N. America

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...)

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...)

Infosys to design Stanford course for grooming executives

Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) — Global software major Infosys Ltd. is partnering with the US-based Stanford Graduate School... (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...)

Bengaluru firm to supply airframe assemblies for Bell copter

Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) — Indian high-tech engineering firm Dynamatic Technologies Ltd. Wednesday said it would be... (more...)

Good customer service gains from competitors

New York, Nov 19 (IANS) — One firm’s loss can be another’s gain! Savvy businesses can win over customers... (more...)

New York skyscraper to sell for $2.25 billion

New York, Nov 18 (IANS/EFE) — Blackstone Group LP has reached an agreement to sell a skyscraper in Manhattan for $2.25... (more...)

Toyota set to become world’s first FCV seller

Tokyo, Nov 18 (IANS) — Japanese auto major Toyota said Tuesday that its “Mirai” hydrogen-powered vehicle... (more...)

Japan stocks rise on hopes for new stimulus after economy slips into recession

By Joe McDonald THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — Shares in Tokyo rose Tuesday on expectations the Japanese government... (more...)

Toyota names its new fuel-cell vehicle

Tokyo, Nov 17 (IANS) — Toyota Motor Corp. Monday announced name of its soon to be launched hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle... (more...)

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Indian bride draws flak for wearing $700,000 jewellery at her wedding

CEN AGENCY An Indian sweet maker made sure his daughter was the golden girl at her upcoming wedding by covering her in gold jewellery worth…
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India

Video: Bear mauls Indian farmer to death, injures second man (Warning: Graphic Content)

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian farmer was mauled to death and another left seriously injured after a terrifying and unusual bear attack in Karnataka on Monday,…
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Spiderman

Video: India’s real-life Spiderman scales buildings with bare hands

VANCOUVER DESI A 27-year-old man in India who is nicknamed the “real-life Spiderman” has become one of Karnataka’s leading tourist attractions for his ability to effortlessly…
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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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Blogs

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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Doctor assisted suicide

Suresh Kurl: States that allow and encourage Euthanasia have to be God free zones

DR. SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  The following are the personal thoughts and feelings I had, when I attended a group of physicians, psychiatrists and religious…
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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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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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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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