Human Interest

Jaguar stolen 46 years ago returned to owner

Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) — The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) office in Los Angeles returned to its owner... (more...)

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NHRC notice to Uttarakhand over students wearing helmets in classroom

New Delhi, 18th Sept (IANS) — The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday asked a report from the Uttarakhand... (more...)

Thai PM apologises for ‘bikini’ remark

Bangkok, Sep 18 (IANS) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha Thursday apologised for an offhand remark that equated... (more...)

Scottish referendum: How the Scots changed our world forever

London, Sep 18 (IANS) — As the Scottish referendum gets underway in Britain Thursday, there are plenty of ways to celebrate... (more...)

King Richard III killed by blows to head: Study

London, Sep 17 (IANS) — A new study has suggested King Richard III was probably killed by two blows to the head during... (more...)

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Blatchford: Pakistani woman deserves a better life in this big, empty country

Jamila Bibi was whisked away by two Canadian Boarder Services Agency (CBSA) officers early Tuesday morning at the Saskatoon... (more...)

Gabbana’s love letter to ex-companion Dolce

Rome, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) — Their romantic relationship ended years ago, but Italian fashion designer Stefano Gabbana,... (more...)

Kajol debuts on Twitter for a cause

Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) — Bollywood actress Kajol, who is leaving for New York Sunday to attend the UNGA week, has joined... (more...)

Campaign brings joy to Leh’s children

Khaltse (Leh), Sep 17 (IANS) — It was for the first time 10-year-old Angmo Chotun dug into succulent, crispy chicken... (more...)

Australian student penalised in exam over hair cut

Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) — A 17-year-old student in Australia was penalised 20 percent marks in his chemistry examination... (more...)

With winter’s onset, the gods return from heaven!

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) — It’s a fair celebrated in Himachal Pradesh to mark the end of the crop... (more...)

Belgium grants right to die to convicted rapist-killer

Brussels, Sep 16 (IANS) — In a first, the Belgian justice ministry Tuesday granted a convicted rapist and murderer... (more...)

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Monkey gets Hindu cremation by Indian villagers to avoid misfortune

VANCOUVER DESI In a bizarre sequence of events, almost 200 youths shaved off their heads to ward off ‘ill omen’ brought on by the death…
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Bull makes a splash, interrupts state level swimming competition in India

VANCOUVER DESI An unlikely contestant — a bull, interrupted a state level competition in India by jumping into the pool to swim with participants, according…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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Man jailed for murder of Vancouver girlfriend wants to withdraw his guilty plea (with video)

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A man who spent 12 years on the lam before being convicted in the fatal shooting of his teenage girlfriend wants…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India-rape

India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

The model is wearing Jacket & Bracelets by Forever 21, Top by Dynamite, Pants by H&M and holding the Wallet by Michael Kors. For more…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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Health Check

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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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Obesity guru

I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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