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Rahul Gandhi uttered ‘white lie’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) — Accusing Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of “insulting the most popular mandate”... (more...)

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Mother’s milk bank: a boon for working mothers in India

By Rupesh Dutta New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) — The picture was quite clear. Even the in-laws of 24-year-old Aarti Kataria... (more...)

Nuclear agreements would’ve huge impact: Modi

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the agreements with France and Canada... (more...)

PM Modi demonstrates India’s stewardship at green talks (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Rajendra Shende US President Barack Obama, in his 166-word eulogy in Time magazine that named Prime Minister Narendra... (more...)

With Love from Obama, a ‘Chadar’ for Ajmer Sharif (IANS Exclusive)

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) — The 803rd Urs (annual feast) celebrations of the revered saint Hazrat Khawaja... (more...)

India’s diplomacy gaining direction with BJP’s ‘five pillars

By Arul Louis New York, April 18 (IANS) — While India’s diplomatic efforts are focused on furthering the national... (more...)

Modi reaches Delhi after three-nation tour

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to Delhi on Saturday after a three-nation tour of... (more...)

Bugs can solve India’s uranium dilemma: Expert

Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) — The exploitation of bugs to extract and process uranium from low-grade ore can help India... (more...)

Modi in Frankfurt en-route to India

Frankfurt, April 17 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Frankfurt on Friday evening en-route to India... (more...)

Modi made false claims overseas: Congress

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) — Incensed at Narendra Modi’s remark in Canada about “scam India” that... (more...)

Today in History – May 1

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for May 1: On this date: In 1688, the first stone was laid for Notre-Dame-des-Victoires... (more...)

Today in History – May 2

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for May 2: On this date: In 1497, Italian-born John Cabot set sail from Bristol,... (more...)

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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

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Sikh community celebrates a harvest of goodness in B.C

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Narendra Modi welcomed in Toronto

Photos: Modi-mania hits Canada

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Mininster Narendra Modi’s visit to Canada. RELATED STORIES: “Rock-star” Modi to get Bollywood-style welcome at Surrey Hindu…
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11 of 19 Surrey/Delta shootings between South Asian, Somalian groups

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Learn to make Indian foods at home

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Vaisakhi: Childhood memories, nostalgia, a connection to the past and the future

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI  For me cultural holidays and Punjabi food will always have a sense of nostalgia. They connect me to parts of my…
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Morbidly obese B.C. woman denied reimbursement after weight-loss surgery complications in California

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who spent $85,000 in California for treatment of complications arising from surgery for morbid obesity has been denied…
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Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

IANS London – Close male relatives of men convicted of sexual offences are more likely to commit the same types of crimes, Swedish scientists have…
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Homeopathy drugs for AIDS from snake venom, HIV Virus

IANS New Delhi – Scientific research into possible medicines for the dreaded AIDS disease from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself and even snake venom…
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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

IANS Washington – In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time…
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Daddy Quota: Canada has found a way to get dads to do more housework

BRIGID SCHULTE THE WASHINGTON POST We’ve long known the importance of giving women the chance to spend some few weeks — or months — away…
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Courage To Come Back: Andy Bhatti makes it his life’s work to help young victims of sex abuse

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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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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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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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