meghalaya

Compile findings as part of ‘Vision 2030′: Kalam

Shillong, July 25 (IANS) — Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Friday asked IIM-Shillong students to compile their... (more...)

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‘Foreign investment needed to harness power potential of Northeast’

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, July 25 (IANS) — Without foreign investment, the vast power potential of the northeastern... (more...)

Emerge as creative leaders: Kalam to IIM students

Shillong, July 24 (IANS) — Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Thursday urged students of the Indian Institute of Management... (more...)

Meghalaya CM’s office least functioning in state: MLA

Shillong, July 23 (IANS) — The Meghalaya Chief Minister’s Office was one of the least functioning offices in... (more...)

SC postpones hearing on Meghalaya CM’s tribal status

Shillong, July 21 (IANS) — The Supreme Court Monday put off a hearing to decide the tribal status of Meghalaya Chief... (more...)

Alliance Air to resume Shillong, Tezpur, Lilabari services

Shillong, July 18 (IANS) — Alliance Air will resume its services between Kolkata and Shillong in Meghalaya besides... (more...)

Meghalaya told not to hold talks with Garo outfit

Shillong, July 10 (IANS) — The central government has directed Meghalaya not to hold talks with the outlawed Garo National... (more...)

Upset with Jaitley’s budget: Meghalaya CM

Shillong, July 10 (IANS) — Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday said he was upset with the Narendra Modi... (more...)

India’s forest cover up: Report

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) — India’s overall forest cover has increased by 5,871 sq km since 2011 and the maximum... (more...)

Meghalaya excited over rail budget promise

Shillong, July 8 (IANS) — There was euphoria in Meghalaya Tuesday after Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda announced... (more...)

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

Shillong, July 8 (IANS) — The wife of an Assam Rifles trooper Tuesday accused another paramilitary personnel of sexually... (more...)

Meghalaya examining offers from private airlines

Shillong, July 7 (IANS) — The Meghalaya government is looking into offers from private airlines for flights between... (more...)

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Indian kidnappers agree to handover boy to parents on condition of swapping him for his sister

CEN AGENCY In a bizarre demand, parents of an Indian boy who has been kidnapped, were told that they could have youngster back if they…
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Tipsy British tourist asked to leave church after mistaking it for a disco

CEN AGENCY A tipsy British tourist had to be asked to leave a church in Crete where he started dancing after local kids told him…
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Private tutor mercilessly beats child, CCTV footage sparks outrage (w/video)

IANS Kolkata – A shocking video of a private tutor mercilessly beating a three-and-a-half-year-old child, caught on CCTV footage, has sparked outrage across the country….
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BC Sikhs

Frustrated Port of Metro Vancouver truckers want government to push companies to comply with action plan

THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — Drivers servicing the country’s largest port urged government on Monday to take swift action against trucking companies, which they say…
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Blogs

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Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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Left to right: Staff Sergeant Major John Buis, Trustee Harman Pandher, MLA Raj Chouhan, MP Peter Julian, Rajinder Pandher (my dad), Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley

A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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In this Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, photojournalists, with black bands around their mouth, participate in a protest against the gang rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai, in Gauhati, India. AP Photo/Anupam Nath

It’s time for India to step-up

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Life of a woman… A daughter, a wife, a mother and a widow. Each stage is directly entwined to a male,…
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Gallery: Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

VANCOUVER DESI Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014. Take a look at photos from the opening ceremony….
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India

Common Wealth Games 2014: Sanjita wins gold, Mirabai silver for India

IANS Glasgow – It was double delight for India as Manipuri girls Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom won the gold and silver, respectively, in…
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India-Canada

Indian women’s hockey team beats Canada 4-2 in Glasgow

IANS Glasgow – The Indian women’s hockey team beat Canada 4-2 in the opening match of the Commonwealth Games here Thursday. The match started in…
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Health Check

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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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courtroom drama

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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courtroom drama

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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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Adam Berry/Getty Images

Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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Lakhan Kale

Disabled nine-year-old boy who spent days tethered to a Mumbai bus stop marks new beginning

VANCOUVER DESI This weekend marked a new beginning for the nine-year-old deaf and mute boy who made headlines across the globe after photos of him…
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Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014

Neymar coming to Kerala for ayurveda treatment?

IANS Thiruvananthapuram – TV channels in Kerala Tuesday went berserk, saying injured Brazilian footballer Neymar was likely to come to the state to undergo ayurveda…
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