Tennis

Escoffier, Karunuday in tennis title round

Mandya (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) — Top seed Antoine Escoffier from France and No.3 Karunuday Singh entered the singles... (more...)

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Adil, Nikit in boys tennis final

Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) — Top seed Adil Kalyanpur and unseeded Nikit M. Reddy of Andhra entered the boys singles final... (more...)

Raonic, Benneteau withdraw from French Open

Paris, May 22 (IANS) — World number six Milos Raonic and reigning French Open men’s doubles champion Julien Benneteau... (more...)

Vardhan knocks out Mukund in Mandya tennis

Mandya (Karnataka), May 21 (IANS) — Former Davis Cupper and Olympian Vishnu Vardhan shut out No.4 seed Sasi Kumar Mukund... (more...)

Prarthana enters semis in tennis meet

Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) — Prarthana Prabhakar prevailed over the third seed Sonashe Bhatnagar 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3) in... (more...)

Sania-Martina reach Rome Masters final

Rome, May 16 (IANS) — Indian tennis player Sania Mirza came out with all guns blazing with Swiss partner Martina Hingis... (more...)

Sania-Martina enter Rome Masters final

Rome, May 16 (IANS) — Indian tennis player Sania Mirza entered the women’s doubles final, partnering Swiss ace... (more...)

Archana reach quarters in Thailand TT tourney

Bangkok, May 16 (IANS) — Indian paddler Archana Kamath reached the quarter-finals in the cadet girls singles event... (more...)

Paddlers Archana, Selena advance in Thailand Open

Bangkok, May 15 (IANS) — Women paddlers Archana Kamath and Selena Selvakumar topped their respective groups to advance... (more...)

Serena Williams withdraws from Rome Masters with elbow injury

Rome, May 15 (IANS) — World’s No.1 women’s tennis player Serena Williams has announced her withdrawal from... (more...)

Wawrinka to meet Nadal in Rome Masters quarter-finals

Rome, May 15 (IANS) — Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka eliminated his Austrian opponent Dominic Thiem with a... (more...)

2015 Worlds most followed in TT history

Beijing, May 15 (IANS) — According to the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) official website, an estimated... (more...)

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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.

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Blogs

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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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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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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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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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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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Heartbreaking story of a B.C. family preparing to say goodbye to the daughter who beat cancer twice

CINDY E. HARNETT TIMES COLONIST Five-year-old Hannah Day, who was thriving after beating two types of cancer more than a year ago, is flying to…
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