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Chennai to host World University Squash Championship

Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) — The eighth World University Squash Championship will be hosted by the Squash Rackets Federation... (more...)

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Ching shocks Wing on way to final

Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) — Unseeded Cheng Nga Ching from Hong Kong ousted top seed and compatriot Ho Ka Wing in five... (more...)

Pakistani squash players forced to miss lucrative Hong Kong meet

Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) — After being forced to skip the $50,000 Malaysian Open due to visa issues, Pakistani squash... (more...)

Hashim Khan’s family, friends pay final respects to one of squash’s all-time greatest players

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — Hashim Khan’s family and friends swapped stories as they mingled... (more...)

Indian junior squash team finishes sixth

Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 22 (IANS) — India lost 1-2 to England to finish sixth in the World Junior team squash championship... (more...)

Indian junior squash team finish fifth

Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 22 (IANS) — India went down 1-2 to England to finish sixth in the World Junior team squash... (more...)

Over 500 entries for Indian Jr Open squash

Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) — The Rs.5 lakh Indian Junior Open will be held at the Indian Squash Academy here from Aug 23-27,... (more...)

Spain knock out India in squash championship

Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 20 (IANS) — Spain defeated India 2-1 in the quarterfinal of the WSF World Junior Squash Team... (more...)

Squash great Hashim Khan dies of congestive heart failure at what is believed to be 100

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AURORA, Colo. — Hashim Khan, one of the greatest squash players of all time, died of congestive... (more...)

Squash legend Hashim Khan dies of congestive heart failure at what is believed to be 100

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — Hashim Khan, one of the greatest squash players of all time, died of congestive... (more...)

Visa woes for Pakistani squash players

Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) — Pakistani players were forced to miss the Professional Squash Association’s CIMB Malaysian... (more...)

India qualify for quarters in junior world squash

Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 17 (IANS) — Fourth seeded India, with an unbeaten record in Group D, qualified for the quarter-finals... (more...)

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Man proudly wears world’s largest turban weighing in at 100 pounds and 645 metres long unwrapped

VANCOUVER DESI A 60-year-old devout Sikh in northern India appears to be the proud owner of the world’s largest turban – weighing in at 100…
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Gallery: India prepares to welcome elephant-headed Lord Ganesha

VANCOUVER DESI Preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival marking the birth of the elephant-headed god, have taken off in India as Hindus prepare to welcome…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses the importance of politicians to come together to protect the women of India. According to the…
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Wedding Wonderland: The art of being a good host

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Hosting any party is a chore and a half but it’s a whole new ball game when it’s a wedding that…
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Chicken Soup for the Seoul: How our Korean vacation moved us (in more ways than one)

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “The most important thing in life is sincerity.” At least that’s what our Korean tour guide, SP, informed us via his…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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Doctors remove unborn child’s skeleton from woman’s womb after 36 years

VANCOUVER DESI In an unusual surgery, doctors in India removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from its mother’s womb after 36 years, the Press…
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Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in transit on her way to India

ADAM SCHRECK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Nigerian woman who arrived on a flight to the United Arab Emirates capital of…
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8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans’ high altitude adaptation, study finds

IANS Washington – In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause – a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000…
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Female doctor who alleged torture by a patient’s relatives for delivering stillborn baby boy made it up to get boyfriend back

CEN AGENCY Mexican police say the alleged torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead never existed and that the female victim made…
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Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

IANS/EFE Toronto – Canada has said it will donate to the World Health Organisation (WHO) up to 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine against the…
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Doctor-violence-Mexico

Female doctor brutally tortured and left to die after delivering stillborn baby boy

CEN AGENCY Torturers who mutilated a gynaecologist and left her for dead are believed to be relatives of a woman whose baby was delivered stillborn…
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