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  • We deserved to win, says India junior hockey coach December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: India's chief coach Greg Clark begs to differ with his Canadian counterpart that the hosts were lucky to earn the 32 win Saturday, saying his wards were the deserving winner in the Pool C encounter as they completely dominated the match. It was a hardearned victory for India as...
  • Junior Hockey WC: Gurjinder winner revives India with win over Canada December 7, 2013

    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 quarterfinals alive with a 32 win in a Pool C encounter of...
  • As it happened: India vs Canada, Junior Hockey World Cup December 7, 2013

    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 23 defeat against the Dutch team...
  • Junior Hockey World Cup: India in mustwin territory against Canada December 7, 2013

    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 fourteam nature of the pool stage means that India's gallant 23 loss...
  • Junior Hockey WC: Korea thrash Canada 74 December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: South Korea thrashed Canada 74 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 in...
  • India will be a tough team to beat: Canada coach December 6, 2013

    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 47 in the Pool C opener at the Major Dhyan...
  • Will give tough competition to Korea, says Canada junior hockey coach December 5, 2013

    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 prepared...
  • Indian developer buys Canadian London embassy building for $ 530 mn November 29, 2013

    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 sixstorey building in Grosvenor Square because it plans to consolidate all diplomatic activities in...
  • CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka November 14, 2013

    The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the threeday 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 crimes"...
  • Ragini MMS 2: I hope the audience is scared of me, says Sunny Leone November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: IndoCanadian adult films starturnedactress 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 the...
  • 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...
  • Justin Bieber gets in trouble for defacing a wall in Brazil November 7, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber is the subject of a complaint filed against him with Brazilian authorities for allegedly scrawling graffiti on the wall of an abandoned hotel in Rio de Janeiro, police said Wednesday. Officers were sent to the singer's hotel to ask him to explain his...
  • Have you visited the 'AllahRakha Rahman st' in Canada yet? November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: AR Rahman's music is remembered throughout the world for its charm and variety, but now, even his name will be remembered as a road's name. A street in Markham, Ontario, Canada is named after him. It will be called 'AllahRakha Rahman st'. AR Rahman, who is also known as...
  • Canada: Aircraft catches fire at Montreal airport; passengers, crew evacuated November 6, 2013

    Nearly 250 passengers have been evacuated as a fire break out on the tarmac at Montreal airport in Canada. Five people have suffered injuries. Most of the passengers slid down the emergency chute to safety. Initial reports suggest that the fire was caused by the luggage belt loader. ...
  • Lenovo will face obstacles in any BlackBerry deal October 18, 2013

    New York/Toronto: Chinese computer maker Lenovo, which has signed a nondisclosure deal to examine BlackBerry's books, faces regulatory obstacles if it bids for all of the company and will likely pursue just parts, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. BlackBerry said in August it was exploring options that...
  • Asia edged out by North America in wealth list September 25, 2013

    Hong Kong: Some 300,000 people joined Asia's millionaire ranks last year, according to a world wealth report released Wednesday, which also found that the region slipped behind a rebounding North America. The report by CapGemini and Royal Bank of Canada is the latest of several recent surveys highlighting the strong rise...
  • Canada: 6 dead as passenger train collides with a bus in Ottawa September 19, 2013

    A passenger train and a double-decker city bus collided on the outskirts of Ottawa on Wednesday, killing six people on the bus and injuring 30 others, emergency officials said. The front of the red double-decker bus was sheared off and the engine of the VIA Rail train had derailed, but the...
  • Serbia beat Canada to reach Davis Cup final September 15, 2013

    Belgrade: Serbia reached the Davis Cup final Sunday after Janko Tipsarevic won the decisive singles match against Vasek Pospisil to clinch a 3-2 victory over Canada. Tipsarevic beat Pospisil 7-6 (3), 6-2, 7-6 (6) to send Serbia into the final against the Czech Republic, which beat Argentina at home. Earlier Sunday, top-ranked...
  • Novak Djokovic lifts Serbia to 2-2 tie against Canada in Davis Cup September 15, 2013

