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Shah Rukh Khan

I’m not superstitious: Shah Rukh Khan on Diwali releases

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan. AFP/Getty Images NATALIA NINGTHOUJAM IANS  New Delhi — Since the 1990s, Shah Rukh... (more...)

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Decadent   Jaggery Chocolate Twirls

Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during... (more...)

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On Diwali, Surrey RCMP remind residents of fireworks bylaws

Surrey RCMP are advising residents to abide by fireworks bylaws and have a safe Diwali and Halloween. (Steve Bosch / PNG... (more...)

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Diwali celebrations in Vancouver and Surrey

Foot Edge, Dancers. Handout/Postmedia News DiwaliFest celebrates its 11th anniversary from Oct. 17 to 26 at various sites... (more...)

Butter Chicken

Light up Diwali with this delicious dinner: Butter Chicken, Basmati Rice with Peas, Chickpea Masala and Gulab Jamun

Indian festival is a fine reason for a feast Examples of food for Diwali prepared by cookbook author and TV food show host... (more...)

DIWALI

Vancouver’s ‘Spice Goddess’ Bal Arneson loves celebrating Diwali with friends and family

Bal Arneson, the host of the TV show “Spice Goddess” and cookbook author, is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN... (more...)

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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

Indians buy lanterns and lamps from roadside stalls ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights in Mumbai, India, Monday,... (more...)

Dilwali Fest

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

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Diwali organizer inspired by memories of Mumbai revelry

The 2014 Diwali Fest runs from Oct. 17 to 26 at venues throughout Vancouver and Surrey. PNG Archive LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER... (more...)

Lighten up this fall and get ready for Diwali

Lighten up this fall and get ready for Diwali

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI  With fall comes Diwali, the festival of lights, a wonderful celebration to spend with family... (more...)

DESI FEST-BOLLYWOOD-FASHION SHOW-SHIAMAK

‘Unity in Diversity’ at inaugural Diwali event in Surrey

Diwali Downtown will take place at Surrey’s new city hall on Oct. 18 Shiamak Davar International dancers perform during... (more...)

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Photos: Diwali Gala serves up big sendoff for Premier’s trade mission to India

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Video: Vicar wants to ban outrageous farting, rapping baby baptism ad

CEN AGENCY An advert showing a farting baby rapping about being baptized has come under fire from the Church. The 29 second clip which was…
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Smart 21 communities

Surrey named among World’s Smart21 Communities of 2015

VANCOUVER DESI SURREY, B.C. – The Intelligent Community Forum has named the City of Surrey as one of the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. As one…
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Elephant crushes woman to death at India’s nature reserve

CEN AGENCY A school teacher was crushed to death by an elephant when it knocked her over with its trunk and then stood on her….
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Crime-Vancouver-BC

Surrey Six murders: Allegations of weekend sex party, ‘sordid’ affair between investigator and potential witness rock case

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The Surrey Six case heard details Tuesday of allegations of sexual improprieties involving a second senior RCMP officer. When charges were…
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Blogs

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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Wedding Canopy Toran

Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Raita Biscuits

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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Health Check

health check

Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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WHO-health

Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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bypass

Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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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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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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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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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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