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Angelina Jolie goes blonde

By the Sea<DBL-QTS> with husband and actor Brad Pitt. Photographs surfaced Thursday of Jolie and Pitt on the... (more...)

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Super Nani: Wah Rekha, Cina-Ma Zindabad!

Bollywood actress Rekha and Sharman Joshi star in Super Nani. Facebook photo SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Super Nani”;... (more...)

DIFF celebrates women’s spirit with ‘Nirnay’

By Siddharth Jha Dharamsala, Oct 31, (IANS) — As the Dharamsala International Film Festival (DIFF) continues to screen... (more...)

‘Roar’ – a bore you may abhor (IANS Movie Review – Rating: **1/2)

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “Roar – Tigers of the Sundarbans”; Cast: Abhinav Shukla, Achint Kaur, Nora Fatehi,... (more...)

ATM-snakes

Bank customer flees after snake found sleeping by ATM machine

Cobra Found Sleeping By Cashpoint Machine ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next... (more...)

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Is Asia prepared for Ebola? Crowded cities, poor health care systems worry experts

In this Oct. 23, 2014 photo, medical workers wearing their protective suits, load a protective stretcher as they conduct... (more...)

‘Happy New Year’- it’s fun to be ditsy (IANS Movie Review – Rating: ***1/2)

By Subhash K.Jha Film: “Happy New Year”; Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani,... (more...)

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...)

Bollywood

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...)

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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ghost marriage

11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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Jian Ghomeshi

‘Big Ears Teddy’ Twitter account posted Jian Ghomeshi abuse allegations six months ago

ISHMAEL N. DARO CANADA.COM In less than a week, Jian Ghomeshi has gone from one of the most well-known and beloved CBC personalities to an…
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ATM-snakes

Bank customer flees after snake found sleeping by ATM machine

CEN AGENCY A bank customer in India fled when he went to use a cashpoint machine and found a four-foot cobra coiled up in front…
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Blogs

attack on Parliament Hill

Dosanjh: Zehaf-Bibeau was a Terrorist! Period.

UJJAL DOSANJH VANCOUVER DESI The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have…
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halloween

EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Wedding Canopy Toran

Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Health Check

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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WHO-health

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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bypass

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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Hair Loss

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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