CANADA

  • LNG: Canada assures India of stable supply October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India can depend on Canada as a reliable supplier of liquified natural gas (LNG) for decades to come, the country's Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, said on Monday. "We have vast natural resources in Canada. India, as one of the world's largest energy consumers, is looking to...
  • 'Libya wouldn't go from Gaddafi to Jefferson overnight' September 17, 2012

    Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird, while condemning the Benghazi terror attack in which the US Ambassador to Tripoli was killed along with three others, also said the transition in Libya from Muammar Gaddafi to Thomas Jefferson will take a while. ...
  • Canada Foreign Minister expresses shock at US envoy killing September 13, 2012

    Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird termed the Libya attack "outrageous" and said he is hopeful that the guilty will be punished. ...
  • Indian American director's film wins US awards August 28, 2012

    Washington: 9 Eleven, a Bollywoodstyle thriller by Indian American director Manan Singh Katohara, has won the Best Feature and Best Director awards at the 2012 World Music & Independent Film Festival (WMIFF) here. Written and directed by Katohora, who won the 2012 Rising Star Award for the film at Canada...
  • Olympics: Canada win bronze in women's football August 9, 2012

    London: A stoppagetime goal from Diana Matheson gave Canada their first Olympic women's football medal with a 10 victory over France in Thursday's bronze medal match here. The outcome was cruel for France, who had dominated the game until that point and missed a string of excellent chances. Matheson struck with 30...
  • Srikkanth liberated me as a batsman: Gavaskar August 9, 2012

    Toronto: Reminiscing his glory days, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar rated Kris Srikkanth as the best opening partner he had, saying that the righthander "liberated" him as a batsman. "As my opening partner, Srikkanth somehow liberated me as a batsman. He used to encourage me to play the shots that I...
  • Needle found in sandwich on Air Canada flight August 1, 2012

    Toronto: A passenger on a domestic Air Canada flight found a sewing needle in a catered sandwich, prompting authorities to investigate the bizarre incident. The needle was found in a sandwich served to a passenger on Monday on a flight from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. Air Canada said that it...
  • TsongaRaonic tie creates Olympics tennis record August 1, 2012

    London: The longest set in Olympic history was played at Wimbledon on Tuesday when JoWilfried Tsonga of France defeated Milos Raonic of Canada 63, 36, 2523 in the second round. Tsonga leaped and roared when he won on his fourth match point with a drop volley. Raonic congratulated Tsonga with a...
  • 2 killed, 19 injured in shooting at Toronto party July 18, 2012

    Toronto: A teenage girl and a man in his early 20s were killed and 19 others, including a toddler, injured in an exchange of gunfire after an altercation broke out among some present at a large barbecue party in Toronto. "This is the worst incident of gun violence anywhere in North...
  • NRI asked to pay alimony to wife in India June 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A nonresident Indian has been asked by a Delhi court to pay an alimony of Rs 33,000 a month to his estranged wife living in New Delhi. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Ila Rawat ordered Puneet Arora, residing in Canada with his parents and sister, to pay maintenance to...
  • Kanishka bomber appeals for perjury conviction June 15, 2012

    Toronto: Inderjit Singh Reyat, the lone man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing that killed 329 people, mostly Indians, on June 15 appealed against his perjury conviction in Canada's worst case of terrorism. Reyat was handed a nineyear prison sentence in 2011 for lying repeatedly at the 2003 trial...
  • India worst G20 country for a woman: Poll June 13, 2012

    London: Policies that promote gender equality, safeguards against violence and exploitation and access to healthcare make Canada the best place to be a woman among the world's biggest economies, a global poll of experts showed on Wednesday. Infanticide, child marriage and slavery make India the worst, the same poll concluded. Germany, Britain,...
  • 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...
  • Canada body parts suspect won't fight extradition June 6, 2012

    Berlin: The Canadian porn actor suspected of killing and dismembering a Chinese student in Montreal, then mailing his body parts to Canada's top political parties, has told German authorities he will not fight extradition, police said on Tuesday. Luka Magnotta, 29, appeared before a judge in the afternoon and was ordered...
  • Modi to address Gujaratis in US, Canada May 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address nonresident Gujaratis in the US and Canada via video conferencing on Sunday. Indian Gujarati Association of America had given an invitation to Modi to address them to celebrate the Gujarat Day. The telecast will go to 12 important cities of the US and Canada,...
  • Jayasuriya, Boucher unpaid after Canada farce May 15, 2012

    Toronto: Sanath Jayasuriya and Mark Boucher are among a group of international cricketers yet to be paid for their participation in a friendly Twenty20 in Canada this past weekend. A oneoff match between an International XI and Asia XI in Toronto's Rogers Centre, home of Major League Baseball's Toronto Blue...
  • Canada cricketers keen to tour Pakistan May 9, 2012

