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Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh

Yo Yo Honey Singh buys Toronto-based team in World Kabaddi League

Indian Punjabi singer Yo Yo Honey Singh. NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images VANCOUVER DESI Punjabi rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh is... (more...)

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Sonakshi Sinha gets jazzy for Punjabi rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh (w/video)

IANS Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha. AFP/Getty Images New Delhi – Actress Sonakshi Sinha will be seen in a new stylish... (more...)

Indian actress and former adult film actress Sunny Leone poses for a photograph during a promotional event for the Hindi film Ragini MMS 2 in Mumbai on late March 26, 2014. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Sunny Leone’s new music video for Pink Lips gets more than 1 million hits on YouTube (w/ video)

Indian actress and former adult film actress Sunny Leone poses for a photograph during a promotional event for the Hindi... (more...)

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar lip-syncs female vocals for upcoming film It’s Entertainment (w/ video)

Akshay Kumar/AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai  – If men dressing in woman’s garb wasn’t already enough of... (more...)

Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh

Work never stops for Yo Yo Honey Singh

Indian Punjabi singer Yo Yo Honey Singh. NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai  – Star rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh... (more...)

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After Sunny Leone, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone, now Elli Avram copies Jennifer Lopez

Bollywood actress Elli Avram is going to do a JLo number for Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. AFP/Getty Images/Vancouver Desi ALMAS... (more...)

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Priyanka Chopra’s latest single ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’ already a hit on iTunes in 24 hours

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra’s latest single ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’ already on #3 on iTunes... (more...)

International Indian Film Academy Awards, known as the Bollywood Oscars, comes to Tampa, Fla.

By Tamara Lush THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — The International Indian Film Academy is holding its annual awards... (more...)

International Indian Film Academy Awards, known as the Bollywood Oscars, comes to Tampa, Fla.

By Tamara Lush THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — The International Indian Film Academy is holding its annual awards... (more...)

BC-AP News Digest 2 pm

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The world at 2 p.m. Times are EDT. At the Nerve Center, Mike Stewart and Barb Whitaker can be reached... (more...)

Porn Queen-desi

2 States author listens to Sunny Leone’s Babydoll number to unwind

Sunny Leone VANCOUVER DESI The author of  2 States – which has now been adapted into the Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor... (more...)

Jaipur's Koyal Rana is Miss India 2014

Honey Singh bags song with Miss India Koyal Rana

Indian singer Honey Singh. AFP/Getty Images SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) — Rapper-composer Yo Yo Honey... (more...)

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Indian kidnappers agree to handover boy to parents on condition of swapping him for his sister

CEN AGENCY In a bizarre demand, parents of an Indian boy who has been kidnapped, were told that they could have youngster back if they…
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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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Indian minister criticizes ‘no-headgear’ rule after Sikh basketball players told to remove turbans during Asia Cup

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s sports minister has criticized the ‘no-headgear’ rule of basketball’s world body FIBA after two Sikh players on the…
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Greece

Tipsy British tourist asked to leave church after mistaking it for a disco

CEN AGENCY A tipsy British tourist had to be asked to leave a church in Crete where he started dancing after local kids told him…
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Blogs

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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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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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Commonwealth Games

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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Desi beauty

Gallery: Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

VANCOUVER DESI Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014. Take a look at photos from the opening ceremony….
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India

Common Wealth Games 2014: Sanjita wins gold, Mirabai silver for India

IANS Glasgow – It was double delight for India as Manipuri girls Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom won the gold and silver, respectively, in…
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Health Check

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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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Prescription pill bottle containing oxycodone is pictured in a June 20, 2012 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

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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232-teeth tumour gum

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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courtroom drama

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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