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Shekhar’s ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ dedicated to grandma

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) — Singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani has dedicated his interpretation of “Hanuman Chalisa”,... (more...)

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Arun Dutt was a wonderful cerebral person: Kalpana Lajmi

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) — Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi remembers her late cousin Arun Dutt as a “wonderful... (more...)

Capital to host musical night in remembrance of Pancham Da

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) — A musical night titled “Musafir Hoon Yaaron” is being organised here Friday... (more...)

My friends shouldn’t be blamed for my divorce: Manju Warrier

Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) — Actress Manju Warrier, who has decided to end her 16 years of marriage with popular... (more...)

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Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt fasts during Ramadan as a tribute to his mother

Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Mumbai – Mahesh Bhatt observes... (more...)

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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

Bollywood actor Salman Khan. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his... (more...)

Shabana Azmi misses Farooque Sheikh on Eid

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) — As everyone is celebrating Eid Tuesday, veteran actress Shabana Azmi says she is missing her... (more...)

Want to be stylish? Try Anuradha Ramam’s party line

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) — Love to party? Check out Anuradha Ramam’s latest offering masterpieces “unconventional... (more...)

Consult dad only when required: Shanthnu on scripts

Chennai, July 29 (IANS) — Actor Shanthnu Bhagyaraj, son of ace filmmaker K. Bhagyaraj, says he has stopped discussing... (more...)

Gear up for Shruti Sancheti’s ode to silk at LFW

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) — Designer Shruti Sancheti will pay an ode to the glorious and sumptuous fibre Silk at the... (more...)

Vidyut Jammwal confident about ‘Anjaan’ success

Chennai, July 29 (IANS) — Actor Vidyut Jammwal, who has an important role in upcoming Tamil actioner “Anjaan”,... (more...)

Pick comfortable footwear for monsoon season

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) — Keep leather shoes away from your sight, focus on grip and go for easy to maintain footwear... (more...)

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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Private tutor who mercilessly beat child finally arrested in Kolkata

IANS Kolkata  – Private tutor Pooja Singh, who was caught on video brutally thrashing a three-and-a-half-year-old child in Kolkata, was finally arrested Friday, police said….
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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI Would you like to explore new avenues and take in the sights without having to consult your map the whole time? A smart…
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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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