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Katrina Kaif

Bollywood Red Alert: Katrina Kaif dons ravishing red for Cannes appearance

IANS Cannes - It was red all the way when, for her second appearance on the Cannes International Film Festival red carpet, ...

Bollywood babe Priyanka Chopra takes America

Former Miss World plays lead in FBI drama Quantico [caption id="attachment_876259" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra tweeted a picture of the stars featuring ...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail in 2002 hit-and-run death case

[caption id="attachment_874693" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaves the Mumbai Sessions court after the verdict in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, May ...
Bollywood actor Salman Khan

“Kutta rd pe soyega kutte ki maut marega”: Abhijeet faces flak after tweets on Salman Khan verdict

[caption id="attachment_848890" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Bollywood actor Salman Khan. AFP/Getty Images[/caption] IANS Mumbai - After the court verdict in the Salman Khan hit-and-run case ...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s journey from superstar to ‘being human’

NATALIA NINGTHOUJAM IANS New Delhi - Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, Salman Khan, 49, the eldest son of writer Salim ...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan has Rs.200 crore riding on him

IANS Mumbai - The verdict is out -- Salman Khan was on Wednesday sentenced to five years in jail for a 2002 ...

Women want sex at 11:21PM, men at 7:54 AM: Survey

[caption id="attachment_871748" align="aligncenter" width="480"] File: Most women want sex last thing before they sleep and men want it early morning, shows ...
Ajmer Urs

Images of Asia: Pilgrims attend the Ajmer Urs commemorating Sufi saint

[imagebrowser id=1361] THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In these photos by Deepak Sharma, Indian Muslims attend the Urs festival in Ajmer, a city in the ...
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Bollywood beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan slammed for ‘insidiously racist’ ad

[caption id="attachment_868358" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Bollywood actress and former beauty queen is facing public ire over her "insidiously racist" ad for a ...
Kingfisher calendar

Kingfisher calendar girl Sarah Jane doles out tips for bikini body

[caption id="attachment_868359" align="alignright" width="320"] Sarah Jane Dias. Facebook photo[/caption] IANS New Delhi - Actress-singer Sarah Jane Dias, who looks fit and fabulous, has ...
Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi inks Saskatchewan uranium deal, talks trade with Stephen Harper

[caption id="attachment_865969" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) during a joint ...
B.C. celebrated Vaisakhi this weekend with the historic charter signing of Canada’s first cadet corps formed by the Sikh community in Surrey at a gala on Friday, April 10, 2015. The charter signing gala for the 3300 BCR (Bhai Kanhaiya) Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps in Surrey on Friday night was attended by Defence Minister Jason Kenney, National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of State for MulticulturalisM Tim Uppal, B.C. Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Amrik Virk, a host of MPs, MLAs, municipal politicians and about 400 guests and military personnel. (Jenelle Schneider/PNG)

B.C. celebrates Sikh pride with new cadet corps and parade (with photos)

[imagebrowser id=1344] VANCOUVER DESI B.C. celebrated Vaisakhi this weekend with the historic charter signing of Canada’s first cadet corps formed by the Sikh ...

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Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Aga Khan

PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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India’s tallest man spends his days in a cage-like structure posing for photos at an amusement park

VANCOUVER DESI Life is not easy for India’s tallest man Dharmendra Singh, who stands at 8-ft 1-inch, his height being the biggest barrier for his career and…
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End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

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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100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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football-100year journey

B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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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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Health Check

premature babies

Canadian pediatricians recommend letting 22-week-old preemies die. Should doctors try to save the tiny newborns?

TOM BLACKWELL POSTMEDIA NEWS Measuring just 10 inches long, Carter Lake should never have made it past his first few desperate hours outside the womb….
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organ donation

Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

IANS Washington – Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger. When…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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