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FIFA secretary-general Valcke says big names in ISL will popularize football in India

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – As far as football authorities are concerned, it’s the names... (more...)

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FIFA secretary-general Valcke says big names in ISL will popularize football in India

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – As far as football authorities are concerned, it’s the names... (more...)

Atletico de Kolkata beats Mumbai City 3-0 in opening match of Indian Super League

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KOLKATA, India – Atletico de Kolkata earned a convincing 3-0 victory over Mumbai City in the inaugural... (more...)

India-Pakistan

Indian hockey team ends 32-year wait for victory over Pakistan in Asian Games final (w/gallery)

◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of... (more...)

China stays atop medal table at Asian Games amid flap over Qatari players wearing of hijab

By Christopher Bodeen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, Korea, Republic Of – China widened its lead in the Asian Games... (more...)

Focus on team strategies in field hockey’s new 4-quarter format at Asian Games

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Tacticians will be put to the test in Incheon from... (more...)

Captain Imran confident his Pakistan team can defend Asian Games title

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Muhammad Imran doesn’t consider a lack of international... (more...)

Graham Reid named Australia field hockey coach to replace Ric Charlesworth

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PERTH, Australia — Hockey Australia has appointed Graham Reid as coach of the world-champion men’s... (more...)

Milhka delighted with Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna

Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) — India’s legendary athlete Milkha Singh Tuesday was delighted with the news of hockey... (more...)

Home ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) — The home ministry Tuesday recommended the name of legendary hockey player late Dhyan Chand... (more...)

What Canada Did on the Weekend at the Commonwealth Games

THE CANADIAN PRESS GLASGOW — What Canada Did on the weekend at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (distances in metres unless... (more...)

What Canada Did on Saturday at the Commonwealth Games

THE CANADIAN PRESS GLASGOW — What Canada Did on Saturday at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (distances in metres unless... (more...)

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Heartbreaking photos of two elephants electrocuted in India

IANS Siliguri – Two elephants, including a female, were electrocuted in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district Saturday, an official said. The tuskers were found in a…
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Gallery: Army officer’s wife wins Mrs. India Worldwide pageant

IANS New Delhi – Aman Grewal, wife of an army officer, was declared the winner of Haut.Monde Mrs.India Worldwide 2014 here. Grewal, who hails from…
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Ontario teen fighting superbugs with an assist from Indian home cooking

TOM SPEARS OTTAWA CITIZEN Like a lot of great discoveries, Varsha Jayasankar’s foray into how to kill superbugs with an extract from Indian food started…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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How to help World Vision this holiday season

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI World Vision is an organization that I happen to be a Youth Ambassador of and it is my joy to be…
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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

RAJ THANDHI VANCOUVER DESI This week I’m bringing back ‘ghar ka khana’ (homemade food). Let’s make cooking traditional foods cool again. For the last few…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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