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Kanishka victims reject Canada’s $24,000 ex-gratia


July 11th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 11 (IANS) Air India Kanishka victims' families have rejected the Canadian government's offer of $24,000 each for the 1985 bombing that killed all 329 people on board the ... Read more...

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Air India victims echo judge’s remarks on Sikh radicals


May 12th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 12 (IANS) Reacting to remarks of a Canadian judge, who headed the 1985 Air India bombing inquiry, in Chandigarh Tuesday that Sikh radicals were more active in Canada ... Read more...

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Kanishka bombing: Dosanjh to challenge acquitted suspect in civil trial


May 7th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 7 (IANS) In an interesting twist to the Air India Kanishka bombing case Friday, former Canadian health minister Ujjal Dosanjh said he will challenge acquitted suspect Ripudaman Singh ... Read more...

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Man acquitted in Air India bombing not welcome in party: Canada PM


April 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has denied that his Conservative party has any links with Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was acquitted in the Air India bombing ... Read more...

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Air India bombing accused faces $5.2-million bill


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 22 (IANS) In a major decision Thursday, the Canadian supreme court allowed the government to recover of legal fees of $5.2 million from Air India Kanishka bombing accused ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘Star Wars’ theory for Kanishka bombing


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 2 (IANS) Even as the mystery over the Air India Kanishka bombing continues, a report released Wednesday by a rights activist in Meghalaya suggested that the plane could ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber Reyat appeals against perjury conviction


February 9th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Feb 9 (ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted man over the bombing of an Air India jet, has reportedly appealed against a perjury conviction in his alleged accomplices' trial in ... Read more...

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Families angry as Air India bomber appeals conviction


February 9th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 9 (IANS) Jailed Air India Kanishka bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat's petition to challenge his latest conviction has angered families of the victims of the 1985 tragedy.After spending 15 years in ... Read more...

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Kanishka crew families write to PM for memorial in Delhi


January 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With India yet to raise a memorial to the Air India bombing victims, families of the perished crew have urged the government to commemorate ... Read more...

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Air India bomber gets nine more years for perjury (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted bomber of an Air India plane in 1985, was Friday sentenced by a court in Vancouver to nine more years ... Read more...

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Air India bomber gets nine more years in jail


January 8th, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted Air India bomber, was Friday sentenced to nine more years for lying under oath at the Air India Kanishka bombing ... Read more...

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Vikram Bajwa to highlight justice for Kanishka crash victims


December 31st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (ANI): Indian Overseas Congress President Vikram Bajwa has promised to highlight the cause of justice for the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing victims at the forthcoming Non-Resident Indian Conclave ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims not after money, says campaigner


December 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 14 (IANS) As the Canadian government discusses ex-gratia compensation with the families of the Air India Kanishka bombing victims, the man who started this fight for justice says ... Read more...

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Padma Shri for Air India Kanishka inquiry judge demanded


December 9th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) The Indian Oversees Congress in the US has urged the Indian government to confer Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour, on Air India Kanishka inquiry ... Read more...

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No ex-gratia for Kanishka victims in action plan (Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 7 (IANS) Canada Tuesday unveiled an action plan to implement the recommendations of the Air India bombing inquiry commission, which submitted its report in June. But there was ... Read more...

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No ex-gratia for Kanishka victims in action plan


December 7th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 7 (IANS) Canada is set to unveil an action plan to implement the recommendations of the Air India bombing inquiry commission which submitted its report in June. But ... Read more...

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Canada asked to raise Kanishka bombing ex-gratia from $25,000


November 26th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian Overseas Congress in the US has urged Canada to raise its proposed ex-gratia of $25,000 each to the families of 329 victims of the ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber apologies to victims’ families


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Nov 19(ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, has offered an apology to the families of the 329 victims of the bombing. ... Read more...

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Jail Kanishka bomber for 14 more years, court told


November 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Nov 18 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, should be locked up for another 14 years for lying under oath during the ... Read more...

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Young jihadi’s repatriation issue divides Canada (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) The bombing of the Air India Kanishka that killed all 329 people over the Atlantic did not exercise Canadians even for a day, but the conviction ... Read more...

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Young jihadi divides Canada


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) The bombing of the Air India Kanishka that killed all 329 people never exercised Canadians even for a day, but the conviction of a young Afghan-Canadian ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims to get ex-gratia before Christmas


October 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 29 (IANS) Canada is set to disburse an ex-gratia payment to the Air India Kanishka victims before Christmas.Though Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and Public Safety Minister Vic ... Read more...

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25 years later, Canada offers $25,000 to each Kanishka victim family


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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Indian broadcaster in Canada targeted in shooting spree


September 21st, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Sep 21 (IANS) A prominent Indo-Canadian radio owner in Surrey near here was targeted in a drive-by shooting Monday night. Maninder Gill, 47, who owns the popular Radio India, told police that ... Read more...

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Air India bomber found guilty in perjury trial


September 19th, 2010 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Sep 19 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, faces more time in jail after a jury Saturday found him guilty of perjury ... Read more...

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Air India bomber’s jury trial over


September 17th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 17 (IANS) The crucial jury trial of Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat for lying under oath during the Kanishka case ended here Thursday.With arguments by lawyers from ... Read more...

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Air India bomber faces fresh trial next week


September 1st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 1 (IANS) Air India Kanishka bombing convict Inderjit Singh Reyat, who was released last year after spending 15 years in jail, faces a fresh perjury trial from Sep ... Read more...

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Canadian PM to apologise to Air India Kanishka victims (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Twenty five years after 329 people, mostly Indo-Canadians, died when Air India flight was blown up in midair near the Irish coast, Canadian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Canadian PM to apologise to Air India Kanishka victims


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Twenty five years after 329 people, mostly Indo-Canadians, died when Air India flight 182 from Montreal to Delhi was blown off mid-air near the Irish ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to victims of Kanishka bombing


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday described the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing as the "most barbarous act of terrorism" as he paid tributes to the victims. ... Read more...

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New leads spell fresh hope for Kanishka victims


June 20th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 20 (IANS) With 20 Canadian investigators still actively pursuing leads in the Air India Kanishka bombing case, the victim families have not abandoned their hope to see the ... Read more...

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Canada to pay compensation to Kanishka victims


June 18th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) The Canadian government said Thursday it will apologise to the families of 329 victims of the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing and pay further compensation to them. ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims’ relatives ‘angry’ over Canadian govt’s inept handling of inquiry


June 17th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, June 17(ANI): As the Canadian Government's Commission of Inquiry into the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing is set to release its final report, angry Indian community members have reiterated that the ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bombing report today


June 17th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) For the families of 329 victims of the Air India Kanishka bombing in 1985, the tragic memories of the event 25 years ago will be revived Thursday when ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bombing report next week


June 11th, 2010 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 11 (IANS) Exactly 25 years after the Air India Kanishka bombing in 1985, the Canadian commission which investigated the tragedy will table its report Thursday.Former Canadian chief justice ... Read more...

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