Cycling

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...)

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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...)

Indian cyclists disappoint

Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) — All three Indian participants in track cycling had a disappointing outing at the Commonwealth... (more...)

Indian cyclists out of women’s sprint

Glasgow, July 26 (IANS) — India’s Deborah, Mahitha Mohan and Kezia Vargheese were knocked out of the women’s... (more...)

Wiggins says he is done with cycle road racing

Glasgow, July 25 (IANS) — England’s cycling star Bradley Wiggins said he was done with road racing and would... (more...)

Sole Brunei participant leaves for Commonwealth Games

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei), July 20 (IANS) — Cyclist Muhammad I’maadi Abd Aziz, the only athlete representing... (more...)

Indian Army men complete tough cycling expedition through Himalayas

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) — Pedalling nearly 700 km across the Himalayas along the India-China border at heights ranging... (more...)

Italian rider triumphs in Tour of Qinghai Lake last stage

Lanzhou (China), July 19 (IANS) — Mattia Gavazzi from Ukrainian team Amore and Vita-Selle Smp(AMO) claimed the circuit... (more...)

British cyclist banned for abnormalities in biological passport

London, July 18 (IANS) — British cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke was banned for two years after abnormalities were found... (more...)

IAF women officers on Himalayan cycling expedition

Pathankot (Punjab), July 13 (IANS) — An Indian Air Force all-women officers’ team Sunday embarked on a month-long... (more...)

Dalian to host international road race

Dalian (China), July 11 (IANS) — The northeastern Chinese coastal city of Dalian will host an international road cycling... (more...)

Inaugural Manali-Khardung La Cycling Championship in July

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) — India will make its mark on the world cycling circuit when the inaugural Manali-Khardung... (more...)

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Minor allegedly raped by temple priest in southern India

HINDUSTAN TIMES An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a temple priest in Bangalore on Tuesday, less than a month after a seven-year-old was raped…
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Miss Diva 2014 gears up for auditions

IANS New Delhi – Miss Diva, that was launched last year as an official franchise from India for Miss Universe, is set to start auditions…
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Toddler falls into pot of boiling syrup, dies

  IANS New Delhi – A three-year-old boy died after he fell into a pot of boiling sugar syrup, police said here Wednesday. The child,…
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‘I don’t get turned down by girls:’ Calgary man jailed after stalking university classmate

DARYL SLADE CALGARY HERALD A man who became infatuated with a woman in his university class last year then repeatedly stalked her has been jailed….
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Blogs

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Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center Blog: Using Nonviolent Communication To Nurture Your Relationships

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “When all your desires are distilled You will cast two votes:
 To love more. And be happy.”
~Hafiz Human beings are social…
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Here Come the Newly Weds!

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Men dressed in bright uniforms, playing the traditional tune of the Bollywood hit song “Mere yaar ki shaadi hai” (It’s my…
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It’s a girl! Those words were a death sentence for 37 million girls and counting in India

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI It’s a girl! Unfortunately for approximately 37 million girls in India- these words were their fate. According to the 2011 Census…
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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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Commonwealth Games

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India bags three gold medals, one silver in wrestling (w/gallery)

Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and Vinesh won gold, Canadian Korey Jarvis defeated Rajeev Tomar who won silver IANS Glasgow – Sushil Kumar led the charge…
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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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Health Check

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Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers: Study

IANS New Delhi – Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey…
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Vibrating Indian smart shoes help you navigate to your destination handsfree

VANCOUVER DESI A smart shoe in India is claiming to be the next big thing in wearable technology. The Lechal (“take me there” in Hindi,) from…
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Salman Khan’s charitable organization to help 100 kids with heart condition

IANS Mumbai – Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organization will help “100 genuine patients” suffering from heart condition…
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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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