Religion

Bomb blast hits Nigerian mosque

Abuja, Nov 28 (IANS) — A bomb blast hit the central mosque of Nigeria’s Kano state Friday as people gathered... (more...)

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Pope Francis arrives in Turkey for 3-day tour

Ankara, Nov 28 (IANS) — Pope Francis arrived at the Esenboga Airport in the Turkish capital of Ankara Friday afternoon... (more...)

UN-backed summit to promote ‘Swachh Bharat’ drive

Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Nov 28 (IANS) — Prominent leaders of all major faiths in India as well as political leaders... (more...)

Pope Francis set for Turkey visit

London, Nov 28 (IANS) — Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in Turkey to help inter-faith dialogue in the country. At... (more...)

Kerala bishop’s home looted of jewellery, cash

Kottayam (Kerala), Nov 27 (IANS) — A bishop of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church here said Thursday his house was... (more...)

IS razes Muslim shrines, mosques in Iraq

Baghdad, Nov 26 (IANS) — The Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS) has demolished several mosques and shrines belonging... (more...)

Pope Francis berates Europe over treatment of immigrants

London, Nov 25 (IANS) — Pope Francis Tuesday said the European Union (EU) has aged and grown tired and criticised Europe... (more...)

Sabarimala festival season begins on a high

Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 24 (IANS) — Five days after the famed Sabarimala temple opened this season, collections recorded... (more...)

Indian Catholics now have three native saints

Vatican City/Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) — From now on Indian Catholics will have three native saints following... (more...)

President hails Guru Teg Bahadur

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of martyrdom anniversary... (more...)

Modi will only attend SAARC Summit in Nepal

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Nepal to attend only the SAARC Summit in Kathmandu... (more...)

Catholics overjoyed over sainthood to two Keralites

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) — Kerala’s Catholic community was overjoyed and held special prayers as the... (more...)

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Gallery: The bold and beautiful strut their stuff at Pakistan Fashion Week

VANCOUVER DESI Pakistan’s bold and beautiful models presented the Autumn/Winter 2014 collections at the three-day long Fashion Week in Karachi. The Pakistan Fashion Week has…
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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

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South African judge will decide whether to throw out honeymoon murder case

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge will rule Dec. 8 on whether to dismiss the murder case against a British…
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Surrey mom who lost her daughter to a drunk driver calls for tougher laws

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Coupon Queen: Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

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Spice Sports: Top 2 NBA Draft Picks go Head-to-Head!

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Raw Hope: Save and protect children in the world’s most dangerous places

War is a terrible act that has haunted mankind for centuries to come. Ever since wars that started because of land, to wars based on…
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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center: The Beauty of Giving Thanks

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “Gratitude is a state of being in which we feel connected to everything in the universe. It is a fullness of…
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The biggest fight for abortion in Canada isn’t in New Brunswick. It’s over a tiny pill

Canadian women face a stark urban-rural divide in access to abortion. How a tiny pill under Health Canada review could fix it ASHLEY CSANADY CANADA.COM…
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South Asian doctor finds fruit extract that may cause cancer cells to kill themselves

CRAIG PEARSON WINDSOR STAR A University of Windsor anti-cancer crusader may have discovered his most effective agent yet — a fruit that causes evil cells to commit…
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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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