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Mali confirms two new Ebola cases

United Nations, Nov 26 (IANS) — Mali has confirmed two new cases of Ebola, bringing to total number of cases in the... (more...)

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US urges India to look beyond IPR in affordable healthcare

New Delhi Nov 25 (IANS) — India was Tuesday urged by the US to look beyond intellectual property rights (IPR) and compulsory... (more...)

Congress writes to president over Chhattisgarh surgeries

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Accusing the Chhattisgarh government of trying to “cover up” the botched sterilisation... (more...)

NHRC notice to Punjab over five infants’ death

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — The NHRC has issued notice to Punjab over the deaths of five babies in a Ludhiana hospital... (more...)

Ban on sale of loose cigarettes recommended

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Continuing its fight against tobacco consumption, India could ban the sale of loose cigarettes... (more...)

No duck meat on houseboats as bird flu hits Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) — Tourists travelling on houseboats in the Vembanad lake in Kerala’s Alappuzha,... (more...)

Mali confirms two new Ebola cases

Bamako, Nov 25 (IANS) — Mali has confirmed two new Ebola cases after the death of five people due to the virus, the... (more...)

‘Recurrent cough and cold in children are signs of asthma’

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Children with recurrent cough, cold and wheeze should visit their physician as these are... (more...)

AIIMS to set up new maternity care centre

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — A new maternity and child healthcare centre will be set up at All India Institute of Medical... (more...)

Garlic, broccoli may speed up cancer recovery

London, Nov 25 (IANS) — Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have found that selenium – naturally found... (more...)

SC takes notice of infants’ deaths in Pakistan hospital

Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) — The Pakistan Supreme Court Tuesday took notice of infants dying in a hospital in Punjab... (more...)

Take shower selfie challenge to fight AIDS

New York, Nov 25 (IANS) — If you are done with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, pull up your shirts for the HIV Shower... (more...)

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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

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Kathak star Sitara Devi dies after prolonged illness

IANS Mumbai – Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, leaving behind…
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Killer monkeys invade India after government issues wildlife preservation to protect wild apes

CEN AGENCY A ban on capturing monkeys in India has led to an explosion of ape attacks – some which are deadly – across the…
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Surrey husband charged with murder after wife found dead in Newton home

SURREY NOW and VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey man has been charged with murder after his 64-year-old wife was found dead at their Newton home on…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

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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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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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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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