I don’t care about looking perfect: Melissa McCarthy

Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) — Actress Melissa McCarthy, who is launching her own plus-size clothing line with apparel... (more...)

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Cher to endorse Marc Jacobs’s new campaign

Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) — Singer Cher has been appointed the latest face of Marc Jacobs. She stars in the luxury... (more...)

Jacqueline to endorse British luxury bathware brand

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is originally from Sri Lanka, has been appointed... (more...)

Men prefer brains over big breasts and long legs: Study

London, May 28 (IANS) — What do men prefer, beauty or brains? According to a British evolutionary biologist, men prefer... (more...)

Let your hair shine in summer

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — Cleanse and condition your hair well, use the right tools and protect it from heat, humidity... (more...)

Women more forgiving towards attractive men

New York, May 28 (IANS) — If an attractive man transgresses a social norm, women tend to dump him more easily than... (more...)

I like donning different hats of creativity: Aki Narula

By Natalia Ningthoujam New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — A fashion designer, a costume designer and a stylist to the cinestars,... (more...)

Healthy food alert: Chill, sit and ‘Pita Pit’ (Foodie Trail-Delhi)

By Prashant Kumar New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) — All those who fancy being called foodies but fear that too much food would... (more...)

I’m lucky to have good genes: Eva Longoria

Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) — Actress Eva Longoria feels “lucky” to have inherited olive skin and a flawless... (more...)

Tips to avoid acne, rashes in summer

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) — Take extra care of you skin during summer to avoid rashes and acne. Always wipe your sweat,... (more...)

Get your creative best for your child’s room

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) — From splashing colours to going natural — you can use your creativity to make your... (more...)

Karlie Kloss ‘spoils’ herself with sleep

Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) — Former Victoria’s Secret model Karlie Kloss says her “favourite indulgence”... (more...)

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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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‘Stateless’ man argues deportation to India before Court of Appeal

TOM SPEARS OTTAWA CITIZEN Deepan Budlakoti, born and raised in Canada, has no citizenship anywhere. But that doesn’t make him “stateless,” a lawyer for Citizenship…
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Media-savvy Narendra Modi’s one year in photos as India’s prime minister

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he completes one year in office. Modi is one of India’s most social…
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Desi cop viral video

Video shows a young cop being thrashed by four men for drinking on duty

VANCOUVER DESI A video clip showing a cop being beaten up for drinking on duty in India is going viral, according to newswire Press Trust of…
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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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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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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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football-100year journey

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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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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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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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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