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Take up fishermen’s arrest issue at highest level: Jayalalithaa to Modi

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take... (more...)

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Research analysts to be registered, rules SEBI

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — In order to protect investors from any motivated research reports, India’s market regulator... (more...)

Megid ousts Aparajitha to make semis

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — Farah Abdel Megid from Egypt defeated Aparajitha Balamurukan 11-3, 11-5, 10-12, 11-4 in the... (more...)

MRF academy to train Indian pacers

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — The MRF Pace Foundation Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in... (more...)

BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — The Indian cricket board Tuesday signed a five-year deal with the MRF Pace Foundation to train... (more...)

Mars Mission: 300 days on, 23 more days to go

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — There are 23 more days to go for India’s Mars Orbiter spacecraft to enter the Mars orbit... (more...)

INS Sumitra to be commissioned Sep 4

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — The naval offshore patrol vessel INS Sumitra will be commissioned here Sep 4, according to... (more...)

Private non-financial firms’ sales contracted in 2013-14: RBI

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — The total sales of non-financial private corporate sector in 2013-14 declined due to lower... (more...)

Kudankulam n-plant unit to restart generation

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has begun the process to restart the first... (more...)

I always see my films as a moviegoer: Vijay Kumar Konda

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — Vijay Kumar Konda, who is gearing up for the release of Telugu romantic-comedy “Oka Laila... (more...)

‘Bullet Rani’ not spoof on ‘Gabbar Singh’: Director

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — Telugu-Kannada bilingual “Bullet Rani” features actress Nisha Kothari in the role... (more...)

Negative roles have given me good recognition: Gautham Kurup

Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) — Actor Gautham Kurup, popular for playing a dreaded terrorist in “Thuppakki”, doesn’t... (more...)

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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from¬†Malaysia has launched¬†a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out¬†prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24,¬†was born without a…
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B.C. Supreme Court to decide if Kamloops Mountie watching women have sex in jail is a crime

THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. ‚ÄĒ A judge wants to hear arguments from lawyers about the legality of the charge against an RCMP corporal accused…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own ‚Äúdesi‚ÄĚ version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December. ¬†Over the years, I have…
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How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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Wedding Wonderland: The art of being a good host

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Hosting any party is a chore and a half but it’s a whole new ball game when it’s a wedding that…
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Chicken Soup for the Seoul: How our Korean vacation moved us (in more ways than one)

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “The most important thing in life is sincerity.” At least that’s what our Korean tour guide, SP, informed us via his…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from¬†Malaysia has launched¬†a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out¬†prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24,¬†was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‚Äėat risk,‚Äô says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has ‚Äúplaced members of the public at risk‚ÄĚ by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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Rice Bucket India poverty

India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own ‚Äúdesi‚ÄĚ version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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Obesity guru

I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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