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Windows killing 22 million birds in Canada


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) As many as 22 million birds are killed in Canada every year after colliding with glass windows, vastly depleting their numbers, a study says.Objects as seemingly ... Read more...

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Five die as two planes collide in Canada


May 13th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) At least five people were killed after two private airplanes collided while flying over the central Canadian province of Saskatchewan, Canadian media reported Sunday.The wreckage was ... Read more...

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Brand denied entry to Canada


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand was forced to cancel a show in Canada after he was stopped by customs officials at the airport and denied entry to ... Read more...

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Delhi slutwalk grabs headlines in Canada


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) The first Delhi slutwalk made headlines in Canada where the trend originated in April when thousands of women marched in Toronto to protest remarks by a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistani terror suspect arrested in Canada


July 24th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 24 (IANS) A Pakistani man was arrested in Canada Saturday for war crimes and terror links.Arshad Muhammad, who was arrested from the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, has reportedly ... Read more...

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India is our key priority in trade: Canada


July 8th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 8 (IANS) Canada Thursday said deepening trade ties with India is its key priority as the two countries work out the modalities of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India seeks more code-sharing to boost travel to Canada


July 1st, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) With no Canadian airline flying to India even as two Indian carriers touch Canada, Indian civil aviation authorities have demanded enhanced code-sharing by the Canadian national ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IITian’s million dollar gift for India centre in Canada


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Toronto-based IITian Vasudev Chanchlani has given a million dollars to help start an Indian policy centre at a Canadian university.Canada's University of Waterloo will launch the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-origin student drowns in Canada


May 27th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) An Indian-origin student of the University of Waterloo near here has drowned in the chilly waters of Pickerel Lake while trying to save a friend.Ishan Srinivasan, ... Read more...

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Two Sikhs become ministers in Canada


May 19th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 19 (IANS) Two Sikhs were named to the new Canadian cabinet announced Wednesday.In a major surprise for the million-strong Indo-Canadian community, first-time MP Bal Gosal from the Toronto ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kate Middleton lookalike becomes crowd-puller in Canada


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) British royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton has found her doppelganger in Canada.A Canadian woman says she is having a tough time as she is being stopped ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

American lingerie football goes to Canada


April 13th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) The US-based Lingerie Football League, where sexy young women play the game in bras and panties in front of mostly male fans, has named Toronto its ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Aaj Tak, Headline Today launched in Canada


April 6th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 6 (IANS) Canada's huge Indian diaspora Tuesday welcomed the launch of news channels Aaj Tak and Headline Today in the country.Welcoming the news channels at a gala party ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistani charged with 14 criminal counts in Canada


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, April 2(ANI): A Pakistani businessman-turned-politician in Canada has been arrested and charged with 14 criminal counts related to mortgage fraud, credit-card fraud and forged cheques.The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party investigated one ... Read more...

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Slain Indian-origin woman’s husband, two others charged with first-degree murder in Canada


January 25th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 25 (ANI): The husband of Amanpreet Kaur Bahia, the Indian-origin woman who was killed in her Surrey home in BC, Canada, and two others have been charged with first-degree murder ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Liberal Party leader says Sikhs have right to carry kirpan in Canada


January 21st, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 21 (ANI): Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff has defended the right of Sikhs to carry the kirpan.Kirpan is a curved ceremonial dagger and is regarded as one of the key religious ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It pays to be a thief in Canada!


October 8th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 8 (IANS) It pays to be a thief in Canada - unless you are caught red-handed.A poor Chinese-origin shopkeeper David Chen is on trial here for chasing a shoplifter in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Newly weds Carrie Underwood & Mike Fisher planning to make their dream home in Canada


August 16th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports by Us Weekly, Carrie Underwood has set her heart on quitting Nashville to live in Ontario just a month after tying the knot. Her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After UK, Australia, ‘Indian’ superbug hits Canada


August 12th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, August 12 (ANI): The superbug, which is resistant to almost all antibiotics, has hit Canada after Australia and UK.At least two Canadians have become infected with the dangerous new superbug from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four killed in plane crash in Canada


July 17th, 2010 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 17 (IANS) A small plane with six people on board crashed in Canada's Quebec province Friday, killing four and injuring the other two. Due to bad weather, the pilot was trying ... Read more...

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Women’s minister says ‘honour killings’ won’t be tolerated in Canada


July 13th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 13 (ANI): Canada's Minister for Women has warned that honour killings and other violence against women will not be tolerated in the country."There is a small minority in some communities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kitten survives shipping from China to Canada


July 11th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cat has survived for more than 45 days trapped inside shipping containers being shipped from China to Canada.The cat was rescued after workers at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Queen appoints new governor general of Canada


July 9th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth, who is also the sovereign of Canada, Thursday appointed David Johnston as the new governor general of the country. A known academic and lawyer, Johnson will take ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Manmohan announces year-long festival of India in Canada


June 28th, 2010 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday announced a year-long festival of India in Canada, showcasing not just New Delhi's rise in the global strategic and economic sphere but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM Harper’s Kanishka crash apology stirs strong emotions among Indo-Canadians


June 24th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Surrey (British Columbia, Canada)/Toronto, June 24 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's apology about the Air India disaster reverberated across the country, stirring strong emotions among a new generation of Indo-Canadians."It means ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Islamic mortgage system introduced for Muslims in Canada


May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 7 (IANS) At a time when failed mortgages have led to collapse of major banks and foreclosure of millions of homes in the US, a credit union in Canada has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Al Jazeera begins operations in Canada


May 5th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 5 (IANS) Al Jazeera began its broadcasts into Canada Tuesday. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) had given the green signal to Al Jazeera English (AJE) last November to beam ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Holocaust soap made from human fat on sale in Canada!


March 27th, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 27 (IANS) A Canadian store in Montreal has claimed it is selling soap made from the fat of Holocaust victims. The shop has displayed the beige-coloured soap bar inscribed with a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota faces criminal charges in Canada


March 18th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 18 (IANS) Toyota may be slapped with criminal charges in Canada for hiding accelerator problems from motorists even as it was trying to fix it. The Japanese automaker recalled more than ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Buy America’ clause waived for Canada


February 6th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 6 (IANS) Canada has been exempted from the 'Buy American' clause in President Barack Obama's multi-billion package announced last year to stimulate the economy. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The Merchants of Bollywood musical heading to Canada


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 23 (ANI): Producers of The Merchants of Bollywood will kick start the North American tour of the glitzy musical from Canada.The play will open at the newly renovated Sony Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Carry-on bag allowed on flights from Canada


January 21st, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Canada Wednesday allowed passengers one carry-on bag on US-bound flights. Tighter security measures, which included physical searches at the gate of the plane and ban on any carry-on bags, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now carry-on bags banned on flights from Canada


December 29th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 29 (IANS) Carry-on bags were also banned on the US-bound flights from Canada Monday even as tighter security measures threw departures into chaos. The new security measures came into force at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Jazeera gets entry into Canada


November 27th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 27 (IANS) Al Jazeera was allowed to beam its English service channel into Canada Thursday. Announcing its decision, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) said Al Jazeera English (AJE) will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamils paid huge sums to enter Canada


October 21st, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Even as Canada has promised to act tough with 76 Tamil asylum seekers who were seized in a ship off the Vancouver coast Saturday, reports say each man ... Read more...

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