Religion

‘Shradhs’ hold up lists, nominations for Haryana assembly polls

By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) — Harayana’s ruling Congress has, so far, not released its list of... (more...)

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Spiritual leaders call for panel to stop riots

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) — Spiritual leaders from various faiths Monday decided to set up a formal group to suggest... (more...)

Muslim organisation in Australia to start hotline

Canberra, Sep 22 (IANS) — Following the attack on a mosque in Sydney last week, the Islamic Council of Western Australia... (more...)

Four Nobel laureates to grace Dalai Lama’s Nobel anniversary

Dharamsala, Sep 22 (IANS) — Four Nobel Peace laureates will attend a programme here next month to mark the silver jubilee... (more...)

Things are changing in China: Dalai Lama

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) — Chinese President Xi Jinping’s open admission of Tibet playing an important role in... (more...)

Monks caught with drugs in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Sep 22 (IANS) — Two Buddhist monks in Cambodia were arrested and defrocked after police raided the pagoda... (more...)

Indian Museum’s heritage, modern 3D idols to mark Durga Puja

By Sahana Ghosh Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) — Resurgence of traditional idol designs at the clay modelers’ quarter... (more...)

Rein in leaders who spew venom: Muslims to Modi

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comment on Indian Muslims that they will “live... (more...)

Special bi-weekly train from Ahmedabad to Katra

Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) — Beginning Oct 1, Western Railway will run a special train from here twice a week for pilgrims... (more...)

Muslim clerics in UP laud Modi’s statement

Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) — Muslim religious leaders in Uttar Pradesh Saturday lauded the statement of Prime Minister... (more...)

Hajj flights resume from Srinagar

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) — Hajj flights from summer capital Srinagar to Saudi Arabia, which were suspended due to floods,... (more...)

12 injured in clash over organising Durga Puja in Tripura

Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) — At least 12 people, including six women, were injured during a clash between two communities... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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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 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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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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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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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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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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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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