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Canada drops non-military sanctions on Myanmar


April 25th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 25 (IANS) Canada has suspended its non-military sanctions against Myanmar in recognition of the latter's moves towards democracy.Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird Tuesday said he made the decision ... Read more...

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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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1,800 Canadians to lose citizenship


July 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) Canada is stripping 1,800 people of their citizenship, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced here Wednesday, in a first step of this scale by any ... Read more...

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Randy Quaid to debut “Star Whackers” song on stage


March 18th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Randy Quaid is determined to make a huge impact in the singing world. The 60-year-old is expected to perform at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver on Friday ... 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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US court postpones Rana’s trial in Mumbai attack (Lead)


January 9th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 9 (IANS) A US court has put off by three months, at the request of the defence, the trial of Pakistani Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana, charged with helping ... Read more...

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US trial of Pakistani-Canadian in Mumbai attacks postponed


January 9th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 9 (IANS) The US trial of Pakistani-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is charged with helping David Headley in masterminding the Mumbai terror plot, has been postponed ... Read more...

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Canada busts single biggest immigration racket


January 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) Canada, which has the highest per capita rate of immigration in the world, has unearthed one of the biggest immigration rackets with the arrest of a ... Read more...

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NRI hunts for errant son-in-law in Punjab


December 16th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) from Canada said here Wednesday that he has travelled thousands of kilometres to Punjab to seek the arrest of his son-in-law from Ludhiana who ... Read more...

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Surrender of Indian passport for PIOs made mandatory


October 16th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Persons of Indian origin (PIOs) will now have to formally renounce their citizenship and surrender their Indian passport after acquiring foreign citizenship, according to new rules ... Read more...

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UAE-Canada row over landing rights


October 13th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) plans to expand Etihad and Emirates global operations have resulted in a diplomatic row with Ottawa, with the Gulf nation deciding ... Read more...

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Canada discusses visa denial to Indian officials


September 9th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) In the wake of rejection of visa applications of some Indian police and army officials by the Canadian consulate, Canada Thursday said it was reviewing its ... Read more...

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Blackberry services: Canadian minister hopes for early end to impasse


September 9th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) A Canadian minister Thursday hoped a solution will soon be found to the security-related issues between the Indian government and Toronto-based Research In Motion (RIM) that runs ... Read more...

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Canada wants more talented Indians: Minister


September 9th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) India has emerged as one of the top source countries of immigration to Canada and Ottawa is looking forward to more number of talented Indians who can contribute ... Read more...

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A love story has a happy ending - thanks to Internet


May 25th, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) A Canadian Muslim girl was allowed to marry her Dubai-based Indian lover after she wrote an online appeal for help while being in her father's "captivity" in Saudi ... Read more...

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Canadian Muslim gets life term for plotting attacks on Europe


February 18th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) An Al-Qaeda-linked Canadian Muslim was Wednesday sentenced to life for plotting attacks on European targets and spreading jihadist propaganda on the internet.Said Namouh, 37, who immigrated ... Read more...

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Canada beckons Indian students for higher studies


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The number of Indian students going to Canada for higher education has almost doubled, thanks to a pilot project that aims at increasing the approval rate of ... Read more...

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US court denies bail to Mumbai terror suspect Rana (Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan-born terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who knew well in advance about the Mumbai terror attacks that left 166 people dead, has been denied bail by a court ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror suspect Rana denied bail by US court


December 16th, 2009 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan-born terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana, accused of complicity in Mumbai terror attacks, has been denied bail by a Chicago court saying he has the means and ability ... Read more...

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FBI team to visit Pakistan to follow Headley leads


December 8th, 2009 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) As prosecutors charged American terror suspect David Coleman Headley with conspiracy in last year's Mumbai terror strike, the US said a Justice Department and FBI ... Read more...

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Rana says no ill will towards India, cites his work for Hindu community


November 30th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana, who was arrested last month in the US for his alleged role in the Mumbai terror attacks, has denied any role in the plot. ... Read more...

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Did Rana facilitate terrorist entry into US and Canada?(Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana, suspected of having had a role in the Mumbai terror attacks, may have used his immigration consultancy service to help ... Read more...

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Rana’s Canadian connections traced, journalist brother devastated by arrest


November 19th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is suspected of having had a role in the Mumbai terror attacks, may have used his immigration consultancy service ... Read more...

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Kao, Willard and Boyle win Nobel Physics Prize (Lead)


October 6th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 6 (DPA) Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith have won this year's Nobel Prize for Physics for discoveries of importance for the internet and the digital ... Read more...

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Scrubs star Sarah Chalke to have child


August 17th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 17 (IBNS) The first child for Chalke and her fiance, Jamie Afifi is due this winter.Chalke, 32, recently appeared on "How I Met Your Mother" and in the Lifetime movie "Maneater." ... Read more...

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No Canadian citizenship without language skills, says minister


July 11th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 11 (IANS)Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Friday that newcomers to the country should learn one of the two official languages - English and French - before they ... Read more...

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Tough British visa rules bar even friendly Canadians


May 23rd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 23 (IANS) Britain's new tough visa regime is biting even friendly nations like Canada, whose citizens don't need visas to enter the European country. The new visa rules, which came into ... Read more...

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Indian kicked out of Canada for street racing death


April 30th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 30 (IANS) Canada has kicked out an Indian immigrant convicted of killing a woman on the street during a car race with a fellow Indian here nine years ago. The Canadian ... Read more...

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Denied Canadian citizenship, NRI commits suicide in Delhi


February 21st, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A 31-year-old non-resident Indian (NRI) allegedly hanged himself at his home here because he was refused Canadian citizenship in spite of having lived in the country for ... Read more...

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Baby born in flight over Canada gets Canadian citizenship


January 1st, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 1 (IANS) There was enough mid-air drama on New Year's Eve to keep this country riveted. While an unruly Canadian passenger spoilt the New Year party for over 200 fellow ... Read more...

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CBI team nabs Indian fugitive from US


December 23rd, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team has brought here Captain Raghuvir Singh Virk, a proclaimed offender wanted in a criminal case, the agency said Tuesday.The accused ... Read more...

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Young Indo-Canadians research historical journeys in India


September 7th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) With a growing desire among young second generation Indians abroad to explore historical events that had a deep impact on the diaspora, two young Indo-Canadians have sifted ... Read more...

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Prayers for Indo-Canadian weightlifter to win Olympic gold


August 5th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Punjabi Dhaba (Dixon, California), Aug 5 (IANS) American supporters of Indo-Canadian weightlifter Jasvir Singh, who is representing Canada in the sport, have raised $21,000 for him and vowed to organise ... Read more...

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Canadian citizenship awaits Punjabis with money to spare!


June 11th, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) A leading Canadian investment facilitator has been focussing on the rich in Punjab, offering them permanent residency (PR) and even citizenship - if they are willing ... Read more...

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Canadian honour for Aung San Suu Kyi


May 6th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Canada Monday conferred honorary citizenship on jailed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for her fight for restoration of democracy and human rights in the southeast Asian nation. ... Read more...

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