Europe

Ultra rich population getting richer: Study

Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) — Only 0.004 percent of the world’s high networth adult population controls almost... (more...)

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CII to support agricultural sector’s growth

Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) — Stating that India’s productivity in foodgrains per hectare was much lower than other... (more...)

India wants to energise trade ties with EU

Brussels, Nov 21 (IANS) — Indian Ambassador to the European Union (EU) and Belgium Manjeev Singh Puri has called for... (more...)

OPEC daily basket price closes tad lower

Vienna, Nov 21 (IANS/WAM) — The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)... (more...)

Asian stock markets turn higher as economic news juggled, yen rises after fin min warning

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Asian stock markets turned higher Friday as they juggled... (more...)

Britain fastest growing G7 economy: OECD

London, Nov 21 (IANS) — Britain has the fastest growing economy among the G7 group of developed nations, the Organisation... (more...)

RBS Group fined $88 mn for IT system failure

London, Nov 20 (IANS) — The Royal Bank of Scotland Group was fined 56 million pounds ($88 million) by British regulators... (more...)

Sensex ends flat; healthcare stocks gain

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) — A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed trading flat at 34.71 points or... (more...)

Spain’s Gamesa to invest 100 mn euros in India

Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) — Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa plans to invest over 100 million euros in India over the... (more...)

OPEC daily basket price closes lower

Vienna, Nov 20 (IANS/WAM) — The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)... (more...)

US hails Morocco’s encouragement of women entrepreneurs

Marrakech, Nov 20 (IANS) — US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has hailed the leadership of Morocco’s King... (more...)

Over Rs.12 lakh crore investment deals likely at Vibrant Gujarat

Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) — Gujarat expects investment deals of over Rs.12 lakh crore at the Vibrant Gujarat Global... (more...)

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After 800 years, a proud Hindu ruling Delhi: Singhal

IANS New Delhi – The World Hindu Congress Friday saw exhortations on the potential of “Bharat” to provide “direction” to the world with VHP leader…
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Victim of ski accident to open spinal-cord recovery centre in Richmond (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Dhruv Kapoor realized he was in deep trouble as he barrelled down a ski run in Russell, Man., on an icy…
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op-ed

Aziza Sindhu: How do you grieve for a tyrant father?

AZIZA SINDHU CALGARY HERALD My father, Salim M. Sindhu, passed away on Nov. 10. As a child, I wished he smiled at me, as a…
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India

Honour Killing: Delhi girl killed by parents for marrying her boyfriend

HINDUSTAN TIMES Three days after marrying her boyfriend in a temple, a 21-year-old Delhi University student was murdered and secretly cremated by her parents for…
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Blogs

Kesler

Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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LionsAls

Spice Sports: Lions disappoint in East Semi-final

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It wasn’t too long ago that the city of Vancouver was on a major sports high. The Canucks…
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Health Check

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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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doctor-scapegoat

Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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population control

India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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