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Photos: New Delhi protests violence against women ahead of 2nd anniversary of India gang rape

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Eoin Finn, a Vancouverite who now teaches yoga across the globe, is pictured in a yoga pose in Santa Cruz, CA. Submitted photo/Ali Kaukas.

United Nations declares June 21 as International Day of Yoga

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Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai, right speaks on stage with husband Abhishek Bachchan and daughter Aaradha, during the Miss World 2014 final, on stage at the Excel centre in east London, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. Joel Ryan/Invision/AP

Photos: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan honoured at Miss World 2014

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PHOTOS: Miss South Africa crowned Miss World 2014, India’s Koyal Rana makes top 10

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‘Jessabelle’ – excellent atmospherics, remotely horrifying

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Jessabelle”; Cast: Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera,... (more...)

‘Badlapur Boys’ – sincere depiction of a kabaddi team’s journey (IANS Movie Review, Rating – ***1/2)

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “Badlapur Boys”; Cast: Shashank Udapurkar, Nishshan, Puja Gupta, Mazhar Khan, Annu Kapoor,... (more...)

UBER CABBIE

Uber cabbie a serial sex offender; women in his village distribute sweets after arrest

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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

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Uber operating without accountability to Indian laws, HC told

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) — Even as a case of cheating and violating lawful orders was Tuesday lodged against global... (more...)

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After Delhi ban, Uber slapped with cheating case; driver a serial offender

The controversial taxi alternative Uber is believed to be planning an imminent expansion into Vancouver. IANS New Delhi –... (more...)

‘Rapist’ driver shows no remorse: Police

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) — The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a 25-year-old finance analyst with a Gurgaon-based... (more...)

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New Delhi police question Uber official over driver background checks after rape allegation

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MTV Roadies a way of life for youth

‘MTV Roadies’ now lifestyle for youth, says Rannvijay Singh

IANS Kolkata – Popular video jockey-turned-actor Rannvijay Singh Thursday spoke about the originality of reality TV show “MTV Roadies”, and said the series has become…
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TALIBAN ATTACK

Pakistani Taliban school attack: ‘I’ll never forget the boots approaching me… I felt death was approaching me’

ASHFAQ YUSUFZAI, HARRIET ALEXANDER And RICHARD SPENCER THE DAILY TELEGRAPH PESHAWAR/LONDON — The attack was meticulously planned and, once the Taliban had decided that even…
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Ageless skin-beauty-anti-ageing

Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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No hope for deported Pakistani woman to return to Saskatoon as Ottawa closes case

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — The lawyer for a woman deported to Pakistan says there is no hope left that she will be allowed to…
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Blogs

8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies and Vancity Credit Union…
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Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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How to deal with Stress

Successfully handling stress during the ‘Holiday Season’

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI For many people, the holidays can be stressful. The expectation that the season is one of joy, when we may not…
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Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

Recipe: Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I love a food mash up. The idea of throwing two good things together to make a new wonderful thing, always…
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Health Check

Ageless skin-beauty-anti-ageing

Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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HEALTH-PAKISTAN-HIV

20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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afternoon nap myths

Looking forward to that nappuccino? Myths about noon nap busted

IANS London – It is often believed that an afternoon nap can do a body good. But there are people who are not convinced with…
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surgery wait times

Surrey Memorial tops surgical wait times exceeding one year, could be fined for backlog of bookings

ADRIAN MACNAIR SURREY NOW  METRO VANCOUVER — Fraser Health could face $2.5 million in fines over a backlog of surgical wait times in hospitals across the…
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