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At UN summit, Obama to pressure foreign leaders to make bold commitments on climate change

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will turn his sights overseas next week,... (more...)

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At UN summit, Obama to pressure foreign leaders to make bold commitments on climate change

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will turn his sights overseas next week,... (more...)

At UN summit, Obama to pressure foreign leaders to make bold commitments on climate change

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama next week is turning his sights overseas,... (more...)

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Vancouver Lions to take on Royal Kings USA, Lahore Lions in World Kabaddi League matches this weekend

Vancouver Lions will take on Royal Kings USA in the first WKL match in Jalandhar this weekend. Facebook VANCOUVER DESI The... (more...)

Obama nominates ambassadors to Mexico, India

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is nominating a former Clinton White House deputy chief of... (more...)

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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

File: An Indian traveller found a fried rat in his snack from a railway food kiosk. AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal VANCOUVER DESI A... (more...)

Border concerns dominate talks as India, China give fillip to trade, investment (Second Intro Roundup)

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) — India’s concerns over Chinese troops’ incursions remained at the forefront of... (more...)

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Video of Indian legislator wiping soiled fingers with former parliamentarian’s ‘sari’ goes viral

HINDUSTAN TIMES A video clip of a local legislator seen wiping his soiled fingers with a former BJP parliamentarian’s... (more...)

India, China keen for early resolution of boundary question: Mukherjee

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) — India and China are committed to maintenance of peace and tranquillity on their borders... (more...)

Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh calls for questioning minister, MP

Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) — Having already dragged the name of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Saradha... (more...)

Badal orders probe over Congress lawmaker’s ‘misbehaviour’

Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) — Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday ordered a probe after a Congress legislator... (more...)

India-China want early resolution to border questions: Mukherjee

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) — Calling for greater cooperation between India and China, President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday... (more...)

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Vancouver murder victim’s family relieved as judges reject killer’s appeal of conviction (w/ video)

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The family and friends of murdered Vancouver teen Poonam Randhawa breathed a collective sigh of relief as the girl’s killer lost…
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India weird news

Air India passenger finds half-eaten worm mixed in his breakfast on flight to Delhi

VANCOUVER DESI An Air India passenger in upper economy class was horrified when he noticed a half-eaten worm mixed in with his breakfast plate on…
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Blatchford: Pakistani woman deserves a better life in this big, empty country

CHRISTIE BLATCHFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS When I saw the picture of a weeping Jamila Bibi in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Tuesday, I thought of only one…
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Pakistani politicians barred from flight for turning up late (w/video)

IANS Islamabad – Two Pakistani politicians were barred from a flight for holding it up for over one-and-a-half hours, media reported Tuesday. Passengers of an…
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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

The model is wearing an outfit by Le Chateau and Aldo shoes. For more pictures visit: www.turbanesque.com

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Fashion Over The Years In Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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