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Ferguson trying to get back to normal

New York, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) — The town of Ferguson in the US state of Missouri is trying to get back to normal after... (more...)

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Natural shield 11,000 km above Earth stops radiation

Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) — In a pioneering feat, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and... (more...)

Nippy Thursday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) — It was a misty, nippy morning here Thursday with a minimum temperature of 9.1 degrees Celsius. “The... (more...)

Germany introduces a female quota for senior corporate posts

Berlin, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Grand coalition has agreed to introduce a quota... (more...)

Brown case highlights alarming pattern: Rights panel

Miami, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) — The grand jury decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed... (more...)

15 wins in a row great achievement: Ancelotti

Geneva, Nov 27 (IANS) — Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has called Real Madrid’s 15th straight victory “a... (more...)

41 prisoners flee Venezuela jail

Caracas, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) — A total of 41 alleged criminals fled Wednesday morning from a jail in the central Venezuelan... (more...)

Modi to campaign in Jammu Friday

Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here Friday to address election rallies ahead of the... (more...)

Army foils infiltration bids on LoC in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) — Army has foiled two infiltration bids on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu... (more...)

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Pakistani girl gunned down by uncle over loud music

File: A Pakistani teenager was shot to death by her uncle over an argument to turn down loud music. Thinkstock VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Video of 11-year-old girl singing Bollywood song ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ goes viral

India’s newest singing sensation – Jayalakshmi. YouTube screenshot VANCOUVER DESI A video of a 11-year-old Indian... (more...)

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This is the picture a South Asian hiker took of a 135-kg black bear. A few minutes later, it killed him

In this Sept. 21, 2014 photo taken by hiker Darsh Patel a bear approaches the 22-year-old in New Jersey’s Apshawa Preserve.... (more...)

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University confessions Facebook pages can show the hardships of college life in B.C. (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI “Today I decided that I would start studying for finals,” an anonymous student wrote to the UBC Confessions Facebook page on…
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Dharm Makwana: Presumed guilty until you miss your flight

  DHARM MAKWANA VANCOUVER DESI By the end of the ordeal my wife was on the verge of tears. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Pakistani cricketer labeled terrorist for carrying bat on public transport, deported from Belgium

VANCOUVER DESI A young Pakistani cricketer and his family have been forced out of Belgium after he was labeled a terrorist for carrying his cricket…
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Blogs

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: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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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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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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God Boy-parasitic twin

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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India Sterilization Deaths

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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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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