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Modi, Sharif handshake ‘significant’, says Nepal PM

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) — Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said the handshake between Indian Prime Minister... (more...)

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People mob Modi for a handshake in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was mobbed by a sea of enthusiastic people as he stopped... (more...)

Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc (Intro Roundup)

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) — In a final ice-breaking moment that gave a huge boost to Saarc and floundering... (more...)

How Koirala broke the impasse between India, Pakistan

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) — Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala played a crucial role in ending the impasse... (more...)

10 killed in Jammu gunfight ahead of Modi visit

Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) — Ten people, including four civilians, were killed in fierce gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir... (more...)

Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc (Roundup)

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) — In a final ice-breaking moment, that gave a huge boost to Saarc and floundering... (more...)

Sumitomo to develop Andhra capital as smart city

Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) — Sumitomo Corporation, a diversified business group of Japan, will help the Andhra Pradesh... (more...)

Two arrested in France for jihadi propaganda

Paris, Nov 27 (IANS) — French police arrested a couple in Ain, central east France on charges of belonging to an alleged... (more...)

Syrian army claims killing 50 rebels near Damascus

Damascus, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) — The Syrian Army announced Thursday that it had killed at least 50 “terrorists”,... (more...)

Mobiles on cyber attack target in 2015: Symantec

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) — Mobiles will become a target of cyber attacks in 2015 as they store up a trove of personal... (more...)

Saarc energy accord signed

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) — The foreign ministers of Saarc member states have signed the Saarc Framework Agreement for... (more...)

Eight killed in gunfight near Jammu border (Evening Lead)

Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) — Eight people, including three civilians, were killed when the security forces took on infiltrating... (more...)

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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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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

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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

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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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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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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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