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‘Labour of Love’ sweeps top awards at New York Indian Film Festival

‘Labour of Love’ sweeps top awards at New York Indian Film Festival New York, May 13 (IANS) — Director... (more...)

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Chandrababu inaugurates Amara Raja Growth Corridor

Nunegundlapalle (Andhra Pradesh), May 7 (IANS) — Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday inaugurated... (more...)

Sridevi performs puja for daughter at Kalahasti temple

Kalahasti (Andhra), May 2 (IANS) — Veteran actress Sridevi has performed special prayers for her elder daughter Jhanvi... (more...)

Nepal Earthquake Relief

Military flight evacuates Canadians from Nepal, en route to India: officials

A fully loaded CC-17 Globemaster sits on the tarmac at CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ont., on Sunday April 26, 2015. THE CANADIAN... (more...)

Nepal Earthquake Relief

Military flight evacuates Canadians from Nepal, en route to India: officials

A fully loaded CC-17 Globemaster sits on the tarmac at CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ont., on Sunday April 26, 2015. THE CANADIAN... (more...)

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Can yoga really give you an orgasm? Well, let’s just call it a yogasm!

File photo: Yoga enthusiasts enjoy yoga and raggae at the Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver on January 25, 2015. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG MAXINE... (more...)

SC to decide on eligibility of judges to hear challenge to NJAC

New Apr 21 (IANS) — The Supreme Court on Monday did not hear a batch of petitions challenging the National Judicial... (more...)

Andrew Macdonald, regional general manager for Uber Central, which includes all of Canada and the Central U.S., admits that Uber hasn’t always been in control of its message.

Can Uber bury its PR disasters once and for all and prove it’s a force for good?

Andrew Macdonald, regional general manager for Uber Central, which includes all of Canada and the Central U.S., admits that... (more...)

‘The Water Diviner’ – A masterpiece sans ‘X’ factor (IANS Movie Review)

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “The Water Diviner”; Cast: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Yilmaz Erdogan, Cem Yilmaz, Jai... (more...)

Kalki Koechlin in controversial Bollywood film

Margarita With A Straw: A moving tale of a special life

Kalki Koechlin in Bollywood film Margarita With a Straw. SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film- “Margarita With A Straw”;... (more...)

‘Court’ – Truth finds its voice (IANS Movie Review – ****)

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “Court”; Cast: Vivek Gomber, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Pradeep Joshi and Vira Sathidhar; Director:... (more...)

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Ek Paheli Leela: A voluptuous fairy tale

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PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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‘Stateless’ man argues deportation to India before Court of Appeal

TOM SPEARS OTTAWA CITIZEN Deepan Budlakoti, born and raised in Canada, has no citizenship anywhere. But that doesn’t make him “stateless,” a lawyer for Citizenship…
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Media-savvy Narendra Modi’s one year in photos as India’s prime minister

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he completes one year in office. Modi is one of India’s most social…
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Desi cop viral video

Video shows a young cop being thrashed by four men for drinking on duty

VANCOUVER DESI A video clip showing a cop being beaten up for drinking on duty in India is going viral, according to newswire Press Trust of…
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Pioneers

100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Health Check

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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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