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Today in History – Dec. 2

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Dec. 2: On this date: In 1552, St. Francis Xavier, the founder of the Jesuits,... (more...)

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Today in History – Dec. 1

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Dec. 1: On this date: In 1680, a comet appeared close to Earth and was clearly... (more...)

‘Nawaz and Modi should meet on sidelines of Saarc’

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — The prime ministers of India and Pakistan should meet on the sidelines of the forthcoming... (more...)

INS Vikrant fades into history (Roundup)

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) — India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which was built for the British... (more...)

Motorcycle bomb in northwest Pakistan kills 2 soldiers; Pakistani jets kill 22 militants

By Riaz Khan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A bomb attached to a motorcycle struck an army vehicle in northwestern... (more...)

Incubator toll in Pakistan rises to 15

Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) — Three more babies died Friday due to lack of oxygen in incubators in a hospital in eastern... (more...)

India complete hat-trick of SAFF Women’s Championship titles

ISlamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) — The Indian national football team won the SAFF Women’s Championship for the third... (more...)

CII to support agricultural sector’s growth

Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) — Stating that India’s productivity in foodgrains per hectare was much lower than other... (more...)

Pakistan says Indian cross-border fire kills Pakistani soldier in Himalayan region of Kashmir

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s foreign ministry says Indian forces have fired across the border... (more...)

100 religious leaders to attend Jama Masjid ceremony

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — Over 100 religious leaders from India and abroad will Saturday attend a ceremony at the... (more...)

INS Vikrant being broken up

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) — India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which saw action during the 1971 India-Pakistan... (more...)

INS Vikrant to be broken up

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) — India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, now decommissioned but which saw action during... (more...)

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Aziza Sindhu: How do you grieve for a tyrant father?

AZIZA SINDHU CALGARY HERALD My father, Salim M. Sindhu, passed away on Nov. 10. As a child, I wished he smiled at me, as a…
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India

Honour Killing: Delhi girl killed by parents for marrying her boyfriend

HINDUSTAN TIMES Three days after marrying her boyfriend in a temple, a 21-year-old Delhi University student was murdered and secretly cremated by her parents for…
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violence against women

SFU grad bringing local attention to issue of violence against women in India (w/ gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After spending more than a year researching violence against women in India as part of her U.K. Master’s degree program, Surrey’s…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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Blogs

Kesler

Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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LionsAls

Spice Sports: Lions disappoint in East Semi-final

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It wasn’t too long ago that the city of Vancouver was on a major sports high. The Canucks…
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Health Check

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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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incubator malfunction

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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God Boy-parasitic twin

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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India Sterilization Deaths

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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doctor-scapegoat

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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population control

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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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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