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Magic Bus: Changing lives through sports (Sports Feature)

By Santosh Rao New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) — For Englishman Mathew Spacie it all started in the bylanes of Mumbai’s... (more...)

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Canada won’t play for rugby sevens medal after 21-5 loss to Scotland

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS GLASGOW — Canada’s men’s rugby sevens team arrived in Glasgow with its... (more...)

Canada won’t play for rugby sevens medal after 21-5 loss to Scotland

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS GLASGOW — Canada’s hopes for a medal in rugby sevens at the Commonwealth Games... (more...)

Court notice on CRPF bodybuilders’ plea

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the central government and the Central Reserve... (more...)

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He’s chased rugby balls the world over, but Surrey’s Gurvinder Kalar is aiming for glory with Burnaby Lake

Surrey’s Sikh rugby player Gurvinder Kalar. Patrick Johnston/Vancouver Desi PATRICK JOHNSTON VANCOUVER DESI VANCOUVER... (more...)

Romanian Olympic committee chairman resigns

Bucharest, April 16 (IANS) — Octavian Morariu resigned Tuesday from his post as chairman of the Romanian Olympic and... (more...)

Australia Rugby League to invest heavily in development

Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) — Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) Monday announced plans to invest more than $179... (more...)

Australian rugby player to take legal action against club

Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) — Former Australian rugby league player Broderick Wright has joined a lawsuit against Cronulla... (more...)

International Rugby Board suspends funding to Fiji

Suva (Fiji), Jan 12 (IANS) — The International Rugby Board (IRB) will suspend all direct financial support to the Fiji... (more...)

Rugby star found guilty of assaulting woman

Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Australian rugby league star Blake Ferguson has been found guilty of indecently assaulting a young... (more...)

Harjun Gill

U18 Rugby Nationals: Harjun Gill hoping to end youth career by leading B.C. to title

Harjun Gill, captain of B.C.’s under-18 rugby team, slips away from a group of Alberta players during their game at the... (more...)

Surrey Beavers Gurvinder Kular (left) and Zion Afele have been selecte to play for Canada in a rugby league test match in Toronto this weekend against the English Lions.
Photograph by: Jacob Zinn , Surrey NOW

Surrey players answer national rugby league team’s call

Surrey Beavers Gurvinder Kular (left) and Zion Afele have been selecte to play for Canada in a rugby league test match in... (more...)

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

A quarter reported experiencing moderate or significant amounts of discrimination DOUGLAS TODD VANCOUVER DESI  Stereotyping. Verbal harassment. Poor customer service. Workplace unfairness. Exclusion from dating….
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MINOR ATACKED

False confession leads police to arrest new suspect in sexual assault of 9-year-old Surrey girl

FRANK LUBA VANCOUVER DESI A man who confessed to the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Surrey has been released and a 28-year-old man…
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Dilwali Fest

Diwali Fest kicks off with IndiGlam fashion-fusion show (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI It was a classic mother-daughter argument that propelled Surrey’s Raji Khaira into a career of fashion design. Khaira, 25, grew up…
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Vancouver Desi

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

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Jagdeep Singh Bihal moved to Vancouver from India two years ago and did some sightseeing around the city,  it was…
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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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Harnoor Gill is all set to promote the World Vision’s Gift Catalogue campaign.

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 Attack

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment?

Acid attacks as a form of vigilante punishment? In the recent weeks it has been claimed a number of vigilantes , in the city of…
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Health Check

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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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Hair Loss

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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World Health Organization

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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Bollywood

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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Assisted dying

British Columbians support doctor-assisted death: polls

TIFFANY CRAWFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS A new poll says 87 per cent of British Columbians support assisted dying, while across Canada 84 per cent of respondents…
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Surrey doctor suspended for improper conduct with female patient

IAN AUSTIN VANCOUVER DESI A Surrey doctor has been suspended for up to three months for improper conduct with a female patient. The College of…
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