Basketball

China ‘patka’ row: Akal Takht seeks government intervention

Amritsar, July 24 (IANS) — The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikh religion, Thursday sought the intervention... (more...)

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BFI to take up ‘patka row’ at FIBA Asia meet

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) — The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) will take up the ‘patka row’ at the... (more...)

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Indian minister criticizes ‘no-headgear’ rule after Sikh basketball players told to remove turbans during Asia Cup

India’s sports minister is unhappy with the turban ban by FIBA. File: Moon Tae Jong of South Korea (L) passes a ball... (more...)

Sports Minister asks IOC to intervene in ‘patka’ row

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) — Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday has asked the the International Olympic Committee... (more...)

Hosts China finish fourth at FIBA Asia Cup

Wuhan (China), July 20 (IANS) — Hosts China ended their 5th FIBA Asia Cup campaign with a 79-80 loss to the Philippines... (more...)

Chinese Taipei reaches Asia Cup basketball final

Wuhan (China), July 19 (IANS) — Chinese Taipei reached the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup final after beating China 84-73 in the... (more...)

Nowitzki re-signs with Mavericks

Washington, July 16 (IANS) — German forward Dirk Nowitzki will stay with the Dallas Mavericks for three more years,... (more...)

Dwyane Wade inks two-year deal with Heat

Washington, July 16 (IANS) — Basketballer Dwyane Wade has signed a two-year contract to stay with the NBA team Miami... (more...)

India go down to Iran in Asia Cup basketball

Wuhan (China), July 15 (IANS) — India, who had created history after beating the continent’s top dog China in... (more...)

LeBron James signs two-year contract with Cavaliers

New York, July 13 (IANS) — LeBron James, four-time Most Valuable Player and two-time National Basketball Association... (more...)

LeBron James decides to rejoin Cleveland

New York, July 12 (IANS) — LeBron James decided to go back to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season after the drama of... (more...)

Indian-origin athlete to be part of NBA

Washington, July 8 (IANS) — Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian-origin ever to be part of the National... (more...)

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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Private tutor who mercilessly beat child finally arrested in Kolkata

IANS Kolkata  – Private tutor Pooja Singh, who was caught on video brutally thrashing a three-and-a-half-year-old child in Kolkata, was finally arrested Friday, police said….
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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI Would you like to explore new avenues and take in the sights without having to consult your map the whole time? A smart…
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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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