Red back in vogue, embrace the colour to boost confidence

London, Aug 29 (IANS) — Red is in vogue and it is time for you to give a red makeover to your wardrobe as the colour... (more...)

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College fashion – satchel is the best bet

London, Aug 29 (IANS) — If you are someone who wants to flaunt the best of fashion in college then there is one trend... (more...)

Roberto Cavalli sued for copying graffiti

Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) — Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has reportedly been sued by street artists for... (more...)

Alexa Chung may get a face lift?

Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) — Model Alexa Chung is worried about her wrinkled skin and says she has considered having... (more...)

George Clooney most gracefully ageing Hollywood star: Survey

London, Aug 29 (IANS) — Actor George Clooney has been named Hollywood’s most-gracefully ageing male, for refusing... (more...)

Gaga, Bennett front fashion campaign

Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) — Pop star Lady Gaga and singer Tony Bennett are the new faces of brand H&M. The... (more...)

Trim down your ‘side fat’

Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) — Eliminate that extra padding on the sides of your waist by doing the right moves, eating... (more...)

Girl-gang members at greater risk of unprotected sex

New York, Aug 28 (IANS) — Young girls who join gangs to find their lost freedom are at a greater risk of unprotected... (more...)

Anita Hassanandani takes keen interest in styling

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) — Actress Anita Hassanandani is working closely with the stylist to design her look as a supreme... (more...)

Lily Allen launches range of fake nails

London, Aug 28 (IANS) — Singer Lily Allen has collaborated with beauty accessories company Elegant Touch for her new... (more...)


Parineeti Chopra: I was scared to experiment with my hair

Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – Changing looks and hairstyles are almost a tradition... (more...)

Mini Bindra launches ‘A Rendezvous with Pakistan’

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) — ‘A Rendezvous from Pakistan’, designer Mini Bindra’s latest collection... (more...)

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City of Vancouver gives multicultural society the boot

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI The Vancouver Multicultural Society’s 40th anniversary celebrations have hit a major snag after the city issued the group notice of eviction…
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Bollywood dance group Mystic India takes stage at PNE for one week only (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI Internationally acclaimed Bollywood dance troupe Mystic India will be transporting Vancouver audiences overseas as it takes the PNE stage for one week only….
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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Wedding Wonderland: The art of being a good host

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Hosting any party is a chore and a half but it’s a whole new ball game when it’s a wedding that…
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Chicken Soup for the Seoul: How our Korean vacation moved us (in more ways than one)

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “The most important thing in life is sincerity.” At least that’s what our Korean tour guide, SP, informed us via his…
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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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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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Female doctor brutally tortured and left to die after delivering stillborn baby boy

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Health Canada issues warnings over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products

VANCOUVER DESI Health Canada has issued an alert over use of five foreign sexual enhancement products that may cause life-threatening side effects. These natural health…
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