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Nepal, India begin talks to build 6,720 MW power project

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) — Three days after Nepal and Indian infrastructure major GMR sealed a deal to... (more...)

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A QuickSketch profile of New Brunswick NDP Leader Dominic Cardy

THE CANADIAN PRESS A sketch of Dominic Cardy, leader of the New Democratic Party of New Brunswick: Age: 44. Early years:... (more...)

Vehicle-thefts in Delhi to break three-year record

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) — If vehicle thefts in the capital continue to be reported at an astounding... (more...)

Former Nepalese king Gyanendra suffers heart attack

Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) — Nepal’s former King Gyanendra Shah has suffered a heart attack, officials said. On... (more...)

Dalai Lama praises Chinese President Xi Jinping as ‘more realistic’ than his predecessors

By Katy Daigle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for... (more...)

Business Highlights

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS —— Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as... (more...)

Nepal government clears Indian company to build and operate largest hydro-electricity plant

By Binaj Gurubacharya THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s government signed an agreement Friday with... (more...)

Today in History – Sept. 28

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Sept. 28: On this date: In 1066, William the Conqueror and his Norman troops... (more...)

Rajnath Singh meets Nepal Maoist leader, seeks miracle

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) — Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday met leader of the United... (more...)

SAARC agrees to combat terrorism of all means and kinds

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) — SAARC member states Friday agreed to fight terrorism jointly in the region... (more...)

Nepal, GMR sign landmark pact to boost energy cooperation

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) — The Nepal government and the GMR-ITD Consortium Friday signed a landmark Project... (more...)

Nepal government clears Indian company to build and operate largest hydro-electricity plant

By Binaj Gurubacharya THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s government signed an agreement Friday with... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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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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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
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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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Health Check

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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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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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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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