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‘Northeast space centre not getting data from central agencies’

Shillong, Sep 18 (IANS) — The North East Space Application Centre (NE-SAC), set up by the Centre to develop high-tech... (more...)

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‘Garoland demand to continue even after peace accord’

Shillong, Sep 18 (IANS) — A rebel group in Meghalaya that would next week sign a peace accord with the central government... (more...)

Centre to sign peace accord with two Meghalaya rebel outfits

Shillong, Sep 17 (IANS) — The Centre will sign a peace accord with two rebel outfits operating in the five districts... (more...)

K.K. Paul takes oath as acting Mizoram governor

Aizawl, Sep 16 (IANS) — Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul Tuesday took additional charge as the governor of Mizoram. Paul... (more...)

Mizoram not dumping ground for governors: Gen. V.K. Singh

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) — Former army chief and now union minister Gen. V.K. Singh (retd) Monday said Mizoram was... (more...)

Militant killed in Meghalaya gunbattle

Shillong, Sep 14 (IANS) — A militant was killed Sunday in Meghalaya in a gunbattle with security forces, police said. The... (more...)

Five militants killed in Meghalaya

Shillong, Sep 13 (IANS) — Five militants were killed in two separate incidents in the insurgency-hit Garo Hills region... (more...)

President accepts resignation of Manipur governor

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday accepted the resignation of V.K. Duggal as the governor... (more...)

Garo militant killed in Meghalaya

Shillong, Sep 10 (IANS) — A Garo militant was Wednesday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Meghalaya, police... (more...)

Meghalaya taking Al Qaeda threat seriously

Shillong, Sep 8 (IANS) — The Meghalaya government Monday said it has taken “seriously” the announcement... (more...)

After driving across India, Khasi woman eyes Mongol Rally (Human Interest Feature)

By Raymond Kharmujai Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) — Driving a seven hp two-stroke engine for 4,110 km in 20 days is not an... (more...)

‘Education sector in Northeast undergoing major transformation’

By Rupesh Dutta New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) — National Award winner Khagendra Nath Chetia Phukan, who has spent 40 years... (more...)

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Iran sentences ‘Happy’ dancing youths to six months jail, 91 lashes

IANS Tehran – A group of Iranian youths, who released a video on YouTube dancing to the popular song “Happy” by American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams,…
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Vancouver murder victim’s family relieved as judges reject killer’s appeal of conviction (w/ video)

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The family and friends of murdered Vancouver teen Poonam Randhawa breathed a collective sigh of relief as the girl’s killer lost…
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India weird news

Air India passenger finds half-eaten worm mixed in his breakfast on flight to Delhi

VANCOUVER DESI An Air India passenger in upper economy class was horrified when he noticed a half-eaten worm mixed in with his breakfast plate on…
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Blatchford: Pakistani woman deserves a better life in this big, empty country

CHRISTIE BLATCHFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS When I saw the picture of a weeping Jamila Bibi in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Tuesday, I thought of only one…
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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

The model is wearing an outfit by Le Chateau and Aldo shoes. For more pictures visit: www.turbanesque.com

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Fashion Over The Years In Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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