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(TUESDAY) ‘E-commerce has given book industry a boost’

By Shilpa Rraina New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) — E-commerce has given the book industry a substantial boost by bringing... (more...)

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Why target only India for rapes, says Danish designer-writer

By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) — Why target only India for rapes, they happen all over the world, says... (more...)

Shamans, Communists and Crimes: The Dr Siri series (Column: Bookends)

By Vikas Datta Devices for travelling instantly to any corner of the world and any time period already exist – they... (more...)

Creative writing has capacity to touch lives: Modi

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said creative writing has the capacity to touch... (more...)

Hope ‘Nach Baliye’ clears my doubts about reality shows: Chetan Bhagat

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) — Scripted and staged fights are thought to be synonymous with reality shows. Now, author... (more...)

19th-century Kathmandu tower collapses

Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) — The Dharahara, a nine-storeyed 19th-century tower, collapsed here after a huge earthquake... (more...)

South Asia’s biggest tattoo convention being held in Nepal

Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) — Over 150 tattoo artists from various countries have gathered here for the 5th International... (more...)

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Can yoga really give you an orgasm? Well, let’s just call it a yogasm!

File photo: Yoga enthusiasts enjoy yoga and raggae at the Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver on January 25, 2015. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG MAXINE... (more...)

Kolkata Armenians mark 100th anniversary of genocide

Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) — At least 100 members of the Armenian community in Kolkata participated in a special prayer... (more...)

Stories of women’s empowerment, a werewolf (IANS Books This Weekend)

A book analyses the drivers of change and the repercussions of present-day gender revolutions, a man in today’s Kolkata... (more...)

Why this 1949 love story is relevant in today’s times (Book Review)

By Shilpa Raina Title: Chander and Sudha; Author: Dharamvir Bharati translated by Poonam Saxena; Publisher:Penguin Viking;... (more...)

Sunita Williams visits Taj Mahal

Agra, April 24 (IANS) — Renowned astronaut Sunita Williams, who spent a record 195 days in space, has visited the Taj... (more...)

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Harold & Kumar actor Kal Penn stars in film being shot in B.C.

MICHAEL D. REID TIMES COLONIST Kal Penn is coming to town to star in The Girl in the Photographs, a horror feature that began shooting…
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Video shows a mom beating school staff after her daughter was stopped from carrying cellphone

HINDUSTAN TIMES A woman allegedly beat up the director of a school in Jalandhar after her daughter was stopped from carrying a mobile phone…
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Video shows a young girl being brutally beaten with a stick, kicked by her father

VANCOUVER DESI A viral video of a father brutally beating up a young girl will make you shiver with anger and disgust, and want to…
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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Kids are shooting at each other.  The violence these children are engaged in with each other has now…
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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Kids are shooting at each other.  The violence these children are engaged in with each other has now…
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You’re pretty cool for a brown girl

You are pretty cool for a “brown” girl. Interesting statement or is it the latest pick up line? This is a statement I have been…
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Taste India: Gujarati masala khichdi is a delight for the senses

ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI When I say khichdi, you must be thinking of the simple sick man’s food. But no, that’s not what I’m talking…
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Learn to make Indian foods at home

Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla LAURA BREHAUT CANADA.COM Spices, and the way you use them,…
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Indian woman’s debilitating brain tumour turns out to be ‘evil twin’ complete with bone, hair and teeth

WASHINGTON POST Something was wrong with Yamini Karanam. The PhD student had moved from Hyderabad, India, to Indiana to study computer science. But her new…
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Diet Pepsi changes sweeteners in an aspartame-wary world

DUANE D. STANFORD BLOOMBERG PepsiCo Inc. will start selling Diet Pepsi without aspartame later this year, one of the biggest changes to the beverage in…
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Can yoga really give you an orgasm? Well, let’s just call it a yogasm!

MAXINE FRITH THE DAILY TELEGRAPH So, can yoga really give you an orgasm? Besides improving your flexibility, the ancient practice apparently has another, rather unexpected,…
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Dad gets parental rights after donating sperm to woman who used turkey baster to impregnate herself

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. — A woman who used a turkey baster to impregnate herself is on the losing side of a legal battle…
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Study finds breast cancer in South Asian women often diagnosed at later stage

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Women of South Asian descent are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer in its later stages…
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Morbid obesity

Morbidly obese B.C. woman denied reimbursement after weight-loss surgery complications in California

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who spent $85,000 in California for treatment of complications arising from surgery for morbid obesity has been denied…
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Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

IANS London – Close male relatives of men convicted of sexual offences are more likely to commit the same types of crimes, Swedish scientists have…
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Homeopathy drugs for AIDS from snake venom, HIV Virus

IANS New Delhi – Scientific research into possible medicines for the dreaded AIDS disease from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself and even snake venom…
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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

IANS Washington – In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time…
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Daddy Quota: Canada has found a way to get dads to do more housework

BRIGID SCHULTE THE WASHINGTON POST We’ve long known the importance of giving women the chance to spend some few weeks — or months — away…
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