Markets

Indian equities markets start ‘New Year’ on positive note

Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) — Samavat 2071, marking the start of the New Year, began on a positive note for Indian equities... (more...)

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Japan leads Asian stock markets higher after US rebound, China growth figures eyed

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Asian stock markets rose Monday, led by a 4 per cent surge in Japan, after Wall Street’s rebound... (more...)

Japan leads Asian stock markets higher after US rebound, China growth figures eyed

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Asian stock markets rose Monday, led by a 3 per cent surge in Japan, as nerves about the outlook for... (more...)

Global cues push markets down 0.71 percent in the weekly trade (Weekly Review)

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) — Indian equities markets saw a volatile trade session ended Oct 17, with the main index losing... (more...)

Samsung keen to up investment in 4G market in India: Prasad

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) — Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Friday said Samsung is keen on India’s... (more...)

DLF moves tribunal against market-watchdog’s order

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) — Realty major DLF Friday moved the securities tribunal against the order passed by the markets... (more...)

World stocks rebound after US data eases nerves about stalling economic recovery

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS World stock markets mostly rebounded Friday after a fall in U.S. unemployment applications and comments... (more...)

World stocks rebound after US data eases nerves about stalling economic recovery

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS World stock markets mostly rebounded Friday after a fall in U.S. unemployment applications and comments... (more...)

India to be among fastest growing markets: IATA

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) — Industry body International Air Transport Association (IATA) Thursday said it expects India... (more...)

Indian e-commerce market to touch $6 bn in 2015: Gartner

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) — The India eCommerce market will reach $6 billion in 2015, a 70 percent increase over 2014... (more...)

Asian stock markets rise as slump in energy prices promises economic boost

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as a slump in energy prices promised benefits for the... (more...)

SEBI bars DLF, 6 executives from capital market for 3 years

Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) — The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) Monday barred real estate giant DLF and six... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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Raita Biscuits

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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We Must Criminalise Glorification/Encouragement of Terrorism By Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Health Check

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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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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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