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Indo-Canadian film Siddharth wins Best Film at Beijing International Film Festival

HINDUSTAN TIMES An Indo-Canadian film project, Siddharth, won the best film award at the 4th Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF), ahead of favourite, China’s martial…
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Bollywood

Gallery: Bollywood stars keep their date with the ballot box

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood stars Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and hubby Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor were among a…
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Film Review

Kaanchi: Epic tale of women’s empowerment (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Kaanchi”; Cast: Mishti, Kartik Aaryan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Mithun Chakraborty, Rishi Kapoor; Directed by Subhash Ghai; Rating: **** Subhash Ghai…
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Poland-Bollywood

Salman Khan: More and more Bollywood producers should opt for Poland

SURENDER BHUTANI IANS  Warsaw – It was mere destiny that superstar Salman Khan flew here to shoot his upcoming film “Kick”. Impressed with the scenic…
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Bodybuilders

Gallery: Salman Khan tops list of Bollywood’s fittest men

IANS New Delhi – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan defeated stars like Hrithik Roshan and Arjun Rampal to grab the first position as India’s fittest actor…
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London bus drives off Warsaw Bridge causing panic, turns out to be a Bollywood shoot (w/video, photos)

CEN AGENCY Polish police received panicked calls after this London double-decker bus drove off a bridge, and plummeted into a river in the Polish capital…
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Priyanka Chopra’s latest single ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’ already a hit on iTunes in 24 hours

IANS Mumbai – The going is great for actor-singer Priyanka Chopra. She is out with her third solo single “I can’t make you love me”,…
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Video: Bollywood actor and Durex brand ambassador Ranveer Singh urges people to try ‘the Rex’

IANS New Delhi – Actor Ranveer Singh, who has done bold scenes in movies like “Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela” and “Band Baaja Baaraat”, is now…
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Gallery: Bollywood stars keep their date with the ballot box

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood stars Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and hubby Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor were among a…
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Bodybuilders

Gallery: Salman Khan tops list of Bollywood’s fittest men

IANS New Delhi – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan defeated stars like Hrithik Roshan and Arjun Rampal to grab the first position as India’s fittest actor…
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Mouse deer

World’s smallest deer that’s more like a ‘mouse’ born at a Spain zoo

CEN AGENCY The world’s smallest deer – more like a mouse – with a heritage stretching back millions of years has been born at a…
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Man dubbed Braman Monk plans world’s first bra museum to promote women’s health (w/gallery)

CEN AGENCY A man in China is planning to open the world’s first bra museum after collecting 5,000 of them over the past two decades….
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Health Check

Smaller penis size keeps woman loyal

‘Smaller’ size keeps women loyal to men: Study

IANS London – Does size of your penis worry you a lot? Stop thinking and get on with the act as a study reveals that…
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Man dubbed Braman Monk plans world’s first bra museum to promote women’s health (w/gallery)

CEN AGENCY A man in China is planning to open the world’s first bra museum after collecting 5,000 of them over the past two decades….
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Pictured here are the 2013 facilitators of the TK. Submitted photo.

Cancer survivor knows the importance of support and advice

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 52, Burnaby’s Leila Dawood-Munier considers herself fortunate to have had such a strong support network….
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Human sperm

Sperm may deliver stress too

IANS London – Your dad did not just pass his qualities via genes in you. He may have actually passed some stress too! A research…
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Poor-rich

Poorer teenagers begin having sex sooner: Study

IANS New York – Can a person’s socio-economic background influence when he becomes sexually active? Yes, research reveals. Researchers, psychologists and others in the medical…
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A woman fills a syringe as she prepares to give herself an injection of insulin at her home in Commerce, Calif., April 29, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Reed Saxon

Study finds diabetes may be a barrier to breast cancer screening

IANS Toronto  – A Toronto study has found that women with diabetes may be at a higher risk of breast cancer because they get so…
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Men self esteem

Study: Putting on an act in bed obvious to both men and women

KATE PADDISON POSTMEDIA NEWS There really is no point in “faking it.” Chances are a sexual partner knows exactly what’s going on in bed when…
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Lab-grown vagina

Girls having ‘normal sex’ via lab-grown vagina!

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, scientists are now growing specialised organs such as vagina in the lab and successfully implanting them in…
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alcohol

Heavy women drinkers at greater mortality risk: Study

IANS Beijing – Read this carefully if you cannot imagine your evenings without wine or vodka, and especially if you are a woman. The increased…
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Addiction

Squamish centre treats addiction, depression with Dr. Deepak Chopra’s unique approach

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI For nearly five years, Barbara — a mother and wife based in the Kootenays — “couldn’t see a way out” of…
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NRI diaspora

Bride dumps addict NRI groom on wedding day

VANCOUVER DESI In Jalandhar, a  city dominated by NRIs, a woman dumped her newly wedded NRI husband after becoming suspicious that he was a drug…
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Justin Bieber

Narendra Modi gets more ‘NO’ votes than Justin Bieber in TIME poll

IANS New Delhi – BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had many more “NO” votes than Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and polled far fewer…
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Religion

British tourist to be deported from Sri Lanka for sporting a Buddha tattoo

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm,…
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India-Australia

Indian student granted asylum in Australia because he’s gay

IANS Sydney – A gay Indian student, who fled his country to escape his oppressive family and an arranged marriage, has been granted refugee status…
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Desi Dad

Single dad smuggles daughter in suitcase from Morocco to Spain (w/video, photos)

CEN AGENCY A Moroccan dad who tried to smuggle his daughter into Spain by hiding her in a suitcase so that she could have a…
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Mouse deer

World’s smallest deer that’s more like a ‘mouse’ born at a Spain zoo

CEN AGENCY The world’s smallest deer – more like a mouse – with a heritage stretching back millions of years has been born at a…
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The Enver Creek Robotics Club prepares for a recent competition. The club is in Anaheim this week competing at the worlds. Submitted photo via Surrey Now.

