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Rahul Gandhi meets farmers

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who returned home two days back after a 56-day leave... (more...)

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Has Rahul Gandhi shot himself in the foot? (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Amulya Ganguli Unlike the Biblical tale of a prodigal son, the return of a foot-loose family member may not be a cause... (more...)

Back in the saddle, Rahul to meet farmers on Saturday

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) — A day before holding the Congress’s “Kisan Khet Mazdoor” rally in the... (more...)

Modi heads home after temple, gurudwara visit in Vancouver (Roundup)

Vancouver, April 17 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed home after ending his three-nation tour, with the... (more...)

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Narendra Modi ends three-day visit with protesters and supporters at temples

Modi in Canada ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture... (more...)

Tripura tops for sixth year in providing rural jobs

Agartala, April 17 (IANS) — The Left-ruled Tripura maintained its top position for the sixth consecutive year by providing... (more...)

It’s ‘tadka marke’ time at Indyaki’s Punjab Express (Foodie Trail-Delhi)

By Somrita Ghosh and Gazal Gupta New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) — It’s “tadka marke” (pile on the gravy)... (more...)

Indian PM ends three-day visit with protesters and supporters at temples

By Tamsyn Burgmann THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — India’s prime minister was greeted by protesters, a brass... (more...)

Indian PM ends three-day visit with protesters and supporters at temples

By Tamsyn Burgmann THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — India’s prime minister was greeted by protesters, a brass... (more...)

Indian PM arrives at Sikh temple in Vancouver before visit to Hindu temple

By Tamsyn Burgmann THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi smiled and waved as he entered... (more...)

Pakistan hangs five death row convicts

Ialsamabad, April 16 (IANS) — Five death row convicts were executed in various jails in Pakistan’s Punjab province... (more...)

Pakistan hangs three murder convicts

Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) — Three murder convicts were hanged in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Thursday, a media... (more...)

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Vaisakhi: Childhood memories, nostalgia, a connection to the past and the future

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HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI “It takes a village to raise a child.” This famous African Proverb is one that gives new meaning to the definition…
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He was drunk: Mika Singh on slapping doctor

IANS New Delhi – Singer Mika Singh, against whom an FIR has been registered for slapping a doctor during a performance here, says he did…
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Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

IANS London – Close male relatives of men convicted of sexual offences are more likely to commit the same types of crimes, Swedish scientists have…
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Homeopathy drugs for AIDS from snake venom, HIV Virus

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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

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