Basketball

Harden suspended for kicking LeBron James

Houston, March 3 (IANS) — The NBA suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for one game without pay for kicking... (more...)

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First black player of NBA dies

Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) — Earl Lloyd, the first African-American hoopster to play in the NBA, has died at the age... (more...)

LeBron annoyed with universities pursuing his son

Detroit, Feb 27 (IANS) — United States universities are pursuing LeBron James’s 10-year-old son and the NBA superstar... (more...)

Abhishek meets Magic Johnson, says ‘dream’ fulfilled

Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) — Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan’s childhood dream was fulfilled when he got a chance... (more...)

Mutumbo, Leslie among finalists for 2015 NBA Hall of Fame

New York, Feb 15 (IANS) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the name of six players – including... (more...)

Little League star Mo ne Davis outshines actor Kevin Hart at celebrity All-Star game

By Doug Feinberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Little League phenom Mo’ne Davis was so impressive on a basketball... (more...)

NBA’s Orlando Magic fire coach Vaughn

New York, Feb 6 (IANS) — The Orlando Magic sacked head coach Jacque Vaughn after the NBA team suffered a 10-game losing... (more...)

Former Venezuelan basketball star killed in prison brawl

Caracas, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) — A confrontation among inmates at a prison in Venezuela left three men dead, including... (more...)

ONGC retain Savio Cup title

Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) — Defending champions Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) once again underlined their... (more...)

Hoopster Poonam leads Chhattisgarh to victory

Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) — Poonam Chaturvedi played a stellar role in shaping Chhattisgarh’s success over defending... (more...)

IOB overcome Bhavnagar 64-46

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) — Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), Chennai, struck top form after the break to overcome Bhavnagar... (more...)

ONGC tame IOB in basketball

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) — Defending champions Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) played confidently to record... (more...)

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Rebellious matrimonial goes viral

“Definitely not bahu material”: Indian woman’s rebellious matrimonial ad goes viral (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI When 24-year-old Indhuja Pillai’s parents put her profile on a regular matrimonial website, she couldn’t take it down soon enough. “I am no…
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brutal DELHI gang rape

“What is there in spreading the views of a rapist?” India orders TV stations not to broadcast rape documentary

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian authorities ordered television stations Tuesday not to broadcast a documentary about a gang rape on a…
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‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

THE CANADIAN PRESS BEAUSEJOUR, Man. — Owners of a convenience store in Manitoba who were beaten by a customer are seeing an outpouring of support….
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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Classical music BC

Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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Gujarat riots

From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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Punjabi booklet

End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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Health Check

Alberta deaths

Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide taken off ventilator, improving: family friend

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — A child in hospital after being exposed to a pesticide his parents used to kill bedbugs has been…
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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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