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Kashmir’s meagre saffron production spikes prices (Business Feature)

By Vishal Gulati Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) — More than 70 percent of Kashmir’s saffron cash crop, one of the costliest... (more...)

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Alibaba to invest more in India: Jack Ma

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder and executive chairman Jack Ma Wednesday... (more...)

Save money on ‘Twitter Offers’

New York, Nov 26 (IANS) — Micro-blogging site Twitter has launched a new feature where retailers will tweet special... (more...)

Merkel warns of recession in Europe

Berlin, Nov 26 (IANS) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday warned that Europe could slide back into recession,... (more...)

News Corp. buys stake in parent company of Indian real estate website PropTiger.com

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — News Corp. says it has invested in a real estate website in India as it tries to grow... (more...)

News Corp. buys stake in parent company of Indian real estate website PropTiger.com

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — News Corp. says it has invested in a real estate website in India as it tries to grow... (more...)

Russia to lose $40 bn a year due to sanctions: Minister

Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) — Western sanctions against Russia triggered by its actions in Ukraine will cost the country’s... (more...)

American whiskey faces challenge in whisky-gulping India

By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) — For the most part Indians love things American, but when it comes to their... (more...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

Saskatchewan premier on trade mission touts potash deals with Indian companies

THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA — Saskatchewan’s premier is heralding two new agreements that will see increased potash... (more...)

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NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI “Today I decided that I would start studying for finals,” an anonymous student wrote to the UBC Confessions Facebook page on…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Pakistani cricketer labeled terrorist for carrying bat on public transport, deported from Belgium

VANCOUVER DESI A young Pakistani cricketer and his family have been forced out of Belgium after he was labeled a terrorist for carrying his cricket…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG:The Beauty of Giving Thanks

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “Gratitude is a state of being in which we feel connected to everything in the universe. It is a fullness of…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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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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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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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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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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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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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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