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Why most doctors wish to die ‘in peace’

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New York, June 1  Unlike what they actually practice - pursuing aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for terminally-ill patients - most physicians would like to forego it for themselves, a new study reveals.

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06/01/14
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Goodbye root canals? Researchers use lasers to regrow parts of teeth

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Washington, June 1 -- Anyone who has had a root canal done knows how painful the procedure can be.

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06/01/14
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Bollywood movie review: ‘Youngistaan’ - topical tale of politics, youth (Movie Review, Rating: ****)

By Subhash K. Jha 
 
Film: "Youngistaan"; Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Neha Sharma, late Farooque Sheikh; Director: Syed Ahmed Afzal; Rating: ****
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03/29/14
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Australian gallery refuses to return $5-mn Shiva idol

Sydney -- The National Gallery of Australia is refusing to return the dancing Shiva statue it purchased for $5 million from an Indian-origin antiquities dealer despite evidence that it was stolen from an Indian temple.
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03/29/14
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Indian-origin student tweets to success in UK

London -- It took just a simple tweet from an Indian-origin student to impress British Foreign Secretary William Hague.

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03/29/14
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Indian-American doctor admits taking bribes for referrals

New York, March 27 (IANS) An Indian-American pediatrician with a New York practice has admitted he accepted bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running scheme operated by a New Jersey diagnostic laboratory.

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03/29/14
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Indian-origin actress suing BBC for racism

London, March 28 (IANS) -- An Indian-origin actress is suing BBC for up to one million pounds ($1.6 million) for a racist remark made by the host of a popular motor show, media reported Friday.

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03/29/14
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Food, dance, music at Zamora Temple at Alabama International Asian festival on March 29

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation is having its 2014 International festival at a new, larger location. It’s trying the new location as a possible fit for its new International Peace Plaza, Cultural Educational Center and in future a classical Chinese garden.

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03/29/14
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Silicon Valley Indian techies build online platform for AAP

Washington -- Indian techies in the US have built what they call a "game changer" "Next Generation" technology platform to raise online donations for the Aam Aadmi Party for India's upcoming parliamentary elections.

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03/25/14
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New York mayor taps three Indian-Americans for key jobs

New York -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped three Indian-Americans for key positions with Meera Joshi named to serve as chairperson and CEO of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC).

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03/25/14
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