Cycling

Hero Cycles unveil team for MTB Himalaya

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) — Hero Cycles Wednesday unveiled their cycling team here which will take part in the 10th... (more...)

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Mountain bikers ride high on Himachal lofty peaks (Adventure Feature)

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh is riding high on a popularity wave among mountain bikers... (more...)

Indian men track cyclists fail to qualify

Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) — Indian track cycling team of Alan Baby, Amrit Singh and Amarjit Singh Nagi failed to qualify... (more...)

Indian women track cyclists disappoint

Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) — Indian track cycling side comprising Kezia Vargheese and Deborah failed to qualify for the... (more...)

Valverde wins first mountain stage to retake Vuelta lead

Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS) — The first mountain stage of the Vuelta de Espana cycling race produced the expected big changes... (more...)

Castroviejo takes Vuelta lead after rapid first stage

Madrid, Aug 24 (IANS) — Jonothan Castroviejo of the Movistar Team became the first leader of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour... (more...)

Was Italy’s most popular cyclist Pantani murdered?

Rome, Aug 5 (IANS) — Marco Pantani, the last cyclist to win the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France in the same... (more...)

Contador tweet reveals speed of Tour de France crash

Madrid, Aug 4 (IANS) — Anyone who follows the sport of cycling knows that as well as being one of the toughest sports... (more...)

All six Indian cyclists fail to finish road race

Glasgow, Aug 3 (IANS) — There was disappointment for India in the men’s cycling competitions as all the six competitors... (more...)

Indian road cyclists finish 28th, 37th

Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) — Indian road cyclists Arvind Panwar and Sombir finished 28th and 37th in the men’s individual... (more...)

Pendrel claims Games mountain bike gold; Canadian teammate Batty races to silver

BC-COM-CYC-Mountain-Bike-Canada, 1st Writethru Correction THE CANADIAN PRESS GLASGOW — Canada’s Catharine Pendrel... (more...)

Pendrel claims Games mountain bike gold; Canadian teammate Batty races to silver

THE CANADIAN PRESS GLASGOW — Canada’s Catharine Pendrel has captured gold in the women’s mountain bike... (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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Review: Was Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM! The Tour worth the 3 hour delay in Vancouver?

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After a nearly three-hour delay, Bollywood finally took over Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum Saturday night with a lavish evening of song, dance,…
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Religious groups angry over Barbie as Hindu goddess Kali, Virgin Mary (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI Two artists from Argentina have given the legendary Barbie and Ken dolls forms of various religious figurines from Jesus and Mary to Hindu…
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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

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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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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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Girls rights

One of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI More than five months later, one of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found. According to The Guardian (2014) on…
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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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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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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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