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Bikini-clad Poonam Pandey takes up ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood’s bold and controversial actress Poonam Pandey has taken up the ALS ice bucket challenge in her... (more...)

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Katrina Kaif’s sister Isabel to dance to ‘Dal Makhani’

Bollywood actress Isabel Kaif. Facebook SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Mumbai – Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif’s sister... (more...)

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Aamir Khan dropped pants for ‘PK’, wonders would Salman Khan follow suit?

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan in a poster of his upcoming film ‘PK’. Facebook IANS Mumbai – It seems Aamir... (more...)

Bollywood film actor Ranveer Singh attends the first look trailer launch of the upcoming romantic-drama Hindi film Ram Leela in Mumbai on September 16, 2013.  STR/AFP/Getty Images

Ranveer Singh: I’ve been known to be a risk taker

Bollywood film actor Ranveer Singh. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – Actor Ranveer Singh, who has decided to go bald... (more...)

Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu walks during the launch of new brand identity of Promart Retail at Mehboob Studios at Bandra in Mumbai. (Photo: IANS)

The industry can make you insecure: Bipasha Basu

Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu walks during the launch of new brand identity of Promart Retail at Mehboob Studios at Bandra... (more...)

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Katrina Kaif was trained to do her own stunts in Jagga Jasoos

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif says if she has to dance at Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding, it will be on a song from the latter’s... (more...)

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Due to injury Shraddha Kapoor forgoes heels for India Bridal Fashion Week

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor. AFP/Getty Images IANS New Delhi  – Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who experienced a muscle... (more...)

Indian Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan speaks during an appearance on a television show in Mumbai  June 5, 2014. STRSTRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Kolkata policewoman’s dance with Shah Rukh Khan draws criticism

Indian Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan speaks during an appearance on a television show in Mumbai June 5, 2014. STRSTRDEL/AFP/Getty... (more...)

Anurag Basu lands in Vancouver for the Times of India Film Awards in April 2013. Jason Payne/ PNG

Anurag Basu warns fans about fake Facebook account

Anurag Basu lands in Vancouver for the Times of India Film Awards in April 2013. Jason Payne/ PNG IANS Mumbai — Word... (more...)

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Bipasha Basu says she will never again work with Sajid Khan after Humshakals

Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai  – Actress Bipasha Basu, who decided to refrain from... (more...)

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Shah Rukh Khan says he is bored of the exaggerated rival between him and Salman Khan

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan looks on during a promotional event in Mumbai on late July 19, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images) IANS Mumbai... (more...)

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I was obsessed with Salman Khan: Sonam Kapoor (w/gallery)

Sonam Kapoor attends “The Homesman” premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2014 in Cannes,... (more...)

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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

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Man proudly wears world’s largest turban weighing in at 100 pounds and 645 metres long unwrapped

VANCOUVER DESI A 60-year-old devout Sikh in northern India appears to be the proud owner of the world’s largest turban – weighing in at 100…
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Gallery: India prepares to welcome elephant-headed Lord Ganesha

VANCOUVER DESI Preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival marking the birth of the elephant-headed god, have taken off in India as Hindus prepare to welcome…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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Wedding Wonderland: The art of being a good host

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Hosting any party is a chore and a half but it’s a whole new ball game when it’s a wedding that…
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Chicken Soup for the Seoul: How our Korean vacation moved us (in more ways than one)

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “The most important thing in life is sincerity.” At least that’s what our Korean tour guide, SP, informed us via his…
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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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Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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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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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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