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PETA India urges health ministry to ban sale of animal-tested products

FILE: An activist from the association “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” (PETA) bathes in a bathtub... (more...)

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Eatery owner stabbed to death over less than $1

FILE: Indian eatery owner stabbed to death over Rs. 50 (less than $1) IANS New Delhi – A 35-year-old eatery owner was... (more...)

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Vaisakhi recipes and the concept of free kitchens

An Indian Sikh devotee distributes langar (free food) at the Gurudwara Santokh Sar Sikh Temple in Amritsar. NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty... (more...)

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Gallery: A new restaurant offers sexed-up dinners (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

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Three McDonald’s in Victoria blacklisted amid foreign workers controversy

Three McDonald’s in Victoria, B.C., have come under the scanner for foreign workers controversy. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV DIRK... (more...)

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Eat beans, pulses to reduce bad cholesterol

Eat beans, pulses to reduce bad cholestrol IANS Toronto – Eating one serving a day of beans, peas or lentils can significantly... (more...)

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Lower grocery prices may compromise on selection, carry hidden cost

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Vancouver restaurant magnet Vikram Vij to enter Dragon’s Den

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Vancouver’s restaurant magnet Vikram Vij  and investment mogul Michael Wekerle  are... (more...)

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Spat over food torpedoes Bangalore wedding

Hyderabadi Dum Ki Chicken Biryani. Ric Ernst / PNG VANCOUVER DESI An Indian couple’s wedding was called off due to a massive... (more...)

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EVENTS: UBC students gear up for another year of colour wars

VANCOUVER DESI UBC students are gearing up again for the Indian festival of Holi: the time of year when you gather water... (more...)

Woman lives only on liquid foods in India

One Indian woman has lived her whole life only on liquid diet, is incapable of eating solid foods

Rare disorder: Manju Dharra suffers from achalasia, which causes her to vomit if she consumes any solid food, according to... (more...)

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Husband smashes wife’s head against wall repeatedly, killing her for not adding tomatoes to his dish

Bizarre murder: Husband kills wife for not adding tomatoes to potato dish. VANCOUVER DESI A 32-year-old Indian man has been... (more...)

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Single dad smuggles daughter in suitcase from Morocco to Spain (w/video, photos)

CEN AGENCY A Moroccan dad who tried to smuggle his daughter into Spain by hiding her in a suitcase so that she could have a…
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World’s smallest deer that’s more like a ‘mouse’ born at a Spain zoo

CEN AGENCY The world’s smallest deer – more like a mouse – with a heritage stretching back millions of years has been born at a…
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Russian social services have confiscated a two-month-old baby from his mother after she pushed him onto the rail tracks in his pram during a heated row with the boy's father. CEN Agency

Video: Angry mom wants baby back that she shoved onto train tracks (w/gallery)

CEN AGENCY Russian social services have confiscated a two-month-old baby from his mother after she pushed him onto the rail tracks in his pram during…
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Indians view rape as ‘very big problem’: Poll

MATTHEW PENNINGTON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A new poll shows that Indians view rape as a big problem in their country and think the…
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Blogs

Rolling Dreams: Watched a Book, Read a film

RASIKA POTE VANCOUVERDESI Didn’t get the title of my post? Let’s make it simple for you. I recently watched ‘2 States’ the film directed by…
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Fitness Facts: Power of Zinc

What’s causing you TO sniffle – allergies, a cold or maybe  depression – did you know there’s one supplement that can help with ALL three…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Bollywood film actor Vivek Oberoi, who voices the villain in Hindi, poses with an actor dressed in an original Spiderman costume from Hollywood during the footage screening, trailer and music video launch and press conference for the film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' in Mumbai on April 18, 2014. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Vivek Oberoi supports Narendra Modi, calls him karma yogi

IANS Mumbai  – Actor Vivek Oberoi has come out in support of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and says he is…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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