Cricket

West Indies builds lead of 427 at close on 3rd day of 2nd test vs Bangladesh

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CASTRIES, St. Lucia — Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck 63 not out Monday as the West Indies... (more...)

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West Indies builds lead of 309 at tea on 3rd day of 2nd test vs Bangladesh

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CASTRIES, St. Lucia — Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck 63 not out Monday as the West Indies... (more...)

West Indies builds lead of 309 at tea on 3rd day of 2nd test vs Bangladesh

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CASTRIES, St. Lucia — Kraigg Brathwaite and Leon Johnson shared an opening stand of 76 Monday... (more...)

Mahmudullah hits 50 but West Indies secures big lead in 2nd test vs Bangladesh

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CASTRIES, St. Lucia — All-rounder Mahmudullah hit 53 Monday as Bangladesh’s lower order... (more...)

Mahmudullah hits 50 but West Indies secures big lead in 2nd test vs Bangladesh

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CASTRIES, St. Lucia — All-rounder Mahmudullah hit 53 Monday as Bangladesh’s lower order... (more...)

With troops leaving Afghanistan after 13 years, Britain passing on football expertise

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The paths that took Wayne Rooney and Islamuddin Amiri into football couldn’t... (more...)

With troops leaving Afghanistan after 13 years, Britain passing on football expertise

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The paths that took Wayne Rooney and Islamuddin Amiri into football couldn’t... (more...)

Indian teams have very good chance: Dhoni

Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) — Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that Indian teams in Champions... (more...)

Himachal government to facilitate holding of Dharamsala ODI

Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) — The Himachal Pradesh government Monday said it would extend all possible help to organise the... (more...)

Sachin’s Kerala Blasters unveil logo

Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) — Kerala Blasters, Kochi-based football franchise of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) co-owned... (more...)

Suspended Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal targets World Cup for making comeback

By Rizwan Ali THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Suspended Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal is hoping to compete... (more...)

Suspended Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal targets World Cup for making comeback

By Rizwan Ali THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal says he wants to compete in... (more...)

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Gallery: Couples pose for ‘romantic and beautiful’ underwater photos

VANCOUVER DESI Some memories need to be captured in the most beautiful and romantic settings, especially when it comes to life’s important occasions involving weddings…
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Indian athlete with six toes on each foot attempts to overcome deformity to medal at Asian Games

C. RAJSHEKHAR RAO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – Merely wearing shoes is painful for Swapna Barman. She was born with six toes on each…
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Kids attending Surrey farm school likely helping to feed some striking teachers (w/video)

GLENDA LUYMES VANCOUVER DESI Instead of pencils and books, kids took up carrots and cucumbers Thursday at “farm school.” As the teachers’ strike stretches on,…
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South Africa prosecuting authority unhappy with Oscar Pistorius judgement in shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

IANS Pretoria – South Africa’s top prosecuting authority Friday expressed its disappointment on not being able to secure a conviction on the original charge of…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to 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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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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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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