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Narendra Modi says we need to change ‘scam India’ image to ‘skill India’

Narendra Modi. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images IANS New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday his government... (more...)

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In this Thursday, May 29, 2014 photo, an Indian man walks past a sari, with a portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, displayed outside a shop in New Delhi, India. AP Photo/Yirmiyan Arthur

India growth falls short of forecast at 4.7 per cent, showing challenges for new government

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New Indian PM Narendra Modi meets with Nawaz Sharif, leader of rival Pakistan

Narendra Modi. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — New Indian Prime Minister... (more...)

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Indian Muslims wary of Narendra Modi’s ties to Hindu nationalism, though some hope for economic boost

In this April 10, 2014 photo, displaced Indian Muslims watch election news on television at a relief camp in Muzaffarnagar,... (more...)

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New petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan needs to immediately announce new gas price: Barclays

Dharmendra Pradhan. YouTube screenshot IANS New Delhi – Listing what it called key issues needing “attention... (more...)

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Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Rekha may attend Modi’s swearing-in (w/ photos)

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Narendra Modi tapping into the selfie generation of voters

Narendra Modi #selfie after voting. AFP/Getty Images ANURAG KOTOKY BLOOMBERG NEWS Narendra Modi’s first declaration... (more...)


The ‘untouchable’ Indian rat catcher rises to become Bihar’s chief minister

JD-U leader Jitan Ram Majhi with Nitish Kumar, after he was chosen as the new chief minister of Bihar. Santosh Kumar/HT Photo DEAN... (more...)

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Parents name newborn twins ‘Narendra’ and ‘Modi’ after Indian’s next PM

Narendra Modi. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images VANCOUVER DESI Following the landslide win of India’s opposition party on... (more...)


India’s Hindu nationalist party leader Narendra Modi to be sworn in as next prime minister on May 26

India’s next prime minister Narendra Modi displays the letter from the Indian President inviting him to form the new... (more...)

India's next prime minister and Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi receives a garland during a rally in Ahmadabad, India

A ‘Nixon’, Modi can resolve border row: Chinese daily

India’s next prime minister and Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi receives a garland... (more...)

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart devotes airtime to Indian election (w/ video)

This Nov. 30, 2011 file photo shows television host Jon Stewart during a taping of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”... (more...)

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India employs men dressed in ape suits to scare away monkeys from parliament

VANCOUVER DESI The Indian government has hired ape-men or men dressed as langurs to scare off monkeys from the parliament and government buildings, according to…
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Retired Indian soldier’s ear sliced off for refusing to shave his moustache

HINDUSTAN TIMES A retired Indian soldier’s alleged refusal to shave off his luxuriant twirled moustache cost him his ear in a Bihar town. Ramanuj Verma…
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Man finds five-foot-long crocodile in his bathroom

VANCOUVER DESI A family in Western India got the shock of their life when a five-foot-long crocodile was discovered in the shower of their family…
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Minor allegedly raped by temple priest in southern India

HINDUSTAN TIMES An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a temple priest in Bangalore on Tuesday, less than a month after a seven-year-old was raped…
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KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Indian artistic gymnast Dipa gets bronze

IANS Glasgow – Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the women’s vault bronze in the final of the Commonwealth Games here Thursday. England’s Claudia Fragapane…
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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers: Study

IANS New Delhi – Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey…
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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI A smart shoe in India is claiming to be the next big thing in wearable technology. The Lechal (“take me there” in Hindi,) from…
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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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