Sports

Djokovic to vie with Federer for spot in Monte Carlo final

Monaco, April 19 (IANS/EFE) — Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Swiss great Roger Federer will face one other in the... (more...)

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Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 wickets

Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) — Rajasthan Royals got off to a winning start, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets... (more...)

Royals restrict Sunrisers to 133/6

Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) — Rajasthan Royals restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 133 for six in 20 overs in an Indian... (more...)

Arvind Bhat out of New Zealand Open

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — The Indian challenge in New Zealand Open badminton in Auckland ended Friday with fifth... (more...)

Holders Churchill Brothers looking to survive relegation

Fatorda (Goa), April 18 (IANS) — Defending champions Churchill Brothers will be looking to seal their place in next... (more...)

Rajasthan Royals put Sunrisers Hyderabad in to bat

Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) — Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Watson won the toss and elected to field against Sunrisers... (more...)

Maxwell steals a thriller for Kings XI against Super Kings

Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) — Glenn Maxwell’s whirlwind 95 off 43 balls gave Kings XI Punjab a comprehensive four-wicket... (more...)

Kings XI Punjab beat Super Kings by six wickets

Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) — Kings XI Punjab beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the an Indian Premier League... (more...)

I-League: Pune FC keen to break jinx against East Bengal

Pune, April 18 (IANS) — Pune FC are keen to set the record straight against East Bengal, whom they host in a return-leg... (more...)

Mumbai Indians take nine underprivileged children to Dubai

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) — Mumbai Indians, under their initiative ‘Education For All’, have invited nine... (more...)

Yes Bank signs sponsorship deal with Indian Golf Union

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — Yes Bank, India’s fourth largest private sector bank, Friday signed a three-year... (more...)

Javia to clash with Boopathy in U-12 tennis meet final

Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) — The top two seeds Dev Javia of Gujarat and S. Boopathy of Tamil Nadu set up a title clash... (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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