Wrestling

Asian Games: 17 foreign coaches train Kazakh athletes

Almaty (Kazakhstan), July 12 (IANS) — Seventeen foreign coaches are training Kazakhstan athletes for the Second Summer... (more...)

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CWG 2014: High Court reserves order on wrestlers’ plea

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a plea filed by five wrestlers including... (more...)

Court issues notice on wrestler’s plea for Glasgow CWG trial

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Monday sought a response from the central government and two sports... (more...)

Golfer Lahiri wins Indonesian Masters

Jakarta, April 27 (IANS) — Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri won his fourth Asian Tour title and first outside India with... (more...)

Top posts in sports bodies should have only sportspersons: Delhi HC

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Thursday said it may recommend to the Law Commission to consider... (more...)

Over 50 US wrestlers to participate in Cuba

Havana, Feb 8 (IANS) — More than 50 wrestlers from the US will participate in the 45th edition of the Cuban wrestling... (more...)

Canada's Chris Prickett (top) competes against Pakistan's Mohammed Salman during the men's 66 kg wrestling bronze medal match at the Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi on October 10, 2010. Prickett won the bronze. RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images

Indian officials announce launch of professional Olympic wrestling league

Canada’s Chris Prickett (top) competes against Pakistan’s Mohammed Salman during the men’s 66 kg wrestling... (more...)

Indian Wrestling League

India gets a professional wrestling league

IANS FILE: Belarus’ Ali Shabanau (blue) fights with India’s Narsingh Pancham Yadav (red) during the men’s... (more...)

Iranian wrestler banned for life

Tehran, Dec 14 (IANS) — Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Amir Aziz Ali-Akbari has been banned for life after testing positive... (more...)

Former freestyle wrestler Arjan Bhullar has taken up boxing with coach Manny Sobral at the North Burnaby Boxing Club. Bhullar  won gold at the 2010 Commonwealth games. Ric Ernst / PNG

Olympic wrestler makes the switch to boxing, but the long hours of training haven’t changed (w/video)

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Field Hockey

500 amateur athletes to gather in Surrey for Punjabi Sports Festival this weekend

File: Sott Tupper, and Kenny Pereira (in Red) work out during the team Canada field hockey practice at Surrey field hockey... (more...)

Amar Dhesi

Third-generation grappler from Burnaby earns scholarship to highly ranked Oregon State

HOWARD TSUMURA  VANCOUVER DESI  Burnaby Central Secondary School’s Amar Dhesi is one of the province’s top... (more...)

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Shadab (L) and Sanjana's relationship has finally been accepted by their families and they will be  getting married soon. Gagan Nayar/Hindustan Times Photo

Man in India to marry transgendered woman with both families’ blessings

VANCOUVER DESI After a nine-year relationship filled with “emotional turmoil,” a gay man in India has finally been accepted by his family and allowed to…
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File photo of a worker in a jungle in Quintana Roo State, Mexico. A baby girl was found abandoned in a jungle in India. Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images

Abandoned eight-month-old in India makes incredible survival in remote jungle area

CEN NEWS A group of Indian lumberjacks were shocked to find a baby girl in a remote jungle area after she had apparently been abandoned…
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A screen grab of Google Maps shows the northern Indian city of Bareilly, in which Bargauna village is located, where a mother was burnt alive when she confronted burglars in her home. Screengrab/Google Maps

Mom in India burnt alive by burglars in front of five-year-old daughter

CEN NEWS Indian woman Raaka Tamasi, 30, who apparently disturbed burglars that had broken into her house in the village of Bargauna in the northern…
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courtroom drama

A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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Blogs

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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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Left to right: Staff Sergeant Major John Buis, Trustee Harman Pandher, MLA Raj Chouhan, MP Peter Julian, Rajinder Pandher (my dad), Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley

A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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In this Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, photojournalists, with black bands around their mouth, participate in a protest against the gang rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai, in Gauhati, India. AP Photo/Anupam Nath

It’s time for India to step-up

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Life of a woman… A daughter, a wife, a mother and a widow. Each stage is directly entwined to a male,…
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rape shames society

High incidences of rape in India, reflect the values of society

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India is one of the oldest democracies in the world, and has all the laws in place that in an ideal…
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courtroom drama

A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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split spine malformation

Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Adam Berry/Getty Images

Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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Lakhan Kale

Disabled nine-year-old boy who spent days tethered to a Mumbai bus stop marks new beginning

VANCOUVER DESI This weekend marked a new beginning for the nine-year-old deaf and mute boy who made headlines across the globe after photos of him…
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Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014

Neymar coming to Kerala for ayurveda treatment?

IANS Thiruvananthapuram – TV channels in Kerala Tuesday went berserk, saying injured Brazilian footballer Neymar was likely to come to the state to undergo ayurveda…
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A hospital in Indian city of Pune celebrates the birth of every girl child by distributing sweets to the locals and offering free deliveries and care. AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

Revolutionary Indian hospital celebrates birth of every girl child with free deliveries, post-delivery care and sweets

QUAID NAJMI IANS  Pune – The peace in Pune’s Hadapsar area was suddenly shattered by a man banging away at a steel plate with a…
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mentally disabled

India’s holy city Varanasi offers bounty to locals who help them commit street ‘lunatics’ to an asylum

CEN AGENCY An Indian city is offering a bounty to locals to help them round up people with mental problems so that they can be…
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