Boxing

That’s woman power: Priyanka on Mary Kom’s Asiad gold

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) — Priyanka Chopra, the reel life M.C. Mary Kom, is ecstatic about the real life boxing champion’s... (more...)

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Mary Kom strikes Asiad boxing gold

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — India’s M.C. Mary Kom clinched the gold medal in the women’s flyweight (48-51kg)... (more...)

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Indian boxing team’s protest against women’s semifinal result at Asian Games rejected

Indian boxing champion Sarita Devi in a file photo. MANPREET ROMANA/AFP/Getty Images C. RAJSHEKHAR RAO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON,... (more...)

Asiad boxing: Satish in semis, Thapa bows out

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — Boxer Satish Kumar Tuesday reached the semi-finals, assuring India a medal in the superheavy... (more...)

Mary Kom to vie for Asiad boxing gold

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — India’s M.C. Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women’s flyweight... (more...)

Asiad boxing: Vikas keeps medal hopes alive

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — Three male boxers – Kuldeep Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Gaurav Bidhuri – bowed out... (more...)

Vikas Krishan in Asiad boxing quarters

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — Indian boxer Vikas Krishan eased past Azamat Uulu Kanybek of Kyrgyzstan to reach the quarter-finals... (more...)

Grateful to have told your story: Priyanka on Mary Kom

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) — Priyanka Chopra impressed many with her act as Manipuri boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in Bollywood... (more...)

Mary Kom in Asiad boxing semis

Incheon, Sep 28 (IANS) — Veteran boxer Mary Kom reached the semi-finals of the women’s fly (48-51kg) category,... (more...)

Asiad boxing: Mary Kom among five Indians in quarters

Incheon, Sep 27 (IANS) — The Indian boxing contingent made a promising start to their Asian Games campaign with three... (more...)

Asiad boxing: Mary Kom, Sarita and Pooja in quarters

Incheon, Sep 27 (IANS) — Indian women boxers made a promising start to their Asian Games campaign with Mary Kom, L.... (more...)

Asiad boxing: Akhil Kumar bows out

Incheon, Sep 26 (IANS) — Indian boxer Akhil Kumar failed to advance to the quarter-finals of the men’s light... (more...)

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

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British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Last remaining family member of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh dies in Toronto

IANS Chandigarh — The younger sister and last remaining blood relative of revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has died in Canada, according to relatives in…
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India honours 100-year anniversary of Komagata Maru with commemorative coins

IANS New Delhi — India on Monday released a set of special coins as part of a year-long centenary commemoration of the 1914 Komagata Maru…
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Blogs

Vancouver Desi blogger

Horizon: Because I am a World Changer

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI My vision to the world. I am what many would call the outgoing teenager, which seems weird to some, as people…
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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

Great semi-casual look for the fall with the blazer and raw denim. The shoes and watch are nice complements adding to the effortless feel of…
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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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Addiction

The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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Health Check

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Dr. Rohit Joshi, chairman of Aarna Superspecialty Hospital in Gujarat.

Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Birth, maternal care

Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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Japan human trials

World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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