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Kotak Mahindra Bank, ING Vysya announce merger

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) — Leading mid-size banks Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB) and ING Vysya Bank Ltd Thursday announced... (more...)

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Court proceedings against woman for false rape case

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) — A court here has ordered initiation of proceedings against a woman model for filing a false... (more...)

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Suspect in Virginia student’s abduction pleads not guilty to unrelated sex assault charge by Indian victim

Jesse Matthew, right, looks toward the gallery while appearing in court on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 in Fairfax, Va. (AP Photo/The... (more...)

Respond to EC report on NRIs, SC to government

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) — The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to consider and respond on the report of the... (more...)

Respond to poll panel report on NRIs, SC to government

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) — The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to consider and respond on the report of the... (more...)

Robust mechanism needed for resolving commercial disputes: Jurists

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) — Eminent jurists Saturday called for a robust mediation and arbitration mechanism for expeditious... (more...)

Punjab NRI Commission slaps notice on HDFC Bank for fraud

Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) — The Punjab Commission for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) has issued notice to the HDFC Bank... (more...)

NRI pledges Rs.500 crore for Uttarakhand’s development

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) — Manoj Bhargava, an NRI billionaire and co-founder of The Hans Foundation, has pledged Rs.500... (more...)

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Honeymoon murder: Accused husband Shrien Dewani met gay escort three times, court hears

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Kerala diaspora voters can register online

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) — With Kerala going 100 percent online in preparing voters list, Keralites working... (more...)

Modi government creates political sensation by naming ‘black money’ holders (Roundup)

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) — Amid opposition attack of being soft on money laundering, the Indian government Monday furnished... (more...)

Dabur says foreign bank account legal, Lodhiya denies having any

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) — Pradeep Burman’s foreign bank account was “opened when he was an NRI, and was... (more...)

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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Kathak star Sitara Devi dies after prolonged illness

IANS Mumbai – Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, leaving behind…
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Killer monkeys invade India after government issues wildlife preservation to protect wild apes

CEN AGENCY A ban on capturing monkeys in India has led to an explosion of ape attacks – some which are deadly – across the…
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Surrey husband charged with murder after wife found dead in Newton home

SURREY NOW and VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey man has been charged with murder after his 64-year-old wife was found dead at their Newton home on…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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