Sri Lankan leader s party downplays split that pits No. 2 against president in election

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The largest party in Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition on Saturday downplayed... (more...)

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Less than 10 Indians keen on joining, Muslim leaders denounced IS: NSA Doval

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval Saturday said there were fewer than 10 cases... (more...)

Delhi BJP meets Naidu, seeks unauthorized colonies be regularized

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — Delhi’s unauthorised colonies are likely to be regularized, said the BJP after state... (more...)

Indian smuggler shot by Nepal police

Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) — Nepal Police shot dead an Indian national along the Nepal-India border while he was smuggling... (more...)

Over 65 percent turnout in Rajasthan civic polls

Jaipur, Nov 22 (IANS) — Over 65 percent of 63.29 lakh voters cast their votes in Saturday’s elections for 46... (more...)

Woman hangs herself after tiff with mother-in-law

Ghaziabad, Nov 22 (IANS) — A woman committed suicide after a tiff with her mother-in-law when the latter scolded her... (more...)

Conference on housing for all held in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — To ensure housing for all, the government needs to focus on identifying locations facing... (more...)

We have always spoken of friendship with Pakistan: Rajnath

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — Ahead of next week’s Saarc summit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday said India... (more...)

Indian social entrepreneur wins Gusi Peace Prize

Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) — Achyuta Samanta, a social entrepreneur from India, is among 15 laureates selected for... (more...)

Trinamool MP sent to custody, Mamata dares BJP to impose president’s rule (Roundup)

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) — Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose was Saturday sent to CBI custody for his alleged complicity... (more...)

Saradha scam: Trinamool MP Bose sent to CBI custody

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) — A court, rejecting the bail plea of arrested Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Srinjoy... (more...)

Northeast journalists urge tribal body to lift ban on book

Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) — A forum of journalists in the northeast has expressed concern over the ban on a book written... (more...)

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Video: India’s real-life Spiderman scales buildings with bare hands

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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

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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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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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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 decide our body weight

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