Sports

Harendra appointed junior hockey team’s coach

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) — Hockey India (HI) Monday appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men’s... (more...)

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Umadevi, Magimairaj bow out of World Snooker

Leeds, April 21 (IANS) — The Indian interest in the Eden World Ladies Snooker Championship ended here when both Revanna... (more...)

Golfer Lahiri’s Malaysian performance gives him hope

Kuala Lumpur, April 21 (IANS) — Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri is ready to return to the winning trail after enjoying... (more...)

PEC Zwolle stun Ajax to grab maiden Dutch Cup

Rotterdam, April 21 (IANS) — A sensational Dutch Cup final ended in a 5-1 win for PEC Zwolle against Ajax. Sunday’s... (more...)

Benfica clinches Portuguese league title

Lisbon, April 21 (IANS) — Benfica beat Olhanense 2-0 at the Luz Stadium here with a double from Lima to clinch the... (more...)

Barcelona fight back to keep title hopes alive

Madrid, April 21 (IANS) — FC Barcelona came back from a goal down to defeat Athletic Club Bilbao 2-1 at the Camp Nou... (more...)

Stuttgart stun Schalke, Leverkusen victorious

Berlin, April 21 (IANS) — Relegation-threatened Stuttgart upset third-placed Schalke 3-1 while Emir Spahic’s... (more...)

Midfielder Nilton plays down summer move

Rio de Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) — Midfielder Nilton has played down a possible move to Europe this summer. Reports... (more...)

Maxwell stars again in Kings XI Punjab’s big win

Sharjah, April 21 (IANS) — Another superb show of batting by Glenn Maxwell gave Kings XI Punjab a massive seven-wicket... (more...)

Kings XI beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets

Sharjah, April 20 (IANS) — Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL)... (more...)

Rajasthan Royals set 192-run target for Kings XI Punjab

Sharjah, April 20 (IANS) — Half-centuries from Sanju Samson and skipper Shane Watson took Rajasthan Royals to a competitive... (more...)

Puncture costs Chandhok, team dear at Le Mans

Silverstone, April 20 (IANS) — Indian racing driver Karun Chandhok reeled off four fastest laps in a row, but a puncture... (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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