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Canadians are average in the kitchen but that’s OK

When it comes to behaviours and attitudes toward food, a new international study of 22 nations claims that Canadians are absolutely ...

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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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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 ...

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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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Identical twins’ mark sheets almost as identical and the story of a courageous young achiever

HINDUSTAN TIMES AND VANCOUVER DESI They are identical twins and, interestingly, even their mark sheets look almost the same. Ranchi twins Aporupa and Anorupa Chattopadhyay …
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sucha Singh Bagri arrived in Canada with his father Harnam Singh Bagri on Feb 2, 1935, on the Empress of Russia,…
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Blogs

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Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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100 year journey

Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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“I didn’t know anything about her:” Mayo Singh married Bishan Kaur, the girl his parents chose

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Mayo Singh was born in 1888 in a Punjab village called Paldi, a name that would ultimately bring him a measure…
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Health Check

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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weight-loss

Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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The strength of your grip may be a more accurate predictor of your risk of a heart attack or stroke than the standard blood pressure test.
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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