THE LATEST: Judge orders arrests of 3 Argentine businessmen in FIFA corruption case

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — The Latest on FIFA developments: 9:39 p.m. (1939 GMT, 3:39 p.m. EDT) Following a U.S.... (more...)

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British GDP growth in Q1 unrevised at 0.3 percent, recovery on track

London, May 28 (IANS) — British gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 0.3 percent in the first quarter of 2015, unrevised... (more...)

THE LATEST: Kuwait’s Sheikh Ahmad questions motives of US probe into FIFA corruption

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — The Latest on FIFA developments: 7:23 p.m. (1723 GMT, 1:23 p.m. EDT) A Kuwaiti sheikh... (more...)

Fast-growing Etihad Airways profit rises to $73M as airline accuses West of protectionism

By Adam Schreck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’... (more...)

McLeod Russel’s net profit falls by 88 percent in 2014-15

Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) — Lower global tea prices and stress on the crops due to shortage of rain resulted in world’s... (more...)

India-Saudi Arabia discussing joint investment fund

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — India and Saudi Arabia on Thursday agreed to continue discussions on setting up a joint... (more...)

In wake of scandals, FIFA’s sponsors call for change in how world football is managed

By Pan Pylas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA,... (more...)

Fast-growing Etihad Airways profit rises to $73M as airline accuses West of protectionism

By Adam Schreck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’... (more...)

THE LATEST: European football chief: Blatter rejected call to resign as FIFA president

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — The Latest on FIFA developments: 3:50 p.m. (1350 GMT, 9:50 EDT) UEFA President Michel... (more...)

Real estate industry needs to be ethical: Chartered surveyors

Bengaluru, May 28 (IANS) — The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on Thursday said the real estate industry... (more...)

THE LATEST: European football body backs off threat to boycott presidential vote at FIFA

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — The Latest on FIFA developments: 2:50 p.m. (1250 GMT, 8:50 EDT) European soccer nations... (more...)

Futures expiry lands Sensex in red zone; down 58 points (Roundup)

Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) — Disappointing results, May futures expiry and anxiety over policy rates cut, led a benchmark... (more...)

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IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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India’s tallest man spends his days in a cage-like structure posing for photos at an amusement park

VANCOUVER DESI Life is not easy for India’s tallest man Dharmendra Singh, who stands at 8-ft 1-inch, his height being the biggest barrier for his career and…
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It’s so hot in India right now the roads are literally melting

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End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

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Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

IANS Washington – Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger. When…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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