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Richmond title for Joshna

Chennai, April 20 (IANS) — Joshna Chinappa won her ninth WSA World Tour title of her squash career defeating seeded... (more...)

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Deepika Pallikal falters in Texas Open final

Houston, April 14 (IANS) — India’s top squash player Deepika Pallikal, eyeing the first major title of her career,... (more...)

Squash star Dipika signs up with adidas

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) — Sports apparel major adidas Wednesday signed up India’s top ranked female squash... (more...)

Ghosal disappoints against Barker in London squash meet

London, March 26 (IANS) — World No.18 Saurav Ghosal lost to ninth-ranked Peter Barker of England in the opening round... (more...)

Squash champion Dipika wins match against Axis Bank in court

Chennai, March 24 (IANS) — Arjuna awardee squash champion Dipika Pallikal Monday won her long-drawn legal match against... (more...)

Egypt’s El Welily outplays Pallikal in World Squash

Penang (Malaysia), March 20 (IANS) — World No.3 Raneem El Welily proved too good for India’s Dipika Pallikal... (more...)

Pallikal enters World Squash pre-quarters

Penang (Malaysia), March 19 (IANS) — India’s top squash player Dipika Pallikal entered the pre-quarterfinals... (more...)

Joshana Chinappa loses World Squash Championship opener

Penang (Malaysia), March 18 (IANS) — World No.19 Joshana Chinappa took a game off fourth-ranked Alison Waters of England... (more...)

Winless in 2014, Pallikal aims for turnaround at World Open

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) — India’s No.1 squash player Dipika Pallikal has not won a main draw match this year... (more...)

Ghosal enters Windy City Open squash quarters

Chicago, March 1 (IANS) — India’s top squash player Saurav Ghosal beat higher-ranked Tarek Momen of Egypt to... (more...)

IOC lifts ban, India back in Olympic fold (Roundup)

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) — India was Tuesday back in the Olympic fold with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)... (more...)

It is a great moment for the country: Sports minister

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) — Sports minister Jitendra Singh Tuesday congratulated both the Indian Olympic Association... (more...)

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Four elephants die from shoddy electrical wires in Indian forest

VANCOUVER DESI A wild elephant has died after it was electrocuted when it stumbled into low hanging electrical wires in a northeastern Indian forest, according…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Six-year-old worshipped for patch of hair on his back that has grown into a tail

VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old Indian boy is being worshipped by villagers for a small patch of hair on his back that has grown into a…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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