Four spiritual leaders conferred Padma award

News Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) — Jagat Guru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya and three other spiritual leaders, including... (more...)

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Money laundering: Chandigarh lawyers’ driver, clerks swiped crores of rupees

By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) — Bizarre as it may sound, the bank accounts of a driver and clerks of a... (more...)

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, September 23, 2014. The Obamas are traveling to New York for the United Nations General Assembly. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

White House says Michelle Obama will accompany Obama on trip to India later this week

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at John F. Kennedy International... (more...)


Gallery: The Hindustan Times predicts and photoshops the Obamas’ India trip

HINDUSTAN TIMES The Obamas will be in Delhi on January 25, and the Hindustan Times laid their hands on a time machine prototype... (more...)

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Marital blues make many NRI men dread visiting India (with photos)

Indian wedding band musicians play their musical instruments at an event. NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images ANURAG DEY IANS  Kolkata... (more...)

Badal urges NRIs to open schools in Punjab

Jalandhar, Jan 16 (IANS) — Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday exhorted the Punjabi diaspora to establish... (more...)

Bhavik Patel Tour player Bhavik Patel suspended for violating anti-doping policy

U.S. golfer Bhavik Patel suspended for violating anti-doping policy. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.... (more...)

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Hard-line Pakistani cleric holds prayer service for brothers who attacked Charlie Hebdo

A Pakistani cleric held a memorial for brothers who attacked Charlie Hebdo. File: A woman shows a banner reading during a... (more...)

NRIs in UAE welcome SC directive on e-voting

Dubai, Jan 13 (IANS) — Around 2.6 million Indians who form one of the largest expatriate communities in the UAE have... (more...)

Enable voting by NRIs in eight weeks, SC tells government

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) — The Supreme Court Monday asked the government to take steps, within eight weeks, for implementation... (more...)

BC Imam's condemn Paris attacks

Surrey, Delta Muslims condemn violence in Paris terrorist attacks

Ahmadiyya Muslim Imam, Balal Khokhar Regional President Mohmmad Aslam Shad, President Rizwan Peerzada and , left to right... (more...)

13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas ends, 15 diaspora members honoured

Gandhinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) — The three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, attended by around 4,000 diaspora members, came... (more...)

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Raise your hand, send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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FILE PHOTO: A leopard walks with a tranquiliser dart in the residential area of Jyotikuchi in Guwahati, the capital city of the northeastern state of Assam on March 15, 2009. Three people were mauled by the leopard after the cat strayed into the city before it was tranquilised by forestry department officials. BIJU BORO/AFP/Getty Images

Leopard in India beaten to death by villagers after vicious attack

IANS Kolkata  – A young male leopard was beaten to death by a mob of angry villagers on Monday after it strayed into a West…
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Passion for fashion turned into day job for Surrey clothing designer

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Surrey’s Davi Bains-Gill never thought her love for fashion and design could be her livelihood. She pursued a career in social…
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Donated equipment from Vancouver on its way to hockey-mad northern India

KENT SPENCER VANCOUVER DESI The neat thing about a Canadian effort to donate hockey equipment to the Himalayas is that there is a lot of…
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Chanakya & Machiavelli would say to Indians: It is strictly business! Stop the fawning!!

By Ujjal Dosanjh Special to Vancouver Province Had Chanakya or Machiavelli, his more recent incarnation, been alive today they would have declared that in Washington…
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How Business Fits in the Public Education Puzzle: My “Rubik’s Cube Speech” to the Burnaby Board of Trade

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI On Thursday, January 22, the Burnaby Board of Trade hosted its annual Local Government Reception at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown in Burnaby….
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Ujjal Dosanjh, former B.C. premier and Liberal MP at his home in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

Delhi Elections: Bedi Says a Leaders’ Debate is a Tamasha (Circus)! Really?

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Voters of Delhi: Beware of the undemocratic proclivities of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Ms. Kiran Bedi the former…
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Harnoor Gill, a World Youth Ambassador with World Vision, is pictured here manning the World Visiion booth at Sunny View Middle School in Brampton, Ontario. Submitted photo.

Horizon: Help protect families from Ebola with World Vision

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI As many of you might know, I am a part of the organization of World Vision as one of the many…
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Health Check

FILE PHOTO: A nine-year-old Palestinian girl  suffering from scoliosis sits as her mother shows her back x-ray as she is treated by U.S. pediatric orthopedic surgeon Hugh Watts (L) February 18, 2004 at Al-Quds hospital, in Gaza City. Abid Katib/Getty Images

Seven-year-old Scoliosis patient in Western India cured by revolutionary surgery

IANS Mumbai  – A seven-year-old girl in Mumbai suffering from Scoliosis is the first in Western India to successfully undergo a new and revolutionary procedure…
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Baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ gets round-the-clock care at Indian hospital (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI A six-day-old baby is being given “round-the-clock” care in an Indian hospital after his mother claimed the boy spontaneously combusted, according to Britain’s…
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Saskatoon woman snared in alleged fraudulent MS trial held in India

JONATHAN CHARLTON THE STARPHOENIX Sharon Nordstrom feels ashamed for participating in a $38,000 multiple sclerosis stem cell treatment in India that was not all it was…
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Indian scientists design morphine replacement for pain therapy

SAHANA GHOSH IANSKolkata – In a breakthrough that could impact the blurring realms of pain and pleasure, Indian scientists have designed a potential morphine replacement,…
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Researchers advise pregnant women to limit exposure to receipts and plastic

MARGARET MUNRO POSTMEDIA NEWS Pregnant women are being warned to avoid reaching for credit card and cash register receipts as the ubiquitous bits of paper…
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New Pakistani TV show focuses on sex, a topic once considered taboo in the religiously conservative country

ADIL JAWAD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KARACHI, Pakistan — In religiously conservative Pakistan, a television call-in advice show is tackling an issue rarely discussed in public:…
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The influence of speech on toddlers

IANS New York – Talking to your toddlers could help strengthen their capacities to learn and succeed later in life, a research has revealed. Infants…
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Vancouver doctors find vial of urine hidden in patient’s rectum (with photos)

TOM BLACKWELL NATIONAL POST Vancouver doctors investigating a patient’s mysterious abdominal complaints were stunned to discover a vial of urine hidden inside his rectum, an…
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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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