HEALTHBEAT: US seeks to shore up world s blind spots in preparation for next disease outbreak

By Lauran Neergaard THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even... (more...)

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Minor’s killing: Protestors block India-Bhutan road link

Siliguri, Nov 23 (IANS) — Protesting against the alleged rape and murder of a teenage girl, local residents Sunday... (more...)

Iraqi court sentences Sunni politician to death

Baghdad, Nov 23 (IANS) — An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced a former Sunni lawmaker to death on a criminal charge, an... (more...)

N-deal with world powers impossible within deadline: Iran

Vienna, Nov 23 (IANS) — It will be impossible to stick to the Nov 24 deadline to reach a comprehensive agreement with... (more...)

Jewish settlers torch Palestinian house in West Bank

Jerusalem, Nov 23 (IANS) — Jewish settlers allegedly set ablaze a Palestinian house in West Bank overnight, media reports... (more...)

Rajnath, Parrikar speak differently on Chinese troops

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — Repeated incursion by the Chinese troops into Indian territory... (more...)

Modi will only attend SAARC Summit in Nepal

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Nepal to attend only the SAARC Summit in Kathmandu... (more...)

Four dead in China earthquake

Bejing, Nov 23 (IANS) — At least four people died after an earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude on the Richter scale... (more...)

Modi will only attend SAARC Summit in Nepal

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Nepal to attend only the SAARC Summit in Kathmandu... (more...)

India’s ambivalence on China can derail regional groupings (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Subir Bhaumik A senior diplomat recently told a seminar in Kolkata that India joins too many regional groupings, some... (more...)

39 injured as earthquake hits Japan

Tokyo, Nov 23 (IANS) — At least 39 people were injured after a 6.7-magnitude quake on the Richter scale hit Japan,... (more...)

Three killed in mine explosion in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 23 (IANS) — At least three workers were killed and 24 others, six of them serious, injured in an... (more...)

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Indian bride draws flak for wearing $700,000 jewellery at her wedding

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Video: Bear mauls Indian farmer to death, injures second man (Warning: Graphic Content)

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Video: India’s real-life Spiderman scales buildings with bare hands

VANCOUVER DESI A 27-year-old man in India who is nicknamed the “real-life Spiderman” has become one of Karnataka’s leading tourist attractions for his ability to effortlessly…
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Victim of ski accident to open spinal-cord recovery centre in Richmond (w/video)

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Doctor assisted suicide

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DR. SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  The following are the personal thoughts and feelings I had, when I attended a group of physicians, psychiatrists and religious…
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Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

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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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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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