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First India-China joint venture film starring Jackie Chan launched

Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan says Namaste to his Indian fans during the Chinese Film Festival in New Delhi on June 18, 2013.... (more...)

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Sonakshi Sinha enjoyed Tamil film debut with Lingaa

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha is the co-owner of wolrd Kabaddi League team United Singhs. IANS Chennai  – Actress... (more...)

Rekha

Rekha’s TV presence has left tremendous impact: Indra Kumar

Veteran Bollywood actress Rekha. AFP/Getty Images SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Mumbai  – Veteran actress Rekha, who has kept... (more...)

Indian film actor Shah Rukh Khan poses for photographers at the Happy New Year photo call in London on October 5, 2014. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

Shah Rukh Khan receives Global Diversity Award from British Parliament

Indian film actor Shah Rukh Khan poses for photographers at the Happy New Year photo call in London on October 5, 2014. JUSTIN... (more...)

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Tommy Hilfiger fond of Bollywood films, favours Sonam Kapoor

Tommy Hilfiger (L) says he is a fan of Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (R). Getty Images. IANS New Delhi  – American... (more...)

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Nanaimo’s Sandy Sidhu to appear in film at VIFF, but the actress is still waiting for her big break

Nanaimo-born and Vancouver-based actress Sandy Sidhu will appear in local film Preggoland which premieres at VIFF on Tuesday.... (more...)

Indian film star Vivek Oberoi walks with his wife Priyanka Alva Oberoi on the green carpet as they arrive for 15th annual International Indian Film Awards Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Why did Vivek Oberoi refuse a role on American series Homeland?

Indian film star Vivek Oberoi walks with his wife Priyanka Alva Oberoi on the green carpet as they arrive for 15th annual... (more...)

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Sanjay Gupta to add more stars to upcoming Bollywood film Jazbaa’s cast

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the members in Sanjay Gupta’s upcoming star-studded movie Jazbaa. Aishwarya... (more...)

Indian Bollywood film actress Priyanka Chopra poses during a promotional event of the Tata Salt 'Maine Desh ka Namak Khaya Hai' campaign, which features the story of boxer Mary Kom, and the promotion of the film 'Mary Kom' in Mumbai on September 10, 2014. AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

Priyanka Chopra accepts Hrithik Roshan’s dare, performs handstand in heels

Indian Bollywood film actress Priyanka Chopra poses during a promotional event of the Tata Salt ‘Maine Desh ka Namak... (more...)

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‘Big Bang’ star loved playing brash taxi driver in Canadian film ‘Dr. Cabbie’

Actors Vinay Virmani and Kunal Nayyar (right) are seen in an handout photo from the film ‘Dr. Cabbie.’ THE CANADIAN... (more...)

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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...)

Canadian Press reporters reflect on wrapped Toronto International Film Festival

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of movie mayhem.... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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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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We Must Criminalise Glorification/Encouragement of Terrorism By Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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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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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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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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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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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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