Travel

CII to support agricultural sector’s growth

Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) — Stating that India’s productivity in foodgrains per hectare was much lower than other... (more...)

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India being looked at with renewed respect, enthusiasm: Modi (Roundup)

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — In a report card to citizens on his 10-day, three-nation visit during which he met 38 world... (more...)

Diaspora must be part of India’s development: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — The Indian diaspora must be a part of the country’s development, Prime Minister Narendra... (more...)

World is looking at India with great respect: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — The world is looking at India with renewed respect and immense enthusiasm, Prime Minister... (more...)

Asian stock markets turn higher as economic news juggled, yen rises after fin min warning

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Asian stock markets turned higher Friday as they juggled... (more...)

Congress questions SBI loan to Adani

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) — The Congress Thursday questioned the State Bank of India’s “propriety”... (more...)

New Zealand unveils new currency notes

Wellington, Nov 20 (IANS) — The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Thursday unveiled more vibrant and secure currency note... (more...)

Over Rs.12 lakh crore investment deals likely at Vibrant Gujarat

Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) — Gujarat expects investment deals of over Rs.12 lakh crore at the Vibrant Gujarat Global... (more...)

India seeks closer ties with Fiji, South Pacific Islands (Intro Roundup)

Suva, Nov 19 (IANS) — India sought to “renew an old relationship” with Fiji and forge closer ties with... (more...)

India seeks closer ties with Fiji, South Pacific Islands (Roundup)

Suva, Nov 19 (IANS) — India sought to “renew an old relationship” with Fiji and forge closer ties with... (more...)

British tourist looted

British woman drugged, robbed of thousands of dollars while holidaying in Goa

Thousands of dollars stolen from A British tourist in Goa. File: Benaulim Beach, Goa. VANCOUVER DESI A 77-year-old British... (more...)

Ski resorts connect the super-rich with Olympians; plenty of deals remain for everybody else

By Scott Mayerowitz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Private ski lessons are so passe. The latest on-mountain perk for... (more...)

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Aziza Sindhu: How do you grieve for a tyrant father?

AZIZA SINDHU CALGARY HERALD My father, Salim M. Sindhu, passed away on Nov. 10. As a child, I wished he smiled at me, as a…
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India

Honour Killing: Delhi girl killed by parents for marrying her boyfriend

HINDUSTAN TIMES Three days after marrying her boyfriend in a temple, a 21-year-old Delhi University student was murdered and secretly cremated by her parents for…
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violence against women

SFU grad bringing local attention to issue of violence against women in India (w/ gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After spending more than a year researching violence against women in India as part of her U.K. Master’s degree program, Surrey’s…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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Blogs

Kesler

Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The return of beast mode descends upon us once again. Former Canuck Ryan Kesler makes his much anticipated return…
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CanucksOilers

Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Punjabi Chura

Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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LionsAls

Spice Sports: Lions disappoint in East Semi-final

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It wasn’t too long ago that the city of Vancouver was on a major sports high. The Canucks…
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Health Check

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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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incubator malfunction

Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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spine-health-medicine

Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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india

Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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doctor-scapegoat

Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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population control

India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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