    Belgrade: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic beat Milos Raonic in straight sets Sunday to lift Serbia to a 2-2 tie with Canada in their Davis Cup semi-finals. Djokovic won 7-6 (1), 6-2, 6-2 in a 2-hour, 8 minute match on an indoor clay court at Belgrade Arena. The best of five series will be...
  • Canada win epic doubles to take 2-1 lead over Serbia September 15, 2013

    Belgrade: Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil subdued Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-7 (6), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 10-8 in a rip-roaring doubles on Saturday to give Canada a 2-1 lead against 2010 winners Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final. Games went with serve in the final set until the tiring...
  • Djokovic puts Serbia ahead before Canada hit back September 14, 2013

    Belgrade: Serbia and Canada were level at 1-1 in their Davis Cup semi-final on Friday after Milos Raonic beat Janko Tipsarevic to redress the balance following Novak Djokovic's straight-sets win over Vasek Pospisil. Thriving in a partisan atmosphere similar to the one that carried Serbia to a 3-2 victory over France...
  • Davis Cup: Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Canada September 13, 2013

    Belgrade: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic blew past Vasek Pospisil to give Serbia a 1-0 lead over Canada in the Davis Cup semi-finals on Friday. Djokovic beat Pospisil 6-2, 6-0, 6-4 on an indoor clay court at Belgrade Arena. Djokovic, backing up from a four-set defeat to Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open final...
  • Davis Cup semi-final offers beaten Djokovic quick fix September 11, 2013

    London: If Novak Djokovic needed a quick fix for any post US Open blues, this week's Davis Cup semi-final against Canada in Belgrade could not have been better timed. The world No.1 saw his hopes of a second title at Flushing Meadows crushed by a rampant Rafael Nadal on Monday and...
  • Well-travelled Nestor awaits Davis Cup September 11, 2013

    When Canadian doubles star Daniel Nestor was playing in the US Open last week, his older daughter was back home in Toronto attending her first day of kindergarten. As they do almost every day of the 35 weeks Nestor is on the road, father and daughter shared the details of their...
  • Where G20 members stand on US military action against Syria September 7, 2013

    President Barack Obama had mixed results as he lobbied members of the G20 leading world economies to bolster international support for a military response to the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians. Here is where members of the G20 stand on intervention in Syria: AUSTRALIA Called, in a joint statement...
  • Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal demands to take up turban issue with Canadian August 23, 2013

    Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Friday, asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of Quebec province's move to impose a ban on wearing turban (head gear) and sporting kirpan (dagger) by Sikhs with the Canadian government immediately. The Union government should intervene in the matter...
  • Sports bar fined for racially discriminating against IndoCanadians August 18, 2013

    A popular sports bar in Canada has been fined for racially discriminating against three IndoCanadians by denying them entry for a graduation party two years ago. The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal ruled that Shark Club of Langley caused injury to the dignity and selfrespect of Surinderjit Rai, Manjit Gill...
  • Canadian street named after India's Father of Nation August 16, 2013

    A street in Canada's Winnipeg city has been named after Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of India's 67th Independence Day. The street leading to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will now be known as Honorary Mahatma Gandhi Way. At a ceremony yesterday, Mayor of Winnipeg Sam Katz said said it was...
  • Sikh groups seek prosecution of Sukhbir Badal in Canada August 14, 2013

    Having failed multiple times to nail Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, North American Sikh groups have now sought prosecution of his son Sukhbir in a Canadian court in an alleged case of human rights violation. Sukhbir is scheduled to visit Canada in September to hold meetings with the Canadian...
  • Nadal adopts wait and see approach in Montreal August 8, 2013

    Montreal: Rafael Nadal was cautious about predicting how his body would hold up in the runin to the U.S Open on Wednesday but did reveal that he had not missed the grind of the tennis tour during his absence from the game. The 12times grand slam champion, who took a break...