Entertainment

Emilia Clarke called ‘Dragon Lady’ in shops

London, May 30 (IANS) — Actress Emilia Clarke is known as the ‘Dragon Lady’ when she goes into her local... (more...)

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Chris Brown sometimes hated himself

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — Singer Chris Brown says he “looked in the mirror and hated the person” he... (more...)

Demi Lovato hit ‘other rock bottoms’ in rehab

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — Singer Demi Lovato “hit other rock bottoms” after going to rehab in 2010 and... (more...)

Iggy Azalea cancels tour

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — Singer Iggy Azalea has reportedly cancelled her upcoming North American Great Escape Tour... (more...)

‘Piku’ finds success in distant Poland

By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, May 30 (IANS) — The worldwide success of Shoojit Sircar’s “Piku” now... (more...)

David Gandy to quit modelling

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — British model David Gandy says he’s preparing to quit modelling to let the younger... (more...)

Ian Somerhalder refuses to pose for fans

Paris, May 30 (IANS) — Actor Ian Somerhalder was clearly not in the mood to let his fans click his photographs, and... (more...)

Gaga to start clothing line for pups

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — Singer Lady Gaga is planning to design a clothing range for puppies. The 29-year-old singer... (more...)

Kate Moss feels she’s as famous as Katie Price

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — Supermodel Kate Moss says her popularity equals that of reality TV stars Kerry Katona... (more...)

Pharrell Williams buys $7 mn Hollywood home

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — Singer Pharrell Williams has purchased a new home in the Hollywood Hills for $7.14 million. It... (more...)

Mother’s death led Bono to create music

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) — Singer Bono believes it was the death of his mother when he was just 14, which inspired... (more...)

Sunny Leone

Celina Jaitley says Sunny Leone “drove me to seek legal help”

VANCOUVER DESI AND HINDUSTAN TIMES Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone, who was living in a house owned by Bollywood actress... (more...)

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Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

IANS London – What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer intelligence over big breasts and long legs…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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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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India’s tallest man spends his days in a cage-like structure posing for photos at an amusement park

VANCOUVER DESI Life is not easy for India’s tallest man Dharmendra Singh, who stands at 8-ft 1-inch, his height being the biggest barrier for his career and…
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Blogs

Abbotsford

End Gang Life: Dial-a-doper is truly risky business

SGT. LINDSEY HOUGHTON SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. released brand new videos in the End Gang Life campaign. …
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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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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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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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Canadian pediatricians recommend letting 22-week-old preemies die. Should doctors try to save the tiny newborns?

TOM BLACKWELL POSTMEDIA NEWS Measuring just 10 inches long, Carter Lake should never have made it past his first few desperate hours outside the womb….
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Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

IANS Washington – Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger. When…
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South Asian people poor at managing diabetes

IANS London – Limited knowledge of diabetes and the belief that the state of their health is out of their control has led to poor…
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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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