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Indonesia confident of hosting a good Asian Games in 2018

Incheon, Sep 21 (IANS) — Indonesia are confident of putting up a superb Asian Games show in 2018, said Rita Subowo,... (more...)

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Chinese shooters grab 3 of 4 gold medals on first day of Asian Games

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — China grabbed three of the four gold medals at stake... (more...)

Indian golfers have strong medal chances: Coach

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) — India’s chief golf coach Jasjit Singh feels that the men and women’s teams have... (more...)

Asian Games open in Incheon with spectacular ceremony

Incheon, Sep 19 (IANS) — The 17th Asian Games opened with a spectacular ceremony here Friday, culminating years of... (more...)

Punjab CM recommends hockey legend Balbir for Bharat Ratna

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) — Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday recommended three-time Olympic gold medallist... (more...)

‘Let’s Do This’: Andy Murray tweets support for Scottish independence on day of vote

By Stephen Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon... (more...)

North Korean team welcomed at Asian Games; Indonesia set to be named host of 2018 edition

By Christopher Bodeen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Flags have been raised, political hurdles crossed,... (more...)

‘Let’s Do This’: Andy Murray tweets support for Scottish independence on day of vote

By Stephen Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon... (more...)

Flag-raising a hit, break dancers not so much as North Korean team welcomed to Asia Games

By Eric Talmadge THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — First hurdle cleared — the Asian Games organizers... (more...)

Sardar named India’s flag bearer for Asian Games

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) — Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh will be the country’s flag bearer at the Opening... (more...)

‘Let’s Do This’: Andy Murray tweets support for Scottish independence on day of vote

By Stephen Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon... (more...)

Olympic fencing champion China’s flag bearer at Asiad

Incheon, Sep 18 (IANS) — Chinese fencer Lei Sheng, who won the men’s foil gold at the 2012 London Olympics, will... (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

The model is wearing an outfit by Le Chateau and Aldo shoes. For more pictures visit: www.turbanesque.com

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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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Japan human trials

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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