Cricket

England hopes for rare test success after building run mountain against India

By Jack Bezants THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — Desperate to end a disastrous run of seven defeats in nine... (more...)

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ECB unlikely to punish England cricketer Moeen for ‘Save Gaza’ wristband protest in 3rd test

By Jack Bezants THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — Allrounder Moeen Ali is unlikely to face punishment from... (more...)

Bell hits 167 as England declares at 569-7 in 3rd test; India 25-1 at stumps

By Jack Bezants THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — India reached 25-1 at stumps on day two of the third test... (more...)

ECB unlikely to punish England cricketer Moeen for ‘Save Gaza’ wristband protest in 3rd test

By Jack Bezants THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — England cricketer Moeen Ali is unlikely to face punishment... (more...)

Scoreboard: India vs England, day 2, third Test

Southampton, July 29 (IANS) — The following is the scoreboard after the second day’s play of the third cricket... (more...)

India trail England by 544 runs

Southamton, July 28 (IANS) — India were 25 for one in first innings, 544 behind England, after the second day’s... (more...)

Bell hits 167 as England declares at 569-7 in 3rd test; India 25-1 at stumps

By Jack Bezants THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — India reached 25-1 at stumps on day two of the third test... (more...)

Bell smashes 167 as England declares at 569-7 against India in 3rd test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — Ian Bell smashed 167, his 21st test century, as England declared on a commanding... (more...)

England declare first innings at 569/7

Southampton, July 28 (IANS) — England declared their first innings at 569 for seven on the second day of the third... (more...)

Bell smashes century as England reaches 452-5 at tea on day 2 of 3rd test against India

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTHAMPTON, England — Ian Bell smashed his 21st test century to lead England to a commanding... (more...)

Defensive South Africa wins series against Sri Lanka, reclaims top spot after drawn 2nd test

By Krishan Francis THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — South Africa frustrated Sri Lanka’s spin attack... (more...)

India vs England: Day 2, third Test, tea scoreboard

Southampton, July 28 (IANS) — The following is the scoreboard at tea on Day 2 of the third cricket Test between India... (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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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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Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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Commonwealth Games

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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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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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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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Research fraud

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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Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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