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Hats off to Vikram’s commitment for ‘I’: Rajinikanth

Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) — Superstar Rajinikanth, who was moved by actor Vikram’s commitment for upcoming Tamil... (more...)

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Vikram stunned his fans in werewolf getup

Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) — Actor Vikram Monday stunned hundreds of his fans when he appeared on stage in his werewolf... (more...)

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger gestures to the waiting media as he returns after visiting Tamil Nadu state Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha at her office in Chennai, India, Monday, Sept.15, 2014. The former California Governor is in Chennai as part of a promotional event of Tamil movie ‘I’. AP Photo/Arun Sankar K

Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Chennai for Tamil film launch, says he’d love to work with Shankar

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger gestures to the waiting media as he returns after visiting Tamil Nadu state Chief Minister... (more...)

A taste of Italy up in Shimla hills (Foodie Trail)

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) — The Himachal Pradesh capital is now offering a platter of authentic taste... (more...)

From condoms to cigarettes, late night cravings get doorstep deliveries (Business & Lifestyle Feature)

By Shweta Sharma New Delhi/Gurgaon/Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) — Advertising professional Manit Khurana pulls the graveyard... (more...)

Working yourself to death is now mandatory (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi If they invited me on one of those radio shows where you choose your top 10 music tracks, I would choose... (more...)

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Hyderabad’s Kumar showcasing ‘best fabrics in India’ in return to Vancouver Fashion Week (w/gallery)

◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of... (more...)

‘White Pele’ in ISL has Goa ‘white hot’ in excitement (Sports Feature)

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) — The hiring of a man regarded as “White Pele” as the marquee... (more...)

Persecuted in Iran, Baha’is worse off in Iraq (Special Feature)

By Anando Bhakto New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) — While the rising tide of arrests of Baha’is in Iran and destruction... (more...)

After driving across India, Khasi woman eyes Mongol Rally (Human Interest Feature)

By Raymond Kharmujai Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) — Driving a seven hp two-stroke engine for 4,110 km in 20 days is not an... (more...)

Chandigarh’s ‘Geri Route’: Been there, done that! (Lifestyle Feature)

By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) — It may have derived its name from the globally known Silk Route but Chandigarh’s... (more...)

Gardener’s son begins new chapter in St.Stephen’s 133-year history (Education Feature)

By Shradha Chettri New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) — This year has been one of making history. A tea-seller became the prime... (more...)

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Gallery: Couples pose for ‘romantic and beautiful’ underwater photos

VANCOUVER DESI Some memories need to be captured in the most beautiful and romantic settings, especially when it comes to life’s important occasions involving weddings…
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Indian athlete with six toes on each foot attempts to overcome deformity to medal at Asian Games

C. RAJSHEKHAR RAO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – Merely wearing shoes is painful for Swapna Barman. She was born with six toes on each…
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Kids attending Surrey farm school likely helping to feed some striking teachers (w/video)

GLENDA LUYMES VANCOUVER DESI Instead of pencils and books, kids took up carrots and cucumbers Thursday at “farm school.” As the teachers’ strike stretches on,…
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South Africa prosecuting authority unhappy with Oscar Pistorius judgement in shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

IANS Pretoria – South Africa’s top prosecuting authority Friday expressed its disappointment on not being able to secure a conviction on the original charge of…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

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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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Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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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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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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