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Three killed in Pakistan suicide attack

Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) — At least three people were killed and 30 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself... (more...)

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Attacks in troubled Pakistani province kill 12 people, including 8 minority Shiites

By Abdul Sattar And Asif Shahzad THE ASSOCIATED PRESS QUETTA, Pakistan – Attacks in Pakistan’s troubled southwestern... (more...)

Modi marks Diwali in Siachen, announces Rs.745 crore more for Kashmir (Roundup)

By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) — Wrapped in thick woollens, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to the icy... (more...)

Shops, businesses closed as separatists protest Indian prime minister s visit to Kashmir

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India – Shops and businesses were closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday as... (more...)

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Pakistani comedian among 5 finalists in world’s funniest person competition in Las Vegas

In this Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 photo provided by The Laugh Factory, the five finalists and one alternate in an international... (more...)

Two people die in Pakistan bomb blast

Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) — At least two people were killed and 12 others injured in an explosion that took place in... (more...)

Modi marks Diwali with soldiers in icy Siachen

By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) — Wrapped in thick woollens, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to the icy... (more...)

Pakistan says India constructing bunkers close to border

Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) — Pakistan’s foreign office Thursday said Indian forces under the cover of unprovoked... (more...)

Shops, businesses closed as separatists protest Indian prime minister s visit to Kashmir

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India – Shops and businesses were closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday as... (more...)

Shops, businesses closed as separatists protest Indian prime minister s visit to Kashmir

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SRINAGAR, India – Shops and businesses are closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir because of a protest... (more...)

Police: Gunmen kill 8 minority Shiite Muslims in southwest Pakistan

By Abdul Sattar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS QUETTA, Pakistan – Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern... (more...)

Modi visits Siachen, Pakistan violates truce

Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday flew to Siachen Glacier at the start of his visit to... (more...)

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Stephen Harper: Attack by ‘terrorist’ on Parliament Hill won’t weaken Canada’s resolve

JOAN BRYDEN THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA – The gunman who staged a deadly attack Wednesday on Parliament Hill was a terrorist whose despicable crime will…
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Diwali celebrations in Vancouver and Surrey

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India-weird news

Rudaali: India’s professional ‘weeping women’ demand higher pay

CEN AGENCY Professional mourners who are hired to turn up at people’s funerals in India, beat their breasts and wail, are going on strike for…
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Jag Khosa: Families pay the ultimate price of gang wars

DET. JAG KHOSA SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Late into the night, the parents of a young man struggled to sleep. The mother kept tossing and…
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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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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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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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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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