Badminton

Sindhu, Kashyap progress in Badminton Asia Championships

Gimcheon (South Korea), April 23 (IANS) — P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and women’s doubles... (more...)

More Badminton

Sindhu, Kashyap win in Badminton Asia Championships

Gimcheon (South Korea), April 23 (IANS) — P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt made winning starts... (more...)

Heartwarming, extraordinary stories of 10 disabled athletes

By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) — Not much has been written or is known about disabled sportspersons who... (more...)

IBL to be postponed due to busy international calendar

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) — A busy international calender has forced the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to postpone... (more...)

Sindhu leads India’s charge at Asian Championships (Preview)

Gimcheon (South Korea), April 21 (IANS) — Reigning national champions P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will lead the... (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...)

Shuttler Bhat advances to New Zealand GP semis

Auckland, April 17 (IANS) — Recently crowned German Open Grand Prix Gold winner Arvind Bhat came out with another fantastic... (more...)

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) — Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton... (more...)

Sindhu drops out of top-10

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) — A first round exit from the India Open last week means P.V. Sindhu drops a place to No.11... (more...)

Lee Chong Wei wins third India Open title

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) — Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei proved why he is the World No.1 badminton player by thrashing... (more...)

BWF Super Series to start with All-England in March

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) — The All England Open Badminton Championships will be the first Super Series tournament... (more...)

IBL brought energy into Indian badminton: BWF

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) — Badminton World Federation (BWF) secretary general Thomas Lund was Sunday quite impressed... (more...)

 More »

Don't Miss...

Desi Dad

Single dad smuggles daughter in suitcase from Morocco to Spain (w/video, photos)

CEN AGENCY A Moroccan dad who tried to smuggle his daughter into Spain by hiding her in a suitcase so that she could have a…
Continue Reading »

Mouse deer

World’s smallest deer that’s more like a ‘mouse’ born at a Spain zoo

CEN AGENCY The world’s smallest deer – more like a mouse – with a heritage stretching back millions of years has been born at a…
Continue Reading »

Russian social services have confiscated a two-month-old baby from his mother after she pushed him onto the rail tracks in his pram during a heated row with the boy's father. CEN Agency

Video: Angry mom wants baby back that she shoved onto train tracks (w/gallery)

CEN AGENCY Russian social services have confiscated a two-month-old baby from his mother after she pushed him onto the rail tracks in his pram during…
Continue Reading »

Rape-Gang rape-crime against women

Indians view rape as ‘very big problem’: Poll

MATTHEW PENNINGTON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A new poll shows that Indians view rape as a big problem in their country and think the…
Continue Reading »

Blogs

Rolling Dreams: Watched a Book, Read a film

RASIKA POTE VANCOUVERDESI Didn’t get the title of my post? Let’s make it simple for you. I recently watched ‘2 States’ the film directed by…
Continue Reading »

zinc

Fitness Facts: Power of Zinc

What’s causing you TO sniffle – allergies, a cold or maybe  depression – did you know there’s one supplement that can help with ALL three…
Continue Reading »

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?…
Continue Reading »

Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

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…
Continue Reading »

VANCOUVER WEATHER

Today Friday Saturday
It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 24, 2014
Rain
10°/5°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 25, 2014
Chance of Rain
9°/5°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 26, 2014
Chance of Rain
9°/6°

PHOTOS



PHOTOS


India Elections

Bollywood film actor Vivek Oberoi, who voices the villain in Hindi, poses with an actor dressed in an original Spiderman costume from Hollywood during the footage screening, trailer and music video launch and press conference for the film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' in Mumbai on April 18, 2014. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Vivek Oberoi supports Narendra Modi, calls him karma yogi

IANS Mumbai  – Actor Vivek Oberoi has come out in support of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and says he is…
Continue Reading »

Indian Lovers Party

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…
Continue Reading »

Voting-policies-democracy

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…
Continue Reading »

Selfies - inked finger-Twitter

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…
Continue Reading »

Rahul Gandhi

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…
Continue Reading »

India Elections

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…
Continue Reading »

India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

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…
Continue Reading »