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Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive (w/gallery)

The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 held at Palladium Hotel in Mumbai ended with a bevy of Bollywood stars taking to ...
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Son’s pregnancy prank goes horribly wrong

VANCOUVER DESI Indian student Prateek Verma is a prankster that pulled one prank too many. In a video he posted online he boasts ...
Kamasutra 3D actress Andria D`Souza`s hot photo shoot in Mumbai. (Photo: IANS)

Gallery: Andria DSouza’s hot Mumbai photo shoot

Have a look at Kamasutra 3D actress Andria D`Souza`s VERY hot photo shoot in Mumbai. Her movie, Kamasutra 3D, depicts ...
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GALLERY: Red hot Rihanna in Paris

Pop singer Rihanna poses for photographers at Christian Dior’s ready-to-wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris, France. [imagebrowser id=701]
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Gallery: The many faces of Sunny Leone

VANCOUVER DESI Known as one of the leading Indo-Canadian porn stars and budding Bollywood star, Sunney Leone can change her look from ...
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Sochi: Canada defeats the United States in hockey semifinal

Gold to go for Canada! In yet another Canada-U.S.A. classic, Jamie Benn’s goal and stellar goaltending by Carey Price held up ...
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Sochi Olympic Medal Counts

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B.C.’s ‘boring’ balanced budget projects three years of surpluses, introduces LNG tax plan

DIRK MEISSNER THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA — B.C.’s Liberal government tabled a balanced budget Tuesday, delivering a fiscal blueprint that forecasts three ...
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Gallery: Sochi Olympic Moments

[imagebrowser id=689] Our favourite photos for February 18, 2014 from the Sochi Winter Olympics, including bronze medalists Tiril Eckhoff and Jia Zongyang, ...
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Gallery: Ladies In Red Celebrate Valentine’s Day

[imagebrowser id=687] VANCOUVER DESI So you may have wondered which celebrities dressed in red to celebrate Valentine's day. So did we and compiled ...
Actress Sunny Leone performs a dance sequence based on the song Baby Doll from her latest movie Ragini MMS, during the song launch in Mumbai, on Feb.12, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

Gallery: Baby Doll Dance by Sunny Leone

[imagebrowser id=682] VANCOUVER DESI Actress Sunny Leone performs a dance sequence based on the song Baby Doll from her latest movie Ragini MMS, ...

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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Create a brand-new baby name for $31,000

LAUREN LA ROSE THE CANADIAN PRESS Celebrities may have cornered the market on unconventional baby names like Blue Ivy and North West, but a Swiss…
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Video of Sikh boy being bullied, called ‘terrorist’ on school bus goes viral (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI A video of a young Sikh student in the U.S. being bullied and called a “terrorist” by a group of children on a…
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Indian family struggles to feed 41-pound baby addicted to curry (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian family is struggling to make ends meet and feed its 10-month-old baby who weighs an “astonishing” 41 pounds – making her…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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Health Check

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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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Merck gives free license allowing cheap versions of its HIV drug for children in poor nations

LINDA A. JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. — Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to…
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