Stephen Harper

  • Canadian PM Stephen Harper bets beer case over hockey with Barack Obama. Unfortunately, the US President is yet to pay up 10-03-2014 02:23 PM

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh...
  • Obama to deliver beer to Canada PM, after losing hockey bet 08-03-2014 12:13 PM

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh...
  • CHOGM meet: Sri Lanka's human rights measures under scrutiny 15-11-2013 04:30 PM

    Leaders of the Commonwealth of mostly former British colonies gathered in Colombo on Friday for a biennial summit that has brought with it intense scrutiny of Sri Lanka's human rights record four years after the civil war ended. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had hoped the November 15-17 meeting, which two heads...
  • Sri Lankan official slams 'judgemental' countries 12-11-2013 11:43 PM

    A Sri Lankan official said, on Tuesday, that no Commonwealth country has the right to judge others, in an apparent reference to the boycott of an upcoming summit in Sri Lanka by the leaders of Canada and India. External Affairs Minister Gamini Peiris said that "within the Commonwealth, there is...
  • Canada: 5 killed, 40 still missing in deadly rail crash, fire 08-07-2013 09:08 AM

    Quebec: About 40 people were still missing a day after a runaway train derailed in Quebec, igniting explosions and fires that destroyed a busy downtown district and killed five people. Police said a higher death toll was inevitable, and authorities feared the number might soar once they are able to...
  • Bangalore: Canadian PM visits 16th century Shiva temple 09-11-2012 09:29 AM

    Bangalore: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who is on a two-day visit to this tech-hub from Thursday, visited the 16th century Sri Someshwara (Shiva) Temple here with his wife Laureen and the accompanying 90-member official delegation. The temple was built by Bangalore city founder Kempe Gowda in the 16th century...
  • Canada to allow civil nuclear trade with India 06-11-2012 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Canadian firms will soon be able to export uranium and nuclear reactors to India for the first time in almost four decades following an agreement between the two countries, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Tuesday. It will end a penalty Canada imposed in 1976 after India...
  • Canadian govt falls, snap polls expected in May 26-03-2011 06:10 PM

    Toronto: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's minority Conservative government was toppled by opposition after Parliament passed a no-confidence vote and the country appeared headed for elections in May, the fourth in seven years. The snap polls was forced following the passage of the no-confidence vote against the minority government engineered...
  • Canada promises India help over Rana 18-11-2009 01:48 AM

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  • Dalai Lama "is not a call girl", says Canada's PM 21-12-2007 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: A sleepless night couldn't hold back South Africa's Pakistan-born leg spinner Imran Tahir on his competitive debut at the World Cup on Thursday. AB de Villiers even offered to give the Proteas' new spin star half his 'man of the match' award after what he described as a...