Golf

Lipsky, Lahiri lead Asian Tour charge in Malaysian Open

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 31 (IANS) — Reigning Order of Merit champion David Lipsky of the US and Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri... (more...)

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Golfer Kiran triumphs in maiden appearance

Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) — Kiran Matharu played a cautious round in tricky conditions to emerge victorious at the Hero-RCGC... (more...)

Jimenez gets into winning mode ahead of Indian Open

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) — Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez, who is poised to make his debut at the Indian Open next month,... (more...)

Back-in-form Atwal aims for Indian Open glory

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) — Veteran Indian golfer Arjun Atwal will compete at the $1.5 million Hero Indian Open Feb... (more...)

Vani Kapoor fights back to lead in Hero women’s golf

Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) — Indian golfer Vani Kapoor Thursday carded even-par 72 to take one shot lead at the end of... (more...)

Golfer Yang signs up for Malaysian Open

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) — Asia’s first Major champion Y.E. Yang will join the star-studded cast at the $3... (more...)

Kiran leads in Hero women’s golf

Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) — English golfer Kiran Matharu played out an even par round on Day 1 of the third leg of the... (more...)

Singapore Open golf to return in 2016

Singapore, Jan 28 (IANS) — After a three-year absence, Singapore’s iconic national golf Open will make a welcome... (more...)

Golfer Rashid aims for more Asian Tour titles

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 27 (IANS) — After winning two Asian Tour titles in a superb 2014 season, Rashid Khan has emerged... (more...)

Newly-married Siddikur aims at Malaysian Open golf

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 27 (IANS) — Newly-wed Siddikur Rahman of Bangladesh hopes wedding bliss will drive him towards a... (more...)

Indian golfers Chikka, Himmat earn Asian Tour cards

Hua Hin (Thailand), Jan 24 (IANS) — Indian golfer S. Chikka and Himmat Rai were among 47 players to earn an Asian Tour... (more...)

Lahiri seeks ranking boost at Malaysian Open

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 21 (IANS) — Indian star Anirban Lahiri aims to boost his position in the Official World Golf Ranking... (more...)

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Raise your hand, send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Spicy treats on menu as 8 chef teams battle for Vancouver’s second-annual Curry Cup

VANCOUVER DESI A group of Lower Mainland chefs are set to go head-to-head with their South Asian cooking skills as they gear up for Vancouver’s…
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Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sonu Sood and Boman Irani in a still from the Bollywood film Happy New Year.

Indian expat avoids stalking conviction by blaming Bollywood for his behaviour

IANS Sydney  – An Indian man’s excuse that Bollywood love stories encouraged him to excessively approach and stalk women helped him avoid conviction in the…
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College students killed while attempting train selfie in India

VANCOUVER DESI Three college friends on their way to India’s Republic Day celebrations were killed by a speeding train after they tried posing for a…
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Blogs

Opposition Muted to Harper’s New Anti Terror Bill

BY Ujjal Dosanjh Special to Vancouver Province I smell an election coming. Not in October 2015; much sooner than that. Harper has just unveiled the…
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Bobby Singh

Spice Sports: Football Champion Bobby Singh – On & Off The Field

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI TUNE IN TO SPICE SPORTS, M-F, 5-7PM ON SPICE RADIO 1200AM Former BC Lion Bobby Singh was in…
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Ujjal Dosanjh, former B.C. premier and Liberal MP at his home in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

Chanakya & Machiavelli would say to Indians: It is strictly business – stop the fawning

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Had Chanakya or Machiavelli, his more recent incarnation, been alive today they would have declared that in Washington and…
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Speaking to the Burnaby Board of Trade

How Business Fits in the Public Education Puzzle: My “Rubik’s Cube Speech” to the Burnaby Board of Trade

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI On Thursday, January 22, the Burnaby Board of Trade hosted its annual Local Government Reception at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown in Burnaby….
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Health Check

A woman fills a syringe as she prepares to give herself an injection of insulin at her home in Commerce, Calif., April 29, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Reed Saxon

Type 2 diabetes surpasses Type 1 in youth, especially South Asians: B.C. study

CAMILLE BAINS THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER — A British Columbia study suggests Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people, with the highest number…
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Indian Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor  poses for a photograph during the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) season five in Mumbai on January 10, 2015. STRSTRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Anil Kapoor says he exercises six days a week

IANS New Delhi  – Actor-filmmaker Anil Kapoor says he exercises six days a week and recalls the time he’d cycle to the set location –…
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Seven-year-old Scoliosis patient in Western India cured by revolutionary surgery

IANS Mumbai  – A seven-year-old girl in Mumbai suffering from Scoliosis is the first in Western India to successfully undergo a new and revolutionary procedure…
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Desi-weird news

Baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ gets round-the-clock care at Indian hospital (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI A six-day-old baby is being given “round-the-clock” care in an Indian hospital after his mother claimed the boy spontaneously combusted, according to Britain’s…
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Sharon Nordstrom. Submitted photo.

Saskatoon woman snared in alleged fraudulent MS trial held in India

JONATHAN CHARLTON THE STARPHOENIX Sharon Nordstrom feels ashamed for participating in a $38,000 multiple sclerosis stem cell treatment in India that was not all it was…
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Indian scientists design morphine replacement for pain therapy

SAHANA GHOSH IANSKolkata – In a breakthrough that could impact the blurring realms of pain and pleasure, Indian scientists have designed a potential morphine replacement,…
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Researchers advise pregnant women to limit exposure to receipts and plastic

MARGARET MUNRO POSTMEDIA NEWS Pregnant women are being warned to avoid reaching for credit card and cash register receipts as the ubiquitous bits of paper…
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Sex show

New Pakistani TV show focuses on sex, a topic once considered taboo in the religiously conservative country

ADIL JAWAD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KARACHI, Pakistan — In religiously conservative Pakistan, a television call-in advice show is tackling an issue rarely discussed in public:…
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The influence of speech on toddlers

IANS New York – Talking to your toddlers could help strengthen their capacities to learn and succeed later in life, a research has revealed. Infants…
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Vancouver doctors find vial of urine hidden in patient’s rectum (with photos)

TOM BLACKWELL NATIONAL POST Vancouver doctors investigating a patient’s mysterious abdominal complaints were stunned to discover a vial of urine hidden inside his rectum, an…
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