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What are aspiring designers tired of hearing

Los Aneles, Oct 24 (IANS) — Suggestions from friends or family are welcome, but there are a few tips that people should... (more...)

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23-year-old Indian soccer player dies after goal celebration goes horribly wrong

23-year-old Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala died from injuries sustained from a goal celebration. Submitted photo/zofooty.com. THE... (more...)

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Irrfan Khan to head Abu Dhabi film fest jury

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan. AFP/Getty Images IANS New Delhi  – Acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan will preside over the... (more...)

Indian folk artists dance as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate outside the BJP office in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct.19, 2014. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political party BJP was poised to make huge election gains Sunday in two Indian states, according to partial results. AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal

Modi’s ruling BJP makes big gains in Indian state elections

Indian folk artists dance as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate outside the BJP office in New Delhi, India,... (more...)

‘Sonali Cable’: Original, layered and largely online (IANS Hindi Film Review)

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “Sonali Cable”; Cast: Rhea Chakraborty, Ali Fazal, Raghav Juyal, Anupam Kher, Swanand... (more...)

‘Jigariyaa’ – splashy colourful love story (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***)

By Subhash K.Jha Film: “Jigariyaa”; Cast: Harshvardhan Deo, Cherry Mardea; Director: Raj Purohit; Rating: *** Shakespeare... (more...)

Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami – deserves a 21-gun salute (IANS Movie Review – Rating: ****)

By Subhash K.Jha Film: “Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami”; Cast: Anupam Kher, Divyendu Sharma, Neha Dhupia, Manu Rishi,... (more...)

‘Beyond All Boundaries’ gripping but lacks historical essence (IANS Movie Review – Rating: **1/2)

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Beyond All Boundaries”; Cast: Kunal Nayyar (as narrator); Director: Sushrat Jain; Rating:... (more...)

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Australian couple left baby born in India to surrogate because of its gender

An Australian couple left a baby born in India to surrogate because of its gender, officials told court. Mark van Manen/Vancouver... (more...)

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New York Times apologizes for offensive cartoon of India’s Mars Mission

The New York Times has since apologized for the above cartoon on India’s Mars Mission after some readers complained.... (more...)

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape protest in Hyderabad.    A screaming woman locked in a van sparks scant reaction from passersby in a social experiment in New Delhi, June 13, 2014 as India once again faces up to a series of gruesome rapes and murders.  Experts and activists said the video posted on YouTube pointed to a general apathy in India about violence against women despite outrage in some quarters over the gang-rape and lynching of two girls in the country's north. NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

Woman raped by Delhi landlord for years finally rescued

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape... (more...)

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Bang Bang: Big, dumb and pointless flick (w/trailer)

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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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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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