Golf

Lipsky, Lahiri head stellar Asian Tour cast at CIMB Classic

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 20 (IANS) — Asian Tour hotshots David Lipsky of the US and India’s Anirban Lahiri will spearhead... (more...)

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Golfer Chowrasia finishes tied 5th in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Oct 19 (IANS) — Indian golfer S.S.P. Chowrasia finished joint fifth while Rahil Gangjee and Jyoti Randhawa... (more...)

Pavit seals fourth ADT victory at Chang Hwa Open

Taipei, Oct 19 (IANS) — Overnight leader Pavit Tangkamolprasert of Thailand outclassed the talented field by firing... (more...)

Hong Kong Open confirmed for 2015

Hong Kong, Oct 19 (IANS) — The European Tour and co-sanctioning partners the Asian Tour Sunday confirmed that the Hong... (more...)

Randhawa tied 6th at Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong, Oct 18 (IANS) — Jyoti Randhawa, in tied sixth, was the best placed Indian golfer after the third round of... (more...)

In-form Pavit seizes lead at Chang Hwa Open

Taipei, Oct 18 (IANS) — Thailand’s rising star Pavit Tangkamolprasert was on the brink of his fourth Asian Development... (more...)

Ernie Els leads by 2 in Hong Kong Open on birthday after 2nd round

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONG KONG – Ernie Els grabbed control of the Hong Kong Open with a two-stroke lead at the halfway... (more...)

Ernie Els leads by 2 in Hong Kong Open on birthday after 2nd round

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONG KONG – Ernie Els grabbed control of the Hong Kong Open with a two-stroke lead at the halfway... (more...)

Lahiri to lead Indian charge at Venetian Macau Open

Macau, Oct 17 (IANS) — The Venetian Macau Open will boast one of its strongest fields with four Indian golfers, led... (more...)

Golf Capsules

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS – Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes Thursday for a 7-under 64 and a share... (more...)

Golf Capsules

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS – Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes Thursday for a 7-under 64 and a share... (more...)

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ASH, England – Defending champion Graeme McDowell’s comeback fell short in a 2-and-1 loss... (more...)

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Most South Asians and Chinese in B.C. have faced discrimination based on ethnicity

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Canada Place caught the eye of man who builds models in chalk (w/gallery)

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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

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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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Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

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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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British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

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