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India accused of acting like a gold sponge, soaking up world’s gold reserves

Gold in India is used in temples and is effectively taken out of circulation for the world gold market. CEN CEN AGENCY India... (more...)

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Gallery: Shravan Kumar’s ethnic-yet-modern designs thrill audience at Vancouver Fashion Week

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Indian politician to wear a shirt of real gold on his birthday that cost over $200k

Pankaj Parakh wears his pure gold shirt that costs $214,000 during a thanksgiving visit to Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai.... (more...)

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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 Britain Commonwealth... (more...)

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Common Wealth Games 2014: Sanjita wins gold, Mirabai silver for India

Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham of India competes in the Snatch on her way to winning the Gold Medal in the Women’s 48kg Weightlifting... (more...)

This undated handout image courtesy of the Placer Dome gold mining company, shows gold in bars.AFP FILES/AFP/Getty Images

Indian doctors shocked to find 12 gold bars inside businessman’s stomach

This undated handout image courtesy of the Placer Dome gold mining company, shows gold in bars.AFP FILES/AFP/Getty Images VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Shilpa Shetty forays into jewelry designing with Satyug Gold (w/gallery)

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A photo taken on November 29, 2011 shows gold ingots in an antique safe, about 100 years old, shown at the 'History of Money' exhibition at the Hungarian National Bank in Budapest. ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images

European study finds caffeine mixed with gold may fight cancer

A photo taken on November 29, 2011 shows gold ingots in an antique safe, about 100 years old, shown at the ‘History... (more...)

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From bridal baubles to bullion, India’s appetite for gold knows no bounds

Gold has been deeply entwined in Indian culture for thousands of years. Nowadays, India is by far the world’s biggest buyer... (more...)

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DESI FASHION GUIDE: 22K gold shirt edition

SHANE KOKA VANCOUVER DESI Move over Mr. T., there is a new king of gold in town, and he’s got everything but the crown.... (more...)

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Surrey named among World’s Smart21 Communities of 2015

VANCOUVER DESI SURREY, B.C. – The Intelligent Community Forum has named the City of Surrey as one of the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. As one…
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Elephant crushes woman to death at India’s nature reserve

CEN AGENCY A school teacher was crushed to death by an elephant when it knocked her over with its trunk and then stood on her….
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Surrey Six murders: Allegations of weekend sex party, ‘sordid’ affair between investigator and potential witness rock case

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The Surrey Six case heard details Tuesday of allegations of sexual improprieties involving a second senior RCMP officer. When charges were…
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Jian Ghomeshi’s CBC lawsuit is hopeless — even if he’s telling the truth

HOWARD LEVITT FINANCIAL POST Jian Ghomeshi’s $50-million lawsuit against the CBC has everything to do with strategy and PR — but nothing to do with…
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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Raita Biscuits

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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Health Check

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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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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