CANADA

  • 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 IndoCanadian MP asking the Canadian government declare the 1984 antiSikh riots as 'genocide' was tabled in the country's Parliament late on Thursday. Sukh Dhaliwal, MP for NewtonNorth Delta on the suburbs of Vancouver, was joined by Andrew Kania, MP from the Punjabidominant constituency of Brampton West...
  • Canadian Tamils hail Big B for skipping IIFA June 7, 2010

    Toronto: The 300,000strong 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...
  • IndiaCanada spat over visa resolved May 28, 2010

    The diplomatic spat between India and Canada over refusal of visas to Indias 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...
  • ExIB 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 CNNIBN 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. CNNIBN learns the High Commission in New Delhi rejected the application of a...
  • Canada regrets calling BSF antihuman 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 antihuman, 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 sideeffects 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 fullfledged pornography TV channel. Called Vanessa, the Frenchlanguage 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 seconddegree murder charges in the death of his father Harinder Singh. The 60yearold Singh had suffered critical injuries after an assault...
  • Fuchs stars as Germany blast Canada 60 March 3, 2010

    New Delhi Defending champions Germany toyed with Canada before subjecting them to a 60 plastering in their second Pool A match of the hockey World Cup on Wednesday. Playing a fastpaced and onetouch 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 32 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...
  • Sexforimmigration 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 25yearold refugee claimant JiHye 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 Yemenitrained 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 hitlist 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 34yr 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...