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‘Khushiyaan’ selected for Punjabi film fest in Toronto


May 17th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Tirlok Malik is delighted after his Punjabi film "Khushiyaan" was selected for a screening at the first Punjabi International Film Festival (PIFF), starting ... Read more...

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Essar Group doubles steel capacity at Hazira, Gujarat


February 24th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hazira (Gujarat), Feb 24 (IANS) The Ruias-controlled Essar Group has doubled its steel-manufacturing capacity at this port town in south Gujarat to 10 million tonnes annually, making the unit the ... Read more...

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Toronto stock exchange kills merger deal with London


June 30th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 30 (IANS) The Toronto Stock exchange (TSE) has terminated its proposed merger with the London Stock Exchange as two-thirds of its shareholders didn't back the $3.7 billion merger ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh turns flirtatious in Toronto, wins over women


June 25th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 25 (IANS) King Khan has charmed Toronto with his playfulness. At the IIFA Rock show here, when he was asked to present an award to cinematographer Sudeep ... Read more...

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Stage set for Bollywood’s grandest show abroad (With Image)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) The stage is set, the mood alive! As Bollywood's grandest and most glamorous celebration, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards, launches here ... 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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Toronto-London bourse merger iffy after rival offer


May 16th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 16 (IANS) The proposed merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange with the London Stock Exchange may be in trouble as a Canadian group has made a rival offer ... Read more...

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Kalmadi-led CWG organising committee a sham: Shunglu panel(Lead)


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The V.K. Shunglu committee has severely indicted former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi for running the OC "like a club" with ... Read more...

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India to woo businesses at Toronto mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


March 28th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 28 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) will hold a roundtable on business opportunities in India ... Read more...

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Indian doctor gets bail for gangrape, two more victims come forward


February 24th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) As an Indo-Canadian doctor and his colleague, charged with drugging and raping a woman, were released on $100,000 bail each Wednesday, two more women have ... 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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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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Toronto to hold mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (With Image)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 20 (IANS) India will hold a mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - a diaspora conclave - in Canada next year, the Indian high commissioner said here.Announcing this at the delayed ... Read more...

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Toronto Stock Exchange to hold road show in India


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 2 (IANS) The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) will hold a road show in India in November to showcase its unique position in the global mining industry.TSX is also ... Read more...

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India signs MoU with Canada’s Ontario province (With Image)


July 9th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 9 (IANS) Just over a week after the prime ministers of India and Canada signed nuclear and mining agreements, India Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ... Read more...

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Indian mines minister to visit Canada


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 2 (IANS) Close on the heels of India and Canada signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in mining last week, India's mines minister Bijoy Krishna Handique will visit ... Read more...

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Mammohan Singh invites Indo-Canadian lawmakers for meeting


June 25th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet all MPs and provincial lawmakers of Indian origin in Canada during his visit here for the G-20 summit at ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake felt throughout parts of Canada and the United States


June 24th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
TORONTO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Ontario-Quebec border region on Wednesday and was felt across parts of the United States, seismologists said.The 5.5-magnitude earthquake at 1.41 p.m. local time ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake rocks Ontario-Quebec border region, felt in New York


June 24th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
TORONTO (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck the Ontario-Quebec border region on Wednesday and was felt across parts of New York, seismologists said.The 5.5-magnitude earthquake at 1.41 p.m. local time (1741 ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking joins Canada’s Perimeter Institute (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best known physicists, has become the first of 20 'distinguished research chairs' at Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo near ... Read more...

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Re-instated Indian Canadian minister quit within a day


May 6th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver (British Columbia), May 6 (IANS) In a bizarre turn of events, Indian Canadian minister Kash Heed, who was re-instated as solicitor-general of British Columbia province in Canada Tuesday after ... Read more...

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Canadian firm set for drilling in Uttarakhand


April 21st, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 21 (IANS) Canada's Pebble Creek mining company said here Tuesday that it is all set to commence drilling operations at its Askot project in India's Uttarakhand state. Situated in Pithoragarh district ... Read more...

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India gets big response at global mining meet


March 10th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 10 (IANS) India has drawn a huge response at the world's biggest mining conference here, with Ontario province signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with New Delhi to exploit India's ... Read more...

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Sex aborts dreams of another rising politician


February 11th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 11 (IANS) Canadians were shocked Wednesday when they saw a young politician on their TV screens admitting to serial infidelities and abandoning his campaign for the country's dream ... Read more...

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Indian-owned brewery gets too frothy for Canadians (Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) An Indian Canadian-owned brewery is getting a little too frothy for Canadian regulators and the competition.They are taking exception to Boxer Beer, produced by Minhas Creek ... Read more...

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Indian-owned beer gets too frothy for Canadians


January 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) An Indian Canadian-owned beer is getting a little too frothy for Canadian regulators and the competition.They are taking exception to Boxer Beer, produced by Minhas Creek ... Read more...

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Canadian province premier on ‘green mission’ to India


December 6th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 6 (IANS) Dalton McGuinty, premier of Canada's Ontario province, Saturday left for India on a week-long trade mission to sell green technology to the energy-starved country.Coming close on ... Read more...

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Canada reports first case of swine flu in birds


October 21st, 2009 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) Canadian health officials Tuesday detected the first case of swine flu at a Turkey farm in Ontario province, making it the second country after Chile to report such ... Read more...

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Canadian politician behind road-rage death banned from driving


September 5th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 5 (IANS) A top Canadian politician, who was charged in the killing of a cyclist in road rage in the heart of Toronto, has been banned from driving and ordered ... Read more...

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Flu kills four more Canadians, toll 11


June 17th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) The death toll from the swine flu in Canada has reached 11 with four more people dying from the H1N1 virus. More than 4,000 cases of the flu have ... Read more...

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Ontario premier to lead green mission to India


May 15th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty will lead a trade mission to India in December, his office said Thursday. Ontario province, with Toronto as its capital, is Canada's ... Read more...

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Call for probe against Indian Canadian MP over nanny abuse (Lead)


May 6th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Indian-origin Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla, rated the world's "third hottest" politician, is battling calls for a probe against her for having allegedly illtreated two nannies at her family ... Read more...

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$3.8 bn Canadian loan for auto giant Chrysler


May 1st, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Canada will loan $3.8 billion to Chrysler in return for a two percent stake and a say in management as the troubled auto giant undertakes restructuring to survive. The ... Read more...

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Seven more cases of swine flu in Canada


April 29th, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 29 (IANS) Canada Tuesday reported seven more cases of swine flu even as authorities "further enhanced" screening of passengers at airports and advised people against traveling to Mexico. So far, Mexico ... Read more...

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GM, Chrysler vehicle buyers get government warranty in Canada


April 8th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 8 (IANS) Canada Tuesday followed the US in unveiling its own package to back warranties for vehicles sold by the sinking General Motors and Chrysler in a ... Read more...

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