Andhra signs MoU with Singapore varsity

Hyderabad, March 31 (IANS) — The government of Andhra Pradesh, the National University of Singapore and the Confederation... (more...)

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Five lecturers among seven killed in Haryana accident

Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) — Five lecturers and two students of a private engineering college were killed in an accident... (more...)

Jadavpur varsity sets up panel to probe ‘sanitary pad protest’

Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) — Disapproving of the “sanitary pad” campaign against rape and sexism on campus,... (more...)

ABVP shutdown hits rail, road transport in Bihar

Patna, March 30 (IANS) — Road and train traffic in Bihar was hit on Monday during a shutdown called by the Akhil Bharatiya... (more...)

Amrita varsity ties up with Dutch university

Bengaluru, March 29 (IANS) — Leading higher education provider Amrita University has entered into an agrement with... (more...)

Video mapping steals the show at IIT-Roorkee fest

Roorkee (Uttarakhand), March 29 (IANS) — A visual illusion display by a Portuguese video mapping duo, in collaboration... (more...)

Indian industry should donate to academia: IIT-R director

Roorkee (Uttarakhand), March 28 (IANS) — IIT-Roorkee Director Pradipta Banerji said on Saturday that Indian industry... (more...)

Jammu & Kashmir government reveals vision about education

Jammu, March 28 (IANS) — Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Naeem Akhtar said on Saturday that the coalition government... (more...)

Do something different, C.N.R. Rao tells students

Roorkee (Uttarakhand), March 28 (IANS) — Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao has students to take the less travelled road... (more...)

British students opt for sex work to pay debt

By Anasudhin Azeez London, March 27 (IANS) — A study conducted by Britain’s University of Swansea reveals that... (more...)

British students entering sex trade to pay debts: Survey

London, March 27 (IANS) — In order to pay off their debts and meet the cost of living, many British students are selling... (more...)

Stereotypes affect maths performance of women

New York, March 27, (IANS) — Gender stereotypes about women’s ability in mathematics negatively impact their... (more...)

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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check


When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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cancer treatment

Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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