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New Zealand extends lengthy winning streak in Commonwealth Games rugby sevens

By Dennis Passa THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — New Zealand extended its Commonwealth Games winning streak in rugby... (more...)

From pipers to Loch Ness Monster, Scottishness celebrated at Commonwealth Games

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread... (more...)

From pipers to Loch Ness Monster, Scottishness celebrated at Commonwealth Games

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread... (more...)

From bagpipers to Loch Ness Monster, Scottishness celebrated as Commonwealth Games open

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread... (more...)

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Surrey brothers learn from Super Bowl champs

Luke Chakrabarti, 11, collects the ball and runs towards Bobby Wagner of the Seattle Seahawks at the Russell Wilson passing... (more...)

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Coca-Cola’s multi-lingual Super Bowl TV ad draws fire from social media users (w/video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Coca-Cola’s 2014 Super Bowl ad meant to embrace the United States’ diversity sparked... (more...)

Ads

Romance, puppies and pregnancy: Super Bowl ads get in touch with their feminine side (w/video)

Budweiser’s 2014 Super Bowl ad ‘Puppy Love’ is scoring millions of views for its sentimental depiction... (more...)

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Shiamak Davar’s team to perform at halftime during B.C. Lions game in Vancouver

Shiamak Davar’s dance team will be performing at halftime during B.C. Lions game in Vancouver. Nick Procaylo/PNG LARISSA... (more...)

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B.C. Lion Yaser Elqutub to balance Ramadan fasting with efforts to make the team

BC Lions Yaser Elqutub during the CFL team’s practice in Surrey Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Ric Ernst / PNG LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER... (more...)

With Wild Card weekend around the corner, there are some great odds being offered.  In the three-option Oddset Menu, the Seahawks, with Russell Wilson at quarterback, are paying 1.95. Kevin Casey/Getty Images

THE ODDS MUST BE CRAZY: Betting on this week’s NFL games

JESSY SANDHU VANCOUVER DESI With Wild Card Weekend around the corner, there are some great odds being offered. In the three-option... (more...)

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings (left) returned from injury in 2012 and is a favourite for league MVP. Scott Halleran/Getty Images

SPORTS: NFL 2012 Year in Review filled with highs, lows

JESSY SANDHU VANCOUVER DESI Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings (left) returned from injury in 2012 and is a favourite... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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Vancouver-soccer

‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
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Blogs

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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

The model is wearing an outfit by Le Chateau and Aldo shoes. For more pictures visit: www.turbanesque.com

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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India-rape

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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Health Check

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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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Japan human trials

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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File photo: A nurse loads a syringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

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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