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SSB playing important role on borders: Government

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) — Lauding the services of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at the Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Nepal... (more...)

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‘Link Bengal to Asian nations for Buddhist tourism circuit’

Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) — Twenty-three Buddhist sites have been identified in West Bengal and the focus is to develop... (more...)

UN peacekeepers’ mandate extended in Golan Heights

United Nations, Dec 19 (IANS) — The UN Security Council Thursday extended the mandate of the world body’s peacekeeping... (more...)

UN Security Council urges Syrian warring parties to stop fighting in UN buffer zone

By Edith M. Lederer THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The U.N. Security Council on Thursday urged Syrian government forces and rebel groups... (more...)

28 kg gold seized from Siliguri, four nabbed

Siliguri, Dec 18 (IANS) — A total of 28 kg of gold, valued at over Rs.7 crore in the international market, was seized... (more...)

Nepal condemns school attack in Pakistan

Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) — The Nepal government is shocked to learn of the terrorist attack on a school in the Pakistani... (more...)

Deliberations begin for new Nepal constitution

Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) — With the Jan 22 deadline hardly five weeks away, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly (CA)... (more...)

Nepal’s largest party keen to speed up constitution drafting

Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) — Nepal’s largest political party, the Nepali Congress, plans to take a leading role... (more...)

Nepal starts negotiation on constitution drafting

Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) — Nepal’s four major political parties have started negotiations to sort out key issues,... (more...)

HyunChil Hong is Samsung Electronics new southwest Asia chief

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) — Samsung Electronics Wednesday announced the appointment of HyunChil Hong as president of... (more...)

India asks China to cease infra projects in Pakistan

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) — India has conveyed its concerns to China about its involvement in infrastructure building... (more...)

Nepal’s Constituent Assembly takes up contentious issues

Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) — Nepal’s Constituent Assembly has taken up key contentious issues relating the new... (more...)

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Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Blogs

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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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