N. America

Oliver urges weaker G20 economies to follow Canadian stimulus model

THE CANADIAN PRESS SYDNEY, Australia — Different economic situations require different approaches to meeting the G20′s... (more...)

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With Modi PM, Vibrant Gujarat billed as ‘Davos of East’

By Prashant Sood Ahmedabad, Sep 21 (IANS) — The Vibrant Gujarat (VG) summit here next January is likely to see some... (more...)

From inspiration to ideas, new age work space offers it all (Business Feature)

By Shweta Sharma New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) — Nav Chatterji prepares for work in the mornings but instead of going to... (more...)

G-20 finance chiefs say they are close to goal of boosting world economy by $2 trillion

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SYDNEY, Australia — Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close... (more...)

Chinese may need 98,000 new pilots in 20 years

Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) — China will need 98,000 more pilots and 101,000 maintenance technicians in the next 20 years,... (more...)

Modi to meet Hasina in New York

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his first bilateral interaction with Bangladesh Prime... (more...)

Business Highlights

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS —— Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as... (more...)

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba debuts at NYSE

New York, Sep 19 (IANS) — China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Friday morning rang the opening bell at the... (more...)

Earth to have nearly 11 bn people by 2100: UN

Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) — The Earth is going to have 11 billion people by 2100, with the rising population exacerbating... (more...)

Fund manager Q&A: Indian stocks may keep rising, but don’t look to get rich quick

By Stan Choe THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — To find the year’s best-performing mutual funds, head east. In India,... (more...)

World stock markets modestly higher after Fed as Scotland votes on independence

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, South Korea — World stocks were mostly higher Thursday as Scotland voted... (more...)

World stock markets modestly higher after Fed as Scotland votes on independence

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, South Korea — World stock markets were mostly higher Thursday as Scotland... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

The model is wearing an outfit by Le Chateau and Aldo shoes. For more pictures visit: www.turbanesque.com

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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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