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Indian low budget airline SpiceJet grounded after oil companies stop supplies of jet fuel

By Nirmala George THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet grounded all flights Wednesday... (more...)

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EDC and Bombardier watching closely as Indian carrier SpiceJet grounds flights

By Ross Marowits THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL — Export Development Canada and Bombardier both say they won’t take... (more...)

Indian low budget airline SpiceJet grounded after oil companies stop supplies of jet fuel

By Nirmala George THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet grounded all flights Wednesday... (more...)

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In small-town India, retired postman builds ‘the other Taj Mahal’ as monument to his wife and their love (w/ photos)

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Indian capital New Delhi bans taxi service Uber after alleged rape by driver

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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...)

Elizabeth Taylor, Princess Grace jewelry showcased in Cartier Brilliant show in Denver

By Colleen Slevin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — In one corner of the gallery, Grace Kelly polishes her engagement ring... (more...)

SNTV Overnight Prospects for Friday, 7th November 2014.

Kill THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Here are the stories you can expect over the next few hours. All times are GMT. Please VH –... (more...)

SNTV Overnight Prospects for Friday, 7th November 2014.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Here are the stories you can expect over the next few hours. All times are GMT. Please VH – AP... (more...)

Group of LA adventurers face a harrowing challenge: Should they let women join their club?

By John Rogers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Some of them have hiked across a hundred or more countries. Others... (more...)

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In south Indian passenger trains, toilets double up as pantries

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Globetrotting travel writer Pico Iyer s new book Art of Stillness makes case for staying put

By Jenny Barchfield THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE JANEIRO — Pico Iyer has spent the past several decades on the move,... (more...)

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MTV Roadies a way of life for youth

‘MTV Roadies’ now lifestyle for youth, says Rannvijay Singh

IANS Kolkata – Popular video jockey-turned-actor Rannvijay Singh Thursday spoke about the originality of reality TV show “MTV Roadies”, and said the series has become…
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TALIBAN ATTACK

Pakistani Taliban school attack: ‘I’ll never forget the boots approaching me… I felt death was approaching me’

ASHFAQ YUSUFZAI, HARRIET ALEXANDER And RICHARD SPENCER THE DAILY TELEGRAPH PESHAWAR/LONDON — The attack was meticulously planned and, once the Taliban had decided that even…
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Ageless skin-beauty-anti-ageing

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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No hope for deported Pakistani woman to return to Saskatoon as Ottawa closes case

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — The lawyer for a woman deported to Pakistan says there is no hope left that she will be allowed to…
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Blogs

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

Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies and Vancity Credit Union…
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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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How to deal with Stress

Successfully handling stress during the ‘Holiday Season’

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI For many people, the holidays can be stressful. The expectation that the season is one of joy, when we may not…
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Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

Recipe: Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I love a food mash up. The idea of throwing two good things together to make a new wonderful thing, always…
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Health Check

Ageless skin-beauty-anti-ageing

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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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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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

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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Looking forward to that nappuccino? Myths about noon nap busted

IANS London – It is often believed that an afternoon nap can do a body good. But there are people who are not convinced with…
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Surrey Memorial tops surgical wait times exceeding one year, could be fined for backlog of bookings

ADRIAN MACNAIR SURREY NOW  METRO VANCOUVER — Fraser Health could face $2.5 million in fines over a backlog of surgical wait times in hospitals across the…
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