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On average, four killed daily on Delhi roads this year

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) — On an average, four people lost their lives daily in road accidents in... (more...)

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Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims in abandoned camps near Thai border

By Eileen Ng And Todd Pitman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they... (more...)

Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims in abandoned camps near Thai border

By Eileen Ng And Todd Pitman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they... (more...)

Militant video purports to show Chinese tourist kidnapped in Pakistan a year ago by Taliban

By Ishtiaq Mahsud THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A militant video released Sunday purported to show... (more...)

Chanderpaul’s career up in the air

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 24 (IANS) — Uncertainty continues to hang over the career of Shiv Chanderpaul with media... (more...)

Castiesm is in the DNA of Modi, says JD-U spokesperson

Patna, May 24 (IANS) — Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United spokesperson Neeraj Kumar on Sunday said ‘castiesm’... (more...)

AAP lists its 100 days of achievements

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) — Delhi’s ruling AAP party on Sunday listed its achievements in 100 days of power, highlighting... (more...)

Not grounding Su-30s combat jets post-rash: Parrikar

By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) — The Indian Air Force (IAF) doesn’t intend to ground its fleet of Sukhoi... (more...)

This robot learns things like a child

New York, May 24 (IANS) — Heard of a robot that can learn things on its own, through trial and error? Well, here is... (more...)

Cuts in funds, murder of democracy feature Modi government: Congress

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) — Accusing the BJP-led central government of betraying the people’s mandate, Congress... (more...)

Telangana man arrested for rape, murder of daughter

Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) — Police in Telangana have solved the mystery behind rape and murder of a minor girl with... (more...)

Modi government allergic to Kejriwal: Sisodia

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is “allergic” to Delhi Chief... (more...)

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Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

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100 year journey

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SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

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