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Putin vows to continue liberal reforms in Russia


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is a presidential candidate this time, has promised to continue liberal reforms in the country if elected president ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Patel rubbishes graft charges, Ajit Singh rules out probe (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday ruled out a probe into the allegations of graft against Praful Patel, who once held the portfolio, even ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India enquiry into charges against Patel ruled out


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday ruled out an investigation by Air India into the charges made by a Canadian daily that Praful Patel, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada has not expelled diplomats: Russia


January 21st, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian foreign ministry has denied reports that said four Russian embassy staff in Canadian capital Ottawa were expelled following the arrest of a Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drake releases ‘Take Care’


November 15th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After releasing chart-topping singles, Drake has finally released his second studio project “Take Care.” The actor-turned singer released the album on Tuesday (15th of November 2011). Ahead of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BlackBerry becomes a weapon for rioters in Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) With rioters in Britain using BlackBerry to direct fellow looters to spread mayhem in cities across the country, Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has promised ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canadian author in war of words with Toronto mayor


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) Canada is witnessing a war of words between its famous author Margaret Atwood and the mayor of its biggest city, Toronto.Atwood, one of modern era's literary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar’s Super 30 features in Canadian newspaper


July 24th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps economically backward students crack the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has been given an extensive ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Why can’t India feed its people, asks Canadian media


July 18th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 18 (IANS) In this Year of India in Canada, India is making news in the media here - not for the second highest growth rate in the world ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China won’t be next superpower: Kissinger


June 21st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) China will not dominate the current century, says former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.The US will continue to maintain its position in the world as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

21 percent plunge in BlackBerry stock


June 18th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) In the biggest one-day fall in its fortunes Friday, the BlackBerry company Research In Motion (RIM) plunged about 21 percent - or more than $7 per ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google Android smart phones top as Nokia, BlackBerry sink


June 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Toronto, June 1 (IANS) Google's Android devices have become most popular smart phones in the US, said a Nielsen survey Tuesday, a day when Nokia shares tanked more than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan may give gold mining rights to Chinese


May 18th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) As Pakistan turns to China after the killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos May 2, Islamabad is likely to dump Canada's Barrick ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

`Pakistan stands to gain from Osama’s death’


May 13th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan "stands to gain" from the death of Osama bin Laden and an early withdrawal of US-led NATO forces will only help Islamabad realise its ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kashmir terror outfit Hizbul Mujahedeen behind sheltering Osama in Abbottabad?


May 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4(ANI): There are indications emerging that Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was sheltered at the luxury compound in Abbottabad by Hizbul Mujahedeen- one of the militant groups that has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Anti-India Hizbul sheltered Osama in its compound: Report


May 4th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 4 (IANS) Hizbul Mujahideen, the militant outfit fighting Indian forces in Kashmir, owned the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces Sunday, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tories clinch majority in Canada polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 3 (ANI): Canadians have handed the Conservative Party its long-coveted majority after a game-changing election that boosted the New Democrats to the Official Opposition, decimated the Bloc Québécois and humbled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian apex court clears way to recoup Kanishka accused’s legal bill


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Ontario (Canada), Apr. 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Canada has cleared the way for the British Columbia government to wrest 5.2 million dollars in legal fees from a man acquitted of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Verizon, AT&T; crucial to BlackBerry tablet sales


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 22 (IANS) The BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which is pinning hopes on its PlayBook tablet to be a game-changer for the Canadian wireless giant, is banking ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fear of uprising may affect Easter celebration in China


April 18th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 18 (ANI): Many Christians in China have expressed concern about the country's house church leaders' decision to hold another outdoor service on Easter Sunday.Recently, Beijing police detained nearly 50 church ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PlayBook for those who want to work and play


April 18th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 18 (IANS) Despite the so-so reviews it received before its launch Tuesday, the BlackBerry tablet leaves Apple's iPad miles behind in multitasking, say the experts.Its powerful QNX operating ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Headley, Rana to admit plotting Mumbai attack at ISI’s behest (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 12 (IANS) Pakistani-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana and his accomplice David Headley are likely to admit during their trial in the US next month that they ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

Posted in South Asia |

After UN fly ban, world bracing ‘all necessary measures’ to protect Libyans (Third Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) The international community Friday began discussing all measures, including military action, against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to enforce a fly ban which was imposed by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Canada to deport Tamil migrant over past links with LTTE


March 9th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Mar.9 (ANI): The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has ordered the deportation of a Tamil migrant after finding out that he had been a member of the banned group, Liberation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian Police kept in dark over Parmar’s phone tapping in Air India case: Bass


March 9th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Mar.9 (ANI): Royal Canadian Mounted Police Deputy commissioner Gary Bass has said RCMP investigators in the Air India case were not told that Canadian Security Intelligence Service had been wiretapping the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More arrests possible in Air India bombing case: Canadian police


March 8th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Mar 8 (ANI): More arrests could be done in the 26-year-old Air India case after new efforts were being made to find two men who checked in bags with explosives at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nelly Furtado to donate $1M paycheck from Qaddafi to charity


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Canadian singer Nelly Furtado has announced on Twitter that she will donate 1 million dollars she earned performing for the family of Libya's embattled leader, Muammar al-Qaddafi, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Canadian minorities earn 18 percent less than Canadian whites: Indian origin economist


February 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Feb.26 (ANI): A Canadian-born visible minority man earns about 18 per cent less than a Canadian-born white man with similar education and experience, according to Simon Fraser University Indian origin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ousted Tunisian president has prime assets in Canada: Report


February 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 20 (IANS) The family of Tunisia's ousted president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, has assets worth $10 million to $20 million in Canada, a media report said.Ben Ali fled to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Canadian federal department computers hit by suspected Chinese cyber attack


February 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Feb.17 (ANI): Key Federal departments in Canada have detected an "unauthorized attempt" to access their computer networks, and investigations have revealed that the cyber attack originated from servers based in China.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sikh community speaks out against Quebec kirpan ban


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Feb.10 (ANI): The World Sikh Organization has expressed its disappointment over a unanimous vote in the National Assembly to bar the kirpan from all legislative buildings.The Parti Québécois had tabled ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Canadian naval commander warned of Somalia’s ‘collusion’ with pirates: Wikileaks


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Feb.7 (ANI): Whistle-blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed that a Canadian navy commander had warned about a collusion between Somali pirates and the transitional Somali government that's being backed by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-origin husband found guilty of ‘2006 pregnant woman’s’ murder


February 6th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Feb 6 (ANI): An Indian-origin former British Columbia schoolteacher has been found guilty of murdering his pregnant wife in 2006.Mukhtiar Panghali Singh was found guilty of murdering his wife, Manjit, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, a camera that creates real-time, 3D colour movies of the brain!


February 5th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A team of doctors have written software that creates dynamic, real-time, three-dimensional colour movies of the brain."We usually think of cameras as looking out at the world. This ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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