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Nepali kingpin of Delhi auto thefts arrested


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A 45-year-old Nepali national, known as king of stolen vehicles receivers, was arrested here for his involvement in more than 100 auto theft cases in ... Read more...

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Sobhraj’s mom-in-law shocked by ‘Bigg Boss’ sex query


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) When Nihita Biswas Sobhraj made entertainment history Monday night by becoming the first contestant from Nepal to take part in Indian TV channel Color's reality show ... Read more...

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NRI body wants offshore account disclosure deadline extended


August 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 12 (IANS) The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) has sought extension of the deadline for Indian-Americans to disclose their offshore accounts from Aug 31 to ... Read more...

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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...

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LinkedIn sinks, Silicon Valley fears doom


August 9th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, bore the brunt of the Monday mayhem on Wall Street, sinking more than 17 percent.The market drubbing ... Read more...

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Why packing on pounds is riskier for Indians


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) Packing on pounds is riskier for Indians and other South Asians than white people, says a study.While white Caucasian people store their extra body fat in ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian woman killed by husband


July 29th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 29 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian woman working at a Punjabi-English newspaper in Surrey on the outskirts of Vancouver was stabbed to death allegedly by her husband Thursday.Twenty-four-old Ravinder Bhangu, ... Read more...

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Google suffers major blow in Nortel patent loss


July 4th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 4 (IANS) Google, which initiated the bidding war for precious Nortel patents in April, has suffered a huge blow with an Apple-led consortium walking away with 6,000 patents ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh blames smoking habit on days with theatre


June 27th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) Bollywood super star Shah Rukh Khan blames his initial days with theatre for his smoking habit.Recalling his days as a theatre actor in Delhi, he ... Read more...

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Big B is `stunning actor and gentleman,’ says King Khan


June 26th, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) For King Khan, Big B is still the super star of Bollywood.Asked about his super status at a press conference here, Shah Rukh Khan said ... Read more...

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Bollywood lacks good young actors, says Kabir Bedi


June 24th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Kabir Bedi rates Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor as the two best young actors in Bollywood today."But frankly there is dearth of young ... Read more...

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IIFA show is ‘Indian kitsch’, not Indian culture: Deepa Mehta


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta has described the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards here this week as "Indian kitsch".The three-day Bollywood show does not represent Indian ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan not skipping IIFA Awards


June 21st, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 21 (IANS) Wizcraft, the organizers of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, have denied reports that Shah Rukh Khan may skip the awards ceremony ... Read more...

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Indian-origin student shot dead in Toronto


May 31st, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 31 (IANS) An Indian-origin teenage student has been shot dead here, police said.Fifteen-year-old Andrew Naidoo was shot by unknown assailants in his west-end Toronto townhouse complex late Sunday ... Read more...

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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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Toronto exchange rejects rival bid, wants merger with London


May 21st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 21 (IANS) With its merger with the London Stock Exchange still awaiting nod from the Canadian government, the Toronto Stock Exchange Friday rejected a rival bid by a ... Read more...

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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...

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RIM unveils thinnest BlackBerry Bold models (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 2 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) Monday unveiled two new BlackBerry Bold smartphones at its annual BlackBerry World conference. The Canadian company also unveiled its new BlackBerry 7 ... Read more...

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RIM unveils thinnest BlackBerry Bold smartphones


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 2 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) Monday unveiled two new BlackBerry Bold smart phones at its annual BlackBerry World conference. The Canadian company also unveiled its new BlackBerry ... Read more...

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Indian-owned mobile music company bought by Google


April 12th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 12 (IANS) After offering $900 million last week to buy about 6,000 patents of the fallen Canadian telecom giant Nortel, Google has now snapped up an Indian-owned mobile ... Read more...

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Rampaging Punjab man gets 2-year jail in Canada


April 8th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 8 (IANS) A Punjab man in the Sikh-dominated city of Abbotsford near here was Thursday jailed for two years for terrorizing his white tenant family.Paramjeet Jandu, who was ... Read more...

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3 lucky farmers enjoy World Cup final at Wankhede (With images)


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Two lucky farmers from Maharashtra and one from Punjab were among the thousands of spectators who witnessed the India-Sri Lanka cricket World Cup final at ... Read more...

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BlackBerry signs Indian-led company for tablet apps


March 31st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 31 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has entered into a deal with Indian-led Polar Mobile for exclusive development of apps to enhance appeal of its soon-be-launched ... Read more...

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Buffett’s NetJets places biggest order with Bombardier


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 2 (IANS) Bombardier has announced the largest business aircraft sale in its history with Warren Buffett's NetJets ordering 50 Global business jets with the options of buying additional ... Read more...

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900 percent fee hike by McGill University fuels anger


March 2nd, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 2 (IANS) Canada's world-famous McGill University, which is the first-choice destination for Indian and other foreign students seeking to study in this country, faces fine for 900 percent ... Read more...

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Canada bars entry to Indian Airlines hijacker


February 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) Canada has refused to re-admit the mastermind of the 1984 Indian Airline hijacking who was deported to India last year.Parminder Singh Saini, 47, who was ... Read more...

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BlackBerry warns tougher measures would affect India’s business


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 23 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which has faced many deadlines from India for providing access to its enterprise service or encrypted emails in view of ... Read more...

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HP, BlackBerry, Wal-Mart sink as markets retreat over Libyan crisis


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Global giants sank as stock markets tumbled in Toronto and New York Tuesday as oil prices surged amid worries over continuing unrest in Libya.A member ... Read more...

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Arcelor, partner in virtual takeover of iron-ore giant


February 19th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 19 (IANS) With their final offer of buying the remaining common shares expiring Thursday, ArcelorMittal and Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition have almost acquired total control of Toronto-based ... 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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BlackBerry stock shoots up on Citigroup upgradation


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) Buoyed up by big gains by energy, financial and tech stocks Wednesday, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) surged over 14,000 points for the first time since ... Read more...

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Unprecedented cyber attack on Canada linked to China


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) In an unprecedented cyber-attack on the Canadian government from China, hackers have reportedly breached highly classified government documents.The cyber attack on Canada comes a ... Read more...

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US no-fly list leaves British Muslim stranded in Canada


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Probably in the first such case in international travel, the US no-fly list has left a British man stranded in Canada.Dawood Hepplewhite, who is a ... Read more...

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India, smaller Asian economies to lead growth


February 15th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 15 (IANS) Smaller Asian economies and India will lead in global growth in the next year, says an international survey of asset management, private equity and hedge fund ... Read more...

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Merger of London, Toronto exchanges under review


February 15th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 15 (IANS) Canada Monday announced that it will review the proposed mega merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange with the London Stock Exchange.The TMX Group, which operates the ... Read more...

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