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Podcast: Calgary music scene featuring pop artist Raghav

Calgary singer Raghav is the latest guest on Bandwagonish, a podcast of the local music scene. MIKE BELL POSTMEDIA NEWS On... (more...)

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Roadies star Rannvijay turns Sunny Leone’s ‘student’ in music video

Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone and Roadies star Rannvijay Singh Sangha feature in a fun music video for Splitsvilla promo. IANS Mumbai... (more...)

Lin Dan loses for 1st time to Chen Long in All England semis; Marin vs Nehwal in women s final

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIRMINGHAM, England — Lin Dan believes the decision to consign his semifinal with Chen Long to... (more...)

Lin Dan loses for 1st time to Chen Long in All England semis; Marin vs Nehwal in women s final

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIRMINGHAM, England — Lin Dan believes the decision to consign his semifinal with Chen Long to... (more...)

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Kingfisher calendar girl Sarah Jane Dias to make her debut in live performance

Sarah Jane Dias. Facebook photo IANS Mumbai – Indie singer Sarah Jane Dias is set to perform in front of a live audience... (more...)

Founder of Bikram hot yoga facing 6 harassment and sex assault lawsuits in Los Angeles

By Brian Melley THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — A yoga guru who founded a rigorous routine of exercises practiced... (more...)

Actress Sunny Leone performs a dance sequence based on the song Baby Doll from her latest movie Ragini MMS, during the song launch in Mumbai, on Feb.12, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

‘Baby doll’ singer to get ‘classical’

Sunny Leone in Baby Doll, sung by UK’s Kanishka Kapoor. IANS Noida – After getting recognized for her hit peppy... (more...)

Honey Singh-Shah Rukh Khan controversy

Yo Yo Honey Singh is back with new hit single Birthday Bash (w/ video)

HINDUSTAN TIMES Honey Singh fans can rejoice, as the Indian rapper has returned with a new single, Birthday Bash. Written... (more...)

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Praise all around as India completes yet another World Cup win over Pakistan (w/ photos)

India Cricket WCup ◄ Back... (more...)

Twitter photo from Sam Spiegel of he and Priyanka Chopra in studio. Submitted photo/Twitter.

Priyanka Chopra collaborates with American DJ Sam Spiegel

Twitter photo from Sam Spiegel of he and Priyanka Chopra in studio. Submitted photo/Twitter. IANS Mumbai — Bollywood... (more...)

Music composer Ismail Darbar appears at Andheri Court for a assault case filed against him by assistant director Prashamit Chaudhury in Mumbai on Feb. 4, 2015. Sandeep Mahankal/IANS

Composer Ismail Darbar and his son arrested for allegedly beating associate with hockey sticks

Music composer Ismail Darbar appears at Andheri Court for a assault case filed against him by assistant director Prashamit... (more...)

Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer and musician, A R Rahman performs during the music launch of the upcoming Hindi film 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' written and directed by Arif Ali, in Mumbai on June 12, 2014. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Award-winning composer A.R. Rahman urges others to stop violence against religion

Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer and musician, A R Rahman performs during the music launch of the upcoming... (more...)

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Aga Khan

PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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NRI-DESI-DEPORTATION

‘Stateless’ man argues deportation to India before Court of Appeal

TOM SPEARS OTTAWA CITIZEN Deepan Budlakoti, born and raised in Canada, has no citizenship anywhere. But that doesn’t make him “stateless,” a lawyer for Citizenship…
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Media-savvy Narendra Modi’s one year in photos as India’s prime minister

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he completes one year in office. Modi is one of India’s most social…
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Desi cop viral video

Video shows a young cop being thrashed by four men for drinking on duty

VANCOUVER DESI A video clip showing a cop being beaten up for drinking on duty in India is going viral, according to newswire Press Trust of…
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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football-100year journey

B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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