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OBAMA VISIT WASHINGTON DC

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi say they will set a new agenda capitalizing on trade and co-operation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, for a... (more...)

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Religious groups angry over Barbie as Hindu goddess Kali, Virgin Mary (w/gallery)

Barbie depicted as Hindu goddess Kali in Argentinian artists’ collection titled ‘The Plastic Religion’.... (more...)

INDIA-politics

New York federal court summons Narendra Modi to respond to lawsuit accusing him of human rights abuses

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AP Photo/Altaf Qadri MATTHEW PENNINGTON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — A federal court... (more...)

Punjab to re-examine NRI proclaimed offenders’ list

Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) — The Punjab government will re-examine all cases of NRIs who had been declared proclaimed... (more...)

London to host Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in October

London, Sep 16 (IANS) — London will host this year’s three-day Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (RPBD) convention... (more...)

B.C. courts

NRI who did not have sex with his wife for 8 years drags her to court for adultery, having an illegitimate child

An Indian man has dragged his wife to court for adultery. Thinkstock IANS Dubai – An Indian man has filed a case in... (more...)

As UP battles power crisis-drought, Akhilesh flies off to Netherlands

Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) — Amid an unprecedented power crisis and a drought in the state, a high-level delegation led... (more...)

SURREY NIGHT MARKET

Will you be at the Surrey Night Market’s fashion show this weekend?

Satbir Cheema is one of five Surrey organizers behind the new Surrey Night Market. Handout/Vancouver Desi CHRISTOPHER POON SURREY... (more...)

Sikh-Ontario

Turbaned Sikhs will not be allowed to ride motorbike without a helmet in Ontario

Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne says turban-wearing Sikhs will not be allowed to ride motorbikes without helments. File:... (more...)

The man who would have made India the most powerful country (August 20 is Rajiv Gandhi’s 70th birth anniversary) (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Firoz Bakht Ahmed On the fateful day, May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur, Rusy Karanjia, chief editor of the Blitz tabloid,... (more...)

Desi man groping women in Surrey

Transit police searching for Asian man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Surrey bus

Man allegedly groped woman from behind ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next... (more...)

Three Goan workers refuse to leave Libya

Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) — Even as Indian expats have been brought out of strife-torn Libya, three people from Goa have... (more...)

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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British comedian John Oliver takes aim at Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's U.S. visit on his HBO show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. YouTube/Screengrab.

British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Last remaining family member of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh dies in Toronto

IANS Chandigarh — The younger sister and last remaining blood relative of revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has died in Canada, according to relatives in…
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Komagata Maru

India honours 100-year anniversary of Komagata Maru with commemorative coins

IANS New Delhi — India on Monday released a set of special coins as part of a year-long centenary commemoration of the 1914 Komagata Maru…
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Blogs

Vancouver Desi blogger

Horizon: Because I am a World Changer

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI My vision to the world. I am what many would call the outgoing teenager, which seems weird to some, as people…
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Seat

Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall with the blazer and raw denim. The shoes and watch are nice complements adding to the effortless feel of…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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Addiction

The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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VANCOUVER WEATHER

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It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 30, 2014
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It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 01, 2014
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It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on October 02, 2014
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Health Check

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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treatment

Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Dr. Rohit Joshi, chairman of Aarna Superspecialty Hospital in Gujarat.

Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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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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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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Japan human trials

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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