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Passenger attempts suicide inside Emirate jet toilet on Dubai-India flight

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Record-setting typist has a tip: Close one eye when using your nose

Khurshid Hussain makes Guinness World Record for fastest typing with his nose. Facebook VANCOUVER DESI India’s Khurshid... (more...)

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Celebrity cricket team causes ruckus on private Indian airline

Kerala Strikers celebrity cricket team. Submitted photo/Facebook. IANS Kochi — A private Indian airline forced an entire... (more...)

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Bollywood film festival to be held in Australia

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Hindustan Times: Nadella makes no mention of his Indian background

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Story of new Microsoft CEO Nadella to inspire youngsters with humble backgrounds

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Gates to step down as chairman, company names Nadella CEO

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Indian police book Salman Khan for insulting religion

Bollywood actor Salman Khan says Box Office collections are not an ego game. AFP/Getty Images IANS Hyderabad — Indian... (more...)

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Ranbir Kapoor to inaugurate children’s film fest ICFFI in Hyderabad

Ranbir Kapoor to inaugurate children’s film fest. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – Actor Ranbir Kapoor will be... (more...)

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Indian police raid shops, seize pirated CDs of Attarintki Daaredhi

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Canada hopeful of trade deal with India by year-end

Canadian High commissioner to India Stewart Beck visits the Sikh Shrine Golden temple in Amritsar on August 21,2012 . NARINDER... (more...)

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University of B.C. and other Canadian universities heading to India to recruit international 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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