Cycling

60 bikers for Shimla cycling race

Shimla, March 28 (IANS) — Nearly 60 intrepid national and international bikers will participate in the third edition... (more...)

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SAI launches cycling academy, sees it as Asian hub

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) — Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh Wednesday launched the Indian Cycling Academy at the... (more...)

High octane action expected in MRF races

Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) — A mouth-watering contest between two of India’s top drivers, Narain Karthikeyan and... (more...)

Cuban woman to participate in Triathlon Pan American Cup

Havana, Feb 12 (IANS) — Young triathlete Leslie Amat Alvarez will represent Cuba in the Triathlon Pan-American Cup,... (more...)

Savanur tops in Cycling Marathon

Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) — Sreedhar Savanur from Wheels Sports won the inaugural Vodafone Cycling Marathon by topping... (more...)

Top cyclists for Vodafone Marathon

Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) — The country’s top cyclists, including the 2013 National champion Arvind Panwar of the... (more...)

BALUCHISTAN

Six police officials escorting Spanish cyclist killed as violence surges in Pakistan

ABDUL SATTAR And RIAZ KHAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Abdul Malik Baluch, center, Chief Minister of Baluchistan province talks... (more...)

Cycling Marathon in Bangalore

Bangalore, Dec 24 (IANS) — The maiden edition of Vodafone Cycling Marathon, over 60 kms, will be held here Feb 9 and... (more...)

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers fails doping test

Sydney, Dec 19 (IANS) — Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has been provisionally suspended by the Union Cycliste Internationale... (more...)

Indian cyclists return with impressive haul

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Indian cycling contingent Monday returned with its best so far medal haul from Track Asia Cup,... (more...)

Indian cyclists win a gold, three silvers in Asia meet

New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian junior cyclists made a brilliant start to their Track Asia Cycling Championship in Thailand,... (more...)

Australian cyclist wins U23 time-trial world championship

Sydney, Sep 24 (IANS) Australian cyclist Damien Howson has won the world under-23 time-trial title at the UCI Road Cycling... (more...)

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Four elephants die from shoddy electrical wires in Indian forest

VANCOUVER DESI A wild elephant has died after it was electrocuted when it stumbled into low hanging electrical wires in a northeastern Indian forest, according…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Six-year-old worshipped for patch of hair on his back that has grown into a tail

VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old Indian boy is being worshipped by villagers for a small patch of hair on his back that has grown into a…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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