May, 2020

Features

Choose right jewellery for your wedding

To keep it minimal or to go overboard — selecting jewellery and accessories for your wedding can be a tricky affair. Do it right by picking pieces which suit your face and attire, suggests an expert. Chitwn D Malhotra, lead designer and founder at Dillano Luxurious Jewels Pvt, has shared a few tips on how you can go about choosing …

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How to get the most out of your tax return

Get what’s yours this tax season with a few tips from H&R Block to help you make the most of your tax return. You can thank them when your refund lands in your bank account. 1. Timing is everything. Consider this your save-the-date notice. The deadline for filing your 2016 personal tax return is May 1, 2017, and June 15, …

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Untangling the mysteries of love

The mysteries of love have inspired poetry, songs and countless works of art. But rather than revel in its mystique, UBC philosopher Carrie Jenkins, author of the new book What Love Is, wants us to turn a critical eye on love, to understand its biological and societal origins. Failure to do so, she warns, could have potentially harmful consequences. Philosophy is …

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Transition your wardrobe from winter to spring

(NC) Refreshing your closet when the seasons change doesn’t have to be a painful, time-consuming process that involves buying lots of new pieces. Keep these five tips in mind while you embrace the warmer weather: 1. Brighten things up with a statement spring coat. Since it’s not warm enough yet to venture outside without one, choose a coat that has …

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Never imagined my story would be Oscar-nominated: Saroo Brierley on ‘Lion’

Mumbai (IANS): The heart-warming, real-life story of Indian-Australian businessman Saroo Brierley is being celebrated globally through the film “Lion”, that has been winning awards and has earned several Oscar and BAFTA nominations. He says the success of the homecoming story is unimaginable and wants it to bring hope to those who may be going through what he did. “I am …

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Dr Harinder Dhanju: Bringing back smile

The community at South of the Fraser has a reason to smile. A non-profitable society aims to solve un affordable dental care problem of this region By Surbhi Gogia The expensive dental care in Canada prevents many Canadians from visiting a dentist office on regular basis. Families covered under insurance plan can still think of affording dental services. However, it …

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Weddings: An expensive affair for guests

By Vinder Sandhu Weddings have become big business in the South Asian community in the last decade. In fact every year, they are becoming bigger and bigger, each more extravagant than the previous. It seems to grow on its own, morphing into an uncontrollable monster gulping down tens of thousands of dollars in its way down the aisle. I love …

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The wedding of the year

Jasneet Arora of Gagan Foods International, recently got married to Jatinder Singh. Her wedding was a grand affair with 2000 guests being part of it. In an interview with Desi Today she talks about some highlights of her special day When and where was your wedding ceremony and reception? Our wedding was on August 20th 2016 it was held at …

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A wedding story

Meet Manjot and Careena, for whom a big wedding was a way of expressing love and gratitude towards their family and friends When a couple decides to get married, the first and most difficult question that pops up is whether to have a big or a small wedding. Some of the common factors that influence every couple’s decision are — …

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Weddings: Little India’s Big Business

Meet Bal Brach, a CBC journalist, whose own reluctance to have a big wedding turned into a documentary that explores the booming Indian wedding industry in the Lower Mainland What would you expect a bride-to-be doing just a few days before her wedding? Shopping and dreaming about her new life — most of you would think. But there are few …

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