Tim McGraw intimidates daughters’ boyfriends

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) — Singer Tim McGraw, who has three daughters with wife Faith Hill, says he enjoys intimidating... (more...)

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Party planning attracts Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) — Actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting says she would like be a party planner in another life. The... (more...)

Lady Gaga turns into Greek goddess

London, Sep 20 (IANS) — Pop star Lady Gaga, popular for her outrageous outfits, took style inspiration from Athens’... (more...)

Aishwarya, Freida in L’Oréal Paris’ star-studded ad

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) — Indian beauties Aishwarya Rai and Freida Pinto feature alongside Hollywood celebrities... (more...)

Director quits ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ sequel

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) — Creative differences have led director Fredrik Bond to step down from the sequel of the... (more...)

Liv Tyler wants baby’s sex to be a surprise

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) — Actress Liv Tyler has no plans of finding out the gender of the baby she’s expecting... (more...)

Jennifer Lopez’s denim day out

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) — Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez was recently spotted in a double denim look on a family... (more...)

Miranda Kerr sizzles as geisha on magazine cover

London, Sep 20 (IANS) — Supermodel Miranda Kerr has sported the geisha look for the cover of Vogue Japan to mark the... (more...)

Kutcher having pre-baby jitters

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) — Actor Ashton Kutcher is desperately waiting for the arrival of his baby with Mila Kunis.... (more...)

Monali Thakur ecstatic to win best actress award in Washington

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) — She’s more known for her singing. But Monali Thakur of “Sawaar... (more...)

Kim wants to star in ‘Downton Abbey’

London, Sep 20 (IANS) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is keen to be a part of popular TV series “Downton Abbey”. According... (more...)

Leonard Cohen to celebrate 80th b’day by smoking again

New York, Sep 20 (IANS) — Veteran singer Leonard Cohen has vowed to celebrate his 80th birthday by lighting up a cigarette... (more...)

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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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