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Indian paddlers return home empty handed from Asiad

Incheon, Oct 2 (IANS) — Indian paddlers will return home empty handed from the 17th Asian Games as the country’s... (more...)

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Manipur to accord mega reception to Mary Kom

Imphal, Oct 2 (IANS) — The Manipur government will accord a grand reception to Asian Games gold medallist boxer M.C.... (more...)

Oslo withdraw from 2022 Winter Olympic Games bid\

Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) — Oslo withdrew its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games after the Norwegian government rejected... (more...)

IOC ‘satisfied’ with Rio 2016 preparations

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 2 (IANS) — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it was ‘satisfied’ with the... (more...)

Asian Games: Indian women paddlers Manika, Ankita ousted

Incheon, Oct 2 (IANS) — Indian women paddlers Manika Batra and Ankita Das lost their respective matches and were knocked... (more...)

Asian Games: Mary Kom strikes gold, Tintu gives silver lining (Roundup)

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — M.C. Mary Kom punched her way to India’s first women’s Asiad boxing gold and Tintu... (more...)

Asian Games: Shocked Sarita refuses her medal

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — Indian boxer Sarita Devi Wednesday refused to wear her bronze medal and left it at the podium... (more...)

India wary of poor Asiad hockey final record against Pakistan (Preview)

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — Two-time champions India will be wary of their poor 1-7 record in the Asian Games final against... (more...)

Mary Kom punches her way to Asiad gold

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — India’s M.C. Mary Kom punched her way to India’s first women’s boxing gold... (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...)

Women’s World Cup organizers focus on the positives of global soccer show

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Ticket sales have started well and organizers of the 2015 Women’s... (more...)

Asian Games: Indian men face Pakistan in hockey final

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — Two-time champions India will be facing arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan in the... (more...)

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The cost of not controlling Ebola in Africa? Cases elsewhere, experts warn

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The revelation that a man with Ebola was diagnosed in a Texas hospital could be seen as the…
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Health Canada bans some drugs from India on quality concerns

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Health Canada says it is banning imports of some medications and drug ingredients produced in India due to concerns about…
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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

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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 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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