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Canada’s suspension of ties ‘hostile’ measure: Iran


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) Iran has termed Canada's suspension of diplomatic ties with the country as a "hostile" measure, Xinhua reported.According to Iran's state-run Press TV, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chief of ... 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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Bollywood is magic, says Ontario Premier


June 24th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 24 (IANS) The song, the dance, the drama, the action withstanding - Bollywood is "magic", said Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty at the inaugural press conference of the ... Read more...

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Canada unveils another memorial to Air India victims


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Canada will unveil another memorial to the 1985 Air Indian Kanishka bombing victims Thursday - the 26th anniversary of the tragedy.The new memorial will be unveiled ... Read more...

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Sikh woman MP accuses Canadian immigration minister of lying


April 29th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 29 (IANS) An election contest here between two Punjabi candidates for the May 2 parliamentary polls has degenerated into a virtual mud-slinging match.And this so-called 'Punjab-style' campaigning by ... Read more...

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Canadian researchers announce breakthrough in malaria treatment


March 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Canadian researchers have made a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, along with Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for ... 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 monitoring second shipload of Sri Lankan migrants to country


October 18th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Oct 18 (ANI): The Canadian government is reportedly monitoring a second ship full of Sri Lankan migrants preparing to head towards the country, and has stepped up its co-operation with other ... Read more...

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Canada apologised for 1914 Komagata Maru Tragedy, says Krishna


August 25th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 25 (ANI): The Minister of External Affairs S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, a province in Canada, unanimously passed a resolution in May, ... Read more...

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Tamil-smuggling ship charged $20 million for passage


August 17th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Aug 17 (IANS) Canadian Public Safety Minister Vic Toews said Monday that the Thai ship that brought about 500 Tamils into Canada Friday was part of a organized criminal ... Read more...

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It’s Now Boman Irani Making India Proud


July 28th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Boman Irani, a well-known name in the Indian film industry, has left no stone unturned to get recognized for his undisputable talent. From his superhit ... Read more...

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Canada announces Banting Fellowships


July 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, has announced the establishment of Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, a prestigious new program by the Government of Canada to attract and develop ... Read more...

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Sorry, says Canada 25 years after Air India bombing (Lead)


June 24th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 24 (IANS) Accepting "institutional failings of 25 years ago", Canada Wednesday formally accepted blame for the Air India bombing tragedy and said sorry to the families of ... Read more...

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Canadian PM issues unqualified apology to kin of Air India victims


June 24th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), June 24 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday issued an unqualified apology to the relatives of the victims of the Air India plane bombing of 1985.The powerful and ... Read more...

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We are sorry, says Canada 25 years after Air India bombing


June 24th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 24 (IANS) In a historic step on the 25th anniversary of the Air India bombing Wednesday, Canada formally accepted blame for the tragedy and apologised to the victim ... Read more...

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Canada has deeply regretted visa row, says Krishna (Second Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said Canada has issued a statement "deeply regretting" the language used by its officials while rejecting visas to Indian defence and security ... Read more...

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Canada has deeply regretted visa row, says Krishna


May 28th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said Canada has issued a statement "deeply regretting" the language used by its officials while rejecting visas of Indian defence and security ... Read more...

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Canada ‘deeply regrets’ visa row with India


May 28th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) Canada has said it "deeply regrets" the aspersions cast on the Indian security establishment following the refusal of visa to several Indians by its mission in New Delhi. "The ... Read more...

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Canada warns Sikh radicals against violence


April 27th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) In a stern warning to Sikh radicals here, the Canadian government said Monday that "threats of violence" by extremists will not be tolerated. The warning comes after ... Read more...

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End emergency, reconcile with Tamils, Canada tells Sri Lanka


March 12th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 12 (IANS) Canada, home to the biggest Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora, Thursday urged Sri Lanka to lift the state of emergency imposed during the onslaught on the Tamil Tigers. Urging Colombo ... Read more...

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Sunflower DNA Maps Being Researched To Create New, Economical Variety


January 25th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research project has been launched that aims at mapping the DNA of sunflowers. The project, called the Genomics of Sunflower, is funded by the ... Read more...

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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar carries Olympic flame in Toronto


December 18th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Dec.18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Thursday participated in the Olympic Torch Relay and carried the Olympic flame here.Akshay is an international torchbearer with the Vancouver 2010 Olympic ... Read more...

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The Border premieres today


October 9th, 2009 - 2:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Oct 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is an action-packed crime series, which reflects on the security issues faced by various countries. In the post twin-tower attack on 9/11 the once "undefended border" ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian officer faces extradition to US for drug smuggling


July 5th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 5 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian officer with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), who minted money by allowing smuggling of cocaine into Canada, faces extradition to the US after his indictment ... Read more...

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Canada gets 12 percent stake in ‘bankrupt’ GM


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 2 (IANS) As General Motors filed for bankruptcy protection in New York Monday under pressure from President Barack Obama, Canada acquired 12 percent equity of the failed ... Read more...

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Canada confirms first flu death


May 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 9 (IANS) Canada Friday confirmed its first death from the influenza H1N1 flu. Health officials said the swine flu was the cause of the death of a woman in Alberta province ... Read more...

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British Columbia starting liaison office in Chandigarh


April 28th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) Despite the global economic meltdown, the government of Canada's British Columbia (BC) province is all set to establish a business investment and skills liaison office here ... Read more...

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Canada favours peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute (Lead)


March 25th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 25 (IANS) Canada has reiterated that it has not changed its position on Jammu and Kashmir and that it wants India and Pakistan to resolve the dispute peacefully.The ... Read more...

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‘Canada has not changed its stand on Kashmir’


March 25th, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 25 (IANS) Canada Tuesday reiterated that it has not changed it position on Kashmir.The clarification came after a pro-Pakistan Kashmiri group here wrote a letter to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Canada recognizes Tibetan New Year


February 26th, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 26 (IANS) In yet another gesture of goodwill towards the Dalai Lama which could be perceived as an affront by the Chinese, Canada Wednesday recognized the Tibetan New Year of ... Read more...

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Canada’s n-industry sees deals worth billions with India


January 24th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 24 (IANS) The Canadian nuclear industry has welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India to resume nuclear trade between the two countries after three decades, saying ... Read more...

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Canada condoles death of a Canadian in Mumbai attacks


November 28th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa/New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon has confirmed the death of one Canadian citizen in the terror attacks in Mumbai. In a statement that was released by the Canadian ... Read more...

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Canadian PM condemns `despicable and cowardly” attacks in Mumbai


November 28th, 2008 - 10:35 am ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Nov.28 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has condemned the terrorist strikes in Mumbai, which have so far claimed 127 lives and caused injured to 327. In a statement issued ... Read more...

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After 150 years, cricket wins back recognition in Canada


June 21st, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 21 (IANS) Canada, which had declared cricket as its national game way back in 1867 but later lost it to baseball and ice hockey, rehabilitated the sport Friday. ... Read more...

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Canada to apology to Indians for Komagata Maru tragedy


May 12th, 2008 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, May 12 (IANS) Finally, Canada will formally apologise to the Indians here for the Komagata Maru tragedy of 1914 and acknowledge the hurt caused to the community. The Komagata ... Read more...

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