Modi meets four South Asian leaders, not Sharif

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with leaders of four South Asian... (more...)

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Image of Asia: On the anniversary, guarding site of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, Indian police officers guard the Chhatrapati Shivaji train station in... (more...)

95 killed in Syria airstrikes

Beirut, Nov 26 (IANS/EFE) — At least 95 people have been killed and 120 others injured in airstrikes launched by the... (more...)

Alibaba to invest more in India: Jack Ma

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder and executive chairman Jack Ma Wednesday... (more...)

No trace of MH370 debris till now: Search official

Canberra , Nov 26 (IANS) — Over 7,000 sq km of the seafloor has been scoured so far but no debris of the missing Malaysia... (more...)

India invites Arab capital in infrastructure, industry

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — India has invited members of the 22-nation League of Arab States to invest in the country,... (more...)

‘Israel stands with India in its fight against terrorism’

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — Remembering the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, which included four of its citizens,... (more...)

Modi meets Bhutan, Bangladesh PMs

Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday held bilateral meetings with his Bhutanese... (more...)

Goa’s massage parlours here to stay

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) — Massage parlours can’t be wished away in a tourist state, said... (more...)

Ashton Carter expected to succeed Chuck Hagel

By Miriam Burgues Washington, Nov 26 (IANS/EFE) — Former Pentagon No.2 Ashton Carter has emerged as the frontrunner... (more...)

Bangladesh pushes for working South Asian free trade deal

Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) — Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday called for implementing the free trade... (more...)

86 protesters arrested in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Nov 26 (IANS/EFE) — At least 86 people were arrested and over a dozen injured in Hong Kong Wednesday in... (more...)

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Kathak star Sitara Devi dies after prolonged illness

IANS Mumbai – Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, leaving behind…
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Killer monkeys invade India after government issues wildlife preservation to protect wild apes

CEN AGENCY A ban on capturing monkeys in India has led to an explosion of ape attacks – some which are deadly – across the…
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Surrey husband charged with murder after wife found dead in Newton home

SURREY NOW and VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey man has been charged with murder after his 64-year-old wife was found dead at their Newton home on…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging 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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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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