Europe

A look at the countries involved in the Saudi Arabia-led airstrikes targeting Yemen rebels

By Jon Gambrell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO — A Saudi-led coalition is targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen... (more...)

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Fresh allegations levelled against Chandy government, ministers

Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) — Two whistleblowers appeared to create fresh trouble for the Oommen Chandy government... (more...)

Russia, China oppose new move by US and Europe over Tehran

Geneva, March 30 (IANS) — Russia has opposed the “UNSC sanctions automatically reversible” on Iran saying... (more...)

Back land bill in national interest: Gadkari tells Sonia

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) — Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged Congress president Sonia Gandhi... (more...)

Jadavpur varsity sets up panel to probe ‘sanitary pad protest’

Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) — Disapproving of the “sanitary pad” campaign against rape and sexism on campus,... (more...)

Hung parliament predicted as Britain gears up for polls

By Anasudhin Azeez London, March 30 (IANS) — As the campaign to elect the next British Parliament begun on Monday,... (more...)

Citizen scientists map global forests

London, March 30 (IANS) — A team of citizen scientists from Austria has introduced two global forest maps — both... (more...)

Iran nuclear negotiations press on, still no agreement

Tehran, March 30 (IANS/EFE) — Negotiations between the world powers and Tehran regarding Iran’s nuclear programme... (more...)

Srinivasan hails 2015 World Cup as ‘truly world class’

Melbourne, March 30 (IANS) — International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan has hailed the cricket... (more...)

No Indian in ICC’s 2015 cricket World Cup team

Melbourne, March 30 (IANS) — No Indian features in the 2015 International Cricket Council’s (ICC) World Cup team,... (more...)

US-Mexico sign climate co-operation deal as Canada stalls on UN emissions bid

By Bruce Cheadle THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The Harper government is temporarily standing on the sidelines as international... (more...)

Sarkozy’s party leads France regional elections

Paris, March 30 (IANS) — France’s Conservative Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) Party led by ex-president Nicolas... (more...)

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World Cup final

Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Blogs

Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

cancer

When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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cancer treatment

Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Medical clipboard and stethoscope

Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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health-India

Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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