S. Asia

India’s stand on food security at WTO vindicated: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said India’s stand on food security at... (more...)

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e-visa facility for 43 countries will boost tourism: India Inc

New Delhi, Nov. Nov 28 (IANS) — The rolling out of e-visa facility for tourists from 43 countries, including the US,... (more...)

Japan PM assures Naidu of help in building Andhra capital

Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Friday assured Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu... (more...)

Modi’s northeast fare: Train line, power unit and two fests (Curtain Raiser)

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala/Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be spending four busy days... (more...)

India’s stand vindicated at WTO, says government

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — The government Friday said the general council of WTO had adopted a decision on public stockholding... (more...)

India’s tablet market clocks strongest growth in Q3: IDC

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — Fuelled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand, India’s tablet market... (more...)

Sensex up 318 points; Nifty breaches 8,600-mark

Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) — A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday hit a record high of 28,822.37 points,... (more...)

SC asks DLF to deposit Rs.480 crore penalty

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — The Supreme Court Friday asked DLF to deposit the balance Rs.480 crore of a total Rs.630... (more...)

Pakistan committed to settle issues with Imran party

Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) — Pakistan’s Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal said that the government... (more...)

India, Mozambique ink MoU for oil, gas cooperation

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — India and Mozambique Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in... (more...)

India-Arab nations keen to pave new path for economic ties

By Biswajit Choudhury New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — Projects worth billions of dollars, notably in energy, railways and... (more...)

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs

Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) — A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday hit record high of 28,765.52 points surpassing... (more...)

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Editorial: Amrik Virk should do the honourable thing and resign

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Girls hanged from tree died by suicide, say Indian investigators who ruled out gang rape

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s top investigative agency said Thursday that two teenage girls believed to have been raped and hanged…
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Surrey crash-desi

Surrey crash victim’s son says deporting parolee would ‘send a message’

TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW SURREY — A Surrey man who killed an elderly man when he smashed his brother’s Corvette into a Surrey bus shelter…
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Stereotyping is alive and well when it comes to Muslim and Sikh religious symbols in Canada

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Raw Hope: Save and protect children in the world’s most dangerous places

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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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incubator malfunction

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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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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