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  • Tiger Woods commits to next month's Players Championship 3 days ago

    Tiger Woods will make his next competitive start at next month's Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the former world number one said on Friday. For Woods, who returned to competitive golf earlier this month at the Masters after taking two months off to retool his game, it marks a...
  • Yaya Toure being made Manchester City scapegoat, says agent April 19, 2015

    London: Yaya Toure is being made a scapegoat for Manchester City's poor season and underfire boss Manuel Pellegrini is a "weak manager", according to the Ivorian midfielder's agent Dimitri Seluk. Champions City have faded dramatically since the turn of the year, falling to fourth in the Premier League, and were knocked...
  • Anirban Lahiri shoots 66 in 3rd round in PGA Tour event April 18, 2015

    South Carolina: Anirban Lahiri played his best round ever in the United States with a flawless five-under 66 that included three birdies and superb eagle in the third round of in Heritage on PGA Tour Golf Championship, here today. Lahiri, starting the day at even par for 36 holes, moved to...
  • TWTW: All about PM Modi's three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada April 18, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of key agreements were signed, including the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. ...
  • PM Modi returns home after three-nation tour April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the Capital early on Saturday morning after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of key agreements were signed, including the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay...
  • Air Canada to launch Delhi flights from November April 17, 2015

    Toronto: After a gap of almost a decade, Air Canada will resume direct flights between Toronto and Delhi from this winter season, its chief told Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The airline's President and CEO, Calin Rovinescu, met the Prime Minister at his meeting with business leaders and informed him about the...
  • India, France will find a balance, says Jean-Joseph Boillot April 17, 2015

    Jean-Joseph Boillot, an advisor to the CEPII Business Club, said that India and France will find a balance. The remarks came in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France during his three-nation tour. ...
  • Congress hits out at Modi for attacking opposition abroad, says PM demeaned India April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attacking the opposition during his address to Indian diaspora at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said the Prime Minister demeaned India. Sharma has taken exception to Modi for criticising the previous UPA government...
  • PM Narendra Modi heads home after three-nation tour April 17, 2015

    Vancouver: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wrapped up his three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of important agreements were signed, including for the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. "I leave Canada with immense satisfaction. This visit will further...
  • Modi's three-nation tour: Projecting a self-confident India April 17, 2015

    New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-nation tour was marked by several high points - the surprise announcement on purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets in France, clinching a five-year uranium supply deal with Canada, pushing the Make in India initiative in Germany, assuring all of the ease of doing business...
  • Narendra Modi courts Canada banks, insurers, pension funds April 17, 2015

    Toronto: Top executives at Canada's largest banks, insurers and pension funds sounded bullish over investing in India after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is making the first bilateral visit to Canada by an Indian premier for 42 years. Modi held a roundtable with the heads of major Canadian financial institutions...
  • Hinduism a way of life, Sikhs related to me by blood, says Modi in Vancouver April 17, 2015

    Vancouver: On the last day of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Vancouver early on Friday morning. On his arrival, he visited the Gurudwara Khalsa and the Laxminarayan Temple in Vancouver. He was accompanied by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper. Thousands of Modi supporters thronged both the holy...
  • PM Modi, Harper pay tribute to crash victims at Kanishka memorial April 16, 2015

    Sending a strong message against terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accompanied by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper today visited the Air India Memorial here to pay tributes to the 329 people, mostly of Indian-origin, killed in the Kanishka bombing in 1985. ...
  • Under Modi's leadership, Canadians feel closer to India: Stephen Harper April 16, 2015

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi a long friend. Modi is in Canada for a three-day visit. Harper said, "Under Modi's leadership, Canadians feel closer to India. Modi has been a long friend of Canada." ...
  • Modi's speech reflected bond between India, Canada, says performer April 16, 2015

    In the final leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. One of the performer's at the event said, "Modi's speech reflected the bond between India and Canada. We practiced for this event for about two weeks. Local Canadians...
  • 10,000 Indo-Canadians throng Narendra Modi's 'rockstar' show April 16, 2015

