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Smart Cities offer largest potential area for US investment: Envoy

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) — Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “100 Smart Cities” as an area... (more...)

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Israel’s ‘more drop per crop’ floors Maharashtra CM

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) — Israel’s unique agriculture techniques which afford “more crop per drop”... (more...)

Sensex, Nifty rebound, end in green (Roundup)

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) — Rebounding from three-and-half months’ low, a benchmark index for Indian equities,... (more...)

OPEC daily basket closes higher

Vienna, April 28 (IANS/WAM) — The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)... (more...)

PM deputes four ministers for quake relief in India

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deputed four union ministers to coordinate relief work... (more...)

Ford s 1Q net income falls on strong US dollar, lower sales in most regions

By Dee-Ann Durbin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford’s net income fell 6.5 per cent to $924 million... (more...)

Ford s 1Q net income falls on strong US dollar, lower sales in most regions

By Dee-Ann Durbin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford’s net income fell 6.5 per cent to $924 million... (more...)

India, US negotiating high-quality bilateral investment treaty

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) — India and the US are negotiating a high -quality bilateral investment treaty to create... (more...)

Western sanctions cost Russia $160 bn

St. Petersburg, April 28 (IANS) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said here on Monday that Western sanctions targeted... (more...)

Shortages grip Nepal as toll rises to 3,815 (Roundup)

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) — Food and water shortages sparked anger across Nepal on Monday as thousands... (more...)

France opens probe into migrant worker abuse in Qatar as it prepares to host 2022 World Cup

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS — A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that construction... (more...)

France opens probe into migrant worker abuse in Qatar as it prepares to host 2022 World Cup

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS — A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that construction... (more...)

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ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI When I say khichdi, you must be thinking of the simple sick man’s food. But no, that’s not what I’m talking…
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Today 04/28 50%
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Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High around 15C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
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Tomorrow 04/29 50%
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Partly cloudy early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later in the day. High 13C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
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Thursday 04/30 10%
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Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 13C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.

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Diet Pepsi changes sweeteners in an aspartame-wary world

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