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What are Bollywood actors doing on Holi?

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — Spending a colourful day with family and friends and gorging on goodies... (more...)

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‘Right script’ can bring Karisma, Kareena together on screen

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) — Celebrity sisters Karisma and Kareena Kapoor are known for their acting skills and glamour... (more...)

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Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel welcomes back Lillete Dubey

John Madden film also stars Richard Gere Lillete Dubey, left, and Richard Gere in a scene from The Second Best Exotic Marigold... (more...)

Kim Kardashian’s forehead woes

Los Angeles, March 6 (IANS) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she has the hairiest forehead. “I have the... (more...)

B-Town appalled by ban on ‘India’s Daughter’

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) — The ban on the broadcast of a documentary based on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi,... (more...)

Government needs to be banned: Hansal Mehta on documentary ban

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) — The ban on the documentary based on the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape has left national... (more...)

Maneesh Sharma was confident about ‘Dum Laga…’: Director

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) — Director Sharat Katariya, who is currently enjoying the success of his film “Dum Laga... (more...)

B-Town actresses dole out Holi skincare tips

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) — With the festival of colours Holi right around the corner, Bollywood actresses Vidya Balan,... (more...)

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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra missing home on Holi, busy with ABC drama in Atlanta

Actress Priyanka Chopra is busy preparing for her upcoming ABC drama series Quantico in Atlanta. Jason Merritt/Getty Images IANS Mumbai... (more...)

Bollywood filmmakers do not push boundaries: Shonali Bose

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) — Director Shonali Bose, who cast Kalki Koechlin in her directorial “Margarita With A... (more...)

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Kingfisher calendar girl Sarah Jane Dias to make her debut in live performance

Sarah Jane Dias. Facebook photo IANS Mumbai – Indie singer Sarah Jane Dias is set to perform in front of a live audience... (more...)

‘Margarita With A Straw’, an inspirational film: Aamir Khan

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) — Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says that he watched Kalki Koechlin-starrer “Margarita... (more...)

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Gallery: Eight-year-old ‘Little Money, Big Difference’ campaign goes viral

VANCOUVER DESI Eight years ago, Cordaid People in Need, a development aid organization launched its campaign ‘Little Money, Big Difference’ to draw attention to the fact that…
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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Canada-wide initiative helps immigrants find work in fields for which they have prepared

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Manbir Randhawa immigrated from India to B.C., she knew she’d have to “start from scratch” in order to land a…
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Doctor’s afraid to release baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom

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No More Violence: Threat Against Anna Hazare From Canadaa

By Ujjal Dosanjh Special to the Vancouver Province Anna Hazare is no Gandhi. Yet his contribution in advancing the war on corruption in India is…
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Indian for Everyone brings restaurant mainstays home

LAURA BREHAUT NATIONAL POST Spices, and the way you use them, are key to Indian cooking. But don’t let the myriad blends discourage you from…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide taken off ventilator, improving: family friend

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — A child in hospital after being exposed to a pesticide his parents used to kill bedbugs has been…
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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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