Canada

  • Badminton: Anand Pawar bows out of Canada Open Grand Prix 03-07-2014 03:45 PM

    Vancouver: India's campaign ended at the Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament as Anand Pawar crashed out of the men's singles event after going down to Kuei Chun Shih of Chinese Taipei in a keenly contested pre-quarterfinal match, here. The fourth seeded Indian fought well before losing 22-24, 21-17, 15-21...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar in third round of Canada Open 02-07-2014 12:47 PM

    Vancouver: India's Anand Pawar reached the men's singles pre-quarterfinals of the Canada Open Grand Prix tournament with a straight-game win over local shuttler Bobby Milroy. The Indian thrashed the qualifier 21-12, 21-11 yesterday to set up a clash with Chinese Taipei's Kuei Chun Shih. The fourth seed had defeated Korea's...
  • Canada's Surrey plans South Asian cultural hub 05-06-2014 12:19 PM

    Toronto: Canadian city Surrey is set to boast of a "South Asian cultural shopping district" with the authorities seeking to legalise and re-zone the present commercial encroachment of the Newton industrial land into a new commercial zone, a report said. The request for re-designating the site will be considered by...
  • Canada: Gunman shoots 3 police officers dead 05-06-2014 08:34 AM

    Moncton: Three police officers were shot dead and two others injured Wednesday in the east coast Canadian province of New Brunswick, officials said, and authorities were searching for a suspect. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in New Brunswick confirmed on its Twitter feed that three officers were dead and two...
  • Facebook helps police find newborn's kidnapper 28-05-2014 05:55 PM

    Facebook can not just make or break relationships, it can also find a missing child. The Quebec Police in Canada have cracked a newborn kidnapping case using a Facebook post early this week. The Facebook post - showing a photo of the vehicle and the 21-year-old woman driving it with...
  • World's first 'Pizza Cake': A 6-tier, fast food monster created by popular Canadian pizza chain after taking a customer poll 23-04-2014 10:21 AM

    Canadian pizza chain Boston Pizza has created the world's first pizza cake - after customers overwhelmingly voted in favour of the six-tier fast food monster. It has 5,000 calories and is part of the chain's 'pizza game changers' series, the Daily Mirror reported and published a photo of the cake....
  • Hackers exploit Heartbleed bug to attack Canada tax agency, more expected 15-04-2014 01:28 PM

    Boston: Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow. The breach allowed hackers to extract social insurance numbers, which are used for employment and gaining...
  • No Indian among those killed in Kabul Taliban attack: MEA 21-03-2014 09:31 PM

    No Indian is among the fatalities in a Taliban attack on a Kabul hotel, the Indian external affairs ministry said on Friday. "No Indian has been killed. We have confirmed this," a ministry official said. Earlier, reports had said that an Indian was among the nine people killed in a...
  • BlackBerry selling most of its real estate holdings in Canada 21-03-2014 07:42 PM

    New York: BlackBerry is selling most of its real estate holdings in Canada as the struggling smartphone company continues to look for ways to improve its business. BlackBerry did not disclose the buyer or purchase price, but said Friday that it will sell more than 3 million square feet of...
  • Photo: Meet Canadian Sikh Sarwan Singh, a Guinness World Record holder for the world's longest beard at 8.25 feet 11-03-2014 02:16 PM

    A Sikh from Canada, Sarwan Singh, displays his 8.25 feet long beard during a news conference in Ahmedabad. Singh has his name in the Guinness Book of World Record since 2008. ...
  • Obama to deliver beer to Canada PM, after losing hockey bet 08-03-2014 12:13 PM

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh...
  • Russia tops medals table as Sochi Games end, Canada wins hockey 23-02-2014 10:09 PM

    Sochi: The Winter Olympics drew to a close on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men's ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes have tested positive for a banned substance dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most...
  • U-19 World Cup: West Indies, England cruise into quarter-finals 18-02-2014 09:08 PM

    Dubai: England and the West Indies advanced to the quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup when they comfortably won their decisive Group C and D matches respectively on Tuesday. England overcame Sunday's heart-breaking loss to Sri Lanka by bouncing back to defeat New Zealand by 115 runs at...
  • Japan down Canada to make maiden Davis Cup quarters 02-02-2014 03:01 PM

    Hosts Japan sailed into the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time with a 4-1 victory against an injury-plagued Canada on Sunday. Japanese number one Kei Nishikori was leading 6-2, 1-0 on the indoor hard court at Tokyo's Ariake Coliseum when his opponent Frank Dancevic retired with injury, surrendering the...
  • Canadian police charge Justin Bieber with assaulting a limousine driver 30-01-2014 01:07 PM

