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Has the tree planted by Obama in India already died? Officials insist it hasn’t

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Modi’s controversial name-striped suit raises nearly $700,000 at auction

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Narendra Modi’s controversial name-striped suit auctioned to clean up Ganges

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, center, and Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shake hands together as they pose for photographers before the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of China, Russia and India at Diaoyutai State guesthouse in Beijing Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. AP Photo/Wu Hong

Neighbours India, China reaffirm ties following Obama’s trip last month to New Delhi

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Indian government replaces top foreign ministry official, but gives no reason

S. Jaishankar took over as India’s new foreign secretary on Thursday. Hindustan Times photo. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW... (more...)

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Siri Fort Auditorium, a government-run event center, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

Shah Rukh Khan on cloud nine after Obama shout out

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Obama draws on experience as a minority while touting gender and religious equality in India

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Obama takes in grand Republic Day parade in show of solidarity between U.S., India

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Trumpeters from the Indian Border Security Force's Camel Mounted Band play their instruments while riding their camels during the nation's Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2015. Rain failed to dampen spirits at India's Republic Day parade January 26 as US President Barack Obama became the first US president to attend the spectacular military and cultural display in a mark of the nations' growing closeness. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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Gallery: Rehearsing for India’s Republic Day parade ahead of Obama’s visit

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President Barack Obama walks down the stairs of Air Force One upon his arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Obama returned from a two-day trip to discuss his State of the Union address. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana

Indian president to host star-studded banquet for Barack Obama

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, September 23, 2014. The Obamas are traveling to New York for the United Nations General Assembly. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

White House says Michelle Obama will accompany Obama on trip to India later this week

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NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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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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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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‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

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