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President congratulates Pankaj Advani

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Friday congratulated cueist Pankaj Advani on winning his 12th... (more...)

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Soria named coach of Bolivian national team

La Paz (Bolivia), Oct 31 (IANS) — The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has named Mauricio Soria as coach of the national... (more...)

ICC chief greets Nepal, Uganda for moving up in world league

Dubai, Oct 31 (IANS) — International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman N. Srinivasan Friday congratulated Nepal and Uganda... (more...)

Austrian cyclist sets new world hour record

Paris, Oct 31 (IANS) — Matthias Brandle of Austria set a new cycling world hour record with his 51.85-km effort, adding... (more...)

Corinthians, Fluminense to meet Bundesliga pair in Florida Cup

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) — Brazilian football clubs Corinthians and Fluminense will compete against Germany’s... (more...)

Lahiri hoping for memorable debut at WGC-HSBC Champions

Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS) — India’s Anirban Lahiri will be hoping for a memorable debut when he takes his place... (more...)

Rio launches Olympic stadium tender

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) — Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about $21.8 million) revamp... (more...)

Jamaican discus thrower banned for two years

Monaco, Oct 31 (IANS/CMC) — Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has been suspended for two years for using a banned... (more...)

Bradley Wright-Phillips scores twice, Red Bulls beat Sporting KC 2-1 to advance in playoffs

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISON, N.J. — Thierry Henry won’t be retiring — at least for two more games. The... (more...)

Roberts wants WICB to prioritise salvaging ties with BCCI

St. John’s (Antigua), Oct 31 (IANS/CMC) — Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts said he is not in agreement... (more...)

Gibson appointed England bowling coach on temporary basis

London, Oct 31 (IANS/CMC) — Former West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has been appointed as a bowling coach for England... (more...)

Nigeria to reinstate Keshi as national team coach

Abuja, Oct 31 (IANS) — Nigerian authorities have decided to reinstate Stephen Keshi, coach of the senior national football... (more...)

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11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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Zehaf-bibeau was a Terrorist! Period!!

Ujjal Dosanjh The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have shocked Canadians….
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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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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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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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