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Spaniard Carolina clinches World Badminton Championship

Copenhagen, Aug 31 (IANS) — Spaniard Carolina Marin stunned reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China to become... (more...)

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China secures two golds in badminton worlds, Chen Long in final

Copenhagen, Aug 31 (IANS) — China has secured the women’s and mixed doubles gold medals at the World Badminton... (more...)

Sindhu loses in semis, settles for bronze

Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) — India’s P.V. Sindhu had to be content with the bronze as Spaniard Carolina Marin... (more...)

Sindhu goes down in semis, settles for bronze

Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) — India’s P.V. Sindhu went down in the women’s singles semi-final and had to... (more...)

Shuttler Chong Wei in World Championship final

Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) — Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei secured his seat in the final of the World Badminton... (more...)

Sindhu in semis at Worlds, Saina ousted (Roundup)

Copenhagen, Aug 29 (IANS) — Though Saina Nehwal’s campaign once again came to an end in the women’s singles... (more...)

Hope she improves on the bronze: Sindhu’s father

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) — P.V. Sindhu’s father and mentor P.V. Ramana fervently hopes that his daughter would... (more...)

Shuttler Sindhu in Worlds semis, assured of bronze

Copenhagen, Aug 29 (IANS) — P.V. Sindhu created history here Friday when she assured herself of a second bronze medal... (more...)

Saina ousted by Olympic champion Li

Copenhagen, Aug 29 (IANS) — Saina Nehwal faltered for the fifth consecutive time in the women’s singles quarter-finals... (more...)

Knee injury forces Jorgensen to quit

Copenhagen, Aug 29 (IANS) — Third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark withdrew from the Badminton World Championships due... (more...)

After victories at worlds, China’s Li Xuerui in spat with India’s Saina Nehwal

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Saina Nehwal, India’s greatest woman badminton player, and China’s... (more...)

After victories at worlds, China’s Li Xuerui in spat with India’s Saina Nehwal

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Saina Nehwal, India’s greatest woman badminton player, and China’s... (more...)

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B.C. Supreme Court to decide if Kamloops Mountie watching women have sex in jail is a crime

THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A judge wants to hear arguments from lawyers about the legality of the charge against an RCMP corporal accused…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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Man proudly wears world’s largest turban weighing in at 100 pounds and 645 metres long unwrapped

VANCOUVER DESI A 60-year-old devout Sikh in northern India appears to be the proud owner of the world’s largest turban – weighing in at 100…
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Gallery: India prepares to welcome elephant-headed Lord Ganesha

VANCOUVER DESI Preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival marking the birth of the elephant-headed god, have taken off in India as Hindus prepare to welcome…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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Wedding Wonderland: The art of being a good host

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Hosting any party is a chore and a half but it’s a whole new ball game when it’s a wedding that…
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Chicken Soup for the Seoul: How our Korean vacation moved us (in more ways than one)

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “The most important thing in life is sincerity.” At least that’s what our Korean tour guide, SP, informed us via his…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor brutally tortured and left to die after delivering stillborn baby boy

CEN AGENCY Torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead are believed to be relatives of a woman whose baby was delivered stillborn…
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