Human Interest

Operation Milaap unites another girl with family

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) — The Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Delhi Police Crime Branch has succeeded in... (more...)

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Forensic experts to examine Makkah bones

Riyadh, Dec 20 (IANS) — Forensic experts in Makkah will begin examination of the bones found at the Grand Mosque expansion... (more...)

Volunteers loaded up toys for charities

8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

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Chinese village petitions to expel HIV-infected eight-year-old

Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) — The inhabitants of Shufangya, a village in China’s southwestern Sichuan province,... (more...)

When Tihar inmates laughed their heads off

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) — It was an unusual day in Tihar Jail when laughter echoed from the prison, thanks to comedians... (more...)

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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age While exploring the effects of the protein-degrading enzyme Granzyme... (more...)

Pope Francis celebrates 78th birthday

Vatican City, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) — Pope Francis turned 78 Wednesday and although there was no planned celebration, he... (more...)

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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

A new study suggests those who feel older than their actual age are more likely to die sooner. Rafael Ben-Ari , Fotolia.com LINDSEY... (more...)

Hindustan Zinc gives vocational training to rural youth

Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) — Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company, picked 500 young drop-outs from Udaipur, Bhilwara,... (more...)

Women cab drivers soon on roads, courtesy Delhi Police

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) — In the aftermath of the Dec 5 rape in a cab by its driver, the Delhi Police have selected... (more...)

John wants to open facility for ailing underprivileged children

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) — Actor-producer John Abraham says he wants to fulfil his mother’s desire and build... (more...)

Former Korean Air VP apologises to crew members

Seoul, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) — Former Korean Air vice-president Cho Hyun-ah Monday visited the homes of the grounded crew... (more...)

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Vagina Monologues

Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Miss World

Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Blogs

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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Volunteers loaded up toys for charities

8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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