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UN warns of worsening food crisis in Somalia

United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) — A UN food agency Friday warned that poor rains in Somalia may worsen the country’s... (more...)

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Warren Anderson, chief of Union Carbide during 1984 Bhopal disaster, is dead at 92

By Curt Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak... (more...)

Warren Anderson, chief of Union Carbide during 1984 Bhopal disaster, is dead at 92

By Curt Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak... (more...)

Warren Anderson, chief of Union Carbide during 1984 Bhopal disaster, is dead at 92

By Curt Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak... (more...)

EU seeks talks with Russia over goods duties: WTO

Geneva, Oct 31 (IANS) — The European Union (EU) has sought a consultation with Russia over the tariffs the latter imposed... (more...)

Nokia will not make handsets in India anymore

Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) — Nokia, once an iconic mobile handset maker, is shutting down its India plant Saturday at Sriperumbudur... (more...)

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...)

Britain to repay part of First World War debt

London, Oct 31 (IANS) — British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Friday announced that the British government... (more...)

Assam bandh: Normal life hit; over 70 detained, released

Guwahati, Oct 31 (IANS) — Normal life was affected across Assam Friday in the wake of a Bajrang Dal-sponsored 12-hour... (more...)

Sensex, Nifty touch record highs for second consecutive day (Roundup)

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) — A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday touched a record high of 27,894.32 points,... (more...)

Japanese stimulus news gives global stocks a boost; Nikkei closes at highest level since 2007

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Global stocks spiked sharply higher Friday after the... (more...)

Japan stock index soars 5 per cent, yen falls after BOJ announces new stimulus

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Japan’s stock benchmark surged 5 per cent to... (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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‘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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Bank customer flees after snake found sleeping by ATM machine

CEN AGENCY A bank customer in India fled when he went to use a cashpoint machine and found a four-foot cobra coiled up in front…
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Dosanjh: Zehaf-Bibeau was a Terrorist! Period.

UJJAL DOSANJH VANCOUVER DESI The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have…
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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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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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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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