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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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B.C. Supreme Court to decide if Kamloops Mountie watching women have sex in jail is a crime

THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A judge wants to hear arguments from lawyers about the legality of the charge against an RCMP corporal accused…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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Man proudly wears world’s largest turban weighing in at 100 pounds and 645 metres long unwrapped

VANCOUVER DESI A 60-year-old devout Sikh in northern India appears to be the proud owner of the world’s largest turban – weighing in at 100…
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Gallery: India prepares to welcome elephant-headed Lord Ganesha

VANCOUVER DESI Preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival marking the birth of the elephant-headed god, have taken off in India as Hindus prepare to welcome…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News

How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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Wedding Wonderland: The art of being a good host

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Hosting any party is a chore and a half but it’s a whole new ball game when it’s a wedding that…
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Chicken Soup for the Seoul: How our Korean vacation moved us (in more ways than one)

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “The most important thing in life is sincerity.” At least that’s what our Korean tour guide, SP, informed us via his…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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Rice Bucket India poverty

India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor brutally tortured and left to die after delivering stillborn baby boy

CEN AGENCY Torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead are believed to be relatives of a woman whose baby was delivered stillborn…
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