Bangladesh

Army chief pays tribute to Kargil war martyrs

Jammu, July 25 (IANS) — Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil war... (more...)

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Bengal cabinet okays trans-national road project

Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) — The West Bengal cabinet Thursday approved a Rs.1,377 trans-national roadway project connecting... (more...)

Tripura University to attract Bangladeshi students

Agartala, July 24 (IANS) — Tripura University will launch an initiative to admit more Bangladeshi students to reinforce... (more...)

Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs rising in India: UN official (IANS Interview)

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) — After cannabis and heroin, the misuse of pharmaceutical drugs is rising... (more...)

Army chief to pay tribute to Kargil war martyrs

Jammu, July 24 (IANS) — Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh will Friday pay tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil... (more...)

India, Nepal to revive joint panel during Sushma visit

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) — India and Nepal will resurrect a bilateral joint commission after 23 years during External... (more...)

I am from northeast… but I am not Mowgli! (Comment)

By Prantick Majumder “Does the Rajdhani Express go to Assam?” I thought I had heard something wrong. When the... (more...)

India’s child sex ratio drops: UN report

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) — India needs to take urgent action following a sharp fall in its child sex ratio, a United... (more...)

Clashes between Libya’s rival militias fighting over Tripoli airport kill 47 over a week

By Maamoun Youssef THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO, Egypt — Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of... (more...)

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Bollywood stars outshine fashion at India Couture Week 2014 (w/ gallery)

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Bangladesh urged to disband paramilitary unit

New York, July 21 (IANS) — The Bangladesh government should disband the paramilitary Rapid Action Battalion (RAB),... (more...)

House fire kills five in Bangladesh

Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) — Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh’s... (more...)

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Indian kidnappers agree to handover boy to parents on condition of swapping him for his sister

CEN AGENCY In a bizarre demand, parents of an Indian boy who has been kidnapped, were told that they could have youngster back if they…
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Tipsy British tourist asked to leave church after mistaking it for a disco

CEN AGENCY A tipsy British tourist had to be asked to leave a church in Crete where he started dancing after local kids told him…
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Private tutor mercilessly beats child, CCTV footage sparks outrage (w/video)

IANS Kolkata – A shocking video of a private tutor mercilessly beating a three-and-a-half-year-old child, caught on CCTV footage, has sparked outrage across the country….
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Frustrated Port of Metro Vancouver truckers want government to push companies to comply with action plan

THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — Drivers servicing the country’s largest port urged government on Monday to take swift action against trucking companies, which they say…
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Blogs

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Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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It’s time for India to step-up

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Life of a woman… A daughter, a wife, a mother and a widow. Each stage is directly entwined to a male,…
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Gallery: Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

VANCOUVER DESI Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014. Take a look at photos from the opening ceremony….
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India

Common Wealth Games 2014: Sanjita wins gold, Mirabai silver for India

IANS Glasgow – It was double delight for India as Manipuri girls Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom won the gold and silver, respectively, in…
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India-Canada

Indian women’s hockey team beats Canada 4-2 in Glasgow

IANS Glasgow – The Indian women’s hockey team beat Canada 4-2 in the opening match of the Commonwealth Games here Thursday. The match started in…
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Health Check

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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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Disabled nine-year-old boy who spent days tethered to a Mumbai bus stop marks new beginning

VANCOUVER DESI This weekend marked a new beginning for the nine-year-old deaf and mute boy who made headlines across the globe after photos of him…
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Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014

Neymar coming to Kerala for ayurveda treatment?

IANS Thiruvananthapuram – TV channels in Kerala Tuesday went berserk, saying injured Brazilian footballer Neymar was likely to come to the state to undergo ayurveda…
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