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Easy Rakhri Dessert Recipes

Jalebi Recipe Serving 20 jalebies Supplies Icing bag or Jalebi bottle (substitute: cleaned & empty ketchup/mustard bottle) Ingredients 1cup  all-purpose flour  (“Meyda”) 2 teaspoons  gram flour  (“Besan”) 1⁄2cup  plain beaten yogurt (“Dayie”) 1⁄2cup  water 500ml pre-prepared sugar syrup (Chasni) 500ml  ghee  or 500 ml oil 1pinch  baking soda 1.  Mix all-purpose flour with gramflour 2.  Add water and yogurt 3. ... Read More »

“Milk and Honey” By Rupi Kaur

Her words find their way inside of us. They creep into the cracks we don’t realize are open. And we can’t help but let them. Because inside us is their home: her poems tell the stories that live inside of us. I discovered Rupi Kaur almost two years when my cousin reposted her poem “to fathers with daughters.” I was ... Read More »

From ‘The Lunchbox’ to ‘Homeland’ – Nimrat Kaur looks back

Nimrat Kaur’s understated performance in Ritesh Batra’s “The Lunchbox” left viewers gasping for more. Now that the film has been nominated for the prestigious British Academy Of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA), she says the project has been like a “Pandora’s Box” which keeps throwing up surprises. “The Lunchbox”, which also stars Irrfan Khan, is nominated in the ‘Best Film ... Read More »

Top 10 Family-Friendly Holiday Movies

– By Nadia Ali   With the holidays fast approaching there will be no shortage of parties and get-togethers, which means the joyous hustle and bustle of family and friends around the house. The holidays are not only the perfect occasion to end the year on a positive note but also kick off the new year surrounded with special people ... Read More »

Christmas Dinner Indian Style

Tis the season to be merry!! This is the time of year when families get together to celebrate the year that has passed, and share stories over food, and well yes, even more food. When it comes to holiday eats, many countries have added their personal spin, and we are no exception. The recipes below take the Christmas dinner classics, ... Read More »

Robin Williams brought dignity to male crying: Kamal Haasan

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, whose “Chachi 420” was based on actor Robin Williams “Mrs. Doubtfire”, mourns the death of the Oscar-winning star and also credits him for revolutionising the portrayal of men on the big screen and bringing dignity to male crying. Williams was found dead Monday in his home in California. The suspected cause of death was suicide. He was ... Read More »

Actors should take discredit too: Ajay Devgan

Filmmaking is team work and when a film doesn’t work, actors should take discredit for the failure, suggests actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgan, who is gearing up for the release of “Singham Returns”, his ninth film with director Rohit Shetty. Currently director Sajid Khan, a college friend and colleague of Ajay, is in the line of fire for the “Humshakals” fiasco. His ... Read More »

‘Beintehaa’ a serious responsibility : Preetika Rao

Preetika Rao, who has a chequered career behind her as a model, journalist and now actress, can’t believe the impact of her serial “Beintehaa”. She says her character Aaliyah is a “serious responsibility on my shoulder”. “When I took up the offer, I knew I was getting into something special. I loved the storyline and my character Aaliyah’s spunk spirit ... Read More »

Highly anticipated Punjabi film ‘Punjab 1984’ launched in Surrey

REGARDED as one of the most highly anticipated Punjabi films ever produced, Punjab 1984 celebrated its global launch in Surrey on Wednesday with stars Diljit Dosanjh and Rana Ranbir, as well as producer Manmord Singh Sidhu. And Daljit Thind, the well-known and highly respected B.C. developer who was instrumental in bringing TOIFA (Times of India Film Awards) to Vancouver last ... Read More »