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Myanmar to host Asian junior wrestling championships

Yangon, Jan 17 (IANS) — Myanmar will host the Asian junior wrestling championships for the first time in Nay Pyi Taw... (more...)

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Myanmar to host Asian Junior Wrestling Championships

Yangon, Dec 26 (IANS) — Myanmar will host the 2015 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Nay Pyi Taw in June, inviting... (more...)

Myanmar to host Asian Junior Wrestling Championships

Ysngon, Dec 26 (IANS) — Myanmar will host the 2015 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Nay Pyi Taw in June, inviting... (more...)

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Video: An Indian village churns out brawny bouncers by the hundreds

Their training camp is found in a rural village on the southern rim of Delhi where its countryside community is known for... (more...)

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B.C. wrestler awarded belated gold medal

Burnaby Central Secondary School’s Amar Dhesi is the province’s top high school wrestler and will be headed to... (more...)

National women’s wrestling championships in Gonda from Friday

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) — The 59th women’s National Wrestling Championships will start Friday at Gonda, Uttar... (more...)

Complete road project within timeframe: Himachal CM

Kotkhai (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Wednesday asked a private... (more...)

Asian Games MMA

Top Indian wrestlers mentor others as nation aims for more success at major international meets

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt (top) reacts after winning against China’s Yeerlanbieke Katai (bottom) in the men’s... (more...)

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...)

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...)

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‘A girl is far more responsible’: Man convicted of notorious Delhi bus gang rape blames victim in prison interview

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RANIA

Complaint filed against judge who refused to hear Montreal woman wearing a hijab

MONTREAL GAZETTE CBC is reporting that a Montreal man has filed a complaint against the judge who refused to hear a woman’s case unless she…
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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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Health Check

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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Alberta deaths

Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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Merck gives free license allowing cheap versions of its HIV drug for children in poor nations

LINDA A. JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. — Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to…
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