BCCI to take legal action against West Indies Board

Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) — The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Tuesday decided to initiate legal proceedings... (more...)

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India cricket board to take legal action against West Indies, suspends future tours

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – India’s cricket bosses say they will sue the West Indies Cricket Board for its... (more...)

Cordoba fire Ferrer, hire Djukic

Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) — Miroslav Djukic was named as the new coach of struggling La Liga football club Cordoba shortly... (more...)

French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei

Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) — French Open Super Series’ main draw will start here Wednesday at the 3,900-seater Pierre... (more...)

With Rose returning, Gasol in lineup, Bulls eyeing return to contention in Eastern Conference

By Andrew Seligman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – Derrick Rose is back, and the Chicago Bulls are relevant again. They... (more...)

With championship No. 5 in the trophy case, San Antonio Spurs go back to the beginning

By Jon Krawczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The heartache from training camp a year ago is long gone, buried underneath the confetti... (more...)

Primed for huge summer of cricket: Shane Watson

Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) — Australian all-rounder Shane Watson Tuesday said after battling five months with a calf injury... (more...)

Marsh, O’Keefe to herald new dawn in Australian cricket

Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) — On the eve of a new Test series against Pakistan, the Australian cricket team is on the verge... (more...)

Hagley Oval receives ICC accreditation

Christchurch, Oct 21 (IANS) — The Hagley Oval, New Zealand’s newest cricket ground and venue for the opening... (more...)

De Villiers leads South Africa to 6-wicket win over New Zealand in 1st limited-overs match

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand – Captain A.B. de Villiers top-scored with an unbeaten 89 as South... (more...)

Two killed in football clashes in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Oct 21 (IANS) — Two men were killed in separate football-related incidents in Argentina, following a... (more...)

Mahanama is fourth match referee to officiate in 200 ODIs

Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) — Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC)... (more...)

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Most South Asians and Chinese in B.C. have faced discrimination based on ethnicity

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FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI A man who confessed to the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Surrey has been released and a 28-year-old man…
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Diwali Fest kicks off with IndiGlam fashion-fusion show (w/ video)

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Canada Place caught the eye of man who builds models in chalk (w/gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Jagdeep Singh Bihal moved to Vancouver from India two years ago and did some sightseeing around the city,  it was…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

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Harnoor Gill is all set to promote the World Vision’s Gift Catalogue campaign.

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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI This week I’m bringing back ‘ghar ka khana’ (homemade food). Let’s make cooking traditional foods cool again. For the last few…
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Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment? In the recent weeks it has been claimed a number of vigilantes , in the city of…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey doctor has been suspended for up to three months for improper conduct with a female patient. The College of…
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