Qadri returns to Pakistan

Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) — Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri returned to the country Thursday. He arrived... (more...)

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honour killing

Father, 3 others sentenced to death for killing pregnant Pakistani woman over love marriage

Pakistani resident Mohammad Iqbal poses for a photograph as he holds up an image of his wife Farzana Parveen, who was beaten... (more...)

Hope of better ties with Pakistan bordered on naivete, feels Karzai

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) — Taking a swipe at Pakistan, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai Wednesday said his efforts... (more...)

Pakistan People’s Party not to hold Nov 30 rally

Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) — The Pakistan People’s Party will not hold a “big rally” in Lahore Nov... (more...)

Pakistan’s Tahirul Qadri ends alliance with Imran Khan’s party

Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) — Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has parted ways with Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf... (more...)

Delhi-Lahore bus fare hiked

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) — The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has sharply hiked the cost of travelling on its Delhi-Lahore... (more...)

Six-year-old in Pakistan acquitted of ‘sexual assault’

Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) — A court in Pakistan has acquitted a six-year-old boy of assaulting a woman with the intent... (more...)

Pakistan court hails PM’s daughter’s decision to resign

Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) — The Lahore High Court has welcomed the decision of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Shaif’s... (more...)

Six-year-old acquitted of ‘sexual assault’ in Pakistan

Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) — A Pakistan court has acquitted a six-year-old boy of assault on a woman with intent to outrage... (more...)

Traces of past, samples of nature (IANS Books This Weekend)

Peeling many layers of history through storytelling, picking up bits from flora and fauna – the IANS bookshelf this week... (more...)

Parrikar: Former Goa CM, IITian joins as cabinet minister (Profile)

Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) — Two years ago he accused the army of hogging land in Goa’s state capital. Former Goa chief... (more...)

17 arrested for Wagah suicide attack

Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) — Police, with the assistance of intelligence agencies, Friday arrested 17 suspects in connection... (more...)

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AZIZA SINDHU CALGARY HERALD My father, Salim M. Sindhu, passed away on Nov. 10. As a child, I wished he smiled at me, as a…
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Honour Killing: Delhi girl killed by parents for marrying her boyfriend

HINDUSTAN TIMES Three days after marrying her boyfriend in a temple, a 21-year-old Delhi University student was murdered and secretly cremated by her parents for…
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violence against women

SFU grad bringing local attention to issue of violence against women in India (w/ gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After spending more than a year researching violence against women in India as part of her U.K. Master’s degree program, Surrey’s…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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Spice Sports: Lions disappoint in East Semi-final

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It wasn’t too long ago that the city of Vancouver was on a major sports high. The Canucks…
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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incubator malfunction

Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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population control

India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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