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India proud of its contribution to UN peacekeeping: Sushma

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — India is proud of its own “long and rich tradition” of contribution to the UN... (more...)

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Heat wave continues to sweep across India, toll over 1,700 (Second Intro Roundup)

Hyderabad/New Delhi/Mumbai/Jaipur, May 28 (IANS) — The searing heat wave continued unabated on Thursday in many parts... (more...)

Mukherjee to visit Sweden, Belarus from May 31

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a state visit to Sweden and Belarus starting May... (more...)

Heat wave continues to sweep across India, toll over 1,500 (Intro Roundup)

Hyderabad/New Delhi/Mumbai/Jaipur May 28 (IANS) — The searing heat wave continued unabated on Thursday in many parts... (more...)

Mamata to join Modi during Bangladesh visit

Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) — West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his... (more...)

Shah attacks Manmohan, Gandhis over scams, misgovernance

Panaji, May 28 (IANS) — BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday launched a scathing attack on former prime minister Manmohan... (more...)

OTT services a serious worry, say telecom industry stakeholders

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — Describing over-the-top (OTT) services as a “serious worry” to the telecom industry,... (more...)

India monitoring Chinese Navy’s activities: Naval chief

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — Indian Navy chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan on Thursday said India was “closely monitoring”... (more...)

Police probe Indian national’s death as murder in Guyana

Georgetown, May 28 (IANS) — Police in Guyana are treating the death of an Indian national as murder after his body... (more...)

Fast-growing Etihad Airways profit rises to $73M as airline accuses West of protectionism

By Adam Schreck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’... (more...)

Fast-growing Etihad Airways profit rises to $73M as airline accuses West of protectionism

By Adam Schreck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’... (more...)

Student Visa Day attracts over 4,000 at US missions

Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) — Over 4,000 Indian students who had applied for visas to pursue education in the United States... (more...)

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Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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Aga Khan

PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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Sikh Samaritan

Sikh Samaritan breaks religious protocol, removes turban to help injured child (with video)

IANS Wellington – A young Sikh Samaritan did not hesitate to break religious protocol by removing his turban to help an injured child bleeding profusely…
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NRI-DESI-DEPORTATION

‘Stateless’ man argues deportation to India before Court of Appeal

TOM SPEARS OTTAWA CITIZEN Deepan Budlakoti, born and raised in Canada, has no citizenship anywhere. But that doesn’t make him “stateless,” a lawyer for Citizenship…
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Blogs

Abbotsford

End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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football-100year journey

B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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