Sports

Former Windies fast bowler Lawson shines on US debut

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 24 (IANS/CMC) — Former West Indies fast bowler Jermaine Lawson marked his debut for the United States... (more...)

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Never wanted to abandon India tour: Marlon Samuels

Kingston, Oct 24 (IANS/CMC) — West Indies stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said he never wanted to be part of the one-day... (more...)

Amla shines as South Africa beats New Zealand in 2nd ODI, wins series 2-0

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand – Hashim Amla smashed his fourth one-day century of the year as South... (more...)

Amla shines as South Africa beats New Zealand in 2nd ODI, wins series 2-0

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand – Hashim Amla smashed his fourth one-day century of the year as South... (more...)

Dunga sets new code of conduct for Brazil squad

Rio De Janeiro, Oct 24 (IANS) — In his bid to revive the Brazil football team, coach Dunga has introduced a new code... (more...)

Shakhtar striker Adriano earns Brazil call up

Rio De Janeiro, Oct 24 (IANS) — Two days after Shakhtar Donetsk striker Luiz Adriano became the second player after... (more...)

Christ, de Haitre win 1,500-metre races at long track World Cup selections

THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY – Regina’s Kali Christ and Vincent de Haitre of Cumberland, Ont., won the 1,500-metre... (more...)

Canada ties worst ever FIFA soccer ranking, now looking up at CONCACAF minnows

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – Canada has never been lower on the world soccer ladder and now finds... (more...)

New Zealand wins toss, bowls in 2nd ODI vs. South Africa

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand – New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and chose to... (more...)

Vonn or Fenninger? Gut or Maze? Unpredictable women s Alpine World Cup season set to begin

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – With four different winners over the past four years, the... (more...)

Overall World Cup champion Anna Fenninger of Austria voted skier of the year by journalists

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – Overall World Cup champion Anna Fenninger has been voted skier of the year... (more...)

USA and Trinidad and Tobago a win away from the Women s World Cup

By Anne M. Peterson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA – The Trinidad and Tobago women’s team arrived in the United... (more...)

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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Health Check

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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…
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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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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….
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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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