SEBI has one woman on its board

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — The Indian market regulator gearing to penalise listed companies not having a woman director... (more...)

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Harika exits World Women’s Chess Championship (Roundup)

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Indian chess Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli exited the World... (more...)

World Women’s Chess: Harika wins second tie-breaker in semis

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Indian chess Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli on Tuesday kept her... (more...)

World Women’s Chess: Harika wins second tie-breaker in semis

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Indian chess Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli on Tuesday kept her... (more...)

Harika loses first tie-breaker in World Women’s Chess semis

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Indian chess Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli on Tuesday lost against Ukraine Women GM... (more...)

SEBI has no woman member

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — The SEBI is gearing up to penalise listed companies not having a woman director on their... (more...)

Woman board member: Over 300 NSE-listed companies yet to comply

By Venkatachari Jagannathan and Rohit Vaid Chennai/New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) — As many as 313 companies listed on... (more...)

Motorsports: MRF to field three cars in APRC

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Gaurav Gill, the 2013 FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship winner, will lead a three-car... (more...)

Nithiin, Puri Jagannadh to team up for the second time

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Actor Nithiin Reddy is all set to team up with filmmaker Puri Jagannadh for the second time... (more...)

‘Nanbenda’ could be called ‘Ok Ok’ part 2: Udhayanidhi

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Actor-producer Udhayanidhi Stalin says his forthcoming Tamil comedy “Nanbendaa, which... (more...)

Illayaraja in London for re-recording of ‘Rudhramadevi’

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Maestro Illayaraja has left for London for re-recording upcoming Telugu period-drama “Rudhramadevi”,... (more...)

If you’re fit, you’re hit: Kabir on playing villain

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) — Model-turned-actor Kabir Duhan Singh, who made a smashing debut as the antagonist in last... (more...)

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Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in April

VANCOUVER DESI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Canada in April, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Wednesday. Modi will be visiting Toronto, Ottawa…
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Exotic Pets: Snake owner charged in deaths of young New Brunswick brothers killed by python

THE CANADIAN PRESS CAMPBELLTON, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick have charged a man with criminal negligence causing death after two young brothers were asphyxiated…
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Aditi Arya

Miss India World Aditi Arya: Wanted my statement to be India’s

IANS Mumbai – Aditi Arya, the proud winner of this year’s Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an…
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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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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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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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