Tennis

Federer to lead IPTL’s India franchise

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) — Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will spearhead Indian Aces, the country’s... (more...)

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Federer to lead Indian franchise of IPTL

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) — Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will spearhead the country’s franchise... (more...)

Nadal withdraws from inaugural International Premier Tennis League, cites health reasons

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League... (more...)

Asiad tennis: India men’s, women’s teams knocked out

Incheon, Sep 22 (IANS) — The Indian men’s and women’s tennis teams were knocked out from their respective... (more...)

Indian women’s tennis team knocked out by Kazakhstan

Incheon, Sep 22 (IANS) — Indian women’s tennis team lost 1-2 to second seeds Kazakhstan in their 17th Asian Games... (more...)

I always feel like home in China: Cilic

Zagreb, Sep 22 (IANS) — US Open champion Marin Cilic, who will compete in the 2014 China Open tennis later this month,... (more...)

Indian men thrash Nepal 3-0 in Asian Games tennis

Incheon, Sep 21 (IANS) — India breezed into the quarter-finals of men’s tennis team competition of the 17th Asian... (more...)

Asian Games: Indian women’s tennis team through to quarters

Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) — The Indian women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Oman 3-0 in... (more...)

Kvitova, Kerber pay tribute to retiring Li Na

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) — Tennis stars Petra Kvitova and Angelique Kerber paid rich tributes to the retiring two-time... (more...)

Kerber salutes retiring Li Na

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) — World No.8 Angelique Kerber Saturday paid tribute to the retiring two-time Grand Slam winner... (more...)

China’s Li Na retires from tennis

Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) — China’s first and only Grand Slam winner Li Na formally announced her retirement from... (more...)

Tennis’ Grand Slams increase funding for GSDF

London, Sep 18 (IANS) — Tennis’ Grand Slam tournaments Thursday agreed to increase their contribution to the... (more...)

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Rally held in Saskatoon in support of 65-year-old woman deported to Pakistan

THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON — Supporters of a 65-year-old woman who was deported to her native Pakistan earlier this week have held a rally at…
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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Customer finds fried rat mixed in pakoras at Indian railway snack kiosk

VANCOUVER DESI A snack kiosk at a railway station in Western India has been closed down after a customer found a fried rat mixed in…
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‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

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Fashion over the years in Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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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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