    Toronto: Just as the organizers had advertised, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public interaction with the Indian diaspora at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto on Wednesday had all the trappings of a rockstar concert as Bollywood singer Sukhwinder Singh, Shiamak Davar troupe and other groups set the tone for the evening. The nearly...
  • My mission is 'Skill India, not Scam India', says Modi in Toronto as he pitches for transformative India April 16, 2015

    Toronto: In the final leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for a transformative India with a promise to turn the country into a global workforce hub by 2030. Addressing the Indian diaspora in a packed stadium in Toronto, Canada on Thursday morning, Modi said,...
  • Narendra Modi gifts Guru Nanak's painting to Canadian PM April 16, 2015

    Ottawa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gifted a miniature painting depicting Sikh Guru Nanak Dev with his two disciples to his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper. Modi who is on a three-day visit to Canada, presented the painting done in traditional Indian miniature style to Harper. The composition shows Guru Nanak...
  • Roadmap for India-Canada free trade pact by September: PM Modi April 15, 2015

    Ottawa: India and Canada on Wednesday expressed commitment to have a free trade pact, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying a roadmap will be laid for the market opening agreement by September. Modi said the Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) will also be...
  • Canada to supply uranium to India for its civil nuclear plants for next 5 years April 15, 2015

    Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday announced that his country would supply uranium to India for the next five years. Welcoming Harper's decision, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Canada giving uranium to India is a sign of faith. He said, "The agreement on procurement of uranium from Canada...
  • Toronto: 10,000 people to gather at Ricoh Coliseum to welcome PM Modi April 15, 2015

    The anticipation is building up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit in Toronto, Canada and a dance group is set to perform for him at Ricoh Coliseum. Nearly 10,000 people will gather at Ricoh Coliseum to welcome Modi. ...
  • Indians in Canada don't know how to invest back home, says Nick Noorani April 15, 2015

    In the last leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Canada. Nick Noorani, immigration advisor to federal government, said, "What happens is that the India that they remember and the India that they see is very different from the India where you want to invest or...
  • Fair to criticise PM Modi for hard selling 'Make in India' in his foreign visits? April 15, 2015

    With PM Narendra Modi in canada for the last leg of his 3 nation vist, he is facing the criticism as he is travelling extensively to hardsell India. ...
  • Expectations in Toronto University ahead of PM Modi's visit April 15, 2015

    Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit, students at Toronto University say they have high expectations. "We are very excited to see him here but we are also very interested to see what he can do for us. As of now I am still an Indian citizen and still don't have...
  • Modi reaches Canada for three-day trip, to focus on energy, trade, technology April 15, 2015

    Ottawa: In the first standalone bilateral visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Canada in 42 years, Prime Minister Narendra reached Ottawa on Wednesday morning. The focus of the visit will be on setting a "trajectory" in ties through cooperation in energy, including civil nuclear, and attracting trade and technology...
  • Air India One develops problem, standby sent to ferry Modi April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Air India One, a Boeing 747-400 aircraft that carried Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Delhi to Berlin after halts in Paris, Toulouse and Hannover, developed engine problems and had to be replaced by another plane. The standby plane, kept in readiness in Mumbai, left early Tuesday morning for Berlin...
  • Indians in Canada approach Modi to build anti-smoking strategy April 14, 2015

    Even as there is a raging debate in India over the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco packs, a group of Indians in Canada have approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider an alternative anti-smoke strategy. A social entrepreneur said, "Public want tobacco rules. We are trying to provide something...
  • Discussing business opportunities as PM Modi travels to Canada April 14, 2015

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to Canada, entrepreneurs discuss business opportunities that the visit might generate. ...
  • 'Make in India' forces me to accelerate my plans in India, says Canadian entrepreneur April 14, 2015

    In the final leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will head to Canada where he is expected to make a pitch for his 'Make in India' project. One of the entrepreneurs said, "The biggest thing that I find about 'Make in India' is the skill gap. So...