Human Interest

Xi Jinping-Peng Liyuan love story goes viral on internet

Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) — A music video that tells the story of the deep love between Chinese President Xi Jinping... (more...)

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Odisha youngsters launch Blanket Challenge for homeless

Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) — Youngsters in Odisha posted an idea on social networking site Facebook about 15 days ago.... (more...)

How humans colonised the Tibetan plateau

Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) — After several failed attempts to negotiate the tough terrain of the Tibetan plateau, farming... (more...)

Don’t miss this gigantic selfie

Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) — A group of at least 1,151 people in Bangladesh have taken a selfie together with their Nokia... (more...)

2,600 prodigal kids dazzle in Abacus math contest

Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) — About 2,600 boys and girls from 15 states across the country Sunday participated in the... (more...)

In Rajasthan, a cradle which saved over 100 female infants (Human Interest Feature)

By Gaurav Sharma Udaipur, Nov 23 (IANS) — Nearly three years ago, Radha, an infant then, was found lying in thorny... (more...)

Bihar woman leaves husband’s house for lack of toilet

Patna, Nov 22 (IANS) — A woman in a Bihar village has left her husband’s house after he failed to construct a... (more...)

Doctor assisted suicide

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

In the 21st century culture, Krishna’s sermon translates that physicians should mind treating their patients; not persuading... (more...)

Courage over adversity: Cancer bravehearts to run Half Marathon

By Anjali Madan New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — Young bravehearts who have overcome cancer now want to run in the Airtel... (more...)

‘Global efforts inadequate to prevent violence against women’

Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) — Globally, one in three women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their... (more...)


Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

An Abbotsford acupuncturist has had her licence to practise suspended after a Fraser Health investigation into unsanitary... (more...)

Duchess of Alba, aristocrat with most titles, dies

Seville, Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) — The Duchess of Alba, the aristocrat with most titles in the world and one of the biggest... (more...)

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Surrey’s YouTube prankster Ace Journey on a roll (w/video)

KRISTI ALEXANDRA SURREY NOW SURREY — If you were recently chased through Bear Creek Park by a Sasquatch, chances are you were part of a…
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Venus Williams dances on a Bollywood number in India (w/gallery, video)

CEN AGENCY Former world number one tennis player Venus Williams, 34, took the opportunity to fulfil a lifelong dream by dancing to a Bollywood number…
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desi bride loaded in gold

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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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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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


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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population control

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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