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Jamaica dominate sprints on windy night

Fort-de-France (Martinique), April 20 (IANS/CMC) — Jamaican sprinters swept the marquee 100 metres finals at the 43rd... (more...)

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Willis wins second straight BAA Invitational Mile

Boston, April 20 (IANS) — Olympic silver medallist and event defending champion Nick Willis from New Zealand won the... (more...)

Little change in La Liga relegation fight

Madrid, April 20 (IANS) — With Real Madrid’s game away to Valladolid postponed to allow them more time to prepare... (more...)

Windies speedster escapes serious injury in accident

Bridgetown (Barbados), April 20 (IANS/CMC) — West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach escaped serious injury following a... (more...)

Hamilton leads third straight Mercedes one-two at Chinese GP

Shanghai, April 20 (IANS) — Lewis Hamilton grabbed his third straight triumph this season Sunday at the Formula One... (more...)

Barca president Bartomeu insists no elections this summer

Madrid, April 20 (IANS) — FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted that he and his board of directors intend... (more...)

Gebremeskel breaks men’s event record to win Boston 5K

Boston, April 20 (IANS) — Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel set a new men’s event record of 13 minutes 26 minutes... (more...)

Juventus beat Bologna to close in on Serie A title

Rome, April 20 (IANS) — Juvenuts beat relegation-threatened Bologna 1-0 at home to edge closer to a third successive... (more...)

Huddle wins women’s 5K title in Boston

Boston, April 20 (IANS) — Molly Huddle won the Boston women’s 5K title after a record-tying time of 15 minutes... (more...)

Sporting beat Belenenses to qualify for Champions League

Lisbon, April 20 (IANS) — Ten-man Sporting Lisbon beat Belenenses 1-0 in the Portuguese capital here to qualify for... (more...)

English Premier League results

London, April 20 (IANS) — Results of the English Premier League as on Saturday were as follows, according to Xinhua. The... (more...)

Boston ready for 2014 marathon amid tightened security

Washington, April 20 (IANS) — Over the long, cold winter, Boston has been ready to stage a marathon race this year... (more...)

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Four elephants die from shoddy electrical wires in Indian forest

VANCOUVER DESI A wild elephant has died after it was electrocuted when it stumbled into low hanging electrical wires in a northeastern Indian forest, according…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Six-year-old worshipped for patch of hair on his back that has grown into a tail

VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old Indian boy is being worshipped by villagers for a small patch of hair on his back that has grown into a…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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