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Daawat-e-Ishq: Habib Faisal missed the plot

Bollywood actors Aditya Roy Kapur (L) and Parineeti Chopra pose for a photograph during a promotional event for the forthcoming... (more...)

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Sonam Kapoor

Khubsoorat: This one would make Hrishida smile

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (L) and Pakistani Actor Fawad Afzal Khan attend the music launch for the upcoming Hindi film... (more...)


Dr. Cabbie: Immigrant Doctor drives cab and sends a message about the system

Actors Isabelle Kaif, Kunal Nayyar and Vinay Virmani arrive at the Premiere of “Dr Cabbie” held at Scotiabank... (more...)

Deepika Padukone

Finding Fanny: Who is this wonderful film for?

Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Naseruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapoor in ‘Finding Fanny’ ◄... (more...)

Priyanka Chopra

Mary Kom: A motivational masterpiece

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra in and as Indian Olympian Mary Kom. Facebook photo SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Mary... (more...)

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Raja Natwarlal: Dapper caper (w/trailer)

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Raja Natwarlal”; Actors: Emraan Hashmi, Paresh Rawal, Kay Kay Menon and Humaima... (more...)

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Step Up All In: Captivates with brilliant dance moves

Step Up All In movie poster. TROY REBEIRO IANS Film: “Step Up All In”; Cast: Ryan Guzzman, Briana Evigan, Stephen... (more...)

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Entertaining teen fare

Trevor Bayne (L), driver of the #6 Advocare Ford, talks to Chris Buescher, driver of the #60 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles... (more...)

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The November Man: An above average spy thriller

This image released by Relativity Media shows Olga Kurylenko in a scene from the film,”The November Man.” (AP... (more...)

Bollywood film actress Rani Mukherjee attends the first 'Yash Chopra Memorial Awards' ceremony in Mumbai on October 19, 2013.   AFP/Getty Images

Mardaani: It makes the right noises about child trafficking

Bollywood film actress Rani Mukherjee. AFP/Getty Images SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film: “Mardaani”; Cast: Rani Mukerji,... (more...)

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The Expendables 3: High on action, low on performance

Jet Li, Antonio Banderas, Glen Powell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kellan Lutz, Dolph Lundgren, Wesley Snipes, Ronda Rousey, Randy... (more...)

Ajay Devgn

Singham Returns: It notches above regular fare (w/trailer)

Bollywood movie SIngham Returns starring Ajay Devgn. Wikimedia Commons TROY RIBEIRO IANS  Film: “Singham Returns”;... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

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IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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