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Pakistani officials arrive in Saudi Arabia to assess Yemen coalition

By Asif Shahzad THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD — Senior Pakistani officials arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to assess... (more...)

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Pakistani officials arrive in Saudi Arabia to assess Yemen coalition

By Asif Shahzad THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD — Senior Pakistani officials arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to assess... (more...)

Pakistani officials arrive in Saudi Arabia to assess Yemen coalition

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD — Pakistani state TV says a high-level delegation has left for Saudi Arabia to assess... (more...)

World Cup hero Starc tops cricket bowlers’ rankings

Melbourne, March 31 (IANS) — Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has surged to the top of the One-Day International (ODI)... (more...)

Pakistani officials head for Saudi Arabia for talks

Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) — A high-level Pakistani delegation led by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and advisor to... (more...)

Rohit, Umesh jump up places in latest ICC ODI rankings

Melbourne, March 31 (IANS) — Indian opener Rohit Sharma and right-arm pacer Umesh Yadav made an upward climb in the... (more...)

Death toll in Kashmir flood hits 15; Kashmiris brace for more trouble as more rain predicted

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India — Rescue workers pulled 15 bodies from two houses hit by a landslide triggered... (more...)

Reviving craftsmanship, empowering women in South Asia (Feature, With Images)

By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) — Women are generally not allowed to venture too far from their homes in... (more...)

Clinton also used iPad for email despite claims of single device; mixed personal, work chats

By Jack Gillum THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry... (more...)

Pakistan hangs four convicts

Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) — Four death row convicts were hanged on Tuesday in different jails in Pakistan’s... (more...)

Convict’s execution postponed by 30 days in Pakistan

Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) — Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has, on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,... (more...)

Pakistan exercises with Saudi Arabia; may not join Yemen strikes

Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) — Pakistan is holding a joint military drill with Saudi Arabia, but has remained undecided... (more...)

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Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

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Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Simplify Your Space for Spring

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Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

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Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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