Soccer

Toronto goalie on outside looking in as he waits for painful foot injury to heal

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — As Toronto FC practice wound down Friday, Joe Bendik watched from just... (more...)

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Ebola-free Liberia cleared to host international football games again

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO — The Confederation of African Football has cleared Liberia to host international football... (more...)

Woman footballers Bembem, Bala and Ashalata Devi for Maldivian League

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) — Indian women footballers Oinam Bembem Devi, Ashalata Devi and Bala Devi are all set to play... (more...)

Ideally would want to see a 16 team I-League: Constantine

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) — Indian football team head coach Stephen Constantine wants the I-League to be a 16-team tournament... (more...)

I am not messiah, can’t change Indian football overnight: Constantine

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) — Amid hopes of the country’s football standards reaching new heights with the advent... (more...)

Wasn’t happy with Federation Cup, wanted it to end: Constantine

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) — Indian football coach Stephen Constantine on Friday said he was the one who was not happy... (more...)

CAS hears Gibraltar’s appeal to join FIFA; no date set for ruling

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Gibraltar’s appeal to become a FIFA member has been heard at world... (more...)

A hero not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari is out of a job, without many supporters in Brazil

By Tales Azzoni THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAO PAULO — Not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari was seen as an indisputable hero... (more...)

Mourinho wins Premier League Manager of the Season award

London, May 22 (IANS) — Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was on Friday named the English Premier League (EPL) Manager... (more...)

Prince Ali faces soccer’s toughest match: trying to beat Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — In soccer, the only certain winner seems to be Sepp Blatter. Every threat... (more...)

A hero not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari is out of a job, without many supporters in Brazil

By Tales Azzoni THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAO PAULO — Not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari was seen as an indisputable hero... (more...)

A hero not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari is out of a job, without many supporters in Brazil

By Tales Azzoni THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAO PAULO — Not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari was seen as an indisputable hero... (more...)

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Identical twins’ mark sheets almost as identical and the story of a courageous young achiever

HINDUSTAN TIMES AND VANCOUVER DESI They are identical twins and, interestingly, even their mark sheets look almost the same. Ranchi twins Aporupa and Anorupa Chattopadhyay …
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sucha Singh Bagri arrived in Canada with his father Harnam Singh Bagri on Feb 2, 1935, on the Empress of Russia,…
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Blogs

Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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100 year journey

Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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right to vote

B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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“I didn’t know anything about her:” Mayo Singh married Bishan Kaur, the girl his parents chose

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Mayo Singh was born in 1888 in a Punjab village called Paldi, a name that would ultimately bring him a measure…
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100 year journey

Gurdev David Singh Aulak’s father came to Canada nine years before the Komagata Maru

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Gurdev David Singh Aulak was born in Vancouver in 1935, at a time when sawdust was used to heat homes and…
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Health Check

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

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