Gold for Navaneeth Prabhu in junior squash tourney

Singapore, Dec 21 (IANS) — Top seed Navaneeth Prabhu of India came back from a game down to beat Nicolas Chee of Malaysia... (more...)

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Navneeth Prabhu in title round in Junior Open squash

Singapore, Dec 20 (IANS) — Top seed Navneeth Prabhu of India entered the final of the Singapore Junior Open squash... (more...)

Indian eves finish 14th at world squash championship

Niagara Falls (Canada), Dec 7 (IANS) — India finished 14th in the WSF world women’s team squash championship... (more...)

Squash Worlds: Indian eves to fight for 13th place

Niagara, Dec 6 (IANS) — India, playing for lower placings, helped themselves to a 2-0 win over Colombia in the 13-16... (more...)

Mixed day for Indian eves in squash championship

Niagara (Canada), Dec 4 (IANS) — India had mixed fortunes in WSF World Women’s Team Squash Championship being... (more...)

Squash: Indian women suffer second defeat

Niagara Falls (Canada), Dec 3 (IANS) — India suffered their second defeat in two days, losing to fifth seed France... (more...)

Squash: Indian women go down to Hong Kong

Niagara Falls (Canada), Dec 2 (IANS) — India went down 0-3 to higher seeded Hong Kong in the opening Group D league... (more...)

National squash champ Cornett anchors host Canadian side at world team playdowns

By Gregory Strong THE CANADIAN PRESS Canada’s Samantha Cornett will anchor a young national squad at the upcoming WSF... (more...)

Egypt’s Ashour, Shorbagy in World squash final

Doha, Nov 21 (IANS) — Ramy Ashour and Mohamed El Shorbagy have made Friday’s World Squash Championship final... (more...)

Gaultier reaches squash semis

Doha, Nov 20 (IANS) — Frenchman Gregory Gaultier made it to the semi-finals of the men’s world squash championships... (more...)

Squash gold for Harinder Sandhu

Phuket, Nov 16 (IANS) — India’s Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu held his own to defeat Hong Kong’s Yip Tsz Fung... (more...)

Sandhu storms into squash final

Phuket, Nov 15 (IANS) — Top seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu of India proved was too good for his opponent Asim Khan... (more...)

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Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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