Canada

  • Visa row: India wants Canada to repent quick May 27, 2010

    New Delhi: With public outrage mounting over the denial of visas to several serving and retired officials of security agencies, India on Thursday warned Canada that it will retaliate suitably if Ottawa does not respond within "a few days". "We have written to the External Affairs Ministry about it. If the...
  • Denial of visa unfair: Canadian lawyer May 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Canada has been literally on a visa denial spree to many serving or retired armed forces officers for almost two years now. Hayer hopes the Indian government will get Canada to make amends. Hayer said, "The visa officer in the Canada High Commission was completely unfair since he has no...
  • Ex-IB officer says Canada insulted him May 26, 2010

    The Canadian High Commision in India accused the Intelligence Bureau of indulging in terrorism while denying visa to a former IB official SS Sidhu. Speaking to CNN-IBN Sidhu said that he felt insulted by Canadian authorities. "I feel insulted. Canada should not treat us like this. Government of India should take...
  • Canadian embassy insults India again May 26, 2010

    New Delhi: The Canadian High Commission surely needs a lesson in diplomacy. It first called the Border Security Force (BSF) a "notoriously violent force" and now it turns out it claimed the Intelligence Bureau is involved in terrorism. CNN-IBN learns the High Commission in New Delhi rejected the application of a...
  • Canada regrets calling BSF anti-human unit May 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The Canadian government has expressed regret over the denial of visa to former BSF jawan Fateh Singh Pandher from Punjab. Fateh was refused a Canadian immigration visa as he was working for the BSF, which Canada said, has a history of war crimes to its credit. The External Affairs...
  • Canada calls BSF anti-human, violent unit May 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The Canadian High Commission has rejected an immigration application of an Indian for working in the Border Security Force which the Canadian authority says, is a notorious force that is engaged in systematic attacks on civilians. Fateh Singh Pandher, a retired jawan from the BSF, had applied to travel...
  • I'm a cancer survivor: Lisa Ray May 8, 2010

    Actor and model Lisa Ray's shown true grit, in her battle with cancer...dealing with the side-effects like hair loss, with poise. Amrita Tripathi has this exclusive interview. 'I'm a cancer survivor' It's the perfect shot...and another...and another. There's no doubt the camera LOVES actress and model Lisa Ray Spanning several hours,...
  • Canada too warns of terror attack in Delhi May 2, 2010

    Toronto: Canada has joined US and Australia in warning their citizens who may be travelling to India about a threat of an imminent terrorist attack in the capital New Delhi. In an email circulated yesterday to registered Canadians living in India, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade said, "while...
  • Canada to air its first porn TV channel April 28, 2010

    Toronto: Canada, which is home to the world's first Naked News channel, finally joins the US and other western nations in getting its first full-fledged pornography TV channel. Called Vanessa, the French-language porn channel will start airing from October 28. Though to be broadcast nationally, it will mainly target Quebec which...
  • US reports deadly fungus scare April 26, 2010

    A potentially deadly strain of airborne fungus is reportedly spreading among animals and humans in the United States and Canada. The US Centre for Diseases Control has confirmed over 50 cases of infection so far. ...
  • You don't mess with this mother goose April 22, 2010

    Where a group of delivery men in Ontario learnt a good lesson - never mess with a mother goose! This, after a goose decided to build its nest right outside a beer shop. ...
  • 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 second-degree murder charges in the death of his father Harinder Singh. The 60-year-old Singh had suffered critical injuries after an assault...
  • Fuchs stars as Germany blast Canada 6-0 March 3, 2010

    New Delhi Defending champions Germany toyed with Canada before subjecting them to a 6-0 plastering in their second Pool A match of the hockey World Cup on Wednesday. Playing a fast-paced and one-touch hockey, the reigning Olympic champions and world number one side dictated terms for most part of the match...
  • New Zealand beat Canada in close game March 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Ryan Archibald's strike minutes before the hooter helped New Zealand edge past Canada 3-2 in a Pool A match of the Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Monday. Going by the world rankings, there is little to choose between the two teams and it...
  • Sex-for-immigration lands Canadian judge in dock February 23, 2010

    Toronto: A former judge of the powerful Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board is in the dock for seeking sex from a South Korean woman refugee for granting her Canadian residence. A court in Toronto on Monday heard that Steve Ellis, now 50, told the then 25-year-old refugee claimant Ji-Hye Kim in...
  • Canada deports '84 IA hijacker to India January 27, 2010

