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INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY

Barack Obama, Narendra Modi to begin repairing strained India-U.S. ties at White House meeting

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The White House says... (more...)

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US President Barack Obama waits for a meeting with business leaders in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building near the White House on July 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

India’s new prime minister accepts Obama’s invitation to visit Washington in September

US President Barack Obama waits for a meeting with business leaders in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building near the... (more...)

In this file image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. AP Photo/Voice Of Jihad Website via AP video, File

Taliban spokesman says U.S. soldier Bergdahl, held for 5 years, was treated well

In this file image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, sits in a vehicle guarded by... (more...)

President Barack Obama speaks at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Obama administration accidentally reveals name of undercover top CIA official in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama speaks at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. AP Photo/Susan Walsh KEN... (more...)

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama (L) wave to visitors as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House after arriving by Marine One, in Washington DC, USA, 15 May 2014. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Obama congratulates India’s Modi on election, invites him to visit U.S. despite 2005 visa snub

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama (L) wave to visitors as they walk across the South Lawn of... (more...)

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Obama praises India for national election, says India sets an example for rest of world

President Barack Obama. AP Photo THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is congratulating India on... (more...)

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Tiny Pacific nation sues U.S., India, Pakistan and 6 other nuclear-armed powers, demanding disarmament action

In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, a horse-drawn carriage stands in front of the Peace Palace, seat of the International Court... (more...)

A gallery worker poses with a painted portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Pakistani advocate for girls education who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, by Jonathan Yeo at the National Portrait Gallery in central London on September 10, 2013. LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

Auction of Malala Yousafzai portrait by British artist Yeo expected to bring $60,000

A gallery worker poses with a painted portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Pakistani advocate for girls education who... (more...)

This Oct. 28, 2012 file photo shows Muslim refugees at the Thechaung camp refugee camp upon arrival in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar. AP Photo/Khin Maung Win

Former U.S. lawmaker visits Myanmar Muslims, warns they lack health care, fear violence

This Oct. 28, 2012 file photo shows Muslim refugees at the Thechaung camp refugee camp upon arrival in Sittwe, Rakhine State,... (more...)

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the National Organizing summit in Washington on February 25, 2014. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Obama threatens Karzai with full U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by end of year

US President Barack Obama (R) and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai leave after a joint press conference in the East Room... (more...)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Obama to national prayer gathering: Religious freedom is a matter of national security

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton February... (more...)

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Obama appoints Indian American and University of Victoria grad to key post

Gargee Ghosh has just been appointed to Barack Obama’s  Global Development Council. Submitted photo/Bill &Melinda... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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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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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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‘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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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 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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