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Striker Park Chu-young overlooked as South Korea names Asian Cup squad

By John Duerden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- South Korea has included six European-based players in its 2015 Asian Cup ...

Striker Park Chu-young overlooked as South Korea names Asian Cup squad

By John Duerden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- South Korea has included six European-based players in its 2015 Asian Cup ...

Sunday s Freestyle World Cup Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING (AP-CP) -- Results Sunday from the freestyle world cup: MEN Aerials 1. Guangpu Qi, China, 124.89. 2. Hang Zhou, China, 122.17. 3. Mac ...

Sunday s Short Track Speedskating World Cup Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Results Sunday from the short track speedskating world cup: MEN 500 metres 1. Seo Yi Ra, South ...

Sunday s Biathlon World Cup Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS POKLJUKA, Slovenia (AP) -- Results Sunday from the biathlon world cup: MEN 15-km Mass Start 1. Anton Shipulin, Russia, 35 minutes, 16.8 ...

Cavaliers guard Irving chosen USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK -- Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, the MVP of the Basketball World Cup, was honoured Sunday as ...

Sunday s Cross Country World Cup Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- Results Sunday from the cross country world cup: 1.3-km Freestyle Sprint@ MEN Final 1. Federico Pellegrino, Italy, two minutes, ...

Sunday s World Cup Men s Giant Slalom Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALTA BADIA, Italy (AP) -- Results Sunday from the men's giant slalom: 1. Marcel Hirscher, Austria, two minutes, 30.17 seconds. 2. ...

Canada earns automatic qualification for 2017 Women s Rugby World Cup

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO -- Canada, runner-up at the Women's Rugby World Cup this summer, is one of seven teams granted automatic ...

Canada drops to one spot to No. 9 in FIFA women s soccer rankings

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO -- Canada has fallen one spot to No. 9 in the FIFA world women's soccer rankings. North Korea vaulted ...

India s Arjun Atwal rallies on final hole to win Asian Tour s Dubai Open

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- India's Arjun Atwal won the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open on Sunday, rallying on ...

India s Arjun Atwal rallies on final hole to win Asian Tour s Dubai Open

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- India's Arjun Atwal won the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open on Sunday, rallying on ...

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

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Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Blogs

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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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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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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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