Wrestling

Asiad: Bajrang wins silver in wrestling

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — Indian wrestler Bajrang won the silver in the men’s freestyle 61kg after losing the... (more...)

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Asian Games: Yogeshwar ends India’s 28-year wait for wrestling gold

Incheon, Sep 28 (IANS) — Yogeshwar Dutt ended India’s 28-year-old wait for an Asian Games wrestling gold medal... (more...)

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt clinches gold

Incheon, Sep 28 (IANS) — Yogeshwar Dutt ended India’s 28-year-old wait for a wrestling gold medal in the Asian... (more...)

Asiad: Geetika wins bronze in wrestling

Incheon, Sep 27 (IANS) — Indian wrestler Geetika Jakhar won an Asian Games bronze medal in the women’s freestyle... (more...)

Asiad: Vinesh wins bronze in wrestling

Incheon, Sep 27 (IANS) — Indian wrestler Vinesh bagged the bronze medal in the women freestyle 48kg category in the... (more...)

Wrestler Babita working on new strategy for Asiad (Sports Feature)

By Sandip Sikdar New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) — With the Commonwealth Games gold in her kitty, India’s top female... (more...)

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Surrey wrestler Amar Dhesi eyes Olympics after winning silver at junior world championships

Amar Dhesi won a silver medal for Canada at the FILA junior freestyle world championships this month in Crotia and, in June,... (more...)

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B.C. wrestler loses in final at the World Junior Wrestling Championships

Burnaby’s Amar Dhesi made it all the way to the World Junior Wrestling Championship in Croatia. He lost in the final... (more...)

A women’s wrestling revolution in Haryana (Sports Feature)

By Abhishek Roy Balali (Haryana), Aug 10 (IANS) — The dusty village of Balali in Haryana, hardly barely 10 km from... (more...)

Olympic champion Lopez leads Cuba at world wrestling

Havana, Aug 8 (IANS) — Two-time Olympic champion Mijain Lopez heads the Cuban delegation to the World Wrestling Championship... (more...)

Charges dropped against Indian sports officials in Glasgow

Glasgow, Aug 4 (IANS) — India’s two senior sports officials, who were arrested Saturday, were released Monday... (more...)

Malhotra demands strict action against Mehta

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) — Former Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief Vijay Kumar Malhotra Sunday demanded strict... (more...)

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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

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British comedian John Oliver again covers Indian politics in HBO show, takes aim at Modi’s U.S. visit (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI British comedian John Oliver has covered Indian politics yet again on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In this…
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Nanaimo’s Sandy Sidhu to appear in film at VIFF, but the actress is still waiting for her big break

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI It took years for Nanaimo’s Sandy Sidhu to admit that she was an aspiring actress. Enrolled at UBC for cell biology…
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Review: Was Shah Rukh Khan’s SLAM! The Tour worth the 3 hour delay in Vancouver?

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After a nearly three-hour delay, Bollywood finally took over Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum Saturday night with a lavish evening of song, dance,…
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Turban-Esque: Perfect for a long drive

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Coconut Confetti Corn

JESSIE LEHAIL, INDIAN INFLUENCE With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk turkey and side dishes. Most cooks are loyal to their turkey…
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The Importance of A Strong Support Network in Recovering from Addiction

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Healing from addiction and addictive behaviours is very often seen as a solitary process. The person struggling is viewed as the…
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One of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI More than five months later, one of the 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped has been found. According to The Guardian (2014) on…
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Self-compassion leads to positive body image in women

IANS Toronto – Women who accept and tolerate their bodily imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their high body mass index…
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Villagers bury woman to cure her after getting ‘shocked’

CEN AGENCY Villagers in India sprung into action after one of their neighbours was suffered a high voltage electric shock – by burying her up…
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Fruits and vegetables linked to mental well-being

IANS London – The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along…
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Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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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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