Montreal

  • Canada: Aircraft catches fire at Montreal airport; passengers, crew evacuated 06-11-2013 08:39 AM

    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. ...
  • Saurav Ghosal loses in Montreal Open 06-10-2013 06:05 PM

    Montreal: India's Saurav Ghosal went down in straight games against top seed Spaniard Borja Golan in the semi-final of the Financi-re Banque Nationale Montreal Open squash tournament, here Sunday. Ghosal lost 3-11 7-11 8-11 on the all-glass court at the Montreal Forum. It was the pair's fifth Tour encounter -...
  • Paralympian Sharath Gayakwad finishes strongly in Montreal 19-08-2013 06:31 PM

    Bangalore: Ace Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad finished 14th in the 50m Freestyle finals at the IPC World Swimming Championships in Montreal, Canada. Sharath, who was seen sporting the Speedo Fastskin 3 Racing System, clocked 30.02 seconds at the event held on last day of the week-long Championships. At the event,...
  • Rafael Nadal defeats Milos Raonic to win Rogers Cup 12-08-2013 08:20 AM

    Montreal: Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday in the Rogers Cup final, spoiling Raonic's bid to become the first Canadian winner in the event in 55 years. Robert Bedard, the last Canadian to win what was then called the Canadian Open in 1955, was in attendance to...
  • Ailing Roger Federer pulls out of Montreal Masters 02-08-2013 10:48 PM

    New York: Former world number one Roger Federer has pulled out of next week's Montreal Masters, organisers said on Friday. Federer, who recently said he was experiencing back trouble, did not give a reason for his withdrawal from the first big tournament of the north American hardcourt swing. "I am...
  • Montreal set for new 10-year F1 deal 17-06-2013 09:16 AM

    Montreal is geared up for a new 10-year formula one deal for the Canadian Grand Prix. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has been in talks with race organisers about extending the contract that is going to end next year. Montreal promoter Francois Dumontier said, "Ten years allows us to think long...
  • Red Bull's Webber fastest in final practice at Montreal 08-06-2013 09:22 PM

    Montreal: Mark Webber of Red Bull posted the quickest lap in an abbreviated and wet final practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber's best lap at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was 1 minute, 17.895 seconds. Adrian Sutil of Force India was second fastest at 1:18.248, followed by defending...
  • We are knocking on the door of 1st podium: Force India 04-06-2013 06:05 PM

    Montreal: Encouraged by consistent results, Sahara Force India is hoping to break the podium jinx at Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, which will be the 100th race for the side. The Indian side is placed fifth in the Constructors' Championship with 44 points, seven ahead of formidable McLaren. Paul di Resta...
  • Canada terror plot raises questions on deportation 27-04-2013 01:15 AM

    Toronto: Canada's immigration minister says he is reviewing the country's deportation policies following revelations that a court decided nine years ago against deporting a man who was arrested last week on terror charges. Raed Jaser came to Canada with his family as a teenager in 1993. Court records indicate he...
  • Canada terror plot accused deny charges 24-04-2013 11:00 AM

    Toronto: The two men accused of plotting a terror attack targeting a passenger train in Canada denied the allegations made against them after they appeared before a court. Raed Jaser, 35, of Toronto and Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, of Montreal who face charges of conspiring "with each other to murder unknown...
  • Djokovic claims Masters mark with Montreal win 15-08-2011 10:06 AM

    Montreal: Novak Djokovic stopped American Mardy Fish 6-2 3-6 6-4 to win the Montreal Masters on Sunday, capping his competitive debut as world number one with a record-setting title. The sensational Serb began his reign in style becoming the first to capture five Masters Series events in a single season...
  • Tsonga sets up Djokovic clash in Montreal 13-08-2011 12:27 PM

    Montreal: Novak Djokovic's reign as world number one remained unblemished as the Serb blasted Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-2, 6-1 off the court to ease into the semi-finals of the Montreal Masters on Friday. Djokovic's win extended his season record to a spectacular 51-1 and leaves him on course to become...
  • Mangalore crash compensation: Air India moves HC 12-08-2011 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: The cash-strapped Air India (AI) does not want to pay compensation of Rs 75 lakh to victims of the 2010 Mangalore Air India crash. Air India on Friday appealed against the High Court order despite earlier assurances that there will be no delay in paying compensation. Air India...
  • Federer upset, Djokovic marches on in Montreal 12-08-2011 08:47 AM

    Montreal: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga hit Roger Federer with an unpleasant Wimbledon flashback on Thursday, brushing aside the Swiss maestro 7-6, 4-6, 6-1 to book his place in an unlikely quarter-final line-up at the Montreal Masters. Federer came into the third round encounter seeking revenge on the Frenchman who had dashed his...
  • Nadal upset, Djokovic victorious at Montreal 11-08-2011 01:15 PM

    Montreal: Rafa Nadal fluffed his lines on the return from five-week break when the Spanish world number two was stunned 1-6, 7-6, 7-6 by unheralded Croatian Ivan Dodig in his opening match of the Montreal Masters on Wednesday. Back in action for the first time since losing to Novak Djokovic...
  • Canada offers $ 25,000 to each Kanishka victim 23-10-2010 05:01 PM

    Toronto: The Canadian government has reportedly offered $ 20,000 to $ 25,000 to families of each Air India Kanishka victim - 25 years after all 329 people on board Flight 182 from Montreal to New Delhi perished when it was blown off mid-air near the Irish coast June 23, 1985....
  • Mangalore crash: Victims' income to decide payout 17-09-2010 03:05 PM

    New Delhi: Four months after country’s worst aviation disaster in a decade that killed 158 people onboard, the families of the victims of Air India Express 812 find themselves in the midst of a battle for compensation. Crash victims allege Air India and the Reliance-led insurance consortium are putting pressure...