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HATE CRIME: Woman charged with murder in N.Y. subway death of Indian immigrant

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Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb — Watch it for Robin Williams only

TROY REBEIRO IANS  Film: “Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb”; Cast: Ben Stiller, Rami Malek, Ben Kingsley, Robin Williams, Rebel Wilson, Owen Wilson,…
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Indian village council bans girls from wearing jeans, using cellphones

IANS Patna – The panchayat in the RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s native village in Bihar’s Gopalganj district has barred girls from using mobile phones and…
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ACID ATTACKS

Closed-circuit cameras capture 2 men flinging acid on a woman in crowded Indian market

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Two men riding a motorcycle threw acid on a woman in a crowded neighbourhood in New Delhi, causing serious…
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VIDEO: Monkey saves dying friend at Indian railway station

VANCOUVER DESI A small monkey in India has become an overnight hero after it saved the life of another monkey that was electrocuted at a…
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Blogs

Mariah Carey Performs Her Holiday Smash Hits At The Beacon Theater In NYC

Whitest Brown Guy: Thank you karaoke and oh yeah, you too Mariah

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI Karaoke. A friend of mine decided to treat a group of six to a night of karaoke courtesy of a Christmas…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Freedom from the Stigma of Addiction

  image only courtesy of graur codrin at FreeDigitalPhotos.net NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Many people struggling with mental health issues and addiction do not seek…
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Ujjal Dosanjh: No Taliban without a Pakistan

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  In the dying days of the British Empire the colonialists perpetrated upon India a tragedy of massive proportions. They…
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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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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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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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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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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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