Society

Don’t urinate in public, Gandhi said way back in 1925

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) — Mahatma Gandhi, a strong votary of hygiene and cleanliness, came out against the obnoxious... (more...)

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Ebola Virus

The cost of not controlling Ebola in Africa? Cases elsewhere, experts warn

A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where a patient has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus on September... (more...)

Pick the perfect coat for autumn-winter 2014

London, Oct 1 (IANS) — Cold weather is descending upon us and it’s time to pick the best piece from various options... (more...)

Home ministry makes PIO card valid for lifetime

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) — In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement, the home ministry has issued... (more...)

Ready to vroom? Bike Festival of India lures bikers

Noida, Oct 1 (IANS) — A weekend treat awaits biking enthusiasts and adventure junkies courtesy the Bike Festival of... (more...)

President condoles deaths in army chopper crash

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the deaths of three army men who died in a... (more...)

Deceased medic’s parents get Rs. 27,25,000 compensation after 12 years

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) — Twelve years after a 19-year-old medical student was crushed under the wheels of a truck... (more...)

Skinny jeans, a staple trend

London, Oct 1 (IANS) — Fashion trends come and go every season, but there have been particular standout styles over... (more...)

Monk posing with iPhone 6 may face disciplinary measures

Bangkok, Oct 1 (IANS) — A monk in Vietnam could face disciplinary measures after photos of him posing with an iPhone... (more...)

Add royalty to trousseau with Bhumika Grover’s new line

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) — A fusion of traditional and urban chic and eccentric designs define Bhumika Grover’s... (more...)

President, PM condole deaths in UP train accident

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday condoled the deaths... (more...)

Accord highest honour to women: President

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday greeted fellow citizens on the occasion of Durga Puja,... (more...)

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Health Canada bans some drugs from India on quality concerns

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Health Canada says it is banning imports of some medications and drug ingredients produced in India due to concerns about…
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Close the Vancouver airport immigration cells where Mexican woman hanged herself: lawyer

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI Canada should close the immigration holding centre where a Mexican woman awaiting deportation hanged herself, and put up detainees in hotels,…
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British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Blogs

Vancouver Desi blogger

Horizon: Because I am a World Changer

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI My vision to the world. I am what many would call the outgoing teenager, which seems weird to some, as people…
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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall with the blazer and raw denim. The shoes and watch are nice complements adding to the effortless feel of…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Health Check

Ebola Virus

The cost of not controlling Ebola in Africa? Cases elsewhere, experts warn

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The revelation that a man with Ebola was diagnosed in a Texas hospital could be seen as the…
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Health Canada bans some drugs from India on quality concerns

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Health Canada says it is banning imports of some medications and drug ingredients produced in India due to concerns about…
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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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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Japan human trials

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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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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