Vancouver

  • Vancouver Lions beat Punjab Thunders 5746 in WKL September 14, 2014

    Bhatinda: Vancouver Lions defeated Punjab Thunders by 5746 to register their second win in as many six matches of the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) on Sunday . The first quarter of the match started with opening points for the Vancouver Lions by Gagandeep Satti. After a couple of tussle between...
  • World Kabaddi League: Lahore Lions outplay Vancouver Lions August 10, 2014

    London: They turned up quite jetlagged after landing in the wee hours but Pakistan's Lahore Lions roared quite loud in their opening match of the World Kabaddi League, comprehensively beating Vancouver Lions on Sunday. The team, which landed in the city only past midnight and faced its fair share of logistical...
  • IndoCanadian women face racism at Vancouver bar November 11, 2013

    Toronto: An IndoCanadian woman has alleged that she and her friends faced racist slurs at a bar in the city of Vancouver in Western Canada. Jas Dhillon and her friends all IndoCanadians were celebrating her 26th birthday on October 19 at a bar in Gastown area when its manager...
  • Shabana Azmi to get her fourth doctorate June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Shabana Azmi is the most academically qualified actress in India by far and now the veteran actress is all set to receive another doctorate, this time from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver Wednesday. This would be the 'Masoom' actress's fourth honorary degree. Earlier, she has received the same honour...
  • Vancouver to host FIFA women's World Cup final March 22, 2013

    Vancouver: Vancouver was named host city for the final of the FIFA women's World Cup in Canada. The competition, which is slated to run from June 6-July 6, 2015, will kick off with the opening ceremony and opening matches in Edmonton. Canada, as the hosts, have been named as the...
  • 2 Canadian schools receives human remains June 6, 2012

    Montreal: Packages containing a human foot and hand were discovered at two schools in Vancouver, in what could be the latest gruesome twist in the case of a Canadian porn actor suspected of dismembering and eating his former lover. Police said they could not immediately confirm if the body parts in...
  • Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes off of Vancouver September 10, 2011

    Vancouver: A magnitude6.4 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of British Columbia, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at a depth of 14.3 miles (23 kilometers) about 173 miles (279 kilometers) west of Vancouver, the USGS said. The quake was initially reported to have a magnitude of...
  • Melbourne best city, Mumbai ranked 116th: survey August 31, 2011

    Delhi that was at the 113th position in 2010 in the survey, went up one point this year to at the 112 position....
  • Tornadoes devastate US, killing at least 290 April 29, 2011

    Alabama: Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors on Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 290 people were killed across six states in the US more than twothirds of them in Alabama,...
  • Kanishka crash perjury trial starts in Canada September 10, 2010

    Vancouver: A Canadian man's own actions will prove he lied to a court about having no knowledge of the conspiracy that led to the deadly bombing of Air India Flight 182 in 1985, prosecutors said at the start of a perjury trial on Thursday. Inderjit Singh Reyat is accused of lying...
  • Sikh man charged with killing father in Canada March 7, 2010

    Vancouver: A Sikh man who beat his father to death last December in the family home in Calgary city was charged with homicide. Police said Ranjit Rana Singh, 30, faces seconddegree murder charges in the death of his father Harinder Singh. The 60yearold Singh had suffered critical injuries after an assault...
  • Pics: Ice romance at Vancouver Olympics February 25, 2010

    Dancers perform during the ice dance original dance figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. ...
  • Shiva Keshavan disappoints at Winter Olympics February 15, 2010

    Vancouver: Embroiled in a uniform controversy, Shiva Keshavan faired poorly on the field as he finished a disappointing 29th in the disasterhit men's luge event of the Winter Olympics on Monday. Keshavan clocked overall 3 hours and 18.473 minutes after four runs to finish 29th out of the 38 athletes, who...
  • Vancouver ranked world's most liveable city February 12, 2010

    Sydney: Vancouver has again topped a list of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world, giving the Canadian west coast city an extra boost as it opens the 2010 Winter Olympics. In the annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Vancouver scored 98 percent on a combination of stability,...
  • Keshavan defies fractured back for Winter Olympics February 11, 2010

    Whistler (British Columbia): Indian luger Kannan Palan Shiva Keshavan has defied doctors' orders to slide down the world's fastest track at the Vancouver Olympics with a fractured back. Himalayanborn Shiva Keshavan was told that he had a fracture in his 10th vertebra in January but wild horses would not keep him...
  • Dalai Lama gets Fetzer prize for love and forgiveness September 28, 2009

    Vancouver: The Dalai Lama joined Bishop Desmond Tutu, eBay founder Pierre Omidyan, Power of Now author Eckhart Tolle, Nobel laureates and other spiritual leaders here to call for change in the world through compassion. The Tibetan spiritual leader, who is here to lead the Vancouver Peace Summit, and Bishop Tutu...
  • Sania overcomes Fichman, enters Vancouver final August 9, 2009

    Vancouver: Sania Mirza came back strongly after dropping the first set to beat Canadian Sharon Fichman 67(6), 63, 62 and enter the women's singles final at the Odium Brown Vancouver Open tennis championships in Vancouver. Top seed Sania's titleclash will be with another Canadian, secondseeded Stephanie Dubois, who beat American Mashona...
  • 4 arrested in Vancouver for attacking Indians June 10, 2009

    Vancouver: Four white Canadians were on Tuesday charged with a racial assault on a group of Indians at Langley on the outskirts of Vancouver. According to police, the six Indianorigin men were playing tennis at the weekend when the four suspects approached them and started shouting "racially based expletives.'' The assailants, who...
  • In Pics: Akshay, the Kinng of Vancouver August 6, 2008

    After dazzling the audience in Los Angeles and Toronto, Akshay Kumar had Vancouver in raptures last Saturday, as he landed in a chopper to promote his upcoming release Singh Is Kinng. ...
  • Woman gives birth to 4 boys, 2 girls June 16, 2007

    Vancouver: A woman gave birth to six babies at a hospital in Vancouver, the first time sextuplets are believed to have been born in Canada, local media reported on Monday. British Columbia Women's Hospital declined to confirm or deny the births of what media reports said were four boys and...