Tamils can only live with dignity in Modi’s rule: Amit Shah

Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s long rule is needed to save the dignity and self-respect... (more...)

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Motorsports: Murthy-Sujith pair set for another success

Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) — Having already sealed the Championship in the Pro-Stock category, the Bengaluru pair of Chidananda... (more...)

From ‘Boyhood’ to ‘Nightcrawler’: Unmissable Hollywood films (IANS Special: 2014 In Retrospect)

By Haricharan Pudipeddi Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) — From the coming-of-age story of a young boy to the tale of a chef... (more...)

Bankers to strike work for five days in January

Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) — Unions in the banking sector have announced five day strike next month to demand early resolution... (more...)

Ananda Vikatan chairman Balasubramanian dead

Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) — Ananda Vikatan group of publications chairman and film producer S.Balasubramanian died of... (more...)

IOA to give cash awards to medallists

Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) — The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Friday,... (more...)

‘Amending constitution before GST consensus unacceptable’

Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) — Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam Friday categorically opposed the introduction of... (more...)

HTC Global Services acquires US firm CareTech Solutions

Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) — US-based privately-held IT services company HTC Global Services has acquired CareTech Solutions... (more...)

Standard Chartered, Tamilnad Mercantile Bank issued FEMA violation notice

Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) — The Enforcement Directorate (ED)Thursday issued notices to Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB)... (more...)

Tipsarevic withdraws from 2015 Chennai Open

Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) — Former Chennai Open champion Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic Thursday withdrew from the tournament... (more...)

Normal operations resumed, says Spice Jet

Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) — A day after its flights were grounded, budget airline SpiceJet Thursday announced resumption... (more...)

Small was big for southern cinema (IANS Special: 2014 In Retrospect)

By Haricharan Pudipeddi Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) — Small was big down south. Low budget films, which were high on creative... (more...)

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Volunteers loaded up toys for charities

8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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