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FCI to ferry more rice to Tripura via Bangladesh

Agartala, March 30 (IANS) — Another 10,000 tonnes of rice will be ferried to Tripura via Bangladesh this week as train... (more...)

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Winds, rain damage more crops in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) — As if the fury of recent rains in February and earlier March was not enough, rainfall... (more...)

President confers Bharat Ratna on Malviya

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred the Bharat Ratna posthumously on Pandit... (more...)

My sole aim is to end corruption: Khattar

Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) — Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said his sole aim was to end corruption... (more...)

Two Pakistani smugglers killed, 12 kg heroin seized in Punjab

Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) — The BSF has killed two Pakistani smugglers along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab... (more...)

BSF kills Pak smuggler in Punjab, recovers 24 kg of heroin

Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) — Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead a Pakistani smuggler in the Amritsar sector... (more...)

SC issues notice on hike in SC/ST seats in legislatures

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) — The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central and the state governments on... (more...)

Human traffickers to face life imprisonment in Britain

By Anasudhin Azeez London, March 26 (IANS) — To stem modern day slavery, Britain has implemented a new law under which... (more...)

Punjab seeks Rs.717 crore compensation for farmers

Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) — The Punjab government has sought a comprehensive relief package, as special central assistance,... (more...)

Punjab’s rural residents to get flats

Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) — People in Punjab’s rural areas will now get a city-like feel with the state government... (more...)

Vadra land deals: BJP sees massive scam; Khemka feels ‘vindicated’

Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) — A day after the CAG blamed Haryana’s previous Congress government for showering... (more...)

Himachal among 10 states with lowest child sex ratio

Shimla, March 26 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh was among 10 states having the lowest child sex ratio (0-6 years) in India... (more...)

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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

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

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

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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Freedom-Section 66A-India

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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Blogs

Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

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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Ready, Set, Fundraise!

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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Vancouver Canucks

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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Health Check

cancer

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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Vancouver-health check

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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cancer treatment

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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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘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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Medical clipboard and stethoscope

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’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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health-India

Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

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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