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Second Test: India slump to 157/7 versus Australia (Lunch Report)

Brisbane, Dec 20 (IANS) — A dismal batting performance by the Indians saw them collapsing to 157 for seven, leading... (more...)

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Johnson skittles India s top order, gives Australia control of 2nd cricket test

By John Pye THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRISBANE, Australia — Mitchell Johnson took three wickets in a destructive opening... (more...)

Johnson skittles India s top order, gives Australia control of 2nd cricket test

By John Pye THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRISBANE, Australia — Mitchell Johnson took three wickets in a destructive opening... (more...)

Canada s Elisabeth Vathje wins World Cup skeleton gold on home track

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY — Elisabeth Vathje’s strong start in World Cup skeleton turned torrid... (more...)

Canada s Elizabeth Vathje wins World Cup skeleton gold on home track

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY — Elisabeth Vathje’s strong start in World Cup skeleton turned torrid... (more...)

India s Dhawan retires hurt in 2nd innings after being hit on arm in nets ahead of day 4

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRISBANE, Australia — Shikhar Dhawan retired hurt ahead of the resumption of play Saturday in... (more...)

Canada s Elizabeth Vathje wins World Cup skeleton gold on home track

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY — Elisabeth Vathje’s strong start in World Cup skeleton turned torrid... (more...)

Friday s Skeleton World Cup Results

THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY (CP) — Results Friday from the skeleton world cup: 1. Martins Dukurs, Latvia, 1:51.06 (55.70-55.36). 2.... (more...)

India s Dhawan retires hurt in 2nd innings after being hit on arm in nets ahead of day 4

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRISBANE, Australia — India opener Shikhar Dhawan retired hurt ahead of the resumption of play... (more...)

Friday s Biathlon World Cup Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS POKLJUKA, Slovenia (AP) — Results Friday from the biathlon world cup: Men 10-km Sprint 1. Anton... (more...)

Friday s World Cup Men s Downhill Results

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Results Friday from the men’s downhill: 1. Steven Nyman, United... (more...)

Canada s Elisabeth Vathje races to first World Cup skeleton victory, winning in hometown

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CALGARY — Canada’s Elisabeth Vathje raced to her first World Cup skeleton victory Friday,... (more...)

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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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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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Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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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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Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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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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