Taj group to launch luxury hotel in Dubai

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) — India-based hospitality player Taj Group on Monday said it would launch a luxury hotel project... (more...)

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BHEL to set up power plant in Telengana

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) — State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) on Monday said it... (more...)

Sensex up 442 points; capital goods

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) — A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made... (more...)

Winds, rain damage more crops in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) — As if the fury of recent rains in February and earlier March was not enough, rainfall... (more...)

Lightning strike, crop loss claim four lives in UP

Agra, March 30 (IANS) — Two people were killed by lightning and two others died of shock as unseasonal rain, accompanied... (more...)

US uses ‘Intel Inside’ model to push GM crops (Special to IANS)

By Vivian Fernandes The ‘Intel Inside’ model has become the template for deploying agricultural biotechnology... (more...)

Sensex up 255 points; bank stocks gain

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) — A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made... (more...)

Sri Lanka to resume road projects with China

Colombo, March 30 (IANS) — Sri Lanka has decided to resume road development projects with China, an official said on... (more...)

Jaitley assures central help for rain-affected farmers

Jaipur, March 29 (IANS) — Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who on Sunday met rain and hailstorm-affected farmers... (more...)

Gatiman Express to start plying soon

Agra, March 29 (IANS) — The much-awaited 160km-an-hour Gatiman Express would soon begin its run on the Delhi-Agra stretch,... (more...)

NMDC commissions new iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), March 29 (IANS) — NMDC, India’s largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector,... (more...)

Rs.385 crore for Andhra, Rs.150 crore for Telangana released

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) — The government has released Rs.385 crore to Andhra Pradesh and Rs.150 crore to Telangana... (more...)

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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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Cricket World Cup

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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Freedom-Section 66A-India

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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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

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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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

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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Vancouver Canucks

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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Health Check


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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delivery-emergency landing

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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Vancouver-health check

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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cancer treatment

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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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘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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patient and surgeon

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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