    Karachi: Canadian cricket authorities want to send their national side to tour Pakistan, Pakistani officials said on Wednesday, more than three years after international matches were halted in the troubled country. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said the tour was expected to go ahead after September this year and voiced...
  • India on copyright pirates list, says US May 2, 2012

    Washington: The United States on Monday again put Russia and China on its annual list of countries with the worst records of preventing the theft of copyrighted material and other intellectual property (IP), the US Trade Representative's office said. Argentina, Canada and India were also put on the "priority watch list,"...
  • Chennai kids to reach for the stars at NASA April 30, 2012

    Chennai: A batch of 750 students from four schools in the city are set to leave for the United States and Canada on a studycumpleasure tour for a fortnight from May 1 on what's already being lauded as a once in a lifetime opportunity as the kids are going to...
  • No outright independence from China: Dalai Lama April 29, 2012

    Toronto: The Tibetans are not seeking outright independence from China but "enough autonomy" for the survival of their culture, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said. "Tibetans are seeking enough autonomy for Tibet to allow its culture to survive, rather than outright independence," the Dalai Lama said at a news...
  • Canada: Sleepy pilot makes plane dive; 16 hurt April 17, 2012

    Toronto: A sleepy Air Canada pilot who mistakenly believed his jet was about to crash into a US military plane forced a sudden dive that caused 16 injuries among passengers and crew on a transatlantic flight, a report says. The Transportation Safety Board report released on Monday describes the 46 seconds...
  • Keeva: the dog that tracks blood sugar levels March 23, 2012

    Keeva is a diabetes alert dog in Canada and she's trained to recognize when blood sugar levels go high or low. ...
  • T20 qualifiers: Canada, Scotland record wins March 19, 2012

    Dubai: A half century from opener Ruvindu Gunasekera helped Canada beat Denmark and keep their playoff hopes alive in World Twenty20 qualifying, while Scotland stayed in the hunt with a win over Italy on Monday. Afghanistan and Namibia, meanwhile, remain unbeaten in the 16team tournament with victories over Hong Kong and...
  • Hong Kong stun Bermuda in World T20 qualifiers March 14, 2012

    Dubai: Captain Jamie Atkinson led Hong Kong to a stunning eightwicket victory over Bermuda by hitting a superb halfcentury in the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers on Wednesday. Also, spinner Shakti Gauchan took a hattrick as Nepal convincingly beat Denmark by nine wickets. Gauchan's was the first hattrick of the tournament and came...
  • Canada: 3 dead in passenger train derailment February 27, 2012

    Burlington (Canada): The mayor of Burlington, Ontario says three people are dead after a Canadian Via Rail passenger train derailed in his town Mayor Rick Goldring says emergency crews are working to pull other passengers from the wreckage and at least one air ambulance is on standby. Via Rail spokeswoman Michelle Lamarche...
  • Hockey: Canada maul Singapore, Poland rout Italy February 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Canada dished out a clinical display to thrash minnows Singapore 151 in a onesided game, while Poland walloped Italy 72 in the men's hockey Olympic qualification tournament here on Tuesday. Stunned 23 by 19thranked Poland in their last match, Canada came out with purpose and scored goals at will...
  • Women's team can still improve: Hockey coach February 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian women's hockey coach CR Kumar feels "there is still room for improvement," even though his team beat Canada comprehensively 41 in their second Olympic qualifier here on Sunday. "It was a good performance from the girls. 41 is a good scoreline for the team. I was particularly happy...
  • Resurgent Indian women beat Canada 41 February 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian women hit the straps in their second game of the Olympic qualifiers for hockey by beating Canada with a comfortable margin of 41 here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Sunday. The partisan crowd enjoyed an attacking display by the Indian team that scored three goals...
  • IndianCanadian claims he bribed Praful Patel February 3, 2012

    New Delhi: In more trouble for the UPA government, an Indiaborn Canadian has claimed that he paid Union Minister Praful Patel $ 250,000 as bribe in 2007. Nazir Karigar claimed that the bribe was paid to help Canadian firm Crypto Metric strike a $100million deal with Air India for a...
  • 3 Canadians jailed for life for 'honour killings' January 30, 2012

    Kingston: Three members of an Afghan Canadian family were found guilty of the 'honor killing' of three siblings and a fourth relative on Sunday after a highprofile trial that has fascinated Canadians. A jury in Kingston, Ontario, found the three husband and wife Mohammad Shafia and Tooba Mohammad Yahya, and...