Canada

  • Manmohan 'happy' over Indo-Pak talks June 26, 2010

    Toronto: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed his happiness over the success of the talks between India and Pakistan in Islamabad. Singh, who reached Toronto on Saturday for the G20 summit, said Pakistan's approach towards India had improved and New Delhi hopes to sustain the talks. He added that India would...
  • Gandhi is hero for protesters at G-20 summit June 26, 2010

    Toronto: As Toronto virtually went under lockdown before the G-20 summit beginning Saturday, anti-globalisation protesters marched through city streets to give the security forces a tough time. In one such anti-poverty protest, Mahatma Gandhi figured prominently. As more than 200 protesters played hide and seek with security forces, one could...
  • Canada police arrest many ahead of G-20 meet June 25, 2010

    Toronto: On Thursday, A 53-year-old unidentified man has been arrested near the G-20 meeting venue here after police found that his car contained a chainsaw, crossbow and fuel containers. The man, hailing from Ontario, was pulled over just a block from where tall steel fences have been erected to protect...
  • Do sexual harassment laws lack clarity? June 22, 2010

    On Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose speaks to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • 'Davidar had flirtatious relationship with Lisa' June 21, 2010

    The lawyer of David Davidar admits he had a 'consensual relationship' with former Penguin Canada employee. ...
  • Davidar's defence: flirtatious relationship June 21, 2010

    Tennis games, cream-filled biscuits, the theatre, the lunches and a raise. A three-page statement issued on behalf of former Penguin Canada president David Davidar, dwells on his relationship with his colleague Lisa Rundle. Davidar was fired after Rundle accused him of sexual harassment. Here’s the statement issued by Peter A....
  • Thieves in Canada steal tiger, camels by accident June 19, 2010

    Toronto:A "delightful" Bengal tiger named Jonas, and two camels named Todd and Sean, have gone missing in eastern Canada after thieves drove off with the truck and trailer in which they were traveling. The three animals, en route to the Bowmanville Zoo on the outskirts of Toronto, were stolen, along with...
  • Canada to compensate AI Kanishka victims June 18, 2010

    Toronto: The Canadian government said on Thursday it will apologise to the families of 329 victims of the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing and pay further compensation to them. The decision comes after the John Major Commission report earlier in the day on the causes of the bombing blasted the...
  • AI Kanishka bombing report submitted June 17, 2010

    New Delhi: Twenty five years after the Air India Kanishka bombing, a Canadian commission has submitted its report on the bombing on Thursday It has urged the government to set up some sort of mechanism for a rigorous aviation security system and has suggested creation of an independent body to...
  • Canada admits motion to call '84 riots 'genocide' June 12, 2010

    Toronto: A motion by an Indo-Canadian MP asking the Canadian government declare the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as 'genocide' was tabled in the country's Parliament late on Thursday. Sukh Dhaliwal, MP for Newton-North Delta on the suburbs of Vancouver, was joined by Andrew Kania, MP from the Punjabi-dominant constituency of Brampton West...
  • Canadian Tamils hail Big B for skipping IIFA June 7, 2010

    Toronto: The 300,000-strong Canadian Tamil community has hailed Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan for not attending the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Colombo. While labelling Bachchan as the "great ambassador for mankind", a community leader Sunday hit out at other Bollywood actors, including Salman Khan, who took part in...
  • India-Canada spat over visa resolved May 28, 2010

    The diplomatic spat between India and Canada over refusal of visas to India’s security personnel has been amicably resolved. Canada has apologised for using language that cast false aspersions on India's security institutions. The record has been set straight and India is satisfied. ...
  • Canada has realised visa mistake: Krishna May 28, 2010

    Bangalore: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Friday said Canada has issued a statement "deeply regretting" the language used by its officials while rejecting visas of Indian defence and security agency officers. "We have received a copy of statement made by Canada's Immigration Minister Jason Kenney. Kenney has written that...
  • India proud of armed forces: Krishna tells Canada May 27, 2010

    Bangalore: With anger rising over the denial of visas to several serving and retired officials of Indian security agencies, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Thursday said India expects the Canadian authorities to address this issue appropriately and underlined that the country was proud of its armed forces. "We expect the...
  • Visa row: India warns Canada of retaliation May 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Canada is feeling the heat after the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) summoned Canadian High Commissioner Joseph Caron and asked them to make a statement after several Indian security agency officers were denied visa to visit the North American country . Canada also denied a visa to a serving...
  • 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...