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Barack Obama condemns ‘outrageous’ attacks in Canada

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Indian PM Narendra Modi has more American Facebook fans than most U.S. politicians

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mor American Facebook fans than most politicians in the United States, according... (more...)

DINNER WHITE HOUSE

What’s on the White House menu for Indian PM Narendra Modi who’s fasting?

Modi had warm water and lime for dinner at White House. File: Indian people living in the US gather in support outside the... (more...)

OBAMA VISIT WASHINGTON DC

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi say they will set a new agenda capitalizing on trade and co-operation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, for a... (more...)

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Once shunned by U.S., India’s Modi rides wave of enthusiasm to White House for visit with Obama

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a press conference at the Council on Foreign Relations, Monday,... (more...)

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Modi Mania: In glitzy New York speech, Indian Prime Minister says country won’t look back under his leadership

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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...)

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...)

Narendra Modi-India Elections

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

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DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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We Must Criminalise Glorification/Encouragement of Terrorism By Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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