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Vintage and Classic Car Club of India

Vintage cars exhibition to aid drought relief fund (gallery)

The Vintage and Classic Car Club of India, Royal Western India Turf Club and Western India Automobile Association organized... (more...)

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Police in Dubai have themselves a new toy: a Lamborghini Aventador

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Spring into Safer Vehicle

Spring into a Safer Vehicle with Tips from ICBC

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Thinking about buying a new or used vehicle this spring? What are the major factors to consider? If... (more...)

Classic Napier cars

Rare chance to get right up next to classic Napier cars (gallery)

History never looked so good. Among the vehicles in the collection of the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Mehboob Ali Khan,... (more...)

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LAUNCH: Hot wheels, hot people at India Bike Week (gallery)

A selection of photos from the launch of India Bike Week 2012 at Olive, Mahalaxmi in Mumbai. India Bike Week 2012 ... (more...)

All aboard! If only the West Coast Express, seen here heading east out of downtown Vancouver, had just a few more scheduled runs. Ian Lindsay/ PNG

TRANSPORTATION: West Coast Express is a ‘beautiful’ alternative to Port Mann Bridge

All aboard! If only the West Coast Express, seen here heading east out of downtown Vancouver, had just a few more scheduled... (more...)

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TECH TALK: Tech out my car

The push to get drivers handsfree and off their phones while behind the wheel is seeing car makers include features like... (more...)

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Coupon Queen: Tips to save money at the gas pumps

Tips to save money at the gas pumps. When the gas price jumped up last week to $1.40/L, were you annoyed you didn’t get... (more...)

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2013 Chevrolet Trax joins Orlando, Equinox and Traverse as budget option

San Francisco — The heritage and expertise Chevrolet has developed in the sport/crossover utility market is being applied... (more...)

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AUTO REVIEW: Perky Chevy Spark sets sights on youth market

Toronto — Since its launch in South Korea in 2009, followed by rollouts throughout the rest of Asia, plus Europe, South... (more...)

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2013 Audi A1 e-tron conceptual hybrid has two electric motors

BY GRAEME FLETCHER Munich, Germany — The road to the future is paved with uncertainty. Specifically, what will power the... (more...)

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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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Identical twins’ mark sheets almost as identical and the story of a courageous young achiever

HINDUSTAN TIMES AND VANCOUVER DESI They are identical twins and, interestingly, even their mark sheets look almost the same. Ranchi twins Aporupa and Anorupa Chattopadhyay …
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sucha Singh Bagri arrived in Canada with his father Harnam Singh Bagri on Feb 2, 1935, on the Empress of Russia,…
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Blogs

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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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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right to vote

B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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“I didn’t know anything about her:” Mayo Singh married Bishan Kaur, the girl his parents chose

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Mayo Singh was born in 1888 in a Punjab village called Paldi, a name that would ultimately bring him a measure…
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100 year journey

Gurdev David Singh Aulak’s father came to Canada nine years before the Komagata Maru

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Gurdev David Singh Aulak was born in Vancouver in 1935, at a time when sawdust was used to heat homes and…
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100 year journey pioneers

“It pays to be neighbourly,” says son of one of the first Sikhs to arrive in Canada

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sewak Singh Dhaliwal was sitting with his mother, showing off the power windows of their brand new Cadillac while waiting to…
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Health Check

weight-loss

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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The strength of your grip may be a more accurate predictor of your risk of a heart attack or stroke than the standard blood pressure test.
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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end of life care

Heartbreaking story of a B.C. family preparing to say goodbye to the daughter who beat cancer twice

CINDY E. HARNETT TIMES COLONIST Five-year-old Hannah Day, who was thriving after beating two types of cancer more than a year ago, is flying to…
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