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Tommy Hilfiger (L) says he is a fan of Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (R). Getty Images.

Tommy Hilfiger fond of Bollywood films, favours Sonam Kapoor

Tommy Hilfiger (L) says he is a fan of Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (R). Getty Images. IANS New Delhi  – American... (more...)

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Komagata Maru

India honours 100-year anniversary of Komagata Maru with commemorative coins

Archival photo of some of the 376 Punjabis, mostly Sikhs, aboard the Komagata Maru in Vancouver Harbor. Wearing white suit... (more...)

Bollywood

Desi Kattey: Earthy, robust and virile

Bollywood actors Jay Bhanushali and Sasha Agha in a scene from Desi Kattey. Facebook SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Desi... (more...)

’3 A.M.’ – slick scare-fest (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***)

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “3 A.M.”; Cast: Rannvijay Singha, Anindita Nayar, Salil Acharya and Kavin Dave; Director:... (more...)

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White tiger kills young man who climbed into animal’s moat-surrounded enclosure at Delhi zoo (Warning: Graphic Video)

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‘Daawat-e-Ishq’: Habib Faisal misses the plot (IANS Hindi Film Review – Rating: **)

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “Daawat-e-Ishq”; Cast: Aditya Roy Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra and Anupam Kher; Director:... (more...)

Sonam Kapoor

Khubsoorat: This one would make Hrishida smile

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (L) and Pakistani Actor Fawad Afzal Khan attend the music launch for the upcoming Hindi film... (more...)

India will always stand by Vietnam: President

By Vikas Datta On Board Air India One, Sep 17 (IANS) — India has always stood by Vietnam and will continue to do so,... (more...)

Praise of government based on facts: President

By Vikas Datta On Board Air India One, Sep 17 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said his praise of the... (more...)

Don’t ascribe political angularity to Indian oil scouting: President

By Vikas Datta On Board Air India One, Sep 17 (IANS) — India has been searching for oil and gas in the South China... (more...)

Vietnam oil blocks promising, says petroleum minister

By Vikas Datta On board Air India One, Sep 17 (IANS) — The oil blocks offered to India by Vietnam seem promising, according... (more...)

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Acid-attacked teen, Laxmi, chosen to model for New Delhi’s India Runway Week

In this Aug. 4, 2014 photo provided by Rahul Saharan, Indian acid attack victim Laxmi, 22, poses during a fashion photo shoot... (more...)

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British comedian John Oliver takes aim at Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's U.S. visit on his HBO show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. YouTube/Screengrab.

British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Review: Was Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM! The Tour worth the 3 hour delay in Vancouver?

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After a nearly three-hour delay, Bollywood finally took over Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum Saturday night with a lavish evening of song, dance,…
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Barbie

Religious groups angry over Barbie as Hindu goddess Kali, Virgin Mary (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI Two artists from Argentina have given the legendary Barbie and Ken dolls forms of various religious figurines from Jesus and Mary to Hindu…
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treatment

Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Blogs

Coconut Confetti Corn

Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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Addiction

The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Girls rights

One of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI More than five months later, one of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found. According to The Guardian (2014) on…
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EDUCATION: Back to School Week: Schools are Open Again!

AMRITA SAHOTA VANCOUVER DESI Monday marked the start of a new year!  Schools swung open their doors to students across the province.  There was a…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Dr. Rohit Joshi, chairman of Aarna Superspecialty Hospital in Gujarat.

Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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slow ageing

Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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