Rajeshwari Rajimwale Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/10111 en Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/asia/vaginal-whitening-cream-fail-many-indian-women Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? For many Indian women, this question has become a curse.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/asia/vaginal-whitening-cream-fail-many-indian-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Clean and Dry Intimate wash health warning skin whitening India beauty trends India skin whitening creams India vaginal bleaching Shah Rukh Khan advertisement Thu, 06 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 12636 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Gorilla Food: delicious vegetarian food in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/2012/06/07/gorillafoods Before I came to Canada from India, my friends told me I needed to adapt to the non-vegetarian lifestyle. They had come to this conclusion because I was going to a Western country.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/2012/06/07/gorillafoods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurants vancouver for vegans vancouver for vegetarians vancouver vegan restaurants vancouver vegetarian restaurant vancouver vegetarian restaurants vegetarian cuisine Vancouver Wed, 20 Jun 2012 05:10:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 11945 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com CBC "Over the Rainbow" live auditions open in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/2012/06/02/cbc-over-rainbow-live-auditions-open-vancouver Laughter, tears and screams for joy filled the Westin Hotel in downtown Vancouver last Friday, as aspiring theatre starlets auditioned for&nbsp;the lead role of Dorothy in&nbsp;Andrew Lloyd Webber’s...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/2012/06/02/cbc-over-rainbow-live-auditions-open-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Scene Culture Andrew Lloyd Webber Ed Mirvish The Westin Grand The Wizard of Oz Ticket to Oz Sun, 03 Jun 2012 04:59:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 11892 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Hill's Native Art brings Aboriginal culture to international customers http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/2012/05/30/hills-native-art-brings-aboriginal-culture-international-customers Since the 1970s, the small store-turned-gallery has helped showcase BC's unique history and culture with visitors from around the world.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/art/2012/05/30/hills-native-art-brings-aboriginal-culture-international-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art artists First Nations Gastown Hill's Native Art Hunt family masks totems vancouver tourism Thu, 31 May 2012 09:59:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 11822 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's weight gain raises questions about Bollywood beauty standards http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2012/05/23/aishwarya-rai-bachchans-weight-gain-raises-questions-about-bollywood Fans wait in anticipation as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan readies to flaunt her motherly curves at Cannes Film Festival 2012. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2012/05/23/aishwarya-rai-bachchans-weight-gain-raises-questions-about-bollywood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Abhishek Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan Bollywood pregnancy Bollywood star Cannes Film Festival celebrity weight loss Sonali Bendre Thu, 24 May 2012 04:34:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 11784 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com DIGNITY Vancouver Photo exhibition and auction brings social change through breathtaking images http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/artsbeat/2012/05/21/dignity-vancouver-photo-exhibition-and-auction-brings-social-change Looking for a social event with a cause? Check out this gorgeous photo exhibition on Thursday, which helps raise funds for non-profit organizations. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/artsbeat/2012/05/21/dignity-vancouver-photo-exhibition-and-auction-brings-social-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Beat Art DIGNITY Vancouver photography exhibition and auction Kirk Mastin Nuru Projects Vancouver Urban Winery Vancouver+acumen Tue, 22 May 2012 06:58:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 11757 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com After "Vicky Donor", sperm donations no longer taboo in India http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/asia/2012/05/12/after-vicky-donor-sperm-donations-no-longer-taboo-india A Bollywood movie is shifting attitudes around sperm donation in India. But while some young men are stepping up to become sperm donors, old prejudices remain.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/asia/2012/05/12/after-vicky-donor-sperm-donations-no-longer-taboo-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Bollywood Indian Institute of Technology John Abraham sperm donation Vicky Donor Sun, 13 May 2012 02:58:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 11661 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Bollywood stars' most embarrassing wardrobe malfunctions of 2011 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/2011/12/27/bollywood-stars-most-embarrassing-wardrobe-malfunctions-2011 Embarrassing wardrobe malfunctions can haunt an actress for a lifetime. Here are some that made news in Bollywood this year.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/2011/12/27/bollywood-stars-most-embarrassing-wardrobe-malfunctions-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Aditi Rao Hydari Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Carol Gracias Goldie Behl Katrina Kaif Mehr Jessia Rampal Neetu Chandra Prreti Jhangiania Rakhi Sawant Rohit Bahl Sonali Bendre Tinu Vergis wardrobe malfunction Wed, 28 Dec 2011 09:08:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 10156 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Best Bollywood movies of 2011 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/2011/12/22/best-bollywood-movies-2011 <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/2011/12/22/best-bollywood-movies-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Aamir Khan Abhay Deol Ajay Devgan Bodyguard Delhi Belly Hrithik Roshan Imran Khan Kareena Kapoor Katrina Kaif Ra.One Ready Salman Khan Shah Rukh Khan The Dirty Picture Thu, 22 Dec 2011 23:46:00 +0000 Rajeshwari Rajimwale 10112 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com