Food

Fatty Acids-cholestrol

How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

Hulled hemp seeds are spectacularly high in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and are an excellent source of protein. IANS London... (more...)

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Green Beans

Quick-Roasted Green Beans

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE Every year, I fall in love with a new vegetable. Perhaps I am a romantic at heart. It’s... (more...)

SURREY RESTAURANT

Surrey’s ‘Sandwich Nazi’ feeds Vancouver’s neediest

The Lebanese immigrant has donated over 128,000 sandwiches to residents in the Downtown Eastside Salam Kahil, owner of La... (more...)

Vikram Vij is shown in a handout photo by his food truck Vij's Railway Express. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-curve communications

Vikram Vij can identify with the entrepreneur’s spirit

As a new investor on the Dragon’s Den TV show, the Self-made success appreciates the passion behind the startup Vikram... (more...)

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WTO rules in favour of U.S. farmers in dispute with India over meat and egg exports

File: The World Trade Organization has ruled in favour of U.S. poultry and egg farmers in a dispute with India. (Dave Sidaway... (more...)

Halloween

Gallery: Malaysian mom creates yummy art

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Coconut Confetti Corn

Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes.... (more...)

Vancouver Desi

Vancouver’s gorgeous men invited to become bare-bottomed butlers

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Vikram Vij’s My Shanti shortlisted among Canada’s favourite new restaurants, vote for your favourite

Vikram Vij (centre) keeping dinners (Taryn Zimmer and Tom Lewis) entertained inside the colourful new “My Shanti”... (more...)

Desi Maan Farms

Abbotsford fire that gutted Maan Farms barn considered suspicious

Police say a fire that gutted the barn at Abbotsford’s Maan Farms is suspicious. PRSSS Photos, Flickr THE CANADIAN... (more...)

Surrey food trucks

Surrey gives green light to 10 food trucks in pilot program

Taj Tadka food truck. Twitter JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI Ever tried a tasty torpedo? How about a hillbilly hotdog? Surrey... (more...)

Mumbai-India

Video: Restaurant uses drone to fly pizza to its customer

VANCOUVER DESI A Mumbai-based restaurant has adopted a new route to deliver pizza to its customers — by air. In the financial... (more...)

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MINOR ATACKED

False confession leads police to arrest new suspect in sexual assault of 9-year-old Surrey girl

FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI A man who confessed to the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Surrey has been released and a 28-year-old man…
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Dilwali Fest

Diwali Fest kicks off with IndiGlam fashion-fusion show (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI It was a classic mother-daughter argument that propelled Surrey’s Raji Khaira into a career of fashion design. Khaira, 25, grew up…
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Vancouver Desi

Canada Place caught the eye of man who builds models in chalk (w/gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Jagdeep Singh Bihal moved to Vancouver from India two years ago and did some sightseeing around the city,  it was…
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Diwali organizer inspired by memories of Mumbai revelry

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Blogs

Acid Attack

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment? In the recent weeks it has been claimed a number of vigilantes , in the city of…
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Addiction

CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: Understanding Gambling Addiction and Problem Gambling

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “To heal an addiction, you first need to recognize the destructive patterns of conditioned behavior that are dominating your life. When…
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Cineplex Free Movies October 18, 2014

Coupon Queen: Cineplex hosts free movies on Saturday, October 18

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI This Saturday, Cineplex Entertainment is inviting Canadian families to enjoy a morning of free movies at their local theatre to…
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Karvachauth Mehndi

Karva Chauth: To fast for a man or a celebration of womanhood?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Recently, I was having tea and snacks with a dear friend getting married next year.   She was a bit frazzled…
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Health Check

Fatty Acids-cholestrol

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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health care-Ebola

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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health check

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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Apple-Facebook-freeze

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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medical simulation

Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey doctor has been suspended for up to three months for improper conduct with a female patient. The College of…
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