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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 ...

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 ...

Siberian polar bear cub gets a name

CEN AGENCY She is called Shilka and has become the new Knut in Russia. Like the superstar bear from Berlin - which once ...
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 ...

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]

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
Medal Ceremony - Winter Olympics Day 11

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, ...

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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Canada is Losing the Values War!

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Gallery: Dalai Lama in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of the Dalai Lama meeting students and some staff of John Oliver Secondary prior to attending the Heart-Mind Youth Dialogue…
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Heartbreaking photos of two elephants electrocuted in India

IANS Siliguri – Two elephants, including a female, were electrocuted in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district Saturday, an official said. The tuskers were found in a…
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Aman Grewal

Gallery: Army officer’s wife wins Mrs. India Worldwide pageant

IANS New Delhi – Aman Grewal, wife of an army officer, was declared the winner of Haut.Monde Mrs.India Worldwide 2014 here. Grewal, who hails from…
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Facebook photo showing Martin Rouleau

Canada is Losing the Values War!

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Harnoor Gill is all set to promote the World Vision’s Gift Catalogue campaign.

How to help World Vision this holiday season

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI World Vision is an organization that I happen to be a Youth Ambassador of and it is my joy to be…
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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI This week I’m bringing back ‘ghar ka khana’ (homemade food). Let’s make cooking traditional foods cool again. For the last few…
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Health Check

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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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