Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross the danger mark following heavy rain

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India — Authorities in Kashmir issued alerts Monday and asked people to move to higher... (more...)

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Bus plunges into gorge in eastern India, killing 11 passengers and injuring dozens of others

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PATNA, India — Police say at least 11 people were killed when a bus veered off a mountain road... (more...)

Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross the danger mark following heavy rain

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India — Authorities in Kashmir have issued alerts and are asking people to move to higher... (more...)

US uses ‘Intel Inside’ model to push GM crops (Special to IANS)

By Vivian Fernandes The ‘Intel Inside’ model has become the template for deploying agricultural biotechnology... (more...)

Cloudy day ahead in Delhi

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) — It was a partly cloudy morning on Monday in the national capital with the minimum temperature... (more...)

Lee a committed karma yogi, says Modi; joins world leaders in tribute (Roundup)

Singapore/New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined many world leaders at the funeral of Singapore... (more...)

Mitchell Starc: Bowler who dominated the batsman’s game

Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) — Who could have imagined at the start of the World Cup that in a batsman-dominated game,... (more...)

Government will try to ban cow slaughter: Rajnath

Indore (Madhya Pradesh), March 29 (IANS) — The central government will try to build consensus on banning cow slaughter,... (more...)

Curtains come down on Kochi Biennale after 108 days

Kochi, March 29 (IANS) — The second edition of the 108-day-long Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB), billed as country’s... (more...)

India to airlift nationals from Yemen, sending ship

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 29 (IANS) — India said on Sunday that it would airlift its nationals from unrest-hit... (more...)

Australia become second team to win WC on home soil

Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) — Australia on Sunday became only the second outfit to clinch the cricket World Cup trophy... (more...)

In latest makeover, AAP Lokpal Ramdas also goes (Third Lead)

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) — In the throes of internal strife, Delhi’s ruling AAP on Sunday replaced its Lokpal,... (more...)

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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check


When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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