Surrey robotics team off to the world championships

KATYA SLEPIAN SURREY NOW SURREY — It’s a long way from a club in Surrey to the world robotics championships but having already gotten there…
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Crime-Vancouver-BC

Surrey Six trial: Ex-gang leader Michael Le fails to get ban on his name and names of Triads for cross-examination

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI Former Red Scorpions gang leader Michael Le, arguing that there were threats against his life, has lost a bid to have…
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Immigration lawyer Richard Kurland with client Bhupinder Singh Brar at the CBSA office at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing in Surrey, BC Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Jason Payne/ PNG

‘Technical glitch’ means long-haul trucker can’t take job waiting for him, and must return to India

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Long-haul trucker Bhupinder Singh Brar is in high demand for Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program — yet the Canada Border Services…
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Sexual luring online - Cyberbullying

Surrey cricketer and his brother busted by Facebook security for Internet luring

JANE SEYD NORTH SHORE NEWS A Surrey man has been sentenced to house arrest after he was busted by Facebook security for inappropriate sexual chat…
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Surrey-New Westminster

Six-lane Pattullo Bridge should go between Coquitlam and Surrey: New Westminster mayor Wayne Wright

THEREAS MCMANUS ROYAL CITY RECORD METRO VANCOUVER — If Coquitlam and Surrey want a six-lane replacement for the Pattullo Bridge, they can have it, says…
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Surrey RCMP officer charged with off-duty concert assault

TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW A Surrey RCMP officer is scheduled to appear in Vancouver provincial court next month, accused of assault in connection with an…
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Film Reviews

Film Review

Kaanchi: Epic tale of women’s empowerment (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Kaanchi”; Cast: Mishti, Kartik Aaryan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Mithun Chakraborty, Rishi Kapoor; Directed by Subhash Ghai; Rating: **** Subhash Ghai…
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BOLLYWOOD MOVIE REVIEW

2 States: A magical north-south love story you wish wouldn’t end (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “2 States”; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathi, Shiv Subramaniam; Directed by Abhishek Varman; Rating: ****…
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Indian Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan (L), Parth Bhalerao (C) and Usha Jadhav (R) pose for a photograph during a promotional event for the forthcoming Hindi film Bhoothnath Returns, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, in Mumbai on late February 25, 2014. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Bhoothnath Returns: Ennobling voyage into Indian elections

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film: Bhoothnath Returns Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Parth Bhalerao, Boman Irani, Usha Jadhav, Sanjai Mishra Directed by Nitesh Tiwari Rating:*** 1/2 (3…
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Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan (L) and Nargis Fakhri during a promotional event for their upcoming Hindi film Main Tera Hero in Mumbai on March 4, 2014. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Main Tera Hero: David Dhawan’s ‘son stroke’ is full-on dhamaal

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film: Main Tera Hero Cast: Varun Dhawan, Ileana D’Cruz, Nargis Fakhri, Arunoday Singh Directed by David Dhawan Rating:*** It’s not easy…
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Bollywood actors Harman Baweja (L), Ayesha Khanna (2L) and Shilpa Shetty Kundra (2R) pose for a photograph during a promotional event for the forthcoming Hindi film 'Dishkiyaoon', directed by Sanamjit Singh Talwar and produced by Shilpa Shetty Kundra, in Mumbai on late February 19, 2014. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Dishkiyaoon: Complicated gangster flick with too many characters

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film: Dishkiyaoon Cast: Sunny Deol, Harman Baweja, Ayesha Khanna, Prashant Narayanan, Aditya Chopra Director: Sanamjit Talwar Rating: ** Cheek mate! Papa…
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Bollywood buzz

Ragini MMS 2: Just Porn Horror

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film: Ragini MMS 2 Cast: Sunny Leone, Divya Dutta, Pravin Dabbas Directed by Bhushan Patel Rating:** At least the first Ragini…
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Bollywood

Gallery: Bollywood stars keep their date with the ballot box

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood stars Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and hubby Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor were among a…
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Narendra Modi

110 million vote in India, BJP says it’s ‘Modi tsunami’ (w/gallery)

IANS New Delhi – Nearly 110 million people peacefully voted Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies in 12 states in a staggered election that will…
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Justin Bieber

Narendra Modi gets more ‘NO’ votes than Justin Bieber in TIME poll

IANS New Delhi – BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had many more “NO” votes than Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and polled far fewer…
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Arvind Kejriwal

Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal, Arundhati Roy among Time’s 100 most influential people

ARUN KUMAR IANS Washington – Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal have made it to Time…
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Bollywood film actor Vivek Oberoi, who voices the villain in Hindi, poses with an actor dressed in an original Spiderman costume from Hollywood during the footage screening, trailer and music video launch and press conference for the film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' in Mumbai on April 18, 2014. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Vivek Oberoi supports Narendra Modi, calls him karma yogi

IANS Mumbai  – Actor Vivek Oberoi has come out in support of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and says he is…
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Indian Lovers Party

Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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