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Putin warns Ukraine for using army against own people

Moscow, April 25 (IANS) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday called "anti-terror operation" conducted by Ukrainian troops in the east ...

Peace process not over: Israeli chief negotiator

Jerusalem, April 25 (IANS) -- Israel's chief negotiator Tzipi Livni said Thursday that the door was not closed on the ...

My music video not racist: Avril Lavigne

Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) -- Singer Avril Lavigne defends her new music video slammed by critics for the track "Hello ...

Seth Rogen makes me funnier: Zac Efron

Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) -- Actor Zac Efron says having his "Neighbours" co-star Seth Rogen produce the comedy helped him ...

UN chief expresses concern over Ukraine crisis

United Nations, April 25 (IANS) -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday voiced his deep concern about the continued violence in ...

We had good sex life: Tori Spelling

Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) -- Actress Tori Spelling insists that her love life with husband Dean McDermott was good before ...

France to cooperation with Palestinian unity government

Paris, April 25 (IANS) -- France was ready to work with the new Palestinian government which will include members from Hamas ...

Two more MERS coronavirus deaths reported in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, April 25 (IANS) -- The Saudi Health Ministry Thursday announced two more deaths and 12 new confirmed cases of ...

Natalia Vodianova was an ‘ugly duckling’

Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) -- Russian model Natalia Vodianova felt left out by her peers at school. She claims her ...

Austrian girls leave for Syria to ‘fight for Islam’

Vienna, April 25 (IANS) -- Two Austrian girls who are searched by the international police said in a letter that ...

Obama urges acknowledgement of massacre of Armenians

Washington, April 25 (IANS) -- US President Barack Obama Thursday called for "a full, frank and just acknowledgement of the facts" ...

Over 82 percent turnout in Bengal, polling mostly peaceful (Second Night Lead)

Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) -- Braving the sweltering heat, voters turned up in huge numbers as over 82 percent polling was ...

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NRI diaspora

Bride dumps addict NRI groom on wedding day

VANCOUVER DESI In Jalandhar, a  city dominated by NRIs, a woman dumped her newly wedded NRI husband after becoming suspicious that he was a drug…
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Justin Bieber

Narendra Modi gets more ‘NO’ votes than Justin Bieber in TIME poll

IANS New Delhi – BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had many more “NO” votes than Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and polled far fewer…
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Religion

British tourist to be deported from Sri Lanka for sporting a Buddha tattoo

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm,…
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India-Australia

Indian student granted asylum in Australia because he’s gay

IANS Sydney – A gay Indian student, who fled his country to escape his oppressive family and an arranged marriage, has been granted refugee status…
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Blogs

Rolling Dreams: Watched a Book, Read a film

RASIKA POTE VANCOUVERDESI Didn’t get the title of my post? Let’s make it simple for you. I recently watched ‘2 States’ the film directed by…
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Fitness Facts: Power of Zinc

What’s causing you TO sniffle – allergies, a cold or maybe  depression – did you know there’s one supplement that can help with ALL three…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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India Elections

Bollywood

Gallery: Bollywood stars keep their date with the ballot box

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood stars Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and hubby Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor were among a…
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Narendra Modi

110 million vote in India, BJP says it’s ‘Modi tsunami’ (w/gallery)

IANS New Delhi – Nearly 110 million people peacefully voted Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies in 12 states in a staggered election that will…
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Justin Bieber

Narendra Modi gets more ‘NO’ votes than Justin Bieber in TIME poll

IANS New Delhi – BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had many more “NO” votes than Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and polled far fewer…
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Arvind Kejriwal

Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal, Arundhati Roy among Time’s 100 most influential people

ARUN KUMAR IANS Washington – Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal have made it to Time…
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Bollywood film actor Vivek Oberoi, who voices the villain in Hindi, poses with an actor dressed in an original Spiderman costume from Hollywood during the footage screening, trailer and music video launch and press conference for the film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' in Mumbai on April 18, 2014. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Vivek Oberoi supports Narendra Modi, calls him karma yogi

IANS Mumbai  – Actor Vivek Oberoi has come out in support of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and says he is…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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