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Canada to fast-track nuclear deal with India (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Underlining that it did not have any proliferation concerns from India, Canada Wednesday said it hoped to complete the remaining procedures to implement the bilateral ... Read more...

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India, Canada to fast-track nuclear deal


September 12th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India and Canada -- an energy giant and member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group -- Wednesday decided to fast-track the remaining procedures to implement their ... Read more...

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India, Canada to energise ties, fast-track nuclear deal


September 11th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India and Canada will Wednesday hold talks to fast-track the implementation of their civil nuclear deal and look for ways to scale up their cooperation ... Read more...

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Chinese president, Canadian PM discuss strategic ties


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, Sep 9 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in this Russian city Sunday to discuss the development of strategic partnership between their two countries.The ... Read more...

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Canadian gay porn star held in Germany for murder


June 4th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 4 (IANS) A 29-year-old Canadian gay porn actor, who has long been pursued by the Interpol for murdering a Chinese student and dismembering the corpse, was Monday arrested ... Read more...

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US, Mexico, Canada reaffirm commitment to security


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Monday concluded a summit that highlighted their commitment to greater cooperation ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikhs show solidarity with Rajoana


March 29th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Over 5,000 Canadian Sikhs gathered at Parliament Hill in Ottawa to show solidarity with Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is on death row in India for the ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister heads to US to discuss Iran


February 27th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 27 (IANS) Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Tuesday headed to Washington for talks with senior US officials about the Iranian nuclear programme.The Israeli minister's two-day US visit ... Read more...

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China loans two pandas to Canada


February 12th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has loaned two rare giant pandas to Canada for a research program.The Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) Saturday signed an agreement with two Canadian ... Read more...

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Canadian PM heads to China


February 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 7 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper left Monday on a five-day official visit to China to enhance strategic partnership between the two countries.Harper is taking along a ... Read more...

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Canada to strengthen strategic ties with China


January 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Jan 12 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday that his government is committed to further promote the strategic partnership between Canada and China.Harper made the remarks during ... Read more...

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US, Canada unveil new measures to facilitate trade


December 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Declaring job creation as his highest priority, US President Barack Obama has unveiled new measures with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to facilitate trade and ... Read more...

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Fresh funding to eradicate polio


October 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Significant fresh funding has been announced to help eradicate polio, a disease that afflicts people in four countries -- three of them in the Commonwealth.India, ... Read more...

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India, Canada initiative on art


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 2 (IANS) The National Museum Institute and the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute in the capital here will present a four-day special lecture on the indigenous art of ... Read more...

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Jack Layton dies at the age of 61


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian inspirational politician Jack Layton has lost his battle against cancer. He was 61. On 25th of July, Layton announced that he was stepping down as the ... Read more...

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‘Perverse behaviour’ by investors baffles economists


August 9th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 9 (IANS) The continuing market mayhem Monday puzzled economists who wondered why investors are seeking refuge in the very US assets that have been downgraded by Standard ... 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...

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Canada unveils Kanishka Project to honour Air India victims


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 24 (IANS) To mark the 26th anniversary of the Air India bombing Thursday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled a new memorial to the 329 victims and announced ... Read more...

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Canada leader calls William-Kate ‘parasites’


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A Canadian politician has termed Prince William and his wife Catherine "parasites", just ahead of the royal couple's trip to the North American country, a ... Read more...

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Deepak Obhrai re-appointed Canada’s parliamentary secretary


May 26th, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday re-appointed senior-most Indo-Canadian MP Deepak Obhrai as parliamentary secretary to the minister of foreign affairs.Obhrai, who is the longest serving ... Read more...

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Top Indo-Canadian MPs lost in Canadian elections


May 4th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 4 (IANS) Top Indo-Canadian MPs, including Ujjal Dosanjh, Ruby Dhalla, Gurbax Malhi, Navdeep Bains and Sukh Dhaliwal, lost in Monday's parliamentary elections which returned the ruling Conservative ... Read more...

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Canada cautions against complacency after Osama death


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canadians Monday welcomed the death of Al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden though there were no public celebrations - unlike in the US - of the ... Read more...

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Canadian parliament may see more Indian-origin MPs


April 26th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 26 (IANS) With main three national parties putting up 23 Indo-Canadian candidates for the May 2 general election, the Canadian parliament may see more MPs of Indian-origin this ... 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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Canadian PM joins oldest Vaisakhi parade in North America


April 17th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 17 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined thousands of Sikhs here Saturday for the weekend Vaisakhi celebrations. Called the Vaisakhi Parade, it is one of the oldest ... Read more...

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Canada-India free trade pact by 2013: Industry Minister


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement has reiterated his country's commitment to signing a free trade agreement with India by 2013.Speaking at a roundtable organized by ... Read more...

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Stephen Harper Government in Canada falls after no-confidence vote


March 26th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Mar.26 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government has fallen after a no confidence vote was passed in the country's parliament.Opposition parties accused the Conservative Government of failing to disclose the ... Read more...

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Canadian PM Harper announces support for expansion of Jean-Lesage International Airport


March 17th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by BNO News
QUEBEC, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday announced federal support for the long-term expansion and modernization plans of Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City.More than 1 million ... Read more...

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Year of India in Canada begins


March 5th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 5 (IANS) The Year of India in Canada opened Friday night in Quebec city, with sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan and Ayaan launching ... Read more...

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Canada shocked over Pakistani minister’s assassination


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 3 (IANS) Expressing his shock over the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's minister of minorities, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday asked Pakistan to prevent the misuse of ... Read more...

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Obama proposal for entry fee on Canadians creates uproar


February 18th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) President Barack Obama's proposal to charge an entry fee from Canadians entering the US has infuriated political and business leaders in this country.In his proposal ... Read more...

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Canada to vet Toronto Exchange merger with London bourse


February 12th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 12 (IANS) The proposed merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE) with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) may not have smooth sailing as the Canadian and Ontario provincial ... Read more...

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Russia beats Canada 5-3 to win the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships


January 6th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by BNO News
BUFFALO, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Russia men's national ice hockey team on Wednesday evening beat Canada to win the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.The tournament began on December 26 and ... Read more...

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Canada to fund Komagata Maru projects to appease Indo-Canadians


December 14th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Dec 14 (IANS) In a move to appease the influential Indo-Canadian community, the Canadian government has announced it would fund two projects here to commemorate the tragic Komagata ... 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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