Canada

  • Canada thwarts plot to blow up US-Canada rail line 23-04-2013 01:35 AM

    Toronto: Canadian security forces thwarted a plot to blow up a rail line between Canada and the United States and will announce arrests on Monday afternoon, police and intelligence agencies said. US security and law enforcement sources also said the suspects had sought to attack the railroad between Toronto and...
  • Chidambaram in Canada to woo investors 15-04-2013 10:15 AM

    Toronto: Finance Minister P Chidambaram arrived in Toronto on Monday on a two-day visit aimed at attracting Canadian investment in the infrastructure sector. He is being accompanied by top finance ministry and central bank officials, official sources said on Sunday. Finance Minister will kicks off the India investment roadshows in...
  • Chidambaram kicks off week-long trip to North America trip 14-04-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram will seek to drum up foreign investment from the United States and Canada this week to fund a record high current account deficit, even as policymakers debate the risks of over-reliance on foreign investors to finance the gap. As Chidambaram kicks off a week-long...
  • Chidambaram to begin Canada, US tour tomorrow 13-04-2013 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram is embarking on a week long visit to Canada and the US on Sunday to sell India's growth story to foreign investors and participate in the World Bank/IMF spring meetings in Washington. During his tour, he is expected to talk about the recent steps...
  • Milos Raonic lifts Canada by Italy, into Davis Cup semis 08-04-2013 08:46 PM

    Vancouver: Milos Raonic defeated Andreas Seppi 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 on Sunday to give Canada an insurmountable 3-1 lead over Italy in their Davis Cup quarter-final on Sunday. The Canadians advanced to a September semi-final against Serbia, which defeated the United States on Sunday. Canada has never been in the...
  • Canada's RBC outsourcing work to iGate: Report 08-04-2013 08:53 AM

    Toronto: Canada is investigating a report that its largest bank is using temporary foreign workers hired by outsourcing company iGate, which has most of its operations in India, to effectively replace existing staff, a situation the government said it would not accept. A Conservative government minister revealed the probe on...
  • Serbia and Canada one win away from the semis 07-04-2013 10:19 AM

    Serbia and Canada both won marathon doubles matches on Saturday to seize control of their Davis Cup quarter-finals in North America. Both matches were decided in the 28th game of the fifth and final set as Serbia grabbed a 2-1 lead over the United States in Idaho and Canada led...
  • Bangalore: Canadian PM visits 16th century Shiva temple 09-11-2012 09:29 AM

    Bangalore: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who is on a two-day visit to this tech-hub from Thursday, visited the 16th century Sri Someshwara (Shiva) Temple here with his wife Laureen and the accompanying 90-member official delegation. The temple was built by Bangalore city founder Kempe Gowda in the 16th century...
  • Canada to allow civil nuclear trade with India 06-11-2012 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Canadian firms will soon be able to export uranium and nuclear reactors to India for the first time in almost four decades following an agreement between the two countries, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Tuesday. It will end a penalty Canada imposed in 1976 after India...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Canada braces for impact 30-10-2012 12:36 PM

    Toronto: Canadian power-line workers are being sent to Vermont to help the US state cope with Hurricane Sandy as Canada also braces for the storm that is expected to bring high winds and heavy rain to a wide area and big waves to the Great Lakes. Hundreds of flights between...
  • Tsunami hits Hawaii after Canada earthquake 28-10-2012 05:12 PM

    Honolulu: Hawaii was hit by a tsunami on Saturday night prompting the authorities to order at least 100,000 people on the island state to move to higher ground. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the first tsunami wave was three feet high and less forceful than expected. Some forecasts had...
  • Canada: Tsunami warning issued after quake 28-10-2012 11:22 AM

    Anchorage, Alaska: The first wave from a small tsunami has been reported in a southeast Alaska community. State officials say a wave with a height of about 4 inches was measured in Craig late on Saturday evening. That was smaller than earlier forecasts, which said the wave could have been...