Europe

Russia to extend Ukraine gas deal by three months

Moscow, April 1 (IANS/TASS) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday supported the proposal to extend the gas... (more...)

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Finmeccanica boss appointed new ASD president

Brussels, March 31 (IANS) — Finmeccanica CEO Mauro Moretti is the new president of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries... (more...)

Iran receives $490 mn of frozen assets

Tehran, March 31 (IANS) — The Central Bank of Iran announced Tuesday that it has received $490 mn of its frozen assets... (more...)

New Motor Vehicle Act for safe driving on anvil: Gadkari

Bengaluru, March 31 (IANS) — The central government would soon enact a new Motor Vehicle Act, replacing the 1998 law,... (more...)

RIL wins two oil blocks in Myanmar

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) — Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd on Tuesday said it has been awarded two offshore... (more...)

New natural gas price from April cut by 8 percent to $4.66 a unit

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) — With the domestic natural gas price announced in October expiring on Tuesday, the government... (more...)

Sanctions against Russia ‘road to nowhere’: Greek PM

Athens, March 31 (IANS) — Greece does not back the West’s sanctions against Russia as this is a “road to... (more...)

Nationwide blackout paralyses Turkey

Ankara, March 31 (IANS) — Power supply was cut across Turkey on Tuesday, halting public transit systems and resulting... (more...)

Cross introduces leather accessories in India

Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) — Global stationery and accessories maker Cross is introducing leather accessories in India... (more...)

Facebook ‘logs’ into sprawling, garden-roofed office

New York, March 31 (IANS) — The 2,800-strong Facebook workforce has another reason to press the ‘like’... (more...)

Japan not to join China-proposed Asian bank

Tokyo, March 31 (IANS) — The Japanese government announced on Tuesday that it won’t join the China-led Asian... (more...)

Indian wines sparkled at Italian show

Verona (Italy), March 31 (IANS) — A selection of the best Sula Wines and Indivine by Fratelli Wines from India were... (more...)

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India-Canada-Vancouver Desi

Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in April

VANCOUVER DESI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Canada in April, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Wednesday. Modi will be visiting Toronto, Ottawa…
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Exotic Pets: Snake owner charged in deaths of young New Brunswick brothers killed by python

THE CANADIAN PRESS CAMPBELLTON, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick have charged a man with criminal negligence causing death after two young brothers were asphyxiated…
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Aditi Arya

Miss India World Aditi Arya: Wanted my statement to be India’s

IANS Mumbai – Aditi Arya, the proud winner of this year’s Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an…
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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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Blogs

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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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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

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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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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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health-India

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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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

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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