    Toronto: Canada on Tuesday deported the mastermind of the 1984 Indian Airline hijacker to India. Parminder Singh Saini, 46, who took refuge in Toronto 15 years ago and faced deportation to India, was put on the plane back to India earlier on Tuesday, officials said. Saini was escorted by officials of...
  • Terrorists trying to enter US from Canada: Reports January 13, 2010

    Toronto: Canada has raised alert at its airports following intelligence reports that terrorists are trying to enter the US through the country. Intelligence reports from British and US agencies have warned Canada that 20 Yemeni-trained terrorists are trying to enter North America, according to the Canadian Television network on Tuesday. Canadian...
  • US, UK warn citizens against visiting India December 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Four major industrialised countries - the United States, the UK, Australia and Canada - believe that India is high on the hit-list of terror groups and ahead of New Year they have issued travel advisories warning their citizens of more attacks in India. The US advisory says that terror...
  • Touted best among G8, Canadian economy on rebound December 15, 2009

    Toronto: Touted as the best among all the G8 economies during the current global slowdown, the Canadian economy is set for a rebound, according to the country's top bank. In a report on Monday, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) said the economy will return to positive growth in...
  • World's biggest uranium firm coming to India December 2, 2009

    Toronto: Canada's Cameco, the world's biggest mining company, is set to enter India. Cameco, which accounts for 15 per cent of the world's uranium production on Wednesday said the civil nuclear deal the two countries have agreed to sign has opened "an exciting opportunity" for it. The global giant, which has opened...
  • India, Canada agree on historic nuclear deal November 29, 2009

    Port of Spain: India and Canada have agreed on a civil nuclear deal that will enable New Delhi to access Canadian nuclear technology and uranium after a gap of 34 years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the development "augurs extremely well" for the ties between the nations. The deal is likely...
  • India, Canada clinch nuclear deal after 34-yr chill November 29, 2009

    Port of Spain: Ending months of complex negotiations, India and Canada on Saturday announced the conclusion of a civil nuclear deal that will enable New Delhi to access Canadian nuclear technology and uranium after a gap of 34 years. The breakthrough was announced after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks...
  • Canadian journos twisted logic: Indian nuke unsafe November 18, 2009

    Toronto: Even as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resolved to deepen bilateral ties, the Canadian media says a nuclear deal could be risky because of terrorist threats to India's sites. They cite the recent alert at India's nuclear facilities as a warning to the...
  • Want prosperity? Index ranks Finland as place to be October 27, 2009

    Singapore: For those who value their freedom of expression as much as health, wealth, and prosperity, then Finland is the place to be, with an index ranking the Nordic nation the best in the world. The 2009 Legatum Prosperity Index, published on Tuesday and compiled by an independent policy, advocacy and...
  • Seeing is believing: check out this big egg October 7, 2009

    Ottawa: A hen in Canada has laid probably the largest egg in the poultry history of this country. Three times the size of a normal egg, this one weighs 143 grams and is as heavy as a baseball. The recording-breaking egg was laid on last Friday on Laurie McCannell's farm in...
  • Want to settle abroad? Canada's the best bet October 6, 2009

    Toronto: Canada has been lauded as a role model for the rest of the world for accepting new immigrants. A new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) praises Canada for its liberal and fair immigration policies. Canada accepts more immigrants per capita than any other nation on earth in...
  • Indian family outraged as son's killer will walk free soon September 9, 2009

    Toronto: An Indian-Canadian family in Toronto said they have been 'betrayed by law' as the killer of their son will walk free within months. A 15-year-old boy had admitted to second-degree murder of their 14-year-old son Ravi Dharamdial last October in a court in Brampton city on the outskirts of Toronto. Ravi,...
  • Top Canadian politician kills cyclist in road rage September 2, 2009

    Toronto: A top Canadian politician who served as Ontario's attorney general faces murder charges for killing a cyclist in the heart of Toronto on Monday night. Forty-three-old Michael Bryant, who became the youngest attorney general - equivalent to home minister in India - of Canada's most powerful province of Ontario with...
  • Toronto girl is crowned new Miss India-Canada August 24, 2009

    Toronto: In the biggest South Asian beauty pageant in North America, 25-year-old Aanchal Dogra was crowned Miss India-Canada 2009 in Toronto on Sunday night. Hailing from Mississauga on the outskirts of Toronto, Dogra was also the oldest contestant among 16 Indian-Canadian girls who vied for the title. "I cannot believe that...
  • Terror scare: Mind your body language in Canada August 14, 2009

    Toronto: Canada will deploy 'behaviour detection officers' at its airports soon to spot terrorists and criminals. These officers in plainclothes will watch air passengers for physiological or bodily hints of any hostile intent in their behaviour as they pass through concourses and departure lounges. The officers will be trained to study air...