Art

There’ll be no second part of my memoir: Naseeruddin

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) — Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who has chronicled his journey in “And Then One Day –... (more...)

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Big B pays tribute to father on his 107th birth anniversary

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) — On the occasion of Harivanshrai Bachchan’s 107th birth anniversary, his son and megastar... (more...)

Japan’s ‘washi’ paper in Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) — Unesco has added the Japanese traditional handmade paper called “washi” to its list... (more...)

Traditional Bengal puppetry for nature conservation

Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) — A puppet play with traditional puppetry artists from West Bengal here Nov 28 will highlight... (more...)

Between choices and conflicts, Mirza Waheed’s novel seeks love

By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) — Not every individual in Kashmir in the early 1990s turned against the army... (more...)

Classical instrumentalists pay tribute to 26/11 martyrs

Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) — A string of instrumentalists used the sound of sitar, mridangam, flute, tabla and a plethora... (more...)

President condoles Sitara Devi’s death

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the death of eminent danseuse Sitara Devi,... (more...)

Heritage Week? What’s that, asks Agra

By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Nov 26 (IANS) — The annual “Heritage Week” observed by the Archaeological Survey... (more...)

Exhibition showcases famous, lesser-known Indian monuments

Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) — Coinciding with World Heritage Week (Nov 19-25), an exhibition of photographs here showcased... (more...)

Kathak maestros bid farewell to Sitara Devi

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Someone who was generous with compliments, someone who was lively, spirited and, at times,... (more...)

‘Regulate how godmen promote themselves’

Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) — Asserting that godmen cannot change lives, motivational speaker and author Jeroninio ‘Jerry’... (more...)

President chronicles decade of ’70s in a book

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Drawing from personal diary extracts, conversations with key personalities and vital secondary... (more...)

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NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI “Today I decided that I would start studying for finals,” an anonymous student wrote to the UBC Confessions Facebook page on…
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Dharm Makwana: Presumed guilty until you miss your flight

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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Pakistani cricketer labeled terrorist for carrying bat on public transport, deported from Belgium

VANCOUVER DESI A young Pakistani cricketer and his family have been forced out of Belgium after he was labeled a terrorist for carrying his cricket…
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Blogs

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG:The Beauty of Giving Thanks

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “Gratitude is a state of being in which we feel connected to everything in the universe. It is a fullness of…
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Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The reasons for not reporting incidents of sexual abuse or harassment are many and varied. Recently, we have addressed some of…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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