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Indian gas pipeline explosion kills 15 people, destroys scores of houses (w/ photos)

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India river tragedy: Hair-raising video of students being swept away surfaces

Video exclusively uploaded by Indian news site amarujala.com IANS Mandi – A hair-raising video which showed how the... (more...)

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Bizarre treatment: Indians swallow live fish to cure asthma (w/gallery)

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River tragedy

I want my child back, says woman whose son was swept away in Indian river

Indians gather near the spot where dozens of students were swept away Sunday evening when a dam released a rush of water... (more...)

Indian rescue personnel gather on the banks of the Beas River during a search operation in Kullu on June 9, 2014. STRSTRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Rescuers search for dozens of Indian students swept away in sudden dam release; 4 bodies found

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Gallery: Telangana celebrates becoming India’s 29th state; drought-prone area home to 35 million people

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U.S. fugitive convicted in 2005 slaying arrested in India after 7 years on the run

A man who was able to escape a 2007 murder conviction in a scheme that sent a former Texas prosecutor and judge to prison... (more...)

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Passenger attempts suicide inside Emirate jet toilet on Dubai-India flight

FILE: Emirates Airline Group touches down at Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson Airport . Peter J. Thompson/National Post ADAM... (more...)

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Record-setting typist has a tip: Close one eye when using your nose

Khurshid Hussain makes Guinness World Record for fastest typing with his nose. Facebook VANCOUVER DESI India’s Khurshid... (more...)

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Celebrity cricket team causes ruckus on private Indian airline

Kerala Strikers celebrity cricket team. Submitted photo/Facebook. IANS Kochi — A private Indian airline forced an entire... (more...)

Bollywood style entertainment at the announcement of the Times of India Film Awards, to be held in April,  in Vancouver, BC., January 22, 2013. Nick Procaylo/PNG

Bollywood film festival to be held in Australia

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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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weird news

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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weird news

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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Blogs

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Here Come the Newly Weds!

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.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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female feticide

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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Commonwealth Games

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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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Health Check

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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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Lechal-wearable technology

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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Bollywood Bigg Boss

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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Prescription pill bottle containing oxycodone is pictured in a June 20, 2012 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

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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HIV epidemic

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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Research fraud

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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