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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)

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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

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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

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Raise your hand, send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Passion for fashion turned into day job for Surrey clothing designer

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Surrey’s Davi Bains-Gill never thought her love for fashion and design could be her livelihood. She pursued a career in social…
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Donated equipment from Vancouver on its way to hockey-mad northern India

KENT SPENCER VANCOUVER DESI The neat thing about a Canadian effort to donate hockey equipment to the Himalayas is that there is a lot of…
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In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo, foreign tourists walk on a street near the railway station in New Delhi, India. Violence against women, and the huge publicity generated by recent attacks here, is threatening India's $17.7 billion tourism industry. AP Photo /Manish Swarup

India wants female tourists to feel safe when they visit

NATALIE OBIKO PEARSON BLOOMBERG NEWS Don’t move alone, don’t go anywhere at midnight and don’t get into a vehicle without first taking a photo of…
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Ujjal Dosanjh, former B.C. premier and Liberal MP at his home in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

Delhi Elections: Bedi Says a Leaders’ Debate is a Tamasha (Circus)! Really?

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Voters of Delhi: Beware of the undemocratic proclivities of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Ms. Kiran Bedi the former…
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Horizon: Help protect families from Ebola with World Vision

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI As many of you might know, I am a part of the organization of World Vision as one of the many…
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A man reads the latest issue of French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo bearing a cartoon of Prophet Mohammed at a French bookseller in Abidjan on January 19, 2015. SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images

The Paris Massacre: Two wrongs don’t make a right

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media is a right, enshrined in legislation/law,…
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Who is the Next Dr. King?

RAYMON GREWAL VANCOUVER DESI Monday was a great day to remember Martin Luther King Jr, but America still falls short of paying real tribute to…
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Health Check

FILE PHOTO: A nine-year-old Palestinian girl  suffering from scoliosis sits as her mother shows her back x-ray as she is treated by U.S. pediatric orthopedic surgeon Hugh Watts (L) February 18, 2004 at Al-Quds hospital, in Gaza City. Abid Katib/Getty Images

Seven-year-old Scoliosis patient in Western India cured by revolutionary surgery

IANS Mumbai  – A seven-year-old girl in Mumbai suffering from Scoliosis is the first in Western India to successfully undergo a new and revolutionary procedure…
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Baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ gets round-the-clock care at Indian hospital (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI A six-day-old baby is being given “round-the-clock” care in an Indian hospital after his mother claimed the boy spontaneously combusted, according to Britain’s…
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Saskatoon woman snared in alleged fraudulent MS trial held in India

JONATHAN CHARLTON THE STARPHOENIX Sharon Nordstrom feels ashamed for participating in a $38,000 multiple sclerosis stem cell treatment in India that was not all it was…
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Indian scientists design morphine replacement for pain therapy

SAHANA GHOSH IANSKolkata – In a breakthrough that could impact the blurring realms of pain and pleasure, Indian scientists have designed a potential morphine replacement,…
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Researchers advise pregnant women to limit exposure to receipts and plastic

MARGARET MUNRO POSTMEDIA NEWS Pregnant women are being warned to avoid reaching for credit card and cash register receipts as the ubiquitous bits of paper…
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New Pakistani TV show focuses on sex, a topic once considered taboo in the religiously conservative country

ADIL JAWAD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KARACHI, Pakistan — In religiously conservative Pakistan, a television call-in advice show is tackling an issue rarely discussed in public:…
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The influence of speech on toddlers

IANS New York – Talking to your toddlers could help strengthen their capacities to learn and succeed later in life, a research has revealed. Infants…
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Vancouver doctors find vial of urine hidden in patient’s rectum (with photos)

TOM BLACKWELL NATIONAL POST Vancouver doctors investigating a patient’s mysterious abdominal complaints were stunned to discover a vial of urine hidden inside his rectum, an…
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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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