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TSX set for lower open amid falling gold prices, heavy slate of earnings

By Malcolm Morrison THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – The Toronto stock market was likely in for a negative session Thursday... (more...)

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Markets hit record highs (Roundup)

Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) — A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday touched a record high of 27,390.60 points... (more...)

TransCanada files application to NEB for Energy East crude pipeline

THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY – TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says its regulatory application for the proposed Energy East... (more...)

TransCanada files application to NEB for Energy East crude pipeline

THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY – TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says its regulatory application for the proposed Energy East... (more...)

Inviting Sharif, not Modi to Jama Masjid: Shahi Imam

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — The Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid Thursday said he was inviting Pakistan Prime... (more...)

When death ruled the streets of Delhi (30 years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)

By M.R. Narayan Swamy It was an accidental meeting with a Military Police officer that led us to the house of death in Delhi... (more...)

Tweaked foreign equity norms will boost construction: Experts

By Aparajita Gupta New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — The Indian government’s decision to relax the norms for foreign... (more...)

30 years after Indira, Congress pale shadow of former self (Thirty years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)

By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — Thirty years after it lost its charismatic leader Indira Gandhi to the... (more...)

India gets its ‘spook’ on to celebrate Halloween (Lifestyle Feature/With Images)

By Karishma Saurabh Kalita New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — “Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldronbubble,”... (more...)

Chopper deal: HC notice to ED on Khaitan’s bail plea

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a bail... (more...)

China Defence Ministry chides India over new border posts along disputed frontier

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING – China’s Defence Ministry cautioned New Delhi on Thursday over Indian plans to... (more...)

Nita Ambani invited to US cancer institute board

Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) — Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani has been invited to join the board of visitors... (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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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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