N-power expands in Asia, contracts in US and Europe: Moody’s

Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) — China and South Korea have the most supportive nuclear energy policies with significant new... (more...)

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JD-U may oust Manjhi as Bihar chief minister

Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) — Speculation is rife in Bihar’s political circles over the possible ouster of Jitan Ram... (more...)

Sri Lanka sees foreign hand behind ruling party split

Colombo, Nov 24 (IANS) — The Sri Lankan government claimed Monday that there was a foreign hand behind the split in... (more...)

270 Syrian refugees saved off coast of Cyprus

Nicosia, Nov 24 (IANS) — A boat carrying 270 Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe was towed to the Turkish controlled... (more...)

Focus shifts to ‘political agreement’ over Iranian nuclear issue

Tehran, Nov 24 (IANS) — Iran and six world powers would now look to negotiate a “political agreement” as... (more...)

Pope Francis canonizes 2 Indians and 4 Italians who dedicated their lives to the poor

By Pietro De Cristofaro THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis canonized six new saints Sunday, including... (more...)

Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans and wounds dozens at volleyball match

By Rahim Faiez And Lynne O’Donnell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL — A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball... (more...)

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...)

2,600 prodigal kids dazzle in Abacus math contest

Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) — About 2,600 boys and girls from 15 states across the country Sunday participated in the... (more...)

Modi hopes for productive winter session of parliament

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday expressed confidence that the winter session of parliament... (more...)

Will continue to speak my mind, says Manjhi

Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) — Ignoring warnings and advice of his party JD-U over his controversial remarks in recent days,... (more...)

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

CEN AGENCY An Indian sweet maker made sure his daughter was the golden girl at her upcoming wedding by covering her in gold jewellery worth…
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Video: Bear mauls Indian farmer to death, injures second man (Warning: Graphic Content)

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian farmer was mauled to death and another left seriously injured after a terrifying and unusual bear attack in Karnataka on Monday,…
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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)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Dhruv Kapoor realized he was in deep trouble as he barrelled down a ski run in Russell, Man., on an icy…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Doctor assisted suicide

Suresh Kurl: States that allow and encourage Euthanasia have to be God free zones

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

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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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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