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Actress Alia Bhatt attends the Highway premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival at Zoo Palast on February 13, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.Clemens Bilan/Getty Images

I’m a huge Shahid Kapoor fan: Alia Bhatt

Actress Alia Bhatt attends the Highway premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival at Zoo Palast on February... (more...)

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Salman Khan

Did Salman Khan lock lips with onscreen love for ‘Kick’?

Did our shy Bollywood boy Salman Khan lock lips in an intimate scene with Jacqueline Fernandez in ‘Kick’? AFP/Getty... (more...)

Nimrat Kaur-The Lunchbox

Nimrat Kaur hasn’t signed Saurabh Shukla’s film yet

Actress Nimrat Kaur during a portrait session at the 10th Annual Dubai International Film Festival. Gareth Cattermole/Getty... (more...)

Shraddha Kapoor

Bollywood’s Shraddha Kapoor says new lot of actors are one big happy family

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor. AFP/Getty Images HINDUSTAN TIMES Gone are the days when Bollywood actors wouldn’t get... (more...)

Sunny Leone

It’s coincidence: Richa Chadha on refusing third film with Sunny Leone

Richa Chadha (L) has now refused her third film, which happens to have Sunny Leone (R) in it. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images. IANS Mumbai... (more...)

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Gallery: Hottest new faces in Bollywood 2014

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Bollywood’s Jacqueline Fernandez says Jackie O is her idol (w/ gallery)

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Bollywood beauty Priyanka Chopra. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Redditors disappointed with Priyanka Chopra’s AMA as tougher questions go unanswered

Bollywood beauty Priyanka Chopra. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images VANCOUVER DESI Redditors in India don’t seem too pleased... (more...)

Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan. AFP/Getty Images

No makeup for Amitabh Bachchan in new TV series Yudh

Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan. AFP/Getty Images IANS New Delhi — Amitabh Bachchan, who is poised to start his stint... (more...)

Vidya Balan as Bobby Jasoos

Vidya Balan excited to work with Mahesh Bhatt in upcoming film

Bollywood film actress Vidya Balan. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai  – Actress Vidya Balan, who is  busy promoting Bobby... (more...)

Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor has no complaints on pay disparities between Bollywood’s men and women, says she gets ‘paid really well’

Bollywood actress Kareena kapoor breaks her ‘no item numbers’ rule for friendship. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai... (more...)

Karan Johar

Karan Johar acted in Bombay Velvet for free

Karan Johar. Les Bazso / PNG IANS New Delhi  – Filmmaker Karan Johar will be seen on the big screen again and the... (more...)

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Frustrated Port of Metro Vancouver truckers want government to push companies to comply with action plan

THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — Drivers servicing the country’s largest port urged government on Monday to take swift action against trucking companies, which they say…
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A hangman's gallows sits idle at the Benghazi Central Prison on March 1, 2011 on the outskirts of Benghazi, Libya. Inmates broke free of the prison during the uprising a week ago in the city. John Moore/Getty Images

Indian state offers fat pay raise in attempt to attract applicants to jail hangman job

RAMESH BABU HINDUSTAN TIMES The Indian state of Kerala is offering a pay raise worth thousands of dollars in an attempt to attract more men…
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An Indian woman herds her cattle past an almost dried-up water body on the outskirts of Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Delayed monsoon rains have raised fears of possible drought in some regions with the meteorological department reporting an acute deficit in rainfall in many areas, according to news reports. AP Photo/Ajit Solanki

Armed bandits demand north Indian villagers deliver 35 buckets of water a day during drought

BISWAJEET BANERJEE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LUCKNOW, India — Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35…
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Narinder Kaur Kalsi, who has been on life support, since a domestic dispute at her Surrey home last week has died. Kalsi was pronounced dead just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, said police. Her husband Beldev Singh Kalsi was arrested and charged in connection to her death. — Facebook Photo.

Surrey temple president charged with murder as wife dies in hospital after alleged domestic assault

CHERYL CHAN  VANCOUVER DESI The charge against a former Surrey temple president has again been upgraded after his wife, who suffered severe injuries in an…
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Gaza Strip

Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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Left to right: Staff Sergeant Major John Buis, Trustee Harman Pandher, MLA Raj Chouhan, MP Peter Julian, Rajinder Pandher (my dad), Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley

A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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In this Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, photojournalists, with black bands around their mouth, participate in a protest against the gang rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai, in Gauhati, India. AP Photo/Anupam Nath

It’s time for India to step-up

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Life of a woman… A daughter, a wife, a mother and a widow. Each stage is directly entwined to a male,…
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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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courtroom drama

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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HIV epidemic

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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Research fraud

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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A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Adam Berry/Getty Images

Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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Lakhan Kale

Disabled nine-year-old boy who spent days tethered to a Mumbai bus stop marks new beginning

VANCOUVER DESI This weekend marked a new beginning for the nine-year-old deaf and mute boy who made headlines across the globe after photos of him…
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Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014

Neymar coming to Kerala for ayurveda treatment?

IANS Thiruvananthapuram – TV channels in Kerala Tuesday went berserk, saying injured Brazilian footballer Neymar was likely to come to the state to undergo ayurveda…
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A hospital in Indian city of Pune celebrates the birth of every girl child by distributing sweets to the locals and offering free deliveries and care. AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

Revolutionary Indian hospital celebrates birth of every girl child with free deliveries, post-delivery care and sweets

QUAID NAJMI IANS  Pune – The peace in Pune’s Hadapsar area was suddenly shattered by a man banging away at a steel plate with a…
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