau was a Terrorist! Period!!

Ujjal Dosanjh The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have shocked Canadians….
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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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WHO-health

Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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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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