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UP CM to attend Pravasi Bharatiya conclave

Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) — Led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh will participate in the Pravasi Bharatiya... (more...)

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Country’s richest woman loses in Haryana polls

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) — Savitri Jindal, the richest woman in the country, lost from the Hisar assembly seat, officials... (more...)

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Jurors sentence man from India to death for the slayings of baby and her grandmother

Raghunandan Yandamuri is escorted to a Montgomery County district court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012,... (more...)

Haryana all set for Wednesday’s assembly polls (Second Lead, correcting para four)

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) — With multi-cornered contests on most seats, Haryana goes to polls Wednesday with over 1.63... (more...)

Haryana all set for Wednesday’s assembly polls

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) — With multi-cornered contests on most seats, Haryana goes to polls Wednesday with over 1.63... (more...)

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After Pistorius trial, South Africa hosts another courtroom drama in honeymoon slaying case

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Australian couple left baby born in India to surrogate because of its gender

An Australian couple left a baby born in India to surrogate because of its gender, officials told court. Mark van Manen/Vancouver... (more...)

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Trial of British trader in honeymoon slaying begins

This undated file photo issued on Monday Oct. 6, 2014 by the Bristol Evening Post shows Shrien Dewani and Anni Dewani. (AP... (more...)

Country’s richest woman campaigns like a commoner

By Jaideep Sarin Hisar (Haryana), Oct 4 (IANS) — She lords over a multi-billion rupee industrial empire. She is the... (more...)

Portugal’s PM candidate has a Goan link

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 3 (IANS) — Socialist Antonio Costa, the top contender in Portugal’s prime... (more...)

B.C. courts

Woman cleared of trying to kill mom in ‘Breaking Bad’ style murder plan

Kuntal Patel was acquitted of attempted murder for slipping a ricin-like toxin into her mother Meena’s cola after she... (more...)

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Indian PM Narendra Modi has more American Facebook fans than most U.S. politicians

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mor American Facebook fans than most politicians in the United States, according... (more...)

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Canada is Losing the Values War!

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Heartbreaking photos of two elephants electrocuted in India

IANS Siliguri – Two elephants, including a female, were electrocuted in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district Saturday, an official said. The tuskers were found in a…
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Aman Grewal

Gallery: Army officer’s wife wins Mrs. India Worldwide pageant

IANS New Delhi – Aman Grewal, wife of an army officer, was declared the winner of Haut.Monde Mrs.India Worldwide 2014 here. Grewal, who hails from…
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Ontario teen fighting superbugs with an assist from Indian home cooking

TOM SPEARS OTTAWA CITIZEN Like a lot of great discoveries, Varsha Jayasankar’s foray into how to kill superbugs with an extract from Indian food started…
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Canada is Losing the Values War!

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Harnoor Gill is all set to promote the World Vision’s Gift Catalogue campaign.

How to help World Vision this holiday season

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI World Vision is an organization that I happen to be a Youth Ambassador of and it is my joy to be…
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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI This week I’m bringing back ‘ghar ka khana’ (homemade food). Let’s make cooking traditional foods cool again. For the last few…
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Health Check

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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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