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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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Former fighter pilot named Canadian military chief


August 28th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that Lieutenant-General Thomas Lawson has been appointed Canada's new chief of the defence staff, the country's top military post.Lawson, who ... 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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Canada backtracks on pledge to balance budget by 2014


November 9th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Nov 9 (IANS) The Canadian government will not be able to keep its election promise to balance the budget in two years, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has said.Flaherty 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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Canada welcomes new Libya


October 24th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 24 (IANS) Canada welcomes the post-Gaddafi era in Libya as well as the transition of the country to a democratic society that respects human rights and the rule ... Read more...

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Canadian PM urges G20 Summit to restore market confidence


October 19th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called on G20 leaders to restore market confidence with concrete policy commitments at their upcoming summit in Cannes, France.Harper, in a ... 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 will have to change gameplan to fight terror: Indo-Canadian leader


July 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 15 (IANS) Expressing outrage over the repeat terrorist attacks on Mumbai, top Indo-Canadian leader Ujjal Dosanjh Thursday said that India will have to change its gameplan to defeat ... Read more...

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Canada stands by India, says terrorism is ‘alive and active’


July 14th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Standing by India in the aftermath of the Mumbai bomb blasts, Canada Wednesday said terrorism is "alive and active" and the international community should come together ... 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 opposition leader seeks review of Bhullar death sentence


June 15th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 15 (IANS) Canada's opposition party has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper to urge India to review the death penalty against Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar in a 1993 ... Read more...

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Student shocks Canada with stunt inside parliament


June 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 6 (IANS) A young Canadian woman has become an instant national celebrity by pulling off a protest stunt against Prime Minister Stephen Harper inside parliament.Brigette DePape, 21, stunned ... 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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Two Sikhs become ministers in Canada


May 19th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 19 (IANS) Two Sikhs were named to the new Canadian cabinet announced Wednesday.In a major surprise for the million-strong Indo-Canadian community, first-time MP Bal Gosal from the Toronto ... Read more...

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India is ‘top priority’ for new Canadian government


May 5th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 5 (IANS) Deepening bilateral ties with India will be the new Canadian government's "top priority", says seniormost Indo-Canadian parliamentarian Deepak Obhrai.Obhrai, who was re-elected to the Canadian ... 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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Dosanjh, Dhalla lose as Canada’s ruling party gets majority


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canada's ruling Conservative Party was returned to power with a majority in the parliamentary elections Monday night.The party, which missed the majority mark in 2006 ... Read more...

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Ruling party set for comfortable majority in Canadian polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canada's ruling Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper seemed set to get a comfortable majority in the parliamentary elections Monday night. The majority mark ... 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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