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Miranda Kerr wants to cut her hair short

Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) — Supermodel Miranda Kerr would love to cut her hair short and says she had a strong urge... (more...)

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Reynolds, Lively at war over children?

Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) — Actor Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively are apparently fighting over children. “He’s... (more...)

To stay fit, Britney adopts old-school routine

Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) — Pop star Britney Spears uses “old-school” cardio and weights routines to... (more...)

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Hindu bindis all the rage at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (w/gallery)

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Denim jackets – style statement for curvy women

London, April 17 (IANS) — Denim jackets are always going to be in style and year after year they come back to the forefront,... (more...)

Katie Holmes prefers beauty advice from mother

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) — Actress Katie Holmes works with the best make-up artists in the world, but prefers advice... (more...)

Want to cook Spanish tapas? Follow the recipe

London, April 17 (IANS) — Spanish tapas, which means appetizers, often include patatas bravas and garlic wedges. It... (more...)

Rapper bobbitises himself in suicide bid

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) — Rapper Andre Johnson affiliated with hip hop artist Wu-Tang Clan reportedly cut off... (more...)

Johnny Depp hopes for a better tomorrow

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) — Actor Johnny Depp is concerned about the world’s current affairs and hopes for... (more...)

YRF’s ‘Titli’ to compete at Cannes film fest

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) — Indian filmmaker Kanu Behl’s “Titli” has been chosen for screening in Un... (more...)

Oprah returns to British TV in May

London, April 17 (IANS) — Oprah Winfrey is set to return to British TV with her new show “Oprah Prime”... (more...)

Period pain affects work of girls: Research

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) — A new research suggests period pain not only causes discomfort but it can also affect... (more...)

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PETA India urges health ministry to ban sale of animal-tested products

IANS New Delhi – Animal rights group PETA has urged India’s health ministry to ban the marketing and sale of animal-tested cosmetics and household products….
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Court lets off woman charged for mishandling boss’ dogs, one bit a man’s genitals

IANS New Delhi – A Delhi court has let off a woman facing trial for being negligent with her employer’s dogs – one of whom…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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‘It got quite graphic’: Hockey dad charged with threatening 10-year-old player on his son’s team

Burnaby Winter Club team had just lost a playoff game IAN AUSTIN THE PROVINCE A Burnaby Winter Club hockey dad appeared in North Vancouver court…
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Blogs

Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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