Pakistan

New Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US security pact

By Rahim Faiez And Amir Shah THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as... (more...)

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White House: ‘We support the aspirations’ of Hong Kong democracy protesters

By Alexander Panetta THE CANADIAN PRESS WASHINGTON — Foreign governments expressed support Monday for historic protests... (more...)

New Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US security pact

By Rahim Faiez And Amir Shah THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as... (more...)

New Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US security pact

By Rahim Faiez And Amir Shah THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as... (more...)

Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service resumes

Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) — The bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir resumed... (more...)

New Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US security pact

By Rahim Faiez And Amir Shah THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, Afghanistan — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as... (more...)

Panneerselvam sworn in Tamil Nadu CM, retains same ministers

Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) — Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam was Monday sworn-in the new chief minister, along... (more...)

Jamia spreads ‘Clean India’ message in neighbourhood

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) — Aiming to raise awareness about cleanliness and hygiene in the immediate neighbourhood,... (more...)

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Last remaining family member of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh dies in Toronto

An Indian policeman stands in front of huge kites with portraits of scholar and Hindu spiritual leader Swami Vivekanand,... (more...)

Jammu & Kashmir to submit list of losses to Centre

Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) — Jammu and Kashmir will submit a memorandum of losses amounting to Rs.1,00,000 crore to the... (more...)

Five militants killed in Pakistan explosion

Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) — At least five militants were killed Monday and four injured in an explosion in Pakistan,... (more...)

Bhagat Singh’s sister passes away in Canada

Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) — Parkash Kaur, the younger sister of revolutionary and freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, has... (more...)

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British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Review: Was Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM! The Tour worth the 3 hour delay in Vancouver?

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After a nearly three-hour delay, Bollywood finally took over Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum Saturday night with a lavish evening of song, dance,…
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Religious groups angry over Barbie as Hindu goddess Kali, Virgin Mary (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI Two artists from Argentina have given the legendary Barbie and Ken dolls forms of various religious figurines from Jesus and Mary to Hindu…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Girls rights

One of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI More than five months later, one of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found. According to The Guardian (2014) on…
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EDUCATION: Back to School Week: Schools are Open Again!

AMRITA SAHOTA VANCOUVER DESI Monday marked the start of a new year!  Schools swung open their doors to students across the province.  There was a…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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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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