Sports

US skier Ted Ligety aims to challenge 3-time champion Marcel Hirscher for overall title

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – When the men’s Alpine skiing World Cup starts this... (more...)

More Sports

Canadian rugby team looks to step it up on November tour of Europe

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – After an uneven performance at the Americas Rugby Championship, a reinforced... (more...)

NorthEast United drub Mumbai City 2-0 in ISL

Navi Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) — Two goals in the second half were enough to propel NorthEast United FC to second position... (more...)

US skier Ted Ligety aims to challenge 3-time champion Marcel Hirscher for overall title

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – When the men’s Alpine skiing World Cup starts this... (more...)

World Cup title gives Germany a financial surplus of 4.5 million euros

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT – The World Cup title has earned the German Football Federation a surplus of 4.5 million... (more...)

Human Rights Watch praises IOC, urges FIFA to follow suit on rights clause in host contracts

By Stephen Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON – It’s not every day that the International Olympic Committee receives... (more...)

FIS postpones introduction of air bag system aimed at protecting skier during crash

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – Alpine skiing’s governing body has postponed the introduction... (more...)

Suarez set to debut for Barcelona in El Clasico

Madrid, Oct 24 (IANS) — Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will play his first competitive match for Barcelona in Saturday’s... (more...)

Pakistan stretches lead to 189 after Australia fall to spinners for 303 on day 3 in 1st test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Pakistan stretched its lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced... (more...)

ADT’s India Masters golf to be played in Bangalore

Singapore, Oct 24 (IANS) — Irish golfer Niall Turner, American Brett Munson and Sattaya Supupramai of Thailand, who... (more...)

FIS postpones introduction of air bag system aimed at protecting skier during crash

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – Alpine skiing’s governing body is postponing the introduction of an air... (more...)

Pakistan stretches lead to 189 after Australia fall to spinners for 303 on day 3 in 1st test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Pakistan stretched its lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced... (more...)

 More »

Don't Miss...

Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper: Attack by ‘terrorist’ on Parliament Hill won’t weaken Canada’s resolve

JOAN BRYDEN THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA – The gunman who staged a deadly attack Wednesday on Parliament Hill was a terrorist whose despicable crime will…
Continue Reading »

SURREY-FIELD HOCKEY

Barinder Rasode announces plan to develop field hockey pitch in Surrey

Third field at Tamanawis Park would cost approximately $3 million KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW NEWTON – Barinder Rasode and the One Surrey team were at…
Continue Reading »

Vancouver-Surrey-Festival-India

Diwali celebrations in Vancouver and Surrey

DiwaliFest celebrates its 11th anniversary from Oct. 17 to 26 at various sites in Surrey and Vancouver. Diwali Celebration Friday, Oct. 24 at Firehall Centre…
Continue Reading »

India-weird news

Rudaali: India’s professional ‘weeping women’ demand higher pay

CEN AGENCY Professional mourners who are hired to turn up at people’s funerals in India, beat their breasts and wail, are going on strike for…
Continue Reading »

Blogs

Decadent   Jaggery Chocolate Twirls

Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
Continue Reading »

Facebook photo showing Martin Rouleau

Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
Continue Reading »

diwali

A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
Continue Reading »

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

How to help World Vision this holiday season

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI World Vision is an organization that I happen to be a Youth Ambassador of and it is my joy to be…
Continue Reading »

VANCOUVER WEATHER

Today Saturday Sunday
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 24, 2014
Chance of Rain
13°/9°
It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 25, 2014
Rain
12°/9°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 26, 2014
Chance of Rain
13°/7°

Health Check

autism spectrum disorder asd

Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
Continue Reading »

Fatty Acids-cholestrol

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…
Continue Reading »

health care-Ebola

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…
Continue Reading »

Hair Loss

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….
Continue Reading »

health check

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…
Continue Reading »

Apple-Facebook-freeze

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…
Continue Reading »

World Health Organization

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…
Continue Reading »

Bollywood

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…
Continue Reading »

medical simulation

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…
Continue Reading »

Assisted dying

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…
Continue Reading »


NEWS PHOTOS