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Haider: A powerful revenge saga (w/trailer)

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Desi Kattey: Earthy, robust and virile

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Daawat-e-Ishq: Habib Faisal missed the plot

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Khubsoorat: This one would make Hrishida smile

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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...)

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Finding Fanny: Who is this wonderful film for?

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Mary Kom: A motivational masterpiece

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Raja Natwarlal: Dapper caper (w/trailer)

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Step Up All In: Captivates with brilliant dance moves

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Entertaining teen fare

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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...)

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Mardaani: It makes the right noises about child trafficking

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

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The cost of not controlling Ebola in Africa? Cases elsewhere, experts warn

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Health Canada bans some drugs from India on quality concerns

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Health Canada says it is banning imports of some medications and drug ingredients produced in India due to concerns about…
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Novel cardiac patches may replace damaged heart tissues

IANS London – Israeli researchers have developed novel cardiac patches made from gold particles that could be transplanted into the body to replace damaged heart…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

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Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

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Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

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