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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 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...)

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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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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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DESI-SOCCER

Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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Blogs

We Must Criminalise Glorification/Encouragement of Terrorism By Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Health Check

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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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