    Toronto: Canadian police charged Justin Bieber on Wednesday with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto in December, the latest in a string of legal troubles for the young pop star. The alleged incident happened in the early hours of December 30, when the limousine picked up six people including Bieber,...
  • Sunny Leone: I would have been nothing if my husband wasn't by my side 18-01-2014 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: From being an adult film actress to creating waves in Bollywood, Sunny Leone has come a long way in the past few years. The Indo-Canadian talent credits her husband Daniel Weber for her success. The duo got married in 2011. "I would have been nothing if Daniel wasn't by...
  • Ice storm leaves thousands powerless in US, Canada, over 20 dead 26-12-2013 07:17 AM

    Maine: Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada worked on Wednesday to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses left in the dark by last weekend's ice storm, and people slowly trickled out of shelters to spend Christmas Day at their finally warm homes. But...
  • Ice storm leaves 500,000 without power in US , Canada 25-12-2013 11:47 AM

    More than 500,000 homes and businesses were still without power on Tuesday in parts of central and northeastern US and into Canada after a weekend ice and snow storm rolled across the region. At least 14 people have been killed in the storm. The US National Weather Service said more...
  • Google suspected of breaking Canada's antitrust laws 14-12-2013 02:54 PM

    San Francisco: Government regulators in Canada are poised to open a formal investigation into whether Google is abusing its dominance of the Internet search market to stifle competition and drive up digital advertising prices. Canada's Competition Bureau indicated in a filing made in an Ottawa federal court earlier this week...
  • We deserved to win, says India junior hockey coach 07-12-2013 11:33 PM

    New Delhi: India's chief coach Greg Clark begs to differ with his Canadian counterpart that the hosts were lucky to earn the 3-2 win Saturday, saying his wards were the deserving winner in the Pool C encounter as they completely dominated the match. It was a hard-earned victory for India...
  • Junior Hockey WC: Gurjinder winner revives India with win over Canada 07-12-2013 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: A nervous India were made to wait until the 69th minute, when a penalty corner after a video referral gave Gurjinder Singh the chance to send home the winner and keep India's chances to reach the quarter-finals alive with a 3-2 win in a Pool C encounter of...
  • As it happened: India vs Canada, Junior Hockey World Cup 07-12-2013 07:31 PM

    The 10th Junior Hockey World Cup got underway at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Friday with 16 teams in the fray to win the crown. India, in Pool C alongside the Netherlands, Korea and Canada, began their campaign with a 2-3 defeat against the Dutch...
  • Junior Hockey World Cup: India in must-win territory against Canada 07-12-2013 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: India fought well against the Netherlands on Friday, but went down. On Saturday, they will have to fight again, but only a win will keep them alive in the 10th FIH Junior Men's Hockey World Cup. The four-team nature of the pool stage means that India's gallant 2-3...
  • Junior Hockey WC: Korea thrash Canada 7-4 06-12-2013 06:14 PM

    New Delhi: South Korea thrashed Canada 7-4 in the opening match of the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. It took Korea only a couple of minutes to make a mark in the tournament when Seo Inwoo deflected a free hit, driven...
  • India will be a tough team to beat: Canada coach 06-12-2013 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: Canada coach Paul Bundy on Friday said India will be a tough team to beat when the two sides clash at the Hockey Junior World Cup on Saturday. Bundy looked disappointed after his side was thrashed by South Korea 4-7 in the Pool C opener at the Major...
  • Will give tough competition to Korea, says Canada junior hockey coach 05-12-2013 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: Canada coach Paul Bundy on Thursday said they are looking to give tough competition to South Korea in their Hockey Junior World Cup opener at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. Post their morning practice session here on Thursday, the Canadian team looked motivated and...
  • Indian developer buys Canadian London embassy building for $ 530 mn 29-11-2013 12:18 PM

    Ottawa: Canada has sold a large embassy building in London's luxury Mayfair district to Indian developer Lodha Dwellers Pvt for $ 530 million, the Canadian foreign ministry said on Thursday. Canada wanted to dispose of the large six-storey building in Grosvenor Square because it plans to consolidate all diplomatic activities...
  • CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka 14-11-2013 06:46 PM

    The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the three-day CHOGM summit that begins on Friday amid allegations of human rights violations against the Tamils in Sri Lanka's war against the LTTE. Unfazed by repeated references to the "war...
  • Ragini MMS 2: I hope the audience is scared of me, says Sunny Leone 13-11-2013 11:38 AM

    Mumbai: Indo-Canadian adult films star-turned-actress Sunny Leone is pretty excited about her film 'Ragini MMS 2' and hopes that the audience will be scared of her for the first time in the movie. "I am very excited about 'Ragini MMS 2.' It has been one year, we have been shooting...
  • Indo-Canadian women face racism at Vancouver bar 11-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Toronto: An Indo-Canadian 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 Indo-Canadians- were celebrating her 26th birthday on October 19 at a bar in Gastown area when its manager allegedly...