Airbnb signs deal to sponsor 2016 Olympics, easing Rio s housing shortage

By Jenny Barchfield THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rio de Janeiro’s hotel bed shortage was eased on Friday, as online home share... (more...)

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Team capitalising on the day will win: Mohun Bagan’s Sen

Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) — Mohun Bagan gaffer Sanjoy Sen believes there are no favourites in the Kolkata derby and... (more...)

Winning Cup will be New Zealand’s finest moment in sport: Hadlee

Melbourne, March 27 (IANS) — Former New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee on Friday said that the Black Caps winning on... (more...)

England Rugby World Cup chief executive Debbie Jevans quits 6 months before tournament

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The chief executive of the Rugby World Cup in England has suddenly quit less than six... (more...)

Lin Dan stunned; Saina, Srikanth enter India Open semis

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) — Five-time World champion Lin Dan suffered a shocking loss against eighth seed Tommy Sugiarto,... (more...)

Japan beats Tunisia 2-0 in friendly to give Halilhodzic win on debut as coach

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OITA, Japan — Shinji Okazaki and Keisuke Honda scored second-half goals as Japan beat Tunisia... (more...)

Criticism continues but BCCI defends Indian team (Roundup)

Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) — A day after India bowed out of the 2015 cricket World Cup losing the semi-finals, criticism... (more...)

Aim to finish among top-5 before I retire: Saurav Ghosal

Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) — World No.21 and India’s numero uno squash player Saurav Ghosal on Friday said he was... (more...)

India go down 0-2 against Uzbekistan in AFC U-23 qualifiers

Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) — India conceded two goals in the last four minutes to go down 0-2 against Uzbekistan in the... (more...)

Van Ass urges Indian hockey team to be tolerant

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) — Newly-appointed chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team Paul van Ass on Friday... (more...)

Japan beats Tunisia 2-0 in friendly to give Halilhodzic win on debut as coach

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OITA, Japan — Shinji Okazaki and Keisuke Honda scored second-half goals as Japan beat Tunisia... (more...)

Sturridge faces up to a month off due to hip injury

London, March 27 (IANS) — Liverpool’s young striker Daniel Sturridge could be out for up to a month after the... (more...)

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World Cup final

Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Freedom-Section 66A-India

Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check


When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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delivery-emergency landing

Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Vancouver-health check

Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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cancer treatment

Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Medical clipboard and stethoscope

Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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