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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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India employs men dressed in ape suits to scare away monkeys from parliament

VANCOUVER DESI The Indian government has hired ape-men or men dressed as langurs to scare off monkeys from the parliament and government buildings, according to…
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weird news

Retired Indian soldier’s ear sliced off for refusing to shave his moustache

HINDUSTAN TIMES A retired Indian soldier’s alleged refusal to shave off his luxuriant twirled moustache cost him his ear in a Bihar town. Ramanuj Verma…
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Man finds five-foot-long crocodile in his bathroom

VANCOUVER DESI A family in Western India got the shock of their life when a five-foot-long crocodile was discovered in the shower of their family…
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Minor allegedly raped by temple priest in southern India

HINDUSTAN TIMES An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a temple priest in Bangalore on Tuesday, less than a month after a seven-year-old was raped…
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Blogs

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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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Indian artistic gymnast Dipa gets bronze

IANS Glasgow – Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the women’s vault bronze in the final of the Commonwealth Games here Thursday. England’s Claudia Fragapane…
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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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Health Check

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Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers: Study

IANS New Delhi – Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey…
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Lechal-wearable technology

Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI A smart shoe in India is claiming to be the next big thing in wearable technology. The Lechal (“take me there” in Hindi,) from…
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Bollywood Bigg Boss

Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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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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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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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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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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