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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Canada’s fight against racism

Time never stays still. It keeps moving adding, subtracting and introducing new personalities born to change humanity. As you already know that in June 1957 Sir Diefenbaker, the architect of the Canadian Bill of Rights appeared on the political horizon of Canada and then, within a year of my arrival in Canada in 1971, Hon. Pierre Elliott Trudeau adopted a ... Read More »

Jugpreet Bajwa: The bard in the city

Jugpreet Bajwa, a local boy from Surrey, won millions of hearts across the world through his performances at the Indian reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. He talks about his journey to the top in an exclusive interview with Desi Today By Surbhi Gogia If you are from Vancouver, the first thing that comes to mind when you listen ... Read More »

Backyard Bullies

Bullying — a deliberate attempt from South Asian Kids who are born here to distance themselves from the newly immigrated South Asian children Oftentimes, it’s easy to think of bullying as being something which originates from an individual much different from the target. Unfortunately so, there is a common phenomenon currently occurring for bullies to be targeting individuals who are “one of their ... Read More »

The Greatest Bollywood Hollywood splits of 2016

Year 2016 has seen several marriages, engagements and relationships going sour in Hollywood and Bollywood, but the news of separation of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, a globally popular couple, has rocked the entertainment world like no other split. In India, Farhan Akhtar-Adhuna Bhabani, Arbaaz Khan-Malaika Arora, Lissy-Priyadarshan, Om Puri-Nandita and Soundarya Rajinikanth-Ashwin Ramkumar are among the couples who decided ... Read More »

Miss Colorado Serene Singh: Breaking beauty stereotypes

GB Singh, a Sikh in 1970’s took an off-beat path to join American Army as a dentist and broke the stereotypical image of Sikh Community in the U.S. Who knew that 30 years later his daughter would follow his footsteps. Meet Serene Singh, the 19-year-old, first ever Sikh woman to win Miss Colorado teen pageant. A political science, journalism and ... Read More »

Happily Never After

The truth about Indian relationships By Amrita Lit I’ve been in a relationship ever since chingy was the number one artist in the world of Hip Hop and R&B. My significant other and I skipped school together, grew our own identities – yet managed to remain close, and formed a roller coaster of a life including a hoot of a three-year ... Read More »

Keep young minds active

When school year comes to a close, the task of filling long, summer days lies ahead. To keep young minds alert and engaged, parents may be tempted to hand out worksheets and flashcards, but UBC education professors say there are better ways to nurture children’s learning over the summer. Foster literacy skills You can infuse literacy into children’s summer activities, and ... Read More »