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SC to hear plea for regulatory authority on environment

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Supreme Court will hear Nov 14 a plea for setting up of a regulatory authority to look... (more...)

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World Bank aid for power projects in northeast

Agartala, Oct 31 (IANS) — The World Bank would provide a major share of Rs.8,150 crore for improving power transmission... (more...)

‘Rubber cultivation in northeast vital to meet demand’

Agartala, Oct 30 (IANS) — The Rubber Board has decided to expand cultivation of rubber in non-traditional areas of... (more...)

US to encourage businessmen to invest in northeast: Envoy

Agartala, Oct 29 (IANS) — The US government and its diplomatic missions in India will encourage American businessmen... (more...)

Northeast presence in Delhi Police: Just 39

By Alok Singh New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) — The northeast has an almost negligible presence in Delhi Police – just... (more...)

US team tours India’s northeast

Agartala, Oct 26 (IANS) — A US delegation now touring India’s northeast will reach Tripura Monday. The delegation,... (more...)

Two-year-old girl raped in Meghalaya

Shillong, Oct 24 (IANS) — A two-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was raped by her uncle in a Meghalaya... (more...)

Students brainstorm on global issues in Shillong

Shillong, Oct 24 (IANS) — Indian students Friday began a brainstorming session in the state capital of Meghalaya on... (more...)

Andhra rice starts reaching Tripura via Bangladesh

Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) — The second consignment of 5,000 tonnes of rice ferried in three small ships from Visakhapatnam... (more...)

Lacking infrastructure, ‘Paradise Unexplored’ remains just that

By Raymond Kharmujai Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) — It’s been termed “Paradise Unexplored” but poor internal... (more...)

Give capital punishment to those who attack northeast people: NESO

Shillong, Oct 17 (IANS) — The North East Students Organisation (NESO) Friday demanded capital punishment for those... (more...)

HC restrains P.A. Sangma from using defamatory statement against Meghalaya CM

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Thursday restrained former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma from repeating... (more...)

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11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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‘Big Ears Teddy’ Twitter account posted Jian Ghomeshi abuse allegations six months ago

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Bank customer flees after snake found sleeping by ATM machine

CEN AGENCY A bank customer in India fled when he went to use a cashpoint machine and found a four-foot cobra coiled up in front…
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Dosanjh: Zehaf-Bibeau was a Terrorist! Period.

UJJAL DOSANJH VANCOUVER DESI The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have…
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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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WHO-health

Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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