Sports

England in driving seat against India (Roundup)

Southampton, July 31 (IANS) — England look set to level the five-match series 1-1 after reducing India, who still need... (more...)

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Indian doubles squash players earn group wins

Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) — India’s doubles squash players earned wins in their respective categories at the Commonwealth... (more...)

Pinki, Sarita, Devendro reach CWG boxing semis

Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) — Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi and Devendro Singh made the semi-finals of the... (more...)

Indian medal winners at 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) — The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here: Gold: Sanjita... (more...)

Scoreboard: India vs England, day 4, third Test

Southampton, July 31 (IANS) — The following is the scoreboard at stumps on day four of the third cricket Test between... (more...)

Gold eludes Indian wrestlers, get 4 silvers, 1 bronze (Roundup)

Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) — After a day of highs, there was disappointment in store for Indian wrestlers as they only... (more...)

Argentine football association president Julio Grondona dies at 82

By Vicente L. Panetta THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentine... (more...)

England close in on victory in 3rd test as India trails by 332 at 112-4 on Day 4

By Jack Bezants THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — England was closing in on a series-levelling victory in... (more...)

India women’s hockey team out of medal contention

Glasgow, July 30 (IANS) — The Indian women’s hockey team lost their last crucial Pool A tie 2-3 to South Africa... (more...)

India struggling at 112/4 in second innings

Southampton, July 30 (IANS) — India were left struggling at 112 for four in the second innings, while chasing a target... (more...)

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Indian Super League signing up ex-English premiership stars (w/ photos)

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After World Cup, Premier League referees to use vanishing spray to mark line at free kicks

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — English Premier League referees will start using a vanishing spray to prevent encroachment... (more...)

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‘I don’t get turned down by girls:’ Calgary man jailed after stalking university classmate

DARYL SLADE CALGARY HERALD A man who became infatuated with a woman in his university class last year then repeatedly stalked her has been jailed….
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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Blogs

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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Health Check

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Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers: Study

IANS New Delhi – Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey…
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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI A smart shoe in India is claiming to be the next big thing in wearable technology. The Lechal (“take me there” in Hindi,) from…
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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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