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In pursuit of happiness? Try the sex-ed up Kama Sutra app

VANCOUVER DESI Kamasutra 3D is the debut movie of controversial model Sherlyn Chopra, who plays its lead. IANS The Kama Sutra,... (more...)

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Bollywood’s cradle robbers: industry’s leading men get younger and younger co-stars ( with gallery)

Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone were co-stars in ‘Om Shanti Om’ as well. Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images   VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Bollywood Star television program will reward Canadian winner with role in film

Teigan Lloyd-Evans was the winner of the Australian version of the Bollywood Star TV series in 2012 and will appear in a... (more...)

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Bollywood-themed restaurant and lounge hits Granville strip in Vancouver

Kamal Mroke relaxes in his new restaurant, Tabla Bollywood Lounge, on Granville Street in Vancouver, B.C., March, 28, 2013.... (more...)

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Bollywood stars who journeyed successfully from runway to reel

VANCOUVER DESI They are hot, dashing and could kill with their looks, but acting? From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Anushka... (more...)

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Sunny Leone, Sophie Choudry sizzle in Bollywood film item number

Item numbers are sexually charged dance sequences that Bollywood directors use to help market their films. To promote upcoming... (more...)

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Holi colours! Bollywood celebrities get a jump on spring celebrations (gallery)

Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu rite of spring observed in India at the end of the winter season... (more...)

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Bollywood’s fitness fanatics: Sonakshi Sinha on making a lifestyle change once and for all

Sonakshi Sinha says she allows herself to satisfy culinary cravings once a month — but only if she puts in an extra 20... (more...)

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Bollywood’s fitness fanatics: Anil Kapoor stresses being mentally fit as much as physically fit

Anil Kapoor says ‘the best way to get sleep is to tire yourself out at work or else feel grateful to God and be positive.’... (more...)

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Here’s your chance to get in the gym with Sonal Chauhan (gallery)

Bollywood actress Sonal Chauhan is in great shape — that’s obvious. In this photo essay, she gives fans an up-close... (more...)

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Bollywood’s fitness fanatics: Sonam Kapoor needs all the energy she can get when in front of the camera

Sonam Kapoor, a fashion icon for millions of young fans, says that fitness is a way of life for her because her parents are... (more...)

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Bollywood’s fitness fanatics: Akshay Kumar was fit long before he starred in blockbuster films

Actor Akshay Kumar is one of Bollywood’s fittest actors. Strdel/AFP/Getty Images VANCOUVER DESI Ever wonder how Bollywood’s... (more...)

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Mississauga beauty Annu Gaidhu crowned Miss India Canada (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI Mississauga’s Annu Gaidhu was crowned Miss India-Canada at the 24th annual pageant in Toronto Saturday evening. The 23-year-old yoga instructor and aspiring child…
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Best and worst places to live

Vancouver named among the best places to live, Karachi among the worst: The Economist (w/gallery)

LINDA NGUYEN THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Three Canadian cities — Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary — have been named as some of the best places…
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Vancouver taxi driver calls for end to queue-jumping bribe scheme

Network of drivers pays hotel staff to secure long-haul YVR fares JEFF LEE POSTMEDIA NEWS A small clique of drivers at Vancouver Taxi is being…
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New York police arrest man who injured Sikh father in alleged hate crime

VANCOUVER DESI New York City police arrested a man on Tuesday who allegedly drove his truck over a Sikh father last month, according to the…
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ROAD SAFETY: Keep an eye on your friends and families’ safety on the roads

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI As you’ve been driving around the city, you’ve likely noticed there are more pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists out enjoying the good…
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Hollywood

Seeking balance and well-being: A mind-body approach to depression

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI While the world mourns the passing of Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, the global conversation turns to the topics…
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The Art of being a Guest – at a Sikh Ceremony

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI With wedding season in full swing, surely you must be attending at least one Sikh ceremony.  These family and fun oriented…
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Capital Punishment, is that the answer?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Today August 14, 2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the hanging of convicted rapist and murderer Dhananjoy Chatterjee. On May…
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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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Doctor-violence-Mexico

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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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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Health Canada issues warnings over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products

VANCOUVER DESI Health Canada has issued an alert over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products that may cause life-threatening side effects. These natural health…
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Mumbai man who recently travelled to Nigeria admitted to hospital with Ebola symptoms

VANCOUVER DESI A man in Mumbai who travelled to West Africa last month has voluntarily admitted himself to a local hospital after experiencing Ebola symptoms,…
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Watermelon-sized tumour found in Mumbai woman during emergency caesarean section

IANS Mumbai  – A team of doctors at Mumbai’s Sion Hospital performed a rare and unexpected surgery as they were forced to remove a 2.5…
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Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra leads Guinness World Record meditation attempt (w/ photos)

LAUREN LAROSE THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Famed spiritual teacher Deepak Chopra sought to unite a mass global audience in quiet moments of personal reflection…
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Case of abandoned baby with Down syndrome casts light on unregulated surrogacy business

GRANT PECK and KRISTEN GELINEAU THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK, Thailand — For thousands of well-off childless couples, the dream of having a baby is often…
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