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Contract system proposed for Indian women cricketers

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) — Much like their male counterparts, a contract system was proposed for the Indian women’s... (more...)

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Pune FC beat Shillong Lajong 1-0 in I-League

Shillong, May 24 (IANS) — Pune Football Club (FC) recorded a stunning 1-0 win and completed a double over Shillong... (more...)

Salgaocar maul Bharat FC 5-1 in I-League

Fatorda (Goa), May 24 (IANS) — Goan football club Salgaocar gave themselves a huge boost as they clinched a huge 5-1... (more...)

Thailand beats Vietnam 1-0 in 2018 World Cup qualifier

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK — Thailand finally broke through 10-man Vietnam to win 1-0 in their Group F opener for... (more...)

The Latest: Lewis Hamilton dejected after Mercedes botches pit stop at Monaco GP

By Jerome Pugmire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One’s... (more...)

East Bengal beat Royal Wahingdoh 2-0 in I-League

Barasat (West Bengal), May 24 (IANS) — Kolktata football club East Bengal defeated Royal Wahingdoh 2-0 to secure all... (more...)

CSK opt to field in IPL final against Mumbai Indians

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) — Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to field against... (more...)

The Latest: Nico Rosberg joins elite group in winning F1’s Monaco GP for third straight time

By Jerome Pugmire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One’s... (more...)

Zimbabwe wins toss and chooses to bat against Pakistan in 2nd Twenty20

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAHORE, Pakistan — Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura won his second successive toss and chose... (more...)

The Latest: Nico Rosberg wins F1’s Monaco GP after crash to kick off huge day in motorsports

By Jerome Pugmire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One’s... (more...)

Real Madrid players support under-fire Ancelotti

Madrid, May 24 (IANS) — Cristiano Ronaldo and other Real Madrid footballers have given a vote of support to under-pressure... (more...)

The Latest: Teen Max Verstappen crashes out late in Monaco GP; Hamilton drops to third

By Jerome Pugmire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One’s... (more...)

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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

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Blogs

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Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

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